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Still smoking cigars? These work pals created mobile lounge just for you

After being out on the road for days laying asphalt in Pennsylvania, all Dave Ladigo wanted was to get home, sit on his patio and light up a cigar.


Butler in Youngstown to exhibit rock icon Mellencamp exhibit this fall

A new exhibition of paintings by rock icon John Mellencamp will open at the Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., on Sept. 20 and run through Nov. 18.


Mahoning agencies creating campus for fresh food, special needs jobs

Numerous local agencies are coming together for an initiative that would provide fresh, nutritious food to people in the community who need it and create employment opportunities for adults with special needs.


Businessman snags multiple appliances at YSU sale, leaving others empty-handed

A big used-appliance sale at Youngstown State University drew 200 prospective buyers – and some complaints Thursday on social media.


Egypt brokers truce -- for now -- between Hamas and Israel

Egypt brokers truce -- for now -- between Hamas and Israel


Judge bans homeless from setting up camps anywhere in Hamilton County

Judge bans homeless from setting up camps anywhere in Hamilton County


Mahoning Democrats and Republicans to have voter registration drive Saturday

Mahoning Democrats and Republicans to have voter registration drive Saturday


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Hundreds show up for YSU appliance sale

Hundreds show up for YSU appliance sale


Niles Farmers Market from 4 to 7 p.m. today

Niles Farmers Market from 4 to 7 p.m. today


Indians place Leonys Martin on 10-day DL because of illness

Indians place Leonys Martin on 10-day DL because of illness


2 women, man hospitalized after shooting in Pennsylvania

2 women, man hospitalized after shooting in Pennsylvania


Mahoning awarded $146,000 in federal funding to fight the opioid epidemic

Mahoning awarded $146,000 in federal funding to fight the opioid epidemic


2 new exotic species identified in the Great Lakes

2 new exotic species identified in the Great Lakes


Police: Man stabbed to death at Philadelphia train station

Police: Man stabbed to death at Philadelphia train station


MANAFORT TRIAL | Witness recounts how Manafort lied to get bank loans

Witness recounts how Manafort lied to get bank loans


Oklahoma teen to serve 5 life terms for killing family

Oklahoma teen to serve 5 life terms for killing family


Chaney High School Cowboys are sticking with tradition

Chaney High School Cowboys are sticking with tradition


Summer bridge set for incoming East & Chaney freshmen

Summer bridge set for incoming East & Chaney freshmen


J.C. Penney to open 500 baby shops amid Babies R Us demise

J.C. Penney to open 500 baby shops amid Babies R Us demise


Rickie Fowler has lead at PGA Championship

Rickie Fowler has lead at PGA Championshi


Feds: Man offered $500 for killing of ICE agents

Feds: Man offered $500 for killing of ICE agents


First batch of Kavanaugh White House documents released

First batch of Kavanaugh White House documents released


Kindergartners learns fire, bus safety at Boardman Safety Village

Kindergartners learns fire, bus safety at Boardman Safety Village


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Austintown man faces charges of kidnapping, resisting arrest and assault

Austintown man faces charges of kidnapping, resisting arrest and assault


Melania Trump's parents are sworn in as US citizens

Melania Trump's parents are sworn in as US citizens


Youngstown fire officials investigate cause of South Side blaze

Youngstown fire officials investigate cause of South Side blaze


Argentine Senate rejects legalizing elective abortion

Argentine Senate rejects legalizing elective abortion


Area agency looks to provide food-service program for Mahoning County agencies

Area agency looks to provide food-service program for Mahoning County agencies


Federal judge denies homeless request to block Hamilton County action

Federal judge denies homeless request to block Hamilton County action


Yemen rebels say Saudi coalition airstrike in north kills 50

Yemen rebels say Saudi coalition airstrike in north kills 50


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Israel launches scores of airstrikes as Gaza fire persists

Israel launches scores of airstrikes as Gaza fire persists


Tribune calls off $3.9B buyout by Sinclair

Tribune calls off $3.9B buyout by Sinclair


Another area code to be added for portions of Ohio in 2020

Another area code to be added for portions of Ohio in 2020


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Couple arrested for making love in vacant South Side house

Couple arrested for making love in vacant South Side house


John Mellencamp art exhibition coming to the Butler

John Mellencamp art exhibition coming to the Butler


Puerto Rico concedes Hurricane Maria deaths more than 1,400

Puerto Rico concedes Hurricane Maria deaths more than 1,400


Police: 1 dead in crash involving heavy machinery in SW Ohio

Police: 1 dead in crash involving heavy machinery in SW Ohio


Attorney questions allegation in N.M. compound case

Attorney questions allegation in N.M. compound case


Warren City Council's health and welfare committee meets today

Warren City Council's health and welfare committee meets today


VINDY EXCLUSIVE : Covelli Centre has its best second quarter since 2013

The facility’s executive director expects a near-record year for an operating surplus.


Experience, transfers have East looking up

For his final high school season, East lineman Chris Fitzgerald is ready to win


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Probation given to former chief, coroner’s investigator

The sentence was agreed on by prosecutors and defense attorneys, on charges that Jamrozik stole while working, and for beating Kello.


All-Stars lead Scrappers over Crosscutters

Shane McCarthy pitched three innings of one-hit baseball in his second start.


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Youngstown officials reject offer to take over downtown utility company

‘Taking it over is not going to happen,’ the mayor says.


SPORTS DIGEST || Chaney, Crestview to face off in Week 6

The Chaney and Crestview football teams will play in Week 6 this season.


School at Work helps graduates achieve their dream careers

Two School at Work graduates have received scholarships to Mercy College to continue their dreams of being registered nurses.


PREPS AT A GLANCE

PREPS AT A GLANCE BOYS GOLF Lordstown 178, Warren Harding 242 at Duck Creek Golf Course


Fitch freshman takes no break from learning

Instead of relaxing during his summer vacation, an Austintown ninth-grader went to school to learn about STEM.


PGA Thomas steps out of Spieth’s shadow

A walk from the driving range to the 10th tee at Bellerive took longer than usual for Justin Thomas.


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Kool & the Gang back on home turf in Stambaugh show

If You Go What: Kool & the Gang When: 8 p.m. Friday Where: Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth


GOING TO THE CONCERT? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

GOING TO THE CONCERT? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW GETTING IN: The stadium will open at 5:30


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Florida Georgia Line at Stambaugh Stadium

Country duo Florida Georgia Line has built its career one hit song at a time thanks to key collaborations, while also taking quiet steps to establish a lasting songwriting legacy in Nashville.


Seven candidates seek a Mahoning County Court judge seat

The incumbent, who faces criminal charges, didn’t file for re-election.


METRO DIGEST | Suspect sought

Police are looking for Jerry Womack, 34, the prime suspect in the shooting of Larry Burgess that occurred Tuesday on Mumford Drive on the city’s East Side.


METRO DIGEST || OH WOW! adult event

OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology is closed to the general public Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to prepare for its annual adult-only fundraiser, The Science of Brewing, from 6 to 9 p.m.


Feds: Man kept selling drugs after warrant served

Charged in U.S. District Court with having a drug house


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Farmers market, YNDC, Mercy partner to double food help

Star Vincent of East Rochester shows off some of the peaches she had for sale Wednesday at the Youngstown Farmer’s Market at the B&O Terminal off Mahoning Avenue near downtown. The market is a result of a partnership between the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. and Mercy Health.


Canning & Preservation: Drying Apples

Canning & Preservation: Drying Apples When: Today, 1-4 p.m. What: Join Beth Stefura to learn


What is the ‘best’ rose?

What is the ‘best’ rose? Extension has an evaluation system known as Earth-Kind that started at


More water for potted tomatoes

Q. I planted a tomato in a big pot. The tomatoes get ripe, then the bottoms get calloused and hard.


Natural ways to lower high blood pressure

High blood pressure kills people. Maybe not right away, but over the long term, hypertension


Museum to close for fundraiser Friday

Museum to close for fundraiser Friday YOUNGSTOWN OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s


Better grapes

Better grapes Diseases make grape-growing frustrating. Although there are no disease-resistant


Bypass stinky tablet, grow sweet-scented herb

By Marilyn McKinley OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer I grow several types of herbs. One of my


YEARS AGO FOR AUG. 9

Today is Thursday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2018. There are 144 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Sinclair, Tribune in talks to overcome regulatory hurdles

Associated Press NEW YORK The Sinclair broadcasting company says it’s in talks with Tribune


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Summary of police activity in Canfield and Austintown

A summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown and the city of Canfield:


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Share with others at Saturday's plant swap

The annual Bring One Take One plant swap will take place Saturday


Congressman charged with insider trading

Associated Press NEW YORK Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York was arrested


Gates testimony concludes

Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. Paul Manafort’s protege wrapped up his testimony Wednesday


Police release video of shooting suspect

Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation


Kamala Harris to speak at NAACP dinner

Associated Press CINCINNATI A U.S. senator who’s considered a potential Democratic presidential


Jim Brown says he’d never kneel during the anthem

Associated Press CLEVELAND Jim Brown has spent much of his post-NFL career fighting for social


NIGHTLIFE

Apollo Maennerchor Club, 391 Dock St., Sharon, Pa. Fri: Qwister, 9 p.m. Barrel33, 8208 E.


Frazier saves Pirates’ win over Rockies

Frazier had three hits and made a run-saving play in the field..


US plans to impose new sanctions on Russia

Associated Press WASHINGTON The United States announced Wednesday it will impose new sanctions


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Malak Altawil and Khaled Alturman, Youngstown, boy, Aug.


Yo-Yo Ma event details released

Staff report WARREN Gates will open at 5 p.m. for Monday’s free concert by renowned cellist Yo-


49ers to honor Clark with season-long celebration

Associated Press SANTA CLARA, CALIF. The San Francisco 49ers will honor former tight end Dwight


WTG

Thursday Fairs and Festivals Warren Italian Fest, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Courthouse Square, Warren;


MAHONING COURTS

COURTS MAHONING COUNTY DOCKETS Youngstown Ohio Hospital Co. LLC v. Sandra D. Calvin, order of


Rob Allen comedy show

NILES Rob Allen, who has appeared on BET’s “Comic View,” will headline a comedy show at 9 p.m.


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Hikers experience odd encounter with cougar RENO, Nev. A group of hikers say a


Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday Mill Creek MetroParks Board of Park Commissioners, 10 a.m., community engagement


Officer tases 11-year-old girl

Associated Press CINCINNATI A Cincinnati police officer tased an 11-year-old girl who police say


TV/RADIO

TV/RADIO TODAY 7:20 a.m. (FS2) Women’s soccer: Germany vs. China. 10:20 a.m. (FS2) Women’s


Man ruled incompetent for trial in wife’s death

Associated Press MANSFIELD An 80-year-old Ohio man accused of fatally shooting his wife and


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK BlacKkKlansman (R) Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from


Mayfield is ready for his NFL debut

Baker Mayfield played on a big stage at Oklahoma, so he’s not scared of stepping onto football’s biggest one


Play looks at heroin crisis

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN “(In)Dependent,” a play about the heroin crisis co-written by Howland


Callaway also had bullets and gun part in car

As Browns wide receiver Antonio Callaway stood by, a police officer said he “got real nervous”


Lindor’s walkoff homer defeats Twins

The Cleveland Indians again moved 10 games ahead of Minnesota in the AL Central


Cerni Motors to host car, motorcycle show

Cerni Motors to host car, motorcycle show Austintown Cerni Motors will host its sixth annual


Ohio Supreme Court sides with state over charter-school funding

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio had authority to calculate a giant online charter school’s


Stadium vote could move Crew to Texas

Associated Press AUSTIN, TEXAS Texas’ thriving capital city may finally become a major league


Trump’s legal team responds to Mueller interview request

Associated Press WASHINGTON Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Wednesday they have


Poor Portland progressives: So much to protest, so little time

Opinion: “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” – L.P. Hartley WASHINGTON


CD RATES

CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.


WEDNESDAY’S OTHER MLB GAMES

WEDNESDAY’S OTHER MLB GAMES AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels 6, Tigers 0 ANAHEIM, CALIF. Justin


Prosecutor: Man trained kids for shootings

Associated Press TAOS, N.M. A father arrested at a ramshackle New Mexico compound where 11


Trump lacks credibility in claiming voter fraud

Editorial: Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap had an observation about the unsubstantiated claims of


CANDIDATES AND ISSUES | General election

These are the nonpartisan candidates and issues filing by Wednesday’s deadline to get on the Nov. 6


NBA TV James, Warriors, Rockets, Celtics highlight schedule

Associated Press NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform,


Supreme Court nominee scary

Opinion: By Yolanda Parker OtherWords Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a history of interpreting


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‘Flea Market Fanatics’ will launch on website

ROGERS “Flea Market Fanatics,” a reality show about Rogers Community Auction flea market, will


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