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Drivers beware: OVI checkpoint underway on Market Street

An OVI checkpoint is underway tonight until 2 a.m. Sunday on Market Street at Hillman Street in Boardman.

Latino Heritage Festival continues Sunday at Roosevelt Park

Preserving and displaying the area’s Hispanic heritage, great ethnic food and just plain fun are at the heart of the 2018 Latino Heritage Festival underway this weekend at Roosevelt Park in Campbell.

Marginalized Republicans weigh best response to Trump tempest

The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing.

Hundreds get food, health services, parenting advice at downtown event

Cecelia Hargrove was happy to receive plenty of free food that included muffin mix and cold cereal, but for her, the sweetest aspect was the entire package.

City Club hosting forum on Youngstown with national experts

The City Club of the Mahoning Valley will have a free community panel discussion with three national experts from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Youngstown Playhouse called “Revitalizing Youngstown: A Candid Conversation About Challenge & Opportunity.”

2018 Greatest Sunday tee times

2018 Greatest Sunday tee times

Italy's president demands safe roads on day of mourning; death toll rises to 43

Italy’s president demanded guarantees today that all the nation’s roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he hugged and comforted mourners at a state funeral in the grieving port city.

Kofi Annan, UN's first black African leader, dead at 80

Kofi Annan, a charismatic global diplomat and the first black African to become United Nations secretary-general who led the world body through one of its most turbulent periods, died early Saturday at age 80.

2018 Greatest 2-day ALL Scores

2018 Greatest

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Cilone, Porter share lead after round one of Greatest

Joey Cilone and Scott Porter shot 1-under par 69 at Mill Creek Golf Course.

$500,000 bond for man accused of killing his child

Police found the father on his porch, covered in blood, and the baby dead inside.

YSU safety Hegedus lost for season

Torn ACL sidelines junior DB

Northside job losses higher than originally reported

Brown says he will talk to the White House about the Northside facility.

Canfield reloads after big season in 2017

Younger players will be stepping up for playing time after the graduation of one of the Cardinals’ most talented senior classes.

Boardman police report house fire started with domestic incident

Township police responded to a house fire related to a domestic- violence episode on Beechwood Drive on Thursday night, according to a police report.

SPORTS DIGEST || OHSAA receives legal support in lawsuit

OHSAA receives legal support in lawsuit COLUMBUS The Ohio High School Athletic Association

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Urban farm, market provide career training, healthy food

The market features food grown on site and is open every Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

6 apply for Youngstown Muni Court judgeship

The current judge is officially retiring Sept. 21.

Bills beat Browns, but lose QB M<cCarron

Rookie Nick Chubb and Carlos Hyde had touchdown runs for the Browns (1-1).

Panezich appeals denial of post-conviction relief

An appeals court found that the guilty plea in the country’s largest sports-memorabilia fraud case was not coerced.



Bob Dylan to return to Covelli Centre

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Bob Dylan and his band will return to Covelli Centre on Nov. 13.

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Aretha Franklin’s anthems were empowering for women Voice of respect

Aretha Franklin never saw herself as a feminist heroine.

Square dance lessons to begin

Staff report NILES The Niles Friendly Squares, a square dance group dedicated to keeping alive

METRO DIGEST || Woman claims attack by other woman

A woman told police Thursday she was attacked in the 500 block of Breaden Street by another woman she shot 18 years ago.

BUSINESS DIGEST | Free rides for voters

The Cafaro Co. is sponsoring a free ride service for voters in the village’s Tuesday special election for referendums on zone changes that village council granted for a TJX HomeGoods project.

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Sen. Brown touts American-made bill, hears worker frustration

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, listens to Dave Green, president of United Auto Workers Local 1112 and Tim O’Hara, union vice president, during a visit to the union’s meeting hall in Lordstown Friday.

Tribe’s Carrasco notches 15th win

Carlos Carrasco pitched seven scoreless innings and Jose Ramirez hit his 37th home run.

The United States of Monopoly Rule

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords Monopolies aren’t merely un-American – they’re virulently anti-

Swamp things alive and well

Opinion: By Will Durst Cagle Cartoons During the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump famously


MILL CREEK NORTH Ladies Toni Notaro74 Angela Molaskey75 Abby Cook80 Ellen Tressel90

Queen of Soul Franklin commands respect for ages

Editorial: For many in her core audience of baby boomers, the hit records of Aretha Franklin spanning five


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a

Young journalist’s nasty tweets say more about judgment than racism

Opinion: By Gene Lyons Andrews McMeel Syndication Everybody’s favorite logical fallacy these days seems

Cubs tie record for 7 double plays

Pirates lose again, 1-0

Trump blames DC as military parade plans unravel over costs

Associated Press WASHINGTON The cancellation of President Donald Trump’s Veterans Day parade

OUT & ABOUT | Club Calendar

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Source: Omarosa has video, too

Associated Press WASHINGTON It’s not just audiotapes. Omarosa Manigault Newman has a stash of

Getting a first opinion

It seems every week I get another letter from my hospital saying that one of my doctors has

RELIGION DIGEST || Grant received

Grant received CANFIELD The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown have received a $9,000 grant award


ODDLY ENOUGH Mom tested positive for opiates after eating bagel TOWSON, Md. A Maryland woman

Manafort judge says he’s gotten threats, refuses to name jurors

Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, VA. The judge in Paul Manafort’s financial fraud trial said Friday

More details in Colo. family killings expected next week

Associated Press FREDERICK, Colo. Colorado authorities prepared Friday to file formal charges

Bishop: I have ‘profound remorse’ after abuse report

Associated Press HARRISBURG, PA. A Pennsylvania bishop named in a grand jury report on rampant

SYRIA STABILIZATION Citing more allied cash, US ends some funding

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization

Arrest made in mass of synthetic pot ODs

Arrest made in mass of synthetic pot ODs NEW HAVEN, Conn. A 53-year-old man has been arrested in


Today is Saturday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2018. There are 135 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Tesla shares fall as Musk admits his job stress is rising

Associated Press Shares of Electric car maker Tesla Inc. tumbled about 9 percent Friday after CEO

Aretha’s funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

Aretha’s funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit NEW YORK Aretha Franklin’s funeral will be Aug. 31

No Ohio voters in special election over 116 years old

Associated Press With Ohio’s special congressional election still too close to call, questions

Ohio clears 2 more marijuana hurdles

Associated Press COLUMBUS The Department of Commerce says it’s made additional progress in

Car-aid bill needs support

Opinion: Toledo Blade: U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) has come up with a solid proposal to support the

Stars on board for cancer telethon

MORE INFO Online: Show date: Sept. 7 Associated Press LOS ANGELES

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v WaterFire, 2 to 11 p.m.: If you have never been to a WaterFire


Jim Lauderdale Album: “Time Flies” Grade: A Jim Lauderdale is a steady geyser of Americana,

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Trump to SEC: Consider ending quarterly reports

Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports AP Photo NY107 Eds: Updates with

Frontier adding service from Ohio to Fla.

Frontier Airlines has announced it is adding nonstop service from John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio to West Palm Beach, Fla.

The Tkatches celebrate 65th anniversary

The Tkatches celebrate 65th anniversary

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The Armours celebrate 50th anniversary

The Armours celebrate 50th anniversary

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The Murphys celebrate 50th anniversary

The Murphys celebrate 50th anniversary

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Turkish lira falls amid sanctions threat

Associated Press ISTANBUL The Turkish currency fell again Friday, breaking a three-day quiet

Angelina Fiumara | Zachariah Davis

Angelina Fiumara | Zachariah Davis

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Fall rite set for Catherine Carney, Matthew English

Fall rite set for Catherine Carney, Matthew English

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Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Jason and Nicole Sandoval, Youngstown, girl, Aug. 16.

Miss Martinelli, Mr. Ragan will marry Sept. 1

Miss Martinelli, Mr. Ragan will marry Sept. 1

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Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me, Miss America says

Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied,

Trump warns he’ll revoke clearance of Justice Department official

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said Friday that he suspects he’ll “very

Mariah Moss and Samuel Fiumara set wedding date

Mariah Moss and Samuel Fiumara set wedding date

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Joelle Bettura, Steven Stack to marry today

Joelle Bettura, Steven Stack to marry today

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Seldom-seen summer insects

Insect population size is directly related to environmental temperatures. As springtime temperatures

Traders Day

Traders Day Lowellville The Lowellville Rod & Gun Club, 6225 Quarry Road, is having a Sportsman

A recent encounter with a pesky fly served up a reminder of the days when I fished on a shoestring.

A recent encounter with a pesky fly served up a reminder of the days when I fished on a shoestring.

FDA approves birth-control app

Associated Press LONDON The condom, the pill and now, the smartphone? Natural Cycles, a