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Eagles soar to win Super Bowl LII

Eagles win Super Bowl

Third quarter: Eagles 29, Patriots 19

The Patriots scored on the first possession of the second half.

Traffic diverted on I-680 after multi-vehicle accident

The accident happened under the Shirley Road overpass

Revived Poor People's Campaign plans national mobilization Monday

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated shortly after he began the first Poor People's Campaign 50 years ago

President Trump ties U.S. soldiers' sacrifice to traditions like Super Bowl

The president was returning to Washington tonight.

Indianapolis Colts player struck and killed by suspected drunk driver

The Indianapolis Colts say linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed.

Toddler found frozen to death in Akron

The Summit County medical examiner is investigating the case

Cases of human trafficking in Ohio increase 50% in 2017

Most involve the sex trade.

US congressman comes to aid of deported immigrant

Jose Escobar was deported after attending what he thought would be a routine check-in with immigration authorities

Amtrak train crash in SC kills two, injures more than 100

It was the third fatal Amtrak crash in two months.

Source: Struggling Cavs have no plans to fire Tyronn Lue

A source says the struggling Cavaliers do not plan to fire head coach Tyronn Lue.

Ohio State men rally past Illinois

Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 35 points and had 13 rebounds.

Utility scam theft

Dog locked away without food, water

New Castle police are trying to determine how long a dog had been left alone in a vacant apartment without food or water when authorities found it while investigating a burglary report Friday at Westview Terrace.

Petition packets available Feb. 7

Signatures can be collected no earlier than Feb. 13, and the deadline to file petitions with the county is March 6.

Private hearing for fired Niles teacher

The board of education has scheduled a Feb. 23 hearing for Christopher Chieffo, a teacher and former assistant principal who was fired last month for falsification of sick leave.

Dairy industry topic at OSU Ext.

Registration is $5 per person.

Students challenge community

Preschool Lab to offer open enrollment

Preschool Lab to offer open enrollment NEW WILMINGTON, PA The Westminster College Preschool Lab


AARP 4611 East, Youngstown, will host an overnight trip to Lancaster, Pa., April 6 and 7 to the


Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave. will offer the following opportunities: Monday,

Senior menu

Easter Seals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays in Columbiana and Mahoning counties for people 60

MASONIC groups

THURSDAY 32nd Club will meet at noon at Christ’s Church, Boardman, for its monthly meeting.


wednesday Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown will meet at 7 p.m. Sarah Woodall, certified arborist,


upcoming Youngstown Area Federation of Women’s Club meetings will resume at noon March 21 at Caffe

Saxon Club Branch 22 has installation of officers

Saxon Club Branch 22 has installation of officers

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Reinhart bounces back from duals loss with EOWL title as Canfield wins team title

David Reinhart scored some revenge and a major upset/

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UAWs now merged say: bring it, we will build it

The United Auto Workers Local 1112 and UAW Local 1714 are merged.

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YPD, ATF, match ballistic evidence in city to 52 crimes

City police and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have linked firearm evidence collected at crime scenes in 2017 to 52 unsolved crimes.

Schiavoni: No plans to get out of governor's race

State Sen. Joe Schiavoni said he faces an “uphill battle” to win the governor’s election but has no plans to get out of the race.

Calhoun vents after Ursuline’s Hughes, Wright State dominate against YSU men

The first-year YSU coach was upset after the Penguins’ 83-57 loss.

Zallows, other Penguin athletes excel in meets

Chad Zallow placed fourth in the 60 hurdles in the Millrose Games.

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Niles man celebrates running anniversary by raising money for MetroParks

Since Jan. 4, 1998, Bo Marchionte hasn’t missed a single day of running. Many of those miles have been logged in one location: Mill Creek Park.

Eagles QBs coach has Valley roots

John DeFilippo’s father Gene was YSU’s offensive coordinator.

YSU women finish strong to beat Detroit

The Penguins have won three consecutive Horizon League road games for the first time since February 2015.

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African Marketplace kicks off Black History Month

Some 400 attended Saturday’s event in Kilcawley Hall.

Lecture on steel legacy at Boardman Library

Staff report BOARDMAN Rick Rowlands, local historian and founder of the Youngstown Steel

Prince’s spirit lives on at Super Bowl in Minneapolis

By JEFF BAENEN Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS Picture this: Prince taking the stage at U.S. Bank

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Valley actress rolls with ‘School of Rock’ tour cast

Elysia Jordan is getting an education – and having a blast – as part of the cast of the “School of Rock” touring production.


BLACK HISTORY MONTH Scheduled events February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of

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Incarceration and mental illness

Aided by a national initiative aimed at reducing the number of people with mental illnesses in jails, the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office, the county Mental Health and Recovery Board and local providers have partnered to provide services to inmates with mental illnesses, with the goal that they won’t end back up in jail.

Good economic news gives rise to bad behavior, which is not good for the country

Opinion: WASHINGTON In 1930, John Maynard Keynes was worried, but not about the unpleasantness that had

ICE must come clean

Opinion: Well-known Youngstown businessman Amer “Al” Adi Othman was forced onto an airplane in Chicago last

Congressional redistricting is a matter of political trust

Editorial: Ohio Republicans lack credibility when it comes to establishing boundaries for congressional

Jennings Center features family events this month

The first event is how to make your own maple syrup

Investment pros stay calm after rate fears clobber stocks

Associated Press NEW YORK The stock market has finally found something to fear. For more than


Clippers 113, Bulls 103 LOS ANGELES Tobias Harris scored 24 points in his Clippers debut,

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Brookfield Township trustees, 7 p.m., administration building, 6844 Strimbu Drive.


HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn (William Morrow) 2. “Fall From

Congress is to blame for immigration mess

Opinion: Congress is to blame for immigration mess Anyone with a heart and a sense of justice supports the

Man says he’s devastated about sending missile alert

Associated Press HONOLULU A former Hawaii state worker who sent a false missile alert last month


MILESTONES Education Ph.D. from PSU Lauren R. Camacci received her Ph.D. in communication

Game day recipes to make for all to enjoy

Crush game day cravings with these enticing snacks. West Virginia Pepperoni Roll Dip Prep time:

Marathon Foundation selects two beneficiaries

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown Marathon Foundation Board recently selected United Way of

Journalism when leadership falters

Opinion: This week, Michigan continued to buckle under the weight of so many institutions that failed in the


Today is Sunday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2018. There are 330 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Women’s TOP 25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Saturday’s games No. 18 Ohio State 68, Wisconsin 55


Births St. Elizabeth boardman Janean Burkett and Cody Bryant, East Liverpool, boy, Feb. 2.

Investigators discount political motive for GOP train crash

Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. An Amtrak train carrying dozens of Republican congressmen to a

Super Bowl Matchups What to watch when the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots face off today:

When the Eagles (15-3) have the ball The Patriots must be wary of a balanced offense that tore

Teacher receives Ohio VFW award

Teacher receives Ohio VFW award

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NOTICES BASEBALL Boardman Community Baseball — registration can be conducted at

Rotary Club of Austintown hosts Shipka

Rotary Club of Austintown hosts Shipka

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Preschoolers learn about bears

Preschoolers learn about bears

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Tri-County Heart Ball set at Metroplex

Tri-County Heart Ball set at Metroplex

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Super Bowl ads aim for the heart – and sometimes lower

By MAE ANDERSON The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) After a year of political and cultural

Youngstown native finalist for award

Youngstown native finalist for award YOUNGSTOWN Allison Pitinii Davis recently was recently

This is what good financial advice looks like

By LIZ WESTON NerdWallet Good financial advice can help you achieve your life goals. Bad


HIRED Farmers Trust Co. is expanding its team with the addition of John M. Rossi as vice

For the Week of Sunday, February 4, 2018

Dolores Woods to Diana M. Coler et al, Brunswick Road, Youngstown, $30,000. Kevin B. Powers et al

Super Bowl halftime show with Justin Timberlake GET READY TO DANCE

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer MINNEAPOLIS Justin Timberlake was asked about a bromance with

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Dana Chamber Orchestra, 4 p.m.: Works from the opera “The Barber of

Game maker using courts to stop online game cheaters

Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. The maker of a video game that pits players worldwide in a fight

Tri-County Heart Ball will take place at the Metroplex

Staff Report GIRARD The American Heart Association is announcing Andrew D. Thompson, partner and

Child experts: Just say ‘no’ to Facebook’s new kids app

By MATT O’BRIEN Associated Press BOSTON Child-development experts and advocates are urging


Business seminar SALEM The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsoring a “Business Value

Tour in the footsteps of famous black americans

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS Associated Press PARIS The great African-American writers James Baldwin

Trump: Probe memo ‘totally vindicates’ me

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Saturday asserted complete vindication

Devils top sluggish Penguins

Travis Zajac scored two goals and set up another.

Brady, Gurley among award winners

For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL’s Most Valuable Player.


Ducks 5, Canadiens 2 MONTREAL Defenseman Jeff Petry scored two goals as the Montreal Canadiens

SPORTS digest

Phantoms take another road game from Steel GENEVA, ILL. The Youngstown Phantoms let an early 3-0

Rockets crush crumbling Cavs

With the Rockets up 35 in the third quarter, the Cavs didn’t even bother to huddle during a timeout.

Panda Express plans benefit for Akron Children’s Hospital

BOARDMAN The Panda Express in Boardman, 935 Windham Court, is hosting a Miracle Meals fundraising

New Castle cops investigate fatal crash

NEW CASTLE, PA. New Castle police are investigating a crash in which a woman was hit by a vehicle

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Saturday’s Top 25 games

No. 2 Virginia 59, Syracuse 44 SYRACUSE, N.Y. De’Andre Hunter scored 15 points, Kyle Guy added

Union sues over freeze placed on cost-of-living pay

Associated Press COLUMBUS An Ohio union’s lawsuit aims to block a planned freeze on costs-of-

Eagles borrow from the Patriot Way

The Philadelphia Eagles are an unselfish group that prioritizes winning over personal accomplishments.

On eve of Trump’s visit, Ohioans call for more help in opioid crisis

Associated Press CINCINNATI President Donald Trump heads to Ohio on Monday to make Cincinnati-

Big-play LBs, WRs get call

Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher terrorized opposing offenses from the middle of the field.

SATURDAY’S PREP ROUNDUP | More results, scores & summaries

BOYS BASKETBALL Parma Padua 66, Ursuline 51 CANTON Kevin Peterson scored a game high 30 points

sMLB news & notes

cleveland indians Jim Thome wants block ‘C,’ on HOF plaque CLEVELAND Newly elected Hall of

Police: Extreme-right gunman shoots six Africans in Italy

Police: Extreme-right gunman shoots six Africans in Italy MILAN An Italian gunman with extreme

Paul Newberry: No cure for Patriot Fatigue, so savor the greatness

Patriot Fatigue is a national affliction.

ON THE LINKS WITH … Jason Kokrak

Saturday: The Warren JFK graduate made six birdies in a third-round 68 during the Phoenix Open at