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Becker donates land for Struthers fire station in honor of father

A new fire station may be on the horizon for Struthers thanks to a donation from a local business owner with firefighting in his blood.


7th District seat vacated by DeGenaro is hot ticket in May

There are four positions on the ballot in Mahoning County without incumbents with a seat on the 7th District Court of Appeals attracting the most candidates.


Struthers High students add 'author' to their resumes

Some Struthers students are putting pens to paper and self-publishing books they hope will inspire other people.


Wynn case raises questions about responsibility to investors

Wynn case raises questions about responsibility to investors


Local billionaire buys Los Angeles Times for $500 million

Local billionaire buys Los Angeles Times for $500 million


East Side library branch program today is canceled

East Side library branch program today is canceled


White House aide resigns after allegations of spousal abuse

White House aide resigns after allegations of spousal abuse


AP: Sexual assault reports doubled at West Point

Sexual assault reports doubled at West Point


Al Adi's wife to join him in Jordan

Al Adi's wife to join him in Jordan


Man gets 6 years after plea in rape case

Man gets 6 years after plea in rape case


White House advances idea of military parade

White House advances idea of military parade


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WRTA offers free rides on Valentine's Day

WRTA offers free rides on Valentine's Day


Georgia, Ohio State both do well on signing day

Georgia, Ohio State both do well on signing day


Man fatally stabbed in Columbus, 2nd man injured at gas station

Man fatally stabbed in Columbus, 2nd man injured at gas station


Funeral set for former Ohio State great Jim Stillwagon

Funeral set for former Ohio State great Jim Stillwagon


Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal

Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal


MCCTC to host community open house Thursday

MCCTC to host community open house Thursday


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STORM UPDATES | Weather advisory lifted for the Valley

STORM UPDATES | Part of 224 closed; ODOT cites snowfall rate

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Cardboard sled-making event in Salem still on for tonight

Cardboard sled-making event in Salem still on for tonight


Tonight's Canfield school board meeting is canceled

Tonight's Canfield school board meeting is canceled


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Bo Pelini announces new assistant coaches

Bo Pelini looked inwards to find his new coordinators


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Ex-volleyball coach gets 18 months for sex with players

Ex-volleyball coach gets 18 months for sex with players


Dunkin’ Donuts to stop using foam cups by 2020

Dunkin’ Donuts to stop using foam cups by 2020


March 19 hearing set on water suit settlement

March 19 hearing set on water suit settlement


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Announcing low-cost sponsorship spots for Greatest Golfer 2018.

Announcing new low-cost sponsorship space for Greatest Golfer 2018.


Drawl files appeal to fiscal officer job removal

Drawl files appeal to fiscal officer job removal


6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan


Man charged in drunken-driving crash that killed NFL player

Man charged in drunken-driving crash that killed NFL player


Ruth Cummings, mother of US Rep. Elijah Cummings, dies

Ruth Cummings, mother of US Rep. Elijah Cummings, dies


Weather cancels Ghossain’s grand opening celebration

Weather cancels Ghossain’s grand opening celebration


City committee OKs plans for amphitheater

The project is tentatively scheduled to be done by spring 2019.


Robins Theatre owner, promoter provide a glimpse of future

The Robins hasn’t been used since 1974, and it took a month just to put it back into presentable shape so people could walk through and see the potential


Tensions mount in flap over prayers at West Branch

Some West Branch Schools students said their academic environment has become tense after the district curtailed prayer before athletic games in January.


Canfield man pleads guilty to touching 12-year-old girl

Canfield man pleads guilty to touching 12-year-old girl


Man who crashed fleeing cops has 17 license suspensions

Man who crashed fleeing cops has 17 license suspensions


Annual carnival


Cops search for man


Search for suspects


Facing theft charge


Arrested after chase


Dragged out of car


Death ruled homicide


Register by today for eye health event

Registration deadline YOUNGSTOWN Today is the deadline to register for “The Importance of Eye


File taxes for free


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Youngstown officials: Fewer complaints about snow removal

City plows won’t finish plowing side streets until Friday or Saturday.


McDonald’s Rasile reaches 1,000th vs. Rockets

McDonald’s Rasile reaches 1,000th vs. Rockets


Message received: East edges Canfield in overtime

Rogers comes through in final seconds


Profit-sharing checks coming to GM workers

Across the company, about 50,000 GM factory workers will get $11,750 profit-sharing checks.


Moore down stretch more than enough for Harding

Howland’s late rally falls short


Fired Niles teacher sues for $4M

The accusations include fraud and defamation of character.


Healing Kramer helps Poland blast Hubbard

The balanced attack was too much for the Eagles.


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Campbell teacher uses $5,000 grant to create music program

Holding horns that were nearly as tall as they are to their lips, a group of third-graders from Campbell K-7 School unleashed a wall of sound during their morning music class.


HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP More prep results from Tuesday

BOYS BASKETBALL St. Thomas Aquinas 49, Ursuline 46 LOUISVILLE Javae Mincy led Aquinas (3-14)


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Joshua Dixon students critique The Vindicator

Joshua Dixon Elementary fourth-graders got to read and critique The Vindicator for a special segment of Right to Read Week


Managing marriage by text message

My wife and I are good at relationship maintenance. While navigating work and home schedules,


NBC goes for TV gold with Olympics coverage

By DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer NEW YORK Fresh off the Super Bowl, NBC begins more than two


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Youngstown mayor pledges better planning

Better planning and involving more people in government is in the city’s future, said Mayor Jamael Tito Brown.


Penguins spoil Fleury’s return to old home

Malkin, Kessel spark Pittsburgh win


Youngstown mayor hires buildings/grounds commissioner

The commissioner has 20 years of experience managing commercial and residential properties.


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Hoerig trial set for April 16; prosecutor says he's ready

Claudia Hoerig is escorted out of Judge Andrew Logan's courtroom Tuesday at the Trumbull County Courthouse in Warren after a pre-trial hearing in Hoerig's aggravated murder trial in the 2007 death of her husband, Karl Hoerig, in their Newton Falls home.


Boardman man arrested on child-endangering charges

Police said man left two young kids home alone


James vows he won’t waive no-trade clause

Cavaliers blow 21-point lead to Magic


Man tells police he sells ‘weed to get by’

Cole Sprouse told police he plans on quitting selling marijuana because just got a job


About 5 to 7 inches of snow expected today

May be upgraded to winter storm warning


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Summary of police activity in Canfield and Austintown

A summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield and Austintown


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Kayla Oviatt and Richard Richeal, Masury, boy, Feb. 4.


Valentine’s recipes you’ll love to share

Family Features If the way to your loved one’s heart is through the stomach, there’s no better


D’Apolito files to run for vacant seat

D’Apolito files to run for vacant seat YOUNGSTOWN Judge David A. D’Apolito of Mahoning County


Show off your sweet side this valentine’s day

Family Features Treat family, friends and co-workers to something they will all love this


Man gets rid of attorney in murder case

Has to have a new lawyer by Monday or one will be appointed


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Wine of incredible quality in a breathtaking setting

There are so many amazing wines to taste and high-quality experiences to enjoy when visiting Napa these days.


Better, healthier baking

Family Features Olive oil is a flavorful and versatile cooking oil that is often trusted in


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Boardman Township trustees, 5:30 p.m., township government center, 8299 Market St.


Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have

Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have


Prospects are very sunny for Youngstown State softball team

Upgraded ballpark awaits the Penguins


Upon further review, McDaniels bolts

Pats assistant is standing pat


BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Scheduled events

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time


newsmakers

newsmakers ‘This is Us’ gets boost from Super Bowl slot NEW YORK Super Bowl ratings may have


YEARS AGO FOR FEB. 7

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2018. There are 327 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


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Ghossain's opens new location for convenience

A new Ghossain’s Gourmet Mediterranean Foods location opens on U.S. Route 224 to make it more convenient for customers to get the authentic foods it offers.


Trump, official meet over Dem memo

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump met with a top Justice Department official


White House chief: Dreamers not a priority for deportation

Associated Press WASHINGTON “Dreamers” protected by an Obama-era program that President Donald


SPACE TRIP

SpaceX’s new rocket blasts off carrying sports car Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.


Love is in the air, recipes to show you care

Family Features Chocolates? Roses? Been there, done that. Everyone wants to make sure the special


Trump silences his critics with great State of the Union speech

Opinion: President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address set a new standard. For himself. If he


Stock market rallies after its epic plunge

Associated Press NEW YORK U.S. stocks rallied Tuesday as a late surge helped them regain almost


College for all is possible

Opinion: By Chuck Collins OtherWords California can be an annoyingly trendy state. Think avocado toast,


Senate closes in on budget deal

Associated Press WASHINGTON Buoyed by the sudden likelihood of a budget pact, lawmakers are on


Justices issue legal blows to 2 Ohio abortion clinics

Associated Press COLUMBUS A pair of abortion clinics claiming hardships related to Ohio’s


Former Olympic coach faces probe

Associated Press LANSING, Mich. Former U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team coach John Geddert


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Support Heart Association’s goals, mission to save lives

Editorial: With Valentine’s Day approaching next week, the spotlight is shining brightly on the romantic and


Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Here are a few random facts about the special day,

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Here are a few random facts about the special day,


State Rep. John Boccieri, one of only 10 Ohio House members to vote against the redistricting plan,

State Rep. John Boccieri, one of only 10 Ohio House members to vote against the redistricting plan,


redistricting Ohio lawmakers, groups reach deal on proposal

Staff/wire report COLUMBUS A compromise between state lawmakers and voting-rights advocates over


Hair and Nail-a-thon


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