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NY attorney general sues Harvey Weinstein

The suit claims his company failed to protect workers against sexual harassment

Norway leads medal count at Olympics; US tied for 4th

The U.S. has won one gold and one silver medal.

Plane crash near Moscow kills all on board today

The plane had been out of service for two years because of a shortage of parts.

Trump budget to be released Monday; count on $3B for wall

The 2019 federal budget is expected to reflect the president's priorities.

What's going on in 6th Ward? Councilwoman wants to know

A public forum is planned Wednesday at Flambeau's on Market Street

Suspect in 2 cop killings has long history of domestic abuse

Details remain sketchy about Saturday's killings of the Westerville police officers

DeNiro: Forgive my 'backward country' suffering 'temporary insanity'

The Hollywood actor received applause for his comments from a Mideast audience.

YPD averaged one overdose a day in 2017

The city's South and West sides have the most calls.

Valley rally falls short

The Eagles used a 15-0 run to get close, but fell to to Garfield.

Youngstown connection: Team USA goalie once MV Phantom

Team USA goalie once was a MV Phantom

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Community members chip in to help people in recovery

Among those helping the effort are members of a grief support group for whom the challenges of recovery are all too familiar. Members of the local Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing (GRASP) group put together bags in honor of the loved ones they lost to addiction.

Morse scores 28 as YSU holds off IUPUI

The Penguins improve to 7-20 overall and 5-9 in the Horizon League.

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Scrapbook of 1970 Kent State shooting victim will go on display

Sandy Scheuer of Boardman was on her way to class May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen during a Vietnam War protest at Kent State University.

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YSU’s Olson just misses triple double

Penguins have won five straight league road games

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Speaker talks about local steel heritage

Many still contend that the demise of the steel industry in the Mahoning Valley decades ago is attributable largely to a failure to modernize operations and equipment.

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Kids of all ages visit Toyhio at Metroplex

An estimated 400 to 500 came through the doors between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Local men organized and promoted the show

Hubbard native learned baseball and more at YSU

Steve Bartolin credits former YSU baseball coach Dom Roselli as a guiding influence.

Warriors Inc. seeks Unity parade participants

Warriors Inc. seeks Unity parade participants

Food bank distributed record number of food in 2017

Food provides food to the needy in three counties

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Valley drug deaths increased 23% in 2017

Police iin Mahoning and Trumbull counties responded to thousands of overdoses last year, and the trend appears to be continuing.

Pirates searching for identity

Pirates GM: Team is not rebuilding

Cubs, Yarvish agree on 6-year contract

Free agent pitched for Dodgers in World Series

2 Ohio police officers killed


Indians eye return to World Series in 2018

Once the pain from their postseason elimination eased, the Indians didn’t panic.

Trump lashes out at #MeToo

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Saturday framed the downfall of a pivotal

Phantoms split series with Musketeers

Phantoms split series with Musketeers SIOUX CITY, IOWA Matthew Barry scored two goals as the

Dems baying at the moon

Opinion: The only way the re- engineered Youngstown City School District will return to the bad old days of

Enjoy the freedom to dream at your nearest public library

Opinion: Last month saw two major events in literary history. Jan. 1 was the 200th anniversary of the

METRO DIGEST || Trial date changed

Trial date changed WARREN After a telephone conference Friday, visiting Judge Patricia Cosgrove

Indians’ 2018 schedule

MARCH 29 — at Seattle, 10 31 — at Seattle, 4:10 APRIL 1 — at Seattle, 4:10 2 — at LA

Popular, but untrue headlines of the week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of last week.

Pirates’ 2018 schedule

MARCH 29 — at Detroit, 1:10 31 — at Detroit, 1:10 APRIL 1 — at Detroit, 1:10 2 —

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown Township trustees, 6 p.m., township hall, 82 Ohltown Road. Mill Creek

Children’s Advocate Award nominations

Staff report Staff report BOARDMAN Nominations are being accepted for the Children’s

Poland kindergarten registration will begin March 3

Staff report POLAND Registration for children entering Poland Local Schools Kindergarten this

East Class of 1968 will meet Monday

East Class of 1968 will meet Monday BOARDMAN East High School Class of 1968 will gather for a

Trumbull case illustrates urban myth about fentanyl

Opinion: Trumbull case illustrates urban myth about fentanyl The arrest of a man who kicked suspected

Heart Ball will honor local survivors

Staff report Staff report GIRARD The American Heart Association will host its annual Heart

Should I tell my partner I’m in serious debt?

By BRIANNA McGURRAN NerdWallet Q. I’m overwhelmed by student loan and credit card debt, and I’m

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Valentine's Love Story Contest | Top 3 winners

Of the 24 entries submitted for our Ninth Annual Love Story Writing Contest, here are the judges’


Today is Sunday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2018. There are 323 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Va. Historical Society to host WWI exhibition

Va. Historical Society to host WWI exhibition RICHMOND, Va. The Virginia Historical Society


Births St. Elizabeth boardman Natasha Aliff, Newton Falls, girl, Feb. 9. Dena Gurney, New


HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Dark in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s) 2. “Still Me” by Jojo Moyes

First-place Buckeyes control Big Ten race

Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann warned his team to avoid a letdown after his team’s upset of No. 3 Purdue.

For the Week of Sunday, February 11, 2018

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Jordan H. Wong, Chattanooga Ave., Youngstown, $26,900.

rust belt theatre review Cast takes aim at love with ‘Dating Sucks’

By ERIC MCCrea YOUNGSTOWN Six more weeks of winter can seem daunting,

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea

Come visit: South Korea’s leader invited to North Korea PYEONGCHANG, South Korea A rare

METRO DIGEST || Free Valentine's Day bus rides

The Western Reserve Transit Authority will join a statewide “Ohio Loves Transit Day” Wednesday, which is Valentine’s Day, and offer free rides on all its fixed routes.

Ohio native Gerard wins gold in slopestyle

Ohio native Gerard wins gold in slopestyle Red Gerard and his brothers built their own

bowling scores

amron lanes Stachowski Farms Ladies Trio — Delorean Jones 237-613, Joyce Eckenrode 226-575, Beth

Buckner steps up for YSU baseball

Former MLB star Bill Buckner was a featured speaker at YSU’s First Pitch Breakfast.

Hundreds rally in NYC against deportation of activist

Associated Press NEW YORK Hundreds of people rallied Saturday in support of an immigration

Lobbying expenses spiked as Congress shaped tax overhaul

Associated Press WASHINGTON Money spent on lobbying by corporations, trade associations and

Blood Drives

Blood Drives SATURDAY Austintown Library, 600 S. Raccoon Road, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cortland

Social Security raise not all that wonderful

Opinion: Social Security raise not all that wonderful I am surprised there has not been one letter of

Israel strikes Syria, downs Iranian drone, as F-16 crashes

Associated Press JERUSALEM In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting


COURTS columbiana county new cases National Collegiate Student Loan Trust v. Rick Mellott et


HOTELS Julia’s Bed & Breakfast, 6219 W Liberty St., Hubbard, has proven once again it is a

Boardman schools to host dinner

Staff report Staff report BOARDMAN Boardman Schools Fund for Educational Excellence will

Buying a home as an unmarried couple? Do these three things

By BETH BUCZYNSKI NerdWallet Love and marriage don’t always go together, no matter what Sinatra

With the Olympics in South Korea upon us, has released its 2018 Winter Olympics by the

With the Olympics in South Korea upon us, has released its 2018 Winter Olympics by the


MVYP mixers YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning Valley Young Professionals has monthly mixers every third

Poland kindergarten registration set to begin March 3

Poland kindergarten registration set to begin March 3

Boardman schools to host dinner

Boardman schools to host dinner

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South Florida Youngstown Boyz meet

South Florida Youngstown Boyz meet

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Publisher moves up release of James Comey memoir to April 17

Publisher moves up release of James Comey memoir to April 17 NEW YORK Noting that the FBI is

MASONIC groups

THURSDAY Ladies Oriental Shrine will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Johnny’s Restaurant, 7807

LEGAL AID | Workshops, programs

Community Legal Aid is offering free workshops this month to anyone who may need legal assistance or

Gaming revenue

Auto show contest

Chamber program

Chamber meeting

Poll workers needed

GM CEO’s comments fail to clarify future of Cruze

Editorial: General Motors’ boss mary Barra had the chance last week to provide some much needed clarity about

BLACK HISTORY MONTH Scheduled events

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

Skaters didn’t figure on early start times

The figure skating competitions have been moved to mornings local time.