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Youngstown council to vote on downtown sewer line project

Youngstown council to vote on downtown sewer line project


South Range Middle School competes in Genius project.

South Range Middle School competes in Genius project.


'Black Panther' cookies a hit at Canfield library

'Black Panther' cookies a hit at Canfield library


N. Kentucky pulls away late, beats Youngstown St. 70-51

N. Kentucky pulls away late, beats Youngstown St. 70-51


Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah


March 2 is deadline for those seeking vacant appellate court post

March 2 is deadline for those seeking vacant appellate court post


2nd community opioid summit is Wednesday at Covelli Centre

2nd community opioid summit is Wednesday at Covelli Centre


17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique

17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique


ICE: Guatemalan worker in Salem illegally

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents claim he entered the country illegally.


Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats


Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

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Ohio casino commission imposes new rules on skill games

Ohio casino commission imposes new rules on skill games


Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter


Police say Ohio man dies after being punched on bar stage

Police say Ohio man dies after being punched on bar stage


Australian firm acquires The Mall at Robinson in Pittsburgh

Australian firm acquires The Mall at Robinson in Pittsburgh


Ohio police say pastor helps rob Sunday school teacher

Ohio police say pastor helps rob Sunday school teacher


Report: California pot growers struggling to obtain licenses

Report: California pot growers struggling to obtain licenses


Judge grants $300M loan for Puerto Rico power company

Judge grants $300M loan for Puerto Rico power company


Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104


Pennsylvania State Police investigate social media post by Mohawk student

Pennsylvania State Police investigate social media post by Mohawk student


Juvenile arrested in connection with Pa. school threat

Juvenile arrested in connection with Pa. school threat


Florida shooting suspect attends brief court hearing

Florida shooting suspect in brief court hearing


Missouri teen accused of threatening school shooting arrested

Teen accused of threatening school shooting arrested


Ex-workers at Russian ’troll factory’ trust US indictment

Ex-workers at Russian ’troll factory’ trust US indictment


Rhode Island GOP state senator charged with extorting sex

Rhode Island GOP state senator charged with extorting sex


Ohio GOP governor’s gun stance now seeks 'common sense'

Ohio GOP governor’s gun stance now seeks “common sense”


US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck in Dallas

US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck in Dallas


Doctors blast Trump’s mental illness focus to fight violence

Doctors blast Trump’s mental illness focus to fight violence

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Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks

Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks


Lockup List Monday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


City traffic stop yields drug charges

City traffic stop yields drug charges


Ryan will lead delegation of venture capitalists on tour here

Ryan will lead delegation of venture capitalists on a tour here


Cirque du Soleil will return to Covelli Centre

Cirque du Soleil will return to Covelli Centre


Deadline is March 2 for appeals judge candidates

Deadline is March 2 for appeals judge candidates


Guatemalan man working in Salem in federal custody

Guatemalan man working in Salem in federal custody


Medina woman curses cops after drug arrest

Medina woman curses cops after drug arrest


Woman arrested for drugs faces new charges after fleeing hospital

Woman arrested for drugs faces new charges after fleeing hospital


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Road woes deepen in Liberty

Fixing all roads in Liberty Township would cost $8.7 million

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Probation operations expand at Struthers Muny Court

Judge Leone is the brainchild behind the changes


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Team LeBron wins NBA All-Star Game, 148-145

LeBron James made a go-ahead, finger-roll layup with 34.5 seconds left.


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Austin Dillon wins Daytona 500

Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500.


Struthers municipal court creates probation officer position, fund

Struthers court now has a formal probation officer


Prescription-overdose prevention program focuses on children, medical community

Prescription-overdose prevention program focuses on children, medical community


LA’s mayor could be presidential

Opinion: LOS ANGELES It was dicey being Jewish in a Russia that was tolerant of pogroms, and then came the


Iranian plane crashes

Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran An Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago


YSU BASKETBALL | Today’s games at glance

WOMEN Matchup: YSU (13-14, 9-7 Horizon League) vs. Northern Kentucky (8-18, 6-9). Where: BB&T


President rages against FBI

Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. As the nation mourned, President Donald Trump kept


Trump seeks to wipe out funds for home-heating aid

Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine The Trump administration is again calling for the complete


PRESIDENTS DAY CLOSINGS

PRESIDENTS DAY CLOSINGS A checklist of local, state and federal institutions and local businesses


Tim Dahlberg: U.S. athletes struggling in South Korea

The biggest team in the Olympics — 241 athletes — has been a flop so far.


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Columbiana County Educational Service Center, 4:30 p.m., board meeting, 38720


Dillon wins after Blaney falters in Daytona 500

The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt.


Risks of withdrawal

Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops Associated Press QAIM, Iraq From their


OLYMPICS roundup

ICE DANCING American duo makes cut for South Korea Two Americans who are representing South


Indians manager glad to get back to baseball

Terry Francona seemed to exhale when the questions eventually turned to baseball.


COURT LISTINGS FOR TRUMBULL, MAHONING COUNTIES

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Elmer Rivera-Figueroa, 29, of 3371 Bellwick Road,


2 men seriously hurt in crash in Salem Twp.

2 men seriously hurt in crash in Salem Twp. SALEM Three Columbiana city residents were injured,


College: Lock of Washington’s hair found in old book in archives

Associated Press SCHENECTADY, N.Y. Tucked in the pages of a grimy, leather-bound almanac in the


ON THE LINKS | Sunday’s golf results

GENESIS OPEN LOS ANGELES Bubba Watson ended two years without winning with his third victory at


SUNDAY’s COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES

MEN No. 22 Michigan 74, No. 8 Ohio State 62 ANN ARBOR, MICH. Jordan Poole scored 12 of his 15


Stoops brothers back home for Hall of Fame festivities

Bob and Mark Stoops also watched YSU practice Sunday.


Shooting survivors lash out at Trump

Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida


Facebook to verify ads with postcards

Associated Press MENLO PARK, Calif. Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try


Youth baseball team moves forward with AR-15 raffle

Associated Press NEOSHO, Mo. A Missouri youth baseball team is moving ahead with a raffle of an


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS ‘Black Panther’ blows away box office with $192M weekend NEW YORK A wave of


Cities pitch diversity to lure businesses

Associated Press Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive


Thiel College names new director of alumni relations

Thiel College names new director of alumni relations GREENVILLE, PA. Thiel College named 1983


YEARS AGO FOR FEB. 19

Today is Monday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2018. There are 315 days left in the year. This is


PREPS

PREPS SCHEDULE TODAY BOWLING AAC Bowling Championships, Holiday Bowl, 9 a.m. tuesDAY


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Latece Wright and Jamhal Simon, Youngstown, girl, Feb. 17. Robin


Penguins want to improve offensive line performance

The YSU offensive line allowed 36 sacks for 192 lost yards in 2017.


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Area events, fundraisers for the week of Feb. 19

CLASSES Italian language classes, registration and first day, will begin Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.


By George, America works

Opinion: By Tom Purcell Cagle Cartoons “What do you mean that America’s youth know little about George


5 dead in church shooting in Russia; police kill suspect

5 dead in church shooting in Russia; police kill suspect MAKHACHKALA, Russia A gunman opened


NHL ROUNDUP

NHL ROUNDUP Sunday’s games Penguins 5, Blue Jackets 2 COLUMBUS Riley Sheahan scored two


Kiwanis Club plans auction for April 4

Kiwanis Club plans auction for April 4

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Great Lakes imperiled by shortsighted budget cuts

Editorial: Apparently the man who thinks he can make America great again can’t rise to the challenge of


Team LeBron wins NBA All-Star Game

LeBron James scored 29 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 34.5 seconds to play.


Inside the ropes with …

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Sunday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 72 in the final


Austintown Fitch High concert choir visits Rotary

Austintown Fitch High concert choir visits Rotary

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Chardon school administrators not held liable in school deaths

Associated Press CLEVELAND Five former administrators at a Northeast Ohio school district


The top five global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city and includes the

The top five global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city and includes the


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