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United Way 2017 campaign tops $3 million mark

The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley’s 2017 financial campaign topped the $3 million mark for the second straight year.


Dog day care business could be coming to Boardman

Dog day care business could be coming to Boardman


Youngstown schools CEO seeks to tighten visitor policy

Youngstown schools CEO seeks to tighten visitor policy


State auditor officials meet with Liberty trustees

State auditor officials meet with Liberty trustees


United Way campaign raised $3M for programs

United Way campaign raised $3M for programs


No. 16 Ohio State routs Rutgers 79-52

No. 16 Ohio State routs Rutgers 79-52


Help Network has meeting Thursday at Dorothy Day House

Help Network has meeting at Dorothy Day House


Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal


Oprah to donate $500,000 to students marching against gun violence

Oprah to donate $500,000 to students marching


Ohio teen convicted in brother's slaying after fight over candy

Ohio teen convicted in brother's slaying after fight over candy


2 Ohio state senators propose statewide ban on assault weapons

2 state senators propose statewide ban on assault weapons


More than 100 killed in Syria assault on Damascus suburb

More than 100 killed in Syria assault on Damascus suburb


Moschella remains coach of Columbiana girls hoops team

Moschella remains coach of Columbiana girls hoops team


Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018

Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018


Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks


'Black Panther' scores highest Monday ever with $40.2M

'Black Panther' scores highest Monday ever with $40.2M


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Intoxicated uninvited man in apartment tells cops he just wants to sleep

Intoxicated uninvited man in apartment tells cops he just wants to sleep


Boardman police make arrest in dollar store robbery

Boardman police make arrest in dollar store robbery


Steven Telego appointed Niles treasurer

Steven Telego appointed Niles treasurer


Trumbull commissioners hire Matas as administrator

Trumbull commissioners hire Matas as administrator


Poland trustees to hire police officer

Poland trustees to hire police officer


Vehicle rolls over in Poland crash

Vehicle rolls over in Poland crash


Spring STEM Expo is Thursday in YSU Stambaugh Stadium

Spring STEM Expo is Thursday in YSU Stambaugh Stadium


Humanities conference Thursday and Friday at Center of Industry and Labor

Humanities conference Thursday and Friday at Center of Industry and Labor


Goodyear's Peterson named to YSU Board of Trustees

Goodyear's Peterson named to YSU Board of Trustees


Technology companies rally, offsetting a plunge in Walmart

Technology companies rally, offsetting a plunge in Walmart


Netanyahu confidant identified as scandals mount

Netanyahu confidant identified as scandals mount


UPDATE | Hoerig wants charges dismissed in death of her husband

Hoerig wants charges dismissed in death of her husband

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Pair arrested after botched sale in Austintown

Pair arrested after botched sale in Austintown


Warren man shot in the head but talks to cops

Warren man shot in the head but talks to cops


Vindy Poll Now | What's your favorite part of the Olympics

Vindy Poll Now | What's your favorite part of the Olympics


Student apparently shoots self in Stark County school district

Student apparently shoots self in Stark County school district


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Man gets life sentence in 2016 stabbing death

Man gets life sentence in 2016 stabbing death


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


MCCTC staff get shooting and trauma response training

MCCTC staff get shooting and trauma response training


Girard looking for suspects in armed robbery

Girard looking for suspects in armed robbery


SCHOOL SHOOTINGS | Students going to state capital to push for gun law changes

Students going to state capital to push for gun law changes


Historic building collapses, nearby businesses close

Historic building collapses, nearby businesses close


New indictment in continuing Russia election probe

New indictment in continuing Russia election probe


MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks

MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks


Police catch pair who fled after Monday night traffic stop

Police catch pair who fled after Monday night traffic stop


NWS issues flood warning for Eagle Creek through tonight

NWS issues flood warning for Eagle Creek through tonight


Fleeing car crashes into tree during police chase, killing 2

Fleeing car crashes into tree during police chase, killing 2


Grocery retailer Albertsons to buy drugstore chain Rite Aid

Grocery retailer Albertsons to buy drugstore chain Rite Aid


Prosecutor seeks no bond for suspect in 2 officers’ slayings

Prosecutor seeks no bond for suspect in 2 officers’ slayings


Walmart 4Q profit misses, e-commerce cools

Walmart 4Q profit misses, e-commerce cools


Home Depot 4Q profit rides strong home improvement market

Home Depot 4Q profit rides strong home improvement market


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Tressel reflects on how timing paid off

For Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel, everything has been about timing. Maybe that’s why he was speaking to Curbstone Coaches on Presidents’ Day at Avion Banquet Center.


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Middle schoolers do ‘Genius’ work at South Range

South Range Middle School is joining schools from six counties to compete in the Northeast Ohio Genius Project.


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Cookies for conversation on race

TaRee Avery hopes her cookies promoting Black Panther, a record-breaking movie, can help maintain conversations focused on representation for people of color in mainstream media.


YSU’s Mikovich, UT’s Gabriel share advice to campers

College veterans shared insights at Ursuline camp for middle-school players


Brownlee piece tackles racial issues

By GUY D’ASTOLFO dastolfo@vindy.com PHILADELPHIA Opera singer and Youngstown native Lawrence


Daniels eyes draft

Iowa center from Harding prepares to hear his name called


Junior Women’s League packs stockings for troops

Junior Women’s League packs stockings for troops

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Heartland Christian School to host open house Thursday

Heartland Christian School to host open house Thursday

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NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Jesse Jackson: LeBron’s ‘slam dunk for justice is needed’ CHICAGO The Rev. Jesse


Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

Associated Press NEW YORK When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and


Two Pa. students arrested for separate social media threats

Pennsylvania State Police investigating two school threats


Youngstown council will vote Wednesday to fund a downtown sewer line project

The project will take about six months to complete


Trump offers support for background checks

Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. From the confines of his golf club, President Donald


Drug arrests keep police busy over weekend

Woman also charged with escape


Frustration mounts with focus on mental health

By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the


Kasich ‘evolves’ on gun control

Ohio’s lieutenant governor criticizes ‘knee-jerk reaction’ Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio’s


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Robin Sanders and Robert Perry, Youngstown, girl, Feb. 17. Ryan


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday ABC Water and Storm Water District trustees, 2 p.m., Boardman Township Government


Side effect of increased cholesterol

Q. I have been taking glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulfate for knee joint pain. My


METRO DIGEST|| Ryan to lead tour of venture capitalists

Ryan to lead tour of venture capitalists YOUNGSTOWN U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan will lead a delegation of


Mahoning County organizations host second Community Opioid Summit

Community Opioid Summit II scheduled for Wednesday


COURTS

COURTS MAHONING COUNTY DOCKET State v. Jonathan Valentin, pleads guilty. State v. Brittany


Big medical bill even with coverage A surprise no one wants

By TOM MURPHY AP HEALTH WRITER This winter’s nasty flu season may smack patients with a


MONDAY AROUND THE NHL

Bruins 2, Flames 1, OT CALGARY, ALBERTA Brad Marchand scored his 22nd goal 3:36 into overtime to


Live music performances on television shows this week include:

Live music performances on television shows this week include: v Portugal. The Man: Tonight on


Doping charge jeopardizes Russia’s reinstatement

Norway might get a bronze medal


NYPD Special Victims hunting for rapist

Associated Press NEW YORK The 12-year-old girl was in her school uniform, wearing pigtails. She


Northern Kentucky overwhelms YSU

Morse leads Penguins with 11


NOTICES

NOTICES BASEBALL Mill Creek Junior Baseball League — will be holding late signups for all boys


US METTLE

‘Shib Sibs’ earn bronze as acclaimed Canadians capture another gold medal


YEARS AGO FOR FEB. 20

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2018. There are 314 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Penguins sweep Norse

Arbanas is clutch with her final free throws


South Range begins open enrollment

South Range begins open enrollment CANFIELD South Range Local School District is accepting open


MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks

Sign stealing also addressed


Statue toppling cases start with dismissals

Associated Press DURHAM, N.C. Problems identifying protesters on video hindered North Carolina


Grant received to support research

Grant received to support research YOUNGSTOWN Sight for All United, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit


REUNIONS

Campbell Memorial High School All Alumni Reunion will take place at 7 p.m. July 21 at Mr. Anthony’s


Idaho senator faces complaint after online post

Associated Press BOISE, Idaho A Republican state senator who yelled at University of Idaho


SPORTS digest|| Phantoms' Prosvetov receives USHL honor

Phantoms’ Prosvetov receives USHL honor YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown Phantom goaltender Ivan


PREPS

PREPS GIRLS BASKETBALL Howland 61, Brookfield 26 BROOKFIELD The Tigers led 18-2 by the end


MONDAY’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES

MEN No. 8 Kansas 104, Oklahoma 74 LAWRENCE, KAN. Devonte Graham had 23 points and seven


OLYMPICS roundup

SNOWBOARDING Canada’s Sharpe wins halfpipe gold PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Cassie Sharpe put on


STILL NOT FREE

Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. A 71


Niles needs a helping hand from office of state auditor

Editorial: Four months ago, we let it be known in this space that the light at the end of the city of Niles’


A new face of hope

Opinion: By Kathryn Jean Lopez Andrews McMeel Syndication ROME I left the country the other day, and


Supreme Court to hear labor union case

Gorsuch holds deciding vote Associated Press WASHINGTON America’s union leaders are about to


Republican Party of yesteryear defined by thrift, good manners

Opinion: By David M. SHRIBMAN Andrews McMeel Syndication Gather round, gentle reader, and I will tell you


DoubleTree job fair


WORLD Digest|| Ohio communities dealing with flooding

Ohio communities dealing with flooding STEUBENVILLE Authorities say heavy rains have swollen


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Shootings put pressure on Florida lawmakers

The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms for decades.


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