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High school plays and musicals

Here’s a look at student productions that will be staged in the Mahoning Valley


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Students shine at Joshua Dixon science fair

COLUMBIANA Joshua Dixon Elementary students showed off their science skills at the annual fourth-grade science fair. The Wednesday afternoon event had teachers and students discuss with parents how each student personalized steps to the scientific method for their respective projects.


Hubbard family begins trek from tragedy to rebuilding

Hubbard family begins trek from tragedy to rebuilding


Campbell officials crack down on water-bill delinquencies

Campbell officials crack down on water-bill delinquencies


Joshua Dixon science fair fun, informative

Joshua Dixon science fair fun, informative


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Washington snipped here? College says it found prez’s hair

Tucked in the pages of a grimy, leather-bound almanac in the archives at New York’s Union College was a tiny envelope with the hand-scrawled words “Washington’s hair.”


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Love on the rocks: Penguins celebrate Valentine’s Day

Penguins are looking for love with big red hearts at a San Francisco aquarium.


YSU contract negotiations with union may end in March

YSU contract negotiations with union may end in March


Port authority helps to buy South Side building

Port authority helps to buy South Side building


General fund will foot half the bill for Mayor Brown's vehicle

General fund will foot half the bill for Mayor Brown's vehicle


Ohio seventh-grader who shot himself in school bathroom dies

Ohio seventh-grader who shot himself in school bathroom dies


Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency


SCHOOL SHOOTINGS | Schiavoni introduces bill to increase or improve school safety measures

SCHOOL SHOOTINGS | Schiavoni introduces bill to increase or improve school safety measures


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships

Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships


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UPDATE | Evangelist Billy Graham has died at age 99

Spokesman: Evangelist Billy Graham has died at age 99


SHOOTING DEBATE | Florida shooting survivors meet lawmakers

SHOOTING DEBATE | Students who survived shooting talk activism


Owner of Sands Casino wins auction for Mercer County mini-casino

Owner of Sands Casino wins auction for 4th mini-casino


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Mayor to swear in new fire chief Finley on Friday

Mayor to swear in new fire chief Finley on Friday


Life Skills Center of Youngstown charter school will close

Life Skills Center of Youngstown charter school will close


Classified union and YSU reach tentative agreement

Classified union and YSU reach tentative agreement


Hubbard officials react to student's social media post involving gun

Hubbard officials react to student's social media post involving gun


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Second opioid summit at Covelli draws large crowd

Second opioid summit at Covelli draws large crowd


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Man drops gun after stop for loud music

Man drops gun after stop for loud music


Drug trafficking parolee nabbed with lots of heroin, crack and cash

Drug trafficking parolee nabbed with lots of heroin, crack and cash


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Ryan's venture capitalists tour launches here today

Ryan's venture capitalists tour launches here today


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Local school leaders, law enforcement on alert regarding potential shooters

Local school leaders and law enforcement are on alert regarding other potential school shooters


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MCCTC undergoes active shooter training

A day shy of a week after America’s deadliest school shooting in recent memory, career center staff participated in active shooter training


Vikings’ streak snapped

Poland ends LaBrae’s 45-game regular-season winning streak

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Hearing scheduled on defense request to dismiss charges against Claudia Hoerig

Hoerig’s defense says the state waited too long to bring her to trial


Liberty officials get budgeting advice from state officials

Liberty Township has been in fiscal caution since 2011


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Columbiana keeps Moschella as girls hoops coach

The district will monitor his actions on and off the court the rest of this year


Niles Mayor names Telego to treasurer position

Appointment awaits approval by Democratic central committee By JORDAN COHEN news@vindy.com


Films, stamp celebrate life of children’s TV legend Fred Rogers

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK It’s been 50 years since Fred Rogers first


Howland’s offense ignites to defeat Warren JFK

Tamarkin pours in 33 points for Tigers


I miss playing MUD games

In the 1990s, I played an online, text-based, role-playing game called Infinity. The fantasy


Library will host movie


STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE


Six-year agreement


SPORTS digest|| Elliott, Zallow named Runners of the Week

Elliott, Zallow named Runners of the Week YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown State’s Chad Zallow and Jaliyah


Rollover vehicle crash


Politicize gun violence

Opinion: By Blair Bess Cagle Cartoons Now is the time to politicize gun violence. In the wake of the


Enlist in war on opiates; attend drug summit today

Editorial: The modest gains that have been made in battling the opiate epidemic strangling our community and


Judge won’t stop execution of inmate claiming damaged veins

Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. A federal judge ruled Tuesday that an Alabama inmate who has


Attacks on Trump resemble coup

Opinion: By Ann Coulter Andrews McMeel Syndication Every place you look in Robert Mueller’s


MAHONING COURTS

COURTS MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Ryan M. Freeland Sr., 42, of 117 N. Meridian Road,


METRO Digest|| Man hit by vehicle

Man hit by vehicle AUSTINTOWN A man was struck by a vehicle after a botched sale at a township


Student shoots self in restroom

Associated Press MASSILLON An Ohio seventh-grader who brought a gun to school and shot himself


Dog day care business could be coming to Boardman

The location is the site of a closed Chinese buffet restaurant on Market Street


Man gets 27 to life in brutal 2016 stabbing

A 28-year-old man who tied up and stabbed a man to death in his basement will spend at least 27 years in prison.


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Austintown school board, 1 p.m. work session, central office, Dr. David Ritchie


BUSINESS DIGEST || Spring STEM Expo

Spring STEM Expo YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown State University’s semiannual Spring 2018 STEM Expo is


Bond set at $2M for man charged in killing of girl

Associated Press AKRON Authorities say a man accused of fatally shooting a 4-year-old girl as


Pair arrested on gun charges

One of two was just acquitted by a jury


Vonn earns bronze in downhill

Goggia blazes ahead of Norwegian for gold


PREP ROUNDUP | More high school results from Tuesday

BOYS BASKETBALL Valley Christian 53, Rootstown 43 ROOTSTOWN Milan Square netted 14 points for


ODOT working “around the clock” on potholes

Crews deployed 22 tons of patch material Wednesday, ODOT spokesman says


NHL ROUNDUP

NHL ROUNDUP Tuesday’s games Blue Jackets 2, Devils 1 NEWARK, N.J. Defenseman Scott


Engineer of the Year awards taking place Friday

Mahoning Valley Engineer of the Year Awards this Friday.


Campbell Class requests donations

Campbell Class requests donations CAMPBELL Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1958 will


COLLEGE BASKETBALL

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Tuesday’s games No. 16 Ohio State 79, Rutgers 52 COLUMBUS C.J. Jackson


Lindor: new hair, old pain from loss in ALDS

Yankees loss still stings shortstop


Mahoning Valley Race Course

Tuesday’s results RACE 1 $16,500 - 3 yo’s & up, 6F, MCL $10,000 1 Sir Stevieboy (Paucar, E.)


BIRTHS

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Aaliyah Chilton and Brian Jackson, Youngstown, boy, Feb.


With elections near, US strains to curb Russia meddling

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Russians are going to try it again. Even President Donald


Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push

Associated Press The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite


The top five songs on the iTunes music chart for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top five songs on the iTunes music chart for the most recent one-week sales period: v “God’s


YEARS AGO FOR FEB. 21

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2018. There are 313 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


History conference

History conference YOUNGSTOWN The Valerie Waksmunski Starr History Across the Humanities


Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration Tuesday spelled out a plan to lower the


LATEST LINE

LATEST LINE College Basketball FavoritePointsUnderdog Xavier61/2GEORGETOWN


Sip your way to wellness

Family Features Stir up sippable, flavorful drinks and snacking soups for easy ways to add more


WORLD Digest|| Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says

Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says MOSCOW A Clinton-Obama sex tape


Boost your breakfast with protein-packed recipes

Family Features Whether you’re a casual exerciser, a professional athlete or just looking for a


OLYMPICS roundup

HOCKEY Granato pleased with Zapolski’s efforts Tony Granato knew going into the Olympics that


Cookbook Corner | “HEAVENLY DELIGHTS”

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


Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. Students who survived the Florida school shooting began a


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Mojo's gets a standing ovation for its burger

For those about to rock..., we invite you to try a burger at Mojo’s, and we’ll salute you, too.


Phantoms next test is against USHL’s best team

Omaha has won 8 out of 10 games


Trump submits plan to ban gun devices

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump signed a memo Tuesday directing the Justice


Struthers contains McDonald’s top guns

Ryan’s 15 points lead Wildcats past Blue Devils

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City schools meetings


Panel discussion


Arrested on warrant


Named to YSU board


Officials OK hiring


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Food sales and dinners through Feb. 28

TODAY Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St., will offer free Lenten breakfasts from 6:30 to


Damascus bombing kills more than 100

Associated Press BEIRUT Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital


Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up


TV/RADIO

TV/RADIO TODAY 7:10 a.m. (NBCSN) Winter Olympics: Hockey (quarterfinal), bobsled. 7:10 a.m.


Retailers sink on Walmart plunge, breaking stock streak

Associated Press The biggest drop in Walmart’s stock in 30 years and losses in other sectors