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Death on Boardman Street investigated; may have jumped from deck

Death on Boardman Street investigated; may have jumped from deck


UPDATE | Route 11 northbound open after crashes in Austintown

UPDATE | Route 11 northbound open after crashes in Austintown


Trumbull County governments form cooperative council

Trumbull County governments form cooperative council


Struthers council approves funding partnership

Struthers council approves funding partnership


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Alleged predators attempted to solicit children

10 men face charges for attempting to solicit children aged 12 to 15


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Canfield schools mark Right to Read Week

Canfield Hilltop Elementary celebrates Right to Read Week by dressing as a character from a favorite book


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Stambaugh Auditorium presents Porgy and Bess on March 9

Stambaugh Auditorium presents classic American opera


Walmart sets age of 21 to buy firearms, ammunition

Walmart sets age of 21 to buy firearms, ammunition


Best Buy to close its small-format mobile phone stores

Best Buy to close its small-format mobile phone stores


Administration presents proposed general-fund budget without a deficit

Youngstown council members had issues with some of the cuts


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Ohio House passes bill aimed at fixing potholes

Ohio House passes bill aimed at fixing potholes


AP: WH Communications Director Hope Hicks resigning

WH Communications Director Hope Hicks resigning


Cleveland mayor’s grandson pleads guilty to weapons charges

Cleveland mayor’s grandson pleads guilty to weapons charges


UPDATE | Police: Ga. teacher fired a gun inside classroom

Police: Ga. teacher fired a gun inside classroom


Statehouse sets events to mark Ohio’s founding

Statehouse sets events to mark Ohio’s founding


Rare public challenge by Sessions to Trump barb

Rare public challenge by Sessions to Trump barb


Pizza Hut replaces Papa John's as NFL's pizza sponsor

Pizza Hut replaces Papa John's as NFL's pizza sponsor


Milkman accused of sneaking drugs, phones into Ohio prison

Milkman accused of sneaking drugs, phones into Ohio prison


Next phase opens in Ohio’s $8M opioid technology challenge

Next phase opens in Ohio’s $8M opioid technology challenge


Ohio girl dies, sister hospitalized from suspected overdose

Ohio girl dies, sister hospitalized from suspected overdose


Amazon explains why Cincinnati lost its headquarters bid

Amazon explains why Cincinnati lost its headquarters bid


Backers advance Ohio ballot measure capping payday interest rates

Backers advance Ohio ballot measure capping payday interest rates


Trump attacks Sessions over Russian probe methods

Trump attacks Sessions over Russian probe methods


Pa. man resentenced to life in 1983 murder of hitchhiker

Pa. man resentenced to life in 1983 murder of hitchhiker


Worshipers clutching AR-15 rifles hold commitment ceremony

Worshipers clutching AR-15 rifles hold commitment ceremony


Cleveland EMS dispatcher suspended for refusing to help gunshot victim

Cleveland EMS dispatcher suspended for refusing to help gunshot victim


Immigration chief: 800 avoid arrest due to mayor's warning

Immigration chief: 800 avoid arrest due to mayor's warning


Opening of downtown Youngstown hotel delayed

Opening of downtown Youngstown hotel delayed – again


UPDATE | Rev. Billy Graham praised by Trump, politicians as 'America's pastor'

Graham praised by Trump, politicians as 'America's pastor'


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UPDATE | Ten jailed in pedophile sting operation

Mahoning County sheriff has news conference today on sexual predators


Hicks acknowledges 'white lies' for Trump, but not on Russia

Hicks acknowledges 'white lies' for Trump, but not on Russia


Manafort pleads not guilty, gets September trial date

Manafort pleads not guilty, gets September trial date


Valley Growth Ventures gets funding from venture capitalist

Valley Growth Ventures gets funding from venture capitalist


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


US stocks claw back some of their losses as yields dip

US stocks claw back some of their losses as yields dip


Tentative deal averts potential Pittsburgh teachers strike

Tentative deal averts potential Pittsburgh teachers strike


UK police investigating Weinstein allegations by 10 women

UK police investigating Weinstein allegations by 10 women


Mayor Jamael Tito Brown on Vindy.com

Mayor Jamael Tito Brown on Vindy.com


Youngstown police investigate social media posts at Chaney, Choffin

Youngstown police investigate social media posts at Chaney, Choffin


Ohio ends same-day driver's license issuing in favor of mail

Ohio ends same-day driver's license issuing in favor of mail


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Youngstown police investigate drug activity at two homes

Youngstown police investigate drug activity at two homes


Florida students return to 'picture of education in fear'

Florida students return to 'picture of education in fear'


Dick's cuts off sales of assault-style rifles in stores

Dick's cuts off sales of assault-style rifles in stores


Republic Steel partnership to restart idled blast furnace

Republic Steel partnership to restart idled blast furnace


Protest speeches started with Brando and never stopped An Oscar for politics

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK Should any of this year’s Oscars winners use the


Companies explore shopping by voice

Associated Press NEW YORK When the world shifted from personal computers to smartphones,


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1246.31-0.37 Aqua America, .71


In Florida, parents, teens, officials talk safety

Associated Press PARKLAND, FLA. Florida’s governor said Tuesday that he’s determined to make the


BUSINESS DIGEST || Donation to Habitat

Donation to Habitat YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors gave Habitat


James finishes February averaging a triple-double as Cleveland cuts down Nets

LeBron James had 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his 12th triple-double of the season and 67th of his career.


Blackmon powers Girard over Mooney

The Indians will play at Howland on Friday in a sectional final.


LeBron says he’s flattered by Philly billboards

LeBron James has Philadelphia’s basketball pulse racing.


GOP leaders move slowly on tougher gun laws

Associated Press WASHINGTON House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday showed little interest in


Manafort’s case saddled by side issues, disputes

Associated Press WASHINGTON U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson was not amused. A lawyer


German court lets cities ban diesel cars

Associated Press BERLIN Handing environmentalists a landmark victory, a German court ruled


Mercer now longest tenured Pirates player

Jordy Mercer shakes his head at the notion.


Companies face pressure to pick sides on gun debate

Associated Press NEW YORK As the gun debate heats up after the massacre at a Florida high


nhl roundup Tuesday’s games

Devils 3, Penguins 2 PITTSBURGH Taylor Hall equaled the Devils’ franchise record with points in


nba roundup | Tuesday’s other games

Hornets 118, Bulls 103 CHARLOTTE, N.C. Kemba Walker scored 31 points and Dwight Howard added 24


Associated Press

Associated Press WASHINGTON The security clearance of White House senior adviser and


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


Heart-smart eating can be delicious and nutritious

Family Features Keeping your heart in good shape starts at mealtime. Fortunately, there’s no


Winter Olympics coverage dominates

Winter Olympics coverage dominates NEW YORK Here are prime-time viewership numbers compiled by


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

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


Presenters added to show

Associated Press LOS ANGELES Sandra Bullock, Dave Chappelle, Christopher Walken, Rita Moreno and


Trump couldn’t get cleared as a White House security guard

Opinion: By Gene Lyons Andrews McMeel Syndication Amid the shock and horror accompanying yet another mass


New platform Vero looks promising

As social media users, we’re a fickle bunch. We like what we like, and we don’t want what we like to


Brighten up your brunch menu

Family Features Waking up early is hardly anyone’s favorite thing to do, especially on the


Recipes to shake up your dinner routine

Family Features If you find yourself stuck in a rut with the same recipes, remember a little


Movie causes billboard flurry

Opinion: By Peter Funt Cagle Cartoons CHICAGO Along Interstate 294 a billboard campaign was launched


Mahoning County Land Bank invests more than $1 million in Campbell blight reduction

Land bank, Campbell celebrate successful partnership


CAPITAL BILL PROJECTS For the Mahoning Valley

The following projects are also included in the state’s capital budget bill: MAHONING COUNTY


Boardman trustees approve purchases

Boardman township promotes police officer


Liberty School District began employing a security guard during school hours on Monday to increase safety

Liberty School District began employing a security guard during school hours on Monday to increase safety


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Eastgate Regional Council of Governments Technical Advisory Committee, 10 a.m.,


Man gets almost five years in prison for one-day crime spree

Robert Mogg went on the crime spree in October


State auditor recommends Poland cut staff, close buildings to stave off deficit

Poland school board will consider auditor recommendations


YSU professor pleads to attempted assault

Novelist and YSU professor accused of punching his husband pleaded guilty Tuesday to a reduced charge.


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Malaya Calwise and Daryl Anderson Jr., Youngstown, girl, Feb. 26.


Ohio General Assembly may award $4 million to YSU

State capital bill includes $4 million to Youngstown State University


1946 lynching: Investigations end, hope for answers linger

Associated Press ATLANTA It was the summer of 1946 when two young black couples riding along a


METRO DIGEST|| Falls woman charged with felonious assault

Falls woman charged with felonious assault NEWTON FALLS A village woman will be in n Newton


Group: Retain festival

Group: Retain festival WARREN A group of supporters of the Warren Italian-American Heritage


Move cooperative spirit of Olympics onto field of international diplomacy

Editorial: Just as we had predicted 19 days ago at the start of the 23rd Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South


Suspect arraigned


Student in custody


Death ruled a homicide


Plea in cruelty case


Indicted on a felony


Robbery, kidnapping case


Police seek robber


Poland registration


Fitch team to go to state


Groups to study abroad


Donating to food bank


City council to meet


Health board to meet


Farmers dividend


Rural King buys plaza


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Schiavoni gets the Mahoning Democratic endorsement for governor

The party gave a dual endorsement in the Mahoning County Common Pleas Court judicial primary


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Indians, Napoli agree on minor-league contract

The Indians have invited Mike Napoli to another party.


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