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Joy abounds at tonight's celebration for Al Adi

What would have been a sad farewell for family and friends of Youngstown businessman Al Adi became a joyous celebration Saturday night after Adi was granted a delay of his federal government-ordered deportation set for today.

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Summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard:

Summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard

YSU continues unprecedented conference start, defeat Green Bay

YSU earns first 3-0 start in Horizon League play

Cycle devotees turn out in today's chill to see antique models

Saturday’s single-digit temperatures limited turnout for the opening of the 18th Annual Antique Motorcycle Exhibit in the National Packard Museum, but did nothing to chill the enthusiasm of the few who showed up. “

Hot-shooting Phoenix giving YSU men touble

Green Bay shooting well to stay ahead of YSU

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Canfield school restrooms repainted with empowering messages

Restrooms repainted with empowering messages

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Outside dog stolen; animal officials say its accommodations were adequate

Village police are asking whoever has an outside dog removed from a pen on Woodland Drive to call Animal Charity or the Mahoning County Dog Warden to place the pet, or take the dog to the village police station, where it will be housed in an indoor kennel while police and humane agents investigate further.

YSU women close homestand with a loss

YSU went 4-2 in its six-game homestand

Threes posing trouble for Penguins vs. IUPUI

Three-pointers at both ends of the floor are an issue for YSU

Library to offer computer help

Library to offer computer help LISBON Lepper Library, 303 E. Lincoln Way, will offer one-on-one

Late surge kicks Springfield in to gear

Tigers took charge once they contained Zupko

Weighing costs of drug abuse prevention vs. treatment

Experts and studies agree treating substance abuse is drastically more expensive than preventing it.

Howland's late run too much for Boardman

Barrett ignites Tigers’ win over Spartans

Project to close section of Phelps downtown

Vehicular traffic will be closed during the work, and pedestrian traffic will be restricted.

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Jakubec’s school board term ends, but not involvement in schools

Ken Jakubec’s final term with Austintown Board of Education ended as 2018 began, but at nearly 71 years old, Jakubec has no intentions to stop helping the school if he’s needed.

Increased eligibility sought for YSU's Santiago

Perhaps Youngstown State hasn’t seen the last of Francisco Santiago.

Clausell's strong effort powers Girard triumph

Indians limited Brookfield to 26 points over three quarters

Community support continues for Al Adi

YSU President Jim Tressel and Youngstown Area Jewish Federation comes to Adi’s defense.

Visiting judge to preside over Sebring water-crisis trial

Judge Diane Vettori of the Mahoning County Area Court here recused herself from hearing the James V. Bates water-quality criminal case scheduled to begin Jan. 22 because of a conflict of interest.

SPORTS DIGEST || Phantoms lose fifth straight in 5-3 loss

The Youngstown Phantoms were tied with Cedar Rapids after the first period.

New developments, renovations coming to Liberty

New developments have sprung up on Belmont Avenue over the past year, and township officials are working to continue the progress.

New superhero movie is stirring excitement ‘Black Panther’

By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press There’s a Black Panther party going on all around the

4 women accuse Haggis of sex assault

Associated Press LOS ANGELES A civil lawsuit charging Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis with

‘Bachelor’ loses ruling in fatal accident case

Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa An Iowa farmer-turned-reality television star is fighting to

Political newcomer enters 6th Congressional District race

She acknowledges the incumbent is ‘very difficult to beat’

Karate instructor receives 18 months for molesting relatives

Judge imposes maximum sentence for gross sexual imposition

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Book on Trump White House draws local interest

Kerrie DelGreco, store manager at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Boardman, holds one of the few copies of “Fire and Fury” that were made available Friday. The book is about the inner workings of the Trump White House, and has been criticized by the president and his supporters.

Vital spotlight will shine on health care in Valley at expo

Editorial: It hasn’t been all that long ago since residents of the Mahoning Valley who needed sophisticated

Parade watchers facing bitter cold in Cleveland

Floats, frostbite could combine

Steelers’ Antonio Brown an unanimous choice on AP All-Pro Team

Pittsburgh’s Bell, Heyward, DeCastro also selected

Schiavoni picks up progressive group’s endorsement for governor

It’s the first endorsement of the 2018 election cycle for the organization


BOYS BASKETBALL Minerva 71, Salem 56 MINERVA Minerva pulled ahead after outscoring the


No. 14 UCLA 84, No. 16 Oregon State 49 LOS ANGELES Monique Billings scored 19 points and the

Crosby’s 4 points lead Penguins past Islanders

Jarry stops 31 shots for second shutout

Black unemployment hit record low in December

Associated Press WASHINGTON Years of steady hiring and economic growth have delivered a

Tax overhaul increases the need for balanced-budget amendment

Opinion: WASHINGTON Today’s political discord is less durable and dangerous than a consensus, one that

Dad shuns social media

Opinion: By Tom Purcell Cagle Cartoon My father is behind the curve on social media, but I think he is

Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1253.75-0.95 Aqua America, .71


Golden Knights 5, Blackhawks 4 CHICAGO Reilly Smith had a goal and two assists, and the Vegas

Book release blows open feud between president, Bannon

Associated Press WASHINGTON The acrimony surrounding former White House adviser Steve Bannon’s

Following last-minute filings, murder trial for Monday postponed

Following last-minute filings, murder trial for Monday postponed

Mandel drops out of Senate race

Associated Press CINCINNATI Republican Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel says he is dropping his U.S.

Prosecutors in states that are pot-friendly to decide on crackdown

Associated Press DENVER Whether to crack down on marijuana in states where it is legal is a

Curious naturalists love owl pellets

My wife, Linda, does most of our Christmas shopping, but occasionally I’m inspired to buy a few

Hard-line cleric: Social media fed Iran protests

Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates A hard-line cleric leading Friday prayers in Iran’s

Leave a light footprint

In a world where environmental catastrophes happen all too often, it would be easy to dismiss as

Austintown cops charge Warren woman with prostitution

The arrest was made after the woman answered a police ad for escort services

Records: Superfund work touted by Trump EPA was completed years ago

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Environmental Protection Agency is touting cleanups at seven of

Woman arrested after car accident

Staff report LIBERTY A woman was arrested on an aggravated-burglary charge after a crash here

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Christina Becker, Bryant Salcedo are engaged

Christina Becker, Bryant Salcedo are engaged

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Miss Costello, Mr. O’Connell plan April rite

Miss Costello, Mr. O’Connell plan April rite

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AROUND THE NBA Friday’s games 76ers 114, Pistons 78 PHILADELPHIA Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid

Accidents lead to lane restrictions on I-680

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Interstate 680 northbound was restricted to one lane near the South

Amy Hinch | Zachary Schaffer

Amy Hinch | Zachary Schaffer

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‘Medicare for all’ plan could hurt Dems in ’18

Opinion: ‘Medicare for all’ plan could hurt Dems in ’18 Will President Trump block Democrats from


YEARS‚àAGO Today is Sunday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2018. There are 358 days left in the year.

Wife of dismembered man pleads not guilty in his shooting

Associated Press AKRON An Ohio woman accused of fatally shooting her husband in the head and

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You can help the McGuffey Centre get a new roof

Opinion: The roof needs to be replaced on the iconic East Side building

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Cable bills rising again; what can consumers do?

Associated Press NEW YORK Cable and satellite TV providers are ringing in the new year with an

Miss Van Horn to be bride of Kevin Lang

Miss Van Horn to be bride of Kevin Lang

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Savages celebrate 50th anniversary at dinner party

Savages celebrate 50th anniversary at dinner party

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washington White House setting turnover records

Trump bracing for more staff departures Associated Press WASHINGTON Already setting turnover


Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Maurice and Zanyah Spates, Youngstown, girl, Jan. 4.

The top paid iPhone apps on the App Store for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top paid iPhone apps on the App Store for the most recent one-week sales period: v

Letterman’s first guest on new show: Obama

Letterman’s first guest on new show: Obama NEW YORK David Letterman has lined up former

METRO DIGEST || Howland Farmers Market canceled

Howland Farmers Market canceled WARREN Howland Farmers Market at the Children’s Rehabilitation

sunday news shows

sunday news shows Guest lineups Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”:

DeLaurentis, Will nuptials set for mid-spring

DeLaurentis, Will nuptials set for mid-spring

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Cable and satellite TV companies raise prices every year to pass along what they say are rising fees

Tiffany Ortega, Andrew King set June wedding

Tiffany Ortega, Andrew King set June wedding

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ODNR: Prioritize safety while hiking, ice fishing

ODNR: Prioritize safety while hiking, ice fishing COLUMBUS With Ohioans experiencing frigid

Howells’ 60th anniversary celebrated

Howells’ 60th anniversary celebrated

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Howells’ 60th anniversary celebrated

YOUNGSTOWN James and Janet Howell of Youngstown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a


Laid-off GM workers to transfer to Indiana LORDSTOWN Some employees who are laid off from the GM