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Travel advisory issued for I-80

There have been weather-related crashes in the area, the county 911 center says.


Professor brings international publicity to YSU

Sracic presented at the “Creative Minds: Exploring Conservatism in America” event at the residence of U.S. Ambassador Reece Smyth in Dublin, Ireland, in October.


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MLK Day of Service brings out volunteers on South Side

Despite the 12-degree weather, Davis was undaunted and happy to join several dozen YNDC and other volunteers for today’s community-service work project in the city’s Cottage Grove neighborhood. In addition, the cleanup effort was part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service to honor the civil-rights leader’s life and legacy.


Rescue Mission plans open house 1-25 to mark 125 years of service

Tours, refreshments and more will be featured


Woman dies after fire on Florida casino boat

Woman dies after fire on Florida casino boat


YSU politics professor engages university in nations around world

YSU politics professor engages university in nations around world


On MLK Day, civil-rights leader's children assail Trump

The Cherokee Nation welcomed descendants of slaves into its tribe


Honda Accord wins Car of Year award at Detroit auto show

The Lincoln Navigator won truck of the year


Two suicide bombings in Baghdad today kill at least 38 people

The attacks had all the signs of an Islamic State bombing, authorities said


South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump's disparaging comment

It is the latest African nation to protest Trump's remarks made at a meeting on immigration last week


Ohio authorities seize 100 dogs from 76-year-old woman's home

The animals were living in unsanitary conditions, a dog warden said


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Area events, fundraisers and more that are worth a look

auctions Christ the Good Shepherd, St. Joseph the Provider Church will host a quarter auction at 7


Austintown schools change early release

Austintown schools change early release AUSTINTOWN Austintown schools are announcing the early-


Valley native Harper works with Milwaukee Bucks

McDonald graduate Eric Harper began his career with thge University of Akron.


Republican Williams announces she’s running against Frank Fuda for Trumbull commissioner

Republican Williams announces she’s running against Frank Fuda for Trumbull commissioner


West Virginia reviewing court storm incident at Texas Tech

Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.VA. West Virginia’s athletic department said Sunday it is


King HolIday | What’s open, what’s closed

A checklist of local, state and federal institutions and local businesses closed today for the


Peace and love were at the heart of MLK Jr.’ nonviolence policy

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN alcorn@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN “One day a year, people should listen to a


Additional hearing coming before decision on removing Mecca fiscal officer

Additional hearing coming before decision on removing Mecca fiscal officer


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Motivated Jaguars take down Steelers again

The Jacksonville Jaguars heard the chatter, read the tweets and Instagram posts. And they got a little confused.


Buckner, Bartolin highlight YSU’s First-Pitch Breakfast

The event is Feb. 10 at The Embassy in Boardman.


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Boardman officials seeks public input on new township zoning plan

Boardman officials want to know what township residents want community to look like


AP source: Arizona to hire Sumlin as football coach

Associated Press Arizona has tabbed former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin as its football coach.


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Howland art exhibition depicts separate reality at Butler branch

The exhibit showcases paintings with close-up and unique perspectives of oranges, melons and various flowers.


SPORTS digest

Venus Williams among ousted in Aussie Open MELBOURNE, Australia In her first match at the


Simon, Kessel lead Penguins over Rangers

Dominik Simon and Phil Kessel scored milestone goals.


SUNDAY’S MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES

Davidson 75, Fordham 45 NEW YORK Jon Axel Gudmundsson scored 18 points, Kellan Grady added 14,


NFL news & notes

BUFFALO BILLS Alabama OC Daboll returning to NFL ORCHARD PARk, N.y. The Buffalo Bills hired


Dr. King’s words still inspire nearly 50 years after his death

Associated Press ATLANTA Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin


YSU Basketball | Today’s games at a glance

WOMEN Who: YSU (6-11, 2-4 Horizon League) at Wright State (13-4, 4-1). Where: Nutter Center,


Suspect arrested in killing of Pa. man

Suspect arrested in killing of Pa. man Farrell, Pa. A 27-year-old Pittsburgh man is being held


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Kaila Gerasimek and Adam Vasil, Warren, boy, Jan. 12.


TRUMBULL, COLUMBIANA COURTS

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses William D. Weaver, 25, of 1742 Front St., Warren, and


SUNDAY’S OTHER NHL GAMES

SUNDAY’S OTHER NHL GAMES Canucks 3, Wild 2, OT ST. PAUL, MINN. Brandon Sutter scored 2:50


BUSINESS DIGEST ||

MYCAP schedules information sessions YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning-Youngstown Community Action


ON THE LINKS | Sunday’s pro golf roundup

SONY OPEN HONOLULU Patton Kizzire outlasted James Hahn in six extra holes to win the Sony Open


honoring the legacy of DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Coming together

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com WARREN When it came to describing walking alongside Trumbull


Ohio opioid woes: 1 reason drug lawsuits brought to state

Associated Press COLUMBUS The role that drugmakers and drug distributors played in contributing


‘Jumanji’ tops ‘Post,’ ‘The Commuter’ at MLK box office

‘Jumanji’ tops ‘Post,’ ‘The Commuter’ at MLK box office NEW YORK Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson,


Police: Man faces kidnapping charge after using boy as ‘shield’

Associated Press WEST CHESTER, OHIO A sheriff said an armed man used a 10-year-old boy as “a


Vikings’ final prayer answered: Keenum-to-Diggs dagger does in Saints

As Case Keenum convened the Minnesota huddle with 10 seconds left, the situation staring down the Vikings was as simple as it was daunting.


immigration Trump hints he’s given up on DACA deal

Associated Press PALM BEACH, Fla. President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that


Plane dangles off cliff after skidding off runway

Associated Press ISTANBUL, TURKEY A commercial airplane that skidded off a runway after landing


Missile-alert mistake feeds doubts about real emergency

Associated Press HONOLULU A blunder that caused more than a million people in Hawaii to fear


US set to cut UN funds for Palestinian refugees

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions


WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL | Sunday’s games

No. 2 Notre Dame 89, Boston College 60 SOUTH BEND, IND. Jessica Shepard scored 24 points in 22


AROUND THE NBA

AROUND THE NBA Sunday’s games Pelicans 123, Knicks 118, OT NEW YORK Anthony Davis scored a


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Brookfield Township trustees, 7 p.m., administration building, 6844 Strimbu Drive.


YEARS AGO FOR JAN. 15

Today is Monday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2018. There are 350 days left in the year. This is the


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH British butcher trapped in freezer uses sausage to bash his way out LONDON A


Guns or grass? Firearm-owning marijuana fans in Pa. face choice

Associated Press HARRISBURG, PA. The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that


Trust, truth under Trump: Americans in a quandary

Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. When truck driver Chris Gromek wants to know what’s really going


Big Ten-leading OSU takes care of Rutgers

Keita Bates-Diop scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds.


Resurgent racism makes MLK Day more poignant

Editorial: Today’s national holiday rises as more than a day off work to honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr.


Oregonians get a sliver of a right with revised gas-pumping policy

Opinion: WASHINGTON Frank Lloyd Wright purportedly said, “Tip the world over on its side and everything


Move along, baby boomers

Opinion: By Josh Hoxie OtherWords Historians won’t look fondly on 2017. The news cycle was dominated by


Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Friday: The Warren JFK graduate closed out the Sony Open


LOTTERies

LOTTERies SUNDAY’s numbers OHIO evening drawings Pick 34-7-9 Pick 48-0-0-4 Pick


Jackson-Milton Elementary hosts food drive

Jackson-Milton Elementary hosts food drive

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Warren Junior Women’s League committee adopts family

Warren Junior Women’s League committee adopts family

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Struthers Rotary presents check to Boy Scout Troop 101

Struthers Rotary presents check to Boy Scout Troop 101

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Ohio Turnpike will give communication radios to fire, police

Ohio Turnpike will give communication radios to fire, police BEREA, OHIO The commission that


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

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


Brookfield student council donates food

Brookfield student council donates food

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Campbell school hosts decorating contest

Campbell school hosts decorating contest

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Fifth-grader wins medals

Fifth-grader wins medals

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