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Looks like government will shut down

Looks like government will shut down


eBay has joint venture with Warren, Akron

eBay has joint venture with Warren, Akron


Warning: Phone scam involves emergency response payments

Warning: Phone scam involves emergency response payments


Government careens toward shutdown

Chaotic close to Donald Trump’s first year as president


Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose


Brown's bills would pay military but not Congress during shutdown

Brown's bills would pay military but not Congress during shutdown


Mattis: US competitive war-fighting edge has eroded

Mattis: US competitive war-fighting edge has eroded


UPDATE | ICE has Congressional committee notification on Adi release

ICE now has Congressional committee notification on Adi release


UPDATE | No agreement after Trump, Schumer meet

No agreement after Trump, Schumer meet


Pennsylvania’s jobless rate up, but payrolls hit record high

Pennsylvania’s jobless rate up, but payrolls hit record high


Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban

Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban


Canfield physician incarerated for tax crimes

Canfield physician incarerated for tax crimes


Kucinich names city councilwoman as running mate

Kucinich names city councilwoman as running mate


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Crazy day for Youngstown's Adi

UPDATE: Adi is no longer at jail


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'Brrrlesque' show at Rust Belt theater

The Rust Belt Theater Company will present “Brrrlesque,” a winter-themed burlesque show.


Drug raid nets meth, gun and drugs at Howland home

Drug raid nets meth, gun and drugs at Howland home


Half of Ohio adults favor needle-exchange programs

Half of Ohio adults favor needle-exchange programs


'Jersey Shore' star pleads guilty to tax evasion

'Jersey Shore' star pleads guilty to tax evasion


'Hillbilly Elegy' author decides against Senate run in Ohio

'Hillbilly Elegy' author decides against Senate run in Ohio


Champion man found guilty of assault, child endangering

Champion man found guilty of assault, child endangering


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Judge delays sentencing Ohio man who plotted US attacks

Judge delays sentencing Ohio man who plotted US attacks


California DA says couple's abuse of kids became torture

California DA says couple's abuse of 12 kids became torture


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UPDATE | Watkins: 'Justice is a journey;' discusses Hoerig case

Today's Hoerig arraignment will be anything but normal


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Youngstown man arrested on B&E charge in Boardman

Youngstown man arrested on B&E charge in Boardman


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Man asleep at wheel found with suspected crack cocaine

Man asleep at wheel found with suspected crack cocaine


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Woman shoves US marshal looking for her boyfriend

Woman shoves US marshal looking for her boyfriend


Driving in Manhattan could cost $11.52

Driving in Manhattan could cost $11.52


CLUB CALENDAR 01/19/17


Ohio unemployment rate drops in December

Ohio unemployment rate drops in December


Ohio man killed ex-wife, buried body as son watched

Ohio man killed ex-wife, buried body as son watched


Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown

Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown


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Poland graduate shares journey of facial difference at library

Freddie Seitz and his mother, Rose Seitz, gave a presentation at the Poland library on Jan. 11 regarding the family’s experiences with Freddie’s facial differences.

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Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons finally taught in space

Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space.


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Hippo-y birthday to Fiona! The popular preemie is turning 1

The Cincinnati Zoo has a day of festivities ready for Fiona's first birthday party Saturday, and expect plenty more of Fiona in Year 2.


Long-range heat

The Penguins flamed out at home.


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Mahoning County seeks funding to house female vets at Oakhill

The grant proposal asks for $1.4 million in Ohio’s capital budget.


Former Phantoms coach Noreen back in Youngstown

Brad Patterson and Anthony Noreen will coach against one another tonight.


SPORTS DIGEST || OHSAA director set to resign in September

Dr. Dan Ross, Executive Director of the Ohio High School Athletic Association since 2004, announced his resignation, effective Sept. 15.


Craig Beach Police chief faces federal charges in child-porn case

A federal grand jury indicted the Craig Beach village police chief, who faces accusations of possessing child pornography.


Niles school officials working on alternative plan

The district faces a return to fiscal-watch designation.


THURSDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP

GIRLS BASKETBALL Struthers 67, Hubbard 28 HUBBARD Khaylah Brown and Keasia Chism led Struthers


Brazilians federally indicted after arrest at Hubbard bank

Pair used credit-card skimmers, found with nearly $140,000, U.S. Attorneys said


Somber Cavs celebrate end of losing streak

Cleveland holds off Orlando’s strong comeback


‘Phantom Thread’ richly showcases Day-Lewis

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer With echoes of “Rebecca” and lavish Max Ophuls productions,


Youngstown woman joins fight against revenge porn

The proposed law would criminalize sharing revenge porn.


PBS will examine ‘MeToo’ from all angles

Associated Press PASADENA, Calif. PBS, which dealt with sexual misconduct allegations in its own


Concerts to feature Polish violinist

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The New Music Guild’s annual winter concerts will take place at 7 p.m.


Chris Hemsworth leads solid wartime film ‘12 Strong’

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer In the days and months following the Sept. 11 attacks, a small


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Families grateful for clothing giveaway

By later today, several hundred families in need will have received badly needed coats, hats, socks and gloves for their children along with book bags and other school supplies – the end of a two-day giveaway.


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Struthers students get lesson in bullying and kindness

To encourage the students to live the lessons they learned from Seitz and his mother, the school will be implementing a “pay-it-forward” initiative through the use of sky-blue plastic bracelets.


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Canfield residents address council on holiday light displays

Community members spoke before council for the second week straight, about Christmas light displays from this latest holiday season.


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Family, friends react to Claudia Hoerig’s return

Claudia Hoerig, the primary suspect in the 2007 aggravated murder of her husband, was extradited from Brazil and returned to Trumbull County Wednesday. She will be arraigned at 10 a.m. today before Judge Andrew Logan in common pleas court.

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Fifth- and sixth-grade bands get families into holiday spirit

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Poland Middle School’s fifth- and sixth-grade bands

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CHS chemistry students make candy canes

Canfield High School students in Tom Slaven’s chemistry classes celebrated the holidays with a little hands on science and a little fun on Dec. 22.

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Fitch students honor veterans with dinner

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Austintown Fitch High School invited veterans who fought in

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Austintown Community Briefs

Pasta dinner benefit to be Jan. 21 The Knights of Columbus #3930 will be sponsoring a benefit


The Austintown library celebrates holidays with Nutcracker party

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Austintown library transformed their meeting room into a

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Canfield swim and dive team competed in the 14th annual Canton Christmas Invite

Qualifiers from the Canfield High School swim and dive team competed on Dec. 16 in the 14th annual

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Poland Community Briefs

Fourth annual K of C Free Throw Championship set for Jan. 28 For the fourth year running, the Holy


POLICE BLOTTER

Dec. 24 Breaking and entering: Surveillance footage reportedly captured someone wearing a dark


Boardman Community Briefs

Celebrate 100 years of Boardman’s award winning music, drama and arts This year, Boardman


BHS choir goes on tour

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Boardman High School choir traveled to all four

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BHS student art give holiday flare

Snowmen, reindeer and holiday cupcakes are some of the decorations one will see painted on the

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Boardman swim and dive teams explain the spirit of BTUB

The Boardman High School swim and dive team recently completed their annual BTUB community service

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Phantoms players host story time

Players from the Youngstown Phantoms junior ice hockey team read to children at the library on Jan. 9 as a part of a special celebrity story time program.

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Alexandra Ulbricht | Eric Kennedy

SALEM Eric Kennedy and Alexandra Ulbricht were united in marriage Nov. 11 at Salem Barn and Gazebo


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Fifth- and seventh-grade bands perform concert

Boardman’s fifth- and seventh-grade bands performed their winter band concert at the Boardman Performing Arts Center in the high school on Jan. 10.

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Boardman Park kicks off holiday season

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Boardman Park invited families to St. James Church and the

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Vaupels mark their 60th anniversary

BOARDMAN Ernest and Dorothy Vaupel of Boardman marked their 60th wedding anniversary with their


Cub Scouts to participate in annual Freeze Out

Hundreds of area Cub Scouts will come together on Jan. 27 starting at 8:45 a.m. for competitions of


AMS invites Ohio schools to compete in FIRST LEGO League Competition

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Austintown Middle School had a FIRST LEGO League competition

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Women’s forum set

Women’s forum set YOUNGSTOWN The City Club of the Mahoning Valley and the City Club of Cleveland


mahoning county Indictments

A county grand jury indicted these people on these charges Thursday: Brandon Jones, 26, McGuffey


Canfield Community Briefs

Monday Night Writers meeting Jan. 22 The next meeting of Monday Night Writers will be Jan. 22 from


Run for court seat

Run for court seat YOUNGSTOWN Anthony Donofrio, a Youngstown deputy law director, is running in


Warren-based detox facility gets $250K state grant

FRS Parkman, a 16-bed detox and treatment center, opens Feb. 19


CVMS choirs celebrate the holiday season

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Canfield Village Middle School’s seventh- and eighth-grade

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Nicole Pavlichich | Patrick Gessler

YOUNGSTOWN Nicole Pavlichich and Patrick Gessler, both of Canfield, were united in marriage Sept.


Holtmann has Bucks leading Big Ten

Ohio State back in AP Top 25 after 16-4 start


New faces in Struthers government set goals for the coming year

New Struthers councilmen, law director set goals for their terms


Jewish Center to host open house Sunday for Summer Camp

Jewish Center to host open house Sunday for Summer Camp yOUNGSTOWN The Jewish Community Center


South cleans up after storm that killed 15

Associated Press DURHAM, N.C. Southerners shoveled, scraped and plowed their way Thursday out of


Online charter school closes

Associated Press COLUMBUS One of the nation’s largest online charter schools is closing abruptly


SPORTS DIGEST || Houston’s Mike Vrabel interviews for HC job

TENNESSEE TITANS Houston’s Mike Vrabel interviews for HC job NASHVILLE, TENN. The Tennessee


14 automakers list more models in Takata recall

Associated Press DETROIT U.S. safety regulators have released models from 14 different


NOTICES

NOTICES BASEBALL Local 47-plus team — is looking for players for the upcoming 2018 season.


Steelers promote Fichtner to offensive coordinator

Quarterbacks coach replaces Haley


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing East Side Crime Watch, 1001 Oak St., corner of Fruit Street, Youngstown,


State program connects Fitch students to community

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com A new program at Austintown Fitch High School takes students

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Trump wades into Pa. race seen as test of GOP strength

Associated Press CORAOPOLIS, PA. President Donald Trump waded into a potentially risky race


Boardman Sports Briefs

Boardman Community Baseball registration Registration for Boardman Community Baseball will begin


Kasich creates center to advance Ohio’s smart-vehicle hopes

Associated Press COLUMBUS Republican Gov. John Kasich created a statewide center Thursday to


Hospital groups create company to make cheap generic drugs

Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. Several major not-for-profit hospital groups are trying their own


THURSDAY’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES

MEN No. 2 Virginia 64, Georgia Tech 48 ATLANTA De’Andre Hunter scored 17 points and Virginia


Trump is his own worst enemy one year into term as president

Opinion: By John L. MICEK Cagle Cartoons When it came to a recent column about President Donald Trump’s


Weathering the storms

Editorial: Pittsbutgh Post-Gazette: City snow removal has become the subject of public angst once again, with


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1252.72-4.28 Aqua America, .71


Extreme heat is on Down Under

Djokovic pushing for rule changes on breaks


ESPN hits top spot with college championship

ESPN hits top spot with college championship NEW YORK Here are prime-time viewership numbers


There are no s---holes

Opinion: By Jill Richardson Other Words We recently learned that Donald Trump referred to African nations


Future of Boardman is in hands, minds of residents

Editorial: Boardman is one of the largest townships in Ohio and, arguably, has reigned as the commercial heart


BUSINESS DIGEST ||

Joining health expo YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber has announced that ONE


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v “Over the River and Through the Woods,” 7:30 p.m.: It’s opening


Amazon competitors narrowed to 20

Amazon’s second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, say, Indianapolis or Columbus, Ohio. Or the company could go outside the U.S. altogether and set up shop in Toronto.


CVMS aims to inspire young girls

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Canfield Village Middle School Language Arts teacher

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Farinelli-Parker wedding planned for late spring

The parents of Samantha Farinelli of Boardman and Andy Parker of Austintown are announcing the


THURSDAY’S OTHER NBA GAME 76ers 89, Celtics 80

BOSTON Joel Embiid celebrated his first NBA All-Star selection with 26 points and matched a


Polka Dot Powerhouse members host local CPA

Polka Dot Powerhouse members host local CPA

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CLUB CALENDAR

associations American Association of University Women, Youngstown Branch, will meet at 10 a.m.


Brady misses practice with hand injury

Patriots host Jaguars on Sunday


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

Donald Trump’s “opaque” business deals in the former Soviet Union, history of tax disputes and real-


washington House votes to avert shutdown; Senate chances dim

Associated Press WASHINGTON On the edge of a government shutdown, a divided House voted late


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Surety Golden and Markeith Grays, Youngstown, girl, Jan.


nfl

nfl Playoffs Wild-card Jan. 6 Tennessee 22, Kansas City 21 Atlanta 26, Los Angeles Rams 13


THURSDAY AROUND THE NHL

Blue Jackets 2, Stars 1, SO COLUMBUS Artemi Panarin scored in the second round of a shootout,


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