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Eagles, Patriots heading to Super Bowl

The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles will meet in the Super Bowl


Doughnut-eating champ charged in Dunkin break-in

Doughnut-eating champ charged in Dunkin break-in


Taliban militants killed after hotel siege kills 18

Taliban militants killed after hotel siege kills 18


Deal emerges in effort to end government shutdown

Deal emerges in effort to end government shutdown


200 rally for Adi outside private prison; legislators meet with businessman

200 rally for Adi outside private prison; legislators meet with businessman


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YSU gashes IUPUI to snap four-game skid

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis was the bigger team with the better record, but Youngstown State was better team Saturday night


REP. TIM RYAN: Valley case typifies broken immigration system of US

I’d hoped to share with ICE what is already clear to Youngstowners: Amer is an American who contributes immensely to his city and his country. Instead, I witnessed firsthand the destructive consequences of President Donald Trump’s vindictive and arbitrary immigration policies.


Olson scores 26 to lead YSU to win in Cleveland

Penguins dominated Vikings in the second half


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Hundreds rally Saturday in support of Al Adi

State Rep. Lepore-Hagan and Sen. Schiavone are to visit Adi in prison to check on his health.

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Fitch takes second at Josh Hephner Memorial Tournament

It seemed that first and second would come down to host Austintown Fitch and Louisville


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Practices of ICE denounced at Adi forum

As painful and upsetting as Amer “Al” Adi Othman’s odyssey through the country’s deportation process has been for his loved ones and others, it also highlights and exposes the many disturbing, inhumane ways the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency operates, an immigrant rights advocate contends.


Struthers celebrates 1978 championship team

Wildcats roll past Red Dragons


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Taking the Polar Plunge in freezing Mosquito Lake

Saturday’s temperatures in the low 40s may have felt like a heat wave compared with the region’s recent bone-crushing cold, but jump into Mosquito Lake with water temperatures estimated in the low 30s, and all bets are off.

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Students display talent at Boardman's arts celebration

Parents, grandparents and community members were wowed by hundreds of students in grades K-12 offering musical, dramatic and artistic talents Saturday during the Boardman “100” Arts Celebration.


SATURDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BOYS BASKETBALL Valley Christian 79, Lordstown 29 YOUNGSTOWN Jamynk Jackson scored 11 points


Tri-County Home Show to return to Metroplex Expo Center

Staff report LIBERTY The A to Z Drain Tri-County Home Show will return to the Metroplex Expo


4 questions in advance of Oscar nominations

Associated Press NEW YORK Oscar nominations balloting might be finished but Hollywood’s “Me Too”


Phantoms fall to Storm in overtime

Youngstown has dropped nine of its past 11 games


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Boardman chocolate shop offers handcrafted Belgian treats with homemade fillings

The Chocolate Shoppe owners hope their chocolate is the best you’ve ever had


Lowellville Schools adds new AP, College Credit Plus offerings

Lowellville School District offers new courses


Mercy Health invests $6M in Valley

One beneficiary was the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center.


Schiavoni says his path to victory depends on Mahoning Valley

Schiavoni said the winner of the May 8 primary will need 30 percent of the vote, which he estimates will be about 350,000 voters.Job creation is top concern of most Ohioans, Schiavoni says.

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Two Mahoning Valley venues offer outdoor ice skating

Valley’s deep freeze allowed area parks to bring back popular pastime


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A reporter's view of ICE's icy grip

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Cleveland is unmarked, and based on Vindicator reporter Kalea Hall's experience, does not welcome the public.


Friends of the Library learn about steel

Friends of the Library learn about steel

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Rescue Mission plans anniversary open house

Rescue Mission plans anniversary open house


Austintown principal visits local Rotary club

Austintown principal visits local Rotary club

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Cardinal Mooney High hosts alumni basketball game

Cardinal Mooney High hosts alumni basketball game

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Fifth Wheel hosts Warren City Federation

Fifth Wheel hosts Warren City Federation

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Births

Births St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital Laura and Nicholas Spanos, Youngstown, boy, Jan. 19.


Mysterious charges on credit report mysteriously disappear

Q. I heard that the government doesn’t issue paper savings bonds anymore. Is this true and why? A.


Small businesses benefit, too, from new GOP tax overhaul

Opinion: Small businesses benefit, too, from new GOP tax overhaul Everyone has been hearing about the


COLUMBIANA, TRUMBULL COURTS

COURTS Columbiana County new cases Anthony Thurman v. Attorneys-Agents-Directors Barclays Bank


Applicants appeal rejection of pot cultivation licenses

Associated Press COLUMBUS More than 60 companies have filed appeals after the state rejected


HARDCOVER FICTION

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn (William Morrow) 2. “Origin” by Dan


Paris church enters the digital age

Associated Press PARIS The Catholic church is going digital in Paris. The city’s diocese will


LIMELIGHTS, CAREER PATHS

DESIGNATED L. Calvin Jones & Co., an independent insurance agency in Canfield specializing in


Washington’s new development on the Potomac

If You Go Hotels Hyatt House: www.washingtondcthewharf.house.hyatt.com Intercontinental:


Challenges posed by long-distance relationships

By Melissa Rayworth Associated Press When people ask how my husband and I get through months


Missouri governor: ‘no blackmail,’ ‘no violence’ in affair

Missouri governor: ‘no blackmail,’ ‘no violence’ in affair JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. In his first


Not real news

A look at what didn’t happen LAST week Associated Press A roundup of some of the most popular,


YEARS AGO FOR JANUARY 21

Today is Sunday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2018. There are 344 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Read all about it: The top 10 newspaper movies

By Jake Coyle Associated Press NEW YORK As an entry into the pantheon of great newspaper


Don’t like the Scriptures? Simply do not read them

Opinion: Don’t like the Scriptures? Simply do not read them I really do enjoy read- ing The Vindicator, The


NerdWallet

NerdWallet As average credit scores for Americans continue to rise, the question for many becomes


For the Week of Sunday, January 21, 2018

1982 Properties LLC to Raymond D. Hoon Jr., Sandy Court, New Middletown, $127,500. 1982 Properties


BUSINESS DIGEST ||

Teacher job fair canfield A dozen local school districts are looking to hire full-time teachers


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v “Elemental,” 1 p.m.: An exhibition of works by holographic artist


Author’s children’s book is published

Author’s children’s book is published BEAVER, PA. Kristen Parkinson Peabody of Beaver, Pa., has


‘Over the River’ flows with charm and joviality

By Eric McCrea entertainment@vindy.com The Hopewell Theatre started the New Year strong with Joe


Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown Township trustees, noon, township hall, 82 Ohltown Road. Boardman


Last Slam standing: Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round

Federer, Djokovic win easily


SATURDAY’S OTHER NBA GAMES

SATURDAY’S OTHER NBA GAMES Bulls 113, Hawks 97 ATLANTA Robin Lopez scored 20 points, Lauri


Cavs achieve wrong milestone in blowout defeat

James still 7 points shy of 30,000


Cook sizzles with 8-under 64 for CareerBuilder lead

Landry, Piller tie for second


West defeats East in tight Shrine contest

Penn State’s Apke makes impression


Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Saturday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 1-under 71 in the


Associated Press

Associated Press WASHINGTON Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding


Democrats and GOP try to dodge blame for standoff that shuttered government

Associated Press WASHINGTON Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding


A march for female power from Seneca Falls to Shreveport

Associated Press NEW YORK People participating in marches in the United States and around the


METRO DIGEST || Rescue Mission open house Thursday

Rescue Mission to have open house YOUNGSTOWN The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley, founded


SPORTS digest

YSU bowling coach to speak to Curbstone BEAVER TOWNSHIP Youngstown State University Bowling


Dell stuffs Pens in Sharks’ win

Maple Leafs rally


Blood Drives

Blood Drives today Elks Lodge 305, 824 E. State St., Salem, 2 to 7 p.m. MONDAY Allegheny


MORE COLLEGE BASKETBALL FROM SATURDAY

No. 22 Ohio State 67, Minnesota 49 NEW YORK Keita Bates-Diop had 17 points and 12 rebounds,


NFL

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


Ohio Dems see hope, challenge in governor primary

Associated Press COLUMBUS The outcome of Ohio’s historic five-way Democratic primary for


Bullied by a government

Opinion: “U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees are expected to practice high ethical standards


Man sentenced in killing of wife and her brother

Associated Press COLUMBUS An Ohio man has been sentenced to at least 66 years in prison for


State legislators, VA staff should support plan to aid female veterans in region

Editorial: A proposal to house homeless and down-on-their-luck female veterans in new transitional housing at


Poland graduate shares journey of facial difference at library

by ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Freddie Seitz and his mother, Rose Seitz, gave a


Community Legal Aid shifts leadership positions

Jennifer van Dulmen will serve as Community Legal Aid’s deputy director


Where are the steel mills?

Opinion: President Donald Trump has completed a year in office, but the Mahoning Valley has yet to see his


Tax reform is already paying off for residents of Ohio, Youngstown

Opinion: Just before the first of the year, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. Just a


Watkins’ persistence key to Claudia Hoerig’s return

Editorial: It has been said that the wheels of justice turn slowly. Unfortunately, in the case of accused


Jaguars seeking respect versus Patriots

Mystery of Brady’s injured hand to be revealed


Canfield Sports Briefs

Neighbors wants winter sports news The snowy season is here, winter athletics have arrived and


NFC defenders take spotlight in Philly

Vikings play Eagles for Super Bowl berth