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GOP senators to Trump: Keep quiet about Mueller probe

Sens. Lindsay Graham and Susan Collins offered similar pleas today.

Rock band featuring Boardman resident wins Grammy

The band beat out other groups including Metallica and Queens of the Stone Age

President will tout how America is back in address Tuesday

Aides say the chief executive plans to set aside his more combative tone

'Death Cure' bumps 'Jumanji' for top spot at box office

Several Oscar nominees, which were announced last week, got a bump this weekend

Competing plans emerge in Ohio for congressional redistricting

The proposals could be on this November's statewide ballot

Actor Scott Baio denies inappropriate sex contact

A co-star of his former TV show "Charles in Charge' leveled the accusations

Five people found dead at Pittsburgh-area car wash

The killings are suspected to have resulted from a domestic dispute.

Trump: Please remind Jay-Z black joblessness is at all-time low

The rapper recently criticized the president.

UPDATE: Multiple fire departments called to a residence in Lordstown

Jackson Township fire department is assisting a the scene.


Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave. will offer the following opportunities: Monday,


Holy Family Seniors meeting and social activities have been canceled for the month of January. For

Northeast farm bureau offering beginning farmer program

The Northeast Counties Farm Bureau, serving Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull County Farm Bureaus is offering a Beginning Farmers Program at 10 a.m. Feb. 10 at the Farm Bureau office, 8220 state Route 45.

Irish win two straight after slump

Ursuline head coach Keith Gunter was hoping that one of his players would step up

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Bullets 101: Why they do what they do

Mark Crissman is not a scientist, yet he does have a laboratory: the streets of Youngstown.

Gresock’s hat trick lifts Phantoms in OT

Phantoms coach Brad Patterson didn’t like anything except the final score.

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From zero to 1,246.7 feet per second: What a bullet does

That bullet – or any other bullet when fired from a handgun or rifle – can rupture your veins, arteries, bones and spine. It can kill you if it hits the right spot or the damage it causes is not repaired immediately.

Shooting by police critically injures 1

The man who police say was wounded early Saturday in an exchange of gunfire with officers is wanted for obstruction of justice and also had a 9 mm pistol with the serial number obliterated.

YSU women rally but fall short against WSU

McKenah Peters’ layup with 3:24 left gave YSU a 56-54 lead, but it didn’t last.

YSU men fall at Green Bay

The Penguins are now 1-11 on the road.

History may explain 2016 Warren motorcycle club killings

History may explain 2016 Warren motorcycle club killings

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Metroplex hosts home show

Jack and Barb Barringer decided this is the year they’re going to get things done.


BOYS BASKETBALL Valley Christian 50, Southeast 32 YOUNGSTOWN Milan Square hit three 3-pointers

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Predicting tonight’s Grammy Awards winners

Here at The Associated Press, we’ve written stories for years about how the Grammys have dissed rap, R&B and other evolving genres before others wrote about the hot topic after Beyonce lost to Adele last year. Check our records.

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Dads, daughters enjoy board games

Josh Wharry didn’t express much surprise in seeing that his 9-year-old daughter, Rebecca Ruthrauff, had amassed $475,000, though part of his reaction might have been tempered by the fact that he was sitting on $285,000 of his own.

Ursuline High School will participate in a capstone diploma program

Ursuline High School will participate in a capstone diploma program

Ryan nominates 11 area students to military academies

The 11 recommended have excelled both academically and personally as leaders in their communities.

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Mayor launches foundation for youth, seniors at ball

Youngstown's new mayor, jamael Tito Brown, speaks to the sold-out crowd at his Inaugural Ball Saturday night in Stambaugh Auditorium's Tyler Grand Ballroom. He is joined on stage by his wife, Lynette, right, whom he introduced as Youngstown's first lady.

Ed Puskas: Cavs’ disinterest for January games is shared

Can we just get to the playoffs already?

Monte Carlo transforming to attract younger visitors in a Vegas upgrade

A lifelike net- work of twisting tree roots emerges from the ceiling and branches out into the lobby featuring green, earthy accents, crystal chandeliers and soon, work from British Pop Art legend David Hockney. Steps away from the check-in desk, Pablo Picasso artwork graces a South of France-inspired restaurant.

No glove for Brady; ‘Gronk’ back in practice

Two of the New England Patriots’ most important players are getting healthier.


February is set aside as Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by black

Eagles’ Cox set for first Super Bowl

Fletcher Cox is playing in the first Super Bowl he’s seeing. Or so he says.


Births St. Elizabeth boardman Constance and James Duschl, Youngstown, boy, Jan. 26. Denise and

Popular columnist John Rosemond returns to Vindicator

Opinion: The family psychologist’s columns offer advice about children and grandchildren

Truck strikes, kills man pulling wagon

Associated Press MIDDLETOWN, Ohio Police are investigating the death of a man struck by a pickup

METRO DIGEST || Howland police start Are You OK?

Howland police start Are You OK? HOWLAND Howland Police Department is launching the townshipwide

City Club hires project director

Staff Report YOUNGSTOWN City Club of Cleveland is announcing the hiring of Lynnette Bilal as

Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigns as top GOP finance chairman

Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigns as top GOP finance chairman WASHINGTON Casino mogul Steve Wynn

Wozniacki finally wins first major title

It took 43 Grand Slam tournaments and two failed attempts in finals before Wozniacki ended her drought.

Capitals’ Ovechkin wins NHL’s hardest shot title

Alex Ovechkin’s top drive was 101.3 mph.

A look at what didn’t happen last week

Associated Press A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the


MILESTONES SCOUTS 3 attain highest honor Troop 9002 recently recognized three young men for

Las Vegas looks outside the casinos to draw in millennials

By REGINA GARCIA CANO Associated Press LAS VEGAS Casinos in Las Vegas are upping the ante in

Rosenhaus to speak at Curbstone Coaches

Rosenhaus to speak at Curbstone Coaches beaver township Cleveland Indians radio announcer Jim

For the Week of Sunday, January 28, 2018

Lawrence R. Hood et al to Hood Maintenance Group LLC, N. Glenellen Ave., Youngstown, $10,000.

Society will host open house

Society will host open house

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City Club hires project director

City Club hires project director

Aut Mori Grotto installs officers

Aut Mori Grotto installs officers

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Buhl Park receives donation

Buhl Park receives donation

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Dino’s hosts community dinner

Dino’s hosts community dinner

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KSU Trumbull continues to make safety a priority

KSU Trumbull continues to make safety a priority

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Richmond QB outshines big-name players

Kyle Lauletta more than held his own in elite quarterback company.

Bomber in ambulance detonates at Afghan checkpoint; 95 dead

Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan A suicide bomber drove an ambulance into a commercial area

Trump aims to reboot term in State of Union

Associated Press WASHINGTON Beset by poor poll numbers and the grind of the Russia

Cartoonist Mort Walker dies at 94

A family member says comic strip artist Mort Walker, who tickled newspaper readers with the antics of the lazy Army private “Beetle Bailey,” has died. He was 94.

Pro Bowl should feature big plays, points

The NFL’s annual all-star game today is expected to be another up-tempo walkthrough.

Little margin for error: Patriots’ titles haven’t come easy

The New England Patriots are 5-2 in Super Bowls with Tom Brady.

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown Township trustees, 9 a.m., special meeting, 82 Ohltown Road. Lordstown

Lawyers: Condemned killer is early victim of opioid epidemic

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio Gov. John Kasich should consider his fight against the state’s

area bowling scores

AMRON LANES Farmers National Bank Mixed Doubles — Elmer Maynard 237-696, Bill Laubscher 255-694,

Blood Drives

Blood Drives today Boardman Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Road, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. MONDAY


Today is Sunday, Jan. 28, the 28th day of 2018. There are 337 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Library to sponsor Spring Art Show

Library to sponsor Spring Art Show MERCER Mercer Area Public Library will host its Spring Art

Ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to the future of GM’s Lordstown complex

Editorial: Today marks the end of the two-week North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and the

Tears of sorrow; perhaps regret?

Opinion: Tears were streaming down Tracey Winbush’s cheeks as she told reporters that popular Youngstown

Duhamel gets deal to promote home state of N. Dakota

Duhamel gets deal to promote home state of N. Dakota BISMARCK, N.D. Hollywood actor Josh


CORRECTION Trevor Parks, sports information director at Youngstown State University, denies that

Boardmanite explains ‘no’ vote on school levy

Opinion: Boardmanite explains ‘no’ vote on school levy With all due respect to the fine Boardman Township

Noren in front at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods was wild off the tee, but managed a 70.