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AP's fact-check of Trump's State of the Union claims

The AP is fact-checking remarks from President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech. Here's a look at some of the claims we've examined:


Trumbull sheriff weighing best way to protect deputies from opiod hazards

A protective suit, nitrile gloves and dust mask are solutions for keeping law enforcement officers safe when confronted with deadly opiates such as fentanyl or carfentanil.


Al Adi reunited with mother, but without wife, daughters

Amer “Al” Adi Othman is with his 90-year-old mother again in Jordan. But he had to leave his wife and daughters here.


STATE OF UNION | US Rep. Ryan responds

STATE OF UNION | US Rep. Ryan responds


STATE OF UNION | Hunting and detaining terrorists

STATE OF UNION | Hunting and detaining terrorists


STATE OF UNION | US military needs ‘unmatched power’

STATE OF UNION | US military needs ‘unmatched power’


STATE OF UNION | Trump on immigration: ‘Set politics aside’

STATE OF UNION | Trump on immigration: ‘Set politics aside’


STATE OF UNION | US will triumph over opioid crisis

STATE OF UNION | US will triumph over opioid crisis


STATE OF UNION | Trump lays out immigration plan

STATE OF UNION | Trump lays out immigration plan


'If I can do it, you can,' East Side native tells Howland students

Joe Dragovich started life on Youngstown’s East Side “poor and on welfare.”


Suspended Boardman pharmacist pleads guilty

A pharmacist accused of intentionally diluting prescription drugs pleaded guilty to illegal processing of drug documents and tampering with evidence.


STATE OF UNION | Trump asks for $1.5 trillion for infrastructure

STATE OF UNION |Trump asks for $1.5 trillion for infrastructure


STATE OF UNION | Addressing a deeply divided nation

STATE OF UNION | Addressing a deeply divided nation


STATE OF UNION | Democrats somber, still during Trump speech

STATE OF UNION | Democrats somber, still during Trump speech


STATE OF UNION | Trump celebrates economy

STATE OF UNION | Trump celebrates economy


STATE OF UNION | Trump speaks with tensions high on Capitol Hill

STATE OF UNION | Trump speaks with tensions high on Capitol Hill


STATE OF UNION | Justice Ginsburg skips the speech

STATE OF UNION | Justice Ginsburg skips the speech


STATE OF UNION | US strong because ’people are strong’

STATE OF UNION | US strong because ’people are strong’


STATE OF UNION | Black Congressional Caucus doesn't applaud

STATE OF UNION | Black Congressional Caucus doesn't applaud


STATE OF UNION | Parents of Otto Warmbier in the audience

STATE OF UNION | Parents of Otto Warmbier in the audience


STATE OF UNION | Trump signs order to keep Gitmo prison open

STATE OF UNION | Trump signs order to keep Gitmo prison open


STATE OF UNION | Kennedy III says Trump caused serious problems

STATE OF UNION | Kennedy III says Trump caused serious problems


STATE OF UNION | President Trump begins his address

STATE OF UNION | President Trump begins his address


STATE OF UNION | Color of clothes send messages

STATE OF UNION | Color of clothes send messages


STATE OF UNION | Melania, Donald travel separately

STATE OF UNION | Melania, Donald travel separately


STATE OF UNION | Pelosi to Dems: Let Trump’s ‘slobbering self’ be SOTU star

STATE OF UNION | Pelosi to Dems: Let Trump’s ‘slobbering self’ be SOTU star


STATE OF UNION | Dems tap Kennedy to give post-speech rebuttal

STATE OF UNION | Dems tap Kennedy to give post-speech rebuttal


STATE OF UNION | White House releases speech excerpts

STATE OF UNION | White House releases speech excerpts


STATE OF UNION | Ryan honors Al Adi by leaving seat vacant

STATE OF UNION | Ryan honors Al Adi by leaving seat vacant


STATE OF UNION | Trump will call for a “new American moment”

STATE OF UNION | Trump will call for a “new American moment”


STATE OF UNION | AP Fact Check

STATE OF UNION | AP Fact Check


Budget talks bogged down by immigration, deficit concerns

Budget talks bogged down by immigration, deficit concerns


STATE OF UNION | Trump to stress unity of nation

STATE OF UNION | Trump to stress unity of nation


Top official resigns after false missile alert in Hawaii

Top official resigns after false missile alert in Hawaii


Mayor Brown welcomes Japanese delegation today

Mayor Brown welcomes Japanese delegation today


Uber to partner with Cincinnati region transit agencies

Uber to partner with Cincinnati region transit agencies


Rape victim aboard Fla. luxury yacht wins $70M damages

Rape victim aboard Fla. luxury yacht wins $70M damages


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‘Dirty Dancing’ tonight at Packard hall

‘Dirty Dancing’ tonight at Packard hall


Judge says Trump made 'vicious' anti-immigrant statements

Judge says Trump made 'vicious' anti-immigrant statements


Actor Mark Salling dies weeks after child porn guilty plea

Actor Mark Salling dies weeks after child porn guilty plea


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Ex-Traficant aide gets two years for stealing $100,000

Ex-Traficant aide gets two years for stealing $100,000


Mahoning County Republican Party endorses DeWine

Mahoning County Republican Party endorses DeWine


DMX imprisoned as flight risk after positive drug test

DMX imprisoned as flight risk after positive drug test


Judge jails Pa. juror accused of lying to avoid serving

Judge jails Pa. juror accused of lying in bid to avoid serving


Pfizer puts up huge 4Q profit

Pfizer puts up huge 4Q profit


Nicole Eggert claims co-star Scott Baio sexually abused her

Nicole Eggert claims co-star Scott Baio sexually abused her


McKinney election-fraud lawsuit hearing moved to Thursday

McKinney election-fraud lawsuit hearing moved to Thursday


WH reviewing classified GOP memo alleging surveillance abuse

WH reviewing classified GOP memo alleging surveillance abuse


Trump puts Twitter aside as he prepares for big speech

Trump puts Twitter aside as he prepares for big speech


Lawyers chase O.J. over $70M wrongful death judgment

Lawyers chase O.J. over $70M wrongful death judgment


Al Adi arrives in Jordan

Al Adi arrives Jordan


Governor orders criminal probe of Texas gymnastics ranch

Governor orders criminal probe of Texas gymnastics ranch


Employee: Thought missile attack on Hawaii was imminent

Employee: Thought missile attack on Hawaii was imminent


Body found in Ohio woods near highway a week after crash

Body found in Ohio woods near highway a week after crash


Volkswagen suspends executive over monkey tests

Volkswagen suspends executive over monkey tests


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


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Boardman pharmacist pleads guilty in court

Boardman pharmacist pleads guilty in court


Pope sends sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate bishop

Pope sends sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate bishop


5 ideas win $10K each in Ohio opioid science challenge

5 ideas win $10K each in Ohio opioid science challenge


Recording Academy head walks back comments on women in music

Recording Academy head walks back comments on women in music


2 children, 2 adults missing after fire guts Cleveland home

2 children, 2 adults missing after fire guts Cleveland home


McDonald's boosted by value meals and new chicken snack

McDonald's boosted by value meals and new chicken snack


Austintown woman faces drug charges

Austintown woman faces drug charges


Austintown man cited for impaired driving in Boardman

Austintown man cited for impaired driving in Boardman


Putin: US took 'hostile step' in publishing Russia list

Putin: US took 'hostile step' in publishing Russia list


Pistons acquire Griffin from Clippers in blockbuster deal

Pistons acquire Griffin from Clippers in blockbuster deal


Ohio sheriff lands role in Ted Bundy biopic

Ohio sheriff lands role in Ted Bundy biopic


The Illusionists magic show coming to Packard Music Hall

The Illusionists magic show coming to Packard hall


Amazon wades into health care, with JPMorgan and Berkshire

Amazon wades into health care, with JPMorgan and Berkshire


Ex-official for Ohio county charged in theft of over $1.8M

Ex-official for Ohio county charged in theft of over $1.8M


Columbus to limit tax incentives to jobs paying $15 an hour

Columbus to limit tax incentives to jobs paying $15 an hour


School registration


Kremlin says US sees Russia as enemies

Kremlin says US sees Russia as enemies


Republicans vote to release classified memo on Russia probe

Republicans vote to release classified memo on Russia probe


REUNIONS 01/30/18


Blue Jays grounded

McDonald knocks off unbeaten J-M


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Elementary students participate in jump-rope event

Joshua Dixon Elementary students are jumping for the American Heart Association this week in their physical education class


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Suspected jewel thieves escape police

Searched for more than two hours on West Side of Youngstown


Chief Wahoo retiring in 2019

Indians uniforms won’t include controversial logo


Patriots have experience on their side

Harrison among New England’s few newcomers


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Austintown police levy will appear on ballot

The proposed levy is 2.4 mills, with an increase of 0.8 mills. If passed, the levy would go toward maintaining police vehicles, equipment, communications and salaries.


Indians broadcaster looks ahead

Rosenhaus says Chief Wahoo gear still will be available for purchase


Smolinski getting close to returning

Penguins hoping to get a boost


Simeon Booker, a ‘frequently unsung national hero’

Booker attended then-Youngstown College before becoming the Washington Post’s first black reporter


Pederson proving to be super choice for Eagles

Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Minn. Doug Pederson is one win away from bringing Philadelphia


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Kravitz kicks off Jewish Food Fest

Kravitz Delicatessen will celebrate its founder, the late Rose Kravitz, all week with a Jewish Food Fest.


Blue Jays grounded

McDonald knocks off unbeaten J-M


Day captures Farmers Open

Extra day ended after one hole


GOP under pressure after revelations about Trump

Editorial: If President Donald J. Trump stays true to form, he will include his standard “fake news” criticism


Campbell rebounds for win

Grand Valley can’t hold lead


Baseball says ‘no’ to cheats

Opinion: By Joe Guzzardi Cagle Cartoons Since the advent of sabermetrics, the already insufferable annual


House intel committee votes to release classified memo

Associated Press WASHINGTON Brushing aside opposition from the Justice Department, Republicans


Chief Wahoo will be retired following the 2018 season

The team will continue to sell Chief Wahoo gear because if it stops doing so, it will lose ownership of the trademark


Schools halt prayer

Schools halt prayer BELOIT West Branch schools have halted prayer before athletic games after


Chamber hopes Trump will discuss YARS, Camp Ravenna during address

Staff report The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber is hoping President Donald Trump will discuss


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Youngstown man arrested after hitting woman, threatening police officer

Youngstown man arrested after hitting woman, threatening police officer


Police find more bones on North Side

Clothing also found Monday


Poland community celebrates President McKinley’s 175th birthday

The Poland Historical Society celebrated McKinley’s birthday, singing and cake included


German automakers face heat over tests on humans, monkeys

Associated Press FRANKFURT, GERMANY Public criticism of the German auto industry has escalated


Congress OKs bill stemming from athletes’ sexual abuse

Associated Press WASHINGTON Congress followed up on the sex-abuse scandal involving sports


Fed likely to hold rates steady at Janet Yellen’s final meeting

Associated Press WASHINGTON Janet Yellen’s final Federal Reserve policy meeting will likely


FBI’s McCabe abruptly leaves post

Associated Press WASHINGTON FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a target of frequent and


Man facing charges after police chase, gunfire

Man facing charges after police chase, gunfire


Elliott appears in municipal court

Elliott appears in municipal court YOUNGSTOWN The man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to


What’s the real state of the union?

Associated Press WASHINGTON A by-the-numbers look at President Donald Trump’s first year in


EU to hit back if Trump imposes anti-EU trade measures

Associated Press BRUSSELS The European Union said Monday that it stands ready to hit back


Keurig to buy Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Associated Press NEW YORK Keurig is buying Dr Pepper Snapple Group, bringing together the make-


mahoning valley race course

mahoning valley race course Monday’s results RACE 1 $22,100 - 3 yo’s & up, 5 1/2F, MSW 7 Late


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

President Donald Trump told visiting members of the U.N. Security Council on Monday the U.S. would


Pentagon reviews military use of exercise trackers

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Pentagon is doing a broad review of how military forces use


YEARS AGO FOR JANUARY 30

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 30, the 30th day of 2018. There are 335 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Live music performances on television shows this week include:

Live music performances on television shows this week include: v Chris Stapleton: Tuesday on “Late


Super Bowl ads are showing up

Associated Press NEW YORK Advertisers including Budweiser, M&Ms, Groupon and others have begun


Climate change undermines health gains in developing nations

By Chelsey Kivland and Anne Sosin Dartmouth College Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Mahoning Valley Sanitary District, 4 p.m., assembly room, 1181 Ohltown-McDonald


Received year grant

Received year grant YOUNGSTOWN Help Network of Northeast Ohio has received a $5,000 one-year


Repellent could be toxic to pets

Q. I just found out that my landlord put a whole box of mothballs under my house because my mother


Beatitude House, Somplace Safe collaborate to meet ongoing needs

Beatitude House, Somplace Safe collaborate to meet ongoing needs


Campbell group tours Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Campbell group tours Art Institute of Pittsburgh

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Using beet juice, beer to avoid road-salt danger

Looking to strike a balance between ice-free roads and clean waterways, public-works departments around the country are working to cut their salt use in winter by slathering the roadways with beet juice, molasses, and even beer waste to make them safer.


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1254.560.56 Aqua America, .71


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It’ll be a blue moon, supermoon, total lunar eclipse rolled into one

On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a supermoon, but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one.


prep sports at a glance

GIRLS BASKETBALL South Range 63, Boardman 42 BEAVER TOWNSHIP Dani Vuletich scored 21 points to


Sen. Graham should have no say in making of immigration policy

Opinion: By Ann Coulter Andrews McMeel Syndication Why does Sen. Lindsey Graham have a seat at the table


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Adi deported to Jordan

Al Adi, a downtown businessman, was sent back to his native country of Jordan on Monday.


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Joseph and Dyana Polis, McDonald, boy, Jan. 28. Ken and Cara


YPD seizes five guns over weekend; arrests woman for felonious assault

Four of five guns found were 9mm


Rather to speak as Kent State remembers May 4 shootings

Rather to speak as Kent State remembers May 4 shootings KENT Journalist Dan Rather will speak at


Police eye phone records for clues in Pa. shooting

Associated Press Police on Monday were focusing on phone records to try to piece together how a


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Job fair is today AUSTINTOWN There will be a job fair for full-time, long-term factory labor


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