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Red, white, blue on proud display at Lansingville Parade

The 17th annual Lansingville Parade began Sunday afternoon at St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, 3801 Shady Run Road on the South Side.

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LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team.

LeBron chooses the Lakers

LeBron James is heading to the Los Angeles Lakers

Blood center offers blood donors free tickets to Cincinnati zoo

A blood center in Ohio says anyone who donates blood over a period of several days will receive a free ticket to the Cincinnati Zoo.

State hasn't used $5M allocated for at-risk youth

Ohio has yet to spend any of the $5 million allocated this year for services for troubled youth on the cusp of being removed from their homes or at risk of entering the justice or foster-care systems.

Auditor's report shows opioids impact on Medicaid

A state auditor's report looking at the impact of the opioid crisis on state Medicaid spending shows the number of Ohio Medicaid recipients with an opioid-related diagnosis quadrupling from 2010 to 2016.

Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Cup Series race in wild finish

Kyle Busch outdueled Kyle Larson on a wild final lap Sunday in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway, earning his fifth victory of the season.

Violence erupts after right-wing group holds Oregon march

Violent skirmishes erupted in Portland, Oregon, between a right-wing group and anti-fascists who have previously clashed across the Pacific Northwest, leading to injuries and arrests.

Longtime Iowa sportscaster killed as rain swamps Des Moines

A longtime Iowa sportscaster has died in flash flooding in Des Moines amid heavy rain that forced the evacuation of some homes and businesses in one suburb.

Canada tariffs on US goods from ketchup to lawn mowers begin

Canada began imposing tariffs Sunday on $12.6 billion in U.S. goods as retaliation for the Trump administration's new taxes on steel and aluminum imported to the United States.

Balloon pilot fatally injured identified as Cortland man

The pilot at an Ohio balloon festival who hit his head on the balloon’s burners after landing and died has been identified as a Cortland man.

Police: Mass stabbing suspect targeted girl's birthday party

A man who had been asked to leave a Boise apartment complex returned the next day and stabbed children celebrating a 3-year-old girl's birthday

'Jurassic World 2' takes No. 1 again

The "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" dinosaurs ruled the box office for a second weekend in a row.

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Fiona the hippo takes on role of teacher

Fiona the hippo has assumed the role of teaching tool.

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Ohio legislation provides nearly $115M for new voting machines

Counties would split nearly $115 million to replace voting machines around the state under a bill approved by the Ohio Legislature.

Rare copy of Declaration of Independence on display July 4

One of 14 original copies of the Declaration of Independence will again be on public display for the 4th of July on Boston.

Tomlin, Tribe rocked in blowout loss to Oakland

Edwin Jackson has won 10 consecutive decisions over Cleveland

Officials credit naloxone for fewer OD deaths

Mark Hines, however, said the lower death numbers do not indicate a reduction in drug addiction.

CEO Mohip holds all the chips in contract talks

Negotiations for new teacher contracts are underway in Youngstown City Schools with CEO Krish Mohip holding all the chips

Smith gets split decision victory

Drew Smith gets split decision victory

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Trumbull Courthouse bells and clocks back in working order

After several months without bells or working clocks on the dome of the Trumbull County Courthouse, the historic structure now has both.

Is King James California dreamin'

LeBron James flew back to Los Angeles from a family vacation in the Caribbean. He could be there longer than usual.

Scrappers score 5 in third for another series win

Scolamiero, Nelson contribute extra-base hits

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Inaugural Ribs-N-Rock Festival featured heat

Jeff Clark of Calcutta eats ribs during the Ribs-N-Rock Festival at Southern Park Mall on Saturday.

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McDonald Homecoming brings families, fun, history together

Jack Evans Jr. has come to the homecoming every year since 1926.

SPORTS DIGEST || Penn State-Shenango hires volleyball coach

Penn State-Shenango hired West Middlesex, Pa., native Nicole Nych to lead its women’s volleyball program.

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National Midyear Exhibition at the Butler museum

The National Midyear exhibition opens today at the Butler Institute of American Art and runs through Aug. 26.

METRO DIGEST || Car cruise to benefit 4-year-old

Benefit cruise AUSTINTOWN The Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club Inc. will host a donation car cruise

So much TV, so little summer

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES The fall television season is months away but

Mbappe, not Messi, stars as France beats Argentina

What Lionel Messi has never done, 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe did twice


Northside Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group welcomed family medicine physician Dr. Anne M. Stover to Steward Health Care System.


The Mahoning County Veterans Services Commission is offering a free bus trip on Aug. 17 to D-Day Conneaut, a re-enactment the Allied Forces’ invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, referred to as D-Day.


Brooke Mangiarelli has graduated cum laude from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law with her juris doctorate degree.

BUSINESS DIGEST || Rust Belt apparel

Meeting set HOWLAND The Western Reserve Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management

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Valley mom: Drug suppliers getting away with murder

Mary Hunsbarger wrote to the White House about losing her son to an overdose and her belief that people who provide a fatal dose of a drug should be charged with homicide. She recently received a response signed by the president.

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HomeGoods will be a good citizen

Opinion: Over the past few months, you’ve likely heard that HomeGoods has been coordinating with the village

High Court without Kennedy will certainly become worse

Opinion: WASHINGTON Hours before Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced his retirement, Justice

Crime pays for Vigorito

Opinion: Anthony Vigorito, former plant operations manager of the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District, has a

Uruguay ousts Ronaldo, Portugal

France is on deck for the winners

Strange political bedfellows may benefit GM Lordstown

Editorial: Absent a statement from President Donald J. Trump about General Motors’ decision to build the

Runners , to your marks … Upcoming races & walks

JULY Wednesday — Stars and Stripes 5K Run registration begins at 7 a.m. at Richard Lombardo

AREA GOLF CALENDAR Upcoming scrambles and outings

JULY Friday — Third annual Veterans’ Outreach Golf Scramble at Mahoning Country Club. Shotgun

ON AREA LINKS | Local Golf League Scores

bedford trails golf course Coitsville Golf League Low Gross — Larry Miner Sr. 35, Al Massullo

PRO GOLF roundup

U.S. SENIOR OPEN Kelly squanders, regains lead COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The play of the day

Larson rides high for dominant win in the heat in Chicagoland

Once Kyle Larson got to the top of the track, it was all over

AROUND THE HORN Saturday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels 6, Orioles 2 BALTIMORE Albert Pujols’ RBI double highlighted a five-

Ancer, Molinari in lead; Woods stalls

Armour, Blair are two strokes back

World Cup

World Cup FIRST ROUND GROUP A June 14 At Moscow Russia 5, Saudi Arabia 0 June 15 At

Store fires worker for message on homeless woman’s cup

Store fires worker for message on homeless woman’s cup CINCINNATI An employee at a downtown


Today is Sunday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2018. There are 183 days left in the year. This is Canada

Bucs’ Musgrove celebrates homecoming

Mercer homers in Pirates’ win on Friday

Thousands march to protest Trump immigration policySFlb

Staff and wire report WASHINGTON They wore white. They shook their fists in the air. They


NOTICES baseball Boardman Community Baseball — will host an 8U (coach pitch) and 9U/10U


TUESDAY Ikebana Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor

Local food and beer competition

Staff report COLUMBIANA Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St., will present Farmageddon, a local food

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Brookfield Township trustees, 7 p.m., 6844 Strimbu Drive, Brookfield. Springfield


Canfield AARP 3104 will meet at 1 p.m. Monday for a luncheon at A La Carte Catering in Canfield. The

Kochs continue assault on American democracy

Opinion: Kochs continue assault on American democracy The Koch Boys, Chuck and Dave, want to replace

Columbus opens new learning center with ‘Smart City’ message

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio’s capital wants to get smart – and it’s launched an interactive

ON AREA SANDLOTS | Results from Bob Cene Park, Struthers

Class B Avalanche 11, DuraEdge 10 Mike Budde picked up the win in relief while Jorge Leedham

Evangelical leaders downplay potential Roe v. Wade reversal

Evangelical leaders downplay potential Roe v. Wade reversal NEW YORK For evangelical Christian

IN THE CUP! Area holes-in-one

Frank Bondi aced the 124-yard No. 5 at Mill Creek South Course. He used an 8-iron. Witnesses were


Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, video class on

Blood Drives

Blood Drives MONDAY Trumbull Regional Medical Center, 1350 E. Market St., Warren, 9 a.m. to 2

Senior menu

Easter Seals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays in Columbiana and Mahoning counties for people 60

Despite the strong economy, many still struggle

By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON “The economy,” Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome

Children’s Services forms new support group

Staff report Youngstown A new support group, SUCCEED, has formed in the Mahoning County for

Library to host events

Library to host events LISBON Lepper Library will offer the following programs: one-on-one

Trump’s own tariffs make it harder to rebuild infrastructure

Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. President Donald Trump wants to rebuild the nation’s

How to know if your pet will dig a subscription box

How to know if your pet will dig a subscription box By COURTNEY JESPERSEN NerdWallet With

Local recipients

The list of high-school graduates who have received college or university scholarships based on

Museum exhibit on Jim Crow era to debut in September

Museum exhibit on Jim Crow era to debut in September NEW YORK An exhibit on segregation in the