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Muckdogs find way to chill red-hot Scrappers

Batavia edges Mahoning Valley

Woman climbs Statue of Liberty in ICE protest

Woman climbs Statue of Liberty in ICE protest

Man crashes car into Ipe fence after police chase

The suspect faces mulitple charges

Sexual assault charges pile up against Kevin Spacey

Sexual assault charges pile up against Kevin Spacey

Ohio woman gets 4 years for drunkenly running over boyfriend

Her blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit

Trump's work requirements for Medicaid stalled

Trump's work requirements for Medicaid stalled

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Throngs endure heat to see 130 units in Struthers 4th parade

Cookies, candy, chips flew through the air to receptive parade-goers

President Trump praises 'American heroes' on holiday

“Our freedom has been earned through the blood and sweat and sacrifice of American heroes,” Trump said.

Measure to legalize fireworks in Ohio stalled

The legislation is sponsored by state Rep. John Boccieri of Poland.

Chestnut reigns as champ, downing 74 dogs in 10 minutes

The hot-dog eating contest has become an American tradition

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Sherrod Brown: GM CEO wouldn't commit to keeping Lordstown plant open

Sen. Sherrod Brown has urged President Trump to weigh in with Barra on the Lordstown plant.

Stayin’ alive at Cene

Avalanche buries Creekside to extend season

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Gomes’ grand slam too much for Royals

Cleveland Indians pitching coach Carl Willis talks to catcher Yan Gomes and starting pitcher Shane Bieber (57) during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday, July 3,

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown talks tariffs at Vallourec Star

Brown supports steel tariffs against ‘cheaters’ such as China, but believes tweaks are needed.

LeBron to be star on court and off

Hollywood opportunities will beckon ex-Cavalier

Howland woman charged with animal cruelty

Police said Angela Rohr left her dog in excessive heat without shade or water.

Youngstown mayor working to urge residents to report broken streetlights

Working streetlights prevent crime, the mayor said.

SPORTS DIGEST || O'Neal, Weaver post Sharon Speedway wins

Don O’Neal (Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series) and Jeremy Weaver (HTMA/Precise Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modifieds) were the winners Monday at Sharon Speedway’s Steel Valley 50 races.

Man gets four years in child endangering case

The mother, Elizabeth Hall, 29, was offered probation if she agreed to testify against Chaibi and she pleaded guilty to one count of child endangering. She has yet to be sentenced.

Red-hot Oviedo sizzles again

Scrappers blank Spikes

Switzerland ousted

Forsberg scores for Swedes

British are coming to World Cup quarterfinals

England needs shootout to send Colombia home

Vaccine and microchip clinic for pets scheduled for Saturday

Microchips are $25, vaccine prices vary.

‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ punches above its weight IT’S BIG ON FUN

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Grade: 3 stars (out of 4) Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action violence

Silly videos, serious business

We have a simple, easy-to-remember rule in the Earnheardt home for capturing video on our mobile

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Seasonal menu, great food keep Another Round on course

The amount of unsolicited advice one receives on a golf course can be daunting. Keep your head down, loosen your grip, hit down on the ball, finish your swing and ... blah, blah, blah.

10 candidates file to fill unexpired Niles mayoral term

Democratic committee members will make a decision in council chambers July 27.


MAHONING county Canfield: Independence Day celebration begins with the Firecracker 4 Mile Run.

Trumbull County Storm causes outages

Staff report WARREN A storm that swept through Trumbull County left 2,600 customers without

Indictment unsealed in October overdose death

Defendant taken into custody last week

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Struthers honoring fallen Marine with street renaming

Lance Cpl. Ron Charles of Struthers was killed in 1967 during an ambush in Vietnam while serving with the Marine Corps. He was 21. Struthers is honoring him by renaming a north side street Ron Charles Way.

Congressman knew of alleged abuse, say former Ohio State wrestlers

Freedom Caucus’ Jordan denies assertions

Celebrate today our messy but resilient democracy

Editorial: “We hold these truths to be self- evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by

Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 45.80-0.08 Aqua America, .20

July 4 holiday: BOOM time in USA

Opinion: By Will Durst Cagle Cartoons Hey everybody. You know all that anxiety that’s been building up?


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

Past champs Sharapova, Kvitova bested in upsets

Seven Top 10 seeds have departed at Wimbledon

DRC OKs antennas

DRC OKs antennas YOUNGSTOWN The city’s Design Review Committee approved a proposal Tuesday by


SUNDAY – SET UP DAY 1 p.m.: Harness racing, Grandstand MONDAY – SET UP DAY 5 p.m.: Harness

Around the Horn | Tuesday’s other MLB games

NATIONAL LEAGUE Rockies 8, Giants 1 DENVER Antonio Senzatela pitched seven scoreless innings

China is ‘fully prepared’ if trade war kicks off

Associated Press BEIJING China said Tuesday it’s “fully prepared” for a trade war with the

Fourth desserts everyone will love

Firework Poke Cake Show your pride for the red, white and blue with this moist,


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS President Donald Trump spoke with three more potential Supreme Court candidates

Suspect wrote he aimed to kill everyone at Maryland newsroom

Associated Press BALTIMORE A man charged with gunning down five people at a Maryland newspaper

Sign up for camps

Sign up for camps YOUNGSTOWN Registration is still available for two weeks of a Summer

Today is Wednesday, July 4, the 185th day of 2018. There are 180 days left in the year. This is

Today is Wednesday, July 4, the 185th day of 2018. There are 180 days left in the year. This is

SANDLOT ROUNDUP More from Cene Park

Class B Prospects 6, Creekside Fitness 3 Prospects scored three times in the top of the sixth

Dodgers sluggers blast Pirates

Pittsburgh crunched in series opener at Dodger Stadium

Patches of algae show up a little early in Lake Erie

Algae blooms are back in western Lake Erie, this time a little earlier than normal.


THURSDAY Poland United Methodist Church will not host its monthly stuffed chicken breast dinner in

Nominations taken for Legacy Award

Nominations taken for Legacy Award YOUNGSTOWN Shepherd of the Valley, 5525 Silica Road,


ODDLY ENOUGH A theft of mammoth proportions: US agency seeks stolen woolly tusk ANCHORAGE,

Urban waterways offer fun with risks

Associated Press DES MOINES, IOWA As someone who has spent countless hours rowing along the Des

Water main break floods Philadelphia

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA A large water main break sent up to 15 million gallons of water

The top five albums on the iTunes Store for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top five albums on the iTunes Store for the most recent one-week sales period: v “Pray For The

Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday City of Youngstown Board of Control, 9:30 a.m., council caucus, city hall, 26 S.

Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have

Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Karissa Henderson and Hunter Ledsome, Youngstown, boy,

In Poland, it’s difficult to see forest from the trees

Opinion: In Poland, it’s difficult to see forest from the trees I have been attending the Poland Municipal

fOURTH of july

fOURTH of july What’s open/closed A checklist of local, state and federal institutions and local

Flavor pairing grilling

Family Features The grill is often the star of summer gatherings, from weeknight meals to backyard

US to stop encouraging race as factor in school admissions

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration said Tuesday the government would no longer