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Anne Frank's family tried twice to emigrate to US, but thwarted by US immigration

Research suggests the family of Anne Frank, the world famous Jewish diarist who died in the Holocaust, attempted to immigrate to the United States and later also to Cuba, but their efforts were thwarted by America’s restrictive immigration policy and the outbreak of World War II.

Woman accidentally slams car into dollar store in New Middletown

No one was injured in the freak accident today

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Ailing but upbeat pup inspires Valley woman

Sally Kurjan was so inspired by her plucky little puppy – who never lets his physical ailments affect his friendliness – that she decided to share him with the world.

Tariffs could cause Ohio farmers’ net income to drop 59 percent

Retaliatory tariffs will impact Mahoning Valley farmers.

Kokrak is 2 strokes back at Greenbrier

Kraft has lead; Simpson and Lahiri are one shot behind.

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Festival opening is Fabulous

Friday’s gig was just the second in 10 years for the band.

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Mahoning Valley Scrappers' Henry Pujols, left, jumps to block the ball as Batavia Muckdogs' Albert Guaimaro slides into third base for a triple in the third inning of a baseball game against the Batavia Muckdogs, Friday, July 6, 2018, in Niles.

YPD looking for son, boyfriend, of woman found dead

An autopsy is needed to determine the cause of death.

Roth Brothers break away

Brogan’s extra-inning single lifts team in 9th against Baird Bros.

Indians roll to fifth straight win

Healed Carrasco eventually contains A’s in Cleveland’s romp

Guns taken from man arrested for threats

Charged with aggravated menacing

SPORTS DIGEST || Mill Creek to host kids golf tournament

Mill Creek Golf Course will be hosting the U.S. Kids Golf Tournament on Sept. 29 on the South Course.

BUSINESS DIGEST || More laid off at GM

An additional 20 production workers at the General Motors Lordstown assembly plant were laid off Friday, United Auto Workers Local 1112 President Dave Green said.

B-52s still flying high after 40 years

By JOHN CARUCCI Associated Press NEW YORK The B-52s are celebrating their 40th anniversary

Belgium advances to World Cup semifinals

Five-time champion Brazil is ousted

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Fred Rogers documentary makes for a beautiful day A GENTLE giant

Fred Rogers on the set of his show “Mr. Rogers Neighborhood” from the film, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.”

METRO DIGEST || Complete your college degree

Kent State University at Trumbull’s new Weekend College/Hybrid Completion Program offers anyone with prior college credits an opportunity to complete their degree.

Man sentenced for firing gun New Years morning

Police took two guns from the scene.

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Warren police arrest convicted felon in rape of 8-year-old

Jamey Sprankle previously served prison time for rape and is registered as a sex offender.

Woman hit by car while trying to find stolen vehicle

A woman reported to police that she was struck by a vehicle while attempting to chase down a male who she said stole her car.

172nd TRUMBULL COUNTY FAIR EVENTS Sunday through July 15

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

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Hubbard winery takes root

Bob Miller, left, and Nate Wilson, co-owners of Woodland Cellars in Hubbard, take a break to talk to a reporter about their new business on North Main Street. Woodland Cellars will be open on Fridays and Saturdays, and the hours will expand as business grows.

Emmalee Torisk, Jamison Cocklin set August date

Emmalee Torisk, Jamison Cocklin set August date

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Marissa Reyes, Kevin Betts plan July nuptials

Marissa Reyes, Kevin Betts plan July nuptials

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The Brookses celebrate their 60th anniversary

The Brookses celebrate their 60th anniversary

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Vow renewal marks Moores’ 50th anniversary

Vow renewal marks Moores’ 50th anniversary

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Natalie Mancino | Paul Grilli

Natalie Mancino | Paul Grilli

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Jenna Donofrio | Ryan Buck

Jenna Donofrio | Ryan Buck

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The DeChellises observe golden anniversary

The DeChellises observe golden anniversary

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Judge rejects blanket delay to reunite children at border

Associated Press SAN DIEGO A judge Friday refused to grant the Trump administration a blanket

Singer Chris Brown arrested on Florida felony battery charge

Singer Chris Brown arrested on Florida felony battery charge St. Petersburg, fla. Singer Chris

Ohio’s congressional delegation helps secure funds for Central State

Opinion: CSU, one of Ohio’s two historically black colleges and universities, was denied funding through the federal land-grant process.

Ohio man who tried to help Islamic State gets 6+ years

Associated Press COLUMBUS A federal judge has handed down a prison sentence of more than six

METRO DIGEST ||Canfield attorney seeks judgeship

Canfield attorney seeks judgeship CANFIELD Atty. J.P. Morgan on Friday announced his run for

Syrian troops recapture vital border crossing

Associated Press JABER AS-SARHAN, Jordan Syrian government forces recaptured a vital border

NORTH KOREA Pompeo seeks progress on nuke commitment

Associated Press PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met for nearly three

Trade war likely to curtail global economic growth

Associated Press WASHINGTON The trade war that erupted Friday between the U.S. and China carries

Thai boys trapped in cave aren’t yet ready to dive out

Associated Press MAE SAI, Thailand Thai rescuers said they will not immediately attempt an


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Tamakia Bellard, Youngstown, boy, July 5. Andrew and

Executed for sarin attacks, cult leader remains a mystery

Associated Press TOKYO The execution of Japanese doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara leaves

It’s back to the US Constitution

Opinion: The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy from the U.S. Supreme Court is about to bring a 60-year

Celebrate Trumbull’s rich rural roots at 172nd fair

Editorial: It’s a sure sign of midsummer when the gates swing wide open for the first of the Mahoning Valley’s

Tourist season, once again

At last, we’ve arrived at Swimsuit City. Let the vacationing begin. We were supposed to be here


ODDLY ENOUGH Giant tech-inspired egg sculpture heads to Harvard CAMBRIDGE, Mass. A giant egg-

Jenna Donofrio | Ryan Buck

geneva-on-the-lake Jenna Donofrio and Ryan Buck, both of Centerville, Utah, were united in

Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 47.190.31 Aqua America, .20 36.69

OUT & ABOUT | Club Calendar

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Guns don’t make us safer

Opinion: By Norah Vawter OtherWords Once again, Americans are trying to wrap our heads around another

Men’s Night Out

Men’s Night Out New Middletown New Middletown Farmers and Sportsman’s Club, 3341 E. Calla Road,

A watch isn’t just for telling time

Opinion: My fascination with watches began as a very small youngster in the Depression. My mother had an old

Kim’s blistering start has her in control at Thornberry Creek

She has a 4 stroke lead in LPGA event

Tips on hummers, duck stamps and more

Hand-Feeding Hummers In just a few weeks, young hummingbirds will leave their nests, and females

Summer fishing can be pretty hot

Many anglers would trade their favorite rods, reels and lures for a chance to fish springtime

Record Reviews

John Coltrane Album: “Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album” Grade: A It’s a rare pleasure

‘Maze Runner’ author is working on new book

Associated Press LOS ANGELES “The Maze Runner” author James Dashner says he’s working on a new

Serena sets sights on her eighth

Only 2 Top 10 seeds for the women remain after a week at Wimbledon

Athletes describe abuse by Strauss

Jordan again denies he knew anything

The Brookses celebrate their 60th anniversary

CANFIELD Mr. and Mrs. Loran Brooks of Canfield recently celebrated their 60th anniversary at

Church of England seeks revival in newer Christian faiths

Associated Press LONDON The Church of England owns some of the most impressive houses of

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Summer Festival of the Arts, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: This festival


Today is Saturday, July 7, the 188th day of 2018. There are 177 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Uruguay fumbles; France advances

French to play Belgium on Tuesday

Library to host seminar

Library to host seminar LISBON Lepper Library, 303 E. Lincoln Way, will host a musical

Conference on tap

Conference on tap VILLA MARIA, PA. Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center, 2067 Evergreen