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Baird Brothers’ Miller dominates in World Series opener at Cene


Astro, Baird open NABF with wins

Prospects drop close game to West New York squad


8 dead after tourist boat capsizes on Missouri lake

A tourist boat apparently capsized on a lake Thursday night in Missouri, leaving at least eight people dead and several others hospitalized, a sheriff said.


Canfield details plans tonight to improve city

Canfield is in very good shape, but the goal is to make it even better, city officials said.


Griffing could lose job, pending outcome of theft case

City employee Dennis Griffing signed off on a settlement agreement Wednesday that calls for termination from his job in the operations department if he’s convicted in Warren Municipal Court of the theft of a lawn mower from work.


After near-firing, Penk named Austintown athletic director

A little more than a year after his demotion, James Penk has been given the position of athletic director of Austintown schools.


One man guilty, another's fate still in question

Jurors in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court found one man guilty Thursday of a shooting in one criminal case, and another jury will return Friday morning to deliberate the fate of another man on a murder charge.


Trumbull 911 director in Saturday hit and run, but not charged

Charges are pending in Eastern District Court related to a crash involving Ernie Cook, the Trumbull County 911 director, and a skateboarder Saturday night at Crestwood and Sunnydale drives.


Boardman Twp. park board meets Friday morning

Boardman Twp. park board meets Friday


Liberty cops still searching for 2 juvenile escapees

A worker at the behavioral health hospital warned police that the female, who was captured, is a member of a Cleveland gang and advised caution while dealing with her.


'Brady Bunch' house for sale for nearly $1.9M

'Brady Bunch' house for sale for nearly $1.9M


Terrance Craig found guilty in Walmart shooting case

Terrance Craig found guilty in Walmart shooting case


Russian ballet company to present ‘Swan Lake’ at Powers

Russian ballet company to present ‘Swan Lake’ at Powers


Kennywood Park will add roller coaster, Steelers zone

Kennywood Park will add roller coaster, Steelers zone


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Hubbard fire department treasurer faces theft charges

Hubbard fire department treasurer faces theft charges


TJX referendum petition filed with Lordstown

TJX referendum petition filed with village


'Fugitive of the Week' is now behind bars

'Fugitive of the Week' is now behind bars


Jurors hear closing arguments in Jermaine Tubbs' murder trial

Jurors hear closing arguments in Jermaine Tubbs' murder trial


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WaterFire festival in Sharon seeks volunteers

WaterFire festival in Sharon seeks volunteers


Michelle Obama joins nationwide voter registration effort

Michelle Obama joins nationwide voter registration effort

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CRAIG TRIAL | Jurors deliberating fate of a man accused in Walmart shooting

CRAIG TRIAL | Jurors deliberating fate of a man accused in Walmart shooting


Airman who inspired "Good Morning, Vietnam" film has died

Airman who inspired "Good Morning, Vietnam" film has died


Indians bolster bullpen in trade with Padres

Indians bolster bullpen in trade with Padres


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Honaker to remain at state mental hospital

Honaker to remain at state mental hospital


Woman faces child endangerment charges after beer run

Woman faces child endangerment charges after beer run


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Pizza Joe’s brings challenge downtown to support OH WOW!

This month Pizza Joe’s is featuring the Big Joe Wedgie Challenge at all locations, and on July 26 it will bring the challenge to downtown Youngstown.


Two of 3 Liberty escapees remain on the loose

Two of 3 Liberty escapees still on the loose


In the battle for Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast blinks

In the battle for Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast blinks


Injuries reported in blast at Pennsylvania Army depot

Injuries reported in blast at Pennsylvania Army depot


Tree falls, injures man in Poland Municipal Forest

Tree falls, injures man in the Poland Municipal Forest


DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription

A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans launching in the fall of 2018 has set its annual membership fee at $74.99.


Zuckerberg clarifies statements on treatment of fake news

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining to Holocaust deniers after getting some blowback on social media.


UPDATE - Auto industry urges US to hit brakes on proposed car tariffs

The European Union says it is already preparing measures to retaliate against the United States if President Donald Trump puts tariffs on imported cars and auto parts.


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Poland-Canfield girls chasing another regional title

A Poland team has won the last two Junior League regional championships.


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VINDY EXCLUSIVE | Avenatti aiming for successful Dem candidate

“I don’t think the country can afford another four years of Donald Trump beyond 2020,” the celebrity lawyer said.


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Boardman 12-U team chasing another title

Boardman begins its state tournament run on Sunday.


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Conviction overturned in Pa. murder case

The state Supreme Court’s 5-0 ruling Wednesday reversed a finding by a juvenile court judge in Lawrence County, upheld by a state appellate court, that Jordan Brown was guilty of first-degree murder and homicide of an unborn child.


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Santiago’s appeal denied

YSU's point guard won’t get a sixth season after injury.


VINDY EXCLUSIVE | Former MVSD president questions current board practices

Atty. Matt Blair served nearly 22 years as an MVSD board member.

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Scrappers rally to defeat Doubledays

Nelson, Lopez homer for Mahoning Valley


Poland trustees seek $4.5 million bond issue to repave most township roads

Trustees said they believe their road resurfacing plans could be one of the largest of its kind in the state.


Two Mahoning Valley natives involved in SCOTUS case

When the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a landmark decision on labor rights last month, two Mahoning Valley natives were front and center.


U.S. Rep. Jordan interviewed in probe of OSU allegations

Jim Jordan has publicly said he was never aware of abuse when he was an assistant coach from 1987 to 1995.


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Road trip destinations in the Buckeye State

Staff report Ready for a road trip? From hot-air balloon races and prestigious artwork to


Here we go again: Sit back, bask in the effervescent insanity of ‘Mamma Mia 2’

‘Mamma Mia 2’ Grade: 3 stars (out of 4) Rating: PG-13 for some suggestive material Running


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WaterFire Sharon returns for sixth year

IF YOU GO What: WaterFire Sharon Where: The festival takes place on East State Street and


Campbell, cops union continue contract discussions

The city rejected the fact-finders report.


SPORTS DIGEST || Corradi, Villano win PAC awards

Corradi, Villano win PAC awards GREENVILLE, PA. Canfield’s Victoria Villano and Austintown


METRO DIGEST || Great Dane bites man

The two dogs went after each other, and the man pulled them apart, but was bitten in the process.


METRO DIGEST || Man jailed

the two dogs went after each other. The man pulled the two dogs apart, but he was bitten in the process.


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Warren cop hurt in making arrest

The officer struggled with an Orwell woman outside a Warren convenience store.


Defendant testifies on own behalf in murder trial

Claims he acted in self defense


Pride Youngstown announces events Friday, Saturday

The 10th annual Pride parade and festival is Saturday in downtown Youngstown.


Attorney gets more time to appeal Trumbull murder conviction, cites ‘seismic’ supreme-court ruling

Attorney gets more time to appeal Trumbull murder conviction, cites ‘seismic’ supreme-court ruling


Defendant pleads guilty in taxi robbery case

Prosecutors recommend 10 year prison sentence


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After 123 years, baby doll still dances in Lowellville

Fireworks explode off the arm of the “baby doll” during the Baby Doll Dance at the 123rd annual Lowellville Mount Carmel Society Festival.

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Early Morning Paddle

Early Morning Paddle When: Saturday, 8-10 a.m. What: Savor the quiet of early morning with a


WTG

Today Fairs, Festivals Mount Carmel Society Italian festival, 5-11 p.m., Lowellville Mount


Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday Beaver Township trustees, special meeting, 7 a.m., administration building, 11999


Sugarland picks up where it left off

Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland has reclaimed her country-pop crown, if Friday’s concert at Covelli


Hogweed sightings often false

Q. Is hogweed growing in Mahoning County? In Youngstown? Wendy from Youngstown A. No, not that


Ford recalls 550K vehicles to fix gear-shift problem

Associated Press DETROIT Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a


Best treatment for slime mold? Do nothing

By Lillian Quaranta OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer Yikes! Bright orange, slimy and 15 inches


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman

A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships


NIGHTLIFE

Apollo Maennerchor Club, 391 Dock St., Sharon, Pa. Sat: Ruby Hornsby, 8 p.m. Tue: Ruby Hornsby,


Man killed by Kansas City police had long criminal record

Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. A man who was shot to death Sunday after shooting three


Are colored mulches OK to use?

Are colored mulches OK to use? Well, it depends. The source of the wood and the type of dye make


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Jason and Jill Reardon, Youngstown, girl, July 17.


BUSINESS DIGEST || Rebate checks

Rebate checks WARREN Employers in the Youngstown region can expect to receive $39.8 million in


CORRECTIONS

CORRECTIONS Sunday is the groundbreaking day for the Angels for Animals Angel Wing. The event will


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Earthworms create successful gardens

By Amber Dietz OSU Ext. Intern CANFIELD How do you feel when you think about earthworms? Do


Ex-police officer indicted

Associated Press PUT-IN-BAY A former police officer accused of using excessive force against a


EU fines Google $5 billion

Associated Press BRUSSELS European regulators came down hard on another U.S. tech giant


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Lawsuit: Cruise ship’s no-slip floor caused cornhole injury NORFOLK, Va. The


YEARS AGO FOR JULY 19

Today is Thursday, July 19, the 200th day of 2018. There are 165 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK The Equalizer 2 (R) Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited


If you are wilting, so are your plants!

If you are wilting, so are your plants! As temperatures soar, we often wilt from the hot


Out of hospital, boys recount moment they were found

Associated Press CHIANG RAI, Thailand Trapped in the recesses of a flooded cave in northern


Frustrated lawmakers threaten action on tariffs

Associated Press WASHINGTON Lawmakers are losing patience with the Trump administration’s


Statement overpromised on return of war remains

Associated Press WASHINGTON More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return


Competency ruling in murder case expected Friday

Two of three evaluations found defendant incompetent to stand trial


Dry conditions could make for a puzzling course at Carnoustie

The eve of the British Open felt like cramming for a final exam, a multiple choice one with no obvious answers.


UNC’s Fedora critical of CTE reports

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday he doesn’t believe it’s been proven that football causes the degenerative brain disease CTE.


Military veterans divided over Trump’s Russia comments

Associated Press Iraq War veteran Chris Sheppard fumed as he watched President Trump’s joint news


WORLD DIGEST || Ohio executes killer who stabbed man he met in bar

Ohio executes killer who stabbed man he met in bar LUCASVILLE A weeping inmate apologized for


Steelers WR Brown on new ‘Madden’ cover

EA SPORTS unveiled Brown on Wednesday as the cover guy for Madden NFL 19 and Madden NFL Overdrive.


NABF WORLD SERIES AT A GLANCE

Senior Division (18-U) Pool A — Ohio Longhorns, Diamond Hit Club, West N.Y. Tigers, New York


MLB: Brewers pitcher to sensitivity training

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader will be required to go through sensitivity training after years-old racist and homophobic tweets of his resurfaced.


Spurs trade Leonard to Raptors

The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan’s time in Toronto.


US coal-ash pollution rules eased after industry balks

Associated Press DENVER The Trump administration Wednesday eased rules for handling toxic coal


Auto industry tries to head off move toward car tariffs

Associated Press WASHINGTON Having started a trade war with China and enraged U.S. allies with


Surprise! Russia, US have been spying on each other for decades

Opinion: Did President Donald Trump bungle the moment in Helsinki by casting doubt on American intelligence


When will Dems rise up?

Opinion: By Will Durst Cagle Cartoons You don’t need 20/20 vision to see that the whole world is waiting


CD RATES

CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.


Trump’s private meeting with Putin is worrisome

Editorial: What secret accord did Donald Trump reach with Vladimir Putin that would embolden the president of