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No injuries in 2 Trumbull County fires tonight

Trumbull County firefighters fought two blazes this evening, one a vacant two-story house in the 2600 block of Phalanx Mills-Herner Road N.W. in Southington Township and another, a mobile home in the 5100 block of Orangeville-Kinsman Road in Vernon Township, in which the occupants were not home.

10th Youngstown gay pride events feature Denise Russell

Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people will tell you that much progress has been made regarding others’ acceptance of their sexual orientation and the rights they have gained, but that a long road toward achieving equal treatment remains ahead.

125 run first 5K on the Runway today at YARS

Barbara Meadows took off from the runway smoothly, on schedule and without a hitch, though only one thing was missing: the plane.

Vintage and Vinyl car, music event Sunday

St. Patrick Parish, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown, is having a Vintage and Vinyl car and music event on the street and in the parking lot across from the church from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Sunday cemetery tour is canceled

Sunday cemetery tour is canceled

Local leaders split in support of legalizing marijuana

Ryan co-sponsored legislation to eliminate criminal penalties.

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Christman, Clark and Hoover take charge at Squaw Creek

The Greatest Golfer of the Valley Junior Championships move to Avalon Lakes today.

Dogs taken after mailman mauled on East Side

A neighbor said the carrier was delivering mail to a home in the 100 block of North Garland Avenue when the dogs jumped a fence in a driveway.

Astros, Baird earn doubleheader splits in NABF play

Astro and Baird relied on strong pitching performances in their second games to get back on the winning track.

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Fundraiser hopes to see historic church moved to Wick Park

Once the church is moved to Wick Park, supporters hope that the Welsh Congregational Church will become a popular space for art, weddings and public meetings.

SPORTS DIGEST || Phantoms to play twice in Cranberry, Pa.

The Youngstown Phantoms in conjunction with the USHL have announced the schedule for the 2018 Fall Classic taking place at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry, Pa.

Campbell teachers authorize strike notice, show solidarity at school event

The teachers’ union has issued a 10-day strike notice in the negotiation process as of July 17.


Friday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 7-over 78 in the second round of the British Open.

Scrappers win back-and-forth game with Batavia

Tyler Freeman drove in the go-ahead run in the Scrappers’ win over the Batavia Muckdogs on Friday.

Land contracts in the Mahoning Valley

There were more than 47,000 land contracts in Ohio between January 2008 and January 2018.

Greatest Golfer of the Valley 2018 Junior Championship First-round scores from at Squaw Creek, Vienna

BOYS 17-U Cole Christman, Kennsington Golf Club & Grille73 Anthony Clark, Yankee Run Golf

Rapid response

Thailand’s military government wants to control how movies portray the ordeal of the young soccer players and their heroic rescue from a flooded cave that drew worldwide interest and the attention of foreign filmmakers.

Should jury in former Sebring water operator trial hear about EPA’s role?

The lawyers in the James Bates lead-notification case have filed arguments on whether the former Sebring water department operator can argue his failure to notify the public of lead in the water in 2015 was the result of the actions of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

Johnson, Kisner share house, British Open lead

Kevin Kisner found that out with one swing that erased his two-shot lead

Leaders applaud Campbell workforce and cultural center

The Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural Center is set to open in spring 2020.

Groundbreaking for new Angels for Animals shelter is Sunday

The ceremony for the new Angel Wing is from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Poland teen heads to 6th, final soap box derby championship

Lia Brammer, 18, of Poland poses with some of the Soap Box Derby trophies she’s won during her 10-year participation in the derby. She is competing in her sixth and final national championship today.


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS Stormy Daniels is coming to Maine. The pornographic film actress, who has said


18-U SCORES AND SCHEDULE FRIDAY’S SCORES Cene Park, Field No. 1 College Connect 14, West N.Y.

Hader addresses racist tweets

The Brewers closer met with teammates and media to apologize

White House rejects Putin idea for Ukraine referendum

Associated Press WASHINGTON The White House rejected a Vladimir Putin-backed effort Friday to

Judge: ‘Great progress’ in reuniting families split at border

Associated Press SAN DIEGO A federal judge Friday applauded Trump administration efforts to meet


notices baseball Mill Creek Junior Baseball — plans a 10-U and 12-U tournaments at Kramer

IOWA Residents pick through rubble after tornadoes

Associated Press MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa With the scope of the devastation still sinking in, business

Four-letter words aren’t all bad

The phrase “four-letter word” has a naughty connotation. But there are good four-letter words, too.

NFL ROUNDUP More news & notes

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS Luck will get days off during camp WESTFIELD, IND. Andrew Luck should be

Kurt Busch wins pole position in New Hampshire

Kurt Busch is set to crank up contract talks with Stewart Haas-Racing.

Officials: Worker killed in Army depot blast died of burns

Officials: Worker killed in Army depot blast died of burns CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. A civilian worker

Seeking art

Seeking art YOUNGSTOWN The YSUscape is accepting submissions of Youngstown-themed art for its

War-separated families’ reunion is put in doubt

Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea North Korea said Friday that an August reunion of Korean

METRO DIGEST || Alcohol, drugs may have caused series of crashes

Alcohol, drugs may have caused crashes YOUNGSTOWN Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said the

Struthers woman faces child-endangering charge

Police say Nicole Redeske beat her infant daughter and flipped over a playpen the child was in.

Storms suspend play at Barbasol Championship

Troy Merritt and Billy Horschel posted impressive rounds before play was stopped.

Branson mourns 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

Associated Press BRANSON, MO. The country-and-western tourist town of Branson, Mo., mourned

AROUND THE HORN | Friday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Blue Jays 8, Orioles 7 10 innings TORONTO Aledmys Diaz singled home the

Shooters & Scooters

Shooters & Scooters Niles Western Reserve Fish and Game Association has rescheduled its annual

HAPPY 96th BIRTHDAY Bennett Jones

HONOREE Residence: Youngstown Date of birth: July 22, 1922 FAMILY Parents: Henry and Nellie

Reverend ordained

Reverend ordained NEW MIDDLETOWN Bethel Church of the Brethren, 4023 E. Calla Road, has ordained

For me, ‘DIY’ means ‘Destroy-It-Yourself’

While I was traveling, my contractor worked on my house. I was a little nervous about letting him do

Lawyer recorded Trump talking of buying story

Associated Press NEW YORK President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer secretly recorded

NHTSA probing complaints about some Ford Escapes

Consumers report engines overheat, stall while driving Associated Press DETROIT Federal

Gov. Kasich spares killer after extent of man’s childhood abuse is revealed

Associated Press COLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich on Friday spared a condemned killer whose sentence

Sunday news shows

Sunday news shows Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: Rep. Adam


ODDLY ENOUGH Teacher in Idaho denies feeding puppy to snapping turtle PRESTON, Idaho An Idaho

NFL owner waffles on anthem policy

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he hadn’t decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem

Neil Armstrong’s private collection goes to auction

Associated Press CINCINNATI Admirers of the first man to walk on the moon will soon have the


NEWSMAKERS David Spade: Family coming together after Kate Spade’s death LOS ANGELES Just a


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Rondalyn Hamerik and Brandon Carter, Struthers, girl,

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v WaterFire Sharon, 2-11 p.m.: This arts and culture festival in

Man pleads not guilty to throwing infant against wall

Associated Press CINCINNATI An Ohio man who authorities say confessed fatally throwing an 8

Referendum on TJX zone changes will be on ballot

TJX referendum petitions collect 1,107 valid signatures

Our ‘America First’ president put America last in Helsinki

Opinion: WASHINGTON America’s child president had a playdate with a KGB alumnus, who surely enjoyed

Tubbs found guilty in North Side murder

Jury had to be sent back to deliberate

Ohio State says 100 ex-students have reported sex misconduct by doctor

Associated Press COLUMBUS More than 100 former students have provided firsthand accounts of

Local waters thriving with wildlife

Have you heard the one about the eagle, the deer, the turkey, the otter and the osprey? It’s no

Fleetwood’s hair, game groomed for British Open

Tommy Fleetwood’s 65 was the round of the day Friday at Carnoustie.

Small win for gun safety

Editorial: Columbus Dispatch: It shouldn’t be so hard to keep us all a little safer from gun violence. But a

OUT & ABOUT | Club Calendar

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Today is Saturday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2018. There are 163 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Abe: Higher auto tariffs will cost US

Associated Press TOKYO Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned the U.S. on Friday that higher

Students uncover import of city’s ‘hidden treasure’

Editorial: A stately Federal-style residential home on Youngs-town’s West Side finds itself in great company

Koseks mark 60th anniversary at celebration

struthers Celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary July 15 at a surprise gathering at AMVETS

Elon Musk v. the press

Opinion: By Justin Anderson OtherWords Elon Musk, the eccentric South African billionaire head of Tesla

BUSINESS DIGEST | Showcase to include CMT-made magnet

Youngstown-based City Machines Technologies Inc. will join President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at the White House on Monday for an event showcasing products made in America, according to a news release.

Zaitzew, Merry to be united in marriage Aug. 10

Zaitzew, Merry to be united in marriage Aug. 10

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Nicole Davis, Chase Evans to wed Aug. 4

Nicole Davis, Chase Evans to wed Aug. 4

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Koseks mark 60th anniversary at celebration

Koseks mark 60th anniversary at celebration

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Jenkinses to mark 60th anniversary with open house

Jenkinses to mark 60th anniversary with open house

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Family members mark combined total of 110 years of marriage

Family members mark combined total of 110 years of marriage

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Trump heightens China tariff threat

With President Donald Trump intensifying his rift with U.S. trading partners, economists are growing more doubtful that any deal that might benefit American workers and companies is in sight.