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Bomb threat at Liberty Giiant Eagle today

Giant Eagle at 4700 Belmont Ave. was evacuated for over an hour today while authorities searched the store after a bomb threat.

Salem woman dies, Ravenna man injured in Columbiana County crash

A Salem woman was killed and a Ravenna man seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon at the intersection of Georgetown Road and Westville Lake Road in Knox Township in Columbiana County.

Bait and switch for success on the water

Changing tactics can land finicky fish.

Boardman rally falls short in Little League state title game

New Albany held on 9-8 to win the 12-U state title.

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Boardman stays alive with walk-off victory

Tyler Kirlik is one of the youngest players in Boardman’s 12-U all-star team, but he proved he can be trusted in a clutch situation.

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Ribbon cut on $8.5M firing range at YARS

Federal lawmakers help cut the ribbon for the new firing range.

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State, local officials take to Mahoning to highlight benefits of dam removal

Removing the dams would provide many benefits to the community, officials said. “It’ll be a free-flowing river, making it a recreational river,” said Jim Kinnick, Eastgate executive director.

Late single pushes Ohio Longhorn to Palomino final

The Longhorns have to win just once on Saturday to claim a berth in the PONY Palomino World Series.

Author Marc Brown meets his bosses

“Arthur” author and illustrator Marc Brown met some of his bosses Friday morning at a breakfast event at Stambaugh Auditorium.

Home runs help Tribe pull away from Tigers

Francisco Lindor hit two of Cleveland’s four home runs.

Man shot to death on Warren Sharon Road in Brookfield

The Mahoning County Coroner’s office is investigating the early Friday shooting death of Jason C. Drummond Jr., 24, on Warren-Sharon Road just west of Brookfield Avenue.

SPORTS DIGEST || Scrappers, Ironbirds rained out in NY-PL

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ series opener against the Aberdeen Ironbirds was rained out on Friday night.

Teen facing criminal charge for kidnapping prank

A 17-year-old boy of Austin Avenue Northwest is looking at a possible inducing panic charge in Trumbull County Juvenile Court after he “pranked” a woman Thursday night into thinking he and a 4-year-old had been kidnapped.

Browns rookie CB proves a quick study

The Browns believe 21-year-old Denzel Ward is ready for the weekly challenge of covering elite wide receivers.

Warren police officer pleads guilty to reduced charge, pays fine

Police officer Tim Parana said he “made a mistake of getting out of the car” at his girfriend’s ex-husband’s house in February and having a confrontation with him.

‘Mission: Impossible - Fallout’ director discusses the exciting film A man of ACTION

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES In previous “Mission: Impossible” movies, action

Video of woman being assaulted in Warren store sends attacker to jail

Jessica Oracio is in the Trumbull County jail for 150 days.

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MetroParks to auction Clingan Road house, property

All sale proceeds will go to the Ford Nature Center Redevelopment Project.

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Will GM close Lordstown auto plant?

In an Associated Press report published Friday, some industry analysts said General Motors might consider closing the Lordstown plant to offset challenges such as slow car sales.

Putin wins, Trump is second, while Democrats are still nuts

Opinion: By Michael Reagan Cagle Cartoons Yes, President Trump screwed up in front of the whole world at

Birth tourism industry thriving

Opinion: By Joe Guzzardi Cagle Cartoons In as troubling an immigration story as anyone will read this

Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 43.350.53 Aqua America, .20

Columbiana fair celebrates county’s deep agrarian roots

Editorial: As July morphs into August in the Mahoning Valley, tradition dictates that the gates will swing

Sammarone files to run for judge in Mahoning Co.

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Chris Sammarone of Canfield has filed nominating petitions for the

Freese drives in all five runs in Pirates’ win

David Freese homered in going 3 for 3 with two walks.


PGA TOUR Bradley makes a run with three eagles OAKVILLE, ONTARIO Keegan Bradley played the


DOYO conference YOUNGSTOWN The DOYO Live digital marketing and interactive design conference

METRO DIGEST || Warren man faces charges after fight

Warren man faces charges after fight WARREN Fred T. Dickson, 58, of Southern Boulevard

Youngstown Band camp

Youngstown Band camp Pick-up schedule The bus pick-up times and locations have been announced


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Armand and Jessica Minotti, Youngstown, boy, July 26.


Today is Saturday, July 28, the 209th day of 2018. There are 156 days left in the year. On this

SWIMMING Coach apologizes for sending texts

Associated Press IRVINE, Calif. Bob Bowman, the longtime coach of retired 23-time Olympic


CLEVELAND BROWNS Bryant, Jones remain on radar BEREA The Browns remain interested in former

Poland officials close Poland Municipal Forest suspension bridge

Bridge near Indian Trail entrance to Poland woods closed indefinitely.

Alcohol is killing more of us

Opinion: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Alcohol abuse is on the rise, and is contributing to a huge jump in liver

Trump denies knowing about Trump Tower meeting in advance

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump denied Friday that he knew in advance about


ODDLY ENOUGH Rapper buys every seat, takes strangers to movies PORTLAND, Maine A Maine rapper

Bad week in social media gets worse; Twitter hammered

By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer NEW YORK Cracking down on hate, abuse and online

Tech stocks lead market lower again

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Technology companies led a slide in U.S. stocks Friday, adding

Immigrant families remain apart with no end in sight

Associated Press HOUSTON As the U.S. government said it had reunited every immigrant family it

CBS looks into misconduct claims amid report on CEO

Associated Press NEW YORK CBS said Friday that independent members of its board of directors are

‘Terrifying’ tornados of flame burn California city; 2 dead

Associated Press REDDING, Calif. A wildfire that roared with little warning into a Northern

Southwest: Other carriers finding cracked fan blades

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer DALLAS A small number of fan blades with cracks like those

Put me in coach, I’m ready to fly

Finals are over! It’s finally that time again: Time to pull out the biggest piece of luggage I have,

Dixon feels at home at Mid-Ohio track

Scott Dixon is in a good spot both mentally and in the IndyCar Series standings.

Book of Jonah

Book of Jonah YOUNGSTOWN Calvary Baptist Church, 1463 Shields Road, welcomes Bill Henry to its

Trump touts growth in US economy

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday celebrated the release of new

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian Festival, 5-11 p.m.: The good

10 more ex-students sue Ohio State over sex abuse

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ten more former students have sued Ohio State University over alleged

Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra suspended

Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra suspended CLEVELAND The Cleveland Orchestra has

NKorea’s return of US remains is ‘step in the right direction’

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on

Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing Temple Emmanuel Seventh-Day Adventist Church,108 W. Indianola, Youngstown,


Boz Scaggs Album: “Out of the Blues” Grade: B- Sometimes with more gloss, at times with more