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Champion softball wins 2018 Division III state title

Champion softball beat Cardington-Lincoln to win back-to-back state titles.

Champion offense comes alive in fifth

A grand slam by Emma Gumont put Champion up big in the Division III state title game.

Pirates take an early lead over Champion

Champion softball falls behind early in Division III state title game.

Change is happening in Y'town, leader of today's Unity parade says

On a misty Saturday morning, the message being proclaimed on Market Street was clear as a bell.

South Range wins Division III state baseball championship

The Raiders beat Coldwater 3-2. Jared Bajerski's sixth-inning sacrifice fly was the difference.

VINDY LIVE/West Branch falls in 12

Warriors vs. Keystone

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Champion outlasts North Union in eight innings

Champion pitcher Sophie Howell (14), center, gets congrats from, from left, Gabby Hollenbaugh, Megan Turner, Allison Smith and Carli Swipas after a 6-1-18 win over North Union at Akron to advance to the state championship game. Two homers — one expected, the other, not so much — lifted the Champion High School softball team from unfamiliar territory to the comfort of home.

YPD arrests four on felony drug charges

All four arrested on South Side

Cops find drugs, gun

Cops find drugs, gun WARREN Members of the police department’s Street Crimes Unit found cocaine,

U.S. auto sales up in May

SUVs and trucks continue to drive auto sales increases.

METRO DIGEST || Lake Milton Safety Day today

Safety day today LAKE MILTON Craig Beach Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual safety

Seven area residents face federal charges for drug ring

Seven area residents face federal charges for drug ring

Jackson, Valley Christian relay teams sprint into D-III finals

Jamynk Jackson, Terrance White, Lohron Brown and Brandon Paige are in the 400 and 800 finals.

Judge has a disciplinary hearing scheduled for June 21 before the Supreme Court of Ohio

Accused of failing to recuse himself from at least 200 cases in which he had served as an attorney

Mooney’s Jornigan takes fifth in shot put

Kyle Jornigan took the state tournament seriously and it showed.

Challenging foes aided South Range in tournament run

The Raiders will play for a state title today in Columbus.

Warriors prepare for 33-0 Keystone

West Branch will try to win its first state softball title at 10 a.m. today.

More state track Friday from Columbus

DIVISION I AUSTINTOWN FITCH — Neither the boys 4x100 relay team (Tyrese Bandy, Drew Bretsik, Ralph

Tigers’ Kline wins shot put crown

Izzy Kline was trying to win two state titles at the same time Friday.

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Rebels’ Perry wins D-III shot put

Dominic Perry is particular about his preferred throwing environment.

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Teen gets probation in two felony cases

Tyler Verhest is only 18 years old, but Judge Lou A. D’Apolito said if he messes up again, he won’t get another chance.

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View failure as opportunity, 263 Canfield grads advised

Canfield High School graduate Thomas Beck shares a moment with fellow grad Christina Rivera before Friday’s commencement ceremony. Beck graduated from the special needs program at the high school, and Rivera took a class called Helping Hands, where she met him.

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Tackling racial bias

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords Starbucks recently closed its stores for a one-day racial bias

No baloney! Prosciutto is pure gold

Opinion: During the Great Depression our top of the line favorite lunch meat was Italian prosciutto.

Streetscape, Riverfest are investments in our future

Editorial: Mahoning Valley resi- dents have two golden opportunities today to celebrate and contribute to the

Once again, Trump is targeting the voters who put him in office

Opinion: By John L. MICEK Cagle Cartoons In the great din and clatter in our nationwide argument over

How to beat summer slide

Opinion: Columbus Dispatch: Beware the summer slide – and we’re not talking about the new water adventure at

Annual Streetscape cleanup is today downtown

Annual Streetscape cleanup is today downtown

Study: Christians in west Europe less tolerant of immigrants

Associated Press BERLIN Christians in western Europe are less accepting of immigrants and non-

Courtney Rothbauer, Dominic DeFelice to marry Oct. 20

Eric and Rosemary Rothbauer of Canfield and Anthony and Tina DeFelice of Poland are announcing the

Roseanne Barr’s comeback is possible, but lesser platform likely The Return of Roseanne?

By ANDREW DALTON AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES After her network dropped her show,

Mattis slams China on island weaponization

Mattis slams China on island weaponization SINGAPORE China’s placement of weapons systems on


ODDLY ENOUGH Buried treasure found; pirates nowhere in sight NEW YORK A couple of urban

Trump: Why isn’t Samantha Bee fired?

By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump, who once bragged that

SPORTS digest

Blaney wins Pocono pole in qualifying LONG POND, Pa. Ryan Blaney was tops again at the site of

Photos tell the story

Recovery slow in Puerto Rico after hurricane Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico


COURTS MARRIAGE LICENSES Jeffrey J. Kravec, 52, of 357 Rutland Ave., Austintown, and Lisa E.

3 events highlight enjoyment of water

Hundreds of Youngstown-area residents will hit the water today as three big events celebrating the

Store closing

Store closing AUSTINTOWN The Salvation Army Family Store located on Mahoning Avenue will

Sending messages with style

Guess what – braids and big hoop earrings are back! For men! Still wearing a man bun? Get with it,


pga Chilean teen shares lead at Memorial dublin Joaquin Niemann made an 8-foot birdie putt on

US-Korea nuclear summit back on track

Associated Press WASHINGTON After a week of hard-nosed negotiation, diplomatic gamesmanship

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Festival, 6 p.m.: Join the fun


CANFIELD HIGH SCHOOL Class of 2018 Number of graduates: 263. Honor students: 30 graduated

Cavs will have Love, Thompson for Game 2

The NBA determined that Tristan Thompson and Kevin Love wouldn’t be suspended.

Ordination ceremony

Ordination ceremony YOUNGSTOWN Seminarian Simon Mino will be ordained a Transitional Deacon for

Parole board recommends no mercy for killer

Associated Press COLUMBUS The Ohio Parole Board on Friday recommended against mercy for a

Driver who shot passenger claims attack

Associated Press DENVER An Uber driver arrested in the fatal shooting of a passenger told a

Youth programming on tap at McGuffey Centre

Opinion: The center’s part-time executive director said the center again will sponsor a youth football program.

Tickets now on sale for ‘Butterfly’

IF YOU GO What: ‘Madama Butterfly’ Where: Stambaugh Auditorium When: Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Men’s Night Out

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


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Hendrix Muhammad and Stephanie Janasik, Campbell, girl,

INDIANS & PIRATES Friday’s games

INDIANS Escobar’s homers lead Twins past Tribe minneapolis Eduardo Escobar hit two homers and

Flight 93 wreckage will be buried at memorial

Associated Press The remaining wreckage of United Flight 93 will be returned this year to the

Former AG criticizes Trump pardons

Associated Press MANCHESTER, N.H. Former Attorney General Eric Holder suggested Friday that

It’s the time of year to enjoy moths

It’s the season to enjoy large, winged creatures on the back porch. And I’m not referring to birds.


HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION INFORMATION — Ohio: Call 800-WILDLIFE Pennsylvania: 814-432-3187.

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Friday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 10-over 82 in the

Record Reviews

Matt Costa Album: “Santa Rosa Fangs” Grade: B Rock ‘n’ roll is now old enough to draw social

Johnsons celebrate 65th anniversary

Johnsons celebrate 65th anniversary

Kimberly Ugran, Jeremy Pytel will marry in July

Kimberly Ugran, Jeremy Pytel will marry in July

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President orders steps to boost coal, nuclear power plants

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday directed Energy Secretary Rick


NEWSMAKERS Kanye West has listening party in Wyo. for new album JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. Kanye

Miss Rothbauer, Mr. DeFelice to wed Oct. 20

Miss Rothbauer, Mr. DeFelice to wed Oct. 20

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Katie Stanwood, Neil Allen will marry June 23

Katie Stanwood, Neil Allen will marry June 23

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Cassandra Turic, William D’Amico are engaged

Cassandra Turic, William D’Amico are engaged

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Unemployment falls to nearly 1969 levels

Associated Press WASHINGTON Another month of strong hiring drove the nation’s unemployment rate

Rival UN Security Council proposals on Gaza both fail

Associated Press NEW YORK Competing U.N. Security Council proposals to respond to the escalation

Erica Dodge and Malcolm Ford to marry in July

Erica Dodge and Malcolm Ford to marry in July

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Hockenberry, Bartos nuptials planned for June

Hockenberry, Bartos nuptials planned for June

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Splish, splash, Jackson takes a Lake Erie bath

Hue Jackson surfaced from the chilly water soaked and smiling before he raised both arms in triumph

Today is Saturday, June 2, 2018, the 153rd day of 2018. There are 212 days left in the year.

Today is Saturday, June 2, 2018, the 153rd day of 2018. There are 212 days left in the year.

Police officer shot in Sheffield Lake

Associated Press SHEFFIELD LAKE Authorities near Cleveland say a police officer shot during a

September date set for Reinke, Greathouse vows

September date set for Reinke, Greathouse vows

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Possible trade war worries businesses

Associated Press WASHINGTON If a trade war is coming, the cheesemakers of Wisconsin are standing

Sunday News Shows

Sunday News Shows Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: White House