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NYT: Facebook shared user data with flagged Chinese firm

The New York Times says Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with several Chinese handset manufacturers, including Huawei, a company flagged by U.S. intelligence officials as a national security threat.


Mahoning GOP chair re-elected but says he won't serve full term

Mahoning County Republicans overwhelmingly re-elected Mark Munroe their party chairman for a third term, but he said he may not serve all four years.


Trumbull Dems re-elect Polivka, who addressed recent criticism

Trumbull County Commissioner Dan Polivka was selected to serve another four years as the county's Democratic Party chairman, but he first addressed criticism of “the way we make decisions.”


Jurors see crime scene photos in Hodges murder trial

Jurors in the Kimani Hodges homicide trial in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court saw photos of the crime scene and the victim.


Design panel approves plan for smoking shelters

The Youngstown Design Review Board unanimously approved a plan to install smoking shelters for employees at 20 Federal Place in a nearby parking lot.


'Nobody is left': Guatemala volcano ravaged entire families

'Nobody is left': Guatemala volcano ravaged entire families


GOP senators push for bill to rein in Trump on tariffs

GOP senators push for bill to rein in Trump on tariffs


Boil advisory in effect for portion of Brookfield

Boil advisory in effect for portion of Brookfield


Fabulous Flashbacks, Jeff Lorber concerts set for downtown

Fabulous Flashbacks, Jeff Lorber concerts downtown


Officials investigate Frost Avenue fire scene

Officials investigate Frost Avenue fire scene


Golf calendar, June 3

Golf calendar


Golf scores, thru June 3

AREA GOLF SCORES, June 3


UPDATE | Car strikes dry cleaners building in Boardman

Car strikes dry cleaners building in Boardman


Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape as lawyer vows to fight

Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape as lawyer vows to fight

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President Trump appealing ruling that bars blocking of Twitter critics

President Trump appealing ruling that bars blocking of Twitter critics


South Dakota philanthropist gives $100 million to nonprofit

South Dakota philanthropist gives $100 million to nonprofit


Columbiana County elections board meets Wednesday

Columbiana County elections board meets Wednesday


Thieves take Boardman man's vehicle, TV

Thieves take Boardman man's vehicle, TV


Belmont Stakes celebration at Hollywood Gaming Race Course

Belmont Stakes celebration at Hollywood Gaming Race Course


Miss America drops swimsuit portion and won't judge on looks

Miss America drops swimsuit portion and won't judge on looks


Officials: Designer Kate Spade found dead in apartment

Officials: Designer Kate Spade found dead in apartment


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


UN office calls on US to stop separating families at border

UN office calls on US to stop separating families at border


US services firms grew at faster pace in May

US services firms grew at faster pace in May


Only a few of Guatemala volcano’s dead have been identified

Only a few of Guatemala volcano’s dead have been identified


Immigration agents arrest 114 in landscaper sting

URGENT Immigration agents arrest 114 in landscaper sting


US stocks inch higher; technology and small caps rise

US stocks inch higher; technology and small caps rise


Delaware launches sports betting, other states close behind

Delaware launches sports betting, other states close behind


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Ohio’s high court rules that Campbell not liable for 2013 crash

Ohio’s high court rules that Campbell not liable for 2013 crash


HODGES CASE | Grim crime scene photos shown to jurors

HODGES CASE | Second day of testimony is underway


HUNDLEY CASE | Sweeney sentences convicted man to death

HUNDLEY CASE | Sweeney to decide life or death today


Today's crime memo: There's no loud music in jail

Today's crime memo: There's no loud music in jail


Board approves smoking shelter across from 20 Federal Place

Youngstown Design Review Board approves smoking shelter across from 20 Federal Place


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Gatorade honors Champion’s Turner as Ohio’s top player

Megan Turner is named the Ohio Softball Player of the Year.

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Warren police investigating multiple fractures suffered by baby, 7 weeks old

THE life-threatening injuries on the 7-week-old boy including fractures of the jaw, both sides of the skull, collarbone and tibia, as well as a brain bleed and two older rib fractures.


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Familiarity can breed contempt in NBA Finals

The Warriors and the Cavaliers are certainly not lacking for intensity in these finals.


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3 Valley firms granted medical-marijuana dispensary licenses

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy awarded medical-marijuana dispensary licenses to companies based in Youngstown, Warren and East Liverpool.


49ers great Clark dies after battling ALS

Dwight Clark died just more than one year after revealing he had ALS.


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Man who pleaded guilty in Higham death arrested on traffic warrants

Sharpe asked for no bond because of medical conditions.


SPORTS DIGEST || YSU basketball camp spots still open

The Youngstown State men’s basketball team is still accepting registrations for its summer boys’ basketball camps.


Ex-Struthers football player gets 6 years on robbery charges

Luis Mateo robbed people he attempted to sell drugs to on two occassions, prosecutors said.


Ex-Warren Fabricating CFO pleads guilty to theft, to repay $400K

Theisler was the company’s most senior and highest-ranking employee when company officials determined in late 2016 that he stole more than $2 million from the company.


Capitals one win from first Cup

Washington leads 3-1. Game 5 is Thursday in Las Vegas.


Charges filed in 711 accident that killed 3

Among the dead were the van driver's two children.


Austintown High School finished its first year of the Community Connectors program.

The Community Connectors program provides students with soft skills training, a paid job or internship and a local mentor.


Liberty trustees discuss selling property, paving, personnel changes

The sales measure, unanimously approved Monday, enables the property to be sold on www.govdeals.com. Any profit made will go to the general fund.


METRO DIGEST || Teen’s robbery arrest

Interstate 680 crash sends 3 to hospital YOUNGSTOWN A head-on crash on Interstate 680 sent three


METRO DIGEST || YSU prof in Akron art exhibit

Pizza order results in felony charge BOARDMAN An unauthorized pizza order ended up delivering


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Fellows Riverside's rose garden now forever Joanne's jewel

Gathering at Mill Creek MetroParks’ Fellows Riverside Gardens to celebrate the renaming of a section of the gardens to honor their relative, Joanne F. Beeghly, are Beeghly family members, from left, Laura Beeghly, Summer Beeghly, Tim Beeghly, David Beeghly, Betsy McPherson, Andy McPherson, David Jones and Sallie Jones Beeghly.


Aide: EPA’s Pruitt sought Trump’s used hotel mattress

Associated Press WASHINGTON Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt had a top aide


Agent files complaint over expired bulletproof vests

Associated Press COLUMBUS More than 50 Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents are wearing


China rules out tech concessions

Associated Press BEIJING Narrow our trade surplus with the United States? No problem, say


Injury forces Williams out of French Open

Serena Williams ended her Grand Slam comeback on Monday.


COST CONCERNS

Feds: Seniors won’t save by skimping on drugs Associated Press WASHINGTON Medicare recipients


Trump: US will be stronger on trade

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump defended his tough trade negotiations with


Dr. Wang joins ACH

Dr. Wang joins ACH AKRON Sihe Wang, PhD., has joined Akron Children’s Hospital as director of


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Man accused of stealing cruiser slips through tiny opening between seats BANGOR,


Polivka apparently will be re-elected chairman of Trumbull Democrats today

Polivka apparently will be re-elected chairman of Trumbull Democrats today


ARIZONA SLAYINGS Suspect kills himself as police close in

Associated Press SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. A hunch from a retired detective helped lead police to a man


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Jackson Township trustees, 6:30 p.m., special meeting, administration building,


Foundation awards scholarships

Foundation awards scholarships The Cafaro Foundation recently awarded $61,000 in scholarships to


BUSINESS DIGEST || Realty Towers sold by NYO for $2M

Realty Towers sold by NYO for $2M YOUNGSTOWN Realty Tower Apartments, a downtown 23-unit


Trump urged to raise issues about security, human rights with Kim

Associated Press WASHINGTON Barreling toward a historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un,


Testimony begins in 2016 murder case

Man was gunned down in front of his Ayers Street home


Kennedy birthplace to mark 50 years since RFK’s assassination

Associated Press BROOKLINE, MASS. The suburban Boston house where Robert F. Kennedy was born is


Tim Reynolds: Warriors cannot afford to relax

If they want to win another title, the worst thing the Warriors can do is give LeBron James hope.


Prosecutors ask judge to consider revoking house arrest

Prosecutors ask judge to consider revoking house arrest Associated Press WASHINGTON Former


The top five global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average

The top five global concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average


Facebook finds itself in another privacy scandal

Associated Press NEW YORK Facebook is at the center of another privacy furor, this one over its


YEARS AGO FOR JUNE 5

Today is Tuesday, June 5, the 156th day of 2018. There are 209 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Geneva Fitzpatrick and McKenna Duffy, North Jackson,


Scott barely squeaks into U.S. Open field

Adam Scott kept alive his 17-year streak playing in all the majors with a two-putt from 30 feet for par on his final hole.


REUNIONS & class notes

Austintown Fitch High School Class of 1978 will host its 40th reunion beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at


Baffert likes Justify to American Pharoah

Bob Baffert misses the simple pleasure of watching American Pharoah breeze.


Justices side with baker on same-sex wedding cake

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn’t


Bush out of hospital

Bush out of hospital BIDDEFORD, Maine Former President George H.W. Bush has left a Maine


BILL SFERRA FASTPITCH CLASSIC At Youngstown State Softball Complex

What: Mahoning-Trumbull County Senior All Star Game. Sponsor: Mahoning Valley Coaches Association)


Tigers draft Auburn pitcher Mize at No. 1

Casey Mize went from undrafted three years ago all the way to No. 1.


In Guatemala, death toll from volcano rises to at least 69

Associated Press EL RODEO, Guatemala Rescuers pulled survivors and bodies Monday from the


Clinton bristles at questions about Lewinsky, #MeToo

Associated Press WASHINGTON Former President Bill Clinton says the #MeToo movement is overdue.


Ireland joins the ranks

Opinion: The scientific, moral and theological battle between life as an “endowed unalienable” right and the


Trump talk drowns out real news

Opinion: I’m burned out on Trump TV. I don’t need to hear any more of his speeches or read one of his


Trump calls off Eagles visit over anthem dispute

Associated Press WASHINGTON Digging deeper into a culture war that he’s repeatedly stoked,


New state champs cement Valley’s powerhouse image

Editorial: The Mahoning Valley once again piled on hefty hunks of shiny championship metal over the weekend to


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Top Tips for Surviving Spring with Allergies

While many people think seasonal allergies just consist of sneezing and itchy eyes, it can include much more problematic symptoms.


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