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No countries will be excluded from tariffs on steel

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has cheered the president's action

Traffic speed cameras go live this week in Howland

The township hopes the devices will help encourage driver safety and reduce accidents

Statewide gun-rights rally set Saturday in Columbus

'It's time for gun owners to unity," an organizer says

Patrol use stun gun to subdue 315-lb. wrong-way driver

The incident took place on state Route 11 in Vienna

Arrest pending in Youngstown's first homicide of 2018

The shooting took place Saturday afternoon

Home, garden show in Valley marks start of spring

Seventy-five vendors and exhibitors were featured at the event at Mr. Anthony's

'Black Panther' outpaces all films again this weekend; total take $500M

'Red Sparrow' came in a distant second

W. Va. lowers pay-raise offer; 35,000 teachers stay on strike

The walkout began Feb. 22

45,000 to get free city bus service to work daily in Columbus

The 31-month program has a unique financial arrangement.

Community summit in Austintown to focus on student safety

The event will take place March 12.

Gun sales decline in Ohio, nation; many call it "Trump slump'

In recent weeks, gun sales have increased at one New Castle, Pa., store

Cash starts strong vs. Milwaukee

Sarah Cash has 13 points and 6 rebounds for the Penguins.

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Aim trucking's first-ever employee set to retire

Bruce Berger doesn’t think he will ever be able to stop checking out trucks when he sees them on the road after he retires from Aim Integrated Logistics this month.

VINDY POLL NOW | What HS class has been most useless in your life?

YSU provost tells profs that 90% of what's taught won't be used by students. What HS class has been most useless in your life?

Crawford, six Canfield teammates headed to state wrestling

Overall, 23 Mahoning Valley wrestlers qualified to compete in Columbus.

Trumbull prosecutor argues against parole for two killers in their 60s

Trumbull prosecutor argues against parole for two killers in their 60s

Has backlash doomed hopes for ‘Billboards’?

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES Can backlash tank a film’s Oscars prospects? It’s

Oscar host Kimmel will push envelope

By MIKE CIDONI LENNOX AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES Jimmy Kimmel is coming into his

Group of Poland forest supporters raise concerns about sewer-line project

Group concerned about lack of public input on sanitary sewer-line replacement

Lisbon comes from behind to knock off Valley Christian

Autumn Oehlstrom’s foul shots with six seconds left gave Lisbon a 48-47 win over Valley Christian.

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Composer says nomination for ‘Mudbound’ is milestone

Staff report ATLANTA Raphael Saadiq’s musical work has thrust him into the limelight once again.

Locals travel to S.C. to protest predatory land contracts

Vision Property Management did not sign an agreement to protect its renters in the Youngstown area

What will win, what should win the Oscars

By LINDSEY BAHR and JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer Ahead of Sunday’s 90th Academy Awards, Associated

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South Range surges to district title with third-quarter run

Maddie Durkin and Dani Vuletich each had a double-double for the Raiders.

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Mayor Brown’s baptism by fire

Opinion: It may be time for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to conduct an air-quality test

Open Youngstown schools contract talks to the public

Editorial: Many years ago, Youngs- town Mayor Patrick Ungaro, confronting a major budget crisis and

Ed Puskas: Love is the answer to Cavs’ questions

The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking for love. And soon.

City police investigating fatal shooting on West Side

The victim was identified as Brandon Wareham of Austintown

More flooding expected as nor’easter moves out to sea

Associated Press BOSTON People along the Northeast coast braced for more flooding during high

Ohio lawmaker seeks $30M to repair potholes across state

Associated Press CLEVELAND Ohio’s Senate minority leader is pushing a bill that would


XFINITY Larson dominates in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS Kyle Larson looks ready to make another

Fitch Robotics appear in multistate competition

Fitch Robotics Team competed in the Miami Valley FIRST Robotics Competition this weekend.

Inmate whose execution was halted dies of natural causes

Associated Press CLEVELAND A twice-convicted murderer whose execution in November had to be

Snow, ice warnings remain for travelers in Britain

Associated Press LONDON Snow and ice warnings for travelers remained in place Saturday even as


COURTS columbiana county new cases Seth Randolph et al v. John Campbell et al, personal

women’s college basketball | Saturday’s games

No. 13 Ohio State 90, Minnesota 88 INDIANAPOLIS Kelsey Mitchell scored 30 points, Stephanie

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Valley native battles to claim Charles Manson’s body; estate

Battle over Charles Manson’s remains and estate heats up in two California courtrooms

NBA roundup

NBA roundup Saturday’s other games Rockets 123, Celtics 120 HOUSTON Eric Gordon scored 29

Muslim officer works with immigrants in Columbus

Associated Press COLUMBUS After 10 years in hotel management, Khaled Bahgat grew accustomed to

Vulnerable lawmakers answer noisy gun debate with silence

Associated Press NEW YORK They crowded around the White House conference table this past week,

Senior menu

Easter Seals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays in Columbiana and Mahoning counties for people 60

Boardman to host Kindergarten registration

Staff Report BOARDMAN Boardman School District will host its Kindergarten Registration Day for


Bricklayer program YOUNGSTOWN Bricklayers Local No. 8 Joint Apprenticeship Committee is

Scan and go

Stores make push with new technology By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer NEW YORK Shoppers

Fitch band will present concert

Fitch band will present concert AUSTINTOWN Austintown Fitch Band will host its annual concert at

National program selects Ohio’s top youth volunteers of 2018

Staff report Prudential Spirit of Community Awards recently honored Ohio’s top youth volunteers of


Today is Sunday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2018. There are 302 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED




Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave. will offer the following opportunities: Monday,

Authorities say man shoots himself to death near White House

Authorities say man shoots himself to death near White House WASHINGTON The Secret Service said


Canfield AARP 3104 will meet at 1 p.m. Monday at Canfield Presbyterian Church. Blood pressure will

Trump’s tariff talk provokes rarely seen urgency among GOP

Associated Press WASHINGTON Republicans in Congress have learned to ignore President Donald

Boardman man pleads to robbery charges

Joseph Zaku could face up to 11 years in prison

Police: Gun in campus shooting belonged to suspect’s dad

Associated Press A 19-year-old student suspected of fatally shooting his parents at a Central

Whispering Pines Council to host Scouting breakfast

Staff report BOARDMAN The Whispering Pines District Great Trail Council Boy Scouts of America’s


QUARTERBACKS Louisville’s Jackson impressive as QB As promised, former Louisville quarterback

Armstrong Air & Space Museum

Armstrong Air & Space Museum Wapakoneta This year, the Armstrong Air & Space Museum is rolling

New Manhattan attraction offers espionage history

By DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press NEW YORK Hello, recruit. Your mission, should you choose to


APPOINTED Home Savings recently announced that Matthew T. Garrity was appointed to the Home

Dating danger? Businesses rethink workplace romance policies

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK It happens in so many workplaces – two

For the Week of Sunday, March 4, 2018

Michael A. Steele to Raymond J. Paris III, Wakefield Ave., Youngstown, $30,000. Bolizalez Ventures


Births St. Elizabeth boardman Britney Baldwin and Kevin Reaves, Salineville, girl, March 2.

local bowling scores

local bowling scores amron lanes’ Farmers National Bank Mixed Doubles — Carl Cramer 268-732,

Valley schools should permit student walkout

Opinion: Valley schools should permit student walkout Anyone familiar with the book “The Tipping Point” by

Elizabeth Strout wins $20,000 Story Prize

Elizabeth Strout wins $20,000 Story Prize NEW YORK Elizabeth Strout, already a Pulitzer Prize-

Boardman sets kindergarten registration

Boardman sets kindergarten registration

Valentines distributed to veterans at clinic

Valentines distributed to veterans at clinic

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Youngstown CityScape honors foundation

Youngstown CityScape honors foundation

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Whispering Pines Council to host Scouting breakfast

Whispering Pines Council to host Scouting breakfast

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Keystone State race could set political template for Dems

Opinion: MOUNT LEBANON, Pa. Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, which ripples over the steep hills

Crosby works overtime in Penguins’ victory

Sidney Crosby finished off a 2-on-1 by sneaking a wrist shot past Chris Gibson 3:48 into overtime.

men’s college basketball Saturday’s games

No. 15 Michigan 75, No. 2 Michigan State 64 NEW YORK Mo Wagner scored 14 of his 15 points

Nuggets rain 3s on defensless Cavaliers

The Nuggets made 19 of 35 3-pointers, including three in the final 2:26.

Academy Awards: Who will bring home the statuettes?

The Academy Awards are tonight. Who will bring home the statuettes? While “The Shape of Water” might be the frontrunner in the race for Best Picture, it is still too close to predict.

HB 70 to be discussed at community meeting

HB 70 to be discussed at community meeting YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown City Schools Board of


WEDNESDAY Mahoning Garden Club will meet at noon for a Spring Tea in the Kidston Classroom of the

Blood Drives

Blood Drives MONDAY St. Christine School, 3165 Schenley Ave., Youngstown, 2 to 6 p.m. Howland

MASONIC groups

THURSDAY 32nd Club will meet at noon at Christ’s Church, Boardman, for its monthly meeting.


HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 2. “Fifty Fifty”

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Brookfield Township trustees, 7 p.m., administration building, 6844 Strimbu Drive.