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Power still out for some Trumbull County folks

Power still out for some Trumbull County folks


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Canfield High students gain experience through internships

CANFIELD Students at Canfield High School are gaining hands-on experience through an internship program that connects them with employers. Senior Connor Dye credits his internship at the Lake Shore Medical Center with his success in getting a full-ride scholarship to John Carroll University for pre-medical studies, and entrance to the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine as long as he maintains a 3.0 GPA for his undergraduate degree.


Activists try again to get anti-fracking initiative on ballot

Activists try again to get anti-fracking initiative on ballot


Canfield students get hands-on job experience

Canfield students get hands-on job experience


Poland residents asked for input into school district's future

Poland residents asked for input into school district's future


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Burke murder trial resumes today

WARREN The Austin Burke aggravated-murder trial, which resumes this afternoon in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court, may test the ability of the 12 jurors selected Monday to determine when someone is lying or not lying. Burke, 19, of Miller South Road in Bristolville, is charged with the June 12 aggravated murder and aggravated robbery of Brandon Sample, 22, of Garfield Drive Northeast and the June 20 aggravated robbery of the Pizza Joe’s restaurant in Cortland.


Niles firefighters have temporary sleeping quarters

Niles firefighters have temporary sleeping quarters


Former MVSD engineer seeks back pay, sick-leave pay

Former MVSD engineer seeks back pay, sick-leave pay


Cavs crush Pistons 112-90, LeBron has 31

Cavs crush Pistons 112-90, LeBron has 31


Trump, Ryan face off in rare public GOP clash over tariffs

Trump, Ryan face off in rare public GOP clash over tariffs


Top-seeded boys basketball teams from McDonald, South Range fall

Two No. 1 seeds lost Monday night in boys basketball district semifinals.


Judge, police help oust Trump Hotels from Panama property

Judge, police help oust Trump Hotels from Panama property


West Virginia teacher strike headed for a 9th day

West Virginia teacher strike headed for a 9th day


Box cutter boxes in Austintown student

Box cutter boxes in Austintown student


Man arrested, accused of stealing McDormand's Oscar trophy

Man arrested, accused of stealing McDormand's Oscar trophy


UPDATE | Ex-Trump aide now says he'll probably cooperate with Mueller

Ex-Trump aide says he'll probably cooperate


Youngstown teen killed in Cleveland over the weekend

Youngstown teen killed in Cleveland over the weekend


Schiavoni releases new gubernatorial ad

Schiavoni releases new gubernatorial ad


Vettori will go to trial; could face additional charges

Vettori will go to trial; could face additional charges

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UPDATE | Jury selected in Burke murder trial

Burke murder trial is going forward with jury selection


UPDATE | Suspect in Saturday shooting turns himself in

18-year-old sought in Saturday shooting death


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YSU women's basketball falls to Green Bay

The YSU women's basketball team is playing now in the Horizon League semifinals vs. Green Bay.


Canfield must act on own to ensure safety at schools

Opinion: Canfield must act on own to ensure safety at schools


Survivors of Fla. shooting will be force for change

Opinion: Survivors of Fla. shooting will be force for change


Kudos to Dick’s, Walmart

Opinion: Kudos to Dick’s, Walmart


Parents have role to play in ensuring school safety

Opinion: Parents have role to play in ensuring school safety


Lockup List Monday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


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Vindicator 85th Regional Spelling Bee Saturday March 10th

Vindicator Regional Spelling Bee Saturday March 10th


Commerce Street between Hazel and Wick closed for 3 weeks

Commerce Street between Hazel and Wick closed for 3 weeks


Nor’easter cleanup continues: downed trees, power lines, flooded coastal towns

Power slowly coming back 3 days after nor’easter


Indiana officers honor slain deputy shot during chase

Indiana officers honor slain deputy shot during chase


Markets Right Now: Banks, tech lead US stocks lower

Markets Right Now: Banks, tech lead US stocks lower


Power slowly coming back 3 days after nor’easter

Power slowly coming back 3 days after nor’easter


Struthers football standout pleads guilty to assault

Struthers football standout pleads guilty to assault


Police search for NFL’s Aldon Smith in domestic abuse case

Police search for NFL’s Aldon Smith in domestic abuse case


ANALYSIS | Oscars danced between honoring, correcting past

90th Oscars dance between honoring and correcting the past


MARKETS OPENING | Banks, tech lead US stocks lower

Markets Right Now: Banks, tech lead US stocks lower


Drug distributors push back on proposed Ohio rules

Records: Drug distributors push back on proposed Ohio rules


Hours adjusted on Wednesday at Austintown library

Hours will be adjusted at the Austintown library, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County system, to accommodate a half-day staff training session on March 7.


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'Shape of Water' wins best picture Oscar

The film won four Oscars


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YSU survives epic rally from Milwaukee

A 15-3 run had YSU in trouble


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Driving in Howland? Watch out for speed cameras

The goal of the program is to increase driver safety and decrease accidents


Brantley isn’t rushing his comeback from ankle surgery

The 30-year-old Brantley has progressed to lateral agility drills.


Dominant Harvick wins back-to-back races

From his dynamic opening laps to his comfortable cruise to the checkered flag, Kevin Harvick was the safest bet in Sin City this weekend.


Mickelson ends long drought with Mexico City win

Phil Mickelson finally looked like the Lefty of old Sunday.


YSU looks to turn it around vs. Green Bay today

The Phoenix (27-3, 16-2) swept the regular season series with the Penguins.


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YSU women fritter away lead, but holds on to beat Milwaukee

Youngstown State was nearly the victim of an epic comeback Sunday.


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Returning to the Bee

Third- and fourth-time Vindicator Regional Spelling Bee returnees have the same goal for their last competition – to go home with a win


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Signs of spring beckon crowds to home show

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com BOARDMAN The trees remain devoid of leaves, a chill still

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Bee winner to returns for eighth year as volunteer

Julia Miglets was the 2010 Vindicator Regional Spelling Bee winner


Here's all the winners of the 90th Academy Awards

List of winners for the 90th Academy Awards presented Sunday by the Academy of Motion


Club hears presentation

Club hears presentation

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High-level Seoul officials to head to N. Korea for talks

Associated Press SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA South Korea’s president will send a delegation led by his


SPORTS digest

Phantoms clinch perfect road trip GENEVA, ILL. Nine different players registered a point for the


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Area events, fundraisers and more that are worth a look

auctions St. Nicholas Church, 764 Fifth St., Struthers, will host a quarter auction March 17 for


Trump slump? Sales of guns fall

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS Gun-store owners called it the “Trump


FirstEnergy, other utilities challenge call to lower electric rates of Ohioans

Associated Press COLUMBUS Ohio’s four big electric utilities have joined forces to challenge a


Alabama’s ‘Bloody Sunday’ racial violence of 1965 is remembered

Associated Press SELMA, ALA. Several members of Congress joined civil-rights activists and


SUNDAY AROUND THE NBA

Raptors 103, Hornets 98 TORONTO DeMar DeRozan scored 19 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 18 points


‘Black Panther’ is still box-office king

‘Black Panther’ is still box-office king LOS ANGELES Wakanda’s reign shows no signs of waning.


Putin: Russia will ‘never’ extradite 13 indicted by US

Associated Press WASHINGTON Russia will “never” extradite any of the 13 Russians indicted by the


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH No course for a horse: Man rides onto Calif. freeway LONG BEACH, Calif.


Author to visit library

Author to visit library LISBON Local author Judy Lennington will visit Lepper Library. 303 E.


Pro-gun rally set

Staff report COLUMBUS The Ohio Gun Owners organization and Ohio Carry are co-sponsoring a rally


Arrest in city’s 1st homicide of ’18 pending

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Police say an arrest and charges are pending in connection with


Today is Monday, March 5, the 64th day of 2018. There are 301 days left in the year.

Today is Monday, March 5, the 64th day of 2018. There are 301 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Google plans for expansion help turn NYC into tech hub

Associated Press NEW YORK As New York City waits to hear whether it’s been chosen as the site


US, Afghan leaders agree on peace push, but Taliban do not

Associated Press WASHINGTON Despite U.S. support, the Afghan government’s surprising new peace


White House: No exemptions from steel, aluminum tariffs

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s administration appears unbowed by broad


Wrong-way driver subdued by patrol

Staff report VIENNA TOWNSHIP A Columbus man who police say was driving the wrong way on state


HIGH SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL REGIONAL PAIRINGS Division I Region 1-Canton No. 6 Solon


Trumbull County Courts

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Marcella R. Pruitt, 46, of 561 W. Chalmers Ave.,


Youngstown junior students take SAT on Wednesday

Senior students who do not attend Choffin will remain at their home school to complete other course work and senior activities.


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Jackson-Milton school board, 6:30 p.m., special meeting, high school building,


Tax scam starts to sink in

Opinion: By Josh Hoxie OtherWords It’s no fun being scam-med. I distinctly remember looking for my


METRO DIGEST | Austintown plans safety summit for schools

Library adjusts hours at Austintown branch AUSTINTOWN Hours will be adjusted at the Austintown


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Stephanie and Matthew White, Canfield, boy, March 3. Amanda


AROUND THE NHL SUNDAY

Predators 4, Avalanche 3, OT DENVER Filip Forsberg scored at 1:07 of overtime and the Predators


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Shape of success for ‘Water’

Associated Press LOS ANGELES The 90th Academy Awards crowned Guillermo del Toro’s monster fable


MORE PRO GOLF FROM SUNDAY

HSBC WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SINGAPORE Michelle Wie made a 36-foot birdie putt from just off


Medicaid pays for vital health services to 3 million Ohioans, among them the oldest and youngest

Editorial: Medicaid pays for vital health services to 3 million Ohioans, among them the oldest and youngest


High schoolers offer hope on guns

Opinion: By Georgie Anne Geyer Andrews McMeel Syndication WASHINGTON In years to come, some bright


SUNDAY’S COLLEGE BASKETBaLL GAMES

MEN No. 15 Michigan 75, No. 8 Purdue 66 NEW YORK Zavier Simpson was a catalyst on both ends of


HORIZON LEAGUE TOURNAMENT | Today

WOMEN Semifinal matchup: YSU (16-14) vs. Green Bay (27-3). Where: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.


Bannister, first to break 4-minute mile, dies at 88

Roger Bannister’s 1954 feat stands as one of the seminal sporting achievements of the 20th century.


A shocking food stamp indignity

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords Even Charles Dickens, England’s masterful satirist of the Victorian


WINNERS

WINNERS 90th Academy Awards Partial list of winners for the 90th Academy Awards presented Sunday


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