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Hundreds turn out for local Rally event in Wick Park

While an estimated half-million people marched on Washington, D.C. , Saturday to protest gun violence, a smaller but equally passionate group rallied locally to help raise awareness.

Dozens from Valley join Rally for Our Lives in D.C.

Less than a year ago, Kira Walker embarked on a weeklong bus trip through the Deep South in which she learned about the civil-rights movement and enduring lessons from that era about tolerance, compassion and civic responsibility.

Youngstown's trailblazing women in blue honored today

Pioneer women are generally thought of as having traveled in covered wagons or buckboards, often wearing long dresses or skirts, helping carry the load of life on the frontier.

Vindicator wins 18 awards in annual Ohio AP contest

Eight of them were first-place awards.

Devin Haygood and Tyree Robinson granted release from YSU

Forwards Devin Haygood and Tyree Robinson look to transfer

Residents to HomeGoods: Right Project, wrong property

A concerned Lordstown resident plans to hand out fliers against the zoning change for a HomeGoods distribution center

YSU tennis players help teach the game

Youngstown State’s Yossi Dahan is paying it forward.

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’Cats cruise past WVU

Villanova’s 3-point party rolled past the intense pressure of West Virginia.

Valley communities using speed cams could lose state funding

Youngstown won’t give up the cameras if the bill is signed into law, mayor says

LeBron, Cavs eclipse Suns

LeBron James scored 27 points in just three quarters and Kevin Love added 20.

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No Fargo top job for Mohip

Two out of three known superintendent searches in which Youngstown City Schools CEO Krish Mohip was a candidate have ended with other selections

Population losses slow down in region

The census estimates a loss of 3,846 residents in the five-county area from 2016 to 2017.

SPORTS DIGEST || YSU bowling to host fundraiser in Struthers

YSU bowling to host fundraiser in Struthers youngstown The Youngstown State bowling program will

Police warn of dangers of internet sales

Thursday's shooting death is the second since November related to online sales.

Regush. Peeters power Phantoms

Mike Regush scored twice and Wouter Peeters shut out Lincoln.


OHSAA State Tournament DIVISION II Trotwood-Madison 88, Byesville Meadowbrook 42 The big

Jayhawks survive Tigers’ ferocious late comeback

Malik Newman led the Jayhawks (30-7) with 17 points in a one-time runaway that got much closer.

Simply Slavic festival seeks food and art vendors

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN In preparation for its eighth annual Simply Slavic festival June 16,

Record Reviews

Jack White Album: “Boarding House Reach” Grade: B For his third solo album, Jack White, the

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Expert to parents: Here's how to prevent kids' suicides, drug abuse

Have dinner with your kids, always be aware of their location, enforce curfews, know the parents of their friends, form strong family relationships and lovingly discipline them, he said.

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Documentary shows how TV, photos propelled civil-rights movement INDELIBLE IMAGES

at a glance What: “Hope and Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media” When: 8 tonight Where: NBC

OSHP names Malvasi as driver in fatal Canfield crash

OSHP: Canfield man behind the wheel in one-vehicle crash that resulted in a 23-year-old’s death

Hamad cancer battle prompted release request

Brother, attorney say Hamad has terminal renal cancer and should be released from prison.

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Columbiana students on run for fun & funds

Joshua Dixon Elementary students in Columbiana run around the gym for the inaugural Jog A Thon Friday morning. They raised money for school activities and got to have a fun event as a result.

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Laurie Jonda, Lyle Hayes to marry in June

Laurie Jonda, Lyle Hayes to marry in June

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Laurie Jonda, Lyle Hayes to marry in June

Laurie Jonda, Lyle Hayes to marry in June

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Ladies firearm class

Turkey shoots

Turnpike appointee

Beating over shoes

METRO DGEST || Ex-Howland student charged in threat

Ex-Howland student charged in threat HOWLAND A juvenile suspect is charged with inducing panic

Gun show

Fun Raiser Banquet

Blackwood Quartet

‘We Walk’

Guest speaker

Living Last Supper

Choir event

Special presentation

Passover worship

Anniversary celebration

New church members

Zoned out: Bagley, Duke take down Syracuse

Duke found a way to crack Syracuse’s zone defense, and now the Blue Devils are back in the Elite Eight.

Palm Sunday event

Today’s March for Our Lives could be tipping point for US

Editorial: Fifty years ago this spring, American students mostly of college age mobilized opposition to the

OUT & ABOUT Club Calendar

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

What have Trump’s ‘Dreamers’ contributed to America? Nothing

Opinion: By Ann Coulter Andrews McMeel Syndication Does anyone know why President Trump loves “Dreamers”

Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing Temple Emmanuel Seventh-day Adventist Church, 108 W. Indianola Ave.,

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v “Keely and Du,” 7:30 p.m.: Last chance to catch this engaging adult

2017 Valley population loss slows

FIVE COUNTIES 2016: 735,918 2017: 732,072 MAHONING 2016: 230,169 2017: 229,796 TRUMBULL

Trump’s wall is a threat to wildlife

Opinion: By Sergio Avila OtherWords Some Americans think of the U.S.-Mexico border as a wasteland. In

Republican appointed to vacant court of appeals seat

She was the lone candidate to apply for the position

Sharing the joy of first bird nest

“Poppi, did you bring the birdhouse?” Garek asked. When I arrived at my daughter Nora’s house in


EASTER Egg hunts, activities A list of area Easter egg hunts and other activities as submitted

Gaining knowledge at Bass Classic

Jim McLaughlin settled into his seat, swigged from a bottle of water and mopped a trickle of sweat

Scrap metal shuts I-376

Scrap metal shuts I-376 NEW CASTLE, PA. Charges are pending after a driver crashed and

One of two suspects in South Lakeview murder pleads guilty

Prosecutors recommend 13 years provided he cooperates against co-defendant

Before sentencing, Burke asks for new trial

Convicted of aggravated murder, aggravated robbery

Selected local stocks

RELIGION DIGEST || Easter musical

Easter musical YOUNGSTOWN The drama ministry at Rising Star Baptist Church, 2943 Wardle Ave., on

Trump signs $1.3 trillion federal budget

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal


NEWSMAKERS US Postal Service unveils Mister Rogers stamp PITTSBURGH It was a beautiful day to


Businesses distancing themselves from social media giant Associated Press NEW YORK Mozilla,

Order bans most transgender troops

Associated Press PALM BEACH, Fla. President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning

Extremist slain, 3 dead after rampage

Associated Press TREBES, France A gun-wielding extremist went on a rampage Friday in a quiet

China targets $3 billion of US goods in tariff spat

Associated Press BEIJING China announced a $3 billion list of U.S. goods for possible


Protesters gather to demand change Associated Press WASHINGTON Washington is preparing for a

Sunday news show

Sunday news show Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: To be announced.

Poll: Support grows for stricter gun-control laws

Associated Press NEW YORK Support for tougher gun-control laws is soaring in the United States,

Oregon attorney general mulls probe

Associated Press SALEM, Ore. Oregon’s attorney general said she is reviewing whether to launch

Teachers, students armed with rocks

Associated Press A rural school district in Pennsylvania is arming teachers and students with

OUTDOORS DIGEST || Ladies on the range

Ladies on the range Niles Western Reserve Fish & Game Club, 1058 W. Third St., is hosting its

Md. school shooting victim dies

Associated Press A teenage girl who was shot when a classmate opened fire inside their Maryland

Miss Baringer, Michael Barone Jr. to marry June 16

Miss Baringer, Michael Barone Jr. to marry June 16

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Amber Isaacson, Tanner Avnet plan summer rite

Amber Isaacson, Tanner Avnet plan summer rite

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Emily Alcorn, Mr. Buttram will marry in August

Emily Alcorn, Mr. Buttram will marry in August

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First Friday Club

Zedakers celebrate 60th anniversary

Zedakers celebrate 60th anniversary

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Fitch STEM team qualifies for state contest

Fitch STEM team qualifies for state contest

Rachel Skoczylas, Ryan Tekac plan June celebration

Rachel Skoczylas, Ryan Tekac plan June celebration

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HAPPY 90th BIRTHDAY | Thomasina DeMain

HAPPY 90th BIRTHDAY | Thomasina DeMain

Women’s College Basketball Friday’s tournament games

KANSAS CITY REGION Mississippi State 71, North Carolina State 57 KANSAS CITY, MO. Teaira

Kids Easter program

Colorectal screenings

CCW class

Youth Day

Archery shoots

Easter service

ON THE LINKS | Friday’s golf results

DELL MATCH PLAY AUSTIN, TEXAS In a showdown that turned sloppy, Patrick Reed nearly holed a


Devils 4, Penguins 3, OT PITTSBURGH Taylor Hall beat Matt Murray on a breakaway 27 seconds into


Nuggets 108, Wizards 100 WASHINGTON Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray each scored 25 points to keep

Holy Week Services at Valley Churches

The Vindicator publishes a listing of area services open to the public in observance of Palm Sunday,

BUSINESS DIGEST || Medical center to end maternity services

Medical center to end maternity services SALEM Salem Regional Medical Center, an independent