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Kansas standout dominates OT to oust Duke

The victory denied Duke a trip to the Final Four

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Mill Creek gears up for major upgrades

Lanterman's Mill and Ford Nature Center are among ongoing projects.

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Somebunny to Love fundraiser benefits rabbits training as therapy pets

Austintown fundraiser assists rabbits in training as therapy animals

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Santorum: Student protesters should instead learn CPR

A national discussion that does not focus on 'phony gun laws' is needed, he said

No charges yet in shooting that left 1 dead on S. Side today

A firearm reportedly discharged during a struggle with a woman, reports say

Tech giants partner with Cuyahoga Community College for job programs

Apple, IBM and Microsoft are partnering with a Cleveland-area community college to create better training for information technology jobs.

Kansas tops Duke 85-81 in OT

Kansas will meet Villanova on Saturday in one Final Four semifinal.

Stormy: I was threatened to stay mum on Trump affair

Her long anticipated interview aired on CBS tonight

Indians say Brantley will start season on DL

With Michael Brantley not ready, outfielder Tyler Naquin will be on Cleveland’s opening-day roster.

Villanova returns to Final Four with 71-59 win over Texas Tech

Eric Paschall had 12 points and 14 rebounds.

Penguins top Flyers 5-4 in OT

Bryan Rust redirected a pass from Sidney Crosby 2:25 into overtime.

Cavaliers rally to beat Nets, 121-114

LeBron James had 37 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists.

Sales-tax holiday to become annual event in Ohio

The measure awaits Gov. Kasich's signature

President reshapes staff with Fox News personalities

Trump's affinity for the cable news TV network is well known

Major improvements coming to Mill Creek MetroParks

Lanterman's Mill and Ford Nature Center are two of the biggest projects

Price of regular gasoline increases 7 cents per gallon

The highest price in the nation is $3.54 per gallon in San Francisco

After 6 weeks, 'Black Panther' falls out of 1st place

The film now has established itself as the top-grossing superhero film of all time.

Procession marks start of Holy Week for Christians

Christians in the Mahoning Valley and the world mark a series of holidays leading up to Easter next Sunday

Conflicts prevent 2 lawyers from joining Trump legal team

President insists his legal team remains strong

Police investigate death of man on Hudson Ave.

Shooting death of a man at a home in the 2700 block of Hudson Avenue.

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Valley marchers in DC show solidarity with Parkland teens

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.

Super sub ends Salinas’ winning streak

Loew’s boxer loses unanimous decision

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Rally against gun violence attracts 400 to 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.

2 more Penguins set to depart

Front-court players are saying adios

Women of safety services honored

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.

Refurbished softball complex opens with split

Penguins rebound with shutout win

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Through Kyrsten’s Kloset, girl’s giving nature memorialized

The program was started to honor Kyrsten Studer, who was killed by a drunk driver on April 4, 2003, and who would have been 30 on April 16 this year.

Meet The Vindicator's 2018 winter athletes for 2018

The Vindicator sports staff announced its selection for the top winter athletes 2018.

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Struthers mock trial team celebrates 2nd appearance at state competition

Struthers mock trial team wraps a successful season

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Is Ryan right about Trump?

Opinion: What will it take for President Donald J. Trump’s hard - core supporters, including many in the

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Struthers butcher realizes his dream by continuing the family business

Lightner’s Fresh and Smoked Meats continues family tradition


BOYS BASKETBALL The Trumbull County Coaches Association will hold its 31st annual Basketball

Jazz vocalist from Valley charts two songs

By GUY D’ASTOLFO YOUNGSTOWN Jazz singer Sharon Rae North is getting some

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Ghossain’s grows by word of mouth on quality

The long-standing Mahoning Valley business opened a third location this year.

The Vindicator and its staff won 18 awards

Sixty-four daily newspapers submitted 1,922 entries in the contest.

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‘Vote them out!’ Marchers demand gun control, new leaders

In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a “vote-them-out” movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo.

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As key leaders depart, can the Plan stand

As one city leader wonders how the system now in place would work if CEO Mohip leaves, others have faith that the framework will withstand any departures. And a state spokesman said new Distress Commission members are being determined, and If Mohip decides to leave, the new commission will choose a new CEO.

Editorial unfairly blasted ex-Superintendent Webb

Opinion: Editorial unfairly blasted ex-Superintendent Webb With regard to your recent editorial “Detractors

Recruitment fairs

Lunch event

School screening

Fish sale for ponds

Teachers should not be armed

Opinion: There was yet another school shooting last week – this one in Maryland. A school resource officer




amron lanes Amron Wednesday Seniors — Neil Guerrieri 237-691, Al Yakimoff 277-671, John Greene


TV/RADIO TODAY 10 a.m. (GC) Golf: PGA Tour WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. 10 a.m. (NBCSN)


Rockets 114, Pelicans 91 HOUSTON James Harden scored 27 points in three quarters and the


11th-seeded Loyola romps to San Antonio


The 2008 Summer Olympics created Gia DiRenzo’s passion for swimming. “I was watching them swim

BOWLING SETH DUNN Lakeview Bulldogs

It was an up-and-down bowling season for Lakeview’s Seth Dunn. Dunn started the season well, but

Michigan defeats Florida State

Wolverines are returning to Final Four

Associated Press

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Ronald Reagan once likened trade wars to the pie fights

METRO DIGEST || MLK luncheon set

MLK luncheon set YOUNGSTOWN The Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee of the Mahoning Valley

NHL ROUNDUP | Saturday’s games

Blues 2, Blue Jackets 1 COLUMBUS Jake Allen made 33 saves, Alexander Steen scored on St. Louis’

Blood Drives

Blood Drives today Elks Lodge 305, 824 E. State St., Salem, noon to 5 p.m. Trumbull Regional

French praise policeman in hostage swap

Associated Press TREBES, France The French police officer who swapped places with a female

Mahoning Valley Race Course | Saturday’s results

POST TIME: 12:15 p.m. RACE 1 $22,100 - 3 yo, 1M, MSW 2 My Aunt Beth (Oliveros, C.) $3.00 $2.20

Q. My credit is very bad because I let a family member take over payments on my car in 2017. My

Q. My credit is very bad because I let a family member take over payments on my car in 2017. My


Like a lot of high school basketball players in Ohio, Dayshanette Harris looks up to — and compares


Births St. Elizabeth boardman Laura and James Cox, Youngstown, girl, March 23. Carrie and

Facebook confronts loss of trust

Associated Press CHICAGO It’s a scandal of privacy, politics and an essential ingredient of


Scott Hamilton will visit Covelli Center for fundraiser

Skater to emcee cancer fundraiser Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Skating Club of Greater

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v “The Last Five Years,” 3 p.m.: It’s the last chance to catch this

BASKETBALL BraedEn O’Shaughnessy Poland Bulldogs

The season didn’t go as expected for the Poland boys basketball team. The Bulldogs were knocked


NEWSMAKERS Movie academy chief denies engaging in sexual misconduct LOS ANGELES The president


PROMOTED Home Savings has announced the promotion of Ken Ballway to senior vice president, deputy

Don’t write off paper bank statements just yet

By SPENCER TIERNEY NerdWallet Electronic bank statements have virtues – saving trees, keeping


WRESTLING Jack DelGarbino Girard Indians

In less than a minute, Jack DelGarbino become a state champion. The Girard heavyweight capped a

Five tips for last-minute business tax filers

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK Business owners can find it a tall order

So long, farewell

1. Which actual event sparked the script that concluded the series version of “M*A*S*H”? 2. Which


Many student-athletes would be happy to reach state once in their high school careers. Hubbard


COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Docket Everbank v. Clair L. Roush Jr. et al, foreclosure. Cavalry SPV

Q. I work as a public-address announcer, so my voice is essential for my job. My asthma inhaler,

Q. I work as a public-address announcer, so my voice is essential for my job. My asthma inhaler,

Senior menu

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

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown Township trustees, noon, township trustees, 82 Ohltown Road. Boardman

Time to lift veil of secrecy from Ohio’s jobs initiative

Editorial: For seven years, JobsOhio, the state’s privatized economic- development endeavor, has been shielded

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League of Women Voters to sponsor fundraiser

League of Women Voters to sponsor fundraiser

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Lions Club hosts Zone 6 meeting

Lions Club hosts Zone 6 meeting

Women’s Conference features several speakers

Women’s Conference features several speakers

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Rotary donates to Fostering Dreams founder

Rotary donates to Fostering Dreams founder

Johnson off to a very bad start

Martinsville has been a favorite track for 7-time winner

Democrats’ budget priorities are winning

Associated Press WASHINGTON Under President Barack Obama and a GOP-controlled Congress, Capitol


It takes so much dedication and perseverance to qualify for the state swimming meet three times.

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Someone had to lead first

Opinion: A few new restaurants will be giving it a go in downtown Youngstown in upcoming weeks, and the

TRAVEL DIGEST || Greatest business trip: Marco Polo or man on moon?

Greatest business trip: Marco Polo or man on moon? Business travelers are getting their own March

BUSINESS DIGEST || Webinar series

Webinar series YOUNGSTOWN America Makes, 3Diligent and NIST-MEP will have a webinar from 1 to 3


Today is Palm Sunday, March 25, the 84th day of 2018. There are 281 days left in the year.

When I began reading “The 9 Words Parents Should Never Say to Their Kids” (January 5,

When I began reading “The 9 Words Parents Should Never Say to Their Kids” (January 5, 2018,

Lake visitor bureaus partner for contest

Staff report The seven visitors’ bureaus along Ohio’s north coast have partnered to give away a

Lawrence county Women’s Conference features several speakers

Staff report ELLWOOD CITY, PA The 2018 Lawrence County Women’s Conference recently took place at

Services set for former Georgia governor, senator

Associated Press ATLANTA Funeral arrangements for former Georgia Gov. Zell Miller have been

In Tennessee, music is being made deep below Earth’s surface

By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. By the time Nashville songwriter Travis

Lara Lillibridge penns book coming in April

Lara Lillibridge penns book coming in April CLEVELAND Lara Lillibridge is an author from the

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Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club hosts meeting

Western Reserve Rangers 4-H Club hosts meeting

Chamber event

Trumbull job fair


NOTICES BASEBALL Creekside B League team — is looking for pitchers for 2018 season. Contact

Official: Bombing suspect called himself psychopath

Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas The suspected Austin bomber called himself a “psychopath” in a

For the Week of Sunday, March 25, 2018

Carla J. Moser-Flatley to Thomas J. Rush IV et al, Unity Road, New Springfield, $150,000. SNTT

sGOLF roundup

PGA Justin Thomas closes in on number one AUSTIN, TEXAS Justin Thomas was on antibiotics when