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Girard PD strengthening vest rules in wake of cop killing

Girard officials are strengthening safety procedures, including the policy for officers wearing bulletproof vests, now that the facts of Officer Justin Leo’s death are known.


Lockheed, Raytheon, Boeing attend YSU additive research event today

Phase one of an Air Force research program, the largest Youngstown State University has ever worked on, has wrapped-up.


Lawyers weighing issues in resentencing of teen rapist

Lawyers appeared in court Wednesday to discuss issues bound to come up at the April 17 resentencing hearing of a man who committed a brutal 2001 rape as a 15-year-old.


Trumbull County's new hire defends her ability to handle 3 posts

Rebecca Gerson starts her new job as Trumbull County adminitrator April 9, but she wasted no time Wednesday in explaining her qualifications and how she plans to handle her many new duties.


Struthers council passes 2018 budget despite fire station disagreement

Struthers council passes 2018 budget despite fire station disagreement


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Trump will try to sell infrastructure plan in Ohio

Trump will try to sell infrastructure plan


SPeaker says #MeToo movement 'was destined to break through'

SPeaker says #MeToo movement 'was destined to break through'


Ecuador cuts Assange's Internet use again after political comments

Ecuador's government said Wednesday it has cut off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's internet connection at the nation's London embassy after his recent activity on social media decrying the arrest of a Catalan separatist politician.


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Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin

Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin


Ariz. mom accused of killing kids left them alone for days

Ariz. mom accused of killing kids left them alone for days

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Conservatives slammed Pence in 2015 for changing law

Conservatives slammed Pence in 2015 for changing law


City to OK sale of former store to health care provider

City to OK sale of former store to health care provider


Tisone to retire as Liberty police chief in August

Tisone to retire as Liberty police chief in August


Judge tosses involuntary manslaughter charges in Pa. frat death

Judge tosses involuntary manslaughter charges in Pa. frat death


Brown: Limit on steel imports in Korea deal good for Ohio jobs

Brown: Limit on steel imports in Korea deal good for Ohio jobs


Mathews school board has special meeting tonight

Mathews school board has special meeting tonight


Michigan man cleared after 45 years in prison

Michigan man cleared after 45 years in prison


New rule would force Ohio judges seeking office to resign

New rule would force Ohio judges seeking office to resign


Ecuador cuts WikiLeaks founder Assange's internet at embassy

Ecuador cuts WikiLeaks founder Assange's internet at embassy


Trump calls UK's May on expelled Russian envoys

Trump calls UK's May on expelled Russian envoys


Justices struggle with partisan redistricting again

Justices struggle with partisan redistricting again


Warren police sergeant faces charges after alleged threat

Warren police sergeant faces charges after alleged threat


Mohip withdraws from Minnesota job hunt

Mohip withdraws from Minnesota job hunt


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


FBI, BCI searching Brownlee Woods home

FBI, BCI searching Brownlee Woods home


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The BurgerGuyz annual Badurik’s Butcher Block Meat 16 Cheeseburger Challenge begins

After the last point is scored in the NCAA Tournament, an even bigger tournament begins, and it’s sweeter than the Sweet 16.


Female candidates across US stress gender, motherhood

Female candidates across US stress gender, motherhood


Ohio driver sentenced for hit-and-run crash that killed teacher

Ohio driver sentenced for hit-and-run crash that killed teacher


Additive manufacturing leaders attend YSU event

Additive manufacturing leaders attend YSU event


New service aims to follow users across multiple devices

New service aims to follow users across multiple devices


Kent man gets jail time, probation on gun charge

Kent man gets jail time, probation on gun charge


Man charged with felonious assault after East Side shooting

Man charged with felonious assault after East Side shooting


Trump: Good chance NKorean leader will do 'what is right'

Trump: Good chance NKorean leader will do 'what is right'


Dedication set April 4 for new Austintown baseball field

Dedication set April 4 for new Austintown baseball field


Senators urge President Trump to accept Ohio's disaster declaration

Senators urge President Trump to accept Ohio's disaster declaration


FBI raids home linked to group accused of branding women

FBI raids home linked to group accused of branding women


Poland signs nearly $5 billion deal to buy US missile system

Poland signs nearly $5 billion deal to buy US missile system


Boardman police arrest man on burglary

Boardman police arrest man on burglary charge


Man faces drug charges after police discover pot

Man faces drug charges after police discover pot


3 Facebook Messenger app users file lawsuit over privacy

3 Facebook Messenger app users file lawsuit over privacy


Walmart removes Cosmo magazine from checkout aisles

Walmart removes Cosmo magazine from checkout aisles


Trump says Second Amendment won't be repealed

Trump says Second Amendment won't be repealed


Hamas prepares for mass rallies along Gaza-Israel border

Hamas prepares for mass rallies along Gaza-Israel border


Bright light on family of Sacramento police shooting victim

Bright light on family of Sacramento police shooting victim

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North Side man faces drug charges after Tuesday arrest

North Side man faces drug charges after Tuesday arrest


US economic growth in Q4 revised up to 2.9 percent rate

US economic growth in Q4 revised up to 2.9 percent rate


Ohio woman sentenced to prison for pointing gun at toddler

Ohio woman sentenced to prison for pointing gun at toddler


Former Cincy athlete says she was kicked off team for photos

Former Cincy athlete says she was kicked off team for photos


Attorney for porn star seeks to depose Trump on payment

Attorney for porn star seeks to depose Trump on payment


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Home county sweeps Bubba Classic

Trumbull County won everything there was to win on Tuesday at Warren Harding High School.

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Mark Canzonetta bringing Bistro 1907 to downtown hotel

Mark Canzonetta is a local chef bringing Bistro 1907 — an American bistro that will be modern, urban, social and neoclassical in its design — to the hotel.


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‘Irreparably corrupt’ Austin Burke sentenced to 58 years to life

Two Trumbull County judges sentenced Austin Burke to 58 years to life in prison Tuesday.


Jenkins returns from overseas

The former Ursuline basketball player's Middle East stint comes to an end.

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Amill named Chaney coach

He’ll continue at East this fall.

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Bazetta trustees not in a hurry to stop speed with traffic cameras

By all outward signs, the Bazetta Township trustees are not moving forward any time soon with having Blue Line Solutions of Tennesee provide the township with traffic cameras.


Trumbull commissioners to hire Y'town official to fill 3 spots

The Trumbull County commissioners made a surprise move Tuesday, announcing their intent to hire Atty. Rebecca Gerson, deputy Youngstown law director, to become county administrator and fill two other positions.


Stifling Heat prevails

Cavaliers limited to season-low in points


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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown visits Valley to discuss new opioid funding

Federal spending bill will prioritize states hardest-hit by opioid epidemic


SPORTS DIGEST || YSU's Secrest transfers to Indiana Wesleyan

Youngstown State women’s basketball forward Anne Secrest is transferring to Indiana Wesleyan. The freshman announced the move on Twitter.


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Ellsworth church keeps the faith for 200 years

After years of meeting for worship in log structures with dirt floors, barns and out in the open air, a group of 14 inhabitants of the then relatively new settlement called Ellsworth decided it was time they organized their small group of believers into a church.


prep sports at a glance

BOYS BASKETBALL FRANK BUBBA CLASSIC TRUMBULL 159, MAHONING 147 TRUMBULL — Logan Popovich 4 0-0


Spielberg discusses his new film, virtual reality READY TO PLAY

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES For Steven Spielberg, “Ready Player One” was a


How to be a YouTube star

I’ve had several what-do-you-want-to-be-when-you-grow-up conversations with my kids. They’ve run


Apprentice recruitment fairs planned for April, May

Manufacturers are looking for employees and the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition and Greater Oh-Penn Manufacturing Apprenticeship Network are planning events to help them.


Local unemployment down across the Valley in February

The Mahoning Valley’s nonseasonally adjusted jobless rate in February dropped from 8 percent the previous year to 6.1 percent.


Retired justice to March demonstrators: demand 2nd amendment repeal

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation.


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Details revealed in Girard police killing

Girard officer Justin Leo was not wearing a protective vest when Jason Marble fatally shot him Oct. 21, 2017, according to a report issued Tuesday from Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins.

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National security adviser’s beliefs a recipe for diplomatic delusions

Opinion: WASHINGTON Because John Bolton is five things President Trump is not – intelligent, educated,


3 freshmen named to AP’s All-America team

LaBrae’s Aldridge received honorable mention


NFL simplifies catch language

James reversal is one reason why


Mill Creek improvements solidify park’s rich legacy

Editorial: With the warmth of April right around the corner, the thoughts and actions of many will turn to the


Pens stumble against Red Wings

Crobsy’s early goal not enough in Motown


Man accused of breaking in and assaulting homeowner

Man accused of breaking in and assaulting homeowner


METRO DIGEST || Dad charged after taking infant

Dad charged after taking 5-month-old BOARDMAN A township man faces charges after police said he


Black teens on Parkland gun debate: What about us?

Associated Press BALTIMORE Imani Holt was just 10 when she saw a neighbor get fatally shot by a


EASTER Egg hunts, activities A list of area Easter egg hunts and other activities as submitted to The Vindicator.

MAHONING COUNTY Marian Assisted Living Center, Assumption Village campus, 9802 Market St., North


Nurses target domestic abuse

Opinion: By Elizabeth Hawkins OtherWords Few people think of nurses like me as being on the frontlines of


Texas executes man


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1244.86-0.91 Aqua America, .71


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday ABC Water and Storm Water District, 2 p.m., board of trustees, Boardman Township


Ex-Michigan State dean charged in Nassar scandal

Associated Press EAST LANSING, MICH. The sexual-abuse scandal at Michigan State University


RUSSIA MALL FIRE Protesters demand officials’ ouster

Associated Press MOSCOW Fuming with anger, thousands of Russians rallied for more than 10 hours


Boardman man pleads not guilty to rape charges

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A Boardman man who told police he raped a 12-year-old girl with special


Napoli goes deep, then to AAA

First baseman will open the season in Columbus


Man charged with shipping explosives to military sites

Associated Press SEATTLE A Seattle-area man suspected of sending suspicious packages to multiple


S. Korean auto workers blast revised trade deal with US

Associated Press SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA Unions at South Korea’s two-largest automakers, Hyundai


US stands up to China

Opinion: Toledo Blade: President Donald J. Trump is keeping his promises on trade, and that is good for


YSU rallies to defeat Eastern Michigan

Penguins’ next games are Friday at Eastwood Field


officer-involved shooting

officer-involved shooting Timeline Girard officers Justin Leo and Mathew Jamison answered a


Columbus cops kill woman

Associated Press COLUMBUS Police in Ohio’s capital city say an armed woman killed during a SWAT


BUSINESS DIGEST || Rejected as medical pot grower, another company sues Ohio

Rejected as medical pot grower, another company sues Ohio COLUMBUS Another company that was


Watchdog: FBI could’ve tried harder to hack iPhone

Associated Press WASHINGTON FBI officials could have tried harder to unlock an iPhone as part of


Apple aims to school rivals with new iPad, education apps

Associated Press CHICAGO Apple wants to play a more prominent role in education, but it isn’t


Expert: Brexit campaign used data mined from FB

Associated Press LONDON The computer expert who alleges a trove of Facebook data was improperly


Citizenship question on Census blasted

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration’s decision to ask people about their


Heineken pulls ad after complaints about racism

Associated Press WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. Heineken has removed a commercial for its light beer after


Keller posts career best at YSU

Penguins finish 19th


WORLD DIGEST || Police: Woman made lewd comments to the Easter Bunny

Police: Woman made lewd comments to the Easter Bunny MANSFIELD, Ohio Police say an Ohio woman


Sweets to make for Easter

Have fun this Easter by impressing your guests with these dessert recipes. BUNNY CAKE Transform


Easter is four days away and – to nobody’s surprise – the folks at wallethub.com

Easter is four days away and – to nobody’s surprise – the folks at wallethub.com have compiled a


Poll shows Trump’s approval rating up from historic lows

Associated Press WASHINGTON The good news for President Donald Trump? His approval rating is up


newsmakers

newsmakers Stormy Daniels, NCAA propel ‘60 Minutes’ to top of TV ratings LOS ANGELES CBS’


By Anthony M. Fuda

By Anthony M. Fuda Special to The Vindicator Tournaments and brackets, you all love them. After


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Canfield Rotary hosts Tressel

Canfield Rotary hosts Tressel


An Affordable, Effortless Easter

Family Features Easter is all about festive family gatherings and good food. Whether you’re


YEARS AGO FOR MARCH 28

Today is Wednesday, March 28, the 87th day of 2018. There are 278 days left in the year.


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS


Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have

Each week, this column offers recipes from Valley cookbooks. If your organization would like to have


Decorate for Easter with these bunny cupcakes

Bunny Butt Cupcakes McCormick.com Prep time: 45 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes 1


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