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Vindy Poll Now | Mill Creek sets $1.1 million in fixes. Which do you like best?

The MetroParks has $1,172,650 in new projects scheduled this year. Which has you most excited?

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Michigan ends Loyola-Chicago's tournament run

The third-seeded Wolverines (33-7) will take a 14-game winning streak into their first national championship game appearance since 2013.


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Winning ticket for Mega Millions jackpot sold in New Jersey

A winning ticket for a giant lottery jackpot estimated at $521 million has been sold in New Jersey.


Laurie Jonda, Lyle Hayes to marry in June

Laurie Jonda, Lyle Hayes to marry in June

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Pastor always has his ‘passport’

The Rev. Kenneth M. Donaldson told an audience at the Good Friday breakfast service at the Central YMCA Branch he never goes anywhere without his passport.


Dunham, YSU baseball team rounding into shape

Greg Dunham is in a groove and so is Youngstown State’s baseball team.


Engineer strikes back at union following strike notice

The employees, with Teamsters Local 377, could strike as early as April 9.


Penguins softball team doubled up by Detroit

Cali Mikovich’s home run was YSU’s highlight in the second game.


VINDICATOR EXCLUSIVE | Youngstown’s sewer rates are expected to rise again

An increase is needed to fund federally-mandated improvements to the city’s wastewater system.


LeBron sets NBA mark as Cavs beat Pelicans

LeBron James scored in double digits in his 867th straight game.


Investigation continues in freeway shooting

The woman who was wounded is hospitalized.


SPORTS DIGEST || YSU’s Latone places 2nd at Raleigh Relays

Youngstown State junior Dylan Latone finished second in the pole vault at the Raleigh Relays on Friday afternoon.


Three arraigned on gun charges

All were arrested in separate incidents.


FRIDAY’S PREP RESULTS

HIGH SCHOOLS SOFTBALL Crestview 3, Lakeview, Pa. 1 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. In the top of the


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Plaza Donuts for sale but not closing

The Froomkin family is looking to eventually retire from the business.


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Taraji P. Henson finally gets her ‘Fatal Attraction’ role ‘Acrimony’ in a hurry

Tyler Perry says he knew if he was going to have Taraji P. Henson star in his latest film, he would have to work fast.


Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Friday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 74 in the second round


Will Loyola’s run opens doors?

The Ramblers (32-5) are the fourth No. 11 seed to reach the Final Four.


Kansas-Villanova matchup is best case for re-seeding

Don’t mind Kansas or Villanova if the winner starts cutting down nets tonight.


Record Reviews

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite Album: “No Mercy in This Land” Grade: A With a Grammy for


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Federal Frenzy unveils list of bands

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Smallpools, a Los Angeles-based indie-pop band, will be the headliner at


METRO DIGEST || Tiggett sentenced in rape case

Marvin L. Tiggett Jr., 47, of Northfield Avenue Northwest, was convicted of one count of rape and two counts of gross sexual imposition Friday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court.


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Ambassadors of Christ host annual walk in Y'town

John Banks carries a cross along Oak Street on Youngstown’s East Side as part of the Ambassadors of Christ’s 17th annual Walk with the Cross Good Friday celebration.


Tamara Halaweh, Christopher Hritz to be married

Tamara Halaweh, Christopher Hritz to be married

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Miss Palumbo, Mr. DePasquale set wedding date

Miss Palumbo, Mr. DePasquale set wedding date

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Easter service

Easter service Lowellville The Lowellville Rod & Gun Club, 6225 Quarry Road, will have an Easter


It’s baby season for cottontails

Last week a friend sent me a photo of a baby cottontail small enough to fit into the palm of his


U.S. officials troubled by Russia’s interest in underwater cables

400 fiber-optic wires carry most of world’s communications Associated Press WASHINGTON Russian


STATE DIGEST || Teens accused of shooting at priest are indicted

Teens accused of shooting at priest are indicted CLEVELAND Three teenagers accused of shooting


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman Isis Hilson and Michael Triplett Jr., Youngstown, boy, March 29.


sunday news shows

sunday news shows Guest lineups Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”:


Trump EPA expected to roll back auto gas mileage and pollution standards

Associated Press DETROIT The Trump administration is expected to announce that it will roll


Woman texting while driving pleads guilty to killing 2 teens

Associated Press AKRON An Ohio woman who authorities say was texting when she crossed a marked


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown

A summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown


BUSINESSSFlbdigest

Cyberattacks could be wakeup calls ATLANTA Experts say governments, public agencies and


California judge rules coffee requires cancer warning

Associated Press LOS ANGELES Coffee sellers will have to post ominous warnings in California


Drue Heinz, 103 Widow of Heinz CEO was patron of the literary arts

Associated Press PITTSBURGH Drue Heinz, the widow of the former head of the H.J. Heinz Co. and a


Spring brings fresh start to season

Two days stand out each year on my fishing calendar. The first trip of the spring and the


Trump haters trigger fake storm

Opinion: By Michael Reagan Cagle Cartoons So now it’s collusion with Stormy Daniels? The obsession by


An April 1 Easter in World War II

Opinion: Easter of April 1, 1945, will forever remain in my memory bank because I was a U.S. Navy sailor


How to reduce gun deaths

Opinion: By Aniqa Raihan OtherWords It’s now been six weeks since 14 teenagers and three adults were


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDEND . . .CLOSE CHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1244.960.54 Aqua America,


South Korea trade deal bodes well for US, Valley

Editorial: President Donald J. Trump scored a noteworthy victory for automobile and steel manufacturers in the


Pittsburgh spoils Detroit’s season opener on Polanco’s homer

An overturned call saved the Pirates.


HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION

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


They call it an island paradise – but is it, really?

My friends Ellen and Gary just got back from a cruise to the Caribbean. They were tanned and


YEARS AGO FOR MARCH 31

Today is Saturday, March 31, the 90th day of 2018. There are 275 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Deadly clashes in Gaza mark start of Palestinian campaign

Associated Press GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP Thousands of Palestinians marched to Gaza’s border with


In private, Trump has mused about Syria pullout for weeks

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s unscripted remark this week about pulling


Syria bomb kills 2 troops from US, UK

Associated Press KOBANI, SYRIA A roadside bomb in northern Syria killed two coalition personnel,


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v “The Rockin’ Horribles,” 8 p.m.: Last chance to catch this original


Miss Palumbo, Mr. DePasquale set wedding date

LOWELLVILLE Roy and Linda Palumbo of Lowellville are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Woman accused of attacking her autistic son with a bow saw

Woman accused of attacking her autistic son with a bow saw ASPEN HILL, Md. Authorities have


AROUND THE HORN | Friday’s other MLB games

Nationals 2, Reds 0 CINCINNATI Max Scherzer struck out 10 in six innings and the Washington


Widow of gunman in Fla. attack is acquitted

Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. The widow of the gunman who slaughtered 49 people at a gay


RELIGION DIGEST || Easter musical

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


Pathologist: Stephon Clark was shot 8 times, 7 from behind

Associated Press SACRAMENTO, CALIF. Sacramento police shot Stephon Clark seven times from


Package of gun restrictions set to become law in Vermont

Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. A package of gun restrictions is on track to become law in


COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP Friday’s tournament games

WOMEN NCAA FINAL FOUR Notre Dame 91, UConn 89, OT COLUMBUS Arike Ogunbowale’s jumper from


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Student art, writing exhibition coming to Butler

The “Art.Write.Now.Tour 2017,” a traveling exhibition showcasing more


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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Miss Ferlaino, Mr. Diana plan May vows

Miss Ferlaino, Mr. Diana plan May vows

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Angela Morris, Mr. Householder plan summer rite

Angela Morris, Mr. Householder plan summer rite

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Kristen Miranda, Jordan Sopkovich to marry in April

Kristen Miranda, Jordan Sopkovich to marry in April

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Charity Limbeck, Daniel Geisler plan June rite

Charity Limbeck, Daniel Geisler plan June rite

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Amy Dravecky | Steven Armour

Amy Dravecky | Steven Armour

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