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Avenatti calls for Trump consequences after Giuliani revelation

The attorney for Stormy Daniels is calling for “serious consequences” for President Donald Trump, after his new lawyer says the president reimbursed his personal “fixer” for a $130,000 payment to the porn actress.


Portman tells Y'town Rotary tax bill already working, conveys exchange with GM CEO

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said the tax-reform bill is already paying dividends for people.


Y'town makes another bid to snag TJX distribution center

With TJX Companies Inc. reconsidering its option to develop a $160 million HomeGoods warehouse in Lordstown, Youngstown officials are offering the company a 315-acre site on the city’s East Side for the facility.


Team USA ties series with Phantoms after 10-goal game

Team USA dropped double-digit goals on the Youngstown Phantoms in a 10-6 victory


Judge considers use of dead man's remarks in his murder trial

Ronald Lewis was a witness and a murder victim, and because of that unique status, prosecutors wanted to use the dying declaration of Lewis’ brother in the case of the man accused of killing him.


Boardman man gets year in prison for hitting bicyclist at mall

A Boardman man was sentenced to a year in prison after pleading guilty to charges he struck a bicyclist with his vehicle in December in the Southern Park Mall parking lot.


United Airlines to resume shipping pets but with some breeds barred

United Airlines to resume shipping pets but with some breeds barred


Teen hospitalized after falling from Eastern Gateway parking deck

Teen hospitalized after falling from Eastern Gateway parking deck


Tennis umpire says he was fired for discrimination complaint

Tennis umpire says he was fired for discrimination complaint


SUV crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike kills 2, injures 2

SUV crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike kills 2, injures 2


Ohio woman awaiting trial in son’s death gives birth in jail

Ohio woman awaiting trial in son’s death gives birth in jail


Rob Portman says the tax reform bill is already paying dividends

Rob Portman says the tax reform bill is already paying dividends


Fed keeps key rate steady but notes rising inflation

Fed keeps key rate steady but notes rising inflation


Fla. shooting suspect's brother arrested on probation violation

Fla. shooting suspect's brother arrested on probation violation


Hawking's last physics paper argues for a 'simpler' cosmos

Hawking's last physics paper argues for a 'simpler' cosmos


Black men arrested at Starbucks settle for $200K program

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle for $200K program


UPDATE | Military cargo plane crashes in Georgia, killing 5

Military cargo plane crashes in Georgia, killing 5


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Feds seek to seize home from Braking Point owner

Feds seek to seize home from Braking Point owner


Desperate to hire, more businesses open door to pot smokers

Desperate to hire, more businesses open door to pot smokers


Officials: Man robs same bank day after release from prison

Officials: Man robs same bank day after release from prison


Woman nabbed for soliciting sex on South Raccoon Road

Woman nabbed for soliciting sex on South Raccoon Road


Southwest flight makes emergency landing in Cleveland for broken window

Southwest flight makes emergency landing in Cleveland for broken window


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Shots heard and car seen speeding away on Cook Avenue in Boardman

Shots heard and car seen speeding away on Cook Avenue in Boardman


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A year in prison for Boardman man who struck bicyclist with vehicle

A year in prison for man who struck bicyclist with vehicle


Lockup List Wednesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Wanted man arrested after crash

Wanted man arrested after crash


Florida Georgia Line concert ticket presale begins

Florida Georgia Line concert ticket presale begins


Man arrested for domestic violence

Man arrested for domestic violence


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With girls joining the ranks, Boy Scouts plan a name change

With girls joining the ranks, Boy Scouts plan a name change


Looks like prosecution phase of Infante is winding down

Looks like prosecution phase of Infante is winding down


Warren looking to hire additional police officers

Warren looking to hire additional police officers


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Woman robbed at gunpoint while parking car

Woman robbed at gunpoint while parking car


Quaker Steak menu items set to return

Quaker Steak & Lube announced it will re-introduce some classic menu items that have been among the most-popular items in the restaurant’s history.


James, Korver power Cavs to win in opener

LeBron James had 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds, J.R. Smith scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 113-112 in overtime on Tuesday night to win Game 1 of their second-round playoff series.


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INFANTE TRIAL | UPDATE Investigator tells of evidence confiscated from Infante home

Despite suggestions that testimony might be finished today in the Ralph Infante corruption trial, it adjourned with a witness still not finished.


Joyaux’s goal in OT lifts Phantoms over USA

Joyaux’s goal was scored 5:59 into the bonus session of Game 1.


Youngstown school board questions sports spending, football salaries, safety

Board members continued to air their grievances about administration of the district and the performance of CEO Krish Mohip.


Lumsden returns as Fitch sweeps tri-meet

The fact that he’s putting up any numbers at all was one of several victories for Austintown Fitch.


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Youngstown’s teacher of year evokes natural talent

Brogan Todd, Volney Rogers Elementary kindergarten teacher, was named Youngstown City Schools Teacher of the Year for 2018.

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Local, state candidates, office-holders gather for GOP's Lincoln Dinner

They Republicans are optimistic about their chances of doing well in Mahoning County, a Democratic stronghold.


SPORTS DIGEST || Bauer starts Twitter spat on Astros pitchers

Cleveland pitcher Trevor Bauer ignited a Twitter battle on Tuesday when he insinuated Houston Astros pitchers are using sticky substances to increase their spin rates.


TUESDAY’s PREPS AT A GLANCE

TUESDAY’s PREPS AT A GLANCE BASEBALL Austintown Fitch 4 Boardman 3 BOARDMAN Kole Klasic’s


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Hubbard elementary students raise $6,223 for teacher with cancer

Hubbard Elementary School students pulled all the stops to make their Pennies for Patients fundraiser in April successful.


Learning about ancestors online

I don’t really know anyone on my father’s side of the family. He didn’t talk much, and when he did,


Pgh. Symphony to play at college

By GUY D’ASTOLFO dastolfo@vindy.com NEW WILMINGTON, PA. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will


‘Mean Girls,’ ‘SpongeBob’ lead Tony Award nominees ADAPT AND THRIVE

Nominations See select Tony nominations on vindy.com By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer


Woman sentenced in Russo fatal crash

She also has her license suspended for more than two years.


Not so Goody: Indians rally, but lose in 12th

Joey Gallo and Isiah Kiner-Falefa homered on consecutive pitches off Nick Goody in the 12th inning.

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Veteran, education major to give YSU commencement student addressees

Two exceptional students will give the student addresses at Youngstown State University’s Saturday commencement ceremonies.


Campbell students prepare for Destination Imagination global finals

Campbell students are in the final month of their preparations before they participate in the Destination Imagination global finals in Knoxville, Tenn.


Shawn Hope also gets life for shooting death, kidnapping

Judge Andrew Logan of Trumbull County Common Pleas Court sentenced Hope, convicted of pre-meditated murder in the death of John Kellar in December 2016, to life in prison with eligibility of parole after 44 years, when he is 94 years old.


METRO DIGEST || Assault on officers

Martin E. Higinbotham, 47, of Anaheim, Calif., has been indicted on three counts of assault on a peace officer, two counts of aggravated drug possession and one count of tampering with evidence in a Jan. 18 incident in which three deputies were exposed to suspected fentanyl.


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Struthers 3rd-graders get crash course in physics at Skate Zone

Struthers third-grade students roll a skate down a binder as part of a STEM lesson during their field trip to the Skate Zone in Austintown Tuesday. The students, from left, are Leah Markotan, Pearlie Edmonds, Chloe Hardin and Hunter Wilson.


Make your own apple energy bars

Apple Pie Energy Bars mccormick.com For a quick, flavorful breakfast on-the-go, reach for Apple


Jailed on drug charges

Jailed on drug charges AUSTINTOWN A man with an outstanding warrant for a drug arrest since 2007


Hail Canfield students for stellar civic engagement

Editorial: A resurgence in constructive goal-oriented student activism must be counted as one of the few


The top five songs on the iTunes Store for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top five songs on the iTunes Store for the most recent one-week sales period: v “No Tears Left


Ohio kidnapping victim looks ahead in new book

Associated Press COLUMBUS A woman who escaped years of physical and sexual abuse endured during


3 savvy ways to simplify breakfast

Family Features While it is widely known that starting your day with a balanced, nutritious


Komara Jewelers to be passed down

Komara Jewelers, which has been in business since 1948, soon will pass to the third generation of family ownership.


Facebook CEO offers no apology for scandal

Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. With a smile that suggested the hard part of an “intense year”


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Putting community first atop its menu at Dino's Restaurant

Walk into Dino’s Italian Restaurant & Pizza on any day, and you are guaranteed to be met with a smile


President Trump’s decency deficit quite evident in accusatory tweets

Opinion: WASHINGTON The nation’s capital today suffers from multiple deficits: The budget deficit, a


1M people needed for health, DNA study

Associated Press WASHINGTON Wanted: a million people willing to share their DNA and 10 years of


PERI Trumbull will meet May 9

PERI Trumbull will meet May 9 WARREN PERI, Trumbull County Chapter 56 will meet at 11:15 a.m.


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Food sales and dinners through May 9

TODAY Holy Family Parish, 2729 Center Road, Poland, will host a cavatelli dinner from 2:30 to 6


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman HOSPITAL James and Melissa Anderson, Youngstown, boy, April 30.


Candidates and issues committees on the May 8 ballot had to file campaign finance reports for

Candidates and issues committees on the May 8 ballot had to file campaign finance reports for


States sue Trump administration over vehicle-emissions standards

Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. California and 16 other states sued the Trump


Israel’s Mossad shrouded in myth, mystery

Associated Press JERUSALEM Israel’s seizure of Iran’s purported nuclear program archive and the


Investors not being heard

Opinion: By Fran Teplitz OtherWords When we think about ways to pressure corporations to improve their


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday ABC Water and Storm Water District, 1 p.m., board of trustees, Boardman Township


Make the perfect delicious brunch in a slow cooker

Slow Cooker Breakfast Apple Cinnamon French Toast mccormick.com Grab a packet of Good Morning


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Years Ago for May 2

Today is Wednesday, May 2, the 122nd day of 2018. There are 243 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Koreas dismantle propaganda tools

Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea The rival Koreas dismantled huge loudspeakers used to blare


Find picnic perfection with nutritious seafood

Family Features From the trees to the breeze, picnics are a fun way your family can soak up the


Breads to enjoy at family gatherings

Cheesy Pull-Apart Garlic Bread mccormick.com Gather ‘round the table for Cheesy Garlic Bread.


Celebrate In-Demand Jobs Week

Opinion: By Cynthia C. DUNGEY The Vindicator If there’s one thing I’ve learned after more than four years


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


Ovi stuns Penguins late

Caps regain home-ice advantage in feisty series


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Police chief: Keep your car doors locked to prevent thefts

In all three reports, police learned the victims’ vehicles were unlocked.


2 top aides leave EPA amid ethics probes

Associated Press WASHINGTON The two top officials in charge of security and toxic-waste cleanups


Nationals blast Pirates

Harper cracks three-run homer


May Day marked with defiant rallies

Associated Press MOSCOW Workers and activists around the world marked May Day on Tuesday with


Struthers third graders get crash course in physics during Skate Zone field trip

Struthers Elementary third graders learned about friction, engineering and — unintentionally — gravity during field trips to the Skate Zone in Austintown


School ordered to take back teen who held gun in photo

School ordered to take back teen who held gun in photo LITTLE ROCK, Ark. An Arkansas Education


Justify early 3-1 Derby favorite

Bob Baffert had no chance to fret over the Kentucky Derby draw.


Delaying of tariffs creates uncertainty

Associated Press WASHINGTON The White House’s on-again, off-again tariffs are heightening


Boardman GetGo Cafe + Market to open Thursday

A long-awaited GetGo Cafe + Market will open on U.S. Route 224 in Boardman Thursday.


Man accused of threatening Boardman bus driver

More than a dozen elementary school students were on board the bus at the time


russia probe Attorney: Mueller floated possible subpoena for Trump

Associated Press WASHINGTON Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team raised the prospect of issuing


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