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Israeli start-up opening US ops in downtown Youngstown

A Youngstown Business Incubator initiative to attract Israeli companies to Northeast Ohio has accomplished that goal.


Appeals court vacates Yavorcik convictions in Oak Hill case

The 8th District Court of Appeals vacated the eight felony convictions of Martin Yavorcik in his Oakhill Renaissance Place corruption case, saying Cuyahoga County was the wrong place to conduct the trial.


Liberty planning speed cam use on SR 11, I-80

Township Trustees Arnie Clebone and Greg Cizmar approved a resolution Thursday that will allow police officers to use speed cameras on state Route 11 and Interstate 80.


Y'town panel approves legal fees for water fees case

The board of control approved a $350,000 payment from the water fund for the legal fees for the attorneys who filed a class-action lawsuit against the city.


Trump aide Kelly Sadler says McCain 'doesn't matter...he's dying anyway'

A White House official reportedly made what some saw as an insensitive comment about ailing Arizona Sen. John McCain at a staff meeting Thursday.


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Israel, Iran engage in most serious confrontation in Syria

Israel, Iran engage in most serious confrontation in Syria


Oldest person in US dies; Pennsylvania woman was 114

Oldest person in US dies; Pennsylvania woman was 114


California Supreme Court approves ban on attorney-client sex

California Supreme Court approves ban on attorney-client sex


EpiPen shortage reported

EpiPen shortage reported


Teen driver charged in fatal Ohio prom night car crash

Teen driver charged in fatal Ohio prom night car crash


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Vindy Poll Now | What do you do for mom on Mother's Day?

What do you do for mom on Mother's Day?


Republicans override Dem objections to confirm federal judge

Republicans override Dem objections to confirm federal judge


Former fiscal officer ordered to repay late fees

Former fiscal officer ordered to repay late fees


Italian researchers develop lighter, cheaper robotic hand

Italian researchers develop lighter, cheaper robotic hand


Nurse charged in death of former Trump adviser's father

Nurse charged in death of former Trump adviser's father


Iraqi forces capture 5 top IS leaders in cross-border raid

Iraqi forces capture 5 top IS leaders in cross-border raid


Ex-North Korean captive from Ohio reacts to detainee release

Ex-North Korean captive from Ohio reacts to detainee release


Warren-Trumbull County library board meeting is today

Warren-Trumbull County library board meeting is today


Hartford Twp. road reopened to traffic

Hartford Twp. road reopened to traffic


Report finds multiple failures leading to Niger attack

Report finds multiple failures leading to Niger attack


Ryan announces $16.2 million for area military bases

Ryan announces $16.2 million for area military bases


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Store employee helps foil further scam of Boardman man

Store employee foils scam in Boardman


Man reports $2K theft from Boardman motel

Man reports $2K theft from Boardman motel


Iowa man says his dog shot him while they were playing

Iowa man says his dog shot him while they were playing


UPDATE | Court vacates Yavorcik conviction over venue

Court of Appeals vacates Yavorcik conviction


Oklahoma teen convicted in 5 killings set for sentencing

Oklahoma teen convicted in 5 killings set for sentencing


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Liberty trustees approve speed cameras on I-80, SR 11

Liberty trustees approve speed cameras on I-80, SR 11


US key mortgage rate steady at 4.55 percent

US key mortgage rate steady at 4.55 percent


Amazon Prime costs $20 more beginning Friday

Amazon Prime costs $20 more beginning Friday


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Youngstown man arrested on sex, disorderly conduct charges

Youngstown man arrested on sex, disorderly conduct charges


Trump summit with NK is June 12 in Singapore

Trump summit with NK is June 12 in Singapore


Lawmakers release thousands of Russian Facebook ads

Lawmakers release thousands of Russian Facebook ads


Renovation begins on historic Glenwood apartments

Renovation begins on historic Glenwood apartments


Moms take center stage at Paul C. Bunn Elementary School

Moms take center stage at Paul C. Bunn Elementary School


Audit: Ohio e-school inflated time students spent learning

Audit: Ohio e-school inflated time students spent learning


Trump eyes breakthrough after NKorea frees Americans

Trump eyes breakthrough after NKorea frees Americans


Pa. mayor: Swastika flag hanging in front of home 'pure hatred'

Pa. mayor: Swastika flag hanging in front of home 'pure hatred'


Scientists: Explosive eruption risk rises for Hawaii volcano

Scientists: Explosive eruption risk rises for Hawaii volcano


Town & Country apologizes to Monica Lewinsky over invite

Town & Country apologizes to Monica Lewinsky over invite

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Maryland gubernatorial candidate, county exec dies at 60

Maryland gubernatorial candidate, county exec dies at 60


Israeli-based firm establishes link with Youngstown Business Incubator

Israeli-based firm establishes link with Youngstown Business Incubator


Off-duty Ohio firefighter killed in motorcycle crash

Off-duty Ohio firefighter killed in motorcycle crash


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman

Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships


Australian, 104, dies in assisted suicide in Switzerland

Australian, 104, dies in assisted suicide in Switzerland


White House condemns Iranian attacks

White House condemns Iranian attacks


Murder mystery dinner at Salem theatre

Salem Community Theatre,490 E. State St., in conjunction with Lib’s Market and Roastery, will present the first in its “A Dinner and A Death” series May 19.


Robins Theatre project offers sponsor a seat refurbishment program

The Robins Theatre renovation project is offering everyone the chance to own a little piece of the venue by sponsoring the refurbishment of a seat.


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Youngstown students make strides

Results from a district assessment show the students are showing up and performing better.


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Phantoms, Force begin pursuit of Clark Cup on Friday in Fargo

Nicholas Cardelli began his final USHL season with the Fargo Force.


Local church leaders want to help religious community respond to opioid epidemic

Religious leaders have found themselves on the front lines of the opioid crisis.


Penguins going Gator hunting

Making it to the NCAA Tournament is Mickael Sopel’s job.


Struthers council rescinds punishments for Patrick, OKs pay raises

Council also approved a water rate decrease through December and pay raises for city employees.


Big inning in the Cards in D-II sectional final

A nine-run fifth inning led Mooney over Howland, 11-2.


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Campbell tackles issue of abandoned homes

Campbell will host a town hall discussion centered on estate planning and probate court, and how properties left unclaimed impact the city


YSU ROUNDUP

SOFTBALL | The third-seeded YSU softball team lost its Horizon League tournament opener to IUPUI, but then beat Northern Kentucky to stave off elimination Wednesday.


WEDNESDAY’s PREPS AT A GLANCE

WEDNESDAY’s PREPS AT A GLANCE BOYS TENNIS DIVISION II In Boardman, Warren JFK’s Armand


Federal judge to decide next week on Handel’s franchisee dispute

The judge said she was ‘inclined’ to grant a preliminary injunction.


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Cedar Point, Kennywood Park previews

Here's what you can find at Cedar Point and Kennywood this season.


‘This Is America’ video seals Glover’s rep as protest artist

By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press WASHINGTON It’s been called a moving testament to modern


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'Flea Market Fanatics' picks its cast, plans more shooting

Hollywood Top Productions and Rogers Community Auction (aka Rogers Flea Market) are co-producers of the show


Plans for Boardman Jeep dealership move forward

Boardman's site-plan board approved the dealership plans, with conditions.


‘We are not out of the woods yet,’ Congressman’s aid says of TJX project

Though officials expressed their satisfaction Wednesday with the rezoning of land needed for TJX Companies to locate a warehouse employing 1,000 people in Lordstown, there’s still another potential hurdle on the horizon.


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Trumbull commissioners congratulate colleague Fuda in re-election bid

The Democratic colleagues Polivka and Fuda have been at odds in recent years.


Guilty verdicts for Gregory James in Lewis murder trial

Gregory James, 37, was found guilty on charges of aggravated murder and attempted murder


Schiavoni won Mahoning, Trumbull counties

He was the only candidate to beat Richard Cordray in any county


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Fitch junior shines in shoe repair

Maeson Green, a Fitch High School junior, puts his best foot forward with his shoe-repair and cleaning business.


Canfield Lions celebrate 40th anniversary

Canfield Lions celebrate 40th anniversary

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Cohen accused of peddling influence

Associated Press WASHINGTON Already under investigation for a payment to a porn star, President


CD RATES

CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “Jesus Christ Superstar,” directed by Joe Asente, by Millennial Theater


Veep Pence governs by groveling

Opinion: WASHINGTON Donald Trump, with his feral cunning, knew. The oleaginous Mike Pence, with his talent


Joann to open new store in Boardman

Joann to open new store in Boardman BOARDMAN Joann, the fabric and craft store, will open at a


NIGHTLIFE

Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard, 3272 Industry Road, Rootstown; 330-325-1075 Fri: Box of


WTG

Thursday Lectures John Agnew of Agnew Farm Equipment, 7 p.m., Bond House, 44 W. Main St.,


Ex-Mayor Infante deserves to have book thrown at him

Editorial: As Visiting Judge Patricia Cosgrove contemplates the punishment she will mete out Friday to former


Dates change for Fixx, English Beat

Staff report KENT Due to tour routing changes, the Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., has rescheduled


YEARS AGO FOR MAY 10

Today is Thursday, May 10, the 130th day of 2018. There are 235 days left in the year. Associated


“Chicago Fire” (9 p.m., NBC): This two-episode combination brings season six to a close.

“Chicago Fire” (9 p.m., NBC): This two-episode combination brings season six to a close. In the


Make mental illness a priority

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords About a month ago, my life changed practically overnight. I’ve


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Eastwood not donating property to Trump Claims that Clint Eastwood is donating a


Liberty couple face domestic violence, assault charges

Matia Wright said Kavin Moore punched her in the face, so she got a knife and stabbed him, police said.


Treated lumber OK for beds

Q. Is treated lumber safe to use for sides of a raised bed vegetable garden? Pat from Columbiana


Israel accuses Iranian forces of rocket attack

Associated Press JERUSALEM Iranian forces based in Syria fired 20 rockets at Israeli front-line


Mormons to sever ties with Boy Scouts

Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY For more than a century, the Boy Scouts of America and the


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Popper plays a heck of a harmonica in Kent

John Popper’s concert Tuesday night at Kent Stage was a memorable one that would have been


SPRING PLANT SALE

SPRING PLANT SALE When: Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. What: Friends of


Penguins’ bid for three straight Cups fell short

The Pittsburgh Penguins don’t expect the sting from their second-round playoff exit to fade anytime soon.


Work to begin on Route 11 project

Staff report LISBON Work is set to begin Monday on a state Route 11 microsurfacing project from


Surplus food

Surplus food Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 920 Dryden Ave., Youngstown, produce and food


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Fruit’s pungent odor prompts panic, mistaken for gas leak MELBOURNE, Australia


CIA nominee says torture doesn’t work

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s CIA nominee said Wednesday at her


Two easy to grow, not-so-common herbs

By Marilyn McKinley OSU master gardener volunteer I like to grow not-so-common herbs. They are


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Improve with home garden irrigation

I am always looking to improve my garden, starting with building some raised beds and using straw bale techniques to save some backaches.


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Jacob and Margaret Moon, Warren, girl, May 8. Peter and


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK Breaking In (PG-13) A woman fights to protect her family during a home invasion.


Iranians lash out at US over nuclear deal

Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran Iran’s supreme leader chastised President Donald Trump on


Is Nuplazid really safe and effective?

The Food and Drug Administration’s criteria for approving new drugs is surprisingly simple.


LaRosa sentencing

LaRosa sentencing WARREN Sentencing for Jacob LaRosa, who killed his elderly neighbor in her


SOCIETY DIGEST || Relay for Life marks 25 years

Relay for Life marks 25 years WARREN Relay For Life, an annual fundraiser and celebration for


Annual Mercy Health Day

Annual Mercy Health Day YOUNGSTOWN Mercy Health-Youngstown is hosting its 15th annual Mercy


Freed detainees grateful

President Trump publicly thanks North Korea’s leader for prisoners’ release Associated Press


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Westminster College unveils the lineup for performance series

Westminster College unveils the lineup for performance series NEW WILMINGTON, PA. Westminster


SPORTS digest

United’s Logan to play for Wooster HANOVERTON United’s Jonathan Logan, the school’s all-time


Carrasco goes the distance as Tribe salvages road finale

Carlos Carrasco said he didn’t feel confident in his command. The results said otherwise.


AROUND THE HORN | Wednesday’s other MLB games

INTERLEAGUE Pirates 6, White Sox 5 CHICAGO Colin Moran hit a two-run homer that capped a four-


Police investigate hidden camera in hospital restroom

Associated Press MEDINA, OHIO A hidden camera has been found inside an employee-only restroom at


WEDNESDAY’s NBA PLAYOFF GAME

Celtics 114, 76ers 112 BOSTON Jayson Tatum caught a pass underneath the basket, shook off a