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Slain Girard officer's name added to national memorial

Justin Leo was killed in the line of duty last October.

Noisy Hawaiian volcano lava fissure prompts more evacuations

A new fissure emitting steam and lava spatter spurred Hawaii officials to call for more evacuations on Sunday

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Sebring teens make entrepreneurial dreams come true with Legacy Book

“I thought this was a good way to preserve the important things,” 16-year-old Carson Rouse said

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Family reunited with lost dog found 4 years later in Ohio

Toledo police earlier this month found Bambi, who is around 12, wandering in a city neighborhood.

Meeting set to iron out parking concerns at Y'town Health Dept.

The health commissioner points to the lack of handicapped-accessible spaces close to the agency's new headquarters downtown

Ex-Chipotle manager gets $8 million for wrongful termination

A California jury has awarded nearly $8 million dollars to the former manager of a Chipotle Mexican Grill for wrongful termination.

Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser erupts for 5th time this year

The world's largest active geyser has erupted again in Yellowstone National Park.

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Celtics clobber Cavaliers 108-83

Game 2 is Tuesday night.

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NE Ohio woman now holds title of America's oldest person

The 113-year-old Cleveland Heights woman attributes her longevity to eating a yam daily

Nearly 500 savor Mother's Day at Mill Creek Park brunch

This year's event featured a new addition: a waffle bar

Israel celebrates opening of new US Embassy in Jerusalem

The opening is expected to trigger new Palestinian protests

President Trump pays tribute to his late mother

He posted a tribute video to his Twitter account

Cloud of terror hangs over Paris once again

Investigators are seeking clues to Saturday's stabbing spree

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PSO concert series is in tune with college and community

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra can be found on every list of the top 20 orchestras – maybe even the top 10 – in the United States

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Ford could restart truck assembly at 2 plants on May 18

Ford could restart production of F-Series pickups as soon as May 18 at two factories that stopped making trucks due to a fire at a parts supplier plant.

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'Avengers' overpowers 'Breaking In,' 'Life of the Party'

"Avengers: Infinity War" is still ruling the box office in its third weekend in theaters, easily beating out the mom-themed fare.

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Letters to the editor: May 13, 2018

Opinion: Shower all mothers with love this holiday

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Athena Award event takes place this Thursday

The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and The Vindicator/ presents the 26th annual Athena Award Dinner

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TJX project introduced to residents butt first

Opinion: You don't enter a home butt first

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Cardelli’s goal gives Phantoms home-ice edge

Nicholas Cardelli’s second goal of the game helped the Youngstown Phantoms steal home-ice advantage away from the Fargo Force.

Lakeview’s McDivitt earns top seed for district

Jake McDivitt made the most of his opportunity at Saturday’s Division II sectional tennis tournament at Boardman High School.

Downtown hotel slated to open this week

City, county and business officials express excitement for opening of downtown hotel.

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Devoted son appreciates sacrifices of his Chilean-born mother

As a broadcast journalist for the Television Nacional de Chile and a foreign correspondent for the U.S. Spanish-speaking station Univision, Paulina Montaldo decided to seek a less-demanding job so she could spend more time with her son.

WR’s regional streak snapped

Jackson-Milton first baseman James Harris fielded a ground ball and tagged the bag. And the streak was over.

SPORTS DIGEST || Three Penguins take first at BYU

Youngstown State’s Jaynee Corbett picked up a school record and Tyler Donati and Brendan Lucas picked up wins on Friday and Saturday and the Bringham Young University Last Chance Meet.

2 of Warren woman’s 12 children share fond memories of mother

Stephanie McKnight, the second-oldest in a family of 12 children, recalls when she was a teenager and cared for the younger siblings while her mother, Dorothy Byers, was working.

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YSU baseball pounds Northern Kentucky

The Youngstown State baseball team recorded 15 hits in Saturday’s 14-7 victory over Northern Kentucky.

Liberty to revamp policy on student transfers

After an uproar over a new open-enrollment policy, Liberty schools Superintendent Joseph Nohra said the board of education is going to rewrite the resolution to clarify its position and plans to put it up for a vote in June.

Church sponsors free gas giveaway

Abdel Yusef hadn’t decided whether to take his mother, Amal Yusef, to Cleveland or Pittsburgh to celebrate Mother’s Day today, but whichever destination he chose, he will have spent considerably less money to get there.

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Special Olympics has ninth annual track meet in Girard

If you want to know where Jared Ausnehmer gets his inspiration as an athlete, just take a look at his shoes.

METRO DIGEST || Learn how to work with contractors

All Menards home-improvement stores will host a three-day Local Contractor Event to educate guests on how local contractors can assist with home-improvement ideas and projects.

METRO DIGEST || Passenger killed in Franklin Twp. crash

A 33-year-old Prospect, Pa., man was killed early Saturday when the vehicle in which he was a passenger ran off Prospect Road (state Route 528) near English Oak Drive in Franklin Township and struck a tree, reported troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police Butler station.

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Youngstown: A History of Hotels

City is now awaiting the arrival of its first hotel since the 1970s with the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton

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Judge Cosgrove was right in condemnation of Infante

Editorial: Residents of the Mahoning Valley who have bemoaned the epidemic of public corruption should send

Is containment the only option after end of Iran nuclear deal?

Opinion: WASHINGTON The path to today’s problems with Iran passed through the University of Chicago squash

Torch Awards for 2018 announced

Torch Awards for 2018 announced YOUNGSTOWN The Better Business Bureau serving the Mahoning

Mother’s Day: The untold story

Opinion: By Danny Tyree Cagle Cartoons Editor’s note: This column was originally published in May of

It isn’t bribery; it’s love

Opinion: Here’s what Anthony M. Cafaro Sr.’s apologists want you to believe: Ralph Infante woke up one

CAA co-founder Michael Ovitz is ready to tell his story

The man once considered among Hollywood’s most powerful figures is ready to tell his story.

Paris stabbing: Assailant and 1 other killed, 4 injured

Paris stabbing: Assailant and 1 other killed, 4 injured PARIS A knife-wielding assailant killed

Markle had a Hollywood-but-humble youth before royalty rang

Meghan Markle’s road to royalty ran through Hollywood.


Today is Sunday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2018. There are 232 days left in the year. This is

Trump welcomes N. Korea plan to blow up nuke-site tunnels

Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea North Korea said Saturday that it will dismantle its


Neal Haas to JCE Networks LLC, Mount Vernon Ave., Youngstown, $10,000. Kirk D. Brown to Jeffrey R.

Significance of Route 66 examined at Arizona museum

Significance of Route 66 examined at Arizona museum KINGMAN, Ariz. Tens of thousands of people


HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The 17th Suspect” by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown) 2.

The sunnier side of the street in California showcases Oakland

Home to one of the busiest seaports in the world, Oakland, Calif., is a major urban center.

Scholarship golf outing planned

Scholarship golf outing planned

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Youth ministry visits Akron Children’s Hospital

Youth ministry visits Akron Children’s Hospital

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Circle of Friends Foundation awards grant

Circle of Friends Foundation awards grant

DeBartolo Foundation will host celebrity dinner, auction

DeBartolo Foundation will host celebrity dinner, auction