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Ryan gives N.H. commencement address, evades question on presidential run

U.S. Rep Tim Ryan called for “wiser, smarter, and bigger” leaders as he delivered the commencement address at the New Hampshire law school he graduated from 18 years ago.

Cavaliers blow out Celtics in Game 3

Game 4 is Monday at Quicken Loans Arena.

Addiction victims remembered at today's Steps of Change

Today, 113 pairs of shoes were displayed on the sidewalk around Wick Park.

PHANTOMS LIVE/Game 4 Fargo wins Clark Cup

Youngstown hoping to force Game 5

Volunteers comb Oak Hill Cemetery today to honor veterans

Daniel D. Jones isn’t exactly a household name.

Liberty Walmart evacuated for bomb threat today

A bomb threat late this afternoon at the Walmart Department Store in Liberty Plaza caused police and fire department personnel to evacuate customers and employees at about 6 p.m.

Justify wins Preakness

Justify has now won the first two legs of horse racing's Triple Crown.

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Summary of recent criminal activity in Girard, Liberty and Hubbard

Summary of recent criminal activity in Girard, Liberty and Hubbard

VINDY EXCLUSIVE : Austintown school board suspends, promotes Kelty

Knives, ‘sex dice’ and profane language are included in the personnel file of the newly promoted Austintown Elementary head principal.

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Fluky goal ignites Fargo to 2-1 series lead

Bartek Bison’s goal with 6:53 remaining was the game-winner for Fargo.

Misprinted number leads Aqua Ohio customers to adult phone line

About 150 Mahoning Valley customers received the misprinted postcards.

Lions get first region qualifier

McDonald teams sweep districts.

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Local business owner brings STEM fair to Boardman elementary school

The Early Genius program aims to get students interested in STEM at a young age.

Eynon pitches Tigers to title

Springfield is headed to the Division IV regional.

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Spoken-word program encourages young people to make positive choices

For much of his young life, LaVon Shepherd aspired to be a basketball player, but his penchant for writing – and having suffered from bullying – radically altered his priorities.

West Branch gets past Mooney in Division II district final

The Warriors clinched their first district title since 2011.

Hundley blames victim’s family for murder

Hundley took the stand on own behalf.

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Fitch clinches berth to Division I regional meet

The Falcons’ victories include beating Solon in the 4x200 relay.

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Goldsteins Furniture closes after 112 years

All three stores will reopen as Levin Furniture.

Pianist, violinists return for New Music Festival

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The New Music Guild’s annual festival will take place Friday and May 26,

Record reviews

Courtney Barnett Album: “Tell Me How You Really Feel” Grade: A “I need a little time out,”

‘Solo’ was a battle for the soul and tone of ‘Star Wars’

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer CANNES, France When J.J. Abrams was a “Star Wars” novice,

Fed judge dismisses lawsuit against TMHA

The judge dismissed the lawsuit because it was filed after the statue of limitations expired.

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Green to be sworn in as UAW Local 1112 president Sunday

“My goal now is to make sure that we unite everybody and bring everybody together under one Local,” Green said.

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For some, Boardman Relay for Life is beacon of hope

Five-year cancer survivor Kathy Allen of Boardman kisses her grandnephew Brady Smith, 4, during the Boardman Relay for Life Friday.

Kayla Wilson, Tyler Kerr to marry Sept. 15

Kayla Wilson, Tyler Kerr to marry Sept. 15

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Miss Boosinger, Mr. Schoenfeld to wed Oct. 20

Miss Boosinger, Mr. Schoenfeld to wed Oct. 20

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Appuglieses celebrate 66th anniversary

Appuglieses celebrate 66th anniversary

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Desiree Ridzon, Marcus Deeter to marry June 2

Desiree Ridzon, Marcus Deeter to marry June 2

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Kelsey Kunce, Michael Popio to marry in June

Kelsey Kunce, Michael Popio to marry in June

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Hannah Murphy, Michael Hutch are engaged

Hannah Murphy, Michael Hutch are engaged

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Miss Kovachik, Mr. Anzevino plan July nuptials

Miss Kovachik, Mr. Anzevino plan July nuptials

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Mount’s Goodall receives OAC honor

Mount’s Goodall receives OAC honor ALLIANCE Mount Union senior Billy Goodall has been named to

Canfield doctor pleads not guilty

Canfield doctor pleads not guilty YOUNGSTOWN A Canfield doctor accused of exposing himself at a


BASEBALL Flames shut down Penguins, 12-0 CHICAGO UIC scored eight runs over the first four

Prep sports at a glance

DIVISION II TENNIS Three local singles players qualify for state tournament AKRON Ursuline

Poker run benefit

Poker run benefit AUSTINTOWN The annual Children’s Miracle Network Fun Ride and Poker Run will

Morton, Astros shut down Indians’ bats

Charlie Morton (6-0) allowed one run and four hits with eight strikeouts.

Mets’ Lagares out for season

Associated Press NEW YORK Juan Lagares and his Gold Glove are probably gone for the season.

2 shot after graduation at Kan. megachurch

2 shot after graduation at Kan. megachurch KANSAS CITY, Mo. Two people, including a young man

Don’t ruin a good fishing experience

I still feel like I’m getting away with something when I tow the BassCat to one of our local lakes

Unemployment rate dropped in April

Unemployment rate dropped in April COLUMBUS Ohio’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.3

YPD officers retire

Both have seen lots of changes

Pastor anniversary

Pastor anniversary YOUNGSTOWN Mount Sinai Baptist Church, 328 S. Forest St., will conclude

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Zoppe Family Circus, 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Family fun at the

Rebound: Cavs confident they’ll bounce back tonight

Cleveland is down 2-0 to Boston in the Eastern Conference finals.

What rising interest rates mean for savers, borrowers

Associated Press NEW YORK Interest rates are charging higher, and that can be a good or bad

Ex-centerfold apparently jumps to death with son

Associated Press NEW YORK A former Playboy centerfold involved in a custody battle apparently

Red Ruby returns to win Black-Eyed Susan

Red Ruby pulled away from Coach Rocks on a sloppy track Friday.

Preakness looks like Justify’s race to lose

Turning the tables on Justify and cutting short his Triple Crown bid won’t be easy.

Chile Bishops resign en masse over sex-abuse coverup

Associated Press VATICAN CITY In the biggest shake-up yet in the Catholic Church’s long-running


CORRECTION Jeffrey Campana, 40, of Girard, indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury on

Keep waterways free of litter

A few days ago a post on the Pennsylvania birding listserve caught my eye. It read: “Late this

Revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

Associated Press WASHINGTON House Republican leaders suffered an embarrassing setback Friday

Plane with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba, 3 said to survive

Associated Press HAVANA A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS A fitness buff carrying an American flag and shouting about President Donald

Teen murderer gets 18 years to life

An appeals court ruling sent the 2015 murder case to common pleas court.

SOCIETY DIGEST || Free concert at local church Sunday

Free concert at local church Sunday POLAND Poland Presbyterian Church, 2 Poland Manor, will


CORRECTIONs Jeffrey Campana, 40, of Girard, indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury on


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Molly Jackson and Heath Hites, East Liverpool, boy, May


ODDLY ENOUGH Paris museum welcomes group of naked visitors PARIS Visitors at a leading

Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 50.850.14 Aqua America, .20

America needs a moral uprising

Opinion: By Jessicah Pierre OtherWords Thousands of civil-rights advocates, low-wage workers and

Kayla Wilson, Tyler Kerr to marry this fall

AUSTINTOWN Robert and Karen Wilson of Austintown are announcing the engagement of their daughter,

From chicken to condoms, marketers cash in on wedding

By DAVID RISING Associated Press If British marketers are to be believed, nothing is a better

10 dead in Texas school shooting

Associated Press SANTA FE, Texas A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at

Back to the drawing board toward Middle East peace

Editorial: Split-screen TV images from in and near Jerusalem earlier this week of joyous celebration

Selfies for posterity

I’ve been traveling for the past few weeks, trying to cross a few things off my bucket list. Things

Gutter politics now a fact of life

Opinion: CANBERRA, Australia Here in Australia, “Question Time” has long been one of my favorite exercises


Today is Saturday, May 19, the 139th day of 2018. There are 226 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Windsor gears up for royal wedding

Associated Press WINDSOR, England Meghan Markle will have an heir to the British throne walk her

Sunday news shows

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

Ladies firearm class

Ladies firearm class Vienna The Fish & Game Club of Vienna, 1508 Youngstown Kingsville Road, is

Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Trump administration acted Friday to bar taxpayer-funded family

‘DO SOMETHING,’ angry Parkland shooting survivors urge officials

Associated Press PARKLAND, FLA. Survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., took to

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