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Poland’s Grisdale caps full agenda at state

There are biathlons, triathlons and quadrathlons, but there is isn’t a name for what Jackie Grisdale did to make the state tournament in track.


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West Branch ready for first state tournament

What began as an innocent joke among the softball team has become a reality.


Coaches respond to OHSAA rule changes

A change in eligibility rules, an extension of the baseball season and a possible return of Saturday playoff football highlight recent actions taken by the Ohio High School Athletic Association.


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Boardman opens its new $3.6 million fire station

New station preserves the department’s past, while also moving it into the future


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Rep. Tim Ryan answers a variety of questions at a town hall meeting

Questions came from a largely friendly audience to the congressman


Ryan faces friendly town hall audience

Ryan faces friendly town hall audience


Boardman opens its new fire station

Boardman opens its new fire station


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Commission recommends medical marijuana facility be approved

Youngstown planning commission recommends medical marijuana facility be approved


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Space Kat downtown offers nostalgic dining

Space Kat serving small plates in a big way


Man faces charges after police said he did cocaine on a car

Man faces charges after police said he did cocaine on a car


Commission recommends waiver to allow marijuana cultivating facility to open

Commission recommends waiver to allow marijuana cultivating facility to open


Vindicator's champ ousted from D.C. spelling bee

Vindicator's champ ousted from D.C. spelling bee


Man musses up Hair Depot robbery; caught by police

Man musses up Hair Depot robbery; caught by police


UPDATE | 'Roseanne' reboot canceled after star's Tweets

Season 2 of 'Roseanne' reboot canceled after star's Tweets


City's power outage should be resolved soon: Ohio Edison

City's downtown power outage should be resolved soon: Ohio Edison


Florida pizza worker shoots, kills attacker in scary mask

Florida pizza worker shoots, kills attacker in scary mask


154 couples will be honored Sunday by Youngstown diocese

154 couples will be honored Sunday by Youngstown diocese


VINDY POLL NOW | It's LeBron vs. Stephen again — for 4th straight year. What's your bet?

It's LeBron vs. Stephen again — for 4th straight year. What's your bet?


Warren police arrest 2 after SUV runs stop sign

Warren police arrest 2 after SUV runs stop sign


Woman cited after being stopped in area known for drugs

Woman cited after being stopped in area know for drugs


Classes resume at Texas school for 1st time since shooting

Classes resume at Texas school for 1st time since shooting


Roseanne Barr apologizes for 'bad joke’ about Obama aide

Roseanne Barr apologizes for ’bad joke’ about Obama aide


Power outage strands roller coaster riders at amusement park

Power outage strands roller coaster riders at amusement park


Lockup List Tuesday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Chairman: Starbucks still aims to be gathering place

Chairman: Starbucks still aims to be gathering place


Thousands without power because of Alberto

Thousands without power because of Alberto


Consumer confidence bounces back in May

Consumer confidence bounces back in May


Man gets 18 months for driving drunk with his 2 kids

Man gets 18 months for driving drunk with his 2 kids


Man: Dirt bike thief fired shots before fleeing

Man: Dirt bike thief fired shots before fleeing


Woman tells police she, son were thrown from moving car

Woman tells police she, son were thrown from moving car


Youngstown man arrested after woman stabbed

Youngstown man arrested after woman stabbed


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A Special Wish Foundation receives donation

A Special Wish Foundation receives donation


Students cry, greet teacher who stopped shooting

Associated Press NOBLESVILLE, Ind. A suburban Indianapolis teacher who was shot while tackling


Ohio’s congressional map should be tossed out now

Editorial: When more than 75 percent of the voters in this month’s primary election approved a constitutional


School will host Blue Jay Expo

School will host Blue Jay Expo NORTH JACKSON The Jackson-Milton Middle/High School, 13910


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Valley prepares to stop the bleed

In moments when tragedy strikes, like many that we have experienced as a nation in recent history; loss of blood remains a leading factor in a person’s ability to recover.


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

The top five albums on the iTunes Store for the most recent one-week sales period: v “And Justice


Big pay gaps bad for business

Opinion: By Sarah Anderson OtherWords Mattel is one of the largest toy-making companies on earth. Turns


Despite talk of blue wave, Dems could lose congressional elections

Opinion: By Dick Polman Cagle Cartoons Election day is nearly six months away, and conventional wisdom


YEARS AGO FOR MAY 29

Today is Tuesday, May 29, the 149th day of 2018. There are 216 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


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General Motors recalls 112,000 Chevrolet Cruzes

Cruze recall due to fuel leak concerns.


state track qualifiers

DIVISION I AUSTINTOWN FITCH Emoni Davis — shot put Lauren Dolak — 800 4x100 relay team


Volunteers needed

Volunteers needed BOARDMAN The Down Syndrome Association of the Valley is seeking volunteers to


Rail work to close part of busy Warren street

Staff report WARREN East Market Street near the Trumbull Regional Medical Center will be closed


BIRTHS

BIRTHS ST. ELIZABETH BOARDMAN HOSPITAL Olivia Miller, Youngstown, boy, May 27. Jennifer and


Alberto comes ashore with heavy rain, threat of flooding

Associated Press Subtropical Storm Alberto rumbled inland Monday after its Memorial Day strike on


Indians pounce on three White Sox errors

Encarnacion drives in 4 runs


Agencies fight crime with drones

Associated Press TOLEDO No longer a novelty, drones are becoming an everyday tool for more


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday ABC Water and Storm Water District trustees, 2 p.m., Boardman Township Government


Bettman: Expansion repeat possible

Seattle might be awarded franchise within a year


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Longtime CBS radio correspondent Bob Fuss dies at 64 FALLS CHURCH, Va. Longtime


Cubs defend Rizzo’s dangerous slide

Chicago blanks Pittsburgh


Rep battling alcoholism, drops out of race

Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. Republican Congressman Thomas Garrett of Virginia announced


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Associated Press WASHINGTON U.S. officials worked with North Korea over the weekend on plans for


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Ex-Fitch principal new A'town trustee

Austintown trustees select Doug McGlynn to fill former trustee’s unexpired term.


French President Macron rewards migrant worker who saved child

Associated Press PARIS President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lauded as a hero a migrant from Mali


Wawrinka comeback stalls at French Open

Djokovic ousts Silva


REUNIONS & class notes

Austintown Fitch High School Class of 1978 will host its 40th reunion beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at


Former president hospitalized, misses Kennebunkport parade

Associated Press KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine The hospitalization of former President George H.W. Bush


Power outage strands riders at Cedar Point

Power outage strands riders at Cedar Point SANDUSKY A power outage at an amusement park in Ohio


courts

courts mahoning county DOCKET State v. Troy T. Keslar, count 4 dismissed; pleads guilty;


Starbucks training a first step, experts say, in facing bias

Starbucks training a first step, experts say, in facing bias Starbucks will close more than 8,000


Needed rest next

James recharges batteries for 8th straight NBA Finals Associated Press BOSTON LeBron James


Surprising Knights take Cup Final lead

Nosek scores tiebreaker in third


After self-promotional tweet, Trump honors war dead at Arlington

Associated Press ARLINGTON, Va. President Donald Trump paid a Memorial Day tribute at Arlington


Taylor, Washinko receive OHSAA honor

Taylor, Washinko receive OHSAA honor COLUMBUS Two Mahoning Valley coaches have been honored with


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Warren man goes on trial today in shooting death of girlfriend

Warren man goes on trial today in shooting death of girlfriend


Campbell schools forecast deficit for 2019

The Campbell City School District’s five-year forecast anticipates that the district will run a deficit in 2019


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Standing up for ‘a special class’

By SEAN BARRON news@vindy.com POLAND Olivia Barrett may not have ever been in combat, but she


Warriors rebound to earn date with Cavs

Golden State trailed by 15 before Houston imploded


City man charged after stabbing

City man charged after stabbing YOUNGSTOWN City police arrested a man on a domestic-violence


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