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East Palestine's Sherry powers way thru Week 3 Blitz player poll

Week 3 of Vindy Blitz High School football is complete.

Final: West Virginia 52, YSU 17

The Penguins are 0-2 for the first time since 2008.

Ex-prisoners welcome at Sept. 20 job fair

The Taft Promise Neighborhood, TPN Jobs and Economy Council and Organizacion Civica y Cultural Hispana Americana will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at OCCHA’s headquarters, 3660 Shirley Road.

West Virginia scores three touchdowns in the third quarter

West Virginia scored three touchdowns.

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Free rides on WRTA Friday

Western Reserve Transit Authority invites residents to come aboard and take a free ride Friday.

Rally crowd calls on Trump to keep promise to halt GM, others from exporting jobs

More than 100 people – many of whom voted for President Donald Trump – who have been or fear they will be laid off from GM or AT&T call centers in Youngstown demanded that the president sign an executive order to stop GM and other corporations that receive lucrative federal contracts from shipping jobs overseas.

Grier throws two TD passes as WVU leads YSU

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier has thrown for 163 yards and two touchdowns.

Youngstown health district offerring $6 rabies vaccinations

The Youngstown City Health District is offering rabies vaccinations next month for dogs, cats and ferrets more than 3 months old.

Hispanic foods, culture on display at OCCHA's 7th food fest

The rainy, gray afternoon that beset Youngstown Saturday provided the perfect excuse for German Navarro and his son to stay inside and indulge in a buffet of homemade Hispanic foods from across the world.

West Virginia takes early lead on YSU

Alec Sinkfield's TD gives the Mountaineers the lead

Drivers beware: OVI checkpoint starts at 8 tonight

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and Youngstown Police Department will conduct an OVI checkpoint tonight between 8 midnight on U.S. 422 in Mahoning County.

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Raiders’ Yeagley achieves his 200th victory

South Range celebrates milestone

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Suspect connected to three rape cases arrested

The suspect in three rape cases was identified by DNA testing and arrested.

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Bozanich booked at county jail

Two men implicated in last Thursday’s public-corruption indictment entered not-guilty pleas Friday.

Mistake-free Wildcats pull away from Niles

Curt Kuntz and his Struthers football team look to gain opportunities through forcing turnovers each week.

Polar Bears devour Spartans on third down

Jackson hands Boardman its first loss, 17-7.

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New North Side post office opens

The U.S. Postal Service had considered no longer providing a retail post office on the North Side.

Sizzling Springfield too much for Columbiana

Tigers capture third straight game

Austintown man charged with child endangering

The boy, 2, required two doses of naloxone to stay conscious, a police report shows.

East survives six turnovers to win second straight

East took care of business against Lakeside, 35-12.

State asks court to dismiss TJX injunction request

Two business days before a judge is scheduled to hear final arguments on whether to approve or deny a permanent injunction regarding the proposed Home Goods distribution center project in Lordstown, the Ohio attorney general has asked the judge to dismiss the lawsuit.

Waid’s four TD passes spark Girard out of JFK

The Indians bounced back from last week’s loss at Hubbard.

Leetonia goes 3-0 for the first time in a decade

Get ready to hear the bell in Leetonia on Friday nights.

Kane Brown tour coming to Covelli

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Country pop artist Kane Brown will come to Covelli Centre on Feb. 23,

Warren football great paying Warren $2,100 to resolve suit

A settlement order filed in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court says Warren native and former NFL wide receiver Mario Manningham agreed to pay $2,100 to resolve a lawsuit filed against him by the collection company for the Warren Income Tax Department.

Film chief discusses shelving of new Oscar award

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been

Reynolds’ career had many highs and lows

By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press In the April 1972 issue of Cosmopolitan, Burt Reynolds had

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is ready for rain

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District’s flood risk management reservoirs in the Mahoning River Valley are positioned to receive the heavy precipitation.

Good Samaritan on 4-wheeler found missing man

Personnel from the Trumbull County Sheriff’s office and other agencies resumed searching Friday morning for the man who went missing Thursday night from the Blue Water mobile home park. But it was a Good Samaritan on a four-wheeler who located Robert Yekich, 80.

Slain girl, 12, was enrolled in Liberty

The bodies of a grandmother and her 12-year-old granddaughter who was enrolled in the Liberty school district last year have been recovered a month after they were reported missing.

Trump Jr. to attend DeWine fundraiser

The president’s son is slated to speak at a private fundraiser for Ohio gubernatorial hopeful Mike DeWine.

METRO DIGEST | Free shredding this morning

Free shredding BOARDMAN Shepherd of the Valley-Boardman, 7148 West Blvd., is hosting a free

METRO DIGEST || Trial delayed in freezer death case

Trial delayed YOUNGSTOWN A Monday trial date for a man accused of killing his girlfriend and

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United Way Day of Caring succeeds through efforts of volunteer army

Ira Cross of Youngstown helps clean up a Boston Avenue neighborhood on Youngstown’s South Side for the United Way Day of Caring. Volunteers spent some time Friday providing services throughout the community.

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Stakes are high as Pitt hosts Penn St.

The 99th matchup between the two programs is a must win for both teams.

Today is Saturday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2018. There are 114 days left in the year.

Today is Saturday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2018. There are 114 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Extreme knee pain sidelines Nadal

Djokovic will play Nishkori for crown

HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY | Elizabeth Leo

HONOREE Residence: Brookdale Austintown Date of birth: Aug. 14, 1918 FAMILY Parents: John

PREP FOOTBALL Recaps of Friday’s other games

Cardinal Mooney 19, St. Francis DeSales 18 Youngstown Cardinal Mooney lead 19-6 until St.

Some discomfort food for thought

Beverly invited us to dinner the other night, telling us she’d just found a new fish stew recipe she

SPORTS digest

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oddly enough Hundreds of fish die in lagoon in Malibu, Calif. LOS ANGELES California

Jays top Tribe on Pillar homer

Kevin Pillar hit a solo homer in the bottom of the 11th.


BOYS SOCCER Campbell 18, Newton Falls 0 CAMPBELL Victor Orozco had five goals for Campbell

Church to host speaker

Church to host speaker YOUNGSTOWN The Rev. Todd Johnson, pastor of the Second Baptist Church of

DZENIS: Penguins fever has cooled off

West Virginia presents a steep challenge

Miami topped by Pirates rookies

Kevin Kramer recorded his first major league hit and RBI and Jordan Luplow hit a tiebreaking two-run home run.

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak

Inside the ropes with … Jason Kokrak Friday: The Warren JFK graduate shot a 5-under 65 in the

Schauffele moves ahead while Woods falls back

Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk had an easy time deciding on three of his four picks for the Ryder Cup

No. 4 OSU opens Big Ten play against lowly Rutgers

Meyer again will watch Buckeyes from home

Browns’ undrafted rookie to start at left tackle

Bitonio moves back to left guard

A walk through pepper-plant lane

Opinion: Before I begin my early-morning walk, I check my five Laparie pepper plants to see how they are

Wean small grant program pays big dividends in Valley

Editorial: If ever there were a pro- gram whose name so aptly matched its mission and results, a project of the

Americans kept in the dark about the ongoing Trump-Russia probe

Opinion: By Byron York Andrews McMeel Syndication National leaders of all stripes have complained for

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v NXT Live, 7:30 p.m.: The WWE’s wild and woolly development

Protesters in Iraq set fire to Iranian consulate

Associated Press BASRA, Iraq Angry protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in the southern city

Gubernatorial candidates to debate 3 times

Associated Press COLUMBUS The major-party candidates for Ohio governor will debate three times

Ex-Trump adviser sentenced to 14 days in prison

Associated Press WASHINGTON George Papadopoulos, the Trump campaign adviser who triggered the

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sunday news shows

sunday news shows Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — George

Small-game clinic

Small-game clinic Hubbard The Hubbard Conservation Club, 1760 Wick Campbell Road, will have a

Police probing shooter’s mental health

Associated Press CINCINNATI The shooter who killed three people in a Cincinnati office high-rise


Lenny Kravitz Album: “Raise Vibration” Grade: B+ In these divided times, we need a musical

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is rich

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords The new film “Crazy Rich Asians” is a triumph of representation

Andrea Albertini | Eric Cheskin

Andrea Albertini | Eric Cheskin

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Anne Cadle | Kiriakos Kakavros

Anne Cadle | Kiriakos Kakavros

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Summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard

A summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard

Tesla stock falls amid controversy

Associated Press Shares of electric-car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 6 percent early Friday

Jenna Agnew | Nathan Rees

Jenna Agnew | Nathan Rees

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President urges Justice to unmask Times author

Associated Press FARGO, N.D. President Donald Trump declared Friday that the Justice Department

Giovannis mark 50 years with private party

Giovannis mark 50 years with private party

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Neros celebrate 50th anniversary at dinner party

Neros celebrate 50th anniversary at dinner party

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Anglers can find fishing success in the fall

Today’s cooler weather is a solid reminder that the dog days of summer are waning and autumn fishing

Maria Kelley, Shane Yesovich to marry Sept. 22

Maria Kelley, Shane Yesovich to marry Sept. 22

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Kate Rafeedie, Matt Franklin set wedding date

Kate Rafeedie, Matt Franklin set wedding date

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Russian accused of massive data theft extradited to US

Russian accused of massive data theft extradited to US NEW YORK A Russian hacker accused of


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Nicole Stull and David Bett, Wellsville, girl, Sept. 6.

Economy booming, but risks looming

Associated Press WASHINGTON The U.S. economy is showing consistent strength even after nearly a

Immigrant families struggle with trauma

Associated Press SAN DIEGO A 6-year-old immigrant boy sobs at the school bus stop in suburban

Obama issues scathing critique of Trump

President claims he fell asleep watching speech Associated Press URBANA, Ill. Former President

Officer in wrong apartment shoots neighbor

Associated Press DALLAS Authorities are seeking a manslaughter warrant for a Dallas police

Public invited to open houses

Public invited to open houses Shepherd of the Valley will host open houses from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Czech ‘ghost church’ gets new life from tourism

By ADAM PEMBLE and PETR JOSEK Associated Press LUKOVA, Czech Republic A 14th-century church

Nike campaign signals change in shoe politics

Associated Press A pair of shoes are set aflame with a cigarette lighter, captured on video and

Cooperation leads to understanding

For nearly 25 years, unpredictable fluctuations of ruffed grouse populations in the Appalachian


GOOGLE TURNS 20 Some question if company has become too powerful By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP