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BUSINESS DIGEST || Collecting donations

Collecting donations VIENNA Millwood Inc., a locally based industrial packaging equipment


Bar association memorial ceremony honors those who died

Ceremony recognizes impact of five former members of the Mahoning County legal community


mahoning county | Indictments

A Mahoning County grand jury indicted these people Thursday on these charges: Rafael Samaniego,


NTSB: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did not brake

Associated Press DETROIT The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in


Trump signs bill to ease key restraints on banks

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a measure that


Federal attorneys defend Keystone pipeline

Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. Trump administration attorneys Thursday defended the disputed


METRO DIGEST || Man has severe injuries

Man has severe injuries YOUNGSTOWN Police are trying to figure out how a man ended up at St.


Law-enforcement officials expect Weinstein to surrender

Also, Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations Associated Press NEW YORK


Killer blames attack on ‘homosexual panic’

Killer blames attack on ‘homosexual panic’ COLUMBUS A condemned killer is asking the Ohio Parole


‘Eerie’ blue flames burn in cracks caused by volcano

Associated Press HONOLULU Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning


N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancels

Associated Press SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA North Korea said today it’s still willing to sit down for


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

OTHER DEVELOPMENTS Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday huddled in classified briefings


N. Korea demolishes nuke site as journalists watch

Associated Press PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his


Emails show deception by Nassar, USA Gymnastics

Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS USA Gymnastics agreed to use false excuses in 2015 to account for


Take a rare look at NYC’s potter’s field, home to 1 million dead

Associated Press NEW YORK Prisoners working as gravediggers stack wooden coffins in the ground,


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Make a donation, get $10 propane tank fill-up

Suburban Propane, 2705 state Route 7, is having its annual Customer Appreciation Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.


Youngstown officials expect decision on street closure by July

Most people at Wednesday's public meeting support the idea of a pedestrian mall.


Legislative amendment would speed up TJX referendum vote

State Sen. Sean O’Brien said the amendment would give citizens a voice, while expediting the process


Y'town, Lorain school board members unite in Columbus to fight HB 70

They believe the bill that created academic distress commissions and school CEOs is ruining public education.


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YSU Veterans Resource Center renamed for military veteran

Carl Nunziato helped get the veterans resource center on the YSU campus. Attending the dedication ceremony Wednesday where the Youngstown State University Office of Veterans Affairs was renamed the Carl A. Nunziato Veterans Resource Center were, from left, Carl's brother, Tom Nunziato, his wife Clare, Jerry Nunziato, Carl and Carl's nephew .Lt. Col. Gerald Nunziato Jr. of Fort Bragg, N.C.