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Appointee, Mahoning judge vie for appeals judgeship

By JUSTIN DENNIS jdennis@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Judge David D’Apolito of Mahoning County Area


Biden to attend fundraiser, rally in Valley

Former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit the Mahoning Valley to head a major Democratic Party fundraiser Oct. 29 at the Lake Club and attend a rally to stump for the party’s candidate for Ohio governor, Richard Cordray.


Mahoning County judges oppose state Issue 1

The judges say the proposal undermines treatment for addiction.


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Congressional candidates explain their differences

Reps. Tim Ryan and Bill Johnson face political newcomers in the general election.


Incumbent Mahoning County commissioner, Republican challenger vie for commissioner seat

Rimedio-Righetti touts record from previous terms, while Barron wants to provide a “different political stance.”


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AP-NORC Poll: Just 1 in 4 thinks Kavanaugh told entire truth

Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when he heatedly rebuffed charges of sexual assault and heavy drinking during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing, and Republicans and Democrats hold starkly divergent views of whether his sworn testimony to senators was credible, a poll released Friday showed.


Boardman Park seeks levy renewal with increase

Boardman Park has operated on the same 1-mill tax rate for 70 years and is the only park in Ohio to maintain millage of that level for so long, a park official says – noting that the staff and board have been “prudent stewards” of these funds.


Fran DeWine doesn’t like some things Trump says, but is pleased with how he governs

The Republican governor nominee’s wife campaigned in Boardman


Review: Renacci didn’t properly report flight costs

Associated Press COLUMBUS Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci traveled repeatedly aboard a


Facebook’s election ‘war room’ sets sights on fake news

Associated Press MENLO PARK, Calif. In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook’s expansive


Sen. Sherrod Brown is being challenged in his re-election by Rep. Jim Renacci

Brown says he’s done much for the Valley while Renacci says the incumbent has done nothing


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‘Horseface’: Does it matter that Trump ridicules women?

Suffice it to say that “Horseface” and porn actress Stormy Daniels aren’t what Republicans want to talk about three weeks from the midterm elections – or ever. A record number of women are running, most of them Democrats, in the first balloting of the #MeToo era.


4 judges vie for two empty Ohio Supreme Court Justice seats

Judge Craig Baldwin, Judge Michael Donnelly, Judge Melody Stewart and Justice Mary DeGenaro are seeking seats on the state’s highest court.


Boccieri, Rulli race for 33rd State Senate Seat

State Sen. Joe Schiavoni, of Boardman, D-33, has reached his term limit and cannot run again.


Niles schools seek an 11.7-mill substitute levy from voters

The levy would generate $2.6 million annually for the district


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