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Family fights university for using endowment for fundraising

The family of an Ohio State University alumnus who endowed over $30 million to the school is fighting to keep the school from draining the money for fundraising purposes.

‘Rocket Man’ to ’Terrific’: Trump lauds Kim in UN return

President Donald Trump raised hopes at the United Nations on Monday that a second meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un could occur “quite soon,” striking a conciliatory tone one year after he used his debut at the U.N. to deride the autocrat as “Little Rocket Man” and threaten to “totally destroy North Korea.”

10 days after Hurricane Florence, fresh chaos in S. Carolina

More than a week ago, pastor Willie Lowrimore and some of his congregants stacked sandbags around their South Carolina church to protect it from the fury of Hurricane Florence.

US warns Russia over missile defense for Syria

The Trump administration is warning Russia that supplying Syria with an advanced missile defense system would be a “major mistake” and should be reconsidered. It also says U.S. forces will not leave Syria until Iran leaves.

Dallas police officer who shot neighbor fired by department

A white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday, the same day the man was being buried in his Caribbean homeland.

Ohio government, companies and organizations seek non-opioid pain management options

“It becomes increasingly important that we come up with good alternatives to ... opioid medications,” said Dr. Patrick Ensminger.

Rulli Bros. displays art by Boardman students

Kate Sears’ fifth- and sixth-grade art students are displaying their still life drawings in the store lobby

Ex chief goes on trial over missing 10k

Missing money came from a gambling raid

Cosby prosecutor asks for 5 to 10 years in prison

Declaring Bill Cosby doesn’t deserve a free pass because of his advanced age, prosecutors Monday asked a judge to sentence the comedian to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while the defense argued that he is too old and helpless to do time behind bars.

Senior service levy served 14,900 county residents

Officials spent $2.8 million of the $4.1 million in first year of senior service levy revenue

Judge admits interview in human-trafficking case

Judge: David Kalna was properly Mirandized by sheriff’s investigators.

Tax change was more devastating to Puerto Rico than the hurricane

Opinion: By Georgie Anne Geyer Andrews McMeel Syndication WASHINGTON When you read about the tragic

Akron Children’s named one of best places to work

Akron Children’s named one of best places to work AKRON Akron Children’s Hospital has been


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Jeffrey and Jacqueline Johnston, Youngstown, girl, Sept.

‘I’ve never sexually assaulted anyone’

Trump leads aggressive GOP drive to save Kavanaugh nomination Associated Press WASHINGTON

Haskins’ profile rising with another big game on tap

Associated Press COLUMBUS Dwayne Haskins Jr. got a phone call from coach Urban Meyer on Saturday

Donation to YSU

Donation to YSU YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown State University will announce a seven-figure donation to

Calif. leaders blast Trump fuel rollback

Associated PRess FRESNO, CALIF. Electric vehicle advocates, environmental groups and California

Trump good for media business

Opinion: By Peter Funt Cagle Cartoons Les Moonves, the CBS chief toppled by a sexual harassment scandal,


Program to focus on advanced manufacturing YOUNGSTOWN The Washington Examiner, Youngstown State

Reunions & Class Notes

Campbell Memorial High School Class of 1967 will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at Station Square Restaurant,


ODDLY ENOUGH Mountain lion visits Colorado motel but doesn’t stay long BOULDER, Colo. A

Rookie QB Mayfield gets nod to start for the Browns

Baker Mayfield’s heard all about the Browns’ quarterback misery

Third trial begins in East Side shooting death

Opening statements set for today

Two arraigned on weapons charges

By JOE GORMAN YOUNGSTOWN Two men arrested on weapons charges over the


Today is Tuesday, Sept. 25, the 268th day of 2018. There are 97 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Correction Buckeye Travelers Chapter M Mahoning Valley Gold Wing Road Riders will not meet Friday.

Tariffs rise as trade war intensifies

Associated Press BEIJING China and the United States imposed new tariff hikes on each other’s

CBS will take a pounding if it rewards former CEO

Editorial: As CBS awaits the results of an independent investigation into allegations of sexual harassment

Cavs to start anew minus LeBron

LeBron James left and it all went with him

Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Crestview Local School District Crestview Vision 2020, 6 p.m., levy meeting, high

Music performances on television this week include:

Music performances on television this week include: v Tyga, Offset: Tonight on “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Former Cortland chief set to enter guilty plea Oct. 22

Former Cortland chief set to enter guilty plea Oct. 22

Man accused of threatening Trump is set for hearing

Man accused of threatening Trump is set for hearing AKRON A Pennsylvania man accused of making

washington Trump issues Rosenstein 3-day reprieve

President, deputy attorney general set to meet Thursday Associated Press WASHINGTON After a


BOYS GOLF Poland takes top spot at Division II sectional The Poland boys golf team won the

Penguins’ Shrum up for challenging job

The Youngstown State soccer team is still searching for its first winning season in 22 years

Fourth Community Opioid Summit scheduled for Friday

Latest Community Opioid Summit will address addiction’s impact on families.

Canfield gives and goes past Howland

Camryn Kohout believes she has the gift of vision

MLB Monday’s Indians & Pirates games

Kluber earns 20th win as Indians shut out White Sox Chicago Corey Kluber struck out 11 in

SPORTS digest

49ers quarterback Garoppolo tears ACL SANTA CLARA, Calif. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy

Canfield claims No. 1 spot in Division III

After working its way up, the Canfield football team finally claimed the top spot

Steelers fend off Bucs’ rally for first win

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 353 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers

Six new Girard officers were sworn in Monday night

Girard treasurer reports positive general fund status

Police arrest man accused of trespassing

Police arrest man accused of trespassing AUSTINTOWN Township police apprehended a 21-year-old

ON CAMPUS How area FBS players fared in Week 4

BIG TEN Michigan State RB L.J. Scott, Sr., Hubbard — Didn’t play in the Spartans’ 35-21 win over