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by Carl Basic   | 38 entries

Archive: 2008

Traffic mess at one polling place

Voters are encountering obstacles outside of one polling place in Youngstown.

PHOTOS | Are your kids voting with you? Send us pictures. Here's a Canfield kid 'voting' today

The ritual of elections and taking your children is a proud tradition. Send us the photos. Email them to Vindicator Editor Todd Franko at tfranko@vindy.com.Gerry and Natalie Warner of Canfield took pix of their son, ...

Talk the campaign over pizza Wednesday at YSU

Pizza, pop and the presidency

The campaign is getting testy (and a little squirrelly)

Both sides are trading charges as Ohio lives up to its "battleground" reputation.

Aussie, Brit media know what Obama camp doesn't

The reason readers should care is if the Obama-Biden team will be this blatant, arrogant, reckless or whatever you wish to call them over a simple thing like media access, how else will they act ...

Biden, Clinton are Valley bound

U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton joined U.S. Sen. Joe Biden, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, at a Sunday rally in Scranton, Pa. Biden is holding a Tuesday rally in Warren. Clinton is expected at a ...

Valley comes through for Clinton

YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning Valley came through in a big way for U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, helping to breathe new life into her bid to capture the Democratic presidential nomination.Clinton, D-N.Y., won Ohio with Mahoning, ...

Incumbents score in Mahoning County

YOUNGSTOWN — It was the night of the Democratic incumbents in Mahoning County government as the county commissioners, treasurer and prosecutor all coasted to easy victories, outscoring their opponents by margins of 2 to 1 ...

Sheriff Altiere re-elected in Trumbull

WARREN – In two hotly contested countywide races, incumbent Sheriff Thomas Altiere has been re-elected, while David DeChristofaro has defeated Randy Smith for county engineer.With 94 percent of the vote in by midnight, Altiere of ...

Youngstown school levy fails

YOUNGSTOWN — The third time wasn’t the charm for the Youngstown City School District.The third attempt to get voters to approve a new 9.5-mill, five-year emergency tax levy failed Tuesday, but it won’t be the ...