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Ian makes landfall in southwest Florida as Category 4 storm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida near Cayo Costa today as a massive Category 4 storm. About 2.5 million people had been ordered to evacuate southwest Florida before the storm hit the coast with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph (241 kph). The ...

Biden to oil industry: Don’t raise prices as hurricane nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden today warned oil and gas companies against increasing prices for consumers as Hurricane Ian neared landfall along Florida's southwest coast. "Do not, let me repeat, do not use this as an excuse to raise gasoline prices or gouge the American people," ...

Columbiana County jail overdose under investigation

LISBON - The Columbiana County Sheriff's Office and the county drug task force are investigating recent overdoses at the county jail. "We believe we know who brought it in," Sheriff Brian McLaughlin said regarding the drugs. According to McLaughlin and Chief Deputy Jen Tucker, overdoses on ...

Mahoning County gets $5.7M lead paint grant

YOUNGSTOWN - Mahoning County received $5.7 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to combat lead-based paint hazards in homes of lower-income residents. Itás the third-such large federal award to the city for this purpose since 2016. HUD awarded $5 million from ...

Wed. 10:11 a.m.: White House gains partners to end US hunger within a decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is counting on a variety of private-sector partnerships to help fund and implement its ambitious goal of ending hunger in America by 2030. President Joe Biden is hosting a conference today on hunger, nutrition and health, the first by the White ...

Wed. 10:08 a.m.: Alzheimer’s drug shows promise in early results of study

Shares of Biogen and other drugmakers researching Alzheimer's disease soared early this morning after Japan's Eisai Co. said its potential treatment appeared to slow the fatal disease's progress in a late-stage study. Eisai announced results late Tuesday from a global study of nearly 1,800 ...