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Mahoning COVID-19 deaths skyrocket

YOUNGSTOWN - The Mahoning County Public Health department reported today that the number of COVID-19 deaths in the county jumped from 19 to 28. The department said the nine newly-reported deaths didn't happen in one day. The date of COVID-19 death notifications can sometimes be delayed and the ...

10 new COVID-19 deaths in Valley – nine in Mahoning County alone

There are at least 193 COVID-19 confirmed deaths in the state, including 42 in the Mahoning Valley. There were 167 state deaths and 32 in the Valley a day earlier. Nine of the new deaths in the Valley came from Mahoning County. The county's public health department reported today the number ...

Power outages continue following overnight storms

Numerous power outages remain following overnight storms, First Energy is reporting. In Mahoning County, Berlin Township is among the hardest hit areas, with First Energy reporting 1,089 customers remain without power. The county has a reported 2,517 reported power outages. Power is expected ...

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party's establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid today, acknowledging the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any ...

Wed. 9:18 a.m.: CDC weighs loosening guidelines for some exposed to virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering changing its guidelines for self-isolation to make it easier for those who have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus to return to work if they are asymptomatic. The public health agency, in conjunction ...

Wed. 9:11 a.m.: Global shares mostly lower amid worries on pandemic toll

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares mostly fell today amid uncertainty over the coronavirus outbreak, which continues to claim more lives around the world and keep vast swathes of the global economy under lockdown. France's CAC 40 index dropped 1.5 percent to 4,371 after the national central bank ...

Wed. 8:31 a.m.: Tokyo Olympic flame taken off display; next stop unclear

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympic flame has been taken off public display in Japan. And it's not clear when it will reappear again or where — or under what conditions. The flame arrived in Japan from Greece on March 26. After the Tokyo Olympics and the torch relay were postponed until next ...

Wed. 10:39 a.m.: Wall Street opens higher as global markets remain unsettled

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed on Wall Street at the opening of trading this morning. Maybe this time it will last. A big gain for the S&P 500 suddenly vanished the day before, and trading remained unsettled around the world today. Asian stock markets were mixed and European indexes ...