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Watkins opposes parole for killer Marie Poling

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WARREN — Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins wrote that convicted murderer Marie Poling confided to a friend she had “dreamt” about committing the “perfect murder.” The prosecutor, in a letter to the Ohio Parole Board, said this “black widow needs to dream on her final ...

TSO dazzles crowd at Covelli

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YOUNGSTOWN — It’s been doing this for 21 years now, but Trans-Siberian Orchestra proved to packed houses Friday it still has much more to offer fans — and even as some of the group’s founding members age, they have not missed a beat. More than two dozen new and seasoned musicians, ...

Winter Safety Awareness Week starts today

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Winter Safety Awareness Week, which starts today, serves as a reminder for all Ohioans to take steps to be better prepared for winter before it’s too late. Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness recognize Nov. 17-23 as Winter Safety Awareness Week. “Winter ...

Baby injured in house fire remains in hospital ICU

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Staff report STRUTHERS — An infant burned in a large house fire near the intersection of Sexton Street and Dogwood Drive in Struthers around 4 p.m. Friday was flown to Akron Children’s Hospital, according to reports. Police told 21-WFMJ that the infant boy was in the intensive care ...

Swanston Fund establishes new priorities for its charitable work

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YOUNGSTOWN — The William Swanston Charitable Fund has changed its request for proposals — establishing health and wellness, education and children’s services as new priorities for the 2019-20 grantmaking year. The William Swanston Charitable Fund, established in 1919, is the legacy of a ...

Property transfers

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Property transfers recorded in Mahoning County Nov. 5-12: Austintown James A. London and Debra A. London to Tyler James Minkewicz, 225 Parkgate Ave., $82,500 Sarah M. Baker to Brad W. Weingart, 3138 Diana Drive, $71,000 Jason and Rachel Pryce to Sarah Rose Wilson, 1984 Innwood Drive, ...

Police blotter – Poland Village

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Police activity reported Nov. 2-10: Nov. 10, 1:54 a.m. — Jacob R. Smith, 19, 18 S. Pleasant Ave., Niles, was charged with driving while under suspension, and was cited for a seatbelt violation and speeding (41 in a 25 zone), and Nina R. Dubecky, 18, of the same address, was cited for a ...

Nunes criticizes Dems, media

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YOUNGSTOWN — U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking Republican on the House committee conducting an impeachment inquiry into the president, strongly defended Donald Trump saying there’s no evidence he did anything wrong. “Just when you thought the Russia hoax was done and (Democrats had) ...

Couple steps in to save Boardman bakery, workers

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of a series of Saturday profiles of area residents and their stories. To suggest a profile, contact features editor Burton Cole at bcole@tribtoday.com. BOARDMAN — Most entrepreneurs who purchase a small business look first at its bottom line: Is it making money? ...