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Hubbard hosts holiday drive-thru

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HUBBARD — Since the annual Hubbard Christmas parade had to be canceled this year because of the pandemic, city and school officials came up with an alternative idea providing a drive-by visit to see Santa and Mrs. Claus. Mayor Ben Kyle said Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived by firetruck and sat ...

14 arrested in Liberty human trafficking sting

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LIBERTY - Fourteen men were arrested during a single-day human trafficking operation that targeted individuals seeking to buy sex via the internet, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Liberty Township Police Chief Toby Meloro announced today. The operation, which took place Sunday,s conducted ...

Local nurse discusses COVID conditions at Youngstown hospital

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During a rare Monday press conference, Gov. Mike DeWine today invited a Youngstown-based nurse to speak about conditions at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Lisa Burich, emergency room team leader at the Mercy Health hospital, said health care workers are "bogged down," at capacity and are ...

YSU establishes Centofanti School of Nursing

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YOUNGSTOWN - Youngstown State University's Nursing department is getting a new name - the James and Coralie Centofanti School of Nursing. "With this naming, James and Coralie Centofanti's hard work and generosity will live for generations through the countless students who come to YSU to ...

Teachers union wants Ohio in-person classes suspended

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WARREN - The Ohio Education Association is calling for immediate suspension of all in-person student instruction through Jan. 11 due to surging COVID-19 numbers. In a prepared statement, the OEA announced this recommendation was adopted by the union's board of directors late last week. As a ...

UK readies for ‘V-Day,’ its 1st shots in war on coronavirus

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LONDON (AP) — It's been dubbed "V-Day" in Britain — recalling the D-Day landings in France that marked the start of the final push in World War II to defeat Nazi Germany. A week after the U.K. became the first Western country to authorize widespread use of a vaccine against COVID-19, it ...

Wall Street’s big rally taps the brakes; most US stocks slip

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are taking a pause from their big recent rally, and most stocks on Wall Street are edging lower this morning following mixed and mostly muted movements for markets overseas. The S&P 500 was 0.1 percent lower in midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial ...