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Gas price rises following attack

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The weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities that caused crude oil prices to spike earlier this week has made its way down to consumers at the pump. The average price for regular gasoline in the Warren-Youngstown area leapt 9 cents Wednesday to settle at $2.73 per gallon, but still that’s ...

Canfield board gets heat

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CANFIELD — It was a packed house on Wednesday for the Canfield Board of Education meeting, with many parents angry about a student threat they believe was not handled properly. The threat happened at Canfield Middle School when a student threatened to shoot another student in the head 16 ...

Deal in place for air reserve station gate project

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WARREN — The Western Reserve Port Authority last month gave its executive director the power to negotiate a property sale agreement needed to bolster security at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station. On Wednesday, the board gave John Moliterno the power to execute the agreement. “We’ve ...

Winbush’s aunt files report with YPD

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YOUNGSTOWN — The aunt of Tracey Winbush told police that her niece improperly took several kitchen appliances, light fixtures, new kitchen cabinets and a central air conditioner unit from her residence. But Winbush, a Mahoning County Board of Elections member and president of the Ohio Black ...

Ambulance company case now up to jury

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YOUNGSTOWN — It’s now up to a jury to decide if ambulance company employees miscarried their duties the night a woman was killed and another was brutally beaten in a home where a medical alert device was pressed. Attorneys on Wednesday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court gave closing ...

Former Hubbard firefighter gets probation

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WARREN — Former Eagle Joint Fire District Lt. Richard S. Wittkugle was given two years of probation, ordered to repay overpayments he received and ordered to do 200 hours of community service for altering the number of fire calls he responded to. The sentencing came during a hearing ...

Vindicator archives are back online

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YOUNGSTOWN — The archives of The Vindicator, which ceased publication in downtown Youngstown on Aug. 31 after 150 years, are back online. Visitors to www.vindyarchives.com may access past news stories and local sports, as well as entertainment coverage. Also available are past editorials, ...

WRTA has free rides for medical clinic

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YOUNGSTOWN — To support access to a free medical clinic Saturday and Sunday at the Covelli Centre, the Western Reserve Transit Authority is providing free rides all day Saturday. The parking lot at the center will open at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, when people can queue up and wait for tickets ...

Canfield student is merit semifinalist

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CANFIELD — National Merit Scholarship officials announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Canfield High School student Audra Pesko was named a semifinalist. As a result, she will be in contention for one of 7,600 ...