Austintown trustees laud team

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AUSTINTOWN — The Austintown Township trustees recognized the Austintown Little League 10U softball team, which was named state champion for the first time since 1980. The trustees gave each girl a certificate and a gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods. The team beat Poland 14-2 in the state ...

Missing 12-year-old found

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YOUNGSTOWN — A 12-year-old boy who was reported missing was found safe, according to a news release Sunday from the Youngstown Police Department. Capt. Jason Simon, chief of detectives, announced that Mason Thompson was found Sunday with friends and is now back in the care of his family. ...

KSU requires masks again

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Kent State University says it has brought back its mask mandate for all facilities, including Kent State at Trumbull and Salem, because of high community COVID-19 levels. Youngstown State University, meanwhile, has no mask mandate — but urges masking in indoor spaces. “This is a ...

Gun reported stolen from vehicle

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YOUNGSTOWN — Police are investigating the report of a gun stolen from a vehicle parked in the 3400 block of Wayside Drive on Sunday. A report states the front and passenger doors of the vehicle were left ajar. Missing is a Smith and Wesson MP Shield model handgun. The incident took place ...

US inflation will likely stay high even as gas prices fall

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans may finally be catching a break from relentlessly surging prices — if just a slight one — even as inflation is expected to remain painfully high for months. Thanks largely to falling gas prices, the government's inflation report for July, to be released ...

Kenan Thompson of ‘SNL’ to host Sept. 12 Emmy Awards

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran "Saturday Night Live" cast member Kenan Thompson will host next month's Emmy Awards. "Being a part of this incredible evening where we honor the best of the television community is ridiculously exciting, and to do it on NBC – my longtime network family – makes ...