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Governor taking a wait-and-see stance on the ‘Youngstown Plan’

Opinion: With several school districts facing a possible state takeover in the next two years, House Bill 70,



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Trump reiterates messages to GM, UAW in Canton

Gov. Mike DeWine greets Trump as he arrives at Akron-Canton Airport on Wednesday for a late-evening fundraiser in Canton.


‘Whack job’: Trump escalates feud with Conway’s husband

President Donald Trump is escalating an awkward public fight with the husband of a top aide


Trump buddies up with Bolsonaro, the ‘Trump of the Tropics’

President Donald Trump welcomed Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to the White House Tuesday and made clear that flattery pays


Ohio secretary of state ‘open’ to expanding weekend early-voting days, but happy with current structure

His office mailed about 270,000 registration forms to those removed from voter rolls for infrequent voting


Mahoning Democrats back Limbian over Hume in Youngstown judicial race

The party made endorsements in Youngstown council races as well as the Struthers primary.


Sunday news shows

Sunday news shows Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: To be announced.


Court filing: Ex-Trump aide Gates continues to cooperate

Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates is not ready to be sentenced because he’s continuing to cooperate with “several ongoing investigations”


Mahoning County to get $2.35 million for voting equipment

The equipment will be ready for the November election


Sen. Birch Bayh, author of Title IX law, dies at 91

Family: Former US Sen. Birch Bayh of Indiana, author of the landmark federal Title IX sports law, has died at age 91


Democratic lawmakers grill Ross on citizenship question

Democratic lawmakers on a House oversight panel accused Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday of orchestrating the efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census


O’Rourke begins 2020 bid with big crowds, centrist message

Beto O’Rourke has jumped into the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race and made his first visit to Iowa, which kicks off presidential nomination season


Senate GOP effort on Trump border wall seems to fall short

A late Republican effort to prevent President Donald Trump from an awkward Senate defeat over his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border seems to be collapsing


Trump’s cuts to Medicare hospital payments trigger an outcry

Candidate Trump promised not to cut Medicare but his payment cuts to hospitals prompt an outcry


Democrats: Milwaukee convention choice shows party values

The Democratic National Committee has selected Milwaukee to host the 2020 national convention


As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care

The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump’s watch and few in Washington seem to care


Trump signed Bibles. Heresy? Many religious leaders say no

Many religious leaders say President Donald Trump was just doing what he could to raise spirits when he signed Bibles at an Alabama church for survivors of a deadly tornado outbreak


2020 Democrats flock to trendy SXSW festival in Texas

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren defends her call to break up tech giants during appearance at South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas


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Brown out as presidential candidate

He said the best place for him to be effective is in the Senate.


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Governor doesn’t mention Lordstown GM plant in State of the State

Valley legislators say they’re disappointed by the omission.


Governor selects J.P. Morgan as Mahoning County Court judge

He’ll have to run for the seat in the November 2020 election