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Siblings arrested on resisting, assault charges

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WARREN — A woman who called police after her brother took her car without permission was arrested after she jumped on officers’ backs in an attempt to stop them from arresting him. Keosha D. Dupree, 22, 2880 Northwest Blvd. NW, called police Saturday, stating her brother, Kevin Dupree, ...

Tue. 8:31 a.m.: Trump’s AG pick to steer through hearing today

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee will have to navigate his confirmation hearing skillfully, emphasizing his support for Trump's policies while assuring Democrats he will act independently and won't interfere with the special counsel's Russia ...

Dewine takes office

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COLUMBUS — Flank-ed by family and close friends, Mike DeWine became Ohio’s 70th governor shortly after midnight today in a private ceremony at his farm near Cedarville. Sworn in by his son, Ohio Supreme Court Judge Pat DeWine, DeWine, 72, took the oath of office with his hand on a ...

Business briefs

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PENN OK’S SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM: The board of directors at Pennsylvania-based Penn National Gaming, which operates Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown, approved a new $200 million share repurchase program. The new two-year authorization, which will expire Dec. 31, ...

Seeing Eye

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MEMORIES OF A LIFETIME: Kuzman’s Polka Band Summit Jammers will perform 10 a.m. Saturday at a polka party at the “Memories of a Lifetime” at the William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society. The event will be held at Kravitz’s Deli Meeting Room, 3135 Belmont Ave., Liberty. Featured ...

Warren to obtain new sidewalks

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WARREN — Two sidewalk projects and a traffic signal evaluation will begin this year and primarily will be paid for with federal and state dollars. In the first project, there will be new curbs, sidewalks and drive approach for the full length of Harmon Avenue. Pedestrian enhancement ...

Agenda

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• NILES BOARD OF EDUCATION organizational meeting 6 p.m. today at the administration building; special meeting 6:15 p.m. • LAKEVIEW BOARD OF EDUCATION meets 5:45 p.m. today at the high school media center. • LaBRAE BOARD OF EDUCATION organizational meeting 5:30 p.m. at the LaBrae ...

Students show school spirit

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LIBERTY — While they receive help with math, reading and other school work, students who attend the Liberty Local School District’s after-school program also take part in extracurricular activities including showing school spirit at a recent high school varsity basketball game. The ...

Learning life through chess

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NILES — Each Saturday morning, those passing through the food court at the Eastwood Mall in Niles will likely see adults and children playing games of chess as part of the Chess is Life program. Jeff Butts, co-creator of Chess is Life with Myles Jay, said in addition to the chess lessons ...

The McKinley election could have spawned ‘Oz’

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Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 121st anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. The 1890s was the inspiration for “The Wizard of Oz” My talk for the Niles McKinley Memorial Library’s upcoming celebration of President William ...

Rally held for man shot by police

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NILES — More than 50 people gathered Sunday afternoon for a 45-minute rally outside the Niles police station to remember and show support for Matthew Burroughs, 35, who was killed Jan. 2 in an officer-related shooting. Rally attendees held signs and chanted for justice for ...

Police cruiser involved in crash

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HOWLAND — A Warren city police cruiser and another vehicle were involved in an accident Saturday night in Howland. Dispatchers reported the cruiser and the other vehicle, a Mustang, were involved in the accident at 7:45 p.m. at the intersection of Ridge Road and Orchard Avenue. Reports ...

Mon. 10:02 a.m.: Top auto awards go to Hyundai and Ram

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DETROIT (AP) — The Hyundai Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona and the Ram pickup have received North American car, sport utility and truck of the year awards. The awards were announced this morning at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This year's car finalists also included ...

Car collides with tractor-trailer

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WEATHERSFIELD — The Ohio State Highway Patrol and Weathersfield safety crews were called out Sunday evening after a car and a tractor-trailer collided. A 911 spokesman said a call was received around 8 p.m. about the head-on collision near the Waffle House on Salt Springs Road near ...

Mon. 9:48 a.m.: Jury selection underway in Hoerig murder trial

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WARREN — Jury selection is underway this morning in the murder trial of Claudia Hoerig, accused of shooting her husband to death in 2007 in their Newton Falls home. Instead of orange jail coveralls that she wore to court for various pretrial hearings over the last several months, Hoerig is ...

On the record – Hubbard

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WHAT: City council meeting Jan. 7 PRESENT: Bill Williams, Bonnie Viele, Tim O’Hara, Lisha Pompili-Baumiller, Michael Toda, Justin Silvidi, Jerome Crowe, Ben Kyle and Mayor John Darko Council: • Heard from Darko the Trumbull County engineer’s project to replace the Myron Street ...

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