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2 charged in YSU lockdown incident

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YOUNGSTOWN — Police have charged both men involved in a fight that led to the lockdown Monday at Youngstown State University. Robert Allen and Dennis Hubert are charged with inducing panic, according to court records. The school was locked down for nearly two hours after Hubert ...

Fri. 9:21 a.m.: Trump says Mueller and Comey are ‘Best Friends’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is marking what's expected to be a busy day for special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation by launching a Twitter broadside against the prosecutor and his team. Mueller faces court deadlines in two pivotal cases today, and ex-FBI Director ...

County requests extension in lawsuit

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WARREN — Trumbull County commissioners have requested more time to reply to a Warren city lawsuit in connection to the debt owed to it for the treatment of wastewater from Lordstown and Champion. On Nov. 2, Warren filed a lawsuit against the county for payment for the treatment of ...

Trumbull Board of Elections hiring

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WARREN — The Trumbull County Board of Elections is taking applications for an election specialist. The position pays $11.96 per hour and offers county benefits. Applicants should submit a letter of indicating an interest in full-time, part-time or both statuses. Applicants should mail, ...

Fri. 8:43 a.m.: Columbus Zoo announces birth of baby elephant

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POWELL (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has announced the birth of a baby elephant. The zoo says the Asian elephant, born Thursday, appears strong. Its sex has not yet been determined because the zoo is giving it time to bond with its mother, Phoebe. It is the first elephant born at ...

Nation bids farewell to George H.W. Bush

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WASHINGTON — The nation bid goodbye to George H.W. Bush with high praise, cannon salutes and gentle humor Wednesday, celebrating the life of the Texan who embraced a lifetime of service in Washington and was the last president to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked ...

Farm bureau sets pace on ag advocacy

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Even though I get paid to promote and support Farm Bureau, many people also forget I’m a member first and foremost. Today, I’m wearing both hats and I’m gonna share my favorite parts of farm bureau. If I left this job today, you can bet I’d be an active volunteer in the county. Farm ...

Brown, Portman, Ryan meet with GM CEO

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WASHINGTON — General Motors CEO Mary Barra told legislators Wednesday she has an open mind about the Lordstown GM’s future, but wants to be careful not to elevate expectations, Sen. Rob Portman said following a meeting in Washington. Portman, a Republican, and Democratic Sen. Sherrod ...

Santa at the Square set for Saturday night

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KINSMAN CELEBRATION: Kinsman Township will hold Santa at the Square 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the center gazebo. There will be a parade at 5 p.m. from the Kinsman Methodist Church to the center, where Santa will meet with children. HANUKKAH PROGRAM: The Akiva Academy will celebrate Hanukkah in a ...

Claudia Hoerig files grievance for nail clippers

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WARREN — For accused murderer Claudia Hoerig, not having nail clippers to cut her toe nails represents a form of discrimination being levied against her because she is a Brazilian accused of killing an American military man. Hoerig filed a grievance Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas ...

County employee in fatal crash, put on leave

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WARREN — An employee of the Trumbull County Combined Health District is on paid administrative leave after striking a man and killing him as he backed out of a parking space in a county car while on the job, according to county officials and a police report. Roosevelt Abraham George Jr., ...

Agenda

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• SOUTHINGTON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting 6 p.m. today at township hall on a resolution on a 1-mill levy. • HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold special meeting 12:30 p.m. Friday at the administration building to review a presentation by PlugSmart, energy consultants, ...

Realtors stay positive amid GM uncertainty

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WARREN — Although some agencies already have fielded calls from GM Lordstown workers about selling their homes, area realtors are saying it’s too soon to know the effect the plant’s “unallocated” status will have on the local real estate market. “It is too early to tell how the ...

Thurs. 12:45 p.m.: YSU board extends Tressel’s contract

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YOUNGSTOWN - The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees and President Jim Tressel agreed today to a contract extension for another year through June 2020. "By every measure, President Tressel has excelled in leading YSU over the past four years," Trustee Chair Dee Crawford said. "His ...

Tickets available for campus event on Pearl Harbor Day

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CHAMPION — It’s not too late to obtain free tickets to attend a program — “Pearl Harbor Day and Beyond” — honoring those who served in World War II. The celebration’s main show will begin at 6 p.m. Friday in the auditorium of the administration building on the campus of Kent ...

Thurs. 12:30 p.m.: Transition help offered for GM workers

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LORDSTOWN - The Lordstown Transition Center is now open at the UAW 1112 Hall at 11471 Reuther Drive, Warren, Ohio to serve GM workers, contractors, and spouses impacted by the GM Lordstown reduction of workforce earlier this year and for the upcoming 2019 layoffs. The Lordstown Transition ...

‘Christmas in the Square’ returns to Warren Friday

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WARREN — “Christmas in the Square” will be “bigger than ever” as the annual event returns Friday to downtown Warren. According to event organizer Kisha Jackson, last year’s event attracted hundreds to Courthouse Square, while this year, she expects close to 1,500 attendees. ...

Hubbard Twp. survey to find out why levy lost

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — Saying it was the first police levy to fail in the 40-year history of the township police department, trustees now plan to find out why registered voters reacted negatively toward the 3.5-mill additional continuing police protection and emergency medical service ...