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Workers call GM deal a ‘betrayal’

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LORDSTOWN — With a tentative four-year agreement between United Auto Workers and General Motors, the worst fear of UAW Local 1112 members was realized Thursday when details of the proposal were released publicly — the Lordstown assembly plant will close for sure. Local union and other ...

Event to support training for vets’ service animals

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WALK TO HELP ANIMALS: New Life K9s will hold a 5K run and walk starting at 9 a.m. Sunday at Trumbull County Fairgrounds. The pet-filled day of fun event will include vendors, Chinese auction, 50-50 raffle and food trucks. Money raised will support the training of service animals for veterans ...

Shawn Riley indicted for August hostage situation

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WARREN — A Trumbull County grand jury indicted Shawn M. Riley on 16 charges Thursday that could put him in prison the rest of his life. He is accused of holding his three children and their mother hostage for several hours at the Highland Terrace Apartments on Aug. 27. To convince Judge ...

Planning director Trish Nuskievicz placed back on leave

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WARREN — The executive director of the Trumbull County Planning Commission came back from medical leave Thursday, but was placed on paid administrative leave the same day. Trish Nuskievicz is the director of the commission, but was on medical leave since July 2018. She wasn’t paid any of ...

Dusting for prints and more in Howland’s forensics class

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HOWLAND — Real-life forensics is nothing like it is in the movies, said Howland High School forensics teacher Jason Lee. The semester-long class is being taught for the third time by Lee, who studied forensics in college for two years before switching to a teaching track. This week, ...

Defense wants trial moved in Niles case

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NILES — Attorneys for Ryan M. Daniels Sr., set to go to trial Nov. 12 and accused of accidentally shooting a Niles woman to death outside of a Niles tavern, is citing pretrial publicity in asking that the trial be moved outside of Trumbull County. The filing states “extensive and ...

Woman accused of threatening to kill kids

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WARREN — La’Nesha L. Workman, 25, of Ogden Avenue NW is expected to be arraigned today in Warren Municipal Court on unspecified charges, accused of biting the hand of police officer Thad Stephenson and kicking him in the groin. She also is accused of spitting at officer Brandon ...

Niles to search for interim treasurer

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NILES — After a more than two-hour executive session following Thursday’s Board of Education meeting, the board moved to grant district treasurer Lori Hudzik unpaid leave through Nov. 18, and to post an opening for an interim treasurer position. The board placed Hudzik on “unrequested ...

Shoplifter flees grocery store

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WARREN — A man seen putting numerous packages of meat into the waistband of his pants at the North Park Avenue Save A Lot store was questioned about it and removed some of the packages, but he then pushed the store security guard and ran from the store, according to a police report. He ...

Man indicted for ramming cruiser

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WARREN — Maurice L. Cox, 31, of Comstock Street NE, was indicted Thursday on three counts of felonious assault and two counts of failure to comply with the orders of a police officer for an Aug. 26 chase from Howland into Warren. A grand jury refused to indict him on charges of obstructing ...

Falls to meet on restraining order

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NEWTON FALLS — The Newton Falls Board of Education will hold a special meeting 7 a.m. Saturday in the superintendent’s conference room to take action on a resolution authorizing litigation filing to dissolve the temporary restraining order that keeps the board from taking any action to sell ...

Fri. 9:27 a.m.: Trump hails Syria cease-fire agreement

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — President Donald Trump framed the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal with Turkey as "a great day for civilization," but its effect was largely to mitigate a foreign policy crisis widely seen to be of his own making. After hours of negotiation in Ankara, the two nations on ...

Fri. 8:57 a.m.: Pompeo seeks to reassure Israel amid Syria turmoil

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JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Israel's prime minister today to reaffirm the countries' close ties at a time when many in Israel fear the Trump administration intends to cut and run from the Middle East. The meeting came a day after a U.S. delegation led by ...

GM, union strike deal

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NORTH JACKSON — When news of a tentative new contract between striking United Auto Workers and General Motors broke Wednesday afternoon from Detroit, the phone at UAW Local 1112’s hall here started to ring. The calls were from union members hungry for details about how the proposal ...

Losing teaches important lessons

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I know that many times my teaching life crosses over into my farm column and I apologize for that, but I see so many corollaries that sometimes it is scary. Tonight, however, my coaching life and my agricultural life have hit an intersection and it is still a sore topic for me, but one that ...

Tim Ryan’s struggles with fundraising continue

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WARREN — The financial news for U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan on the congressional front isn’t any better than it is for his presidential campaign. Ryan, D-Howland, reported raising $42,883.03 during the third quarter — the lowest amount of any incumbent member of Congress in Ohio. It’s one of ...

Sarcoidosis awareness event set for Sunday

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GIRARD — Stone of Help Inc. a 501c3 nonprofit tax exempt organization established in 2016 to address the disease sarcoidosis and at-risk youth, is sponsoring the Sarcoidosis Awareness Outreach third annual banquet at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Mahoning Country Club, 710 E. Liberty St., ...