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Early exit in baja race for Endurance

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LORDSTOWN — Lordstown Motors Corp. gained valuable insight into the performance of its battery-powered pickup despite not finishing the grueling SCORE San Felipe 250 baja race, according to the company. The truck, an off-road version of the startup’s Endurance, made it less than 40 miles ...

Earlier sentences affected by life ban

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Juveniles in Ohio no longer can be sentenced to life in prison without parole, in most cases. Ohio joined 23 other states with similar bans a week ago, and appears to be part of a national movement to give juvenile offenders a second chance. The U.S. Supreme Court in 2005 banned the death ...

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MERIDIAN GETS GRANTS: Meridian HealthCare recently received $148,386 from the Use of Community Partners funding to provide prevention education, a sensory room and parenting classes to the children and families Meridian serves in the community. Meridian also received $195,156 from the Use of ...

Agenda

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• CHAMPION BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the K-8 School cafeteria. • CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will have a special meeting 6 p.m. today at the high school community room. • CORTLAND COUNCIL will meet 7 p.m. today at the municipal building. • HUBBARD COUNCIL ...

Woman returns to face sex charges

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WARREN — A former Liberty woman — who in March 2020 was indicted on sex charges involving a 3-year-old — has been brought back to Trumbull County from a federal prison in Arizona to face prosecution in the year-old case. Candis Wynn, 34, formerly of Lucretia Drive, Liberty, was booked ...

State’s COVID-19 case numbers dip Sunday

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,076 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 1,053,175 cases since the pandemic began. Hospitalizations on Sunday increased by 27 to 54,897. In its most recent update Friday, the ODH reported an additional 74 deaths, ...

Medici expansion nearing completion

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HOWLAND — A $1.6 million expansion of Medici Museum of Art is nearing completion and should be open to the public in early June. The expansion doubles the number of galleries at the East Market Street location from five to 10 and will include a gift shop and larger classroom space and ...

Employee sues city over alleged harassment

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WARREN — A 18-year employee of the city of Warren Utilities Department has sued the city over losing her shift leader position after taking family leave and then being harassed unfairly in her new position as assistant administrator. Megan Stanislaw, who lives on West Avenue NW, through her ...

Mancini booked for Robins event

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WARREN — The Robins Theatre in Warren will host an event with Youngstown boxing legend Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini on May 22. “Stories from the Corner: A Night with Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini” will feature the former lightweight boxing champion talking about his career in the ring and as ...

Scouts help residents with new blessing box

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BRISTOL — Members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 80827 have added a bright yellow blessing box at the township center park that will provide food and other items to people in need. The box was unveiled Sunday by the third- and fourth-grade Scouts, who gathered at the park with their families. ...

Harvard alumni protest possible McKinley honorary degree

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley’s U.S. presidency. The New York Times reported in its April 20, 1901, edition that Harvard University was considering conferring an Honorary Doctor of Law degree to President ...

On the record: Maplewood

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WHAT: Board of Education meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Tom Donaldson, Tami Morrison, Dan Denman, Kevin Blair and Dan Schwartz The board: • Heard from Superintendent Perry Nicholas that the Ohio High School Athletic Association will be requiring the 617 member schools to pay a fee starting ...

Earth Day recycling event set Thursday

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WARREN — The Tribune Chronicle will host its annual Earth Day recycling collection 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday in the rear parking lot of the Tribune Chronicle, at the corner of Vine Avenue SE and South Street SE. There will be no on-site shredding service, but items still can be brought for ...

Murder case against ex-cop in Floyd’s death goes to the jury

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The murder case against former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd went to the jury this afternoon in a city on edge against round of unrest like the one that erupted last year over the video of the Black man pinned to the pavement with Chauvin's knee on his ...

Projects to close roads today

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Various roads will be closed starting today for bridge and culvert projects. • In Southington, Hoffman Norton Road between Geauga Portage Easterly Road and Countyline Turnpike Road will be closed today through Wednesday for two culvert replacements. The Trumbull County Engineer’s Office ...

High court turns down Polivka’s bid for election appeal

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The Ohio Supreme Court today dismissed the legal appeal of former Trumbull County Commissioner Dan Polivka filed following his defeat by challanger, Niki Frenchko in the November general election. Frenchko, a Republican, defeated then-incumbent Democrat Polivka by 4.5 percentage points Nov. ...

On the record: Southington

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WHAT: Township trustees meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Cindy Speaker, Dan Tietz and Marlene Russomanno Trustees: • Are seeking costs for engineering work from Hess Engineering for possibly putting in a new septic system at the fire department; • Received a donation of 12 American flags ...

Fire reported at Howland restaurant

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HOWLAND - An investigation is ongoing after a fire broke out inside a wall at the Chophouse restautant in Howland Monday afternoon. Kitchen staff was preparing for the restaurant's daily opening when the fire was found, said Howland Fire Chief James Pantalone. Crews took out the wall to ...