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Dems renew vote-by-mail push

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WASHINGTON — Democrats want to bolster mail-in voting and take other steps to make balloting easier this November in the next round of congressional efforts to revive the economy and battle the coronavirus pandemic, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday. Pelosi’s still-evolving ...

Jobless numbers continue to grow

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Nearly 700,000 Ohioans and 16.8 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits in the past three weeks because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which continues to strangle the local, state and national economies. Jobless numbers Thursday from the Ohio Department of Job and Family ...

1 injured, 1 arrested in Bristol shooting

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BRISTOL — The Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Thursday afternoon shooting at a home on Hyde Oakfield Road that sent one man to the hospital. A police report states officers were called at 4:30 p.m. to the 1300 block of Hyde Oakfield Road NW about a man being shot. ...

Bishop faces his 3rd bout with leukemia

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YOUNGSTOWN — Just a few months after returning to work at the Diocese of Youngstown offices, Bishop George Murry’s leukemia has returned and he is undergoing treatment as an outpatient at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. Officials with the Diocese of Youngstown announced on Holy ...

Amish wedding investigated

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WARREN — When it comes down to love or the law, it seems the law will prevail. Inspectors from the Trumbull County Combined Health District reported more than 10 people attended a wedding reception Thursday afternoon in Mesopotamia. Authorities plan to issue citations to the people who ...

Health agencies offer tips for drive-up religious services

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Health agencies on Wednesday provided guidance for churches considering drive-up religious services, both for Easter weekend and thereafter. The Columbus City Health Department offered its recommendations, which are supported by the Trumbull County Combined Health District. Here are some ...

Salem man arraigned

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WARREN — A Salem man, who says he lives with his mother, on Thursday pleaded not guilty to charges in a 20-count indictment that includes 14 rape charges involving three minor children. Brandon Schultheis, 37, of 31270 Hartley Road, appeared before Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Ronald ...

Drug defendant gets indefinite prison term

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WARREN — A Warren man received an indefinite three- to four-and a-half-year sentence on a conviction in a seven-count felony drug case. David J. Adams, 35, of 385 Oak Knoll Ave. SE, apologized to his children before Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Ronald J. Rice pronounced sentence. ...

Man gets two-year sentence for violation

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WARREN — A Warren man was given a 24-month prison sentence Thursday after he pleaded guilty to a probation violation stemming from a 2017 felony case involving a weapon and stolen property. Tayjhon Baugh Jr., 21, of Thomas Road, was reprimanded by Judge Ronald J. Rice for being kicked out of ...

Mayor orders parks closed in McDonald

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McDONALD — Mayor Glen Puckett closed parks in the village Wednesday, including pavilions, baseball fields and parking areas, in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. “I cannot emphasize enough the severity of the pandemic,” Puckett wrote in a letter to citizens. “People in this ...

Easter Bunny to drive through Cortland

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CORTLAND — The Easter Bunny will drive through Cortland neighborhoods starting at noon Saturday, according to Peak Performance Physical Therapy. The Easter Bunny will be riding in the back of a truck to practice social distancing and is set to pass through the following neighborhoods: ...

Niles

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WHAT: Special city council meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Council President Robert Marino, Michael Lastic, Barry Profato, Al Cantola, Linda Marchese, Sheri Smith, Doug Sollitto and Mayor Steve Mientkiewicz ABSENT: Ryan McNaughton Council: l Excused McNaughton, who had a work commitment; l ...

Hartford

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Phil Wilhlem and Mike Bridge ABSENT: Rebecca Whitman Trustees: l Approved Don Groubert for lawn mowing services at the four cemeteries and the township center / park at $1,500 per mowing; l Passed a resolution to sign a change in the ...

Champion

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Monday PRESENT: Brian Bugos, Doug Emerine and Bill Templeton Trustees: l Recognized Champion police officers Richard Goldner and Robert Koehler and Warren police for apprehending two suspects involved in burglaries of homes March 23 and 29 in the township; ...

Braceville

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WHAT: Township trustee meeting Tuesday PRESENT: Jeff Tucker, Aaron Young and Dennis Kuchta Trustees: l Will ask the Trumbull County Council of Governments to consider a proposal for the demolition of a property at 5314 Shanks Phalanx Road. The COG has provided funding to Niles for the ...

Searching for volunteers

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BB/BS USE VIDEO: During this time of social distancing, school closings and stress related to the coronavirus crisis, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mahoning Valley is using video interviewing for prospective Big Brothers and Big Sisters. They and their Littles will only communicate virtually ...

Fri. 10:16 a.m.: Global pact to contain oil price crash takes shape

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The OPEC oil cartel and nations including Russia have agreed to boost oil prices by cutting as much as 10 million barrels a day in production, or a tenth of global supply. More countries, including the United States, were discussing this morning their own ...

Weathersfield murder case continued until summer

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WARREN — The Weathersfield man accused of shooting his roommate to death last month will not go to trial on the murder charge at least until summer. Ian Payne, 29, of Barcelona Drive, appeared for a pre-trial hearing Thursday before Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Ronald J. Rice. The ...