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Man arraigned in rape of girl, 9

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WARREN — Larry Lee Cole Sr., 65, was arraigned Thursday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court on two charges of felony rape after allegedly sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl in a March 9 incident. Cole is being held at the Trumbull County Jail with bond set at $500,000. He is due ...

Alcohol involved in Liberty hit-skip

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LIBERTY — Alcohol was involved in a hit-skip Wednesday afternoon in which a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle, according to police. Police stopped the car that struck the victim on East Madison Avenue shortly after the incident, which took place around 6:25 p.m. Police made an ...

Mercy Health suspends bills for COVID-19-related patients

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Staff report Mercy Health has suspended all COVID-19-related patient statements and bills to help patients and communities manage the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The decision applies to all points of care within the Mercy Health system, from hospitals in Warren, Boardman and ...

Niles auditor goes remote

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NILES — Effective today, the Niles Auditor’s Office will be working remotely to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to Auditor Giovanne Merlo. “The citizens of Niles can be assured their auditor’s office is still working and we are monitoring our finances through this ...

Pope prays for ‘fragile’ humanity needing help in pandemic

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Praying in a desolately empty St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis today likened the coronavirus pandemic to a storm laying bare illusions that people can be self-sufficient and instead leaves "all of us fragile and disoriented" and needing each other's help and ...

Stores set special hours for seniors, others

COVID-19

Seeking to accommodate senior citizens, pregnant women and others with special health needs or disabilities, several local store chains are offering special morning hours. The earlier times typically have fewer shoppers, and the stores are freshly cleaned. Judy Nemenz Gabriel, president ...

Trumbull County on the record

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WHAT: Trumbull Career and Technical Center Board of Education meeting March 12 PRESENT: Cheryl Basista, Aaron Brazofsky, Ronda Bonekovic, Kelly Boyle, Carla Click, Debra Davis, Dan Denman, Diana DeVito, Robert Faulkner, Don Galbreath, Albert Haberstroh, Tom Hart, Sue Ellen Harris-Davis, ...

US eyes new outbreaks as infections worldwide top 575,000

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans rushed to build a makeshift hospital in its convention center today as troubling new outbreaks bubbled in the United States, deaths surged in Italy and Spain and the world warily trudged through the pandemic that has sickened more than a half-million ...

Newton Falls on the record

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WHAT: Village council meeting March 16 PRESENT: Zachary Svette, John Baryak, Lyle Waddell, Sandra Breymaier, Tarry Alberini and Mayor Kenneth Kline Council:; • Heard from Village Manager David Lynch the village is expected to mark the first time in its history to receive state ...

TCESC seeks to fill board opening

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NILES — The Trumbull County Educational Service Center is looking to fill another opening on its governing board. This week, the board appointed Albert Haberstroh, and now is looking for a replacement for Alan Ryan, who resigned. Letters of interest and resume from individuals in filling ...

Trump accuses GM of overpromising on breathing machines

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DETROIT (AP) - President Donald Trump attacked General Motors today, alleging that the company promised to build thousands more breathing machines than it can deliver for coronavirus patients and that it wants too much money for them. "As usual with 'this' General Motors, things just never ...

Niles court gets emergency technology grant

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NILES — The Niles Municipal Court will get new remote video conferencing capabilities that will help the court remain operational while safeguarding public health, thanks to an emergency technology grant from the Supreme Court of Ohio. The $12,133 grant was announced Thursday in ...

Italy is 2nd country to pass Chinese virus case total

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LONDON (AP) — Italy today became the second country to overtake China in coronavirus infections, reaching 86,498 cases on the same day it recorded its single biggest leap in coronavirus deaths, with 969 more victims. The gruesome milestones nevertheless came on the day that Italian health ...