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Crowded GOP field seeks to challenge Ryan

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WARREN — Seven Republicans are running in Tuesday’s primary for their party’s nomination to the 13th Congressional District seat. The candidates are Christina M. Hagan of Marlboro Township, Louis G. Lyras of Campbell, Robert J. Santos of Austintown, Duane Hennen of Warren, Robert A. ...

FOP demands answers to records requests

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HUBBARD TOWNSHIP— The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 85 is demanding answers from township trustees to its public records requests. A conciliation meeting, to determine whether the police department will remain intact, is set for April 10. The FOP put in another records request with ...

Canceled classes, voting with Q-tips: Virus concerns grow

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cancellations and closings are sweeping across Ohio as coronavirus concerns grow. A look at developments related to the virus that causes COVID-19 as the state tests for additional cases after confirming its first five, and after Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine ordered schools ...

Ohio shuts schools for three weeks

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Gov. Mike DeWine has announced that children in the state will have an extended spring break of three weeks, beginning Monday. The decision, he said, was made after consulting with health experts and will be reviewed as part of the state's ongoing response to COVID-19, which includes limiting ...

ClarkDietrich enters joint venture

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WARREN — Ohio-based ClarkDietrich and Hadley Group, a global cold-rolled steel company, are partnering to form CDH Custom Roll Form in Warren. Offices and manufacturing facilities are expected to be fully operational by June 1. The joint-venture company manufactures component and custom ...

SEEING EYE: COVID-19 concern brings cancellation of USA dance

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DANCE CANCELED: USA Dance Club Youngstown-Warren Chapter 2015 has canceled its Sunday dance due to concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19. The next dance will be 5 p.m. May 17 and will feature night club two-step lessons sponsored by Sue Shardy, Happy Feet Productions, at the ...

Superintendent: Up to five Lakeview students exposed to COVID-19

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CORTLAND — Up to five students who attend Lakeview School may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus, according to district officials. The students are from two families. The families called the district today and informed the schools why they were not sending their children to school. In ...

Natural gas rates drop in March

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Dominion Energy Ohio’s standard choice and standard service offer rates for March are $2.04 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf). The new rates are down 56 cents per Mcf, or 2.7 percent, from February, and 88 cents per Mcf, or 30 percent, from March 2019. Under the company’s filing with the ...

On the farm: March means advocacy for farmers in DC

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March usually gets us thinking about spring. In our house, it also gets us to thinking about birthdays and Farm Bureau. For those of you who faithfully read this farm column, you might remember what I have done each March since 2015. As you are reading this, I, along with other county Farm ...

UPDATE: St. Joseph COVID-19 patient confirmed as fifth Ohio case

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WARREN — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has confirmed a Trumbull County man is the fifth patient to test positive for novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The confirmation came Thursday after Ohio Department of Health officials were working to confirm reports that St. Joseph Warren Hospital had cared for a ...

Industrial math class available

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YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition and Eastern Gateway Community College are partnering to offer an industrial math class for participants in area apprentice programs. The course, to start March 23, is two 40-hour classes and costs $800. Individuals must take both ...

Agenda

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• TRUMBULL CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER Board of Education will meet 7 p.m. today at the board meeting room. The high school programs committee will meet 6 p.m. in director’s office. • TRUMBULL COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU Board of Directors will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the Brite Energy ...

Most coronavirus patients recover, still anxiety, fear loom

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SEATTLE (AP) — Amid all the fears, quarantines and stockpiling of food, it has been easy to ignore the fact that more than 60,000 people have recovered from the coronavirus spreading around the globe. The disease can cause varying degrees of illness and is especially troublesome for older ...

No federal charges against police in Niles shooting

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Staff report NILES — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio will not pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against any Niles police officers involved in the shooting death of Matthew Burroughs on Jan. 2, 2019. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said there was ...