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APOSTOLAKIS ‘TOP RATED’ HONDA DEALER: Apostolakis Honda in Bazetta was recently named a top-rated dealer by consumer car shopping website CarGurus. The annual awards are presented to a select group of car dealerships that have received the highest average ratings from shoppers who have ...

School mentors are honored for service

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WARREN — Twelve area men who have served as mentors to Warren City Schools students were recognized for at a recent dinner at the Hippodrome for their participation in the Men of Distinction program at Jefferson PK-8 School. Eleanna Vlahos-Hall, Jefferson school counselor, said the ...

Falcon Transport shutting down

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AUSTINTOWN — A local trucking company with a long history in the Mahoning Valley is closing its doors. The Falcon Transport Co., located on Victoria Road, sent emails to its workers Saturday informing them the company will be shutting down. The company has about 700 employees, according ...

America Red Cross looking for donations

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BLOOD DRIVE: The Niles Wellness Center in Waddell Park will host an American Red Cross blood drive 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. LIBRARY HOSTS EVENT: The Hubbard Public Library, 436 W. Liberty St., will hold a Town Hall “Meet the Candidate” event 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday for local political ...

Author to talk organized crime

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JUNGLE INN: The Vienna Historical Society will host speaker Allan May, organized crime author, who will speak on the Jungle Inn, 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Vienna Fire Department. May will discuss the story of the Mafia’s most infamous gambling den. SCHOOLS ART SHOW: Warren City Schools seventh ...

Three vie for Newton Falls mayor

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NEWTON FALLS — Voters in the village of Newton Falls have three mayoral candidates to choose from in the May 7 primary election. Kenneth A. Kline, 51, Werner Lange, 72, and Richard Monteville, 69, will appear on the ballot. According to village charter, the two candidates receiving the ...

Agenda

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• LIBERTY BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the high school auditorium. • TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF DEVELOPMENT DISABILITIES will meet 5:30 p.m. today at the Fairhaven School cafeteria in Niles. • HOWLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet 6:30 p.m. today at H.C. Mines ...

Warren Civic Music Association announces 2019-20 season

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WARREN — The Gatlin Brothers will bring their hits to Packard Music Hall as part of the Warren Civic Music Association’s 2019-20 season. The classic country trio is one of six shows announced Sunday at the WCMA’s luncheon. Ellie Monchak, artist selection chairperson, said, “We try ...

Slavery creeps into society, speaker says

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WARREN — The Sutliff Museum brought in Dr. Ric Sheffield of Kenyon College to speak about how the 13th Amendment remains relevant in the 21st century. Sheffield’s speech was part of the museum’s spring lecture series, Nurturing Pathways to Freedom. The 13th Amendment to the U.S. ...

Mon. 9 p.m.: Man charged after woman dies from crash injuries

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A man facing charges in connection to a head-on collision earlier this month that left one woman dead and another seriously injured had a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit, according to a crash report issued by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Kyle B. Munson, 30, North River Road NE, ...

Current, past students get involved

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SOUTHINGTON —When Southington schools art teacher Dana Hendricks and community member Clare Murray Adams wanted to open up the annual student art show to community members and school alumni. The show, which included works from students in the Southington and Bloomfield districts, kicked ...

McKinley institutes American protectorate of Cuba

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At noon on New Year’s Day 1899, in Havana, Cuba, the Spanish flag atop the government palace was hauled down, and the U.S. flag was hoisted up to take its place due to the victory of the Spanish American War. Spain’s Cuban sovereignty, stretching back some 400 years, now passed to the ...

Mon. 9:33 a.m.: US consumer spending surges 0.9 percent in March

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending surged 0.9 percent in March, the biggest gain in nearly a decade, as inflation pressures remain non-existent. The March gain was the biggest monthly increase since August 2009, the Commerce Department reported this morning. That's a marked improvement ...

Mon. 8:47 a.m.: South Sudan paying US lobbyists $3.7M

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JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's government is paying a U.S.-based lobby firm $3.7 million to improve its relationship with the Trump administration and to block a path to justice for victims of the country's five-year civil war. The two-year contract, seen by The Associated Press, ...

Mon. 8:38 a.m.: Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "loss of confidence in his ability to command." A statement from U.S. Southern Command says Navy Rear Adm. John Ring was ...

Mon. 8:36 a.m.: Indonesia again mulls plan for new capital

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's decades-long discussion about building a new capital has inched forward after President Joko Widodo today approved a long-term plan for the government to abandon overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta. Widodo decided at a special Cabinet meeting to ...

Ohio graduation requirements under debate

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Debate about future requirements Ohio’s seniors must meet to graduate continues in Columbus, even after Ohio legislators just four months ago passed House Bill 491 outlining graduation guidelines for Ohio’s classes of 2019 and 2020. “It is the intent of the General Assembly to engage ...