Neighbor’s dog bites 42-year-old man

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WARREN — A 42-year-old Central Parkway SW man reported being bitten by a neighbor’s dog that was attacking his son’s puppy. The attack was reported about 4:25 p.m. Saturday. The man told police that as he tried to get the puppy away from the dog, he was injured on the right bicep. The ...

Woman awarded after saving boy from drowning

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SALEM — Look out for each other, be kind, be respectful — humbling words from a humble Carnegie Hero. Yet Salem resident Melinda Wilms still doesn’t think of herself as a hero. When she spoke briefly in council chambers after receiving the Carnegie Medal on what was made Melinda Wilms ...

Storms bring heavy rainfall, flooding

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Thunderstorms that brought heavy rainfall in a short period Wednesday afternoon caused flooding in several areas and calls to emergency crews to help people trapped in vehicles by deep water. There were also reports of power outages in Austintown in Mahoning County and Salem in Columbiana ...

US to prioritize evacuations from Kabul until final hours

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military airlift of Americans and others from Kabul will continue until the final hours of President Joe Biden's Aug. 31 deadline for ending the frantic evacuation from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, Pentagon officials said today. John Kirby, the chief Pentagon ...

Delta will charge unvaccinated workers $200 more a month

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Delta Air Lines will charge employees on the company health plan $200 a month if they fail to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a policy the airline's top executive says is necessary because the average hospital stay for the virus costs the airline $40,000. CEO Ed Bastian said that all ...

Niles to require masks for students; Howland optional

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Neighboring school districts have put different mask guidelines in place for the new school year, with Niles requiring them inside buildings and Howland making them optional. Students in the Niles City Schools will be required to wear masks to start the school year, according to a news ...