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SEEING EYE: COVID-19 guide launched by TNP

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INFORMATION CENTRAL: Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership has launched a comprehensive COVID-19 resource website to help residents gain access to information about credible community resources for families. Resources and information are available at www.mahoningvalleytogether.orgFor information, ...

Jobless rate rises to 22M

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Nearly 160,000 more Ohioans and 5.2 million more Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, the fourth week since the novel coronavirus put its chokehold on the local, state and national economies. For the month, government reports Thursday show 855,197 people in Ohio and roughly ...

Agenda

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CHAMPION TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES will hold a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. today (Friday) via teleconference.

Ohio devising plan for gradual restart

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Even though the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over, Gov. Mike DeWine said a plan is being devised to reopen the state gradually beginning May 1. “We want to do this in a thoughtful way that engenders confidence and ensures customers and employees are safe,” he said Thursday. The state has ...

Intruder terrorizes Warren couple over TV remote

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WARREN — A Warren man was charged with aggravated burglary and theft Thursday after an Elm Road couple reported an early-morning confrontation with a home intruder over a television remote. Thomas Francis, 42, of Mauro Circle, pleaded not guilty to the charges Thursday before Municipal ...

3 Trumbull care facilities report cases

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The state lists 10 care facilities in Mahoning County with cases of COVID-19, including assisted living Inn at Glenellen in North Lima with 16 — the most in the county. The Ohio Department of Health released a list of the long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes, that have had at ...

Public comment sought on last leg of bike trail

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WARREN — Members of the public have another chance to weigh in on the last leg of Trumbull County’s portion of the Western Reserve Greenway Bike Trail. Although comments were open at the beginning of the year until February, comments have opened again to discuss the impact along the ...

Repeat OVI offender sentenced to prison

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WARREN — A Fowler man told a Trumbull County judge Thursday that the loss of his dad last fall caused a one-day “meltdown” that led to two operating a vehicle under the influence convictions that ultimately cost him five-and-a-half years in prison. William T. Winfield, 56, of 3824 ...

Southington school board picks replacement for seat

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SOUTHINGTON — The Southington Board of Education has named resident Cory Freeman as its newest member to fill a recent opening with the resignation of longtime board member Albert Haberstroh. Freeman was named to the board seat at Thursday’s meeting, which was held online because of ...

Ryan seeks $2,000 monthly payments to Americans

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HOWLAND — Discussing a “cash infusion plan” he’s collaborated on with California Rep. Ro Khanna, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said the bill proposes a $2,000 monthly payment for Americans over the age of 16 who make $130,000 or less annually. Couples making $260,000 or less annually could ...

Class of 2020 in Lordstown to be recognized

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LORDSTOWN — Lordstown school officials say they are doing whatever they can to make sure members of the Class of 2020 are recognized during their final weeks in school. Lordstown High School Principal Jim Vivo said at Wednesday’s virtual board meeting that the students, especially the ...

Sex offender sent back to prison

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WARREN — A Warren man who received a five-year prison term in 2009 for a rape conviction will be going back to prison after he was convicted for failing to register as a sex offender. Asa D. Jones, 29, of West Park Drive, was sentenced to an indefinite two- to three-year prison term ...

Federal judge delays drug trial until July

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CLEVELAND — The federal judge presiding over the weapons and drugs case of Donald E. Jones Jr., 39, of Oak Street SW, has reset Jones’ trial from May 5 to 9 a.m. July 22. Jones had a telephone conference with the judge Wednesday during which the judge moved the trial back because of ...

Woman reports road rage in Warren

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WARREN — A woman who got into an argument Wednesday night with another driver in the Burger King drive-thru on Mahoning Avenue NW told police her car was later rammed by that same driver on West Market Street. The woman, 22, was driving a Chevrolet Equinox, which sustained rear quarter ...

Shots followed road rage, woman says

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WARREN — A Martin Street SW woman told police someone fired shots or BBs at her late Wednesday after she was involved in an earlier road-rage incident at the McDonald’s restaurant on Parkman Road NW. The woman, according to a police report, was sitting in her white Chevrolet Impala ...

Hope takes the reins on Wall Street, stocks rally worldwide

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NEW YORK (AP) — In Wall Street's tug of war between hope and pessimism about the coronavirus pandemic, hope is fighting back. U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally today and closed out their first back-to-back weekly gain since the market began selling off two months ago. The S&P 500 ...

Culvert replacement set for Route 82

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WARREN — State Route 82 westbound between state Route 46 and Elm Road will be closed starting at 8 a.m. today until further notice for an emergency culvert replacement. The Ohio Department of Transportation is recommending motorists take state Route 11 to state Route 305 to state Route 5.

Ohio 2 p.m. update: Seven more COVID-19 deaths in Mahoning Valley

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There are seven newly reported COVID-19 deaths today in the Mahoning Valley, bringing the three-county area's overall total to 73 fatalities, according to the Ohio Department of Health's 2 p.m. daily update. Four of the new deaths reported today were in Mahoning and three in Columbiana ...

Fri. 9:44 a.m.: US-Russian space crew lands safely in Kazakhstan

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MOSCOW (AP) — A U.S.-Russian crew landed safely today in the steppes of Kazakhstan following a stint on the International Space Station and was greeted with extra precautions due to the coronavirus. NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan. and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka ...