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Jobless rate increases

Ohio's unemployment rate has increased slightly, matching the national rate for last month.…
Lines at Verizon for new iPhone

Lines long for new iPhone

The iPhone 5S and 5C went on Sale Friday. Customers were waiting outside Valley retailers waiting for the new device. …
Dog pound overcrowding

No more room at dog pound

The Mahoning County Dog Pound is full. It reached capacity on Thursday, but dogs are still being brought in. …
YOUNGSTOWN MAYORAL DEBATE HELD

Mayoral debate held

Democrat John McNally, along with independents DeMain Kitchen and John Crea participated in the 7th Ward Citizens coalition debate Thursday night.…
FUTURE OF NURSING

Future of nursing discussed

Students interested in a medical career heard straight from the professionals Thursday at Sharon Regional Health System School of Nursing's open house. …
Warren grafitti

Vandals hit Warren business

Overnight graffiti was spray painted on the back of Disaster Recovery Services on Southern Boulevard N.W. …
Warren Street Crime Unit

Street Crime Unit a success

Since the Street Crime Unit started in July, they have made more than 270 arrests and have issued dozens of citations.…
U.S. Capitol building

Leaders discuss budget dispute

The Affordable Care Act is the centerpiece of the disagreement. It's supposed to go into full effect Oct. 1, which is the same date that the federal government will reach the current debt ceiling.…
downtown Youngstown skyline

Locals disagree with 'bleak' title

The website BuzzFeed.com put Youngstown on its list of the "12 Bleakest Places on Earth," citing the steel industry collapse and the major loss of its population.…
Coitsville cruiser crash

Cruiser crash probe continues

The Coitsville Township police chief said his investigation of Wednesday's pursuit and cruiser crash is at a standstill until he gets a copy of the dashboard camera video, which is in the hands of Youngstown police. …
McClurkin Funeral Home

McClurkin's closed by state

The Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors has suspended the license of McClurkin Funeral Home in Girard after an investigation revealed the owners stole more than $400,000 in prepaid funeral expenses.…
Non profit summit

Non-profits attend summit

A summit for non-profit organizations was held on Thursday at Youngstown State University. …
posta service cuts

Postal service seeks rate hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday his agency is in “the midst of a financial disaster” and may need an emergency increase in postage rates to keep operating. “The Postal Service as it exists today…
McNally endorsement

Unions endorse McNally

Local labor leaders are throwing their support behind the democratic candidate for Youngstown mayor.…
Circovirus worries

Canine virus sparks concern

Questions remain regarding the deaths of four dogs in Ohio last month, all with the same symptoms. The Ohio Deptartment Of Agriculture continues to investigate a new virus it thinks is responsible. …
Mercer County landfill

Landfill permit denied

A landfill permit has been denied by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for a facility in Mercer County.…
Exports up in area

Report: Area leader in exports

According to a national report, the Youngstown-Warren metro area leads the nation in export growth.…
Brief case detonated

Bomb squad checks briefcase

The Youngstown bomb squad was called to investigate a suspicious brief case in Niles.…