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Candidate Visits YSU

A candidate to fill the opening Youngstown State University president position spent Monday on YSU's campus.…
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Shield Nets Drugs, Arrests

Several police agencies in Trumbull County partnered with the Ohio State Highway Patrol to conduct a two-day “Shield Detail” to address traffic and criminal violations and apprehend felons.…

Philippine volcano spews rocks, killing 5 climbers

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A mountain guide says three foreign climbers and their Filipino guide were killed when one of the Philippines’ most active volcanoes spewed rocks and ash after a 3-year calm. Albay provincial Gov. Joey Salceda…

Survivor of limo fire 5 describes what happened

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the survivors of a limousine fire that killed five people on a San Francisco Bay bridge is describing the terrifying moments — and disputing the driver’s version of events of what happened…
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Hagan Testing Senate Run

State Rep. Robert Hagan, D-Youngstown, filed paperwork Monday in the first steps to seek the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Rob Portaman. …
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Bailiff Case Unsettled

A Warren Municipal court judge and the city auditor are at odds over a court employee’s right to retire and then be rehired by the city. …

David Chang, Paul Kahan tie for top chef honor

NEW YORK (AP) — Food may not have been their first calling, but coming late to the culinary scene clearly hasn’t slowed David Chang and Paul Kahan. On Monday, the two were jointly honored as the nation’s most…

2013 James Beard restaurant and chef award winners

NEW YORK (AP) — The winners of the 2013 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards announced Monday are: ___ NATIONAL CHEF AWARDS: — Outstanding Restaurant Blue Hill in New York City — Outstanding Chef David Chang of…

Stars put punk edge in their Met Gala outfits

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce made a grand entrance in a flame-motif Givenchy gown at the Met Gala, a big fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. There was a punk theme to Monday’s event to embrace the…
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Newlywed nurse in limo fire had bright future

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A relative of a newlywed who died along with four friends in a burning limousine says the young nurse was preparing to get her master’s degree and was planning a large second wedding in…
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3 missing women found in Ohio, 3 brothers arrested

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two women who went missing as teenagers about a decade ago were found alive Monday in a residential area just south of downtown, within a few miles of where they disappeared. Cheering crowds gathered Monday…

2 women, missing for a decade, found alive in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two women who went missing as teenagers about a decade ago were found alive Monday in a residential area just south of downtown, within a few miles of where they disappeared. Cheering crowds gathered Monday…
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Biden asks clergy to make moral argument on guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is asking pastors, rabbis and nuns to help make the moral argument to their followers for gun control legislation. Biden met for two-and-a-half hours with leaders from various faith communities. Participants…

Artery abnormality cited in Pa. runner’s death

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a runner who collapsed and died during the half-marathon competition of the Pittsburgh Marathon had an inh……
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New satellite appears to be working flawlessly

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A new satellite hovering nearly 450 miles above the Earth appears to working flawlessly as it embarks on a 10-year mission to document the planet’s surface, scientists and engineers at the U.S. Geological…
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Fortune 500′s winners & losers and other trivia

Wal-Mart regained the No. 1 title on Fortune’s 2013 list of the top 500 companies, with Exxon Mobil dropping back to runner-up. According to Fortune, the world’s biggest retailer has held the top spot nine times since 1955,…

Probation in shooting of costumed Pa. child

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been placed on two years’ probation in the shooting of a costumed child that police said he mistook for an animal……

Wal-Mart Stores takes back top spot in Fortune 500

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. once again leads Fortune’s list of the 500 biggest U.S. companies by revenue, as the world’s biggest retailer succeeded in posting strong growth despite a challenging economy for its shoppers. The…