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Gov. Expected at Exterran Opening

Gov. John Kasich will be part of a ribbon-cutting ceremony tomorrow at Exterran's new oil and gas treatment equipment fabricating facility in Youngstown. …

Josh Ritter protests Pa. college’s gay policy

GRANTHAM, Pa. (AP) — Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter says he won’t play a central Pennsylvania Christian college again unless it changes its policy against ……

Violent separatists seek to derail Pakistan vote

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — The graffiti on walls around this Pakistani provincial capital hold a dire warning ahead of this weekend’s national elections, “Voting means death.” It’s a very real threat: Over recent weeks at least six people…

Nigerian military plane crashes in Niger; 2 dead

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — An airport official in the capital of Niger says a military plane from Nigeria has crashed, killing the two people aboard. Chaibou Massalatchi, the head of Niamey’s airport, said the plane had taken off…

Corbett, Kane, praise slain officers at ceremony

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and state Attorney General Kathleen Kane praised the bravery of police officers at a ceremony honoring those kil……
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YDC Recieves $400K Grant

The Youngstown Development Center in Mineral Ridge received $464,000 in state funding to replace generators. …

Timeline of events in Jodi Arias murder case

PHOENIX (AP) — The Jodi Arias murder trial has drawn international attention for its graphic tales of sex and lies. The following is a timeline of key events in the case: — September 2006: Arias and Travis Alexander…

East about to be overrun by billions of cicadas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. They will arrive in such numbers that people from North…

East about to be overrun by billions of cicadas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. They will arrive in such numbers that people from North…

FDA warns pregnant women of migraine drug risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are warning doctors and women of child-bearing age that half-a-dozen medications used to treat migraine headaches can decrease children’s intelligence if taken while their mothers are pregnant. The Food and Drug Administration…

SEC says Harrisburg, Pa., misled bond investors

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission says Pennsylvania’s capital city is agreeing to settle new charges that it provided bond investors with “incomplete or outdated” information about its troubled finances. The SEC says the…

More Haitians using Puerto Rico as migrant route

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Haitians have fled their troubled country for years, attempting to reach the U.S. or other Caribbean islands by heading north across the open sea or trekking across the island of Hispaniola to…

Pentagon: Chinese government waging cyberattacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon for the first time is officially accusing the Chinese government and military with conducting computer-based attacks against the U.S., including efforts to steal information from federal agencies. In a new report, the Defense…
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It’s a puzzle: Why isn’t Iowa electing women?

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It was among the first states to legalize gay marriage and served as the 2008 campaign liftoff site for the first black president, but in other arenas Iowa isn’t quite so progressive —…
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Former Pa. police chief pleads guilty to gun theft

APOLLO, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a former western Pennsylvania police chief has pleaded guilty to the theft and sale of a police gun and equipment. Attorney general K……

In CAR, diamonds are a rebel’s best friend

NDELE, Central African Republic (AP) — Armed with rocket-propelled grenades and Kalashnikov rifles, Seleka rebels who ousted Central African Republic’s president six weeks ago are solidifying their control over the country’s lucrative diamond industry and have even been…
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Execs Hired at TMH

Trumbull Memorial Hospital has two new executives. …
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Israel airstrikes loom over US diplomacy on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it’s highly likely that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime, not the rebel opposition, was behind any chemical weapons use in Syria. White House spokesman Jay Carney says there is certainly evidence…

Former Calif. mortician gets life sentence

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Wayne Sconce’s past life as a mortician has come back to haunt him decades after he gained notoriety for stealing body parts from corpses and plotting to kill a funeral business rival. Sconce,…