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Rapist convicted, sentenced

A 39-year-old man is headed to prison Friday after a Mahoning County jury convicted him of raping a teenage girl eight times.

Shell: Trans Niger Pipeline shuts again

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Shell Nigeria says it has shut down the 24-inch part of its Trans Niger Pipeline because of an oil leak. The 28-inch p…

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Gang member hearing delayed

Sentencing for a reputed member of the violent H-Block gang was postponed Friday at prosecutor’s request because they believe he may have li…

Stocks inch higher, setting new records

The stock market rally that led to record highs on Thursday has stalled. Major U.S. indexes were flat in early trading Friday. Earnings news…

Official: Snowden wants Russian asylum

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian parliament member who was among the figures meeting with Edward Snowden says the NSA leaker plans to seek asylum in …

Happy Hour | Watermelon Basil Bramble

This summer fruit cocktail takes farm-to-table to the next level. Fresh watermelon and basil create a unique flavor that smells and tastes t…

H(o)ppy Hour | How fresh is your beer?

Bad beer happens. Sometimes it’s because you don’t like the style, but sometimes it’s because your beer is past its prime. Think “skunked.”