Pattern seen in alleged chemical arms use in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The instances in which chemical weapons are alleged to have been used in Syria were purportedly small in scale: nothing along the lines of Saddam Hussein’s 1988 attack in Kurdish Iraq that killed thousands. That…
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Driver in Critical Condition

One of the drivers from Saturday afternoon's head-on collision on Route 224 remains in critical condition. …

Mexican journalists march against attacks on press

XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — Officials in Veracruz state say they know who killed Regina Martinez. The muckraking reporter, found beaten and suffocated in her house, was just the victim of a robbery, according to prosecutors and a local…
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YSU Candidates Forum Set

Beginning this week, the final three candidates for the next president of Youngstown State University will meet will students and faculty. …
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Boardman Hosts Job Fair

Update Job seekers will have an opportunity to look for positions in the oil and gas industry in the Valley on Monday. …
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Detour in Trumbull County

There will be a detour in Trumbull County for travelers on Five Points Hartford Road beginning Monday.…
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1 Dead in Goshen Fire

Update A fire claimed the life of one person in Goshen Township late Saturday night. …

Police say gangs increasingly violent in Ohio city

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police say gangs in a northwest Ohio city have become increasingly violent the past couple of decades even as gang-related homicides declined last……
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NRC warns nuclear plants to watch for water damage

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Federal authorities are warning nuclear power plants that store spent fuel in dry casks to watch for water damage, citing two incidents involving mate……

Nominations sought for OH Veterans Hall of Fame

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state’s Department of Veterans Services is urging nominations for inductions into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame. The deadline for no……

EPA methane report further divides fracking camps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A new report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has dramatically lowered estimates of how much of a potent greenhouse gas is being leaked……
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Drill Teams Wins Regional Competiton

The Youngstown Air Reserve Station Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol has won the regional cadet competition.…

SUV crash into trees kills 2, injures 1 in Pa.

BOYERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a sport utility vehicle struck first one tree and then another on an eastern Pennsylvania hillside, killing two people and leaving the……

Leftist priests: Francis can fix church ‘in ruins’

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A new pope from Latin America known for ministering to the poor in his country’s slums is raising the hopes of advocates of liberation theology, whose leftist social activism had alarmed previous pontiffs.…

Man shot in western Pa. music store identified

BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania have released the name of a man shot to death after reportedly brandishing a wooden club in an attack on the o……

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s handwritten ledger online

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An intriguing peek into the daily scribbles and life of author F. Scott Fitzgerald is now available online, just weeks before the opening of the movie “The Great Gatsby.” Researchers from the University of…
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Maurice Clarett Gives Back

Ex-college football start Maurice Clarett worked with local teens in an effort to steer them away from a negative path.…

More than just numbers in Ohio’s Medicaid debate

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A move to expand Medicaid in Ohio and give more low-income residents access to health care is on shaky ground. But the debate over a key part of Preside……