Guitarist Bob Weir falls down onstage at NY show

NEW YORK (AP) — Guitarist Bob Weir fell onstage while strumming his guitar at a concert in Port Chester, N.Y. Video posted online shows the 65-year-old musician collapsing Thursday night during a performance with Furthur. He was quickly…
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FitzGerald Visits Valley

Ed FitzGerald plans to challenge Ohio Gov. John Kasich in the 2014 election. He was stumping in the area on Friday. …
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Traficant Talks in Brookfield

Jim Traficant was in Brookfield Friday talking to a group of seniors at the township fire hall. …
Workers' Memorial

Workers' Memorial Held

A memorial service was held Friday in Mercer County to honor the 65,000 Americans who have lost their lives in the workplace.…
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Boardman's Olbrych Named to All H.L. Squad

Youngstown State junior Mark Olbrych (Boardman, Ohio) was named All-Horizon League, the conference announced on Thursday night at its annual awards banquet on the eve of the 2013 Horizon League Championships.…
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Rx Disposal on Tap

Dozens of locations around the area will be taking part in Saturday's 6th annual Drug Take Back program promoted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.…

Train hits transit bus in Pa.; 1 killed, 10 hurt

EVANS CITY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an elderly woman was killed and 10 other people injured when a freight train struck a rural transit bus carrying senior citizens a……
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Wreath Stolen From Gravesite

A sentimental item was allegedly stolen from a teen's gravesite in East Liverpool, and thanks to social media it was located and returned to the family. …

Woody Guthrie Center opens Saturday in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — It took Woody Guthrie’s hometown of Okemah more than 30 years after his death to finally celebrate his life and work with an annual music festival, and signs of acknowledgment in other parts of…
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Ohio Sees Record High Overdose Deaths in 2011

Ohioans are dying from drug overdoses at record-high rates, the state Department of Health said Friday as it released 2011 figures that place the blame on prescription painkillers and also show a worsening heroin problem.…

Package odor sickens Pa. office building workers

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An odor from a package sent to a medical office building in eastern Pennsylvania sickened several workers. Emergency crews and a hazardous mater……

NBC gives full-season renewals to 5 of its dramas

NEW YORK (AP) — Television producer Dick Wolf will be busy next season. NBC said Friday that it has renewed five of its dramas for next season. Two of them — the long-running “Law & Order: Special Victims…
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EPA to Study Mahoning River

The state Environmental Protection Agency will study the Mahoning River's health this summer. …

Bethenny Frankel to expand Skinnygirl product line

NEW YORK (AP) — Bethenny Frankel plans to expand her Skinnygirl line of wine and spirits and power bars to include more food products. “You’ll definitely see Skinnygirl food,” the former reality TV star said in a recent…
Leavittsburg Meth Lab

Meth Lab Dismantled

A suspected meth lab was dismantled in Leavittsburg Thursday night. …

4 girls who play ‘Matilda’ snubbed by Tonys

NEW YORK (AP) — The members of the Tony Award nominations committee better look out: They’ve snubbed four girls who play a tough little telekinetic heroine on Broadway. Administrators for the awards met Friday for the fourth and…
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$5 Mill Award in Surgery Case

A Belmont County woman was awarded $5.1 million in a lawsuit for a mishandled plastic surgery operation by a Boardman doctor. …