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Vienna police seek suspect

A residential burglar alarm on Monday led Vienna police to a man suspected in other township crimes. …
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Bill for local improvements passes House

The first steps in securing state funding to refurbish several buildings in Youngstown passed the Ohio House of Representatives on Wednesday. …
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Group working to provide safety net for airline startup

As officials with the Youngstown Warren Regional Airport inch closer to a deal with United Airlines to expand service, a non-profit organization is challenging local leaders to support funding the effort. …
In this Jan. 12, 2009 file photo, the General Motors logo is on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.  General Motors is offering free loaner cars to owners of compacts that are being recalled for a deadly ignition switch defect, the company said Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The company also will offer a $500 cash allowance to owners who want to buy or lease a new GM vehicle. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Using video, GM CEO reaches out to customers

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is reaching out directly to customers, as GM tries to counter bad publicity from a recall of cars with a potentially deadly ignition switch defect.…
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Governor OKs 4 extra ‘snow days’

Ohio schools will receive four extra calamity days this year under a bill signed Wednesday by Gov. John Kasich under the watchful eye of a group of fifth-grade students.…
In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, workers use machinery to dig at a rare earth mine in Baiyunebo mining district of Baotou in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. China's government has tightened controls on rare earths production in a move that might inflame trade tensions with Washington and Europe. Regulations issued this week say mines and smelting companies must meet minimum output levels to continue operating. (AP Photo)

U.S. claims victory in trade dispute with China

The World Trade Organization ruled Wednesday that China has violated international trade rules with its restrictions on the export of 17 "rare earths" and two other minerals that have key industrial and high-tech uses.…
U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the media at the European Council building in Brussels, on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. U.S. President Barack Obama is on a one day trip to Belgium to meet EU officials and visit the WWI Flanders Field Cemetery. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

Obama highlights need for US-EU energy cooperation

U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday that energy cooperation would be a crucial part of a free trade deal with the EU that, if reached, would allow the 28-nation bloc to become less dependent on Russia.…
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Court wants answers on Ohio flooding compensation

The state must respond to complaints by dozens of landowners near Ohio's largest inland lake who say compensation for flooding losses has been delayed again, the state Supreme Court said Wednesday.…
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Citizens: Fire Pittsburgh cop for teacher arrest

The Pittsburgh Citizen Police Review Board says a white officer should be fired for arresting a black teacher after a community meeting that addressed police relations with the city's black community.…
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Pa. man sentenced for porn using neighbor’s Wi-Fi

A northwestern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to house arrest and work release for using his neighbor's Wi-Fi connection to download child pornography onto his home computer.…