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Teachers shut out of meeting

Approximately 40 members of the Youngstown Education Association showed up at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting, but the meeting was over before they could get inside. …

Mexico, US says they’re working to jail drug lord

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican and U.S. officials say they’re working to put a freed drug lord back behind bars although there is no sign the U.S. has taken formal legal steps to seize Rafael Caro Quintero. Mexican…
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Home Instead hosts contest

Home Instead Senior Care is giving away a cruise to the family caregiver who receives the most votes in an online contest. …

Nielsen’s top 20 prime-time programs for Aug. 5-11

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 5-11. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “Under the Dome,” CBS, 10.42 million. 2. “America’s Got Talent” (Wednesday, 9 p.m.), NBC, 10.26 million. 3. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday),…

Former Wyoming player pleads guilty in bar fight

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming basketball player accused of kicking a man in the face during a bar fight last winter has been ordered to serve jail time and pay $58,000 in restitution after pleading guilty to…

Pa. baby may have been given mom’s painkiller

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania nurse may have mistakenly given a newborn pain medication meant for the baby’s mother, police say. The baby’s father claimed a nurse in the maternity ward at Mount Nittany Medical…

SC requests Okla. extradite Cherokee girl’s father

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says she will not act on a request to extradite the father of a Cherokee girl at the center of an adoption dispute until after a court hearing next month.…

Niger includes opposition in new unity government

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Niger’s president has included opposition members in a new cabinet following a shake-up that he says was prompted by terrorist attacks earlier this year. A statement issued late Tuesday said the new cabinet includes…

Time Warner blackout having little impact on CBS

NEW YORK (AP) — A business dispute that has taken CBS off the air in portions of Dallas, Los Angeles and New York has done little to put a dent in the network’s ratings dominance. CBS was easily…

Actresses urge support for Calif. paparazzi bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Actresses Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner urged California lawmakers Tuesday to support legislation that they say would help them better protect their children from the paparazzi that follow them daily. The stars testified before…

Al-Qaida militants kill 3 Yemeni soldiers

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida militants have killed three Yemeni soldiers in the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula in what the military said Tuesday was an attempt to capture a city. The commander of the fourth military…

Analysts: Shining Path bruised, far from defeated

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The ambush killing of what Peruvian authorities say is almost certainly half the Shining Path’s four-man leadership comes amid a territorial expansion by the cocaine-fueled insurgency and, analysts say, is not apt to cripple…

California man finds, turns in $6,900 in cash

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — A California man is being praised for his honesty after he turned in $6,900 in cash he found near a Department of Motor Vehicles office in the Central Valley. The money eventually was returned…

Tunisian women demonstrate for rights

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Thousands of people have rallied in Tunisia in support of women’s rights amid national debate about a landmark constitution for the Arab world. Two competing demonstrations were held in Tunis on Tuesday to mark…

Accused Ashanti stalker pleads not guilty in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — New York court papers say a fan charged with deluging Ashanti with lewd tweets told police he knew he’d been ordered not to contact her, but he sent racy messages nonetheless. Devar (deh-VAHR’) Hurd…

Even worse odds than in 2008 for Mideast deal

JERUSALEM (AP) — The same negotiators, the same issues, a familiar venue: The sense of deja vu is overwhelming as Israelis and Palestinians start Wednesday on their third attempt in 13 years to draw a border between them.…
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Sports Network FCS Poll released

Youngstown State failed to crack the top-25, but the Penguins finished second in the "Receiving-votes" section of the poll. …

Golden Globe organizers give $1.6M to arts groups

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The group behind the Golden Globes shared $1.6 million of its annual awards-show spoils with 40 nonprofit arts organizations Tuesday, but its cast of celebrity presenters had trouble getting the group’s message across.…