Mystery writer Barbara Mertz dies at 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Mertz, an Egyptologist who wrote dozens of mystery and suspense novels under two pen names, has died. She was 85. Me…

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Teen arrested for drug dealing

A Boardman man is facing drug trafficking charges stemming from a cell phone theft at Southern Park Mall.

An early gain evaporates on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — An early gain on Wall Street has faded, leaving the stock market little changed at midday. A slump in telecommunications sto…