Sexual assault charges against Pa. coach dropped

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) — Sexual assault charges against a western Pennsylvania high school math teacher and assistant wrestling coach have been dropped. The Pittsbur……

FACT CHECK: Farm bill doesn’t end food stamps

WASHINGTON (AP) — One after another, angry Democrats took to the House floor to say Republicans would increase hunger in America by stripping food stamps from the farm bill. In reality, though, the bill passed by the House…
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Niles offers water to racino

Austintown Township trustees said their best bet to supply water to the new Racino could come from the city of Niles. …

Mo. governor opts not to veto new abortion limits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Doctors who perform drug-induced abortions in Missouri will have to be in the room to administer the initial dose and won’t be allowed to do it remotely via teleconferencing, according to a new…

Highest-ranking convicted pirate loses appeal

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals panel in Virginia has upheld the conviction of the highest-ranking pirate captured by the U.S. government. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday affirmed the…

Ex-Ark. lottery official admits stealing tickets

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas Lottery security official has pleaded guilty to stealing and cashing almost a half-million dollars’ worth of tickets. The lottery suspended Remmele Mazyck (rah-MEL’ mah-ZEEK’) in October and fired him three…

Penn State’s board authorizes Sandusky settlements

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s Board of Trustees announced several tentative settlements have been reached with men who claim former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused them, and voted Friday to authorize members of a committee…
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Show goes on at Amp

Despite flooding at the Amphitheater in Perkins Park in Warren, the show will go on for concert goers this weekend. …
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Realtor gives flooding advice

A local realty company on Friday reminded prospective homebuyers to get the home inspected for previous flood damage in the wake of severe flooding in Leavittsburg.…
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Flood victims begin cleanup

Flood victims in Leavittsburg, some of whom evacuated their homes Thursday, began cleaning up on Friday.…
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2 injured in Youngstown crash

Two people were taken to the hospital after an accident Friday afternoon on the Youngstown's West Side.…

2 brothers plead guilty in Pa. fatal home invasion

DRUMORE, Pa. (AP) — Two brothers have pleaded guilty to a Pennsylvania home invasion slaying authorities say netted them about $200,000 in cash. Cody and Kyle Wunder o……
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Slovenefest kicks off

The largest Slovenian cultural festival in North America takes place this weekend in Lawrence County.…
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Big weekend planned

More than 10,000 people are expected to be in downtown Youngstown this weekend. Organizers are calling it the biggest weekend of the summer. …

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah; Reps. Karen Bass, D-Calif., and Tom Cole, R-Okla., former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, D-N.Y. ___ NBC’s…
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Scouts get civics lesson

Mahoning County Commissioners played host to some special guests at their weekly meeting Friday. …