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Scrappers finish Muckdogs sweep

Thirteen runs scored between the seventh and ninth innings enabled the Scrappers to double up on the Muckdogs.

Woman found dead in Warren today was shot

Her body was spotted by a passer-by

IS bombing in Kabul claims at least 14 lives

The local affiliate of the terror group said at least 115 people were killed or wounded in today's attack

Crisis hits Macron presidency with charges against aide

The aide is accused of beating up protesters in May

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Italian Molinari wins British Open

For a brief time today, Tiger Woods charged into the lead

Altercation in Ohio Dollar General results in 2 deaths

No police officers were injured

Documents confirm intelligence misconduct, Trump says

The president, however, lacks evidence for such a charge

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American Legion post helps YPD outfit new motorcycles

American Legion post helps YPD outfit new motorcycles

'Equalizer 2' edges 'Mamma Mia!' at weekend box office

Sequels powered the six top spots at movie theaters this weekend

Lending a hand to local superhero Nora Sabella

The Mahoning Valley Old Cars Club is lending a hand to local superhero Nora Sabella, 4, to aid her in fighting off who she says is the bad guy inside of her

Perry helps Baird Brothers advance

Class B champions reach NABF semifinals

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75 years ago today, Youngstown Diocese gets first bishop

Bishop James McFadden was installed as the first bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown on July 22, 1943.

Falcons, Baird meet again

Local teams advance to 16-U Final 4

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All ages take part in 5K on the Runway

An estimated 125 runners of all ages and skill levels took part in Saturday morning’s first 5K on the Runway at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station.

SPORTS DIGEST || Date set for Blue Devils Father/Son Golf Outing

The Mahoning Country Club will host the Blue Devils Father/Son Golf Outing on July 29.

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Pride Festival showcases value of diversity and unity

Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people will tell you that much progress has been made regarding others’ acceptance of their sexual orientation and the rights they have gained, but that a long road toward achieving equal treatment remains ahead.

Scrappers win series vs. Muckdogs

he Mahoning Valley Scrappers scored early and late

Woman in critical condition after being shot in head

A 32-year-old woman, Denise Thurston, was in critical condition Saturday morning after being shot in the head at 4:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Hilton Avenue on Youngstown’s South Side.

METRO DIGEST || Vintage and Vinyl car, music event today

St. Patrick Parish, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown, is having a Vintage and Vinyl car and music event on the street and in the parking lot across from the church from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Youngstown’s Mount Carmel Italian festival ready to open

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE THURSDAY Social Hall 5-6 p.m.: John Gabriele 7-8 p.m.: Little Prince


VETERANS Tri-State Marine Corps League Detachment 494 is having its 39th annual reunion from 6 p.m. to midnight Aug. 18 at the Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road.


Projects scheduled for Mahoning County by Ohio Department of Transportation:

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Trump's energy proposal could derail plans in Lordstown

Clean Energy Future President Bill Siderewicz stands in front of the $900 million gas-fired power plant his company is building in Lordstown. Siderewicz is asking elected officials to weigh in against a coal bailout proposal from the Trump administration.

Team Sky controls Tour de France

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome sit 1-2 in the overall standings

NASCAR stars pushing for changes to improve state of racing

NASCAR has been reluctant to make more than modest tweaks to its schedule

Spieth, two others share British Open lead

Woods is lurking at four shots back

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GM workers were warned

Opinion: There are three sentences in a letter David Green, president of United Auto Workers Local 1112 at

‘Chartergate’ exposes ties between the GOP, industry

Editorial: With each new report of wrongdoing, Ohio’s scandal-ridden charter school system becomes all the

Loaded questions from Trump

Opinion: By Peter Funt Cagle Cartoons Question 1: “Do you believe that the media purposely tries to

AROUND THE HORN Saturday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Royals 4, Twins 2 KANSAS CITY, MO. Salvador Perez homered, reliever Brian


BOYS 17-U Cole Christman, Kennsington Golf Club & Grille73-68—141 Anthony Clark, Yankee Run Golf

IN THE CUP! Area holes-in-one

Steve McLaughlin aced the 178-yard No. 15 at Mahoning County Country Club. He used a 7-wood. Ed


5K RUN Competition results Top finishers by age groups and their times: MEN Best overall:

Blood Drives

Blood Drives MONDAY First Church of Christ, 20 W. Martin St., East Palestine, 1 to 6 p.m.

mlb boxscores

mlb boxscores standings american league East Division WLPctGB Boston6931.690— New

Runners to your marks … Upcoming races & walks

JULY 29 — The inaugural Eye Run in the Sun, a 5K Race for Vision. The race begins and ends at


newsmaker Ryan Reynolds teases ‘Deadpool 2’ extended cut at Comic-Con SAN DIEGO Ryan Reynolds

Indians, Alonso crush Rangers

Yonder Alonso homered twice, Carlos Carrasco pitched into the seventh inning, and the Cleveland Indians scored in each of the last five innings

AREA GOLF CALENDAR Upcoming scrambles and outings

JULY Wednesday — Independent Insurance Agents of Mahoning County Junior Golf Classic at Mill Creek

WILLIAMS: Browns about to receive HBO spotlight

‘Hard Knocks’ to begin filming in Berea

LPGA player misses PGA cut

Brittany Lincicome walked off the 18th green after her first PGA Tour event to applause

Soggy Pirates capture eight straight victory

Dickerson homers twice for Pittsburgh

Nurse accused of cancer hoax pleads not guilty to charges

Nurse accused of cancer hoax pleads not guilty to charges DELAWARE, Ohio An Ohio nurse who

Digital life: Cutting back on a constant smartphone habit

By Barbara Ortutay AP Technology Writer NEW YORK Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram,

The Beatles ‘All You Need Is Love’ adapted for picture book

The Beatles ‘All You Need Is Love’ adapted for picture book NEW YORK Two new children’s books

Memorial Ride to raise awareness of autism

Staff report The sixth annual Mike Hull Memorial Ride for Autism will take place Saturday. Mike

white house A look at Trump’s attempt to walk back his words

Associated Press WASHINGTON This was the week when “would” turned into “wouldn’t” and “no” meant

Program associate chosen for national fellowship

Staff report WARREN The Raymond John Wean Foundation recently announced that program associate

Olive Garden and your local school

Opinion: You will not see the company Darden Concepts on any business sign in our community, yet they run

Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

Associated Press A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats


CORRECTION A report written by Policy Matters Ohio researcher Victoria Jackson and released Friday


YEARS AGO Today is Sunday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2018. There are 162 days left in the year.

Renovated museum opens as part of $380M Gateway Arch project

By JIM SALTER Associated Press ST. LOUIS The revitalized Gateway Arch National Park was


notices baseball Mill Creek Junior Baseball — plans a 10-U and 12-U tournaments at Kramer

Affordable ways to refresh your home

By LAUREN SCHWAHN NerdWallet Home improvements can rejuvenate a stale dwelling. But remodeling


MILESTONES DOCTORS Lauren A. Nord,, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Richard and Donna Nord of Canfield,

Baseball, beer help Wright Brothers’ hometown rise again

Baseball, beer help Wright Brothers’ hometown By MITCH STACY Associated Press DAYTON When I


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Jennifer Dennis and Garett Freeman, Cortland, girl, July

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Boardman Township trustees, 5:30 p.m., township government center, 8299 Market St.

Dems have to work hard to grab the House, Senate

Opinion: Dems have to work hard to grab the House, Senate The GOP has become the party of the most


COURTS columbiana county new cases Kent State University v. Beth Jarrett, money. Ally Bank

Ever wonder who invented the first watering can? When were small gardens numerous enough to have

Ever wonder who invented the first watering can? When were small gardens numerous enough to have


bedford trails golf course Mahoning Valley Men’s Golf League Low Gross — Carman Narducci 34,


HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The President is Missing” by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little,

Judge rejects efforts to strip terrorist of US citizenship

Associated Press COLUMBUS The government can’t strip a terrorist of his U.S. citizenship, a


Lowellville Senior Citizens will meet at noon Aug. 3 at Lowellville City Hall conference room for


Kimberly A. Iudicciani to Village Realty LLC, E. Water St., Lowellville, $40,000. Dennis E.

Pizza challenge

Pizza challenge YOUNGSTOWN This month, Pizza Joe’s is featuring the Big Joe Wedgie Challenge at

Youngstown woman finds personal relief, business success with ancient grains baked goods

“There are so many people out there who need these kinds of products, and there’s nobody out there who’s doing this,” Bodnar says.

Senior menu

Easter Seals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays in Columbiana and Mahoning counties for people 60

SOCIETY DIGEST || Society to offer trolley tours

The Salem Historical Society will offer its second and third Underground Railroad tours on the Quakertown Trolley at noon Saturday.


Recognition Sam Covelli, owner/CEO of Covelli Enterprises, was elected Grand Commodore at The


Austintown Senior Center, 100 Westchester Drive, has planned the following: Monday, video class on