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Girard Council to Vote on Justin Leo Memorial

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After going through a first read, an ordinance to name a viaduct bridge on Liberty Rd after Officer Justin Leo will go to a vote during the next Girard city council meeting. The meeting will be held on February 12th, and from there the ordinance be approved through a few more steps, before a ceremony where the bridge officially take on Leo's name. "I think its very important that years from now our citizens do not forget who Justin Leo was, and what he did for our communit...

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Community sending words of encouragement to Youngstown man in ICE custody Video included

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Dozens showed up at the Circle Hookah and Bar Monday night to write messages of hope. 

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Newton Falls mayor suggests merger

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The mayor of Newton Falls wants to merge the city with the township surrounding it. The idea to merge Newton Township with the Village of Newton Falls is one of two top goals City Mayor Lyle Waddell says he wants to achieve while in office. It's a rare move, with only one similar move taking place in Ohio more than a decade ago. "I think that it's just a win-win situation and again, you eliminate the doubling of some of the services," Waddell said. It's the latest push t...

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Board approves Boardman Schools levy for May ballot

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People who live in Boardman will be voting on a school levy in May. Boardman Local Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the second reading of the measure to place the levy on the ballot Monday evening.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules congressional mapping unconstitutional Video included

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Pennsylvania's highest court has ruled that the way in which congressional districts are divided in the state is unconstitutional. 

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Ice jam threatens new flooding in Meadville

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Officials in Meadville are concerned that melting snow and rain could once again push ice jammed French Creek over it's banks. The city was even considering using explosives to break up the ice. A miles-long ice jam pushed on French Creek contributed to pushing the creek above flood stage last week. The result was flooding in low-lying areas including the city's bicentenial park, which is stll littered with large slabs of ice.  The city manager says the army corp of engineers de... More>>

Hubbard trucker dies in fiery West Virginia crash

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Police say a truck driver from Hubbard died in a fiery crash along the West Virginia Turnpike. 

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Suspect in Trumbull County Sheriff deputies' drug exposure held on $25,000 bond

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New charges have been filed against the Newton Township man arrested in connection with a drug incident that sent three Trumbull County Sheriff's deputies to the hospital.

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Struthers mom arrested for child endangering after drunken toilet paper run

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A Struthers woman is in the Mahoning County Jail after police found an 11-year-old in the car during a weekend crash.  

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Convicted Ohio Lottery thief arrested with suspected heroin

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A Liberty Township man convicted of stealing from the Ohio Lottery when he was employed there, is in trouble with the law again. 

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Armed intruder climbs through doggie door of Youngstown home

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Youngstown police say a shot was fired after an intruder crawled into a West Side home through the doggie door. 

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National Guard begins shutdowns in Ravenna and Newton Falls

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The shutdown of the federal government is impacting more military operations in the region.

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Youngstown Air Reserve Base falls victim to government shutdown

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Valley military operations are feeling the impact of the federal government shutdown.   

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Students use app to navigate YSU

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If you're a YSU student looking for an easier way to browse course listings, check into campus events and give feedback about campus services, there's an app for that.

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