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More Valley communities offering cooling locations

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties from noon Friday until 8 p.m. Saturday. Several communities in the Valley are offering a place to get some relief for those who don't have access to air conditioning.

Ohio officials warn older residents of extreme temperatures

The Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Health says that the extreme heat should be treated with the same care and preparation as a summer storm.  "Our bodies are usually very good at controlling their temperature, but extremely hot conditions over an extended period can stress even the most efficient system," said Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health. 

UAW-GM job transfer lawsuit hearing delayed because of fire

A federal judge in Youngstown has pushed back some of the proceedings in the UAW's lawsuit against General Motors that included job transfer rights of employees laid-off from Lordstown Assembly Complex.

YMCA's former Camp Fitch executive director facing child pornography charge

The former YMCA Camp Fitch Executive Director was arrested by the FBI and has been charged with one count of possession of child pornography, according to court documents. 

Youngstown Handel's temporarily closed after robbery

Just days after being robbed, the Handel's Homemade Ice Cream and Yogurt shop on Youngstown's South Side has been temporarily closed. The closure comes after Saturday morning's armed robbery at the same location near Market Street and Midlothian Boulevard.

Ohio governor backs $1B rescue for state's 2 nuclear plants

Ohio's governor hopes state lawmakers can agree on a bill that would hand over roughly $1 billion to the state's two nuclear plants. Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday that he'll sign the proposal if lawmakers can get it passed.

Penn State board keeps in-state tuition flat in coming year

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) - Penn State is keeping in-state college tuition flat across the sprawling university system for a second year and for the third time in five years. The school's board, meeting in the Philadelphia suburb of Media, voted Thursday for a plan that will maintain full-time tuition for lower-division Pennsylvania resident undergraduates at its main campus at about $17,400 annually.

Democrats questioning Robert Mueller to focus on obstruction

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee who will question former special counsel Robert Mueller next week plan to focus on a narrow set of episodes laid out in his report, an effort to direct Americans' attention to what they see as the most egregious examples of President Donald Trump's conduct.


2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff

Flanking Sanders and Warren on the stage July 30 will be Montana Gov. Steve Bullock; Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana; former Maryland Rep. John Delaney; former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper; Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar; former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke; Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan; and author Marianne Williamson.

Bauer strikes out 10, Indians win 11th straight over Tigers

CLEVELAND (AP) - Trevor Bauer struck out 10 in 6 2/3 innings, José Ramírez hit a go-ahead home run in the sixth and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers for the 11th straight time, 6-3 on Thursday night.

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