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Valley lawmakers, past and present, react along party lines to Biden leaving the race for President

Valley lawmakers, past and present, react along party lines to Biden leaving the race for President

Reaction from local lawmakers is coming in after the decision by President Joe Biden not to seek reelection.

3 hrs 29 mins ago by Corey Vallas
The Outcue: How much thought goes into covering political stories, especially in the current climate? Listen and find out

The Outcue: How much thought goes into covering political stories, especially in the current climate? Listen and find out

In today's Outcue, Assistant News Director Justin Mitchell is joined by 21 News Director Sheila Miller and Senior Digital Content Manager Robert McFerren to discuss how we address news bias in coverage in today's political climate.

July 19th, 4:48 PM EDT by Robert McFerren
Lou Dobbs, conservative pundit and longtime cable TV host for Fox Business and CNN, dies at 78

Lou Dobbs, conservative pundit and longtime cable TV host for Fox Business and CNN, dies at 78

Lou Dobbs, the conservative political pundit and TV host who was a nightly presence on Fox Business Network for more than a decade, has died.

July 18th, 5:42 PM EDT
East Palestine mayor slams Biden's derailment response at RNC

East Palestine mayor slams Biden's derailment response at RNC

During his speech, Conaway praised the first responders who rushed to the scene the night of the derailment and took a moment to thank them while on stage.

July 18th, 7:01 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Eyes on Vienna Fire Dept. overtime as fiscal investigation continues

Eyes on Vienna Fire Dept. overtime as fiscal investigation continues

Trustees believe fire department overtime money was appropriated from other funds, including police and the road and bridge fund.

July 17th, 5:00 AM EDT by Erin Simonek
Sen. Bob Menendez guilty of taking bribes in cash and gold and acting as Egypt's foreign agent

Sen. Bob Menendez guilty of taking bribes in cash and gold and acting as Egypt's foreign agent

A jury in New York City is returning for a third day of deliberations in the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez.

July 16th, 2:10 AM EDT
Valley political analyst weighs in on Trump, Vance ticket

Valley political analyst weighs in on Trump, Vance ticket

"They have a lot in common as far as issues are concerned," Verb added. "For example, their views on the war and foreign policy. Most importantly, he is not a political animal."

July 16th, 4:55 AM EDT by Erin Simonek
Has political rhetoric gotten worse over the years?

Has political rhetoric gotten worse over the years?

The political divide has seen a widening gap in recent years with vulgar rhetoric at it's center.

July 15th, 6:37 PM EDT by Sydney Canty
Sen. Brown calls for 'comprehensive investigation' into attempted assassination of former President Trump

Sen. Brown calls for 'comprehensive investigation' into attempted assassination of former President Trump

Brown posted on X, formerly Twitter, saying there is no place for political violence in our democracy.

July 14th, 2:29 PM EDT by Corey Vallas
Valley lawmakers react to attempted assassination of former President Trump

Valley lawmakers react to attempted assassination of former President Trump

Politicians are reacting after the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump.

July 14th, 12:03 PM EDT by Corey Vallas
Trump injured but 'fine' after attempted assassination at rally, shooter and one attendee are dead

Trump injured but 'fine' after attempted assassination at rally, shooter and one attendee are dead

Donald Trump will have one last chance Saturday to dramatically unveil his vice presidential pick on a rally stage before the Republican National Convention kicks off next week.

July 13th, 12:08 AM EDT
North Korea threatens to boost nuke capability in reaction to US-South Korea deterrence guidelines

North Korea threatens to boost nuke capability in reaction to US-South Korea deterrence guidelines

North Korea has threatened to boost its nuclear fighting capability and make the U.S. and South Korea pay “an unimaginably harsh price” as it slams its rivals’ new defense guidelines that it says reveal an intention to invade the North.

July 13th, 7:18 AM EDT
East Palestine Mayor Trent Conaway to speak at Republican National Convention

East Palestine Mayor Trent Conaway to speak at Republican National Convention

East Palestine Mayor Trent Conaway is making the trip to Milwaukee to speak at the Republican National Convention. Mayor Conaway has been in the national spotlight over the last year and a half due to the Norfolk Southern train derailment in his city. Sin

July 13th, 6:05 PM EDT by Corey Vallas
This year's RNC speakers include VP hopefuls, GOP lawmakers and UFC's CEO — but not Melania Trump

This year's RNC speakers include VP hopefuls, GOP lawmakers and UFC's CEO — but not Melania Trump

Former first lady Melania Trump is not expected to speak at next week’s Republican National Convention, which will feature speeches by other Trump family members and a long list of GOP officials.

July 13th, 4:18 PM EDT
Deeply Democratic Milwaukee wrestles with hosting Trump and the Republican National Convention

Deeply Democratic Milwaukee wrestles with hosting Trump and the Republican National Convention

Milwaukee loves its Miller Beer, Brewers baseball and “Bronze Fonz” statue.

July 13th, 12:08 AM EDT
Biden's supporters want to 'let Joe be Joe' — but his stumbles are now under a bigger spotlight

Biden's supporters want to 'let Joe be Joe' — but his stumbles are now under a bigger spotlight

President Joe Biden is on a public and private blitz to shake off concerns about his cognitive capacities.

July 13th, 12:08 AM EDT
In 'blue wall' push, Biden defiantly says he's 'not going anywhere' as he slams Trump, Project 2025

In 'blue wall' push, Biden defiantly says he's 'not going anywhere' as he slams Trump, Project 2025

President Joe Biden and his team have been on a relentless sprint to convince lawmakers, donors and voters that he is still up for the job since his disastrous debate performance on June 27.

July 12th, 5:08 AM EDT
After embrace at NATO summit, Zelenskyy takes his case for US military aid to governors

After embrace at NATO summit, Zelenskyy takes his case for US military aid to governors

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is seeking to broaden support outside Washington, D.

July 12th, 3:08 PM EDT
The Democratic Party crisis after Biden's debate spirals with no clear ending

The Democratic Party crisis after Biden's debate spirals with no clear ending

For more than two weeks now, the Democratic Party has been mired in crisis.

July 12th, 6:58 PM EDT
Pelosi and Democratic leaders try to guide their party through Biden uproar

Pelosi and Democratic leaders try to guide their party through Biden uproar

The uproar over President Joe Biden's ability to win reelection is leaving Democrats at a standstill.

July 12th, 4:58 PM EDT
Democrats weigh Biden's impact on House races as Republicans grow confident of holding majority

Democrats weigh Biden's impact on House races as Republicans grow confident of holding majority

Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries has a one-word answer on whether President Joe Biden is a liability for the most vulnerable House Democrats seeking reelection.

July 12th, 5:58 PM EDT
Biden says delegates can vote their conscience — and he’s right. But mass defections remain unlikely

Biden says delegates can vote their conscience — and he’s right. But mass defections remain unlikely

President Joe Biden say his pledged delegates could vote their conscience, and party rules confirm that.

July 12th, 5:08 PM EDT
Melania Trump will attend the Republican convention in a rare political appearance, AP sources say

Melania Trump will attend the Republican convention in a rare political appearance, AP sources say

Former first lady Melania Trump will attend the Republican National Convention next week in Milwaukee.

July 12th, 9:18 AM EDT
Republicans are gathering in Milwaukee to nominate Donald Trump again. Here's what to expect

Republicans are gathering in Milwaukee to nominate Donald Trump again. Here's what to expect

Republicans have nominated Donald Trump for the presidency twice before.

July 12th, 1:07 AM EDT
Senator reacts to report of federal probe into Steward Health Care

Senator reacts to report of federal probe into Steward Health Care

“Instead of embracing the obligation to provide safe, high-quality care to people and communities, too many greedy CEOs view the health care system as their piggy bank," said U.S. Senator Edward Markey.

July 12th, 5:39 AM EDT by Robert McFerren & Erin Simonek
Youngstown to announce recipients of $200k explosion assistance

Youngstown to announce recipients of $200k explosion assistance

From ongoing construction and the explosion, the city wants to focus it's financial resources on businesses that rely on foot traffic. The company must also have been established before January of 2023. 

July 9th, 10:39 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Youngstown loses Ohio Supreme Court challenge of firefighter's promotion, pay arbitration claim

Youngstown loses Ohio Supreme Court challenge of firefighter's promotion, pay arbitration claim

The case revolves around the firefighter union’s claim that the city violated a State Employment Relations Board Unfair Labor Practice finding and the union contract by failing to fill a vacancy with the retirement of Battalion Chief Sil Caggiano in 2021.

July 9th, 9:47 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Warren waging war on lead water lines in the city

Warren waging war on lead water lines in the city

Lead pipes are not uncommon around the area, Warren potentially has up to 2,000 service lines needing to be replaced.

July 9th, 4:54 AM EDT by Erin Simonek
Rally attendees plea to save Realty Building following deadly explosion

Rally attendees plea to save Realty Building following deadly explosion

Rally organizers encourage decision-makers to rethink their decision, believing the building can be saved. This comes as the clock is ticking on demolition plans. 

July 5th, 10:32 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Former Valley congressman voices support for Kamala Harris presidency

Former Valley congressman voices support for Kamala Harris presidency

Ryan described Biden's performance at the recent presidential debate as "extremely troubling" and added that the upcoming election needs to focus on 'generational changes.'

July 2nd, 3:28 PM EDT by Zach Mosca
Judges won't reconsider claim that Ohio congressional map neglects Valley's Black voters

Judges won't reconsider claim that Ohio congressional map neglects Valley's Black voters

A three-judge panel has dismissed a motion from a Youngstown pastor and community activist to reconsider a rejection of their claim that Ohio's latest congressional map doesn’t adequately represent Black voters.

July 2nd, 8:44 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
Austintown announces police levy on November ballot

Austintown announces police levy on November ballot

D'Apolito explained a $100,000 home would cost the taxpayer about $84 per year if this levy were to pass.

July 1st, 10:47 PM EDT by Erin Simonek

One dead in rollover crash in Mercer County

One adult, two teens die in Lawrence County crash

Good Samaritan finds, returns bag of cash to Boardman business

Driver suspected of OVI after North Jackson crash

NTSB investigating plane crash that killed pilot, passengers near Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport

Route 46 closure in Canfield will bring 13 mile detour

Where and how to watch Monday's Total Solar Eclipse

Where and how to watch Monday's Total Solar Eclipse

Bishop Emmitt L. Nevels, Sr. celebrates his 90th Birthday

Preparing for the total eclipse

PRESS PASS: Major wins, losses in Ohio Primary election

Dr. John York talks about the 49ers in the Super Bowl

Women face higher risk of heart problems vs. men

Man gets 3 years in death of fiancée who went missing in Ohio in 2011

Man gets 3 years in death of fiancée who went missing in Ohio in 2011

Aging bridges in 16 states will be improved or replaced with the help of $5B in federal funding

A man is convicted on all counts in a shooting that wounded 9 people outside a bar in Cleveland

Eyes on Vienna Fire Dept. overtime as fiscal investigation continues

Valley political analyst weighs in on Trump, Vance ticket

Sale of US Steel kicks up a political storm, but Pittsburgh isn't Steeltown USA anymore