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Pizza Joe’s brings challenge downtown to support OH WOW!

This month Pizza Joe’s is featuring the Big Joe Wedgie Challenge at all locations, and on July 26 it will bring the challenge to downtown Youngstown.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 10:33 am

VINDY EXCLUSIVE | Avenatti aiming for successful Dem candidate

“I don’t think the country can afford another four years of Donald Trump beyond 2020,” the celebrity lawyer said.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 12:10 am

Conviction overturned in Pa. murder case

The state Supreme Court’s 5-0 ruling Wednesday reversed a finding by a juvenile court judge in Lawrence County, upheld by a state appellate court, that Jordan Brown was guilty of first-degree murder and homicide of an unborn child.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 12:09 am

VINDY EXCLUSIVE | Former MVSD president questions current board practices

Atty. Matt Blair served nearly 22 years as an MVSD board member.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 12:08 am

Poland trustees seek $4.5 million bond issue to repave most township roads

Trustees said they believe their road resurfacing plans could be one of the largest of its kind in the state.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 12:07 am

Two Mahoning Valley natives involved in SCOTUS case

When the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a landmark decision on labor rights last month, two Mahoning Valley natives were front and center.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 12:06 am

Campbell, cops union continue contract discussions

The city rejected the fact-finders report.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 12:05 am

METRO DIGEST || Great Dane bites man

The two dogs went after each other, and the man pulled them apart, but was bitten in the process.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 12:04 am



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Intelligence Chief Dan Coats Criticizes Trump for Elites at Aspen Conference

Dan Coats criticized the President's statements and tactics, and reacted in surprise when informed by Mitchell that Trump was working to invite Putin to Washington in the fall.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 4:52 pm

Sarah Sanders: Donald Trump Wants Vladimir Putin to Visit Washington, DC in the Fall

“President Trump asked John Bolton to invite President Putin to Washington in the fall and those discussions are already underway,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed in a statement on Twitter.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 4:23 pm

DNI Coats: I Wished Trump 'Had Made a Different Statement' in Helsinki, But 'That Has Been Clarified'

While speaking at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats stated he wished President Trump had “made a different statement” on Russian election interference in Helsinki, but that Trump’s statements have been clarified. Interviewer Andrea Mitchell asked, “[W]hen you watched that in Helsinki, what was your gut reaction watching him validate Vladimir Putin’s assessment over yours?” Coats said, “Well, my thoughts there were that I believed I needed to correct the record for that. And that this is the job I signed up for, and that was my responsibility. Obviously, I wished he had made a different statement, but I think that now that has been clarified, based on his late reactions to this. And so, I don’t think I want to go any further than that.” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 4:03 pm

Sarah Sanders: President Trump Disagrees with Vladimir Putin's Proposal to Interrogate Americans

“It is a proposal that was made in sincerity by President Putin, but President Trump disagrees with it,” press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement emailed to reporters.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 3:18 pm

Limbaugh: Dems Using Russia Meddling 'to Eventually Get Rid of Elections'

Thursday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh argued the hype over Russian meddling in U.S. elections was an effort by the Democratic Party “to eventually get rid of elections.” Limbaugh said, “You realize as far as many Americans are concerned, every election going forward is not to be tainted depending on who wins and loses it. If the if the Democrats win, everything will be fine, you’ll never hear a word about tainted elections. In fact, the next time Democrats win the House or the Senate, pray tell the White House you’re probably going to hear one of two things: ‘Yeah the Russians were still trying to help the Republicans, we found out about it this time and we were able to overcome it and the Russians are going to be trying every election but we Democrats have found a way to beat them back. Vote for us, we can control the Russians, we’re not in bed with them,’ Blah blah. The other possibility is that if the Democrats won the election, that’s going to be, yet there won’t be any talk of the Russians meddling or colluding whatsoever. We won’t even hear a word about

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 3:13 pm

Police: Mother Allowed Men to Rape Her 2-Year-Old

Authorities arrested a Missouri mother for allowing two men to repeatedly rape her two-year-old daughter, who later tested positive for an STD and methamphetamine, police said.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 2:57 pm

Border Patrol Agents Save Life of Migrant Lost near Texas Border

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector likely saved the life of a migrant they found near a ranch located close to the Rio Grande River border with Mexico.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 2:49 pm

Nolte: USA Today's Cheri Jacobus Attacks Trump Campaign Staffer's Children with Rape Fantasy

USA Today columnist Cheri Jacobus used a rape fantasy Thursday to attack the daughters of a former Trump campaign staffer.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 2:19 pm

Jeff Flake: 'Dark Mystery' Behind Trump's Refusal to Denounce Putin Before the World

Sen. Jeff Flake expressed concern in a Senate floor speech Thursday about President Trump's refusal to denounce Russian election meddling during a joint press conference with President Putin.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 1:56 pm

Whoopi Goldberg Abruptly Ends Contentious Jeanine Pirro Interview: ‘I’m Done’

Thursday on ABC’s “The View, ” co-host Whoopi Goldberg got into a heated exchange with Fox News host Jeanine Pirro. When Pirro said Goldberg had “Trump Derangement Syndrome,” Goldberg said, “Listen, I don’t have Trump derangement. Let me tell you what I have. I have a lot of — I’m tired of people starting a conversation with Mexicans are liars and rapists.” She continued, “Listen, I’m 62 years old. There have been a lot of people in office that I didn’t agree with. I have never, ever seen anything like this. I have never seen anybody whip up such hate. I have never seen anybody be so dismissive. And clearly you don’t watch the show. So, you don’t know that I don’t suffer from that. What I suffer from is the inability to figure out how to fix this. That’s my issue. But one of the things that you talk about a lot, and I’m curious about it is the deep state. How long has the deep state been there and who is running it?” Pirro said, “When you said in your opening statement, how horrible it is that Donald Trump is talking about all of these people.” Goldberg shot back,”I’m

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 1:27 pm



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Everything you need to know for the second round of The Open

If Rory McIlroy misses more fairways, he won't mind much. Kevin Kisner will be trying to do something he's never done and the U.S. is hoping to keep doing what it's been doing.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:25 pm

Tiger Woods shows he still has 'it' at The Open

Tiger Woods' opening round at The Open was nothing special. But that didn't stop him from intimidating those around him.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:17 pm

NCAA looking at effect of legalized betting

With some colleges looking into possible revenue from legalized sports betting, the NCAA says it remains opposed and has begun examining the long-term effect betting could have on college sports.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 6:59 pm

Source: Musburger new Raiders' radio voice

The soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders say Greg Papa will not return this season as their radio play-by-play voice and have hired Brent Musburger to replace him.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 6:54 pm

Report: Fins players face anthem suspensions

Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 6:09 pm