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Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

An Associated Press review of public records, social media posts and videos shows at least 22 current or former members of the U.S. military or law enforcement have been identified as being at or near the Capitol riot, with more than a dozen others under investigation but not yet named.
Ohio reporting 3,184 new COVID-19 cases, 133 in the Valley

Ohio reporting 3,184 new COVID-19 cases, 133 in the Valley

Since yesterday’s report, there have been 57 new cases in Mahoning County; 44 in Trumbull; and 32 in Columbiana.
Mahoning Valley Association of Churches to host annual assembly

Mahoning Valley Association of Churches to host annual assembly

The assembly provides an opportunity to learn what the organization is doing and how to get involved.
Scholarships available for college students who have juvenile diabetes

Scholarships available for college students who have juvenile diabetes

The scholarships are open to Ohio residents, with preference given to qualified applicants from Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties.
Ohioans volunteering in today's Day of Service

Ohioans volunteering in today's Day of Service

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. serves as an inspiration.
LIZ DREIER | Scenes from the cold war

LIZ DREIER | Scenes from the cold war

Some people suffer from SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder. For me, it’s the beginning of that combative reign of terror known in our family as THAW — Thermostat Heat Activating Wars.
The Train Station Fitness unites health and fitness professionals to launch The YOU Project

The Train Station Fitness unites health and fitness professionals to launch The YOU Project

Youngstown native Angelo Babbaro opened The Train Station Fitness five years ago. The gym focuses on building a fitness community that offers a variety of training programs, including CrossFit, sports performance, HIIT Ohio, personal training and nutrition coaching. 
How the Ebenezer Baptist Church has been a seat of Black power for generations

How the Ebenezer Baptist Church has been a seat of Black power for generations

The high-stakes U.S. Senate race in Georgia catapulted the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church back into the spotlight. For 135 years, the church played a vital role in the fight against racism and the civil rights movement. It was the spiritual home of the civil rights leader, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. 
WEEKLY COVID-19 TRENDS | Cases plateau, vaccine roll out still messy

WEEKLY COVID-19 TRENDS | Cases plateau, vaccine roll out still messy

This week, Ohio will start vaccinating the 2.2 million people in Phase 1B — older Ohioans, people with serious medical issues and school employees.
UPDATE | Protests start small, peacefully at U.S. statehouses

UPDATE | Protests start small, peacefully at U.S. statehouses

About two dozen people, several carrying long guns, protested outside the Ohio Statehouse today, observed by several of the dozens of state troopers positioned around the building.