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Columbiana County reports 334 new COVID-19 cases since Friday

Columbiana County reports 334 new COVID-19 cases since Friday

Of the county’s 334 new cases, 331 live in the community, one is a resident of long-term care facilities and two are incarcerated at the federal prison.
Your Morning Matters: Thinking about Lincoln

Your Morning Matters: Thinking about Lincoln

In the face of an unprecedented rise in COVID-19 cases, some local officials are shutting down their communities in order to stop the latest surge.
Historical society’s ‘Art of the Glassblower’ to debut online today

Historical society’s ‘Art of the Glassblower’ to debut online today

The presentation will be available on Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s YouTube channel.
City council OKs purchase of two new snowplows

City council OKs purchase of two new snowplows

The snowplows will arrive by Jan. 1, 2021, and will be used to clear Madison and Himrod Avenue expressways. Once those are clear, the trucks will help clear other city streets.
U.S. Senate bill would make the coronavirus vaccine free for Medicaid consumers

U.S. Senate bill would make the coronavirus vaccine free for Medicaid consumers

"We know too many people already face barriers to get immunizations they need. Ohioans in low-income communities and communities of color too often lack access to care," U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Wednesday.
YSU students’ work on display in Bliss Hall through Friday

YSU students’ work on display in Bliss Hall through Friday

Anna Pugh of Canfield is an interdisciplinary studio art major who focuses on graphic design and photography. Naomi Carrier of Cleveland is a studio art major with an emphasis in digital media.
Valley restaurants, organizations serving up Thanksgiving dinners

Valley restaurants, organizations serving up Thanksgiving dinners

The holiday is in one week and many Mahoning Valley businesses and organizations are creating ways for residents to more safely navigate the Thanksgiving holiday with bake-at-home meals, carryout orders, free dinners and other alternatives. 
Survey: Economists say federal help needed to help Ohio businesses

Survey: Economists say federal help needed to help Ohio businesses

Some suggested a targeted approach. “By subsidizing firms, inefficiency can be maintained in the system,” Kay Brown, an economist at Baldwin-Wallace University, said. “Some firms should, in fact, be allowed to close.”
Local leaders enact shutdowns as DeWine preaches slowdown

Local leaders enact shutdowns as DeWine preaches slowdown

How bad was Wednesday for the state of Ohio? Local leaders chose their own shutdown path while the governor re-explained a vague curfew; the ODH was unable to post new COVID-19 data; and there's a growing sense that hospital capacity is at risk.
BREAKING | 3 counties issue stay-at-home orders; ODH unable to post complete COVID-19 data

BREAKING | 3 counties issue stay-at-home orders; ODH unable to post complete COVID-19 data

Cuyahoga, Franklin and Medina counties, as well as leaders in the city of Dayton, issued stay-at-home advisories to slow the spread of the virus. Mahoning and Trumbull county officials contacted by Mahoning Matters said there were no plans to issues similar orders locally.