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Unhappy with your broadband internet service? Tell Eastgate about it

Unhappy with your broadband internet service? Tell Eastgate about it

Eastgate Regional Council of Governments recently launched a survey of area broadband customers in Mahoning, Trumbull and Ashtabula counties — even as legislation to help expand high-speed internet access in underserved areas of Ohio is getting bipartisan support.
Republican-supported effort seeks to ban death penalty in Ohio

Republican-supported effort seeks to ban death penalty in Ohio

“Human life is precious. It's not the role of the government to end the life of the citizens,” state Sen. Steve Huffman, a first-term Republican, said.
Report: Ohio is the least safe state in the nation for COVID-19

Report: Ohio is the least safe state in the nation for COVID-19

The Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services have scheduled a series of vaccine town hall meetings to help reduce vaccine hesitancy among at-risk populations.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS | Should I pursue my business interruption claim?

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS | Should I pursue my business interruption claim?

The cavalier denial of thousands of claims has spawned a flurry of lawsuits in state and federal courts. Although the wheels of justice grind slowly due to the virus, pro-policyholder decisions handed down by courts in North Carolina and Florida provide a glimmer of hope
Mahoning commissioners spending $49K to fix hot water failings at jail

Mahoning commissioners spending $49K to fix hot water failings at jail

"It got to the point where the inmates were not getting the water temperature they should. With the virus, it became a concern," said James Fortunato, the city's purchasing director.
Boardman parents plan rally to protest district's handling of stapling incident

Boardman parents plan rally to protest district's handling of stapling incident

People who attend the rally are asked to bring cases of water “so no child will fear being stapled in the head for forgetting their water.”
Weather delays Friday's Columbiana County COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Weather delays Friday's Columbiana County COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Those who registered for Friday's clinic are expected to be contacted by phone call or text through the district's automated system, according to a release.
Mayor Brown testifies during committee hearing on COVID-19 recovery efforts

Mayor Brown testifies during committee hearing on COVID-19 recovery efforts

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, led the hearing that featured Youngstown Mayor Jamael Tito Brown and other witnesses who discussed their priorities for COVID-19 recovery, including the need for immediate, equitable relief.
Ohio reporting 1,525 new COVID-19 cases; 102 new cases in the Valley

Ohio reporting 1,525 new COVID-19 cases; 102 new cases in the Valley

There have been 530 confirmed and probable deaths to date in Mahoning County; 445 in Trumbull; and 176 in Columbiana.
DeWine lauds Canfield leaders for COVID-19 response

DeWine lauds Canfield leaders for COVID-19 response

Canfield Mayor Richard Duffett put together a COVID-19 response team in the fall, when cases, hospitalizations and deaths surged in the area.