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Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

The last-minute clemency, announced this morning, follows separate waves of pardons over the past month for Trump associates convicted in the FBI’s Russia investigation as well as for the father of his son-in-law.
Your Morning Matters: Be a miracle

Your Morning Matters: Be a miracle

Local school districts looking to vaccinate adult staff against coronavirus are getting backup from vaccinating retailers like Giant Eagle and Marc’s.
Historical society to present virtual 'Historical Valentine Greetings'

Historical society to present virtual 'Historical Valentine Greetings'

The presentation featuring Jessica Trickett, Mahoning Valley Historical Society's collections manager, will be available Jan. 21.
Youngstown mayor addresses increased Inauguration Day security

Youngstown mayor addresses increased Inauguration Day security

Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said after reports about what was happening across the country and with guidance from Gov. Mike DeWine’s office, extra security was a cautionary measure.
Cutrona urges Mahoning County businesses to apply for funds

Cutrona urges Mahoning County businesses to apply for funds

The $38.7 million in the Bar and Restaurant Assistance Fund will be used to help liquor permit holders that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Paul Olivier named vice president of Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley

BUSINESS UPDATES | Paul Olivier named vice president of Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley

Among today's business updates: Kravitz Delicatessen; Gallery 18; 898 Marketing; Phoenix Physical Therapy; Brouse McDowell; and AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
Valley school officials get first look at vaccine plans, gain new partners

Valley school officials get first look at vaccine plans, gain new partners

The state wants both rounds of coronavirus vaccine shots done by the end of spring. It may be an unrealistic goal, local officials said, but new private partnerships will be a big help in getting kids back to school by March 1.
Biden has set sky-high expectations — can he meet them?

Biden has set sky-high expectations — can he meet them?

Washington is bracing for dozens of consequential executive actions starting today and stretched over the first 10 days of Joe Biden’s administration, as well as legislation that will begin working its way through Congress on pandemic relief, immigration and much more.
U.S. soldier from Ohio arrested in plot to blow up 9/11 Memorial, attack other soldiers

U.S. soldier from Ohio arrested in plot to blow up 9/11 Memorial, attack other soldiers

Cole James Bridges of Stow was in custody on charges of attempted material support of a terrorist organization — the Islamic State group — and attempted murder of a military member.
DeWine: 96% of school districts commit to in-person learning by March 1

DeWine: 96% of school districts commit to in-person learning by March 1

The state is now readying to distribute coronavirus vaccines to adult workers in those schools starting the week of Feb. 1, the governor said during a Tuesday briefing.