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Shutdown Ends as Congress Agrees on Budget Extension

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan called yesterday’s agreement to continue funding for the federal government “fatally flawed” following last night’s vote to approve the legislation. Both houses of Congress in Washington, D.C. yesterday approved an extension through Feb. 8 of funding to the federal government, ending the shutdown that began at midnight Saturday. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan called yesterday’s agreement to continue funding for the federal government “fatally flawed” following last night’s vote to approve the legislation. Both houses of Congress in Washington, D.C. yesterday approved an extension through Feb. 8 of funding to the federal government, ending the shutdown...

YARS Employees Furloughed Due to Government Shutdown

VIENNA TOWNSHIP – As a result of the government shutdown that went into effect at midnight Saturday, the Youngstown Air Reserve Station is “on nonoperating status until further notice.” Employees at the air station reported this morning to sign their furlough notice and shut the base down. Until the government shutdown is over, civilian employees […]

VIENNA TOWNSHIP – As a result of the government shutdown that went into effect at midnight Saturday, the Youngstown Air Reserve Station is “on nonoperating status until further notice.” Employees at the air station reported this morning to sign their furlough notice and shut the base down. Until the government...

Ryan: Shutdown Harms Both Dems, GOP

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Democrats might see a “modest” political benefit from the federal government shutdown, but ultimately neither Democrats or Republicans are looking terribly good in the dispute, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said last night. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, appeared on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC” shortly before Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a vote will be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Democrats might see a “modest” political benefit from the federal government shutdown, but ultimately neither Democrats or Republicans are looking terribly good in the dispute, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said last night. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, appeared on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC” shortly before Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

UPDATE: ICE Gets Notice from Committee on Adi

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is reviewing notification from the U.S. House of Representatives regarding a request approved last night by the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security for Al Adi. Khaalid Walls, regional director of communications for ICE, said the agency received the request this afternoon for Adi, who was […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is reviewing notification from the U.S. House of Representatives regarding a request approved last night by the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security for Al Adi. Khaalid Walls, regional director of communications for ICE, said the agency received the request this...

Adi Could See Release Today, Ryan Says

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Amer Adi Othman was “absolutely humbled” upon hearing that action by a subcommittee in the U.S. House of Representatives should see him released from a Geauga County jail today, his lawyer says. Around 5:30 p.m., the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security voted to request that the Department of Homeland […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Amer Adi Othman was “absolutely humbled” upon hearing that action by a subcommittee in the U.S. House of Representatives should see him released from a Geauga County jail today, his lawyer says. Around 5:30 p.m., the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security voted to request...

Supporters Turn Out for Downtown Businessman Slated for Deportation

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The wife of local businessman Amer Adi Othman – known to the community as Al Adi – says the United States government lured him into their offices in Cleveland on Tuesday just so officials could take him into custody. “The government tricked him,” Fidaa Musleh told reporters and more than 70 supporters […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The wife of local businessman Amer Adi Othman – known to the community as Al Adi – says the United States government lured him into their offices in Cleveland on Tuesday just so officials could take him into custody. “The government tricked him,” Fidaa Musleh told reporters...

Adi’s Attorney Blasts Trump Administration, ICE

Al Adi attorney blasts trump administration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businessman Amer Adi Othman is being deported by an administration that trades in humiliation and cruelty, his lawyer said. Othman, known locally as Al Adi, was taken into custody Tuesday morning by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service. Adi, who owns Downtown Circle Convenience and Deli, went to ICE’s office in Brooklyn […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Businessman Amer Adi Othman is being deported by an administration that trades in humiliation and cruelty, his lawyer said. Othman, known locally as Al Adi, was taken into custody Tuesday morning by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service. Adi, who owns Downtown Circle Convenience and Deli, went...

Trump Ohio Campaign Chief to Head SBA Region

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration has appointed Robert Scott as the regional administrator for SBA’s Great Lakes Region, which covers Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. He joins five other regional administrators announced today by the federal agency. Scott was the state director of the Donald J. Trump for President campaign. […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration has appointed Robert Scott as the regional administrator for SBA’s Great Lakes Region, which covers Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. He joins five other regional administrators announced today by the federal agency. Scott was the state director of the Donald...

Roberts Shares Insights on Political Landscape

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A wave election benefiting Democrats isn’t a given this year, despite opposition to President Donald Trump and other factors working against Republicans, journalist Cokie Roberts said. Roberts, a political commentator for ABC News and National Public Radio, spoke last night at Stambaugh Auditorium. The lecture was sponsored by NPR affiliate WYSU-FM and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A wave election benefiting Democrats isn’t a given this year, despite opposition to President Donald Trump and other factors working against Republicans, journalist Cokie Roberts said. Roberts, a political commentator for ABC News and National Public Radio, spoke last night at Stambaugh Auditorium. The lecture was sponsored...

Mahoning Judge Charged with Stealing from Client

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Mahoning County judge, Diane Vettori-Caraballo, today was charged in federal court with stealing at least $96,200 from a former client. Vettori-Caraballo, 49, of Youngstown, was charged via criminal information with one count of fraud, one count of structuring cash deposits and one count of making false statements to law enforcement. The […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Mahoning County judge, Diane Vettori-Caraballo, today was charged in federal court with stealing at least $96,200 from a former client. Vettori-Caraballo, 49, of Youngstown, was charged via criminal information with one count of fraud, one count of structuring cash deposits and one count of making false...