PRESIDENT TRUMP IMPEACHMENT TRIAL

The Senate is holding a trial on the impeachment of President Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress. At the conclusion of the trial, senators are expected to vote on whether Trump should be removed from office. Each day of the trial will stream here as proceedings begin.

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    1 Simple Step Could Help Election Security. Governments Aren't Doing It

    Local governments across the United States could perform a simple upgrade to strengthen voters' confidence that they are what they say they are: use websites that end in .gov.

    Federal officials control the keys to the ".gov" top-level domain, making it less likely that somebody could get one fraudulently and use it to fool people.

    Domains that end in .com or .org, meanwhile, could be set up by attackers to try to intercept users seeking information from real sources.

  • Impeachment Trial Moves To Question Phase, While Witness Vote Looms

    With Trump's legal team resting its defense of the president, the impeachment trial now moves to its next phase: asking written questions. Over 16 hours, senators of both parties will submit questions to House managers prosecuting the case and Trump's defense lawyers, with Chief...
  • What Iowa Looks Like Ahead Of The Caucuses

    In Iowa, voters expect candidates to come to them. Homes, churches and schools serve as intimate venues for presidential hopefuls to meet and greet with folks who could have an impact on the momentum of their campaigns. "We expect to shake their hands, we expect to look them in the...

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  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt has received a major investment from California private equity firm ClearLight Partner. In an announcement issued in November, ClearLight did not disclose the terms of the deal. The equity firm made its investment in October.  According to...
     
  • BOARDMAN, Ohio – When he was 17 years old, John Straub, president and owner of Muscle Connection, was in a serious auto accident, which led him to start his company, now at 6201 South Ave. in Boardman.  After the head-on crash with a truck that went left of center, Straub went from the hospital to...
     
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Aaron’s Furniture building at 5500 Youngstown-Warren Road in Niles has been sold for $1.8 million. The sale of the 10,958-square-foot building closed Jan. 21 to Vereit Real Estate LP of Phoenix, Ariz., according to documents from the Trumbull County Auditor. The real estate...
     

Composer's Datebook

  • Today marks the birthday of the American pianist and composer Donald Shirley, who was born in Pensacola, Florida, in 1927, to Jamaican immigrant parents: a mother who was a teacher and a father an Episcopalian priest.

  • Late in 2013, the musical world was gearing up to celebrate the 70th birthday of British composer John Tavener, but sadly he died, so his 70th birthday, which fell on today’s date in 2014, became a memorial tribute instead.

  • In 1848, when revolutions convulsed Europe, the Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi wrote these lines to a friend:

Doing Good

  • Gina talked with Rev. Rose Carter, ACTION member who discussed healthy eating.
  • Gina talked with Barb Hierro of the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary.
  • Gina talked with Jan Strasfeld, Executive Director of the Youngstown Foundation
  • Gina talked with Colleen Eisenbraun, Program Director of M.K.C.
  • Gina talked with Lorilyn Shandor, CEO of the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County.
  • Gina talked with Nicole Tsarnas, President of Mina's Foster Closet.