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  • Graham preaches in the early 1950s. Over his career, he preached to more than 200 million people in 185 countries, radically changing the face of born-again Christianity.

    'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Dies At 99

    Billy Graham, the most famous minister of his era, died Wednesday at his home in Montreat, N.C., spokesman Todd Shearer tells NPR. In his 99 years, Graham changed the face of evangelical Christianity in America.

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  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley exceeded its 2017 campaign goal of $2.9 million by raising $3,143,522 for the community. United Way’s impact work, which focuses on early education initiatives such as Success After 6 and Success By 6 after-school programs,...
     
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Steel Valley Postal Customer Council is holding an “Evolution of Direct Mail” expo that features industry leaders speaking on new technologies being used by the U.S. Postal Service and how to better use mail in one’s business. “There’s a lot more going on with mail than ever...
     
  • NORTH LIMA, Ohio – When Ed Macabobby Jr. first approached Eric Carlson with his concept of converting shipping containers into residential units, Carlson believed the idea was doable. Still, Carlson was surprised by the result. “Never did I imagine it would turn out as gorgeous as what this project...
     

Composer's Datebook

  • Henry Cowell was one of the most prolific of all 20th century American composers. Some of his works are aggressively experimental in nature, while others tap into folk traditions and world music. The range and variety is quite remarkable.

  • Today’s date in the year 1724, a cantata of Johann Sebastian Bach was performed in Leipzig. February 20th fell on a Sunday that year, and, as part of his first annual cycle of sacred cantatas as the Cantor of St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Bach’s cantata No.

  • On today’s date in 1923, the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius conducted the premiere performance of his Symphony No. 6 in Helsinki.