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McKinsey to pay nearly $600M

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The global consulting firm McKinsey & Company agreed to pay nearly $600 million for its role in advising businesses on how to sell more prescription opioid painkillers amid a nationwide overdose crisis. “We deeply regret that we did not adequately acknowledge the tragic consequences of ...

Prosecutor who launched bribery probe to depart soon

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COLUMBUS — The federal prosecutor leading an investigation into a $60 million bribery probe at the Ohio Statehouse says his imminent departure from the office won’t affect the outcome of the case. U.S. Attorney David DeVillers announced the investigation in July, considered the biggest ...

United Local homecoming

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United Local will have its winter homecoming game against Leetonia on Friday, Feb. 12. Highlights of the evening will include the announcement of United’s Homecoming Court and the crowning of the 2021 queen and king. The court: Gracie Johnston, Stefani Thompson, Kendyl Daggy, Hannah Minor, ...

Potter royalty

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Braidyn Wright was crowned king and Alexa Aldrich queen during East Liverpool High School’s winter homecoming. Crowning of the couple took place before Potters’ win over Edison Jan. 30.

Chucky part of Amber Alert

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SAN ANTONIO — Rest assured, “Chucky” is not on the loose. The Texas Department of Public Safety has apologized after mistakenly issuing an Amber Alert that said the killer doll featured in the 1988 horror film “Child’s Play” was a suspect in the kidnapping of his 5-year-old son, ...

Cary Grant with a French accent?

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The Columbiana Public Library will show a 1949 romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10. Free refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Socially distanced, the event will be limited to first 10 patrons who register; call 330-482-5509.

Five generations

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A local family recently gathered for a five generations photo. They are (from left) grandmother Tammy (Criss) Bellis of Wadsworth, mother Renee (Bellis) Linder with Hudson Scott Linder of Ashland; great-great-grandmother Dorothy Anderson of Salem and great-grandmother Barbara Criss of Salem.

Community Calendar

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FRI/2-5 Columbiana Drive-thru fish fry, American Legion, 4 p.m.-?, $10 cash, no indoor dining Good as New Shop, Methodist Church, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., winter clearance, 60% off anything in store East Palestine Eagles, fish specials, 4-8 p.m., $7-$10, eat in or carryout, 886-0397 after ...

County received more than 22K 911 calls in 2020

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LISBON — The number of 911 calls in Columbiana County remained average in 2020 but decreased in the usual busiest months in previous years. Brian Rutledge, the county Emergency Management Agency deputy director and 911 coordinator, said the number of 911 calls dropped in the months of ...

Leetonia may restructure street department

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LEETONIA — Village Council has planned a committee meeting Feb 17 to discuss possibly restructuring the street department. Mayor Kevin Siembida has asked council to consider restructuring the street department, possibly adding another employee, in order to reduce contract costs for repairs ...