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Past articles by Connor:

Trump faces pressure to work with Biden team on transition

President Donald Trump is facing pressure to cooperate with President-elect Joe Biden’s team to ensure a smooth transfer of power when the new administration takes office in January. → Read More

Trump’s election night White House party adds to virus scrutiny

The Trump campaign's election night watch party in the White House East Room has become another symbol of President Donald Trump's cavalier attitude toward a virus that is ripping across the nation and infecting more than 100,000 people a day. → Read More

Recounts and lawsuits extend presidential election process

On Saturday, national media organizations projected that Joe Biden is the president-elect but the Trump campaign has vowed to fight that. → Read More

Last day to vote early in Ohio as state sees record turnout

Because Ohio and Pennsylvania are some of the biggest battleground states in this election, every vote counts. → Read More

Halloween and COVID-19: Trick-or-treating tips to help keep you and your kids safe

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hasn't said kids can't trick or treat during the pandemic, but it has released guidelines on how to do it safely. → Read More

Final push to harvest essential plant to keep butterfly species from going extinct

The Mahoning County Soil & Water Conservation District is making a final push this week to collect milkweed pods from around the Valley. → Read More

Interview: Secretary of State LaRose breaks down early voting, issues for Ohio voters

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose woke up early Saturday morning to answer some of our questions during First News This Morning. → Read More

Parents encouraged to practice what they preach as their teens learn to drive

AAA is recognizing National Teen Driver Safety Week in the hopes that parents will be able to talk to their kids about the dangers of the road. → Read More

Sweeney Cars partnering with Mercy Health to help local breast cancer care center

For every car sold during the month, Sweeney will donate $50 to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. → Read More

As YSU students go on fall break, faculty begins strike

The Youngstown State faculty union is going on strike Monday after contract negotiations with the university have failed once again. → Read More

Dozens line up Tuesday to cast their vote early in Mahoning County

Early voting is now underway in Ohio. → Read More

Identifying and preventing bullying can start with a simple conversation

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. → Read More

Calling hours scheduled Monday for Struthers boy killed in shooting

Rowan Sweeney would have been 5 years old this past Sunday. → Read More

Mental health expert: Suicide is a year-round problem but can be prevented

Suzette Miller, with Mercy Health, says it's never too early to intervene if you think someone may be suicidal. → Read More

First Energy will begin shutting off power once again to customers who aren’t paying bills

Earlier this year, First Energy started suspending payments and wasn't shutting anyone's power off. → Read More

Local therapists ready to bring those struggling with addiction back to inpatient services

The Mercy Health Behavioral Institute is ramping up its inpatient services again, which had to stop during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Keeping computers safe for kids during virtual learning

If you are unable to supervise your kids while they're on the computer, there is nanny software out there to help you. → Read More

Fauci sticks with projection of vaccine in 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci says he’s sticking with his projection that a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine may be ready in early 2021. → Read More

With the governor’s support, what will it take to bring recreational marijuana to PA?

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced his support for recreational marijuana. → Read More

Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman among treatment centers helping kids fight cancer

Akron Children's Hospital in Boardman is one of the treatment centers for childhood cancer patients across northeast Ohio. → Read More