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  • The media is all over this story: Ebola in NYC! Don Weiss, a doctor with the New York City Health Department, faces microphones outside the bowling alley visited by the physician who tested positive for the virus.

    Yesterday, public health officials announced that Ebola had been identified for the first time in both Mali, a country that neighbors Guinea, and New York City. The arrival of the virus in another West African country is a cause for concern. The World Health Organization has sent a team of health experts to manage contact tracing and infection control for the two-year-old patient.

  • Shooting In Washington School Leaves Shooter, One Other Dead

    A shooting at a Marysville, Wash., school left a gunman and one other person dead, police said on Friday. Television images showed students running out of Marysville-Pilchuck High School with their hands up, while police moved room to room with guns drawn. Police were responding to the school over...
  • Fashion Police: Why Are You Wearing Rubber Boots In Liberia?

    Working in Ebola hotspots is old hat for NPR. We've had reporters and photographers at the epidemic since April. Our global health correspondent Jason Beaubien has been to West Africa three times during the crisis. This week it's my turn. When I left the U.S. last week, I brought a list of tips...

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The Business Journal

  • Author:  Josh Medore BOARDMAN, Ohio – Goldsteins Furniture and Bedding today cut the ribbon for its fifth location, 340 Boardman-Poland Road, the company's first to be branded Your Home by Goldsteins. The idea behind Your Home, Goldsteins...
  • Author:  George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Martini Brothers Burger Bar, as the anniversary of its move to downtown Youngstown approaches, is in an enviable position. “Business is actually growing a little too fast for us,” acknowledges...
  • Author:  George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- George Guarnieri is tackling head on the notion he says he heard from people who said restaurant patrons won’t go to the top floor of downtown’s Commerce Building to dine out. “We’re not afraid of...

What You Need to Know

  • Best Selling Author Wally Lamb is Skeggs Guest

    The Skeggs Lecture Series presents New York Times best-selling author Wally Lamb as he discusses his literary works in Stambaugh Auditorium on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.  The lecture is free and open to the public but tickets are mandatory and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are available at the Stambaugh Auditorium Box Office from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.  For further information call the Office of Alumni and Events Management at 330-941-3497. 

  • 40th Annual Peace Race is ready, set, go for October 26!

    WYSU is proud to support the 40th running of the Youngstown Peace Race on Sunday, October 26, starting and ending in Youngstown. Runners from around the world take part in the race, which celebrates competition, friendship and understanding, and benefits local charities. The event includes the Kids 400-meter Fun Run at 9:00 a.m. The 2 mile run/walk starts at 9:30 a.m. at Market and Boardman Streets. At 11:00 a.m. the 10k run/walk is a certified, beautiful point-to-point course starting just east of the intersection of Kirk Road and South Schenley Ave.

  • Intelligence Squared on WYSU

    Rethink your point of view with Intelligence Squared U.S., Oxford-style debates recorded in New York City.  Based on the highly successful British program, Intelligence Squared U.S. has presented nearly 100 debates on a range of provocative and timely topics.  Intelligence Squared U.S. brings together the world’s leading authorities on the day’s most important issues. Starting this fall, you can hear Intelligence Squared U.S. some Sundays at 6 p.m. on 88.5 WYSU.