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  • Unrest In Ferguson May Speed Up Decline Of Real Estate

    A grand jury has yet to decide if it will indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., this summer. Protests over Brown's death are ongoing in Ferguson, though they are calmer than the sometimes violent clashes that happened immediately after...
  • This Past September Ranks As Hottest On Record, NOAA Says

    This past September was, on average, the hottest on record, meteorologists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday. The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces was 60.3 degrees Fahrenheit, or 1.30 F hotter than the century average. The AP...

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  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber this morning announced attorney John Rossi of Cortland as its foundation president. Rossi will concentrate on support and growth for the foundation, which was formed in 1993 as one of the funding arms of the...
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In September, 7,947 new entities filed to do business in Ohio, up from 6,239 the same month a year earlier, the office of Secretary of State Jon Husted reports. Year to date though September, there have been 71,668 new business filings through the office...
  • Author:  George Nelson YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A grassroots initiative launched a year ago is becoming a driving force for downtown revitalization. The Economic Action Group, which met for the first time last December, will hold its 10th...

What You Need to Know

  • Vindicator named best in class at AP awards

    WYSU's print partner The Vindicator was named best in the state for newspapers with a daily circulation of 25,000 to 74,999 in this year’s Ohio Associated Press Media Editors competition.  In addition, The Vindicator won 13 first-place awards, the General Excellence award, and shared a first place in community service, breaking news coverage, and in explanatory reporting categories.

  • 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.