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Friday, February 27, 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley announced today that the 2014 annual campaign raised $2,640,803, exceeding the goal of $2.6 million. This is the most money the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley has raised since the economic recession hit in 2008, which led to more people […]

Friday, February 27, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will adopt a 10.8% overall rate reduction for Ohio private employers with approval from the BWC Board of Directors today. The change, effective July 1, is expected to bring a decrease in projected annual premium of $153 million, and bring private employer rate levels 21.4% lower […]

Friday, February 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator’s CEO and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan joined President Obama in praising the Federal Communication Commission’s vote to approve strong net neutrality rules, as Republican lawmakers and some business leaders decry the decision and vow to fight it legislatively and in court. The FCC approved the new rules Thursday […]

Friday, February 27, 2015

CORTLAND, Ohio — Although the old Packard Electric name is still visible on the southern exterior of the building, new signage at the base of 500 W. Main St. displays the name Maxill, a consumer and professional dental products company that is preparing to begin operations here. The company, based in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, […]

Friday, February 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The American Postal Workers Union is launching a new campaign seeking public support to stop the closings of regional mail processing facilities here and in Akron, Dayton and Toledo. A new website, MyMailOhio.com, launched this week, sets forth the argument postal unions have made since The U.S. Postal Service announced in May […]

Friday, February 27, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When the Paramount Theatre closed in 1976, it was the last downtown movie house that offered a regular schedule. David Pokrivnak, founder of The Little Youngstown Cinema, is looking to change that. Beginning in late March, Pokrivnak says, classic movies will be shown twice a month in Erie Terminal Place. With a […]

Friday, February 27, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. — Public Policy Polling released its annual poll on television news preferences Thursday, essentially confirming what PPP found in 2014. The difference in this year’s survey is that respondents, all registered voters, were asked whether Brian Williams’ recent problems haven’t had any impact on overall perceptions of NBC News. Voters are evenly divided, […]

Friday, February 27, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. — Public Policy Polling released its annual poll on television news preferences Thursday, essentially confirming what PPP found in 2014. The difference in this year’s survey is that respondents, all registered voters, were asked whether Brian Williams’ recent problems haven’t had any impact on overall perceptions of NBC News. Voters are evenly divided, […]

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