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Friday, May 8, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of new cars and trucks by area dealers in April were down about 3% from the same month last year, the monthly report by the Automobile Dealers Association shows. Year to date, sales are running at a similar pace. In April, car dealers in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties sold 2,672 […]

Friday, May 8, 2015

WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in April, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this morning. The unemployment rate edged down a tenth of a percentage point from the month before, to 5.4% in April from 5.5% in March. Over the year, the unemployment rate and the number of […]

Friday, May 8, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home prices in the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman metropolitan area declined by 0.8% in March compared to February, reports CoreLogic, a California-based provider of property information and analytics. On a month-over-month basis, home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 1.2% in March compared to February, according to CoreLogic. Excluding distressed sales, year-over-year prices declined by […]

Friday, May 8, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Augmented reality and virtual reality – terms normally associated with the video game industry – have become phrases electrical contractors hear often. Advances in technology have enabled electrical contractors to deliver more sophisticated products to their customers and provide more efficiency in new construction projects. “We do a lot of what’s called […]

Friday, May 8, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tucked away in cramped rows of metal cabinets on the fourth floor of Ward Beecher Hall are stacks upon stacks of folders filled with plants. It’s here in Youngstown State University’s herbarium, the fourth-largest in the state, that Carl Chuey spent 47 years, devoting his life and pouring his passion into amassing […]

Friday, May 8, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Wagers on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course dipped slightly in April compared to March, a trend reflected in statewide results as well. Bettors at the Austintown racino wagered $74.88 million in credits last month, down less than half a percentage point from $74.14 million in March, […]

Friday, May 8, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Power of the Arts will hold its next Arts Means Business event May 14, Technology in Arts Marketing: From the Dark Ages of Printing to Twitter. The event will take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Raymond John Wean Foundation in downtown Warren. During the event, presenters will discuss how search engine optimization […]

Thursday, May 7, 2015

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