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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber today announced that members of Congress representing the region and the state have agreed to work together to “identify and advance the community’s legislative priorities on the federal level.” The chamber says its “Valley Federal Delegation Working Group” consists of U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan, D-Howland, Bill Johnson, […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

CANFIELD, Ohio –For the past two decades Jim and Toni Amey have spent their free time traveling the country looking for relics of Idora Park, but it wasn’t until last year that the public saw their collection. The couple built a 4,400-square-foot building next to their home, 4450 South Turner Road, for the artifacts they’ve […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When the renovation project just launched at the Holiday Inn Boardman is completed, the only items remaining in each of the rooms will be the air conditioners and television sets, the general manager, Mike Moliterno, says. The renovation, which Moliterno estimates at $2.5 million, is one of several projects involving either upgrades […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

CORVALLIS, Ore. – People living or working near active natural gas wells may be exposed to certain pollutants at higher levels than the Environmental Protection Agency considers safe for lifetime exposure, according to scientists from Oregon State University and the University of Cincinnati. The researchers found that hydraulic fracturing – a technique for releasing natural […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A team led by environmental engineers from Drexel University are the first independent researchers to take a closer look at the air quality effects of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania, the school announced Tuesday. The research group used a mobile air quality monitoring vehicle to survey regional air […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A team led by environmental engineers from Drexel University are the first independent researchers to take a closer look at the air quality effects of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania, the school announced Tuesday. The research group used a mobile air quality monitoring vehicle to survey regional air […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – A survey of more than 150,000 GasBuddy members finds that more than 73% of people will be traveling between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and a majority (83%) plans to take two or more trips. The survey conducted by the travel app, released Tuesday, also found that Memorial Day is the most […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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