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Monday, November 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University’s Ethics Bowl team is headed to the national finals for the second consecutive year.  The team placed first in the Central States Regional Ethics Bowl competition at Marian University in Indianapolis. At the competition, teams argue and defend their moral assessment of complex ethical issues facing society today. Questions address […]

Monday, November 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Whenever a new class enters Trisha Goodnough’s kitchen, she makes one thing clear: the students will make chicken nuggets only once. “It’s something they all want to cook. I will start with that and tell them we are not doing this again,” she says. “A mission of mine is making sure they’re […]

Monday, November 21, 2016

AKRON, Ohio – Brouse McDowell, a regional law firm with offices in Akron, Cleveland, and Lorain County will expand its reach to Canfield as a result of new partnership with Nadler Nadler and Burdman. Nadler attorneys Peter B. Grinstein, Michael A. Gallo, Jay M. Skolnick, Marc S. Stein, Timothy M. Reardon, Edward F. Smith, Kevin […]

Monday, November 21, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Car sales in the Mahoning Valley fell 5.2% in October to 4,388, data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association show. New car sales in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties were down 6.6% to 2,246. The information may not compare directly to previous months, noted the association’s Sara Panza, as the group […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Seeking a leadership post was never his ambition, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said, but he felt he had to step forward after last week’s election, in which Republicans maintained majorities in both houses of Congress and won the White House. The Nov. 8 election “really rocked the Democratic Party,” causing many Democrats […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

It isn’t difficult for executive chef at the Lake Club to pin down when he knew he wanted to be a chef. Forrest Miller was nearly 13 when he saw an infomercial. “It was for a spice rack and a cookbook by Paul Prudhomme. I asked my parents for it for my birthday,” he says. […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.9% last month, up from 4.8% in September, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported. The rate is also an increase from October 2015, when unemployment was at 4.7%. Nationally, the unemployment rate in October was 4.9%, 0.1% lower than a month prior to October 2015. […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Researchers at Northeast Ohio Medical University have identified a connection between areas of the brain stem and changes to the bone density, signaling that bones “may be one of the earliest indicators of brain degeneration in Alzheimer’s disease.” In a preclinical model of the degenerative disease, researchers found that early reductions in […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chesapeake Appalachia LLC, a unit of Oklahoma-based Chesapeake Energy, has sold 27 Utica shale wells and 37,000 net acres in Columbiana County and Beaver County, Pa., to Geopetro LLC. The sale was completed Oct. 27. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The package includes 22 wells that produced an average of […]

Friday, November 18, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Here comes the pushback, predictable for 24/7 political junkies but not the least bit worrisome in a congressional district that gave Tim Ryan more than 70% of its votes Nov. 8, and would overwhelmingly elect him leader of the House Democratic Caucus if it could. As soon as it became known that […]

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