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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More time to secure financing and a tentative agreement with new backers are removing from life support the long delayed casino project known as Lawrence Downs Casino and Racing Resort. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board voted Thursday to give Endeka Entertainment LP six months to finalize a new partnership deal and secure […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority may provide financing for an industrial park that could be built near General Motors Co.’s Lordstown Complex. The company, not identified by WRPA officials by presumed to be NorthPoint Development of Kansas City, is one of four entities that approached the port authority this month for financing, […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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 […]

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