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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A bill signed into law last week by Gov. John Kasich likely overrides an amendment to the city charter that guaranteed rights for part-time workers as well as squelching future efforts by municipalities to set minimum wage rates higher than the state rate. Senate Bill 311 contains provisions to prevent political subdivisions […]

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A bill signed into law last week by Gov. John Kasich likely overrides an amendment to the city charter that guaranteed rights for part-time workers as well as squelching future efforts by municipalities to set minimum wage rates higher than the state rate. Senate Bill 311 contains provisions to prevent political subdivisions […]

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Twelve permits for new horizontal wells were issued throughout eastern Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended Dec. 24, while the rig count remained unchanged from the previous week at 22, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Oklahoma City-based Gulfport Energy received six permits — five […]

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – There isn’t much to see along the northern section of U.S. Route 422 in Trumbull County. It’s mostly homes, separated by tree lines and occasionally small woods, on both sides of the four-lane divided highway. A few businesses call this stretch home – out this way it’s Warren-Burton Road – and the […]

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation have awarded nearly $102,000 in grants to six area health initiatives. The largest grant, $25,000, was awarded to the YMCA of Youngstown for its 12-week Livestrong program, which provides cancer survivors with fitness and strength activities as well as support groups. […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

When I was a child, I used to think and act like a child. Now that I am an adult, I have since put those childish ways behind me, except when it comes to Star Wars. While I was born three years after the original movie, A New Hope, launched, the entire brand has captured […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

When I was a child, I used to think and act like a child. Now that I am an adult, I have since put those childish ways behind me, except when it comes to Star Wars. While I was born three years after the original movie, “A New Hope,” launched, the entire brand has captured […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises and the city of Youngstown will jointly host a watch party at the Covelli Centre to cheer for the Youngstown State University Penguins as they compete for the FCS national title Jan. 7 against James Madison University. The party, free and open to the public, will offer indoor festivities such […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

By Victoria Munro LAKELAND, Colo. — It soon will be a New Year — a new beginning, time to think about new directions, dreams and aspirations, and to set and achieve goals. The following seven simple steps will get you started, keep you going and help you get where you want to be. Begin with […]

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

FARRELL, Pa. – NLMK Group, the largest steelmaker in Russia, says it plans to spend $80 million on a major upgrade at its plant here on Roemer Boulevard. The Russian steelmaker announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase processing equipment needed for the construction of a new walking-beam reheating furnace at the plant. […]

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