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Friday, April 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation Thursday recognized the Business Resource Network as a “promising practice.” The partnership of local government and nonprofit organizations provides a range of services for businesses in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties. Founded in 2008 on the concept of providing one-stop access to a full range of […]

Friday, April 10, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Trade with other countries has created more than one million jobs since 2009 and supported a record 11.7 million jobs last year, including more than 450,000 in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Obama Administration officials relied on those statistics from a report released Thursday to make their case for trade promotion authority for President […]

Friday, April 10, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ted Strickland for Senate campaign today announced it raised $671,073 in the 35 days since the former Ohio governor announced his candidacy. But even so, the $649,171 the Democrat’s campaign has on hand is less than a 10th of what incumbent U.S. Sen. Rob Portman has in his war chest. Last […]

Thursday, April 9, 2015

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – The price of gasoline this summer is projected to be the lowest in a decade, according to the consumer website GasBuddy.com. GasBuddy estimates that the average price of gasoline in the United States should hover around $2.35 per gallon of regular fuel during the summer driving months between Memorial Day and Labor […]

Thursday, April 9, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Two steel companies – McDonald Steel Corp. and Hynes Industries – have found success in rehabilitating older manufacturing complexes to sustain strong market demand for their products. McDonald Steel Corp. first realized the potential of U.S. Steel Corp.’s former McDonald Works shortly after the steel giant shuttered operations there in 1980. And, […]

Thursday, April 9, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Two steel companies – McDonald Steel Corp. and Hynes Industries – have found success in rehabilitating older manufacturing complexes to sustain strong market demand for their products. McDonald Steel Corp. first realized the potential of U.S. Steel Corp.’s former McDonald Works shortly after the steel giant shuttered operations there in 1980. And, […]

Thursday, April 9, 2015

SHARON, Pa. – The Shenango Valley and Lawrence County chambers of commerce will tonight hold their third annual Business to Business Expo. The networking event, set for the Park Inn by Radisson in West Middlesex, again coincides with their third annual recognition of young professionals at a reception for  40 Under Forty honorees. The two […]

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