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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Addressing institutionalized racism in America requires whites and people of color conducting more than superficial conversations about the issue and for both to recognize their privilege, Minister DeVante Hudson said Monday. Hudson delivered the keynote address at the morning-long program, Remembering What Is Civil and Doing What Is Right: An Examination of […]

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love between people, but there are plenty of kinds of love in the world. That’s why we here at The Business Journal are celebrating furry, four-legged friends in our newest contest. The Pet Look-Alike photo contest wants to see who loves their pet so much that […]

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

BUTLER, Pa. – Armstrong customers have a new option for music streaming with the launch of 100 new channels through the New Music Choice platform, the company announced Monday. New Music Choice offers 75 commercial-free audio channels and 25 video channels to Armstrong EXP customers with TiVo boxes. The channels can be accessed by going […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University will hold its semi-annual WCBA Meet the Employers Day Feb. 8 During the event, students and employers get together to discuss internships, co-ops and full-time positions. It will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the atrium of Williamson Hall on the […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation has awarded $65,000 to the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Youngstown State University to implement an internship program this summer. The 2017 Nonprofit Leadership Summer Honors Internship Program will hire 10 YSU students to work with area nonprofits over the course of the 12-week internship. The students […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan was among more than 70 members of the House of Representatives who Friday introduced the National Infrastructure Development Bank Act. The legislation, modeled after the European Investment Bank, would create and fund a public bank to leverage public and private dollars to help rebuild roads, highways, bridges, and environmental […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

GIRARD, Ohio — The results are in and The Paw Platoon came in first place in the Gibson Insurance Agency’s fifth annual holiday giving campaign, reports marketing director Katie Barca. Gibson Insurance conducted a Facebook contest to award $10,000 in donations to 10 local charities. With a total of 3,919 votes, The Paw Platoon was […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — It’s important for all businesses to protect against viruses, spyware, and other malicious code. First and foremost, make sure each of your business’s computers is equipped with antivirus software and antispyware, and update regularly. Such software is readily available online from a variety of vendors. All software vendors regularly provide patches and updates […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s not your grandmother’s wedding. Weddings have changed dramatically since the bygone days of a simple rented hall, your basic punch bowl and a short reception. And they’re still in flux. “Get Married,” “Bridezillas,” “Four Weddings” and other reality shows have taken the hidden world of individual weddings and made them very […]

Monday, January 16, 2017

In the heat of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, president Bill Clinton attempted to use every tool in the trade to stave off one of the most embarrassing revelations for any modern president. Among these strategies was his attempt to invoke executive privilege in order to avoid testifying, or his aides from testifying, about the president’s […]

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