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Thursday, May 5, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY – Chesapeake Energy Corp. posted a net loss of $964 million or $1.44 per diluted share during the first quarter, the company reported this morning. The primary driver for the loss was a noncash write-down of $853 million against Chesapeake’s oil and gas properties, which have declined in value since commodity prices started […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY – Chesapeake Energy Corp. posted a net loss of $964 million or $1.44 per diluted share during the first quarter, the company reported this morning. The primary driver for the loss was a noncash write-down of $853 million against Chesapeake’s oil and gas properties, which have declined in value since commodity prices started […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Donald Trump has Tracey Winbush’s vote for president now that Gov. John Kasich has ended his quest for the Republican Party nomination, but he’ll have to earn her active support, she said Wednesday afternoon. Winbush, vice-chairwoman of the Mahoning County Republican Party and treasurer of the Ohio Republican Party, said she would […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

WINDHAM, Ohio – Following his graduation from Youngstown State University in 1973, Robert Kimes taught 15 years at Windham High School before retiring. And now, he’s giving something back – a lot back, really — to the two schools to which he dedicated his life. Kimes, a modest man, established an endowed scholarship at the […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

WASHINGTON – A coalition of community and environmental organizations sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday, calling for regulations to stop oil and gas companies from handling and disposing of drilling and hydraulic fracturing – or fracking — waste in ways they say threaten public health and the environment. The suit was filed in U.S. […]

Thursday, May 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Mission College, the program Sister Jerome Corcoran founded four years ago to help college students from working poor families complete their degrees, is about to have two success stories to its credit. Youngstown State University seniors and Mission College clients Tekia Huggins, a communications major, and Ashley Snipes, majoring in biology, will […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The 910th Airlift Wing will host a meeting Thursday of Eastern Ohio Military Affairs Commission at the Community Activity Center  of the Youngstown Air Reserve Station here. During the meeting, to run from 1 to 3 p.m., those attending will hear about the commission’s progress since its founding a  year ago. […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

BOLOUGNE-BILLANCOURT, France – Hit hard by the collapse of the global oil and gas market, pipe and tube manufacturer Vallourec posted a net loss of $326 million during the first quarter of 2016, the company said Tuesday. Vallourec, which operates Vallourec Star in Youngstown, said its revenues fell 36.2% to $771.9 million, brought on by […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Transportation is requesting additional information from Aerodynamics Inc. before the certificate it received to allow it to begin its Youngstown-to-Chicago daily service takes effect. Among the information the federal agency requests is third-party verification that the company has the required funds to operate the service. “At this time, […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning Valley Historical Society wants to bring back a decorative feature from days of yore – painted advertising signage on the sides of downtown buildings. The city’s design review committee approved the society’s request for signage for the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center downtown, including a reproduction of a historic Good […]

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