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Monday, June 29, 2015

LOWELLVILLE, Ohio — A quarter century ago, Gus Lyras was employed at his brother’s painting company when it won a major contract from the state of New Jersey to paint several overpasses and underpasses in its highway system. There was one catch. The state suggested that the company find a better way of containing the […]

Monday, June 29, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University is getting a $365,000 grant from the Department of Defense to fund the purchase of a 3-D printer that will give its students and faculty “access to additive manufacturing technology unmatched by any other university in the nation,” says Martin Abraham, YSU provost and vice president for academic affairs. […]

Monday, June 29, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Gov. John Kasich is expected to join the Republican field seeking the party’s 2016 nomination for president July 21, reports Politico. According to the story, first published Sunday evening on the website, Kasich will announce his candidacy  during an event at the student union of his alma mater, The Ohio State University. […]

Monday, June 29, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Roman Jones, a 10-year-old from West Middlesex, Pa., spent a good part of last week building a small, battery-powered rover as part of this year’s Summer Manufacturing Institute. Now that the week-long camp is finished, the first thing Roman hopes to do when he gets home, he said, is to disassemble and […]

Monday, June 29, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The weather forecast for Saturday calls for cool temperatures and rain, forcing city officials to scrub tomorrow’s Slide the City event. They hope to reschedule at a later date. Bergen Giordani, associate director of development for the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, acknowledged the cancellation on Facebook this morning. […]

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