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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The 39th annual Peace Race Oct. 13 in Youngstown attracted 1,015 runners from across the nation and the world. Elijah Muturi of Kenya placed first overall, while Jessica Odorcic of Madison, OH, finished first in the Women’s Open.The post Peace Race lures runners from Ohio, nation, other countries appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Mill Creek MetroParks in Youngstown offers several ideals spots to observe the fall leave display. But the trees and plants aren’t the only reason to visit. Small creatures, such as squirrels, will can be observed around the trees gathering nuts and acorns for winter.The post Autumn lovers can get their fill of fall color at Mill Creek appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, October 14, 2013

October to March is the traditional flu season. The Centers for Disease Control says 5 to 20 percent of the population will battle flu each year. Chris Davidson reports.The post Pharmacies offer vaccines to counter flu season appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, October 7, 2013

In mid-September, students from the radio journalism class at Youngstown State University covered a story about the volunteers who make the Polish dish – pierogi. The post YSU Radio Class Covers St. Stan’s Pierogi appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

A city landmark in downtown Youngstown is having some legal trouble. The building owner, an out-of-state investment group, is taking time to deal with its housing violations on the property. Shee Wai Wong tells us the story behind the building.The post Youngstown steps up pressure on owner of Parkway Tower appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

If you’re taking a bite out of a Big Mac in Cortland, it’s taking a bigger bite out of your wallet than if you’d bought it in Hubbard.The post Variable prices for fast food blamed on volume, cost, discrimination appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Allergy season is upon us, and it’s not just people who suffer. Chris Davidson spoke with a veterinarian about the troubles our pets face.The post Allergies: They’re not just for humans anymore appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Locally, more people use government assistance to buy food than the national average. Lee Murray has the story.The post More people use food assistance in Valley than U.S. average appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, August 30, 2013

Beginning this week, Ohioans will be paying more in sales tax. Chris Davidson reports.The post Increase in state sales tax effective Sept. 1 appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

With the recent armed robberies on Youngstown’s North side, Youngstown State University Police has increased patrol hours. YSU Police Chief John Beshara tells students to be alert and not get distracted by technology.The post YSU police chief offers advice in light of recent robberies appeared first on The News Outlet.

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