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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The gas and oil industry boom brings, people, trucks and rigs to Carroll County, but for one local business, prosperity is measured by brown bag lunches. Here’s reporter, Chris Davidson.The post Fracking success can be measured in sack lunches appeared first on The News Outlet.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Booms, busts and rushes. American history is filled with them. During the Gold Rush, thousands went West in search of riches. Now, people are looking for wealth in a new direction – down. What’s in those shale deposits below our feet may change rural communities forever. Rachel Lundberg brings us the story.The post Fracking boom can also lead to an eventual bust appeared first on The News Outlet.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Every year, around the first week of April or so, some people call off work, change their regular activates or alter their schedule. It’s not like they caught a flu bug, it’s more like they’re getting ready to catch something else. Chris Davidson talked with some of people who played hooky this past Thursday.The post A little bit of spring lands in Lake Glacier appeared first on The News Outlet.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

It’s a fundamental right of all Americans: trial by jury. But it’s up to the attorneys to choose the people who sit in the jury box and decide our fates at trial. Rachel Lundberg brings us a look at how lawyers go about deciding who makes the final cut.The post Selecting juries a crucial, but imprecise process appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Who’s the right mayor for Youngstown? Thomas Humphries, president of the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, says part of that answer has to do with where the city is in its life cycle. He recently sat down with News Outlet reporter Andrew Donofrio and explained the role economics should play in the 2013 mayoral election.The post Chamber chief says next mayor needs to make city efficient appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, April 8, 2013

As the natural gas industry expands throughout Ohio, it brings workers from across the country looking for their share of the profit. The News Outlet’s Christopher Kochera brings us the story of one of those workers.The post Well-paid roustabouts work long days, face dangers appeared first on The News Outlet.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Mayoral candidate Jamael Tito Brown’s slogan is “Youngstown Forward.” Brown shares the course he’d plot for the city’s future with News Outlet reporter Andrew Donofrio. The post Brown: I have experience to move Youngstown forward appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Youngstown City Council will make a vague idea a reality next week when they vote on whether to begin the search for a city planner. Here’s Rachel Lundberg with the story.The post City council to discuss planner position April 3 appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Voters will go to the polls May 7 to elect the democrat candidate for mayor of Youngstown. The News Outlet brings you an interview with each of the candidates. This is the second in our series. Candidate John McNally IV shares his plans for the city with News Outlet reporter Andrew Donofrio.The post McNally plans to better handle blight, planning, jobs for Youngstown appeared first on The News Outlet.

Monday, March 25, 2013

The oil and gas industry is bringing change to Ohio and other oil-and-gas-rich states. Chris Davidson tells us about just one of the transformations taking place in the heart of Carroll County.The post With fracking prosperity comes fracking traffic appeared first on The News Outlet.

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