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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

A classic production from 25 years ago makes a comeback – with its original cast. Patrick Donovan brings us the story. The post Classic musical returns to Youngstown stage appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Months after the discovery of pollution in the Mahoning River, residents downstream on the Beaver River, don’t want it to happen again. Caitlin Fitch has the story.The post Lack of communication on water contamination concerns some PA residents appeared first on The News Outlet.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

In Youngstown, the president of City Council serves a four-year term and earns about $28,000 per year. Andrew Donofrio tells us about the seat that’s up for grabs.The post Candidates vie for City Council president seat appeared first on The News Outlet.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

There are two sides to every story. But in the world of fracking those two sides may not always be clear-cut.The post The complex world of Shale appeared first on The News Outlet.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The oil and gas industry is bringing economic benefits to the oil-and-gas-rich areas in Ohio. Chris Davdison tells us how the industry is affecting businesses in one boom-town, Carrollton.The post Business is good, getting better in Carroll County appeared first on The News Outlet.

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.

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