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Black to Retire Nov. 30 from WFMJ Anchor Desk

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bob Black, anchor of WFMJ-TV since January 1998, announced tonight that he will deliver his final newscast Monday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. He will be succeeded by WFMJ Weekend Today anchor Derek Steyer, who will join co-anchor Leslie Barrett weeknights at 6 and 11 p.m. Black came to WFMJ from WKBN-TV […]

October VLT Play Down from Year Earlier at Racino

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Bettors wagered $78.5 million on video lottery terminals at Mahoning Valley Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in October, the Ohio Lottery Commission reported. VLT play last month was down 1.7% from October 2014, which was the first full month the Austintown racino was opened. The racino, operated by Penn National Gaming […]

Akron Accelerator Houses Boot Camp for Computer Programmers

AKRON, Ohio – Inside the Akron Business Accelerator is a program for software programmers that boasts a 95% job placement rate. The starting salary of its graduates averages $52,000 a year. If this seems too good to be true, it is. Sort of. “It’s a 12-week, immersive training program that lets people with a high […]


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