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  • Agent Who Sent Anti-Trump Text Messages Escorted From FBI Building

    A senior FBI official who has come under fire for sending politically charged text messages while working on the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the Trump-Russia probe has been escorted out of the FBI building.
  • U.S. Announces Its Withdrawal From U.N. Human Rights Council

    Updated at 6:15 p.m. ET After more than a year of complaints and warnings — some subtle and others a little less so — the Trump administration has announced that the United States is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and...

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  • The post 300 Students Visit YSU Crash Day appeared first on Business Journal Daily.
     
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown State University students, alumni and visitors, along with research, construction and entrepreneurial activities, pump nearly $1 billion into the five-county regional economy every year, supporting close to 16,000 jobs, a new study says. In addition, YSU generates...
     
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Policy Matters Ohio and the Innovation Ohio Education Fund will host a forum 6 p.m. Thursday on how to create living wages in the Mahoning Valley. Participating in the forum will be representatives from the host organizations, as well as Valley Voices United for Change, UAW Local...
     

Composer's Datebook

  • On today’s date in 1869, a visitor to Boston’s Back Bay could have marveled at a huge, new wooden structure sporting American flags and surrounded by a mini-village of peanut vendors and lemonade stands.

  • Drop the name “Pleyel” among a group of classical music aficionados and one of them might say, “Oh, yeah, Pleyel. He was a French piano maker. I think Chopin liked Pleyel pianos.” Another might add, “He was a composer, too, but...

  • Back in 1714, today’s date fell on a Sunday, and, if you had happened to be attending a church service at the German Court of the Duke of Weimar, you might have heard some new music by the Duke’s court composer and organist, Johann Sebastian Bach.