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Monday, December 30, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As her kids Gavin and Norah figure out a way to navigate BB-8 through a desert map, Talia Anderson offers the occasional helping hand as they drag and drop blocks of code to tell the Star Wars droid where to go. “We have to get BB-8 to the scrap piles,” Gavin says. […] The post Hour of Code Sets up Lifetime of Skills appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, December 30, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – William Pociask sees his life as the actualization of the American Dream.  Emigrating from Poland at 10 – ironically, he notes, he now lives in Poland, Ohio – he learned English, attended Catholic schools and later Youngstown State University, then worked for a local tool and die company, delivering materials for heat […] The post Polish Immigrant Realizes American Dream appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, December 30, 2019

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Monday, December 30, 2019

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the next challenge. He played in eight straight finals. No NBA player won more games or more MVP awards over […] The post King Reigns: James Is AP’s Male Athlete of Decade appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As a resident of downtown Youngstown now, I have been able to confirm a feeling I have had about my city. And I think this confirmation extends to many other cities in the Mahoning Valley such as Warren. This weekend after Christmas saw several tractor trailers pull into the parking lot of […] The post Mickey on Ice Thaws the Stereotype of the Region appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As a resident of downtown Youngstown now, I have been able to confirm a feeling I have had about my city. And I think this confirmation extends to many other cities in the Mahoning Valley such as Warren. This weekend after Christmas saw several tractor trailers pull into the parking lot of […] The post Disney On Ice Thaws Stereotype of Region appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 27, 2019

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Friday, December 27, 2019

Editor’s Note: The following letter to The Business Journal was submitted Dec. 27 in response to a story published Dec. 20. By Lauren SchroederPOLAND, Ohio – The article “Fracking Ban Could Cost Ohio $245B, US Chamber Reports” in the Business Journal is disingenuous. The underlying article “What if Hydraulic fracturing was banned? The economic benefits […] The post Reader Responds to Fracking Impact Report appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, December 27, 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Warren and Youngstown had the highest unemployment rate among Ohio cities in November, according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Warren posted a rate of 7.1%, the highest in the state, while Youngstown was at 6.7%, the second-highest. Warren’s unemployment rate was up from 6.9% both in […] The post Warren, Youngstown Post Highest Unemployment Rates appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

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