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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An associate with Harvard University will give a lecture on the state of trade relations between the United States and Japan, and how that impacts areas like the Mahoning Valley. Noriyuki Shikata is an associate with the program on U.S.-Japan Relations with the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University and […] The post Harvard Associate to Give Lecture on US-Japan Trade appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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Monday, January 13, 2020

By FRANK AUGSTEIN and DANICA KIRKA Associated PressSANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II agreed Monday to grant Prince Harry and and his wife Meghan their wish for a more independent life, allowing them to move part-time to Canada while remaining firmly in the House of Windsor. The British monarch said in a statement that […] The post Queen Agrees to Let Harry, Meghan Move Part-Time to Canada appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, January 13, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Planning initiatives, infrastructure upgrades and development of new industrial properties are on the agendas of public and private economic development agencies in the five-county region.  From shepherding potential projects to the finish line, implementing a new revolving loan fund for small business, and landing an aerospace component manufacturer in Mercer County, 2020 […] The post 2020 Brings Diverse Economic Development Agendas appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, January 13, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Golf in the snow? Say what? Hearing “Fore!” in northeast Ohio in the winter months is unusual. But not for this group. Since 1987, Poland Rotary and The Chili Open have raised over $1.20 million for local charities. In 1985, spawned from a visit to Akron, the late Nelson “Gus” Gustafson returned […] The post Poland Rotary Chili Open Takes Place Feb. 8 appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, January 13, 2020

WYOMISSING, Pa. – Penn National Gaming, the owner of Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course, is in talks to purchase Barstool Sports, according to a report from Recode. According to the Vox Media site, Barstool was valued at more than $100 million last year. Since the Supreme Court legalized sports betting last year, the […] The post Report: Penn National in Talks to Buy Barstool Sports appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, January 13, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — New education courses will gives area manufacturers an opportunity to get new and existing workers trained to fill in-demand automation and robotics jobs. In talking with manufacturers, the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition has identified a growing trend toward automation as the labor market tightens, says its executive director, Jessica Borza. Employers are […] The post MVMC, Career Center Offer Training in Robotics, Automation appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, January 13, 2020

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Monday, January 13, 2020

CANFIELD, Ohio — EmpowHERment, a support group for women in medicine, is holding its second event Wednesday evening at The Lake Club in Poland to focus on the challenges all women professionals face at work and at home. The group, formed by Dr. Meredythe McNally-Ryznar and Dr. Shannon McNally-Velasquez, held its inaugural event in September during […] The post Women Physicians Gather Jan. 15 for EmpowHERment appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Monday, January 13, 2020

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — The Labor Department issued a final rule Sunday that clarifies when a worker is employed by more than one company, an issue that affects franchise businesses such as McDonald’s and firms that have outsourced services such as cleaning and maintenance. The rule, first proposed last spring, replaces […] The post New Labor Dept. Rule Clarifies ‘Joint Employer’ Standard appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

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