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Friday, January 19, 2018

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Friday, January 19, 2018

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Friday, January 19, 2018

AKRON, Ohio – Small businesses in the cities of Warren and Akron will benefit from a partnership being launched by e-commerce giant eBay. Devin Wenig, eBay CEO, was at Akron’s Northside Marketplace this morning, where he announced the two cities would be the U.S. pilot communities for the company’s Retail Revival program. CLICK HERE TO […] The post eBay Selects Warren, Akron for ‘Retail Revival’ appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, January 19, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is reviewing notification from the U.S. House of Representatives regarding a request approved last night by the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security for Al Adi. Khaalid Walls, regional director of communications for ICE, said the agency received the request this afternoon for Adi, who was […] The post UPDATE: ICE Gets Notice from Committee on Adi appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, January 19, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – UPDATE: Al Adi has been transferred to Northeast Ohio Correctional Center in Youngstown following a hunger strike. Khaalid Walls, regional director of communications for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, said in a statement that Adi was transferred to Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, 2240 Hubbard Road in Youngstown, after he refused nine consecutive meals […] The post UPDATE: Adi on Hunger Strike at East Side Prison appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, January 19, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Downtown business owner Amer Othman remains in the Geauga County Jail today. His family has talked to Othman’s attorney who says that ICE did not tell Othman he would be transferred, as was initially reported this morning. Othman, better known as Al Adi, owns the Downtown Circle Convenience and Deli. This morning, […] The post Adi Remains in Geauga County Jail: No Release appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, January 19, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in December was 4.7%, down from 4.8% in November and 5% in December 2016, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services. The national unemployment rate last month was 4.1%, the same as it was in November but down from 4.7% in December […] The post Unemployment Rate in Ohio Falls to 4.7% appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, January 19, 2018

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – F.N.B. Corp., the holding company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, will increase its hourly minimum wage to $15 by the end of 2019, accelerating an ongoing initiative. The raise was part of the announcement Thursday of “a financial commitment to both its employees and the communities it serves relating to the signing […] The post F.N.B. Corp. Will Increase Hourly Minimum Wage to $15 appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, January 19, 2018

WARREN, Ohio – The Community Improvement Corporation of Warren and Trumbull County should know by the end of the month whether it is still on the hook for about $105,000 in property taxes owed to the state of Ohio, board members said Thursday at their meeting. The taxes are due on the former RG Steel […] The post Warren CIC Awaits Decision on $105K Tax Exemption appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, January 19, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Amer Adi Othman was “absolutely humbled” upon hearing that action by a subcommittee in the U.S. House of Representatives should see him released from a Geauga County jail today, his lawyer says. Around 5:30 p.m., the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security voted to request that the Department of Homeland […] The post Adi Could See Release Today, Ryan Says appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

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