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Tim Ryan’s Senate campaign reaches deal on union contract

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s Senate campaign reached a union contract agreement with five staff members that includes a minimum hourly salary of $25 for full-time workers, unlimited personal time off and 100 percent employer-covered medical, vision and dental insurance. Ryan is the first U.S. ...

Events set on Lordstown Energy Center permit request

LORDSTOWN — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency scheduled a virtual information session 6 p.m. Jan. 13 to discuss a permit request by Lordstown Energy Center to discharge processed wastewater into Mud Creek. Staff will give a presentation and answer questions during the session. An ...

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CHAMBER DRIVE-IN SET: The Youngstown / Warren Regional Chamber’s fifth annual Columbus Drive-In is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Ohio Theatre in Columbus. The cost is $250 for chamber members and $500 for nonmembers. Attendees can drive down on their own or sign up to ride the bus to and ...

Top 10 of 2021

WARREN — From millions in investments to bolster and expand manufacturing and distribution capabilities in the Mahoning Valley to perhaps the only new department store opening in the U.S. to the ups and downs of a electric-vehicle manufacturer trying to gain a foothold, business-related news ...

Casino revenue slips in November

WARREN — Revenue at Ohio’s four casinos last month eclipsed $78 million, down about 3.5 percent from October, according to the latest numbers from the Ohio Casino Control Commission. Table revenue was $26.1 million last month, up about 7 percent from October, while slot revenue was down ...

Wagering down at Austintown racino

AUSTINTOWN — Wagering in November on video lottery terminals at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course was $124.8 million, the lowest it's been since February. That is also down from the $140.8 million bettors wagered in October at the racino in Austintown, according to numbers ...