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Traficant announces second major project in Youngstown area

Published: Thu, October 21, 2010 @ 2:10 p.m.

NORTH JACKSON - In conjunction with the hotel, convention center and casino development recently disclosed by Jim Traficant, The Traficant Company today announced a second project to build a high-tech data center in the Youngstown area from Data One Corp. of Knoxville, Tenn.

Data One offers state-of-the-art technology, security, environmental control and redundancy to clients needing to store and back up information. Traficant said the date center is a $350 million development.

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1rmiman(12 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

Let's see. In just one year, he's already surpassed attempts to bring jobs to the area than 7.5 years of the sitting Congressman. It seems to me the sitting Congressman is more concerned with his future political career than in helping bring jobs to Youngstown.

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2Stan(9923 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago


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3Billybob21(96 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

Wow, You are so right. Now why cant other polticians in this area copy off of what jimbo is doing. He hasn't been back a year yet and look at all he is trying to bring to this valley. And its pretty bad noone wants to work with him because it might hurt there own future political careers come on people wake up and start looking out for the mahoning valley and not yourselves.

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4AKAFR1(322 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

..and I thought only Republicans were able to create jobs and solve our problems.

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5MVP(67 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

What a great idea. Propose a "plan" to build a $350M project and if someone else raises the money, you take all the credit and if the plan goes up in flames (as it most likely will) everyone will blame local political foes. It's a can't lose proposition for Dumbo, I mean Jimbo!

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6Billybob21(96 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

Republicans create jobs lol thats the funniest thing i have heard all week. Republicans are to busy sending jobs overseas to create jobs here. There creating jobs alright jobs in China.

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7Stan(9923 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

A data center in the area would put us on the high tech track . Ryan sure isn't working to bring us anything .

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8valleyred(1103 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

Just curious.. what is this lol:
The Traficant Company

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9Traveler(606 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

Worth looking in to to see if there is anything to they project.

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10Stan(9923 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

Owner's Name:
Davin Kenn
Tax Rate: 2.36 / $100
Parcel ID 120PA-00115
Property Address: 8530 KINGSTON PI
Mailing Address:
Appraised Value: $4,002,700.00
Assessed Value: $1,601,080.00

2008 UNPAID 0/0/0 0.00 $64,653.50

Ken Davin seems to in a tax poor situation . He does seem to need a large influx of cash .

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11mrblue(1175 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

Mr. T doesn't care what anybody thinks. He feels these ideas have a chance to go. Maybe yes, maybe no. I still feel that he has had his 15 minutes of fame.

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12piak(508 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

Sheesh! I just sober up and blearily read about Trafficant and some data center. Then there's some investigative reporting that pretty well shows it's all BS.

Didn't Jimmy have a can of BS repellent on his desk when he was in Congress?

Maybe he could start up a plant and manufacture BS repellent? After all, he's got the BS and the hot which are some of the raw materials. It'd probably sell in Washington DC like wild fire.

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13YSUGRAD(134 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

It wont happen, he was bringing a govt payroll center back in the day if you remember. Stop talking Jimmy and make it happen already. I gotta a train to run!!! OK USA!!!!

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14peacelover(834 comments)posted 5 years, 7 months ago

MVP..... you hit the nail right on the head with your comment.

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