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BUSINESS DIGEST || Mixer, wine event

The Boardman Civic Association will host its Business Mixer and Wine Tasting event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Magic Tree Pub & Eatery on South Avenue.

Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 36.700.51 Aqua America, .20 37.13


CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.

2 lawsuits in Ohio follow Supreme Court ruling on union fees

Months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled government workers can’t be required to contribute to labor unions representing them, a group that helped successfully argue that case has filed two related federal lawsuits on behalf of some government employees in Ohio.

“I got played.” A Vision Property client’s story

“I honestly felt like I was by myself, I thought there was nothing I could do, that I was going to be another case in Youngstown that just gets thrown to the gutter.”, Justine Nieves said.

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$2.25M private investment fund created for startup companies

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced the creation of a $2.25 million private investment fund from venture capitalists to provide money to startup companies in the Midwest, including the Mahoning Valley.

Local home improvement company leaves customers “high and dry,” BBB says

About two dozen customers have called the BBB about the abrupt closure of Energy Wise Home Improvements.

September housing sales mixed in the Valley

September housing sales were up in Mahoning, flat in Columbiana and down in Trumbull.

STUDENT LOANS Judge orders for-profit fraud protection be enforced

Associated Press WASHINGTON Students defrauded by for-profit colleges scored an important

Third-quarter growth for UCFC

Third-quarter growth for UCFC YOUNGSTOWN United Community Financial Corp., parent company of

Canada opens door to legal marijuana

Associated Press TORONTO Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years.

Eastwood Mall Sears among 142 new store closings

Cafaro Co. looking at other development opportunities for the retail space Sears will vacate.

Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 35.33-0.34 Aqua America, .20

TJX project update

TJX project update LORDSTOWN State Sen. Sean O’Brien of Bazetta, D-32nd, and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan

‘Amazon of its day’

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, announces plans to close 142 of its remaining