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Ryan’s 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 ...

Valley’s battery-cell plant in gear for 2022 production

Editor’s note: This is the fourth-biggest story of 2021 in Mahoning County as voted by Vindicator staff. By RON SELAK JR. Staff writer LORDSTOWN — It was in February when the last of the 14,000 steel beams that make up the skeleton of the Ultium Cells electric-vehicle battery-cell ...

Top 10 of 2021

YOUNGSTOWN — From the opening a new super retail center in Boardman to expansion downtown of a local brewer to millions invested to improve health care and distribution in North Jackson, business-related news in the region was wide-ranging. At the same time, it was mostly positive with the ...

Casino revenue slips in Nov.

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 ...