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Five graduates receive Better Business Bureau scholarships

Five graduates receive Better Business Bureau scholarships

“The BBB scholarship program has never been more important than in 2020 with so many senior activities canceled due to the pandemic,” Carol Potter, BBB president and CEO, said.
Here's who got the biggest Paycheck Protection Program loans in the Valley

Here's who got the biggest Paycheck Protection Program loans in the Valley

Federal COVID-19 relief for businesses saved more than 64,000 Mahoning Valley jobs, according to data released Monday. One local business owner called it a "godsend."
BUSINESS UPDATES | Pecchia Communications promotes Hulea to project director

BUSINESS UPDATES | Pecchia Communications promotes Hulea to project director

Among today's business updates: Burgan Friedkin Commercial Group; BRITE Energy Innovators; MCCTC Adult Career Center; and AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
Yoga Element provides outlet to relieve stress during pandemic

Yoga Element provides outlet to relieve stress during pandemic

"The community aspect of yoga grounds us and helps us realize we are all more alike than we are different,” Yoga Element co-owner Mandy Hinkle said.
BUSINESS UPDATES | The Prodigal Company receives national award

BUSINESS UPDATES | The Prodigal Company receives national award

Among today's business updates: Summer Sweat Series at Southern Park Mall and Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.
Number of Ohioans receiving unemployment benefits drops

Number of Ohioans receiving unemployment benefits drops

The U.S. economy added 4.8 million jobs in June as states eased restrictions placed on businesses deemed nonessential.
U.S. Sec. of Commerce delivers $6.4M in grants to Valley

U.S. Sec. of Commerce delivers $6.4M in grants to Valley

Secretary Wilbur Ross visited Youngstown to tour America Makes and speak with local leaders in the business community.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Youngstown attorney graduates from leadership academy

BUSINESS UPDATES | Youngstown attorney graduates from leadership academy

Among today's business updates: "Rethinking Manufacturing"; Platt Insurance Group; ABC Fire Extinguisher Co.; and AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
AG Yost: General Motors must repay Ohio $60M

AG Yost: General Motors must repay Ohio $60M

Per a 2009 contract, GM promised to maintain the Lordstown Assembly Complex through 2028 and retain 3,700 jobs through 2040 in exchange for $60 million in tax credits. GM closed the plant in 2019. 
WRTA named Transit System of the Year by Ohio Department of Transportation

WRTA named Transit System of the Year by Ohio Department of Transportation

ODOT’s Division of Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion gives out eight awards each year to individuals, companies and organizations who show commitment to the principles of civil rights, diversity and inclusion in the transportation industry.