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GOP-backed overhaul of Ohio voting laws nearing release

GOP-backed overhaul of Ohio voting laws nearing release

“The price of liberty is eternal vigilance, and there's always room for improvement,” state Rep. Bill Seitz said.
BUSINESS UPDATES: YSU senior wins prize to continue pursuit of start-up

BUSINESS UPDATES: YSU senior wins prize to continue pursuit of start-up

Among today's other business updates: Burgan Real Estate, Chromaticity Technologies, Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition; Youngstown Business Incubator; Glass Gallery & Wellness; Patton Building Services; Suite Magnolias on the Green; CertaSite; Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio; and AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
Appointments available for COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Dillard’s

Appointments available for COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Dillard’s

Individuals age 18 and older can schedule an appointment.
COMMUNITY VIEW | Sidewalks line the path to recovery in Youngstown

COMMUNITY VIEW | Sidewalks line the path to recovery in Youngstown

Healthy Community Partnership Mahoning Valley is responding to Mark Sweetwood's April 13 column to promote the importance of sidewalks and walkable streets as priorities for stimulus fund spending.
'Wake-up call' |Youngstown leaders say Chauvin's murder conviction sends a message to police

'Wake-up call' |Youngstown leaders say Chauvin's murder conviction sends a message to police

“Honestly, I’m so glad to see the world is changing in real time, right in front of my eyes," said Ty'onna Powell, who organized a June march in downtown Warren after George Floyd's murder.
Biden says guilty verdict for police officer in George Floyd death ‘much too rare’

Biden says guilty verdict for police officer in George Floyd death ‘much too rare’

President Joe Biden on Tuesday called the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin a step forward for racial justice, but warned that such verdicts are “much too rare” and legislative reform must be next.
‘THANK YOU GOD’: Darnella Frazier, who filmed George Floyd’s death, reacts to verdict

‘THANK YOU GOD’: Darnella Frazier, who filmed George Floyd’s death, reacts to verdict

Darnella Frazier, the teen who filmed George Floyd’s death, reacted to the verdict with relief and tears.
YSU football program faces penalties over violations

YSU football program faces penalties over violations

The YSU football program faces two years of probation and a $5,000 fine among other penalties.
UPDATE | Crowds celebrate as jury finds Chauvin guilty of all charges in death of George Floyd

UPDATE | Crowds celebrate as jury finds Chauvin guilty of all charges in death of George Floyd

In Youngstown, Bryant Youngblood, assistant director for the Academy for Urban Scholars, said “At the end of the day, it does some good just to know the justice system works."
Operation Pollination aims to improve Youngstown environment, beautify neighborhoods

Operation Pollination aims to improve Youngstown environment, beautify neighborhoods

The first Operation Pollination site will be unveiled Thursday.