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Ohio unemployment dropped slightly in August

Ohio unemployment dropped slightly in August

The unemployment rate nationally for August was 8.4 percent, a decrease from 10.2 percent in July.
Warren's contracted EMS provider claims city, county sent 911 calls elsewhere

Warren's contracted EMS provider claims city, county sent 911 calls elsewhere

MedStar’s most recent contract with the city expired Aug. 31. The company tried to renew the contract but was denied, said Scott Pullins, attorney and spokesperson for MedStar.
Valley preps for Halloween made scarier by COVID-19 risk

Valley preps for Halloween made scarier by COVID-19 risk

When it comes to Halloween, Ohio is leaving decisions about trick-or-treating up to individual communities. And, in turn, Mahoning Valley communities are letting parents decide.
Trumbull County reports 1 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Trumbull County reports 1 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

Of those total reported cases, about 69 are presumed to be active infections.
Ohio reporting 579 new cases of COVID-19; 137,888 total

Ohio reporting 579 new cases of COVID-19; 137,888 total

There have been 279 confirmed and probable deaths to date in Mahoning County; 131 in Trumbull; and 80 in Columbiana.
On National Voter Registration Day, young voters targeted

On National Voter Registration Day, young voters targeted

Today is National Voter Registration Day and though about half of Americans age 18 to 24 registered to vote in the 2016 election, only 39 percent cast a ballot.
Meridian HealthCare receives $30K for housing program

Meridian HealthCare receives $30K for housing program

The program will focus on the residents living at Commons at Madison, a two-story apartment complex with 40 one-bedroom, permanent housing units.
Watch live: Gov. DeWine updates the state on coronavirus crisis

Watch live: Gov. DeWine updates the state on coronavirus crisis

The governor will provide the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis at 2 p.m.
Next Steps Coalition to host third ‘Policing in the Valley’ meeting today

Next Steps Coalition to host third ‘Policing in the Valley’ meeting today

The public can watch the discussion on Facebook Live.
Your Morning Matters: The fall of summer

Your Morning Matters: The fall of summer

With Black people in the Valley facing obstacles to jobs and promotions, some leaders have decided it's no longer going to be business as usual.