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Hearing aids would be cheaper, much easier to get under new FDA proposal. Here’s how

Hearing aids would be cheaper, much easier to get under new FDA proposal. Here’s how

About 37.5 million adults in the U.S. have some trouble hearing, but only about 20% of those who could benefit from using a hearing aid actually use one.
BUSINESS UPDATES | Direction Home of Eastern Ohio offers Medicare assistance

BUSINESS UPDATES | Direction Home of Eastern Ohio offers Medicare assistance

Also among today's business updates: Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership; Oak Hill Collaborative; Dalia's Caribbean Kitchen; Minority Business Outreach Initiative; and AAA East Central.
AN INCLUSIVE TABLE | Professional diversity hinges on authentic mentorship

AN INCLUSIVE TABLE | Professional diversity hinges on authentic mentorship

Why do so many organizations and/or businesses struggle to implement meaningful and strategic diversity efforts?  The phrase, “It isn’t what you know, but who you know” may offer some insight into this problem. And one solution is mentorship.
Report: Senate bill would help Ohio workers shut out of unemployment

Report: Senate bill would help Ohio workers shut out of unemployment

The measure would extend coverage to 4 in 5 Ohio workers currently not eligible for unemployment insurance.
Haiti gang seeks $1M each for kidnapped U.S. missionaries

Haiti gang seeks $1M each for kidnapped U.S. missionaries

"This group of workers has been committed to minister throughout poverty-stricken Haiti,” the Ohio-based ministry said.
Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt

Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt

Former President Donald Trump has aggressively tried to block the committee’s work by directing Bannon and others not to answer questions in the probe.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE | I-80 to have lane restriction, ramp closure tonight

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE | I-80 to have lane restriction, ramp closure tonight

The lane restriction and ramp closure are for striping and bridge repairs.
U.S. expected to authorize mix-and-match COVID booster shots

U.S. expected to authorize mix-and-match COVID booster shots

Allowing mixing and matching could make the task of getting a booster simpler for Americans and allow people who may have had adverse reactions to the initial dose to try a different shot.
BREAKING | Ohio reports 3,617 new COVID-19 cases; 206 new cases in the Valley

BREAKING | Ohio reports 3,617 new COVID-19 cases; 206 new cases in the Valley

Ohio on Tuesday reported surpassing 1.5 million total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Youngstown activist Victoria Allen honored by Ohio AG Dave Yost

Youngstown activist Victoria Allen honored by Ohio AG Dave Yost

Allen, who died in September, was president of the ICU Block Watch Group, president of Crime Stoppers of Greater Youngstown, events coordinator of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 28 of Youngstown and a member of the South Avenue Area Neighborhood Development Initiative.
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