YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Though it wasn't the vehicle's highest selling month in terms of volume, the Chevrolet Cruze saw sales soar nearly 45% in September compared to the same month a year ago, General Motors Co. reported yesterday.
GM said it delivered 18,415 Cruzes during the month versus 12,730 units sold in September 2013, a 44.7% increase.
The Cruze, manufactured at GM's Lordstown Complex, is GM's best-selling passenger car and is second in volume sales only to the Chevrolet Silverado, continuously the highest seller in the automaker's portfolio.
LAS VEGAS -- The U.S. gaming industry contributes $240 billion to the U.S. economy, a new study has found. That's equivalent to the total state budgets of New York and Texas combined.
The industry supports more than 1.7 million jobs, which is more than double the total employment in Washington, D.C., and nearly $74 billion in income, according to the study released by the American Gaming Association conducted by Oxford Economics. The $38 billion in tax revenues to state and federal government are enough to pay more than 500,000 teachers' salaries.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohioans are the target of yet another scam, this time involving computers. Callers tell consumers their computers are infected with a virus and falsely claim they will fix the problem.
The warning from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine comes at the start of October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
WASHINGTON -- Driven by stronger same-store sales and customer traffic levels and a more optimistic outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index posted a solid gain in August. The index stood at 101.9 in August, up 1% from July and its first gain in three months.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- C's Waffles has expanded with C Waffles Express, a new location at 7105 Lockwood Blvd., Boardman. The restaurant opened Sept. 22.
The new location specializes in quick meals for breakfast and lunch, and features both dine-in and takeout service, according to a company news release. The establishment joins locations in Boardman, Hubbard, Brookfield, Struthers and North Lima in Ohio; Hermitage and New Castle, Pa.; and Smyrna Beach, Fla. Its first location opened in 1992.
Hours are 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
- Restaurant Performance Index Shows August Gains - October 1, 2014
- C's Waffles Adds Express Location in Boardman - October 1, 2014
- Hallrich Donates $5,594 to United Way's Success By 6 - October 1, 2014
- FirstEnergy Issues Warning about Phone Payment Scam - October 1, 2014
- NanoLogix Tech Included in Tuberculosis Report - September 30, 2014
- BWC Approves New $1B Rebate for Ohio Employers - September 29, 2014
- Akron-Canton Airport Gets Perfect Score from FAA - September 29, 2014
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