SPONSORED BY

China’s Trade with US Shrinks Again in September

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China’s trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession. Exports to the United States, China’s biggest foreign market, fell 21.9% to $36.5 billion, a deterioration from August’s 16% decline, […]

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession. Exports to the United States, China's biggest foreign market, fell 21.9% to $36.5 billion, a...

Global Stocks Mixed with US, China Tariff Truce

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose while European markets opened lower Monday after Washington and Beijing announced a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war. London and Frankfurt declined while Shanghai and Hong Kong gained. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. President Donald Trump agreed Friday to […]

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose while European markets opened lower Monday after Washington and Beijing announced a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war. London and Frankfurt declined while Shanghai and Hong Kong gained. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. President...

What’s Next in the Impeachment Inquiry as Congress Returns

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is returning from a two-week recess on Tuesday, but some lawmakers barely left Washington. Three House committees investigating impeachment worked through the break, issuing multiple subpoenas and holding depositions with State Department officials relevant to the inquiry . Democrats are investigating President […]

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is returning from a two-week recess on Tuesday, but some lawmakers barely left Washington. Three House committees investigating impeachment worked through the break, issuing multiple subpoenas and holding depositions with State Department officials relevant to the inquiry...

Rankings Help Colleges Tell Their Stories to Prospective Students

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s a staple of the high school guidance counselor’s office. Usually a blue book, maybe with a bit of red on the cover or vice versa, emblazoned with flashy headlines such as “A+ Schools for B Students” or “Exclusive Rankings.” Every year, U.S. News & World Report puts out its list of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- It’s a staple of the high school guidance counselor’s office. Usually a blue book, maybe with a bit of red on the cover or vice versa, emblazoned with flashy headlines such as “A+ Schools for B Students” or “Exclusive Rankings.” Every year, U.S. News & World Report...

Andrew Johnson Back in Spotlight for 1868 Impeachment

By DAVID CRARY AP National WriterThe president traveled the country, fanning racial animus. He viewed the Congress with disdain. He also tried to undo some of the most important achievements of his predecessor, using executive power. That was not Donald Trump, but another president who faced the ignominy of impeachment: Andrew Johnson. As the impeachment […]

By DAVID CRARY AP National WriterThe president traveled the country, fanning racial animus. He viewed the Congress with disdain. He also tried to undo some of the most important achievements of his predecessor, using executive power. That was not Donald Trump, but another president who faced the ignominy of impeachment:...

Steward Health Care Recruits Hicks-Thibodeau

Amber Hicks-Thibodeau, MD, has joined the staff of Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren, an affiliate of Steward Health Care. Hicks-Thibodeau is board-certified in family medicine and has clinical interests in obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics. She is accepting new patients at Steward Primary Care & OB in Youngstown and Steward Primary Care in Austintown. Hicks-Thibodeau […]

Amber Hicks-Thibodeau, MD, has joined the staff of Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren, an affiliate of Steward Health Care. Hicks-Thibodeau is board-certified in family medicine and has clinical interests in obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics. She is accepting new patients at Steward Primary Care & OB in Youngstown and Steward...

Clark Joins Berkshire/Northwood Salem Office

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services this week welcomed Benjamin Clark to its Salem office. Clark is a 20-year veteran in the real estate industry and joins the Northwood Realty Services family from Century 21 HomeStar. He is licensed in Pennsylvania and Ohio and has experience in residential, commercial and hospitality real estate, both as […]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services this week welcomed Benjamin Clark to its Salem office. Clark is a 20-year veteran in the real estate industry and joins the Northwood Realty Services family from Century 21 HomeStar. He is licensed in Pennsylvania and Ohio and has experience in residential, commercial and...

Santucci Honored for Organizing Chamber Events

The Ohio Economic Development Association has named Nick Santucci (pictured), director of government and public affairs for the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, the winner of its 2019 Excellence in Marketing & Communications Award. Santucci was recognized for his work in organizing the chamber’s Columbus Drive-in and Washington, D.C. Fly-in. The award was presented Oct. 9 at […]

The Ohio Economic Development Association has named Nick Santucci (pictured), director of government and public affairs for the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, the winner of its 2019 Excellence in Marketing & Communications Award. Santucci was recognized for his work in organizing the chamber's Columbus Drive-in and Washington, D.C. Fly-in. The award...

Readers Digest Award Will Fuel Columbiana’s Growth

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – After she lived in Florida for 25 years, small business owner Mary Ann Green came back to her roots – the city of Columbiana, the “Nicest Place in America,” according to Readers Digest. “I grew up here, I loved living here. I didn’t necessarily intend to leave. The economy was not in […]

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – After she lived in Florida for 25 years, small business owner Mary Ann Green came back to her roots – the city of Columbiana, the "Nicest Place in America," according to Readers Digest. “I grew up here, I loved living here. I didn’t necessarily intend to leave....

Midwestern Roots Cuts Ribbon in Downtown Warren

By Dan Hiner WARREN, Ohio – A dark brown piece of wallpaper stands out against the gray-painted wall behind a counter. It’s a piece of Stephanie Dietelbach’s previous business. Her shop was in Garrettsville, and it was destroyed by fire in 2014. A piece of wallpaper from the shop that was retrieved by the insurance […]

By Dan Hiner WARREN, Ohio – A dark brown piece of wallpaper stands out against the gray-painted wall behind a counter. It’s a piece of Stephanie Dietelbach’s previous business. Her shop was in Garrettsville, and it was destroyed by fire in 2014. A piece of wallpaper from the shop that...