Employers in Ohio, as well as across the nation, are likely to overlook skilled applicants because of felony backgrounds. This type of hiring discrimination happens all the time. This is despite a recent state law that allows employers to be immune from prosecution should they hire someone who goes on to commit a crime.
A city landmark in downtown Youngstown is having some legal trouble. The building owner, an out-of-state investment group, is taking time to deal with its housing violations on the property. Shee Wai Wong tells us the story behind the building.
If you’re taking a bite out of a Big Mac in Cortland, it’s taking a bigger bite out of your wallet than if you’d bought it in Hubbard.
Ideally, an election for Youngstown mayor would be based on platforms and promises. In reality, race plays an important role. Former mayors, election experts and city residents weigh in on the issue and how race will affect the November election.
Locally, more people use government assistance to buy food than the national average. Lee Murray has the story.
The November elections are still a few months away but we already know, race will play a significant role in who wins. News Outlet reporter Andrew Donofrio brings us the story and the many voices of race and politics.
Driving in Youngstown may be much more dangerous than you realize. News Outlet reporter Steve Wilaj brings us the details.