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Community Henry Scott Jr. of Youngstown, who served 15 years on a felony sex charge, has worked at Comprehensive Logistics for three years. He now helps others felons find jobs. Jessica Mowchan/TheNewsOutlet.org
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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.

Audio The City of Youngstown is investigating criminal charges against the out-of-state landowner of Parkway Tower. There are several code violations that the owner hasn’t addressed. Shee Wai Wong/TheNewsOutlet.org
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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.

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