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Athens County Aims For Reimbursement On FEMA Projects

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Athens County Engineer Jeff Maiden is hoping to get more than $233,000 in federal and state reimbursements for six FEMA protects completed during the administration of former engineer Archie Stanley. Included were four culvert projects and two slip-repair projects for which Maiden's staff was able to compile records for $355,305 in costs. Based on a… Read More

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Gas Infrastructure Investment Signals Industry’s Growth

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People in the oil and gas business break down the industry into different chunks. Upstream is exploration and drilling. Downstream is where finished products meet consumers. The midstream is processing, and that’s where bottlenecks can crop up. Last week a processor called Access Midstream announced plans for a major expansion of its facility in Harrison… Read More

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Tressel: Student Retention Is Biggest Challenge Facing Youngstown State

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Newly appointed Youngstown State University president Jim Tressel says student retention is the most significant issue in addressing the school's financial challenges. The former Ohio State football coach says that retention is the "biggest financial lever we have." The school has seen declining enrollment since 2011, and officials have been seeking ways to keep students… Read More