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McDonald’s Makes Pitch For Tax Reduction Due To Nelsonville Bypass

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A hearing was held Wednesday on the request by McDonald's restaurant of Nelsonville for a reduction in property taxes because the Route 33 bypass has hurt business. However, the restaurant may have made the argument a year too soon. McDonald’s request for a reduction in taxable value was filed March 27 by local franchise owner… Read More

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Athens Presented With $400,000 EPA Grant

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented Athens with $400,000 for environmental cleanup. The award was given to the Athens County Port Authority Wednesday with brownfield grants for new investments to study contaminated properties, increase local economies and generate jobs while protecting human health. EPA awarded a $200,000 assessment grant for hazardous substances and a $200,000… Read More

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Three People Will Be Arraigned In Youngstown Corruption Case

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The three defendants in a northeastern Ohio corruption case have pleaded not guilty and have been ordered not to leave the state without the court's permission. Youngstown Mayor John McNally and Mahoning County Auditor Michael Sciortino were indicted in Cuyahoga County on charges that include racketeering and bribery. Unsuccessful Mahoning County prosecutor candidate Martin Yavorcik… Read More