Youngstown Sheet & Tube created wealth for residents in Youngstown and Gary in Northwest Indiana for decades as the steel company helped illustrate both cities' manufacturing prowess. Both areas felt the impact of the contractions in the steel industry in the last 50 years and the industry consolidation helped accelerate declines in the cities' populations and employment levels.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio | Mayor Jay Williams said progress started in the city after residents decided Youngstown was in need of a reinvention.
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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio | City leaders admit it took a long time to sell residents on ideas to remake Youngstown.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio | Convincing people this city is open for business has been a battle during the last several decades.
Here are some answers from leaders in the city:
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