Retailers report sluggish sales for July as job worries escalate--and--Wendy's/Arby's Group reports a second quarter profit of 14.9%, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Labor Department says number of newly-laid off workers seeking unemployment insurance fell last week - 1:12

  • Elyria Mayor says $24.6 million federal grant to build lithium-ion battery plant will boost region - 1:53

  • Congress looks to dig deeper into the ongiong investigation of the National Organics Program - 4:27

  • DHL agrees to pay government $9.4 million to settle claims that it shipped to Iran, Sudan, and Syria - 6:07