Ohio unemployment

Ohio University is getting 2 million dollars from a 39 million dollar federal grant program designed to help bring jobs to Appalachian areas hurt by the declining coal industry. 

Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Mar 22, 2013

Ohio's unemployment rate for February was 7 percent, unchanged from January.

After 11 straight months of gradually dropping, Ohio's official unemployment rate has remained steady for the past 3 months.  Although it's unclear where the 7.2% jobless rate will be heading, some of Ohio's job seekers see hopeful signs that the economy is improving.  

Romney campaigns in Mansfield

Sep 10, 2012

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was in Mansfield Monday afternoon, blaming Ohio’s unemployment problem on President Obama. Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen reports from the campaign trail.