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Ohioan Detained In North Korea Gets Job Back

Ohioan Jeffery Fowle got his job back with the city of Moraine after being held for months in North Korea.
30, 2014

An Ohio city has agreed to rehire an American arrested and detained in North Korea for nearly six months while criticizing his decision to travel there.

Report: More Than 1 in 6 Ohioans Seek Food Help

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Ohio Association of Food Banks says one in six Ohioans doesn't get enough to eat.
October 30, 2014

A new report on hunger finds that more than one in six Ohioans is struggling to get food on the table.

Republicans, Democrats Make Cases To Female Voters

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29, 2014

Abortion is likely the first thing that comes to many people’s minds when they hear the words, women’s issues. But that’s only one issue women are concerned about in the upcoming election.

U.S. Senator Pushes Bill He Says Would Help End Vet Homelessness

Sen. Brown’s proposals also include expanding services and support for women veterans. He says as most homeless vets are men, many existing facilities can’t serve women and their kids.
October 28, 2014

Ohio’s senior U.S. Senator has introduced proposals that include letting the VA develop public-private partnerships in order to help vets with legal issues, boost transitional housing programs, and expand existing programs that help former soldiers find jobs.

Columbus Police Vow Enforcement of ‘Move Over’ For Tow Operators

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Columbus Police say they'll use part of a $320,000 federal grant to boost enforcement of 'move over' laws when tow trucks are clearing accident scenes.
28, 2014

Many jobs are hazardous, including driving a tow truck. Now, Columbus police and local tow companies want to reduce roadside hazards for tow truck operators with more enforcement of ‘move over’ laws.

Retailers To Use Social Media For Seasonal Hiring

This holiday season, some retailers will use social media to attract temporary workers.
27, 2014

People looking to get seasonal work often turn to the internet or the old-fashioned “want ads” for job postings. But this year, some retailers are taking a more proactive approach: social media ads.

Ohio’s Housing Market On The Rebound

Ohio Housing Finance Agency numbers show the median price for homes during a 12-month period ending in July $103,000, compared with $84,000 two years earlier.
27, 2014

Ohio’s housing market shows signs of rebound after a steep drop in prices during the Great Recession.

Study Predicts Fewer people In Workforce, Lower Consumer Spending

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October 27, 2014

A big budget hole may be ahead for the state, thanks to Ohio’s aging population.

First Time In Since 2010, Ohio Gasoline Average Price Below $3

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Ohio average gasoline prices have fallen below $3 per gallon for first time since 2010
24, 2014

A gallon of regular gasoline in Ohio averaged $2.99 Friday, according to auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. The last time Ohio’s average gas price dropped below $3 was on Dec. 10, 2010.

Non-Compete Clauses For A Sub Shop?

In 2013, Jimmy John's Gourmet Subs was ranked as the nation's fastest growing restaurant chain by Kantar Retail.
21, 2014

Non-compete agreements are usually reserved for the media or executives who could divulge company secrets. But it’s been reported that Jimmy John’s, one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in Central Ohio, makes all of its employees sign extensive non-competes.