Friday Round Up – Kasich-Strickland Recovery Stalls

Unemployment Rate Fails to Drop

Ted Strickland in the 2010 campaign often pointed out that Ohio’s unemployment rate had fallen every month for more than a year.  Republicans, suddenly optimistic about  9% unemployment, also were crowing about 2011 monthly declines in the jobless rate.   So who is to blame now that the unemployment rate stalled at 8.6% last month, breaking a 14-month string of declines?

New Sheriff in Town

Zachary Scott is the man tabbed to succeed Jim Karnes as Franklin County Sheriff.   Karnes was grooming Scott as his successor even before the long-time sheriff was diagnosed with cancer.  WOSU’s multi-media guru Tom Borgerding produced a video interview with Scott.

End of Entendre

Alas.  We’re sorry to see Congressman Anthony Weiner resign.   It’s not because we thought he should stay and fight to restore his good name, but because it likely means the end of a string of entertaining New York Post headlines.  Today’s: Weiner’s Rise and Fall

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