Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Ohio Jobless Rate Highest in Two Years
The latest unemployment figures out Friday show that Ohio’s unemployment rate jumped to 6.1 percent in June, up from 5.7 percent in May.
Ohio remains above the national unemployment rate, which was 4.5percent in June.
About 363,000 Ohioans were unemployed last month, according to the state Department of Job and Family Services.