Ohio’s official unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years after employers added naerly 18,000 jobs in November.
WOSU News Archives For: December 1, 2008
This week marks the anniversary of the start of the Montgomery bus boycott. WOSU Commentator Jerolyn Barbee says thanks.
Governor Strickland is in Philadelphia, where the nation’s governors are meeting today with President-elect Barack Obama. The state leaders will make their case for more federal money for health care programs and for road and bridge repair projects. On Monday, Strickland said Ohio tax revenues are falling short of projections.
Leftover turkey was barely in the fridge Thanksgiving night when thousands of people headed out the door to go shopping. Some retailers wanting to capitalize on the most profitable shopping day of the year – the day after Thanksgiving known as “black Friday” – opened their stores at midnight. One popular destination – the Prime Factory Outlet stores in Jeffersonville. Meanwhile a professor of retail merchandising at Ohio University predicts a less than stellar season for retailers