Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
WOSU News Archives For: July 26, 2010
Would you go to a fat personal trainer? A schizophrenic therapist? How about a speech pathologist who stutters? Earlier this month, hundreds of people who stutter were in Cleveland for the National Stuttering Association’s annual conference. And many believe that speech pathologists who stutter have empathy and a perspective that other therapists do not. But as Dan Bobkoff station WCPN found out, the path to success is full of doubt and discouragement.
Mid-July is peak paving season in Ohio. Most road crews are laying asphalt or pouring concrete. But in Coshocton County, on some roads less traveled, the county engineer allows some formerly paved roads to return to gravel.
Job seekers over 50 may be hurting more in this tough economy as Ohio’s unemployment rate stands at 10 point five percent. And some experts say the jobless rate is worse than reported. Some organizations designed to help seniors find jobs are stepping up to provide needed help.