WOSU News Archives For: December 16, 2011

Jobless Numbers Down, But Unemployed Don’t Notice

Unemployment Numbers
50-yeaer-old Kevin Wildes looks for potential jobs at a Columbus Metropolitan Library job center. Wildes goes most days for about an hour.
4:49PM
December
16, 2011

Ohio’s unemployment rate may be the lowest it’s been in three years, but the decline means little to those who are still looking for work.

Kilroy Is In 3rd District, Barely

kilroy finger - house labeled
It appears Congressional map makers may have just missed putting Mary Jo Kilroy's house in the new 3rd Congressional District.
2:17PM
December
16, 2011

It appears Congressional map makers may have just missed putting Mary Jo Kilroy’s house in the new 3rd Congressional District.

Ohio Jobless Rate Drops to 8.5 Percent

unemployment
Ohio's November jobless rate fell .5 percent.
9:00AM
December
16, 2011

Ohio’s unemployment turned sharply downward in November. The state jobless rate stood at 8.5 percent, down a half-percent from October’s 9 percent figure.

What Do You Think Of The Redesigned Riverfront Sculpture?

6:00AM
December
16, 2011

Facing criticism his design looked like a power plant cooling tower artist Brian Tolle has come up with a new idea for a sculpture along The Scioto Mile. The shape remains the same. but the mirrors are gone and the top looks like a crown. Do you like the new design?