Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Unemployment Down As Ohio Adds Nearly 20,000 Jobs In May
Thereâ€™s more positive news on the Ohio jobs front.
The latest unemployment report from the Department of Job and Family Services lists a May jobless rate of 7.3 percent. That’s down from 7.4 percent in April and marks the tenth-straight decline in Ohio unemployment.
In a separate survey, the state added 19,600 jobs in May.
The jobs gains came across sectors, with professional and business services adding about 4,500 jobs, 6,000 new jobs in manufacturing, and nearly 6,000 position in private education.