An Athens man arrested for placing First Amendment stickers over a church directory on a county courthouse has been cleared of the criminal mischief charge against him.
Ohio Jobless Rate – No Movement In July
After several months of steady but slight declines, Ohioâ€™s unemployment rate remainedÂ unchangedÂ in July.Â Â Â The stateâ€™s jobless rate stands atÂ 7.2 percent â€“ the same as it was in June.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says OhioÂ Â gained aboutÂ 11,000 jobs last month.Â The biggest gains were in educational and health services while the biggest job loss occurred in government.
The number of unemployed workers in Ohio was 418,000, about 2,000 less than June.
Ohioâ€™s jobless rate still remains below the US rate of 8.3 percent and lower than Ohioâ€™s unemployment rate was last year.Â Last July Ohioâ€™s rate stood at 8.9 percent.
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