WOSU News Archives For: November 2, 2012

President Touts Jobs In Hilliard

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President Obama energizes supporters at the Franklin County Fairgrounds in Hilliard. The president was scheduled to make three stops in Ohio Friday. He is set to return to the state on Monday.
3:51PM
November
2, 2012

President Barack Obama covered a lot of political ground at a rally in Hilliard. And just days before the election, the president was able to energize a crowd of 2,800 people by telling them why they can trust him for four more years.

Columbus Leaders Say Rail Upgrade Will Spur Regional Economy

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Backers of Columbus economy say they want to boost exports to spur job growth in region.
12:10AM
November
2, 2012

City backers say continued growth of the Central Ohio economy depends, in part, on more exports from area businesses. Now , with help from a Washington think tank and capital improvements by freight railroads the region has a better chance to compete with coastal or Great Lakes cities as an export marketer.