WOSU News Archives For: March 22, 2013

Ohio Unemployment Rate Remains At 7 Percent

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Local unemployment data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services shows Ohio' s unemployment rate remained steady at 7 percent in February.
1:20PM
March 22, 2013

The latest monthly jobs data shows Ohio’s unemployment rate continuing to stay below the national figure.

Congresswoman Bows Out Of 2014 Ohio Governor Bid

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Former Democratic Ohio Congresswoman Betty Sutton says she'll forego a bid for governor in 2014.
12:57PM
March
22, 2013

Former northeast Ohio congresswoman Betty Sutton has decided not to run for governor in 2014.

Columbus Education Meeting Discusses Possible Big Changes

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Columbus Education Commission director Eric Fingerhut opens up the panel's final meeting with a discussion of change and democracy. It looks as if the commission is moving toward making a recommendation that Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman have some involvement in the district.
5:00AM
March
22, 2013

The commission studying the future of the Columbus City Schools met for their final hearing Thursday and got to the heart of the matter — who should run them. The Columbus Education Commission heard suggestions on how the troubled school district should be governed. As WOSU reports the theme of the meeting was big change is needed.