State labor officials say Ohio employers added about 1,000 workers in September, and about 14,000 people left state unemployment roles.
Foreclosures Drop Sharply In First Half Of 2013
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The number of foreclosures in the Columbus area is down sharply over the first half of the year.
Foreclosures in Franklin County peaked in early 2010, when more than a thousand homes went into foreclosure in a single month.
The latest figures from the county Clerk of Courtâ€™s office show foreclosures have slowed to about half that pace.
3,002 homes went into foreclosure in the first six months of the year. Thatâ€™s down more than 25 percent from the same period last year. Much of the drop in foreclosures in Ohio and around the nation is credited to a $25 billion settlement with providers who admitted to several abuses.