WOSU News Archives For: January 24, 2014

Unemployment Rate Falls For Second Straight Month

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Ohio's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate fell from 7.4 percent in November to 7.2 percent in December.
10:46AM
January 24, 2014

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the state jobless rate was 7.2 percent last month. That’s down from 7.4 percent in November but higher than the 6.7 percent reported for December 2012.

Districts Rush To Meet Third Grade Reading Guarantee

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7:34AM
January
24, 2014

More than half of the Columbus school district’s 4,400 third graders could be held back for not meeting the reading requirement.