Job Growth Slows Sharply, But Unemployment Rate Dips

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Li-Wen Hung (left) and Whitney Chen were waiting to meet potential employers at a Manhattan job fair earlier this year
11:31AM
April
5, 2013

Just 88,000 jobs were added to private and public payrolls in March. The jobless rate still edged down to 7.6 percent — but only because nearly half a million fewer people were in the labor force.

Blue Jackets Make Big Splash At NHL Trade Deadline

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The Columbus Blue Jackets made three trades, which included obtaining three-time all-star Marian Gaborik, on Wednesday.
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April
3, 2013

The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired all-star right winger Marian Gaborik prior to this afternoon’s NHL trade deadline in an attempt to make the playoffs. They also parted with former rookie of the year goalie Steve Mason.

Cold Weather Causes School Delays

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Cold temperatures have caused some local school districts to delay the start of the school day.
7:53AM
January
22, 2013

School delays for January 22, 2013.

Cities Cash In On Leasing Land For Drilling

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Youngstown officials say they don't intend to lease Wick Park or any other city park land for natural gas drilling.
8:24AM
November
29, 2012

In some Eastern Ohio cities like Youngstown and Campbell, the source for a financial and jobs windfall is development of the oil and gas fields know as the Utica shale.

Dublin, Worthington, New Albany school levies pass; UA fails

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The New Albany schools tax levy passed by just 40 votes according to unofficial totals on Tuesday night.
11:45PM
November 6, 2012

School levies in Dublin, Worthington and New Albany have passed according to unofficial vote tallies, while Upper Arlington’s levy lost badly.

Election Results

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9:19PM
November 6, 2012

Results from the Presidential, State and Local Races

Political Junkie Road Show Photo Slideshow

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NPR's Neal Conan and Ken Rudin on stage at the Political Junkie Road Show in Columbus.
8:37AM
October
11, 2012

WOSU hosted NPR’s Neal Conan and Ken Rudin for an evening of politics, trivia, puzzles and jokes during the “Political Junkie Road Show” on Wednesday.

New Ohio Guide Helps Travelers Find Scenic, Significant In Ohio

10:42AM
May
2, 2012

Ohio spends millions of dollars each year to attract visitors to its amusement parks, beaches, and historical sites. And, this year, travelers can also take advantage of a series radio reports. Its called the New Ohio Guide. Tune in for a tour of the scenic and significant around Ohio.