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Delaware County Had Ohio’s Lowest Jobless Rate In February

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State labor officials say Delaware County had a jobless rate of 3.6 percent in February
8:18AM
March 25, 2015

State labor officials say the county had a February jobless rate of 3.6 percent, just below northwest Ohio’s Mercer County.

The Passing Of An Era: Well-Known Holocaust Survivor Dies

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Abe Weinrib recorded his story for Columbus' Jewish Community Center in 1987.
8:59AM
January 6, 2015

Abe Weinrib spent the last several decades of his life telling local students about the Nazi occupation of Europe and his time in concentration camps. He died last week at the age of 102.

Snow Coming To Central Ohio

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Columbus city leaders took criticism last winter for a lack of snow plows that left many streets snow covered for days.
9:52AM
January 5, 2015

The first significant snowfall of the season is expected to hit Central Ohio late Monday and early Tuesday, with a cold front tracking closely behind the storm.

Program Uses Text Messages To Link The Hungry With Pantries

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Volunteer Janet Reuss helps distribute emergency food at a pantry supplied by the Mid-Ohio foodbank
8:40AM
December 15, 2014

The goal of the new Columbus program is to link people who need extra food with underused food pantries in their neighborhoods.

Central Ohio Group Says Immigrant Reform Not Big Enough

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The Central Ohio Worker Center advocates on behalf of immigrants and others.
2:58PM
November
21, 2014

Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.

Health Care Advocates Race To Meet ACA Deadline

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Groups like Enroll America are using social media to get people signed up for coverage ahead of the Dec. 15 deadline.
9:07AM
November
17, 2014

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are knocking on doors and using social media to get people signed up for health plans ahead of the December 15 open enrollment deadline.

Family Homeless On The Rise In Central Ohio

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Officials say they plan to research local homeless families and the system currently in place to help them.
8:02AM
November 10, 2014

Figures released last month by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development showed the number of homeless families across the country had decreased by 15 percent since 2010. But estimates show family homelessness in the Columbus area increased by 7.6 percent during that time.

Central Ohio Home Sale Prices Hit Record High

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Columbus Realtors reports home sales are up as inventory continues to decline.
4:35PM
September
22, 2014

Central Ohio home sales hit a record high, last month, despite fewer people buying.

DNC Calls Columbus Visit “Helpful”, Still No Decision On 2016

Delegates from the Democratic National Party arrive Wednesday at Nationwide Arena.
Delegates from the Democratic National Party arrive Wednesday at Nationwide Arena.
1:03PM
August
8, 2014

Columbus awaits a decision on a political plum. A team from the Democratic National Committee wrapped up a two day visit to get a close up look for a possible 2016 national convention.

Maggots Found In Food At Prisons In Marysville, Trumbull County

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Aramark Correctional Services is a private company with the contract to feed Ohio prison inmates.
8:31AM
July
8, 2014

The private company charged with feeding Ohio prison inmates says maggots were found in food and serving equipment at two Ohio prisons.