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County Jobs Report Shows Differing Economies Around Ohio

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Ohio's unemployment went down a tenth of a percent in May,and employers added nearly 20,000 new workers.
7:26AM
June
20, 2012

The latest jobs report shows Delaware, Union and Franklin counties outperforming much of the state, while counties in southern and southeast Ohio continue to struggle.

National Guard Provides Details On Soldier Deaths

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From left: Capt. Nicholas Rozanski, Sgt. 1st Class Shawn Hannon, and Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Rieck were killed last week by what the National Guard describes as an improvised explosive device.
7:27AM
April
11, 2012

Ohio’s Adjutant General says the three Central Ohio natives were killed by an improvised explosive device.

Hamilton Township Grad Killed In Afghanistan

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Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army
9:54AM
April 5, 2012

The Department of Defense says Army Staff Sgt. Christopher L. Brown was killed in Kunar province on Tuesday.

Honda Recalling 550,000 SUVs

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Problems with headlight wiring are forcing Honda to recall about 550,000 CR-V and Pilot SUVs.
10:34AM
March
30, 2012

The company that employs about 13,000 people in Central Ohio says thousands of CR-Vs and Pilots have a defect in headlight wiring.

What Gas Price Would Change Your Driving Habits?

Posted: March 23, 2012

Gas prices in central Ohio are at or near $4 per gallon, and they could go higher. What gas price would cause you to change your driving habits?

Conservative Report Targets Central Ohio Pensions

8:25AM
February
7, 2012

The new report says the pensions of several Central Ohio government retirees are an example of government waste.

What Columbus Needs – A Little Less Bickering

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Downtown Columbus
6:00AM
November
16, 2011

Each year, Columbus Monthly Magazine asks movers and shakers what the city needs to succeed. WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller has a few of his own ideas.

Central Ohio Families Survive Extreme Poverty

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Kia Ellis browses furniture for her new low-rent apartment. The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio furnishes homes for low-income people.
5:00AM
October
24, 2011

The number of Central Ohio families living in extreme poverty continues to climb. One in five Columbus-area children lives in extreme poverty. That means their family makes at most $11,000 dollars a year. WOSU tells the stories of three women who have to support their families on about a thousand dollars a month.

September Home Sales Up Over Last Year, Down From August

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More homes sold in central Ohio compared to last September, but sales fell 11 percent from earlier in the summer.
12:40PM
October
21, 2011

The Central Ohio report paints another mixed picture of the local real estate market.