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Ohio Sees Nation’s Largest Unemployment Drop

An unemployment office.
30, 2011

Ohio reports the nation’s largest decline in new applications for unemployment benefits, while the number of claims nationwide is mostly unchanged.

Ohio Losing More Jobs in Trucking than Auto Manufacturing

2, 2009

The impact of the economic decline on auto industry jobs in Ohio is well documented, but the slowdown is taking even more jobs in the trucking industry.

Airport Officials Cut Costs to Offset Revenue Decline

1, 2008

Facing double-digit declines in passenger and cargo traffic, airport officials are cutting costs at Port Columbus and Rickenbacker.

Home building on the decline; Recent boom partly to blame

19, 2007

Between 2001 and 2003, records were set for housing starts in Central Ohio. But now the number of housing permits is declining, and quite drastically. And a local expert says spec homes built during the recent housing boon are partly to blame.

Coleman seeks more strike forces despite unclear results

17, 2005

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman wants to spend 750-thousand dollars next year to fund another police strike force. This year the city spent half a million dollars to deploy officers in targeted areas to combat violent crime. While Mayor Coleman declares the strike force successful, crime figures are inconclusive.