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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.

Ohio’s Economic Recovery Weak For African-American Communities

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Ohio Legislative Black Caucus highlights state's economic recovery not spreading to African-American communities.
6:05AM
February
23, 2015

Leaders in the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus claim not enough of the economic recovery has happened within larger inner-city communities.

Budget Battles Expected From State Capitol In 2015

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Budget battles are expected for the new General Assembly that starts working this week.
8:12AM
January
5, 2015

2015 is a budget year, and that potentially means battles over priorities. And Gov. John Kasich knows it.

Ohio Economy In 2015 Shows Potential For More Growth

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The 2015 economy could see more job growth in manufacturing and shale drilling.
7:14AM
January 2, 2015

More people went back to work in Ohio in 2014, but will that trend continue in 2015? And what else can we expect for the Ohio economy?

First Time In Since 2010, Ohio Gasoline Average Price Below $3

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Ohio average gasoline prices have fallen below $3 per gallon for first time since 2010
12:22PM
October
24, 2014

A gallon of regular gasoline in Ohio averaged $2.99 Friday, according to auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. The last time Ohio’s average gas price dropped below $3 was on Dec. 10, 2010.

Ohio Unemployment Rate Flat In June

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12:14PM
July
18, 2014

The unemployment rate in Ohio for June remained unchanged at 5.5 percent, staying at the lowest level since before the Great Recession.

Higher Gas Prices May Be Due To Better Economy

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.Higher prices at the gas pump could be blamed on better economic times.
12:24PM
June 26, 2014

Drivers can expect to see rising gas prices at the pump with a holiday weekend right around the corner.

Ohio’s Economy Matching Growth Of The Nation

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Newly released numbers show Ohio matched the growth of the national economy last year.wmaker wants to hike the state's minimum wage by two dollars an hour.
8:29AM
June
12, 2014

Newly released numbers show Ohio matched the growth of the national economy last year.

Central Ohio Fares Well In Local Unemployment Report

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As a whole, Ohio's unemployment rate remains well below the national rate.
11:26AM
May 20, 2014

Unemployment fell in every Ohio county last month, and Central Ohio fared especially well.

Economist Predicts Good, Not Great 2014 For Central Ohio Economy

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Economist Bill Lafayette predicts 18,000 net new jobs for Central Ohio in 2014
2:55PM
January
8, 2014

Long-time Central Ohio Economist Bill Lafayette says 2014 certainly won’t be a boom year for the Columbus area economy, but it will definitely feel better. He predicts decent economic and job growth in Central Ohio in the coming year.