Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
As the jobless rate in Ohio continues to climb, the faith community is reaching out to assist those in need. WOSU’s Kim Fox reports.
The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate was 7.3 percent in October, up slightly from 7.2 percent in September.
A report released today advises Ohio tomake a number of adjustments to keep its unemployment fund from going bankrupt.
Ohio’s unemployment increased by two-tenths of one percent in September to 5.9 percent.
The latest unemployment figures out Fridayshow that Ohio’s unemployment rate jumped to 6.1 percent in June, up from 5.7 percent in May.