A Columbus Police deputy chief says officers could have done a better job handling rowdy crowds after the Ohio State football team won the national championship.
Ohio’s unemployment turned sharply downward in November. The state jobless rate stood at 8.5 percent, down a half-percent from October’s 9 percent figure.
The U.S. Labor Department has released new jobless figures for major metropolitan areas. It pegs Columbus’ unemployment rate at 8.2 percent. As the jobless rate remains stubbornly high, The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for the first time is hosting private companies in its booth at the State Fair.
The latest jobless report paints another optimistic picture of the Ohio economy.