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Small Businesses Collaborate to Weather the Economic Storm

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12:00AM
November 15, 2009

While large businesses are showing signs of economic recovery, economists and other observers have begun to express concern that small businesses are still hurting.

Consumers Continue to Watch Spending; Retailers Sales Slump

12:00AM
August
19, 2009

Despite encouraging news from some analysts that the nation’s economy is on the mend, consumers continue to watch their spending. And that’s evident in recent retail earnings reports. WOSU spoke with a local retail analyst to find out why people still are not spending.

Physician Survey: Recession Having a Major Impact on Doctors and Patients

12:00AM
August
11, 2009

A statewide survey of physicians shows the recession is having a significant impact on doctors and patients alike.

Recycling Participation Remains Strong Despite Drop in Commodity Prices

12:00AM
July
15, 2009

The recycling industry is still hurting from the historic drop in prices for recyclable commodities last fall. But while demand for what comes out of recycling stations is sluggish, enthusiasm for what goes into them seems to be growing.

Morrow’s Sorrows: The County Faces Hard Times and Tough Decisions

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12:00AM
July 9, 2009

Many of Ohio’s counties face budgetary difficulty right now, and Morrow County is no different. Its commissioners have asked county employees to take two weeks off without pay before the end of the year to help close the budget gap – and the county’s sheriff said the jail may have to close.

AAA: Fewer People Traveling July Fourth; Recession To Blame

12:00AM
July
2, 2009

The American Automobile Association predicts a slight decline in travel that’s more than 50 miles this holiday weekend. The auto club says gas prices are down but so is the economy.

Community College Enrollment Grows in Slowing Economy

12:00AM
February
4, 2009

As unemployment numbers increase, more laid-off workers are taking a different approach to the job market. Enrollment at community colleges and technical schools is growing. WOSU takes a look at this changing trend in higher education.

Economic Downturn is More of the Same for Two Women Living in Poverty

12:00AM
December
30, 2008

The deepening recession brings additional challenges to many Ohio residents, but for many others, the combination of higher costs and lower incomes is more of the same.