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Ohio Jobless Rate Rises To 25-year High

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12:00AM
March 20, 2009

Ohio’s unemployment rate has hit a 25-year high of 9.4 percent as job losses have continued in both manufacturing and services.

Department Of Youth Services Makes Changes To Release Policy

12:00AM
February
26, 2009

The Ohio Department of Youth Services is changing the process for determining how long kids are locked up in its facilities. The changes are designed to give kids more opportunities for treatment within their communities and less time in a youth detention center.

Ohio’s Unemployment Fund Runs Out

12:00AM
January
12, 2009

Ohio’s unemployment compensation fund has been depleted, forcing the state to begin borrowing federal funds.

Ohio Youth Services Closing 2 Facilities

12:00AM
January
8, 2009

The state agency responsible for juvenile corrections says it will close a corrections facility and a residential treatment center to save $24 million.

Ohio Unemployment Reaches 16-Year High

12:00AM
August
15, 2008

New unemployment figures for July show Ohio’s jobless rate is the highest in 16 years.

Kids Feel the Holiday Blues, Too

12:00AM
December
12, 2007

The holiday season can be a busy and stressful time. However, it is not just adults that feel the pressure of gift giving and celebration preparation. Children can also become overwhelmed and even depressed during this time.

Computer Glitch Risk’s Children’s Safety

12:00AM
October
15, 2007

Computer systems experts today are working with county children’s services agencies to eliminate glitches in a critical data-sharing program. At stake: the safety of thousands of abused or neglected children.

Columbus Organizations Work To Resolve Discrimination Complaints

12:00AM
September
13, 2007

Franklin County Children’s Services investigates 12,000 child abuse or neglect complaints each year. But, in some cases, the abuse and neglect investigations prompt additional allegations of civil rights abuses. So, Children’s Services is now working with the Columbus chapter of the N-double-A-C-P to resolve those disputes.

Fewer Ohioans Search For Jobs in February.

12:00AM
March
27, 2007

State official says February storms could have driven people out of the labor market.

City and county governments donate $500K to free legal clinic

12:00AM
March
13, 2007

City and county governments have given Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence received $500,000 to help victims of domestic violence. The money will pay for free legal services.