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Road Trip: Hocking Canal

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An artist's rendering of a planting mill and dry dock along the Hocking Canal.
5:00AM
August
13, 2012

Every week this travel season, we’re taking you to an interesting but often-overlooked part of Ohio. This week we’re headed to Logan for a history of the Hocking Canal.

County Jobs Report Shows Differing Economies Around Ohio

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Ohio's unemployment went down a tenth of a percent in May,and employers added nearly 20,000 new workers.
7:26AM
June
20, 2012

The latest jobs report shows Delaware, Union and Franklin counties outperforming much of the state, while counties in southern and southeast Ohio continue to struggle.

DOE Announces $350 Million Uranium Enrichment Project in Piketon

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The U.S. Department of Energy will ensure cost-shared funding in a deal with USEC Inc. for the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon.
10:34AM
June 13, 2012

The Department of Energy is backing the project at the American Centrifuge Plant near Chillicothe “to move critical research forward while protecting taxpayer dollars.”

Road Trip: Rebuilding Meigs County

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Paul Strauss and other members of United Plant Savers are trying to get away from the area's 150 year history of extractive industries.
5:00AM
May
28, 2012

All driving season we’re taking you on a series of road trips exploring Ohio. This week we head south to Meigs county to see how one non-profit is working for developing more sustainable ways to use the land.