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Kasich To Give State Of The State Speech In Wilmington

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Governor Kasich wants to give his State of the State address in Wilmington.
1:35PM
January
30, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is asking to deliver his annual State of the State speech in Wilmington, a rebounding southwest Ohio city hard hit by job losses during the recession.

Wilmington Adds Jobs, Still Searching For Thousands More

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DHl laid off about 9,500 workers when it left the Wilmington Air Park in 2008.
7:24AM
August
7, 2013

The southwestern Ohio community of Wilmington is a little closer to recovering the thousands of jobs lost with the departure of shipping giant DHL in 2008.

Wilmington Works To Combat State’s Highest Jobless Rate.

12:00AM
April
26, 2010

In Wilmington, southwest of Columbus, one in six adults, is out of work, the highest unemployment rate in the state. The small city and surrounding region is trying to recover from the closing of D-H-L’s air cargo hub and the loss of 8,000 jobs.

State Hopes To Retrain Unemployed Workers

12:00AM
May
11, 2009

As the ranks of the unemployed swell, many new arrivals on the unemployment line turn to re-training. Ohio has a two-tiered re-training program that depends, in part, on community colleges.