The Youngstown Vindicator says former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland will run for the Senate next year.
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.
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.
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.