September 30, 2014

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Awaiting rebound: Ohio bleeds middle-class positions

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Does new technology destroy jobs? Obviously. Just ask the assembly line worker replaced by robots or the grocery clerk who lost a job to scanners. But there is supposed to be a tradeoff: better jobs in new industries to take the place of those made obsolete. That’s what happened in the early 20th century when Read More…

Jobs data provide mixed message about state of economy

The jobs report for last month shows that Ohio’s unemployment rate is continuing a slow, downward trend. But the number of jobs also is declining. The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services reported Friday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 6.7 percent — down from 6.8 percent in November and Read More…

Man is dead after standoff in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — A man who held off police for 30 hours is dead. The standoff at a home at 1528 Jefferson Ave. ended about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, a police spokesperson said. “The male suspect, age 39, is deceased as a result of gunshot wounds,” according to a prepared release from police. “A woman in the Read More…