The Economy & Business

The Economy & Business
9:22 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Jobless Benefits Could End For 55k Ohioans

About 55,000 Ohioans among the long-term unemployed are expected to lose jobless benefits soon because of the end of federally funded aid initiated several years ago.

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The Economy & Business
5:04 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Longtime Ohio Republicans Talk Fiscal Cliff

Two longtime Republicans from Ohio are talking about the so-called fiscal cliff. That's a package of tax increases and spending cuts that will take effect if Congress doesn't act.

Former U.S. Senator George Voinovich says he SUPPORTS tax increases on the wealthy.

But Voinovich, who was governor of the Buckeye State in the 90s, says his willingness to compromise comes with strings attached.

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The Economy & Business
11:41 am
Fri November 16, 2012

New Ohio Jobless Rate Dips Below 7%

Ohio’s official unemployment has dropped once again and it now at 6.9%.  The October rate represents a drop of only two-tenths of 1% compared to the revised rate in September.

Still, it means Ohio now has its lowest jobless rate in more than four years.  You have to go back to August of 2008 to find a jobless rate in the same 6% range. 

The Economy & Business
10:14 am
Sun November 11, 2012

An Interview With Alternative Radio Host David Barsamian

 

 The Book Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism is a collection of interviews between economist Richard Wolff and David Barsamian, host of Alternative Radio. Barsamian recently visited Yellow Springs and spoke with Andy Valeri, host and producer of UnCommon Sense TV Media, and occasional co-host of "Around The Fringe" here on WYSO.

 

Alterntiave Radio airs Wednesday nights at 11 on WYSO.

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The Economy & Business
12:04 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Goodwill Easter Seals Plans Dayton Service Complex

A local charity has bought the final piece of real estate it needs to launch construction of an $11 million, 80,000-square-foot human services center near downtown Dayton.

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley will begin by razing the former South Main Street flag shop it purchased this week and six adjacent commercial properties.

The Dayton Daily News reports officials are soliciting architectural bids for the building and surroundings.

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