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8:13 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Ohio Officials Pull Back Medicaid Eligibility Plan

State officials say they will delay submitting a plan to the federal government to overhaul the Medicaid eligibility process for about 700,000 Ohioans who receive the tax-funded health services.

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Business & Technology
12:25 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Dayton Area Sees Job Growth From Last Year

The Dayton area added 48 hundred jobs during the past year. That’s from a report released this week by a national business journal called On Numbers. As WYSO’s Emily McCord explains, it’s the second year in a row of job growth.

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Business & Technology
7:52 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Montgomery County Proposes Funding For Area Projects

Montgomery County is recommending nine area projects for funding, totaling nearly $1.5 million. The Ohio Economic Development Government Equity Advisory Committee, or EDGE, is spearheading the request.

One proposed project is a $100,000  investment to create corporate headquarters for the medical manufacturing group, Midmark.  The money would be used to renovate an existing facility at Tech Town. According to a press release from the county, the project would bring 57 jobs to the area.

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Business & Technology
7:35 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Bob Evans to Close 2 Ohio Plants, Invest in Texas

Bob Evans Farms Inc. says it will close two food production plants in Ohio next year and beef up its production at a Texas facility.

 The Ohio-based restaurant and food company plans to shut down plants in Springfield and Bidwell in southern Ohio next summer as it focuses on convenience foods, packaged side dishes and other higher-growth opportunities.

The move will mean over 50 jobs lost in Springfield and will affect about 110 employees overall. The company says it will try to place some of them in other jobs with Bob Evans.

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Business & Technology
6:36 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Ohio Jobless Rate Decreases for 8th Month in a Row

The unemployment rate in Ohio has dropped for the eighth straight month despite the non-farm payrolls decreasing by 9,500.

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