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Ohio economy

Ohio has been gaining jobs over the last few years, and its unemployment rate hit its lowest level in 17 years a few months ago.

Ohio’s economy may be improving, but in many ways the state is still struggling nearly six years after the end of the Great Recession.

Republicans have been very effective in tying the slow economy to president Obama.  But in Ohio the recovery is more noticeable than in most states.  At the Democratic National Convention, U.S. Senator Sherrod brown is trying to spread that message.  for Ohio Public Radio, WKSU's Mark Urycki reports from Charlotte.