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State officials say the unemployment rate in central Ohio was the lowest among metro regions in January, at 4.2 percent. 

Ohio's unemployment rate for January is 4.1 percent, unchanged from December.  

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 The state's unemployment compensation fund is running low and would be inadequate if an economic downtown occurs.  

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in December, unchanged from November. 

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in November, unchanged from October. 

State officials say Cleveland had the lowest unemployment rate of any metro area in October. 

Ohio's unemployment rate for October is 4.2 percent, unchanged from September. 

Central Ohio's unemployment rate declined last month. 

Ohio's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from July to August. 

The state says central Ohio’s unemployment rate for May is 3 percent, up three-tenths of a point from April. 

Unemployment in central Ohio is at a low not seen since the 1990s. 

Ohio's unemployment rate for April is 4.3 percent, down one-tenth of a point from March. 

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the unemployment rate in central Ohio was 3.4 percent last month, down four-tenths of a point from February.  

State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate for March was 4.4 percent, down two-tenths of a point from February. 

The state says central Ohio’s unemployment rate in February fell seven-tenths of a point from January to 3.8 percent. 

Ohio's unemployment rate for February declined by one-tenth of a point from January to 4.6 percent. 

Ohio's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by one-tenth of a point from December to January. 

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says families due to receive food assistance in March will be getting it early.  

Seven thousand federal workers in Ohio aren't receiving paychecks because of the partial government shutdown. 

Ohio's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December is 4.6 percent, unchanged from November. 

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Nearly 16 thousand Ohio children are in the custody of county children's service agencies. 

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Ohio Governor-elect Mike DeWine has appointed a veteran lawmaker to oversee the state's public colleges and universities among other new picks for his Cabinet as he prepares to take office next week. 

Ohio's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for November is 4.6 percent, which is unchanged from October. 

Ohio's unemployment rate for September is 4.6 percent, unchanged from August. 

Ohio's unemployment rate for August is 4.6 percent, unchanged from July. 

State officials say central Ohio’s unemployment rate fell four-tenths of a point in July to 4.1 percent. 

Ohio's unemployment rate for July is 4.6 percent, an increase of one-tenth of a point from June. 

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.5 percent in June, up two-tenths of a point from May. 

State officials say the unemployment rate for central Ohio in May was 3.5 percent, up from a revised 3.3 percent in April. 

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