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Dan Konik

Ohio’s jobless rate for last month creeped up again, but the state maintains there’s still good news in the numbers. 

The jobless rate fell last month, but the state also lost jobs. That doesn't seem to make sense, but the state says there's positive news here.

Last year was a hard one in a category that nearly every politician talks about and nearly every election hinges on: the economy. And specifically, it was a tough year for job growth in Ohio.

Karen Kasler

The state’s jobless rate was 5% for January, which is unchanged from December. But officials say there’s good news in that number.

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Ohio’s jobless rate ticked up slightly last month.

Policy Matters Ohio

Though Ohio’s jobless rate is below the national average and the state is on a job-gaining trend, a new economic report says there are still some numbers that show workers are still suffering in Ohio.

The state's unemployment rate ticked up slightly last month to 4.7%.