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Super Tuesday states face serious economic issues

Mar 2, 2012
The GOP candidates have focused on social issues. But in many of the ten Super Tuesday states like Ohio, voters may be more interested to hear their plans to solve some serious economic problems.

Mild winter helps some businesses, hurts others

Mar 2, 2012
For some businesses that shut down during the winter, the mild weather this winter has been an economic shot in the arm. For others, not so much.

Manufacturing jobs up in Ohio

Mar 1, 2012
Most of the growth comes from an unexpected source. Politicians jockey to take credit.
This towering white monolith in Solon, Ohio, is one gigantic freezer, that holds a week’s worth of production of frozen foods, under the Nestle and Stouffers brand.
Brian Bull/WCPN Cleveland for Marketplace

Rust Belt rolls dice and builds new casinos

Feb 20, 2012
Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois are on board with casinos, hoping to drive tourism to down-on-their-luck communities. Now Ohio is getting into the game.

Homegrown alcohol industry a bright spot for Ohio

Feb 7, 2012
Liquor sales have risen even as the state's economy has slumped. In turn, Ohio is embracing its homegrown booze industry.

Resurgent labor unions in Ohio could tip presidential race

Jan 4, 2012
Supporters and foes of collective bargaining rights will spend big on the presidential race in Ohio. Labor unions claim the issue has rallied their members.

After earthquakes, Ohio closes wells

Jan 3, 2012
Ohio has temporarily banned drilling in some parts of the state, after a series of rare earthquakes including one that rocked Youngstown over the weekend.

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