|News - News Blog|
|Friday, 19 March 2010 09:34|
Here's a look at some of the stories we're covering today:
Unemployment went up in February as more people entered the job market but could not find work. 10.9 percent of Ohio workers were out of work, well above the national average of 9.7 percent. This time last year, the unemployment rate was only 9.1 percent.
Kerstetter Arrangements Calling hours will take place again tonight from 2 to 9 PM for fallen Elyria Police Officer James Kerstetter. Funeral services will take place tomorrow at 10 AM at LCCC and will be closed to the public. Burial will also be private and will take place at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon. Those wishing to pay their respects are asked to line the procession route, which can be found here.
Can you say upset? The Ohio Bobcats knocked off the Georgetown Hoyas 97-83 last night in the first round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Bobcat fans took to the streets of Athens afterwards, blocking an entire street. Extra police were called in and there was one arrest. They face Tennessee tomorrow. 2nd-seeded Ohio State takes on 15th-seeded UC Santa Barbara at 9:35 PM and 6th-seeded Xavier faces 11th-seeded Minnesota at 12:25 PM.
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