Bad economic news for the state… Unemployment rates have gone up. In Muskingum County the rate is now at 7.5%.
That’s almost two points higher than the state average. And as some people are out of jobs, the supervisor at the Muskingum County Opportunity Center says even some people who are already employed are going through a job search.
“They’re trying to find better jobs. They don’t have benefits. They’re looking for a job that does have benefits,” said...
Drivers beware. The AAA says our state is one of the worst for crashes involving young drivers.
Statistics show that teen drivers caused more than a third of fatalities over a ten-year period. Now the auto club is supporting a bill in the Ohio legislature that would change the graduations of Ohio licensing. Bill Porter from the Zanesville AAA explains the changes.
“It would more their permit age from 15 and a half to 16. Their driving [age would change]...
In a recent audio tape released on Thursday of Osama Bin Laden threatening future attacks on American soil, many may ask what kind of enforcements efforts our local officials here in Zanesville are doing to prepare if an attack were to happen.
Chief Lambes of the Zanesville Police Department says they are concerned with the recent threat and are paying more attention to strange vehicles in the area and to things that are out of the norm.