6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Ohio's unemployment rate hit 9.7 percent in March.

That's up from 9.5 percent in February. Ohio had 578,000 unemployed workers last month. Official state press release is here.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Connie Schultz had a column in last weekend's Plain Dealer arguing that bankers working for troubled banks should not get big bonuses. She also praises "populist rage." 

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

I got a speeding ticket a few weeks ago in Sandusky. I went to the court clerk's office, pleaded guilty to not being a police chief, city manager or city attorney and paid my $125.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

As Indians fans gear up for the team’s first home series of the season, it’s time to spare a couple of thoughts for the game’s least appreciated and most unloved participants — the umpires.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

On Saturday, I went with five other Sandusky Register journalists to a Society of Professional Journalists conference in Columbus. It was our day off. The paper covered our registration fees, but we covered our own food, lodging, bar tab, etc.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

On Saturday, I went with five other Sandusky Register journalists to a Society of Professional Journalists conference in Columbus. It was our day off. The paper covered our registration fees, but we covered our own food, lodging, bar tab, etc.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

I'm in Columbus today, with five of my colleagues from the Sandusky Register, attending the Spring Conference 2009 of the Society of Professional Journalists.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The glory days of Sandusky’s Paper District are mostly gone.

In its heyday, though, the paper district didn’t just employ many Sandusky residents. It could even produce poetry.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The folks at Lake Erie Shores and Islands have announced that Kelleys Island will be featured on TV tonight, on the National Geographic Channel’s “Naked Science.” The program explores “one of the world’s greatest geological mysteries.”

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

James Parlin, the Pennsylvania artist whose sculpture was removed from the Little Gallery at BGSU Firelands, has issued a statement giving his take on the whole affair.

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