6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Governor Ted Strickland is hosting a series of education forums in Ohio to prepare the way for his education reform plan, which he's going to announce next year.

None of the forums are in the Sandusky area, but there's one Wednesday in Toledo, so I'm passing on the details to you here.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Unemployment has jumped again in Ohio, from 6.6 percent in June to 7.2 percent in July, according to a report released today by Ohio Job and Family Services.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

If the Strickland administration wants an Ohio economic indicator that's actually positive, here's something it can brag about: Oil production in Ohio is rising.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

When I was in journalism school in college -- this was a few years ago -- about half of the people at the student newspaper were women. When I got out in the late 1970s, almost all of the editors I knew were men. These days, women editors are common.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The Firelands Symphony Orchestra's new conductor, Carl Topilow, is in Sandusky for a couple of days, playing golf with orchestra supporters, attending wine and cheese parties and tackling other onerous marketing duties.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Erie County Economic Development Corp. has posted the new Strategic Action Plan to its Web site. You should read the whole thing, but you can get a quick version by looking at the report's list of strategies.

STRATEGIC STRATEGIES

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Suddenly, wind power as an energy source looks more feasible than it did just a few weeks ago.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

My colleague Cory Frolik has been all over the Norwalk Furniture saga (latest story here).

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

During Tuesday's presentation of the new Strategic Action Plan for Erie County, the head of the company that wrote the report, Angelos Angelou, took some time to draw a distinction between citizens and residents.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Last week, I posted about an apparent front-runner as U.S. Sen. Barack Obama looks for a vice president nominee to run with: Virginia's governor, Timothy M. Kaine.

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