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December CAN DO Newsletter

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The September and October, 2013 unemployment figures have been released. Recall last month the government
shutdown caused a delay in providing the September numbers. The Marion County unemployment rate for September,
2013 was 7.9% and for October, 2013 the unemployment rate decreased to 7.5%.  For Ohio, the unemployment rate in
September was 7.4%, seasonally adjusted. The October unemployment rate for Ohio increased to 7.5% seasonally
adjusted. The October, 2013 unemployment rate for the six surrounding counties are as follows: Crawford: 8.3 %:
Morrow: 6.5%; Delaware: 5.2%; Union: 5.2%; Hardin: 7.2%; and Wyandot: 6.1%.… Read More

Honor Veterans Day

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Give a salute to war veterans! It’s Veterans Day, when thousands of people will visit the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. At 11 a.m., a color guard representing all military services will execute “Present Arms” at the tomb. A presidential wreath will be placed on the tomb, symbolizing the nation’s remembrance of all those who died fighting for their country. A bugler will step up and play “Taps.” After this Veterans Day ritual, ceremonies will continue in the surrounding amphitheater with speakers and tributes.… Read More