WASHINGTON — More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, but the number of applications was still at a low level that suggested hiring is healthy. The Labor Department says applications for unemployment benefits rose 14,000 to a
Fed keeps rates steady while noting stronger job growth and reduced threats to U.S. economy.
Firms hold back, fear downturn.
Fell by largest amount in nearly two years, reflecting decline in commercial aircraft
Index also finds U.S. consumers confident.
Lucas Co. hits 4.8%, Toledo rises to 5.3%.
Henry County company could create up to 100 jobs in northwestern Ohio.
Road, residential, commercial work keeps employment up.
Government hired 9,600 in month.
State unemployment rate is 5%, jobs up 12,400.