News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT
CLEVELAND (AP) - Ohioans sometime in the next two months will be able to buy and use marijuana products to treat nearly two dozen medical conditions after obtaining a recommendation from a physician. The state of Ohio is putting together a user's guide that will be available online and at dispensaries, but here are a few things to keep in mind.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Police are searching for a suspect who shot a 16-year-old boy in the leg in downtown Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the teen was hospitalized Friday morning for injuries not considered life-threatening. Police say the teen knows who shot him.
MARION, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a woman has been killed and seven family members injured in a central Ohio house fire. The Marion Fire Department says 61-year-old Nancy Harper was found in a hallway by firefighters early Thursday. She was pronounced dead a hospital. A 4-year-old boy found in a bedroom was flown to a Columbus hospital where he is in critical condition.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State officials say the number of people working non-farm jobs in Ohio hit an all-time high in September with more than 5.6 million people employed. Ohio Department of Job and Family Services spokesman Bret Crow says Ohio added jobs at a 1.9 percent rate from September 2017 to September 2018, higher than the U.S. rate of 1.7 percent for that period. Ohio's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September was 4.6 percent, unchanged from August.
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