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How’s the economy treating you?

Posted Tuesday, March 25, 2008

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It's everywhere--it's in the headlines, it's at the gas station and in the grocery store: signs of a troubled economy. And northeast Ohioans are feeling the pain--and the angst--as much as anyone. Steve Wertheim, who runs United Way's 211 First Call for Help line told us, "I've been in Social services in Ohio for 30 years. To make a long story short, I've never seen it this bad." How's the economy treating you? We'd like to know, so join the conversation Tuesday morning at 9.


Government/Politics, Aging/The Elderly, Community/Human Interest, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends


Kenneth Borokhovich, Associate Professor of Finance, Cleveland State University
David Knox, computer research specialist, Akron Beacon Journal
Alice Rodgers, social & marketing researcher, Jemez Pueblo, N. Mexico
Stephen Wertheim, director, First Call for Help

Additional Information

"Middle Class, Hanging by a Thread," Akron Beacon Journal
Data from "The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck," Akron Beacon Journal

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