Unemployment rises in Ohio in June

Ohio says the number of people out of work was up a bit last month.

The Department of Job and Family Services says the unemployment rate rose 0.1% to 5.0% overall in June from the previous month.

Ohio's numbers are higher than the national rate.

The U.S. unemployment rate in June was 4.4%. That was also up 0.1% from the May to June period.