Wilmington Part of Oval Office Dialogue

Wilmington News Journal

The gaping hole in the Wilmington-area job market was touched on Friday in a one-on-one meeting at the Oval Office between President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.

Brown and the president talked for about 20 minutes on many issues facing Ohio, with the hard-pressed employment picture of the DHL-less Wilmington mentioned in the conversation, said Meghan Dubyak, press secretary for Brown.

The situation in Wilmington and its loss of jobs were discussed and was part of a broader discussion about the issues facing Ohio and the nation, added Dubyak.

“Both the senator and the president remain involved in getting the [Clinton County area] community the support it needs from the federal government,” Dubyak said Monday.

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