Tues. 12:40 p.m.: Local jobless rates creep upward

WARREN – Local jobless numbers inched up 0.2 percent last month to 6 percent from 5.8 percent in May, but remained a full point below the 6.8 percent jobless rate in Trumbull and Mahoning counties reported this time last year.

The figures were released Tuesday by the Ohio Job and Family Services in Columbus.

For complete local statistics, read Wednesday’s Tribune Chronicle.