By Doug Livingston
Beacon Journal education writer
Poll workers Grace Sewell (left) and Pam Peterman look over the voter book at the Highland Square branch library on Election Day, Tuesday. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
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It’s what Ohioans most often say when asked what troubles them. But what they mean when they say “the economy” requires asking when they were born and how life’s been since they began working.
Ohioans, like most Americans, have fractured views of how to strengthen the fragile economic recovery of the past eight years, though many vaguely agree that more good-paying jobs might do it.