A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
Longaberger Announces 275 Layoffs
Newark based Longaberger Baskets says poor economic conditions are forcing the company to lay off 275 workers. 120 of the jobs will be in management; 175 jobs will be in manufacturing and distribution. The company is also cutting the pay of all salaried employees – even senior executives. A spokesman says company CEO Tami Longaberger will take a 15% pay cut.