In a surprise announcement, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said, Tuesday, he will not seek a fifth term. Coleman made the announcement alongside his cabinet and staff members and family and friends.
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.