BBB Has Tips For Holiday Season Job Seekers

Columbus, OH – Halloween is quickly approaching, meaning the holiday season is almost here. Since many major U.S. retailers have already announced their seasonal hiring plans, BBB urges all holiday job seekers to begin their research now.

Holiday hires help run stores, stock new inventory, manage distribution centers and serve as customer service representatives.

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Attorney General DeWine Announces $220 Million Multistate Settlement with Deutsche Bank over Libor Manipulation

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, along with 45 other attorneys general, Friday announced a $220 million settlement with Deutsche Bank for fraudulent and anticompetitive conduct involving the manipulation of the London interbank offered rate, or Libor, a benchmark interest rate that has a widespread impact on global markets and consumers.Read full story

Toledo-Based Headstone Maker Accused of Shoddy Work and Failing to Deliver Grave Markers

(TOLEDO, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Friday announced a lawsuit against a Toledo headstone maker for performing shoddy work such as misspelled names on headstones and failing to deliver other headstones and grave markers. 

According to the lawsuit, Richard Daily and his company, National Memorial Stone Company, delivered headstones or gravesite markers with incorrect or misspelled names, incorrect dates, or had headstones installed the wrong direction or with the incorrect granite.Read full story

Sixth Annual Ten-Hour Halloween Classic Movie Marathon Party

Ten hours of chills and thrills will be featured during the sixth annual free “Halloween Classic Movie Marathon” on Saturday, October 28, 2:00 p.m. to midnight at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street.

The marathon will feature the following classic movies (and a surprise or two!) with approximate start times:

2:00-4:00 Hocus Pocus – 1993 (PG)

4:00-6:00 Bell Book and Candle – 1958 (not rated)

6:00-8:00 I Married a Witch – 1942 (not rated)

8:00-10:00 Mama – 2013 (PG-13)

10:00-Midnight  Nightmare on Elm Street – 1984 (R) (Age restriction enforced)

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