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Listeria scare prompts new Blue Bell recall

A listeria scare has prompted Brenham-based Blue Bell Creameries and one of its vendors to issue a voluntary recall. The recall affects about 2,000 cases of cookie dough produced last month that was sent to Blue Bell facilities in Brenham, Texas, and Sylacauga, Alabama, for inclusion in chocolate chip cookie ...

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Walmart giving cash bonuses to nearly 1 million workers

Almost 1 million Walmart employees are receiving bonuses up to $500 in what the discount retailer says is a sign that its new business plan is working. The quarterly bonuses were given to staff at approximately 99 percent of U.S. stores and were awarded for meeting sales and profit targets ...

Choose a heating contractor before winter arrives

Hiring a heating and air conditioning contractor can be a tough job. To help, your BBB has a directory of BBB Accredited contractors with experience in the field. A recent study in 2016 by IBIS World found there are 447,200 employees specializing in heating and air installation in the United ...

Shortage of cybersecurity experts in Dayton area target of grant

A local higher education consortium has secured a grant to address the shortage of skilled cybersecurity workers. The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded nearly $1 million in grants for projects that are taking a community approach to addressing the issue. The Southwestern Ohio ...

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Jobless rates mixed for Clark, Champaign counties

The official unemployment rate in Clark and Champaign counties improved last month to the best it’s been since it started ticking up this summer.However, when adjusted for seasonal workers, the rates actually worsened slightly last month, an economist said.The August unemployment rate for Clark County was 4.7 percent last month, ...

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Twentieth Century Fox sues Netflix for poaching employees

Film studio Twentieth Century Fox is suing Netflix for poaching two of its executives. >> Read more trending stories   The lawsuit, filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges that Netflix hired Marcos Waltenberg, who was Twentieth Century Fox's vice president of promotions, and Tara Flynn, who was a creative ...

Credit card representative goes above and beyond for customer who went through breakup

A small gesture went a long way for a Pittsburgh woman who had recently gone through a breakup. Christina Grady's fiancé had just broken up with her, and she needed to find a new place to live. Grady was in the process of buying new furniture when her credit card ...

Ohio obesity drops first time in decade

The obesity rate for Ohio adults fell for the first time in more than a decade last year, dropping nearly 3 full percentage points to 29.8 percent from 32.6 percent, according to a new study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Ohio now has the 26th highest adult obesity rate ...

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Boxes of Eggo Waffles sit for sale at the Metropolitan Citymarket on February 19, 2014 in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. Kellogg's, maker of Eggo waffles, has announced a recall of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles (top, center) due to a possible listeria contamination. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ohio among states impacted by Eggo Waffle recall

Ohio is among the states impacted by a recall of about 10,000 cases of Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles. The company voluntarily recalled the product because of a possible listeria contamination. Approximately 25 states were impacted, including Illinois, Michigan, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Kellogg has received no reports of illness to ...

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Wendy’s ‘Free Frosty’ booklet will make adoptions easier

Wendy’s has launched a fund-raising effort that offers a new option for Halloween treats while also helping children in foster care who are awaiting adoption. Here’s how it works: Between now and Oct. 31, all Wendy’s restaurants are selling Frosty Coupon Books for $1. Those booklets contain five coupons, each ...

10,000 cases of Eggo waffles recalled

Kellogg's is recalling about 10,000 cases of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles due to a possible listeria contamination, according to a notice on the Eggo website.  The recalled waffles were sold in 25 states, including Georgia, Massachusetts, Ohio and Pennsylvania. >> Read more trending stories Recalled products come in a 10 count ...

Ugg, Teva join forces, create 'ugliest shoe ever made'

Two well-known brands have joined forces to create a new line of footwear, and they want you to "suspend your disbelief." >> Read more trending stories   Ugg and Teva, both divisions of Deckers Brands, teamed up to produce unique boot and sandal designs reminiscent of both brands' signature products. The open-toed ...

The U.S. Postal Service is set to host a job fair later this week.

U.S. Postal Service to host job fair to fill Dayton positions

The U.S. Postal Service is set to host a job fair to fill temporary holiday positions in Dayton. The job fair will be located at the processing and distribution center at 1111 E. 5th Street on Friday. The fair is set to happen from 4 to 8 p.m. “Approximately 110 ...

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Lyft CEO wants personal car ownership to be a thing of the past

By 2025, personal car ownership will be a thing of the past in major U.S. cities — at least, that's what the president of Lyft thinks. >> Read more trending stories John Zimmer published a blog on Medium outlining his vision for the future of transportation, and he thinks the auto industry ...

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13:  A general view of the atmosphere outside as H&M and Lady Gaga open an epic H&M store in Times Square on November 13, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for H&M)

H&M removes plus-size clothing from NYC stores

H&M; has reportedly pulled all of its plus-size clothing from stores in New York City.  >> Read more trending stories   A representative for the popular retail chain told Revelist the company has expanded its product line to include home goods and beauty supplies, so 11 stores in the Big Apple no ...

Three-wheel vehicles no longer require Ohio motorcycle license

A new Ohio law has eased restrictions for drivers of three-wheel vehicles, and some lawmakers say it will spur economic growth.House Bill 429, which went into effect earlier this month, changes the license requirements for auto cycles. The legislation allows motorists — who have a conventional driver’s license — to ...

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Snag free Krispy Kreme doughnuts Monday for International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Yes, there's an International Talk Like a Pirate Day. And the best way to celebrate it is to dress up like a marauder and get free food. >> Read more trending stories    For all who "speak ye pirate," Krispy Kreme is offering a free original glazed doughnut. Those who dress ...

Springfield program helps dropouts turn their lives around, get jobs

A group of Clark County students learned how to build houses at they same time they were building a life for themselves. The students spend six to nine months in the Opportunities for Individual Change’s Youth Builds program getting their GEDs and professional construction certifications. The latest project, a pair ...

HANOVER, GERMANY - MARCH 14: A stand hostess talks to a NAO Watson robot at the IBM stand at the 2016 CeBIT digital technology trade fair on the fair's opening day on March 14, 2016 in Hanover, Germany. The 2016 CeBIT will run from March 14-18. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Robots could take 6 percent of US jobs by 2021

Robots are taking over the work world, but that doesn't mean machines will take everyone's jobs -- for now. A study by Forrester Research found 6 percent of all U.S. jobs will be replaced by robots by 2021, starting with those in customer service. >> Read more trending stories   Forrester found that eventually, ...

Consumers in Ohio and the rest of the nation are on pace to rack up a record $1 trillion in credit card debt by the end of the year, according to a recent report, raising concerns that many Americans have forgotten the hard lessons of the 2008 financial crisis that forced many consumers into bankruptcy.

Consumer debt nearing dangerous levels

Consumers in Ohio and the rest of the nation are on pace to rack up a record $1 trillion in credit card debt by the end of the year, according to a recent report, raising concerns that many Americans have forgotten the hard lessons of the 2008 financial crisis that ...

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