“I wasn’t treated fairly at all," Buford said. "They never gave me a reason behind letting me go. We had had a meeting where I had expressed some concerns, yes, but they informed me that everything would be okay and my job would still be intact and everything would be fine. They next thing I know I get a phone call and they informed me ‘We decided to go a different way.’”
[ResponsibleOhio spokeswoman Faith] Oltman said the campaign plans to replicate Buddie in the final weeks of the campaign so that the mascot can simultaneously appear in multiple locations.
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