CLEVELAND (AP) — A brawl that started over spilled punch at a kindergarten graduation ceremony Friday resulted in the arrest of eight people, authorities said. Police were called when one participant pulled out a pipe and another a hammer.
Today, I am parked in Akron, Ohio, where Mitt Romney is set to campaign later today. Akron is, of course, the former home of The Black Keys, a band that has made many appearances on my campaign 2012 playlist. For your viewing/listening pleasure today: “I Got Mine” from their excellent album, “Attack and Release”
For decades, when you slid into a booth at a diner or a local coffee shop, the waitress probably arrived with a standard-issue, off-white mug. More than likely that mug came from the Ohio River town of East Liverpool, which calls itself “The Pottery Capital of the Nation.” A lot of that city’s pottery business is long gone. Now, one of the few remaining pottery factories in the battered town is pinning its survival on a major corporation.
Feel good story from Tuesday’s Morning Edition (Via NPR)