William Katz: Urgent Agenda
MAY 8, 2009
DAYTON, Ohio, May 7 (UPI) -- Police in Ohio said a man suspected of stealing from a clothing store stopped to fill out a job application before leaving the scene. Investigators said Stanley Wright, 49, concealed T-shirts and pants from Deveroes in Dayton, Ohio, under his shirt and the waistline of his pants and filled out a job application at the store's checkout counter before attempting to leave with the items, the Dayton Daily News reported Thursday.
These Americans, so obsessed with work.
Cultural news: Detroit (WWJ) -- Mr. Song Millinery on Woodward Avenue in Detroit has struck a sour note with Aretha Franklin. It was her inaugural hat that caused a flood of orders from around the world. And now, the Queen of Soul wants royal treatment from store owner Luke Song for wearing it. "I think that I should be getting big time royalties from him. That's what I think," said Franklin in an interview with WWJ's Vickie Thomas at Sunday's NAACP Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner.
Aretha, it's a store, in embattled Detroit. Give 'em a break.
MAY 7, 2009
SHALER, Pa., May 6 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania couple accepted plea bargains that will keep them out of jail for a wedding day brawl at a Holiday Inn. David Wielechowski of Shaler, Pa., 33, pleaded guilty to simple assault charges and was sentenced to probation and community service while his wife, Christa, 26, pleaded no contest to six summary counts of harassment and was sentenced to 180 days of house arrest, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Wednesday.
A marriage made in Heaven.
Watch. The thief will sue her for auto damage.
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