Good afternoon, Cleveland. Here's some stuff to read while you pull those socks up nice and high.
— The Tribe claimed Jim Thome off waivers and are now working on a trade with Minnesota. If the two sides can get a deal done by 1 p.m. Friday, Thome will once again be an Indian, meaning Clevelanders will conveniently forget that they booed him like complete assholes mere months ago. (Cleveland.com)
— Cops in Toledo notice American flags being stolen from around station. Set up sting operation. Nab squirrel. (19 Action News)
— What it looks like when a crane lifts the roof off a Giant Eagle. (News-Herald)
— Thoughts with those at Copley high school as they return to classes for the first time since the tragic Copley shootings and without two of their classmates. (NewsNet5)