Afternoon Brew: Cops Catch Thieving Squirrel, Jim Thome Claimed by Tribe, Storm Damage, and Copley Returns to School




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. (

— 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)

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