CLEVELAND -- Our weekly 3 on 3 panel for Thursday, August 16, 2012, featuring YWCA CEO and Vice President Margaret Mitchell, local attorney Andrew Samtoy and WKYC Meteorologist and co-host of Live on Lakeside Hollie Strano.
This week's topics:
1) Who foots the bill for police protection and street closures and the costs a city incurs, when the president comes to town? The Mayor of Fairlawn, near Akron, is sending the Obama campaign and the DNC a bill for $34,000 for his stay last month. Fair or unfair?
2) The canadian dollar is stronger than the U.S. dollar and Canadians who live near the U.S. border in Washington are flocking to a nearby Costco to capitalize. Costco members on the U.S. side are so furious that their shelves are being cleaned out by their friends to the north that they're campaigning for "American only" hours. However, when the dollar was stronger, the shoe was on the other foot...
3) Leaders in a Philadelphia-area town say a woman doesn't have the right permit to distribute food from her home -- that she donates to low income families. If she doesn't clear things up with the city next summer and get the proper variance, or paperwork, she could face a $600 per day fine.