Articles by Susan Sutton

Giving Thanks

All of us at Ceramic Industry would like to wish all of you a happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving holiday.
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Pardon Me?

Forgiving those who really goof up seems to be the trend these days, from jailbirds to folks who took on bad mortgages and those who provided them.
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Lower Prices Are a Good Thing, Right? Right?

We all want lower prices, but the economy might not be able to afford them in the long run.
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Friday Fun: Poor Thanksgiving

I noticed early this week that our little town already has all of its Christmas decorations up. I love these decorations, don’t get me wrong, but it’s only the middle of November!
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Bargain Shopping

If you’re in the market for a house, now’s the time to start shopping in earnest. Prices are ridiculously low, and-if you could find a bank actually willing and able to offer a loan-you could possibly get the house of your dreams for a song.
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Recycled Glass Pricing Coming Down

One upside of the slumping commodities markets is that the cost of recyclables like glass, aluminum and plastic are coming down.
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Pondering an Auto Industry Bailout

The Detroit Three (Ford, Chrysler and GM) can’t seem to get a break-so they’re asking the government for one.
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Honoring Veterans

The observance of Veteran’s Day can be traced back to 1919, when Woodrow Wilson declared November 11 Armistice Day to celebrate the end of World War I.
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Moving Forward by Looking Back

Shipping via the Erie Canal can help manufacturers save big bucks.
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Arts Education Call-In Special

I was fortunate enough to turn on the radio yesterday during a short portion of a call-in show on arts education on my local NPR channel. I’ve been listening to it online at my desk this morning, and I must say it’s fascinating.
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