Hasbro trademarks Play-doh scent
PAWTUCKET — Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh. The toy company on Friday announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has recognized Play-doh’s distinctive smell with a registered trademark.
The toymaker describes it as a “sweet, slightly musky, vanilla fragrance, with slight overtones of cherry, combined with the smell of a salted, wheat-based dough.”
One killed in shooting after graduation
JONESBORO — Police said one person was killed and another wounded in a shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia Friday night.
Clayton County Schools Safety Chief Thomas Trawick said shots were fired in a Mt. Zion High School parking lot after an argument between people who had attended a graduation ceremony for the Perry Learning Center, which prepares students for careers as an alternative to traditional high schools.
No additional information was available.
Senators want chemical study released
CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s senators are calling on the Trump administration to release a study on toxic chemicals that DuPont used to make Teflon and other non-stick products at a factory in the state.
A Politico article this week said the government is blocking the study because it would be a “public relations nightmare.”