FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2008 file photo, Michael Thomas, chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation in Connecticut, left, makes remarks as Gov. Ed Rendell listens during a news conference at City Hall in Philadelphia. Prosecutor Christopher Mattei said Monday, July 22, 2013 at the opening of a federal theft trial that Thomas improperly charged $80,000 to a tribe-issued credit card for a limousine to shuttle his mother to doctor's appointments.
April 26: National Pretzel DayOn this day in 2003 Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell declares April 26 National Pretzel Day to acknowledge the importance of the pretzel to the state's history and economy. http://www.chiff.com/home_life/holiday/national-pretzel-day.htm
"For my part, I make this pledge to all of you: The politics of division, of pitting east against west, urban versus rural, region against region, and people against people will have no place in my Administration.", Ed Rendell