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Talking Points: Candy pigs, labor unions, NHL lockout

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What is a peppermint pig? The candy pigs are a holiday tradition in upstate New York. They are made of peppermint, are about the size of a bar of soap and are sold with a little metal hammer that's used to smash the pig at Christmas. The pigs, which have been around Saratoga Springs since 1988, are considered good-luck charms. With the Internet helping to spread word of the pigs, there are...

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