UPDATE: USA Today posts story reminding readers: "Cookies aren't currency".
Another story from Fort Wayne is getting national play.
This time, it's the tale from the Allen County Clerk's office about the three employees who were dismissed for accepting cookies in lieu of $5 for copies of marital dissolution papers.
You can listen to the audio of Steve Inskeep of National Public Radio's Morning Edition by clicking here.
Mr. Inskeep reported that the fee for copies is $5 "[b]ut a bakery paid in cookies, which is where the scandal begins."
More: Journal Gazette story by Amanda Iacone