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Jefferson County (Pennsylvania)

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  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Post-Gaming The Primary.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to The Morning After. If you're a victorious candidate, we hope you're still sleeping off the depredations of last night's celebrations. If you're a loser, just remember, there's nothing like a little R&R,...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: How Tim Holden Lost The Plot.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If there was one shock result out of Tuesday night's primary election, it was the defeat of 10-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Tim Holden to lawyer Matt Cartwright in the redrawn 17th Congressional District. And that's........
  • This is why we need gun control

    This is why we need gun control
    The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that. And on and on. More than 11,...
  • A York County Man is Shot and Killed in Western PA

    A York County Man is Shot and Killed in Western PA
    An argument over trespassing apparently sparked a shootout in rural northern Pennsylvania Tuesday that left a landowner dead and a member of a bear hunting party hospitalized with a gunshot wound, police said. Investigators were trying to sort out the...
  • Others up ante as Md. slots idle

    Others up ante as Md. slots idle
    Even as slot-machine projects in Maryland stall, other states are betting big on expanded gambling. In West Virginia, Charles Town Races and Slots just 75 miles west of Baltimore plans to offer poker, roulette and other table games as early as the summer...
  • BASD's swaps are investigated by feds

    The Bethlehem Area School District has been swept up into a nationwide federal investigation of possible banking industry violations, according to the school district's lawyer. Solicitor Don Spry confirmed Thursday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
  • 'Our cash cow died on us'

    About two decades ago, regional and suburban school districts across the Lehigh Valley area began using unconventional and controversial bond transactions to pay for building renovations and new schools. During the same time, the Allentown School...
  • Pennsylvania Groundhogs Make Their 2010 Prognostications

    Pennsylvania Groundhogs Make Their 2010 Prognostications
    Groundhogs across Pennsylvania make their weather predictions, but they don't all agree. FOX43 went out to Jefferson County, where Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow. That means six more weeks of weather. More than 10,000 people braved the nippy weather to...
  • Alabama county to file for largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history

    Alabama's Jefferson County is set to file for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history after commissioners failed to approve a settlement on the county's billions in debts. Plagued by budget woes, Jefferson County had narrowly avoided filing...
  • Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter

    Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter
    If you were hoping to be done with winter, Punxsutawney Phil had some bad news for you on Thursday. After the groundhog was summoned from his burrow at the Gobbler's Knob hill in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, observers proclaimed that "the prognosticator...
  • Election 2012: What to watch for as polls close

    Election 2012: What to watch for as polls close
    Like a giant wave, the presidential election returns will be rolling in east to west on Tuesday night, starting at 7 p.m. local time when the polls close in Virginia, as well as five other states. It will be hours — maybe even days — before...