West Shore passes preliminary budget with tax increase

06/11/2014 09:04 AM EDT
The West Shore School District voted last month to approve a proposed final budget with a 0.56 percent increase in property taxes for residents living in York County. 
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PlanCon: Bill for construction reimbursements passes House
06/11/2014 08:49 AM EDT - The state House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that will make it easier for school districts to apply for state reimbursement for construction projects, and jump-start the reimbursement for schools still waiting to receive payment from the state. Full Story

York City teachers: Rejected contract asked for more than $10K each
06/11/2014 08:42 AM EDT - The York City Education Association will continue to meet with district administrators and hash out a contract — but not if it means each teacher will lose nearly $15,000 a year, a union leader said. Full Story

William Penn arts program draws former New Hope students
06/10/2014 10:59 AM EDT - Amid potential cuts announced Monday, the York City School District's returning performing arts program is helping the district close a budget gap. Full Story

Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying high that there were drug-sniffer dogs awaiting them at Sydney airport. Full Story
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Food in Jars: Pickles how you like 'em

One of my family's favorite snacks has always been pickles. At every family gathering, there's a tray out with several different kinds of pickles, from sweet to spicy to dilled. Full Story
Lawyers for Hollywood sex-abuse accuser want out

HONOLULU (AP) — Lawyers for a former child model accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse said Tuesday they want to get off the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated. Full Story