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What is the Fiscal Cliff?

February 8, 2013 by

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You have probably heard about it on TV, or read about it in the newspaper, or maybe someone brought it up in casual conversation. The fiscal cliff has been a big deal in America, but what was it exactly? First off, the term “fiscal cliff” is a nickname given to the issues that the United […]

R.I.P. Twinkies

December 5, 2012 by

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On Friday, 23 November, America lost an icon. Hostess, the company that makes Twinkies,  officially went out of business. A national strike of its workers severely affected product output, and Hostess was forced to lay off 18,500 people. “We deeply regret the necessity of today’s decision, but we do not have the financial resources to weather […]

FASD Budget Plans Full of Compromise

June 13, 2012 by

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Even though the new school year is months away, many plans are underway for the upcoming 2012- 2013 school year. Over the last couple of months, many meetings have been held concerning the budget for next school year. Each board meeting is different in its own way; sometimes many teachers, students, and parents talk about […]

Tentative FASD Budget Approved

June 8, 2012 by

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Word has been circulating around the immediate area about the new budget cuts that have been approved by the Fleetwood School Board. The budget, which was approved in early May, will be the tentative budget for the Fleetwood Area School District starting in the 2012-2013 school year. Unfortunately, the budget has had some drawbacks. One […]

FASD Budget Cuts Affect All

April 20, 2012 by

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“I don’t want anything being cut,” FAHS Principal Michael DeAntonio said. On 13 March, 2012, Dr. Paul Eaken spoke about the budget and what is going to be cut next school year.  After he was done, he allowed anyone who wanted to speak to do so. Students, faculty, staff, and even people from the community spoke […]

Big Three Make Big Rebound

April 12, 2012 by

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When the economy tanked a few years ago, so did the Big Three U.S. automakers’ sales. In 2008, both Chrysler and General Motors filed for bankruptcy and were forced to take a federal bailout. Ford just barely managed to avoid bankruptcy. In 2011, it was hard to believe that these three companies had ever been […]

Helpful Hints for Buying an Automobile

March 13, 2012 by

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It’s that time again–time to choose wisely. Buying a new car, whether it’s a first time purchase or not, can be a daunting task. There are many contingencies one must evaluate when choosing an automobile.  Just remember-–chances are it’ll be around for some time. Most of us only think about how much we can afford when shopping […]