Philly Leads in Tickets for Texting While Driving. Since PA started citing drivers who text behind the wheel earlier this year, Philly and its burbs have received 45 percent of all tickets distributed. [Delco Times]
School District of Philadelphia Gives Raises. Critics are asking where the District is finding the money to make new hires and give salary increases (not just the cost-of-living kind either) at the District’s central offices. [Daily News]
Chris Christie for President, Really This Time? The NJ governor is running down the clock on announcing a bid for reelection as governor of NJ—something he could pass up in favor of a run for POTUS in 2016. [CBS 3]
What Do You Call a Union Without a Contract? A Philadelphia union. [Newsworks]
Those People Who Shop on Black Friday. Wonder why people line up after Thanksgiving dinner to go shopping? Here’s a look at your neighbors who do. [PhillyBurbs]
If the Seas Rise, 21 Percent of Philly Will Be an Aquarium. Here’s your handy “if I live here, I better learn to swim” map, courtesy of the New York Times.
12 Days of Christmas List Costs $107,000. In today’s financial non-indicator news, this is the 2012 tab for those on the hunt for French hens and leaping lords. [Fox]