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Welcome to Jelly-Filled Doughnut Day!

Coming on the heels of National Doughnut Day, Jelly-Filled Doughnut Day celebrates this specific type of doughnut. The jelly-filled doughnut is popular in the United States and Canada, but there are many variations of this treat throughout the world including: the Berliner from Germany; krapfen from Austria; krafne from Eastern Europe; bomboloni from Italy; pączki from Poland; anpan from Japan; sufganiyot from Israel; and jam doughnuts from Australia, England, and Nigeria. Originally these doughnuts were not filled with jelly, but with meat and vegetables. The falling of the price of sugar because of Caribbean sugar plantations in the 16th century helped spur sweets in Europe. By the 17th century, jelly doughnuts were invented, although the the word “doughnut” was not used to describe them at the time.

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Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson Virginia Tech: Suspended Indefinitely - ACCSports.com (accsports.com; Geisinger)

A busy week for Virginia Tech football continues: redshirt sophomore quarterback Josh Jackson, the team’s starter, has been suspended indefinitely.
According to a report from Mike Barber of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Fred Jackson, Josh’s father, the quarterback remains on Virginia Tech’s roster; however, more will be determined later this week. Mike McDaniel of ESPN Blacksburg reports that it’s an academic issue.

Virginia Tech starting QB Josh Jackson has been suspended indefinitely pending an investigation into an academic issue, per sources.
— Mike McDaniel (@MikeMcDanielCFB) June 7, 2018

Andy Bitter, another excellent beat reporter for VT, mentioned on Twitter that rumors regarding this topic have bubbled for weeks.
Been smoke around this for a little while. Have not been able to get in touch with Fred Jackson today with
no luck. #Hokies officials have no comment as of now. Mike Barber on Twitter
— Andy Bitter (@AndyBitterVT) June 7, 2018
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Josh Jackson's future at Virginia Tech in doubt, dad says (usetoday.com; Smith)

Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson was expected to be one of the top quarterbacks in the ACC this season. Now his status with the program is in doubt.
Jackson's dad, Fred, told the Richmond Times-Dispatch his son is still a member of the team, but his future was up in the air.
"As of right now, Josh is still a member of the Virginia Tech football team," Fred Jackson said. "We'll know more in two days. It's too early to talk about this."
He did not specify the reason for the unsettled situation.
A report from the Roanoke Times said the matter involved an academic situation, but specified Jackson had not been suspended from the team.

Source: QB Josh Jackson's status up in the air because of academics-related issue, but he's still a member of the team Source: Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson's status up in the air because of academics-related issue, but he's still a member of the team#Hokiespic.twitter.com/jxK203dwaU
— Andy Bitter (@AndyBitterVT) June 7, 2018
Jackson started all 13 games last season as a freshman, throwing for 2,743 yards and 19 touchdowns. The Hokies went 9-4 and played in the Camping World Bowl.
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Fox Syracuse, Spectrum owners reach deal to end 4-month cable TV dispute (PS; Herbert)

The Fox broadcast network is finally returning to Spectrum's cable TV lineup in Syracuse after a contract dispute that lasted more than four months.

Brian Brady, President/CEO of Northwest Broadcasting announced Thursday evening that an agreement has been reached with Charter Communications, the parent company of Spectrum Cable.

"We're pleased to have reached a fair agreement with Northwest Broadcasting," a rep for Charter told syracuse.com in a statement. "We're working to restore signals, and expect to have programming back on for customers by tomorrow."

Fox Syracuse GM Don O'Connor said Fox and other affected TV channels should be available to Spectrum customers in Central New York by noon Friday, June 8.

Northwest owns Bristlecone Broadcasting, which owns Fox Syracuse stations WSYT Fox 68 (channels 8 and 1206) and WNYS My43 (MyNet channels 7 SD and 507 HD). The channels had been blacked out for Spectrum subscribers in CNY since Feb. 2.
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