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Temporary Food Stamp Increase Ends October 31

Those who receive food stamps in Pennsylvania will find their benefits reduced at the end of the month. The four-year “temporary” increase in food stamp benefits expires on October 31, so for 1.8 million people in Pennsylvania, less funding will be made available for individuals and families in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Carey…

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Brown, Johnson Placed On Steelers’ Injured Reserve List

His 2013 stint with the Pittsburgh Steelers having ended before it began, offensive tackle Levi Brown has been placed on the Steelers’ injured reserve list, and will not play again this season. Tight end/fullback David Johnson was also placed on the IR list on Tuesday. Brown was acquired October 2 in a trade with the…

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Three Jailed For $700,000 Vandalism Spree At Youngsville High School

Three men have been sentenced to nine months to two years in the Warren County Jail, and have been ordered to pay more than $700,000 in damages for a vandalism spree at Youngsville High School in June. 20 year-old Duston Miller, from Youngsville, 20 year-old Derek Gifford, from Greensburg, and 18 year-old Tylor Keyes, from…

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Drake Well Museum To Host Gathering Of Oil Historians

Officials at Drake Well Museum and Park have announced a unique event scheduled for next week. A day set aside for what is being called a “gathering of oil historians” is intended to expand the knowledge of Pennsylvania’s oil history and add to the number of people involved in its study. The event is scheduled for Saturday,…

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Dodgers Blank Cards For First Win In NLCS

Adrian Gonzalez, Yasel Puig and Hanley Ramirez all provided RBI base hits on Monday night, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-0 shutout of the St. Louis Cardinals in the third game of the National League Championship Series. In a series in which the home team has won each game, the Dodgers trail the…

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NFL Finals – 2013 Week 6

NFL Finals – Week 6   Thursday, October 10 Chicago 27, NY Giants 21   Sunday, October 13 Pittsburgh 19, NY Jets 6 Cincinnati 27, Buffalo 24  (OT) Detroit 31, Cleveland 17 Green Bay 19, Baltimore 17 Philadelphia 31, Tampa Bay 20 New England 30, New Orleans 27 Kansas City 24, Oakland 7 San Francisco…

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Kickers Dominate In Chargers’ 19-9 Monday Night Win Over Indy

A 22-yard pass from Philip Rivers to Keenan Allen turned out to be the only touchdown in a 19-9 home victory for the San Diego Chargers over the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL’s weekly Monday night game. Nick Novak kicked four field goals for the Chargers (3-3), while kicker Adam Vinatieri was successful three times…

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Oil City Man Pleads Guilty To Endangering A Child In A May Incident In Franklin

An Oil City man entered a guilty plea in Venango County Court last week to a charge of endangering the welfare of a child in an incident in which a two year-old child left in his care was found wandering around a Franklin neighborhood. The incident was reported last May when 26 year-old Shawn McDonald lived…

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Red Sox Rallies Tie ACLS; Cards-Dodgers To Resume Monday In L.A.

Jerrod Saltalamacchia singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on Sunday night as the Boston Red Sox completed a comeback from a 5-1 deficit, and defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-5 in the second game of the American League Championship Series, tying the best-of-seven affair at one game apiece. The big…

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Scarnati Proposes Raising Pennsylvania’s Top Speed Limit

The President Pro Tempore of the state Senate says he believes it is time to increase Pennsylvania’s maximum allowable speed limit. Senator Joe Scarnati said Friday he believes hiking the maximum speed limit from 65 to 70 miles per hour on Interstate highways and the Pennsylvania Turnpike would allow for better traffic flow and for…

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