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U.S. Attorney Scott Brady said last week that 15 defendants in cases involving the exploitation of children have been charged, pleaded guilty or were sentenced in recent weeks.

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A teen in the United Kingdom lost his eyesight to nutritional optic neuropathy, a condition most often seen in countries where nutritious food and the ability to eat a varied diet isn’t plentiful.

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Despite agreement across Pennsylvania that bullying in schools is a problem that needs much more preventive action, it is hard to imagine that proposals being prepared by state Rep. Frank Burns, D-Johnstown, will achieve passage without formidable challenges.

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Federal regulators should continue their current push for more consistent labeling to help consumers identify when food should no longer be kept for consumption.

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Pennsylvania’s status as the epicenter of a spotted lanternfly invasion — a hungry pest that found its way here from Asia — is much more than a backyard annoyance or an extra spraying chore for farmers. It has developed into a serious economic threat to vineyards, orchards, nurseries and har…

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It’s that time of year when fairgrounds all around the country come alive with the sights, smells and sounds of fun, food and entertainment.

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It’s easy to understand why opponents of Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania are wary regarding the apparent “compromise” legislation that passed the state Senate on June 26, sending it to the House of Representatives for consideration.

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There has been some forward movement on a bill aimed at forcing the state to take an accounting of Pennsylvania’s communications assets so that they can be used to help unserved or underserved communities have reliable access to broadband.

Death Notices

BABYAK - Carole E., 83, of Crucible, October 2.

CALVERT - Bettie M. Wagener, 100, of Waynesburg, October 5.

GARRETT - Diane, 57, of Clarksville (Pitt Gas), September 24.

KEYS - Barbara J. Tennant, 68, of Waynesburg, October 1.

RICE - Margaret T., 79 of Clarksville (Williamstown), October 6.

RULONG - Donna J., 65, of Crucible, September 28.

SHINE - Victor "Vic," 82, of Greensboro, October 7.

STAGGERS - Stormie Grace, the infant daughter of Skyler Staggers of Nemacolin and Isaiah Rex of Crucible, October 5.

STEPHANIK - Anna Julia, 24, of Waynesburg, October 7.

Full obituaries can be purchased and placed through the Regional Obit Center, 800-222-6397.

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