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  • A Letter to the Editor elicits response from Sen. Arlen Specter

    Published on Tuesday, August 26 with the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Letters to the Editor on the Web. Tax credit priorityKudos for your editorial rebuking the Steelers’ effort to put the taxpayers on the hook for one-third of the $12 million entertainment complex price tag and the reminder that two of Pittsburgh’s major sports franchises have […]

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    Funding for The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

    At the beginning of the month, Secretary Ed Schafer announced that there will be $49 million will be given to elementary schools for fresh fruits and vegetables. The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program will reach schools in all 50 states and also in the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Schafer […]

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    Grassroots recipe #6: One chicken, three meals

    What could be more economical than using one chicken for three meals? Just Harvest AA Heather Seiders contributed this trio of recipes. Most of the ingredients are used in two or more of these recipes, making it the perfect week meal plan for a budget. Chicken prices go up and down regularly, so be sure […]

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