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- News briefs from Dec. 11, 2013
Transportation law’s impact unknown
Although it’s clear Pennsylvania public transportation agencies will be getting more money under a recently passed law that will increase gas taxes and other vehicle-related fees, agencies are still waiting for details.Continued ...
Landlords weigh in on proposal
Some landlords aren’t happy about a proposed revision of the rental inspection ordinance. But most of the eight who talked it over Monday with Sharpsville council said they can live with the plan to tighten building safety procedures in the borough.Continued ...
Police decluttering won’t include Tommy gun
Some old police records are heading for the shredder to clear some storage space at Sharon Police Department.Continued ...
Regional police seek 3% increase
The member communities of Southwest Mercer County Regional Police Department are being asked to increase their annual assessments by 3 percent in the department’s 2014 budget.Continued ...
Roundup: Sharon rallies to beat WM, 72-56
When West Middlesex High’s wonderful 2013 Final Four run ended last March 22, it was at Sharon’s Tiger gymnasium. And while Tuesday night’s circumstances were considerably less dramatic, they ended similarly.Continued ...
The Big Reds built a 20-8 first-quarter bulge. Ultimately, however, West Middlesex made 27 miscues, resulting in a 72-56 District 10 inter-region setback at Sharon.
Roundup: WM girls beat UC; Sharpsville, KC fall
ä West Middlesex 52, Union City 27 — At Union City, coach Mike Williams’ Region 1-A Ms. Reds improved to 2-1 with a win over the Lady Bears of Region 4-AA.Continued ...
Alyson Pierce scored 15 to lead WM, Noelle Murray registered 13 points and Allie Staunch bucketed 10 markers.
Hickory falls to Lions in PIAA Class AA western region final
SLIPPERY ROCK — Brett Brumbaugh brought Bill Brest back to reality.Continued ...
Brest seemed, Saturday afternoon, momentarily lost in thought when a post-game question was posed. Perhaps it was because it had been 3 months since he had experienced the disappointment of defeat.
Brumbaugh-led South Fayette’s football team short-circuited a splendid season a step shy of the statewide stage for Brest and Hickory High with a 23-20 win over the Hornets in the PIAA Class AA western regional championship game.
- Roundup: Sharon rallies to beat WM, 72-56
Harvard study finds diet changes gut bacteria within a day
A change in diet quickly alters the types of bacteria living in the human gut, a finding that suggests this rapid adaptability to different foods can be used to control illnesses tied to stomach microbes, researchers said.
December 11, 2013
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