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Hail, Caesar!

June 10, 2019 | By Emily Fox | Low Cost Spay Neuter Washington County "Fix 'ur Cat"

Caesar is a cat with a kingdom. 

From his perch on his throne (a padded bench near the front door) in the Fix ‘Ur Cat office on Pike street, Caesar is a dignified monarch. With bowed legs and ruffled fur, he oversees the daily spay and neuter activities with a noble air, his tail twitching contentedly. 

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Fried Chicken and Friendship

June 10, 2019 | By Andrew Seay | Little Lake Theatre

Aleta Richmond was hungry. She was driving back home from a conference in Philadelphia when she pulled off the Pennsylvania Turnpike to grab lunch at Popeye’s Chicken. She stepped into the restaurant and started to read the menu. The woman in front of her looked awfully familiar, and Aleta tapped her shoulder. 

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Dreams of America

June 10, 2019 | By Lindsay Evans | Literacy Council of Southwestern PA

Luke cannot remember a time when he didn’t want to come to the United States. 

Vietnam is a poor country and his small village, Hocnan, offered few opportunities for such an ambitious young man.

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Libraries Rock!

June 10, 2019 | By Amy Riegner | Monongahela Area Library

Anticipation filled the air. Excited chatter could be heard throughout the library as a group of 30 children gathered around the indoor green gazebo in the children’s section of the Monongahela Area Library. They were thrilled to be going back in time!

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Making Bread, Breaking Bread

June 10, 2019 | By Captain Amber Imhoff | The Salvation Army

Ding, dong!  Stomp, stomp, thud!  

“Are we first?” “We made last week’s recipe for Sunday dinner! Our grandfather loved it! We switched up one of the ingredients and tried a different kind of cheese! It was so good! What are we making today?”

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A Second Chance

June 10, 2019 | By Robert Hedges | Resurrection Power of Washington, PA

Like too many children, Maci was born into a deeply troubled relationship that soon ended in estrangement. Her father, Dennis, was a severe alcoholic who was in serious trouble with the law for multiple DUI violations. His poor choices kept him alienated from his fiancé, his parents, and Maci.

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