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State expands eligibility for food assistance programs to include 44,000 more Connecticut residents – Hartford Courant

The state Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is expanding its eligibility requirements effective Oct. 1, allowing about 44,000 more Connecticut residents in 17,600 households to qualify for food assistance, according to the Connecticut Department of Social Services. Also, those already enrolled in SNAP will get, on average, 12.46% more in monthly benefits starting Oct. 1, …

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Biden approves State of Emergency for South Carolina

According to the order, the president’s action “authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population, and to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V …

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Utility resource fair offers financial assistance to NE Ohioans as rates continue to rise

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – Experts say home heating costs are expected to skyrocket, but the good news is there’s help available, and utility companies are holding events to make it easier than ever. Energy experts are expecting families to pay an average of more than 17% more this year to heat their homes. That’s on …

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Middletown police arrest 17-year-old following suspicious device found at high school

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WXIX) -Middletown police arrested a 17-year-old boy after a suspicious device was found at Middletown High School Wednesday. Officers say that they and the high school administration received information about a possible explosive device in the boy’s bathroom. Once they received the information, the students and administration were evacuated. This resulted in an …

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Maryland State Police Seeks Assistance Locating Missing Harford County Girl

Maryland State Police Seeks Assistance Locating Missing Harford County Girl September 30, 2022 (BEL AIR, MD) – Maryland State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in helping locate a girl who has been missing since Monday in Harford County. At about 11 pm on Monday, troopers from the Maryland …

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Fellow boater first came to assistance of overturned sailboat Thursday in Davenport

Another boater first came to the assistance of the operator of a sailboat that overturned Thursday in the Mississippi River. The boat overturned in the afternoon, roughly in the area of ​​the 1200 block of East River Drive in Davenport. Both the Davenport and Bettendorf fire departments deployed to assist. The Bettendorf Fire Department’s rescue …

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New tear film diagnostic device measures MMP-9, osmolarity in one sample

September 30, 2022 1 minute watch Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Labriola L. Technology/devices showcase. Presented at: Eyecelerator@AAO; September 29, 2022; Chicago. Disclosures: Labriola reports being the president and co-founder of InnSight Technology. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an email …

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SPCA asks for public’s assistance after 100 cats found abandoned in Freehold home

The Monmouth County SPCA is asking for the public’s assistance after nearly 100 cats were found at an abandoned home earlier this year. The organization says that the indoor and outdoor cats were found at a home in Freehold Township. The homeowner who was caring for the cats became hospitalized and the animals were abandoned. …

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Hamilton County plans to spend $1M on repair assistance program for seniors

HAMILTON COUNTY, Ohio — Hamilton County commissioners plan to spend $1 million on home repairs for seniors in need starting in January. Four months ago, the commission partnered with the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio to launch a utility and repair assistance program for people over 60 who qualify. The need arose when commissioners …

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Orange Mayor Demings urges patience with clean-up effort – Orlando Sentinel

With Hurricane Ian’s waters receding and thousands in Central Florida still without power, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings urged residents to be patient as clean up begins following a historic drenching, which flooded neighborhoods from west to east. “We have transitioned from a response effort to a recovery mode within our community, and there’s a …

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