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Drug testing contract approved

Butler board passes pact with Ohio firm

The Butler School Board unanimously approved at Monday night's meeting the contract with Sport Safe to conduct drug testing on its student athletes.

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EC residents lean on school board on safety

Seneca Valley school officials have been working on determining the best course of action for the Evans City Elementary School since 2014.

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Service shutoffs puzzle, irk tenants

Art Pillart shows the notice telling him water service to his apartment was shut off Monday. He says a $7,000 unpaid bill from a former tenant is the reason he has no water.

A water bill apparently unpaid by a previous tenant has left more than a dozen people living in four apartments in Butler without water service.

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Adams approves settlement of woman’s lawsuit

Motion passes by a 3 to 1 vote

Supervisors has voted to ratify a settlement involving a township woman and Adams Township police, with supervisor Russ Ford casting the lone dissenting vote.

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Teen charged with stabbing man in fight

A 15-year-old boy is accused of stabbing a man during a weekend altercation at Cooper's Lake Campground.

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Students reminded of importance of vaccinations


Students reminded of importance of vaccinations

SLIPPERY ROCK — Here's a fact: more than 3 million people die from vaccine-preventable diseases each year.

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Today's Verse

We are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

Chuckle of the Day

In Hollywood, people try to put their best face forward.

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Our student debt crisis is real — and growing

Helping students pay for higher education is big business in this country, but Pennsylvania takes the issue of student debt to new heights — or new depths, depending on your prespective.

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Other Voices

Whether or not U.S.

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Big city lawlessness is thriving

During the weekend of Aug. 4-5 (and the preceding Friday night), 12 Chicagoans were shot dead, and 62 others were shot and wounded, the Chicago Tribune reported (https://tinyurl.com/yde7jb83).

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Pope has it right; we should listen

I’m not a particular fan of the Catholic Church, but I like Pope Francis, who appears to be a simple, devout, humble man who has somehow found himself at the head of a vast, opulent patriarchy.

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Did Rep. Chris Collins forget the Martha Stewart trial?

The day after Christmas 2001, Sam Waksal, the chief executive of ImClone Systems, began selling off shares in the company after learning that the Food and Drug Administration had rejected its...

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