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Candidates seek city manager

Mayoral hopefuls want Butler to potentially add position

Benjamin Smith

Both candiates for the Butler mayor's office said they support hiring a city manager.

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Murder suspect faces rape charge

Matthew Darby

PITTSBURGH — Police have filed new and unrelated rape charges against a former Butler County man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, a University of Pittsburgh student who was found dead...

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Pushing ahead

Butler’s Phebe Eberle, 7, at right, and Micah Silk, 7, push Caleb Eberle, 9, on a scooter Thursday at Institute Hill Playground in Butler.

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Man sentenced in assault case

Police also uncover marijuana growing operation in his home

Gene P. Ruhle

A Cranberry Township man, charged with growing marijuana at his home and assaulting a woman, was sentenced to county prison in Butler County Court on Thursday.

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Sentence ends road rage case

Man released to house arrest

Jamie Pyle

A Chicora man charged with threatening to kill another person with a knife during a road rage incident, as well as a probation violation for a previous driving under intoxication incident, was...

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Community

Students learn how to react to emergency

SHOOTING SAFETY

Students learn how to react to emergency

Instead of locking the door and hiding, Mars students learned a more proactive approach to reacting to an active shooter in their school.

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Today's Verse

Evil will slay the wicked; the foes of the righteous will be condemned.

Chuckle of the Day

You know you’re really sick when they make you pay the hospital bill before the operation.

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