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Tip leads to Dischman's arrest

Kasey R. Dischman

A nearly two-month manhunt for 32-year-old Kasey R. Dischman ended peacefully Sunday afternoon. Butler police caught the Butler woman after they received an anonymous tip about 3:35 p.m.

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Trump didn’t coordinate with Russia in 2016, report declares

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department declared Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s long investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign...

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Homicide charges detailed

Police say pair lied about Miller

Alec D. Miller

Court documents made available Friday morning detail the circumstances leading to charges against two additional people in the shooting death of Maximillian W. Halterman on Tuesday night.

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Blaze almost destroys more than just house

Fire destroyed Donna Martin's home on West Park Road in Worth Township early Friday morning. Damage is estimated at $200,000. According to authorities, the home was insured.

Some good news salvage out of devastating house fired

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County opts out of state mental health legislation

The county will opt out of new legislation that allows for a new way for mental health patients to be committed.

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Mary Poppins flies onto SRHS stage

Mary Poppins flies onto SRHS stage

SLIPPERY ROCK — Slippery Rock High School in conjunction with Slippery Rock Area Parks and Recreation will present Mary Poppins at 7 p.m.

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Today's Verse

May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the LORD Almighty; may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me, O God of Israel.

Chuckle of the Day

Clearly politicians love breakfast, with all the waffling and egg on their faces.

Elizabeth Croyle as Annie and Cassidy Bowser as Miss Hannigan rehearse a scene from the musical “Annie.” Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School will present the musical at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium.

The sun will come out at A-C Valley

FOXBURG — Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School will present the musical “Annie” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium, 776 Route 58

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Academy of science award winners

Ten Butler Catholic School seventh- and eighth-grade students participated in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science regional competition at Slippery Rock University last month. Winners were, from left, front, Leah Zafgurskie, Wyatt Kos, Noah Lynd, Bridget Preston and Azriella Marr, and back, Josh Kelly, Aaron Short, Montana Geibel, Milan DeNicola and Michaela Peratt.

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Seneca Valley minigrant winners

Seneca Valley School District elementary and secondary staff were named mini-grant winners by the Seneca Valley Foundation to enrich curriculum and provide students with additional learning opportunities.

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Veridy Treu

Student Directory

JACKSON TWP — Seneca Valley Academy of Choice dance student Veridy Treu won the highest award at the Youth America Grand Prix regional ballet competition at Upper St. Clair High School last month.

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Introduce peanut products early to prevent allergies

Pediatricians now recommend introducing peanut-based foods to infants before their first birthday to prevent peanut allergies, according to a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Martian New Year 2019 is STEAM-power enhanced

In classrooms around Butler County, no matter the grade level, students are spending more time getting hands-on instruction in the STEAM disciplines.

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Trump's continued attacks on McCain are an affront to decency

President Trump has once again decided to attack his old political nemesis, John McCain, raising him from the dead like a perversion of the Lazarus story during this Lenten season.

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State’s leaders listen to concerns about pot

Pot. It’s the pesky, polarizing problem Pennsylvanians are pondering these days.

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Unfair advantages are rule in college admissions

The late, brilliant comedian Joan Rivers’ favorite catchphrase was “Grow up!” It was said in jest, but meant in earnest to wake her shocked audiences from their stupor long enough...

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In times of tragedy, ‘thoughts and prayers’ do matter

Iman Tajak of Scranton hugs his father, Mohammad Tajak, at the Islamic Center of Scranton while mourning the victims of the Christchurch, New Zealand murders.

FORT WORTH, Texas — Days ago, the world watched with horror as a hate-inspired gunman slaughtered at least 50 people in two New Zealand mosques.

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