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Maryland investigates archdiocese

Probe looks at child sex abuse

BALTIMORE — Maryland's attorney general is delving into records of the Baltimore archdiocese as part of an investigation into child sex abuse, the latest U.S.

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Cosby prosecutor asks for 5 to 10 years in prison

Defense wants no prison time

Bill Cosby leaves after a sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse on Monday in Norristown. A judge is expect to rule Tuesday.

NORRISTOWN — Declaring Bill Cosby doesn't deserve a free pass because of his advanced age, prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence the comedian to five to 10 years in prison for...

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'New' congressman makes tour

Glenn Thompson points to job health

Glenn Thompson, R-5th, met with a handful of area residents at a meet and greet in Petrolia Monday evening. Thompson toured several stops along Butler County's eastern half, which is included in the state's new 15th congressional district.

PETROLIA — During a Monday tour of Butler County, the U.S.

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Student accused of making threats on BC3’s campus

Butler County Community College police on Monday apprehended a student who allegedly made threats against himself and others on social media from the main campus in Butler Township.

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I-79 overpass repairs expected to start soon

JACKSON TWP — PennDOT has accepted bids for repairs to the Interstate 79 overpass over Route 68 in Jackson Township, and work is expected to begin soon.

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Community

Tempting and tasteful

Tempting and tasteful

Hungry visitors to the 2018 Taste of Cranberry & Beyond sample crab cakes from Ember and Vine restaurant displayed at Doubletree by Hilton Cranberry Monday evening.

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Today's Verse

We also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.

Chuckle of the Day

It’s good to make new friends, then you don’t have to use the ones you already have quite so often.

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Editorial

Delayed selection sidesteps any judicial entanglements

Good judgment and restraint should not be underestimated as Judge Marilyn Horan is promoted to the federal bench and the process begins for selecting her successor in the Butler County Court of...

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How is this racist?

Regarding “USA theme at Mars game sparks discord” (Sept. 18, Page 1). This was one of the most ridiculous articles that I have ever read.

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End gerrymandering

The 2011 Pennsylvania electoral map contains some of the most unfair districts in the country. Pennsylvania is probably the third-worst state for gerrymandering.

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#MeToo movement won’t go away

Almost a year ago, a cautionary headline appeared atop a Tribune editorial: “Beware the long reach of #MeToo.

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Will Ohio go red or blue in 2018?

Missouri was recently a purple state, but it’s turning Republican red. Pennsylvania went for President Donald Trump in 2016 but it’s still a purplish shade of Democratic blue.

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