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Another charged in OD death case

He could get 40 years for charge

Justin Newman

CHICORA — A third person has been charged in the 2015 fatal overdose of a Donegal Township man.

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Judge dishes out fines, advice

Teen, 18, pleads guilty to sexting

A judge ladles out fines and advice to a teen sexting suspect.

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Fondling case set for trial

Man, 68, accused of child molestation

A Butler man accused of molesting three young girls at a day care center his wife operated at their Oakland Township home in 2010 and 2011 will be heading to trial after a hearing in Butler County...

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Vero gets spot on ballot

He's running for twp. board

BUTLER TOWNSHIP — Four decades after Fred Vero became the youngest person to ever be elected mayor of Butler, he's back on the ballot — but this time in Butler Township.

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Woman faces charges in 3 additional cases

She was charged in homicide case

Tiffany Hilliard

A woman charged in connection with the homicide of a Kittaning man was formally arraigned in Butler County Court on three other cases.

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Community

Freeport students create history map

Freeport students create history map

FREEPORT — Carter Findlay of South Buffalo Township, Armstrong County, passes through Freeport every day on his school bus, but he was very surprised to learn about a distillery in town.

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Today's Verse

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.

Chuckle of the Day

Executive: Someone who talks football at the office and business at the game.

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Editorial

Strengthening Pa.’s partial smoking ban is a mandate

Since 2008 Pennsylvanians at bars, eating in restaurants and going about their lives and workday business in most other places have enjoyed protection from secondhand smoke.

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Runaway budget?

The May 20 letter to the editor, “Runaway waste” by Victor Adams, criticizing wasteful spending in the Butler School District caught my attention because a number of us have been working...

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PETA won’t stop with killing circus

The “Greatest Show on Earth” — the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus — closed for good Sunday night in New York, ending a 146-year run.

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Strengthening Pa.’s partial smoking ban is a mandate

Since 2008 Pennsylvanians at bars, eating in restaurants and going about their lives and workday business in most other places have enjoyed protection from secondhand smoke.

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Turkish goons’ DC capital offense

The Turkish government is obviously familiar with the concept of “chutzpah,” if not necessarily the word.

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