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Officials have concerns about election results

Both Republican county commissioners said Wednesday they have issues with the results of the 2020 election.

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School board candidates list differing priorities

The five candidates vying for four seats on the Butler Area School District's board of directors have varying goals for the district, but all focus on providing students with a top-notch education.

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2 running for Donegal supervisor seat

Both have worked part time for twp.

Incumbent Democratic candidate Michael Haid and Republican candidate Dalton Geibel will face off during the Nov. 2 general election in a race for Donegal Township's supervisor position.

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Two candidates running for Center Township supervisor

Two Center Township candidates are running in Tuesday's election for a six-year term to replace Supervisor Ron Flatt, who is not seeking re-election.

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SR zoning hearing board postpones decision

Status of asphalt plant not decided

Marcia Carnahan gets questioned by attorney Chris Papa at a meeting of the Slippery Rock Township Zoning Hearing Board Wednesday, regarding the validity of the township supervisors' past decision to change the zoning classification of a certain property.

Slippery Rock Township Zoning Hearing Board heard an appeal by Heailman Paving to built an asphalt plant in the township.

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Conservation groups preserve Middlesex Twp. land area

Conservation groups preserve Middlesex Twp. land area

A 120-acre plot of land in Middlesex Township will be preserved for conservation use as a result of the collaboration between Glade Run Lake Conservancy and the Allegheny Land Trust.

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Today's Verse

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power - Ephesians 6:10

Chuckle of the Day

People who have to be led into temptation probably don’t need to worry too much about it anyway.

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Parks and rec committee a positive move for Middlesex

Middlesex Township’s new Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee is already proving its worth for the southern Butler County township.

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Congressional Democrats, kill this bad bill

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., leaves the U.S. Capitol in August.
Tribune News Service

Every week that goes by with Democrats unable to bully or bribe their two recalcitrant Senate colleagues into signing on to one of the worst pieces of legislation in modern history is a good week for...

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If House members colluded with the rioters...

Protesters storm the Capitol and halt a joint session of the 117th Congress on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C. 
Tribune News Service

Days after the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of Donald Trump supporters, freshman Rep. Cori Bush of St.

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Looking at the real threats from China

China recently launched a test missile that whirled around the entire planet traveling at five times the speed of sound and previewing hypersonic duplicates someday possibly threatening nuclear...

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America’s national mood disorder

America is in a bad mood. Granted, this is a subjective impression, but it is common, and there is no shortage of analyses of it, examining everything from social media to income inequality.

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