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The NFL just lost more credibility on concussions
Back in March, when NFL Vice President for Health and Safety Jeff Miller acknowledged a direct link between football-related head trauma and chronic traumatic encephalopathy — a degenerative brain disease associated with depression, memory loss and dementia — it seemed possible that we had turned a significant corner.
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Attack on church service might happen anywhere
It could have been an 8 a.m. weekday Mass at St. Peter in Butler or a Mass at 7 in the chapel at St. Kilian Parish in Cranberry.
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Support bike access
I am writing this letter to recruit public awareness and support for some of the ideas that our local governments have been considering. Jackson Township development has been progressing and each week we hear of something new in the works. Our landscape is and has changed before our eyes and our lives have been impacted for what some may consider better and others think worse.
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LGBT inclusion is good for business
Like many of my colleagues in the community, I am pleased to see the unbelievable amount of support being given to passing a non-discrimination ordinance in Butler. Despite that, there is probably still some misunderstanding, so I hope to provide a bit of clarity here.
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Bill can’t boost Hillary’s chances
Half the country may be “with her” but are we “with him”?
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Future under Clinton might be dim
Sen. Bernie Sanders said one good thing when he spoke Monday at the Democratic National Convention. It was that the presidential election is not about gossip, fundraising, campaign strategies or polls, all the things that preoccupy news outlets. It is about the kind of future we are going to have.
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Here’s one Russian athlete who didn’t cheat
The Summer Olympics in Rio are less than two weeks away, and there’s no shortage of marquee athletes poised to captivate and inspire: American swimmer Michael Phelps, with 18 gold medals on his shelf, competing in his fifth Olympics; the world’s fastest man and four-time gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica, running in what he says is his last Olympics; the unbeatable 4-foot-9-inch U.S.
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