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‘Fines, no jail’ shows Wall Street’s influence over Washington, D.C.
Last week, five big Wall Street banks agreed to pay billions of dollars in fines to settle charges that they manipulated foreign-exchange markets.
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Jobs climate improving for newest college grads
Congratulations and best wishes to the class of 2015, particularly to graduates from our local institutions: Butler County Community College, Slippery Rock University and Grove City College.
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Letters to the Editor

Iraq win squandered
What is wrong with the Republicans at all levels who are tripping all over a question asked about whether “knowing what you know now” would you have gone into the war with Iraq?
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Spending questioned
Last year when state Rep. Tedd Nesbit, R-Grove City, was seeking votes, said he was a fiscal conservative. Now he is requesting a state grant to build a sewer and water system at the Grove City Outlet Mall.
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Drillers: No more tax
It’s incredibly unfortunate that a recent editorial (“Gov. Wolf Would Do Well to Consent to ‘Grand Deal’”, May 20) supports even higher energy taxes that will hurt small businesses, union building trades, and consumers across the entire commonwealth, especially in Butler County.
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Voter vitriol
During the recent school board election process I personally witnessed and other supporters were subjected to some very disturbing behavior. It is time for clarity and to emphasize that parents who have children in the school district voluntarily dedicated their time and efforts during the campaign leading up to the election.
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Small changes to fix drug-approval process
The process for approving new drugs in the U.S. takes a long time and costs a lot of money. But in trying to speed things up too much, Congress runs the risk of allowing drugs to reach the market that aren’t necessarily safe.
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Obama has ISIS strategy, but it’s not working
Obama administration critics often charge that the president has no strategy in the war against Islamic State, but that’s not true.
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For teenagers, there are dangerous driving days ahead.
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Email revelations still dog Hillary Clinton
Charity Navigator should make this an informal rule: If your charity is employing Sidney Blumenthal, it automatically goes on the watch list.
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