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Friday, May. 22, 2015

National | May 22, 2015
David Rockefeller to mark birthday with land gift
PORTLAND, Maine — The oldest member of the Rockefeller family is giving a gift as part of his 100th birthday celebration: 1,000 acres including streams, trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park.

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Local News | May 22, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
MARK OF DISTINCTION
Vets get new grave markers
Butler County has a long-standing tradition of recognizing the final resting places of its veterans.

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National | May 22, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Reality star Duggar resigns from Family Research Council
NEW YORK — The Family Research Council has accepted the resignation of Josh Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star’s apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen.

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International | May 22, 2015
S. Korea court frees ‘nut rage’ executive
SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean court Friday suspended the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard “nut rage” tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending her incarceration.

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Local News | May 22, 2015
County’s population on the rise
The county’s population is increasing, putting it in rare company among counties in the western half of the state.

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Local News | May 22, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
PROTECT YOUR PLANTS
Frost warning issued for county
Cover your petunias, we’re looking at a possible frost just days before the unofficial planting season begins.

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Local News | May 22, 2015
Water advisory in effect
BUTLER TWP — A water advisory is under effect at the main building at VA Butler Healthcare after the discovery of high levels of bacteria.

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National | May 22, 2015
Kelly starts caucus
WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-3rd, is a founding member of a bipartisan Congressional Propane Caucus, which was launched Thursday in the House of Representatives.

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Local News | May 22, 2015
Township group marks 100 years
PENN TWP — The Butler County Association of Township Officials celebrated its 100th anniversary Thursday.

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National | May 22, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Fallen Soldiers honored
Capt. Debbie Tuttle of the California State Military Reserve touches her son Pfc. Keith Williams’ name Thursday during the Mountain Post Warrior Memorial Ceremony at the Global War on Terrorism Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial in Colorado Springs, Colo. Williams was honored along with six other Fort Carson soldiers during the ceremony. The seven soldiers died while deployed in 2014.

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National | May 22, 2015
Applications for U.S. jobless aid up
WASHINGTON — More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications remains at a historically low level that is consistent with a healthy job market.

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Pennsylvania | May 22, 2015
Feds say Temple Univ. professor offered data on U.S.-made device
PHILADELPHIA — Temple University’s physics department chairman has been charged in an alleged scheme to share information on U.S. technology with China. Federal prosecutors say 47-year-old Xi Xiaoxing, an expert in the field of superconductivity, sought prestigious appointments in China in exchange for data on a device invented by a U.S. firm. Xi is a naturalized U.S.

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Local News | May 22, 2015
4 arrested for allegedly selling drugs
The Butler County Drug Task Force on Thursday rounded up four suspects wanted on felony arrest warrants for allegedly selling drugs in Butler County. The warrants stem from investigations dating to last year.

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Pennsylvania | May 22, 2015
New plans for mall revealed
PITTSBURGH — A developer has unveiled plans to convert a former retail mall in Pittsburgh into a hub for technology startups called Nova Place.

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Local News | May 22, 2015
Group buys ice rink
WARRENDALE, Allegheny County — BladeRunners has been sold and is now the Baierl Ice Complex, according to one of the men who bought the property.

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Pennsylvania | May 22, 2015
IN BRIEF
Fight at Kennywood results in charges

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National | May 22, 2015
Co. CEO ‘proud’ of pay hike
NEW YORK — McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook said Thursday he was “incredibly proud” of a decision to bump pay for some workers, even after protesters called on the company to do more outside its annual shareholder meeting.

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National | May 22, 2015
Obama’s Senate allies hope to endorse bill
WASHINGTON — Supporters of President Barack Obama’s trade agenda hope to fend off hostile Senate amendments today and send a major trade bill to the House, where another fierce debate awaits.

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Local News | May 22, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Cardinal Wuerl Prom Royalty
Evelyn Brazil was crowned queen and Jerome Turner was crowned king at the prom for Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School on May 17.

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Local News | May 22, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Man suspected in more thefts
BUTLER TWP — The cases keep mounting against a suspected serial catalytic converter thief.

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Local News | May 22, 2015
Police conduct sobriety checks
MERCER — Grove City police will assist a state police led sobriety checkpoint during the Memorial Day weekend beginning tonight.

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National | May 22, 2015
6 officers indicted in Gray case
BALTIMORE — Six Baltimore police officers were indicted Thursday on various charges related to the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.

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National | May 22, 2015
Cleveland awaits decisions in 3 killings by police officers
CLEVELAND — For Cleveland’s maligned police department, the barrage began with a car chase that ended when officers fired 137 rounds and killed two unarmed black people.

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National | May 22, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Unarmed suspects shot, protests follow
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Hundreds marched peacefully in Washington state’s capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store.

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Local News | May 22, 2015
Police wrestle suspect to floor
Butler police say they had to Taser a man who resisted arrest after allegedly holding a knife to his girlfriend’s throat Tuesday during a domestic dispute at his home on West Jefferson Street.

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International | May 22, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Art sleuth helps find sculptures
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis has helped German police recover a trove of Third Reich sculptures that had been missing for decades, including a pair of bronze horses crafted for Adolf Hitler.

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Local News | May 22, 2015
Crash reduces Rt. 228 to one lane
ADAMS TWP — A three-car accident on Route 228 this morning ruined a trip to the garden center for a local woman.

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