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Local News | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Garage burns
Firefighter Ryan Enscoe has his vital signs checked by paramedic Anna Plesakov after fighting the fi re in the 90-degree heat. No injuries were reported. A motorcycle inside the garage and two nearby cars also were burned.

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Local News | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Can we have s'more?
Roasting marshmallows for s'mores Friday are, from left, Girl Scouts Athena Woods of Fombell, Anastasia Benson, 11, of Butler and Alexandra Cogongas, 9, of Valencia at Camp Redwing in Penn Township.

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International | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Wing part likely from missing jet
WASHINGTON — Air safety investigators have a “high degree of confidence” that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

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Local News | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
South Butler super leaves
JEFFERSON TWP — South Butler Superintendent Mike Leitera has accepted the superintendent position at the Mohawk School District in Lawrence County.

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Local News | July 30, 2015
Eckstein says budget gap can be plugged
Butler County Commissioner Jim Eckstein believes that a $3.4 million county budget shortfall that Controller Ben Holland reported last month can be solved.

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Local News | July 30, 2015
Butler Twp. sets annual ‘Night Out’ event at park
BUTLER TWP — National Night Out’s 32nd annual event will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Lohner Park, 117 David Drive.

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Local News | July 30, 2015
Enjoyable ‘Grease’ full of energy
BUTLER TWP — Youthful enthusiasm and energy carried Butler Musical Theater Guild’s production of “Grease” at the Succop Theater of Butler County Community College Wednesday night.

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Local News | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
State police ask for help finding man; reward offered for arrest
State police in Mercer are seeking assistance from the public to find a man wanted on felony counts of receiving stolen property and fleeing from police.

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Pennsylvania | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
STATE OF THE RACE
Democrats take aim at Toomey seat in '16
HARRISBURG — Democrats can expect to decide a primary contest in nine months to see who will challenge U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican who is seeking his second six-year term in the 2016 election. The seat is expected to be crucial to determining control of the U.S.

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Local News | July 30, 2015
Man flown to hospital after fall
JEFFERSON TWP — A man was taken to Allegheny General Hospital in a helicopter after falling about 20 feet from a tree Wednesday afternoon.

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Local News | July 30, 2015
Restoring Middlesex bridge out of supervisors’ control
Residents won’t be able to look to the Middlesex Township Supervisors for help on the recent removal of the Hillview Drive bridge.

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Pennsylvania | July 30, 2015
Legionella bacteria found at university
WEST CHESTER — Officials at a suburban Philadelphia university say an employee has tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease and eight campus buildings had higher-than-acceptable levels of the bacteria.

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Local News | July 30, 2015
Fire destroys wooden garage
WASHINGTON TWP — No one was injured Wednesday afternoon in a fire that destroyed a wooden garage on Oneida Valley Road.

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National | July 30, 2015
911 caller hung up on as teen dies
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 911 caller said she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to “deal with it yourself” and hung up as she sought aid.

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International | July 30, 2015
Hispanics energized by pope’s first visit to U.S.
NEW YORK — Vianel Garcia told family members they could sleep on the floor of her East Harlem hair salon when Pope Francis visits the city in September so they can try to catch a glimpse of him when he makes a stop at a school across from her business.

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National | July 30, 2015
U.S. views of pope dim
NEW YORK — Two months ahead of his first trip to the U.S., Pope Francis’ approval rating among Americans has plummeted, driven mostly by a decline among political conservatives and Roman Catholics, according to a new Gallup poll released Wednesday.

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National | July 30, 2015
Senate set to OK bill extension
WASHINGTON — Facing a Friday deadline, the Senate is on track to shore up federal highway aid and veterans’ health care, leaving a raft of unresolved issues for a jam-packed congressional agenda in the fall.

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National | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Officials criticize officer
CINCINNATI — This time, some of the sharpest criticism of a police officer after the slaying of an unarmed black man came from top law enforcement and city officials.

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National | July 30, 2015
In Brief

U.S. economy posts solid rebound


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National | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
F-150 results mixed
DETROIT — Ford’s new aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests by the insurance industry, and the damaged trucks cost more to repair than steel-bodied ones.

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Local News | July 30, 2015
Bova to build addition
MIDDLESEX TWP — An addition to the Bova Corp. will be built soon, a company official says.

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National | July 30, 2015
Fed signals rate hike likely later this year
WASHINGTON — Expectations have grown that sometime this year, the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates from record lows. The only question seems to be when.

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Local News | July 30, 2015
County officials take assorted actions
Butler County will reimburse nearly $2,000 to seasonal county park staff for their required background clearances.

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National | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Dentist rarely discussed hunting
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised patients Wednesday to seek care elsewhere and said he rarely discussed his big-game hunting because it can be a “divisive and emotionally charged topic.”

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National | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Big guns defend Iran nuke deal
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that the U.S. armed forces stand ready to confront Iran, but told lawmakers that a successful implementation of the nuclear agreement with Tehran is preferable to a military strike.

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Pennsylvania | July 30, 2015
In Brief

Penn State building damaged by fire


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Pennsylvania | July 30, 2015
US Airways closing center
CORAOPOLIS — US Airways is closing its Pittsburgh area flight operations control center as part of its merger with American Airlines.

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Local News | July 30, 2015
Riverfest winners announced
EAST BRADY — Over the weekend of July 17-19, the 30th annual Riverfest had contests, musical performances and other activities. Here’s a roundup of winners:

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Pennsylvania | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Philly congressman Fattah faces corruption charges
PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off an illegal $1 million campaign loan with federal grants and charitable donations, funneled campaign funds toward his son’s student loans and disguised a lobbyist’s bribe as payment for a Porsche his TV anchor wife never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a racketeering indictment against him.

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Pennsylvania | July 30, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Wolf meets with GOP leaders about budget
YORK — There’s been another meeting aimed at resolving Pennsylvania’s state budget standoff, but participants aren’t reporting any breakthroughs.

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