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Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2016

Verse of the Day | July 27, 2016
Verse
“But we know where this man is from; when the Christ comes, no one will know where he is from.” ...

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Town & County | July 27, 2016
Town and County
Items for Town & County should be submitted on weekdays no later than 4 p.m. the day before requested publication. ...

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Business Briefs | July 27, 2016
In Brief

VW emissions deal clears 1st hurdle

SAN FRANCISCO — A nearly $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, with a federal judge giving preliminary approval to the deal that includes an option for owners to have the carmaker b...

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Bulletin Board | July 27, 2016
BULLETIN BOARD
Today FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6 p.m., Saint Andrews United Presbyterian Church, 201 E. Jefferson St. Use the Cliff Street entrance. CRANBERRY GENEALOGY CLUB meeting, 6:30 p.m., Cranberry Public Library, 2525 Rochester Road. NAMI Family Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Butler Mental Health Association...

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Cranberry Local News | July 27, 2016
Zelie library gets more good news
ZELIENOPLE — More good news was discussed Monday evening for the borough public library. Bids for the library's interior lighting project came in lower than expected at $18,700. The library earlier this year received more than $30,000 from a Keystone state grant. Library board President Gre...

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Cranberry Local News | July 27, 2016
Suspect waives charges in case
CRANBERRY TWP — A New Brighton man who allegedly led police on a foot chase last March had his charges waived Friday. Police said Joshua Sean Heck, 29, stole a flare gun kit and two extra packages of flares on March 15, 2015, at the Walmart on Route 19. After being confronted by security, He...

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Cranberry Local News | July 27, 2016
Cranberry police say alleged thief used his brother’s name
CRANBERRY TWP — An Aliquippa man accused of felony retail theft waived his charges Friday. Police say Ryan J. Conner, 35, allegedly tried to use his brother’s name after stealing a television set and other items earlier this month from Walmart in the township. Conner allegedly stole a ...

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Cranberry Local News | July 27, 2016
Woman injured in head-on crash
SEVEN FIELDS — A woman suffered minor injuries July 20 after being involved in a head-on collision on Route 228. The crash was reported at 9:52 a.m. and involved a Toyota Sienna minivan and a Saab 9-3 sedan near the intersection with Castle Creek Road. Firefighters with the Adams Area Fire D...

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Cranberry Local News | July 27, 2016
POLICE REPORTS
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Mars Police

July 19 — Police charged Paul A. Thompson, 50, of Buffalo Township with repeatedly using his employer’s fuel card to buy gas for his personal vehicles. He is accused of racking up $702 in unauthorized...

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Cranberry Local News | July 27, 2016
South Butler OKs cyber school deal
JEFFERSON TWP — The South Butler School District renewed a contract with the Seneca Valley School District to enroll students in the Seneca Valley Academy of Choice cyber school option. The board approved a four-year contract during its board meeting July 13. The district previously had a th...

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Cranberry Local News | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Cranberry Twp. runners take steps to combat MS
ZELIENOPLE — Local runners are putting on their shoes and supporting the MS Run the US relay this week. Runners from CrossFit TPA in Zelienople and the Grove City Cross Country team will take part in the nationwide run, which aims to raise awareness and funds to end multiple sclerosis. The re...

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Cranberry Local News | July 27, 2016
After glitch, another Day of Giving planned
PITTSBURGH — The Endowment for Butler County will participate in the Day of Giving on Sept. 21, sponsored by the Pittsburgh Foundation. The initial Day of Giving, a day when people could donate to charities and have part of their donations matched by the Endowment of Butler County, was May 3....

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Cranberry Local News | July 27, 2016
COMMUNITY NEWS

TCC, Verizon giving out free backpacks

ADAMS TWP — TCC, a Verizon Wireless store, will give away 250 free backpacks filled with school supplies. The giveaway will be part of the fourth annual TCC School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. It will give away 235,000 backpacks at 1,300 TCC and A ...

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Cranberry Local News | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Program breaks down barriers
MIDDLESEX TWP — Nothing could stop Scott and Brenda Henwood of Sandy Hill Road from bringing back 9-year-old Amariah Morrison this summer, after hosting the Bronx resident for the first time last year. Morrison and the Henwoods’ daughter, Star, clicked almost immediately. Star and Amar...

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Cranberry Local Sports | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Curveball coming
It’s the seventh inning of a tight game and Derek Boben’s pitch count has topped 100. But there is no chance of the Moniteau pitcher handing coach Ross Martin the ball. “There was no way he was coming out of the game,” Martin said. “Even if it took a gurney.” B...

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Cranberry Local Sports | July 27, 2016
Sidelines

SV hosting volleyball camp

JACKSON TWP — The Seneca Valley Girls Volleyball Boosters will hold a volleyball camp for boys and girls entering grades 4-8 Aug. 2-4 in the Seneca Valley Middle School multi-purpose gymnasium. Groups will be split by age and ability. The camp will run 9-...

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Cranberry Living | July 27, 2016
Seneca Valley lists honor students
This list is continued from July 20 edition of the Cranberry Eagle. HIGHEST HONORS JACKSON TWP — The following students have been named to the honor roll for the most recent grading period in the Seneca Valley School District. GRADE 10 — Sean McCabe, Hannah McCann, Erin McCarthy, Scot...

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Cranberry Living | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Dutilh’s new pastor plans to extend church’s care
CRANBERRY TWP — Tom Parkinson was just a teenager when people in his church started to take notice. They saw the strength of his faith and told him he had been given a gift from God. When he was 14, he got the calling. “I was blessed that God gave me a very clear call early on,” ...

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Cranberry Living | July 27, 2016
SENIOR MENUS
Senior centers in Cranberry Township, Cranberry Township Municipal Center, 2525 Rochester Road, 724-772-6086; Evans City, American Legion Hall, 213 E. Main St., 724-538-9414; and Mars, Penn Mar Plaza, 721-625-4466, announce the following lunch menus for the week of Aug. 1. Anyone 60 or older can re...

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Cranberry Living | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Vitale is finalist for Athena award
JACKSON TWP — Tracy Vitale, Seneca Valley School District superintendent, has been named a finalist for the 2016 ATHENA Awards Program of Greater Pittsburgh. ATHENA Awards are given to a woman or man who is “honored for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisti...

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Cranberry Living | July 27, 2016
Brandt 102nd birthday
Louise Brandt of Cranberry Township celebrated her 102nd birthday with a party at 2:30 p.m. July 20 at Cranberry Place, 5 St. Francis Way, Cranberry Township. The former Louise Mossin was born July 22, 1914. She married the late Russell Brandt in McDonald. She had six children. She also has nine g...

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Cranberry Living | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
GRADUATES
Shannon Zangas received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Dickinson College. She was on the dean’s list and was vice president of philanthropy for Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women. During college, she worked for Gov. Ridge’s Ridge Policy Group and was scholarship ambas...

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Cranberry Living | July 27, 2016
Students set goal for diabetes walk
ADAMS TWP — A group of Mars High School students, led by senior Brett Jackson, is raising funds to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's One Walk. “Brett's Crew” has set a goal to raise $21,000 for this year's event to be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 24 at Schenley Park's F...

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Cranberry Living | July 27, 2016
Seneca Valley senior organizes blood drive
CRANBERRY TWP — A Seneca Valley senior is organizing a blood drive next month to collect donations and also raise awareness of the need for platelet donations. The blood drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 at Revolution Physical Therapy Cranberry Township, 8001 Rowan Road, with don...

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Cranberry Living | July 27, 2016
RELIGION

Oak Hill Alliance to hold Bible school

CRANBERRY TWP — Oak Hill Alliance Church, 2782 Rochester Road, will host Cave Quest vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Aug. 5. The theme is “Following Jesus, the Light of the World.” Children from age 3 up thro...

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Cranberry Living | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Comtra hosts musical, youth-filled ‘Aladdin’
CRANBERRY TWP — Comtra Theatre will present the musical “Aladdin Jr.” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the theater on Route 19. Based on the 1992 Disney film, this show is directed by Jocelyn Kavanagh with choreography by Trent Soyster. The cast includes: Matt Kraynik, Zoe ...

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Cranberry Eblast Only | July 27, 2016
Adams approves plan, discusses parking
ADAMS TWP — An approval for minor adjustments to a section of the White Tail Meadow plan turned into a major discussion about the parking situation in township developments. Chris Wulff, an engineer for the Larson Design Group, requested approval from supervisors at their Monday night meeting...

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Cranberry Homepage Photos | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Zelie's garden spot
The new gazebo at the Passavant House in Zelienople was recently built in the house’s backyard. The gazebo is surrounded by a garden with plants featured in Zelie Passavant’s letters to her children. The borough is named after her. ...

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Cranberry Obituaries | July 27, 2016
Death Notices
Martha A. “Martie” Pohrer, 80, of Harmony passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family. ——— Edward L. “Roy” Kline, 90, of Zelienople passed away Sunday, 24, 2016, at the Paramount Senior Living in Seven Fields. ...

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Our Opinion | July 27, 2016
Now is a good time to audit Pa. pension fund managers
The proverbial barn door slams shut too late. The horses are long gone. Pennsylvania will audit the management of its two big pension funds amid a federal investigation into the fees paid to outside firms that invest billions of taxpayer dollars. Just four days earlier, federal prosecutors announc...

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Our Opinion | July 27, 2016
Why I just quit the GOP
The Republican Party nominated Donald Trump as its candidate for president of the United States — and I responded by ending my 44-year GOP membership. Here’s why I jumped ship: First, Trump’s boorish, selfish, puerile and repulsive character, combined with his prideful ignorance,...

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George Will | July 27, 2016
Clinton grappling over likability
En route to fight one of his many duels, French politician Georges Clemenceau bought a one-way train ticket. Was he pessimistic? “Not at all. I always use my opponent’s return ticket for the trip back.” Some Hillary Clinton advisers, although not that serene, think her victory is p...

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Other Voices | July 27, 2016
Dangerous Trump doctrine emerges
Last week Donald Trump laid out a deeply disturbing view of America’s role in the world. The Trump Doctrine — if we can call this mass of contradictions a doctrine — embraces isolationism while simultaneously insisting Trump can swiftly destroy the Islamic State. It suggests we sh...

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Focus Features | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Expert arrangers offer up summer flower tips
When the 68th Annual Butler Farm Show gets under way Aug. 8, Mary Lehnerd of Jefferson Township will be there to defend her title. For three years in a row, she has won first place in floral exhibits for her wild flower arrangements. “I’m going to try,” she said. “Sometimes ...

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Weddings | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Vogel, Martino
Jennifer Ann Vogel and Mark James Martino, both of Pittsburgh, were united in marriage May 14 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gibsonia. The Rev. Anthony J. Schneck officiated. A reception followed at Greystone Fields in Gibsonia. The bride is the daughter of Charles and Georgia Vogel of S...

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Time Capsules | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
TECH OF THE TIME
Joanne Horvath, special education teacher, uses an overhead projector and transparent sheets on July 31, 1969, to teach consonant sounds during a six-week summer tutorial program. Tape recorders, film strips and teaching machines were used also used. ...

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Local News | July 27, 2016
City council slated to act on agenda list
Butler City Council will take up a number of issues for votes at its meeting Thursday evening. These include: A motion to appoint Corey Roche to the City of Butler Parks, Recreation Grounds & Facilities Authority to fill the remainder of John Grenci’s term, which expires on Jan. 1, 2018 A m...

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Local News | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Park burglary suspect apparently dips in pool
BUTLER TWP — An accused burglar ended up in the Alameda Park swimming pool during an apparent getaway attempt from police, authorities said. The suspect, despite sustaining an injured ankle in the escape, managed to elude officers for three hours Monday morning before showing up outside a res...

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Local News | July 27, 2016
Plan approval leads to talk about parking
ADAMS TWP — An approval for minor adjustments to a section of the White Tail Meadow plan turned into a major discussion about the parking situation in township developments. Chris Wulff, an engineer for the Larson Design Group, requested approval from supervisors at their Monday night meeting...

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Local News | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Man charged with assault
A Butler man is accused of dousing his wife with gasoline during an argument Tuesday outside their home. The suspect, 36-year-old Ryan P. Bradley, later allegedly snatched the victim by the hair and dragged her up the stairs, Butler police said. A neighbor notified authorities after seeing the att...

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Local News | July 27, 2016
City may put freeze on hiring
A motion will be made at Thursday’s council meeting that the city of Butler institute a hiring freeze. The freeze, which was brought up by Councilman Michael Walter at Tuesday’s meeting at the city building, would mean Butler would hire no one else for the rest of 2016. It would includ...

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Local News | July 27, 2016
Netflix plans to do filming in Butler
Filming for the Netflix original series “Mindhunter” is coming to Butler. A motion to enter into an agreement with the show’s production crew will be voted on by city council at its meeting Thursday evening. The agreement will allow the production crew to use a combination of the...

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Local News | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Accident fatal on Rt. 8
MIDDLESEX TWP — Police suspect a flat-bed truck driver ran a red light at a busy intersection Tuesday afternoon and plowed into a motorcycle, killing the bike driver. Dale T. Major, 64, of Middlesex Township was pronounced dead at Butler Memorial Hospital following the crash about 2:45 p.m. a...

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Local News | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Man was allegedly naked in window
ZELIENOPLE — A bridal boutique co-owner stands accused of filling his display window with mannequins and the full monty. According to court records, three witnesses not only saw 54-year-old Peter Scolieri of Cranberry Township naked in the window of One Enchanted Evening, but at least one wom...

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Local News | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Soaked in Saxonburg
Firefighters from Butler Township take their best shot at the annual water battle Tuesday on Main Street during the Saxonburg Firemen's Carnival. Tonight, the Little Miss Saxonburg Pageant takes place at 7 p.m. On Thursday at 6 p.m. is the annual Firemen’s Parade. ...

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Pennsylvania | July 27, 2016
Woman sentenced for animal cruelty
PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh woman has been sentenced to 20 months of house arrest after four dogs were found dead in her home in May 2015. Taura Krill-McCormick, 26, also was sentenced Tuesday to an additional 100 months of probation. She pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges in April. ...

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Pennsylvania | July 27, 2016
In Brief

Former potato chip exec pleads guilty

HARRISBURG — A former executive with a Pennsylvania potato chip and snack food company has pleaded guilty to defrauding the company out of roughly $1.4 million. Kevin Myers, 38, acknowledged Tuesday that he received $651,000 in kickbacks while p...

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Pennsylvania | July 27, 2016
Nursing home staff levels focus of audit
HARRISBURG — A new audit shows that the state Department of Health is not effectively enforcing nursing home staffing levels, Pennsylvania’s fiscal watchdog said Tuesday. The office of Auditor General Eugene DePasquale reported that the department lacked policies for how it reviews staf...

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Pennsylvania | July 27, 2016
Dump truck rams FBI gate
PITTSBURGH — A dump truck driver who said he had a bomb deliberately smashed his truck through a security gate of the FBI’s offices on Tuesday, but no bomb was found and there appeared to be no connection to terrorism, authorities said. The driver, Thomas Richard Ross of New Waterford, ...

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National | July 27, 2016
Police deaths by shooting spike in 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Shooting deaths of law enforcement officers spiked 78 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, including an alarming increase in ambush-style assaults like the ones that killed eight officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, according to a report released today. “...

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National | July 27, 2016
Smoke hangs over Calif. coast
BIG SUR, Calif. — A wildfire was fouling the summer season on a beloved and scenic stretch of the California coast, where smoke and the threat of flames forced the closure of state parks near Big Sur. The blaze that has destroyed 20 homes was burning inland over a ridge and was not for the m...

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National | July 27, 2016
In Brief

Alaska fishermen saved from ship

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Two ships brought 46 people to safety after they abandoned their sinking fishing boat and boarded life rafts off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. There were no reports of any injuries as the good Samaritan vessels rescued the crew...

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National | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Bill makes his case for Hillary
PHILADELPHIA — There have been millions of words, decades of video and reams of commentary devoted to their story. It’s been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms. But on Tuesday night, as millions of voters watched and with the ...

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National | July 27, 2016
Sanders backers stage protest
PHILADELPHIA — Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside the Democratic National Convention site and clashed with police on Tuesday after Hillary Clinton won the party’s presidential nomination. Despite Sanders’ calls for them to support Clinton, thousands of activists...

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National | July 27, 2016
Actress who portrayed TV psychic Miss Cleo dies
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The actress who played the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo, claiming to know callers’ futures in ubiquitous TV infomercials and commercials, has died of cancer. Youree Dell Harris, 53, died Tuesday in Palm Beach, her lawyer, William J. Cone Jr., said. The Los Angeles...

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National | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Prosthetic leg stolen from boy at beach
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. — A 4-year-old Southern California boy visiting the beach for the first time had his prosthetic leg stolen but hundreds of people have reached out to help him replace the limb. Liam Brenes of Rancho Santa Margarita and his parents went to Crystal Cove State Park...

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National | July 27, 2016
Clinton wins nomination
PHILADELPHIA — It was long ago and far away when Barack Obama snippily remarked, “You’re likable enough, Hillary.” It’s a lovefest now. Hillary Clinton formally captured the Democratic nomination and declared the glass ceiling keeping women from the presidency cracked ...

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International | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
LONDON — A U.S. Marine Corps horse who served during some of the bloodiest fighting of the Korean War has been posthumously decorated for bravery. Sgt. Reckless was awarded the Dickin Medal during a ceremony at the Korean War Memorial in London on Wednesday, the 63rd anniversary of the end of...

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International | July 27, 2016
Japan wants memorial park free of Pokemon
TOKYO — “Pokemon Go” players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased. They have asked game developer Niantic to remove the “Pokestops” and other virtual sites that show up in the park for th...

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Police Reports | July 27, 2016
Police reports
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Butler Police

10:31 a.m. Sunday — Jennard D. Witherspoon, 44, of New Kensington, Westmoreland County, was arrested on a bench warrant after he showed up allegedly intoxicated outside an apartment on Cross Street and re...

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Town Crier | July 27, 2016
Town Crier
Adams Township supervisors on Monday: Approved the addition of five buildings to Mars-Evans City Self Storage on Mars-Evans City Road. Four buildings will be 10,000 square feet and one building 7,200 square feet. As a condition of approval, the applicants must complete the buffer between the existi...

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Tomorrow's Headlines | July 27, 2016
Tomorrow's Headlines
1. A revitalization project in Zelienople is beginning to take off. 2. Mayor Donaldson quizzes the head of the local Civil Service Commission over a promotion settlement. ...

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News Extra | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Motorcyclist injured in crash while passing
MARION TWP — State police say road rage is the likely cause of a serious motorcycle accident this afternoon just before 1 p.m. A motorcyclist, who is not being identified, apparently was riding behind a slower moving sedan style car east on Boyers Road, state police said. After some jockeyi...

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Death Notices | July 27, 2016
Death Notices
Jessica K. “Jess” Anderson, Prospect Viola L. Bowser, East Brady Shirley M. Baker DeAngelo, Prospect Richard Doctor, Butler Jane L. Kison, Butler Hazel G. McCormick, formerly of Sarver Emil C. “Chub” Turner, Evan...

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Birthday Tributes | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Leslie Ann Hutchison
In loving memory of Leslie Ann Hutchison on her birthday, July 27. No birthday cards today A heartache, a tear, A memory so dear Every day of our lives, We wish you were here. Sadly missed by, Dad, Carrie, Suzanne and Lance John, Brian and Erin ...

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In Memoriams | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Gladys Kline and Lloyd (Pete) Kline
In loving memory of our beloved mother and father, Gladys Kline March 6, 1997 Lloyd (Pete) Kline March 3, 2005 Your presence we miss, Your memory we treasure. Loving you always, Forgetting you never. Always loved and missed, Bob, Shirley, Ann and Bobby ...

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In Memoriams | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Douglas Merkner
September 9, 1972 - July 27, 2012 Death leaves a heartache no one can heal But love leaves a memory that no one can steal. Loved and forever in our hearts, Mom and Holly ...

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In Memoriams | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Zach Frobe
In loving memory of our beloved Zach Frobe who passed away 3 years ago today. August 13, 1989 - July 27, 2013 “Forever in our hearts We miss you every day.” Love, Mom and Dad, Anna, Leslie, Dakota and Family ...

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In Memoriams | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Howard E. McCandless, Sr. and Stella McCandless
In loving memory of our beloved mother and father, Howard E. McCandless, Sr. July 20, 1993 Stella McCandless March 28, 2005 Your presence we miss, Your memory we treasure. Loving you always, Forgetting you never. Always loved and missed, Bob McCandless - Brothers, Sisters and Families...

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Professional Baseball | July 27, 2016
Ventura insists he can work with Sale
CHICAGO — Robin Ventura insists he can work with Chris Sale despite the suspended ace’s critical comments about the White Sox manager. Sale is serving a five-day, unpaid ban after he destroyed throwback uniforms the team was supposed to wear for his start Saturday. Sale told MLB.com in ...

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Professional Baseball | July 27, 2016
Cubs’ Chapman arrives to a mixed reaction
CHICAGO — Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn’t remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior. When the Cubs announced the trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, the team r...

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Professional Baseball | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Liriano roughed up as Mariners top Bucs
PITTSBURGH — The strained right calf that sidelined Felix Hernandez for a third of the season is healed. That doesn’t mean the ace is all better, and he knows it. It will take time for the 2010 AL Cy Young Award winner to regain his form, yet there’s a grit that he showed in Seatt...

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Amateur Baseball | July 27, 2016 Butler Eagle Online
Saxonburg puts it all together to beat Valley, win Legion title again
Strong offense or dominant pitching — sometimes a team must settle for just one. Saxonburg enjoyed the best of both worlds on Tuesday. The team's offense totaled 14 hits and pitcher Jeremy Frazier overwhelmed Valley's bats in a 13-1 rout in the Butler County American Legion baseball title ga...

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Prospect League | July 27, 2016
Rain halts Sox game
The Butler BlueSox led West Virginia 4-3 in the fourth inning Tuesday before rain suspended the game. It will be resumed Friday at Kelly Automotive Park before the regularly scheduled game against the Miners. The BlueSox were coming off a much-needed win against West Virginia. Seneca Valley High ...

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In Brief | July 27, 2016
In Brief

Seahawks, Carroll agree to extension

RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, keeping the oldest head coach in the NFL locked up beyond the 2016 season. Team owner Paul Allen tweeted confirmation of Carroll’s deal on Tue...

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Notices | July 27, 2016
Potpourri
JEFFERSON TWP — The Butler High School Class of 1950 will have a picnic for classmates and guests at noon Aug. 20 at 459 Fisher Road, one mile north of Saxonburg. The deadline for reservations is Aug. 10. Call 724-352-2223 or 724-353-1247. Notices of local upcoming news should be received ...

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Trivia | July 27, 2016
Trivia
Who holds the NFL record for lowest single-season passer rating as the starting quarterback on a playoff team? ...

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Scoreboard | July 27, 2016
Events
Wednesday Prospect League Kokomo (Ind.) at Butler BlueSox, 6:35 p.m. Eagle County Baseball Pine-Richland at Mars, 6:15 p;m. Zelienople at Mars II, 6:15 pl.m. Mars Sliders at Cranberry Thursday Prospect League Kokomo (Ind.) at Butler BlueSox, 6:35 p.m. Friday Prospect League West Virginia...

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Scoreboard | July 27, 2016
On the air
Wednesday BASKETBALL 7:30 p.m. NBA — Exhibition, Women’s national teams, United States vs. France, at Newark, Del. GOLF 4:30 a.m. (Thursday) GOLF — Ricoh Women’s British Open, first round, at Milton Keynes, England HORSE RACING 4 p.m. FS2 — Saratoga Live, Honor...

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Scoreboard | July 27, 2016
BASEBALL
American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Reinstated OF Hyun Soo Kim from the 15-day DL. Activated RHP Ubaldo Jimenez from the paternity list. Optioned OF Dariel Alvarez to Norfolk (IL). Designated OF Julio Borbon for assignment. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Recalled INF Raul Mondesi from Omaha (PCL...

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Youth Sports | July 27, 2016
Pony team battles back
CENTER TWP — After a loss in the second round of the Pony Bronco Super Regional in McCandless, the Center Township 12-year-old baseball team needed all hands on deck. And arms. So, all 10 players on the roster saw time on the mound as Center Township worked its way back through the losers br...

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