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Verse of the Day | October 29, 2014
VERSE
I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God — this is your spiritual act of worship. ...

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Chuckle of the day | October 29, 2014
Today’s Chuckle
Life is mostly just a series of little decisions ... one lousy one after another. ...

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Town & County | October 29, 2014
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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Bulletin Board | October 29, 2014
BULLETIN BOARD
FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6 p.m., Saint Andrews United Presbyterian Church, 201 E. Jefferson St. Use the Cliff Street entrance. Hosted by East Butler Presbyterian Church. Card Party, 7:30 p.m., Unionville Grange, 150 N. Benbrook Road. AL-ANON MEETING, 8 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2217 Chi...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events
Chamber hosts book review series WEXFORD — Studies have repeatedly shown the most successful business owners and professionals are those who are constantly learning new ideas. The good news is there are lots of great business books out there —the challenge for most of us is finding the ...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Woman, 19, pleads guilty
PITTSBURGH — A Lancaster Township woman charged with assaulting a protester and a police officer at Pittsburgh’s PrideFest celebration in June pleaded guilty Wednesday to reduced charges. Ariel Lawther, 19, had been charged with felony aggravated assault and simple assault as well as r...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Police uncover huge marijuana grow operation
PENN TWP — What started out as a routine call for shoplifting — the theft of $3 worth of snacks — quickly turned into the investigation of an elaborate indoor marijuana growing operation. The scope and sophistication of the operation on Dodds Road stunned — and impressed ...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
ENTERTAINMENT
Weekly film series continues at Kean GIBSONIA — Wednesdays@1 will show “Last Love” at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Kean Theatre at St. Barnabas, Washington Place, 5847 Meridian Road. Admission is free. Donations benefit the free care fund. Call 724-444-5326 for more information. M...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Real Estate Transactions
ADAMS TOWNSHIP Taylor Ridge Assoc. to NVR at unknown address for $125,000. Deklewa Homes Adams Realty to Bruce and Charlene Helt at 2801 Ambassador Lane for $289,141. Peter Lake to Donald and Eileen Foster at 404 Applehill Court for $528,000. Charles Vrabel to Brickyard Park Holdings at 180 Bric...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Former co-owner of Harmony Inn dies
PYMATUNING, Crawford County — Gary Barnes, the former co-owner of the Harmony Inn, died Oct. 17. Barnes died of an illness, and his family had a private ceremony on Monday, according to Bob McCafferty, current owner of the restaurant. Barnes and Carl Beers bought the building in 1985 and gav...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Aldi may come to mall
CRANBERRY TWP — An Aldi grocery store could be going in the Cranberry Mall because the company recently applied for a building permit. Ron Henshaw, the director of community development for the township, said the grocery store would occupy about 18,000 square feet in the building previously ...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
COMMUNITY NEWS
Rotary Club hosts pancake breakfast MARS — The Rich-Mar Rotary Pancake Breakfast will be from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nov. 8 at the Mars United Presbyterian Church. The all-you-can-eat meal will include homemade pancakes, sausage, buckwheat cakes and drinks. Tickets are available at the door and ...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Trick-or-treat times listed
Here are community treat-or-treat times. The Evans City Halloween parade also is listed: Townships • Adams 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday • Connoquenessing 6 to 7 p.m. Friday • Cranberry 6 to 8 p.m. Friday • Forward 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday • Jackson 6 to 8 p.m. Friday • La...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
SENIOR MENUS
Senior centers in Cranberry Township, Evans City, Mars and Zelienople announce the following lunch menus for the week of Nov. 3. Anyone 60 or older can receive a hot meal at noon for a donation. Suggested donation is $2.50. Spouses younger than 60 are welcome. Reservations must be made two days in ...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
SENECA VALLEY HOMECOMING ROYALTY


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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Evans City Public Library to hold craftmaking workshop on Saturday
EVANS CITY — Residents on Saturday can create an attractive and useful household item while spending a fun and inexpensive morning at the library. Michelina Stickney, librarian at the Evans City Public Library, said the Make It and Take It Workshop to be at 10 a.m. Saturday will have particip...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Pro Experience EC school holds career day
EVANS CITY — About 25 professionals from a variety of occupations came to the Evans City Middle School on Friday to talk to hundreds of students about their careers. The list included an FBI agent, a chef, an occupational therapist, a locomotive engineer and a chemist, to name a few. Princ...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
SCHOOL NEWS
MARS — Audrey Gehm, a Mars fifth grader, was named Pennsylvania State Winner in the 2014 “A Book That Shaped Me” Summer Writing Contest. The contest for fifth- and sixth-graders asked students to write an essay reflecting on a book that made a personal impact in their lives. Audre...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Principal of the Week
Robert Raso SCHOOL: Seneca Valley Intermediate High School EXPERIENCE: 27 years in education — 26 years with the Seneca Valley School District — one year in Charles County, Md.; began at Seneca Valley as an English teacher; also served as IHS Dean of Students for six years. HOMETOWN: ...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Teacher of the Week
Alyssa McKinney SCHOOL: Mars Centennial School GRADE: Fifth grade (language arts) EXPERIENCE: I have been at Mars Centennial School for two years. Previously, I was at Kiski School District for two years. I have a bachelor of arts degree in communication science and disorders from the University ...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Rep. Kelly outspends LaVallee in race
Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly by a nearly 2-to-1 margin outraised Democratic challenger Dan LaVallee in the third quarter, but he has an even greater spending advantage in the final weeks before Election Day, their campaigns reported. Kelly’s fundraising between July 1 and Sept. 30 totaled ...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
SCHOOL MENUS
These school lunch menus are for the week of Nov. 3. MARS Monday — French toast sticks with sausage or beef sliders, sweet potato fries, broccoli Tuesday — Sloppy joe sandwich or buffalo chicken macaroni and cheese, salad, carrots Wednesday — Meatball hoagie with cheese or barb...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Relics of St. Gianna are coming to Zelie
ZELIENOPLE — The society of St. Gianna Berretta Molla will visit St. Gregory’s Church and St. Matthias Churches on Nov. 8 and 9. Representatives of the society will give a presentation on the life of St. Gianna after Holy Communion at Mass. Following Mass, relics from the saint’s...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Kelly stands on his record
U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-3rd, says the work he and his staff have done for the residents in the 3rd Congressional District during the past four years in office speaks for itself. “The services we provide, locally, to people to navigate a very difficult federal system, have been very beneficial...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
LaVallee: Voters want change
Dan LaVallee says voters in the 3rd District want a new face in Washington. “They’re looking for new leadership to stand up for working American families,” LaVallee said. Democrat LaVallee, 26, of Cranberry Township is running to represent the 3rd Congressional District in the U....

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
New police departmentsaves money in budget
SEVEN FIELDS — The creation of a new police department with Evans City will save Seven Fields money next year. Borough council on Oct. 20 passed a preliminary budget that has a $60,000 surplus with no property tax increases for residents. Manager Tom Smith said the property tax rate will re...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Man charged with impersonating D.A.
KARNS CITY — A Karns City man was arrested Friday after he allegedly impersonated the Allegheny County District Attorney in an effort to steal cigarettes, pizza and beer from county stores Wednesday. Russell Miller, 49, was arrested about 5 p.m. at his home on Laurel Lane and charged with imp...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Hiring expert offers job hunting tips for fair
A large crowd of job seekers will join up to 100 potential companies and employers at Friday’s annual career fair put on by the Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber of Commerce, and one hiring expert says those looking for work should be prepared in several ways to enhance their chances of gettin...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014
Adams residents say drilling handled well
ADAMS TWP — More than 20 residents attended the township supervisors meeting Monday night to support how shale gas drilling is being handled in the township. Joan Simmons told the supervisors she and other leaseholders have not been attending the township meetings because they thought the iss...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
LaVallee puts focus on working class
PENN TWP — “We can do better” was what congressional hopeful Dan LaVallee told a roomful of Butler County Democrats Thursday night. The government needs to do better and stand up for working families, he said. “It's time to put the needs of Western Pennsylvanians ahead of b...

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Cranberry Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Toomey predicts Republican victory
PENN TWP — U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey will be on the edge of his seat for the Nov. 4 election. The Republican from Lehigh County is not up for re-election, but he said the “brilliant design” that the U.S. founding fathers had that limited the power of the executive branch will be at sta...

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Cranberry Local Sports | October 29, 2014
CWNC, Mars set for grid playoffs
The Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic and Mars football teams will both be in action Friday in WPIAL first-round playoff games. Cardinal Wuerl (9-0), the defending WPIAL and PIAA Class A champion, will host Avella (5-4) at J.C. Stone Field in North Park. The Trojans enter the playoffs on a 25-game win...

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Cranberry Local Sports | October 29, 2014
CW North Catholic hikes win streak to 25
MCCANDLESS TWP — The Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic football players weren't going to let their 24-game winning streak end on senior night. Facing a Shenango team that only lost to two playoff-bound teams, the Trojans cruised to a 49-16 non-conference win Friday night at Stone Field in North P...

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Cranberry Local Sports | October 29, 2014
SIDELINES
Lacrosse sign-ups being held tonight CRANBERRY TWP — Seneca Valley lacrosse registration for boys in kindergarten through 12th grade will take place tonight at the Cranberry Township Municipal Center. Sign-ups will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Visit www.svlacrosse.org for details. Turkey Chase...

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Cranberry Local Sports | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Upping the ante
ERIE — After surprising himself, Anthony Crivelli is turning up the expectations of himself on the soccer field. The Seneca Valley graduate and Penn State-Behrend sophomore forward has reached double-digits in goals scored for a second successive season. “When I came here, my goal was ...

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Cranberry Local Sports | October 29, 2014
SV girls in WPIAL finals
WHITEHALL — Penalty kicks decide a fair share of high school soccer games once the postseason arrives and Seneca Valley girls coach Dave Sylvester knew it. “We've been going about two or three rounds at the end of our practices,” he said. “We knew who we were going with if i...

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Cranberry Homepage Photos | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
HALLOWEEN PARADE IN ZELIE
From left, Emiily Gregor and Bailey and Abby Blough share an Alice in Wonderland theme as they march in the annual Zelienople Halloween parade on Saturday. ...

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Cranberry Homepage Photos | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
SENECA VALLEY HOMECOMING
Homecoming court members Sarah Richard and Zachary Snyder wave to the crowd Thursday during the Seneca Valley homecoming parade at the high school campus in Jackson Township. ...

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Cranberry Obituaries | October 29, 2014
DEATH NOTICES
Amelia M. Bungar, 92, of Harmony passed away Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Butler Memorial Hospital. ——— Barry L. Hickinbottom, 62, of Middlesex Township passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. ——— Sharon Koegler Kovac, 63, of Mars, formerly of Cranberry Township, p...

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Cranberry Obituaries | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Michael Douglass Sunseri
Michael Douglass Sunseri, 24, of Wilkinsburg passed away Thursday. He was born on Jan. 7, 1990, in Pittsburgh, to William J. Sunseri and Jill Douglass Carson. Michael was a 2008 graduate of Mars High School, then went on to study at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. He was a member of the Northwa...

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Our Opinion | October 29, 2014
Remembering Dr. Jonas Salk’s war on another feared virus
Anyone working on a computer yesterday and using the popular search engine, Google, saw an unusual graphic on the Google search home page. From time to time, Google features a timely graphic as a substitute to the regular graphic spelling out the word Google. On Tuesday, the google search home page...

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Letters to the Editor | October 29, 2014
A stranger’s kindness
While shopping recently at a local grocery store, I realized while checking out I’d forgotten my wallet. I mentioned to the woman behind me that I was going to the service desk. There was nothing I could do. As I was leaving, the woman who was behind me approached and offered to pay for the g...

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Letters to the Editor | October 29, 2014
Jeer was unjustified
Regarding the Eagle’s editorial jeer of Oct. 26 to Section 27 Alliance of Butler Township. The jeer alleges S27A members used “over-the-top rhetoric” and “death-and-destruction scenarios” which frightened children in attendance at the Oct. 20 Butler Township Board of Co...

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Other Voices | October 29, 2014
OTHER VOICES
Critics of the 2010 Affordable Care Act complain that it doesn’t do much to control the healthcare costs that are becoming unsustainable for families and businesses. In fact, the law does many small things; the latest is the grant program announced last week to teach Medicare and Medicaid doct...

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Other Voices | October 29, 2014
Extremes of power, but not of numbers
Pew Research Center just released data from its year-long look at polarization, a follow-up to the June release of its largest survey ever on American politics. The result is a fun and informative read about where Americans get their news and information, but once again, a distinct minority are rece...

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Focus Features | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Pumpkins raise allergy awareness
Sarver — Families taking their little ghosts and goblins trick or treating might notice pumpkins of a different color this year: teal. According to Foodallergy.org, the Teal Pumpkin Project is a national initiative to make trick or treating safer for children with food allergies and other die...

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Potpourri | October 29, 2014
POTPOURRI
Baby sitters training scheduled American Red Cross baby sitters training will be offered twice in November: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Adams Township Municipal Building, 690 Valencia Road, Mars 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Alameda Park Building, 184 Alameda Park Road. The class is for ch...

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Time Capsules | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
PAST PUMPKIN
In October 1994, Kim, Tanner and Carl Steele of Center Township worked on a pumpkin for Halloween. Carl hoped to carve several more pumpkins that fall to decorate his front porch. Among his creations were pumpkins of Frankenstein and the Grim Reaper. ...

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Local News | October 29, 2014
Eagle seeks Veterans Day ceremonies
The Butler Eagle is looking for municipalities or veteran organizations that will sponsor memorial ceremonies on or near Nov. 11, Veterans Day. The deadline for submission is Nov. 3. The list will be published Nov. 7 and 9. Contact the newspaper by calling the newsroom at 724-282-8000, Ext. 266; b...

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Local News | October 29, 2014
IN BRIEF
CLEARFIELD TWP — A 9-year-old Chicora girl was shot in the leg Friday after hunting with her father. Travis Lau, spokesman for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, said the two were leaving a hunting blind along McGrady Hollow Road when the girl handed a .243-caliber rifle to her father. “...

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Local News | October 29, 2014
Man dies from injuries suffered in car crash
WEST SUNBURY — An 88-year-old Chicora man died early Tuesday morning from injuries suffered in a car accident earlier this month. John M. Weiland was pronounced dead at Allegheny General Hospital. He had been in the hospital since Oct. 6, when he was involved in a two-car accident in the boro...

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Local News | October 29, 2014
Grants benefit housing
The Butler County Housing and Redevelopment Authority has received two state grants to benefit its Owner Occupied Residential Rehabilitation and First Time Homebuyer programs. The authority received $300,000 for its rehabilitation program in Clearfield, Donegal and Summit townships. The program wil...

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Local News | October 29, 2014
Juvenile asks that charges be moved
Days before his 18th birthday, a Fairview Township boy has asked the courts to move the attempted murder charge he’s facing from adult to juvenile court. “He’s a scared, freckled-faced kid who has never been in trouble in his life,” lawyer J.W. Hernandez Cuebas said of Zecha...

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Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Change of Plans
SLIPPERY ROCK — The plans for the renovation of Miller Auditorium have been changed, which will save nearly $3 million. The original project was expected to cost $25.6 million and would have entailed large additions to three sides of the building. The new plan will reduce the addition to Mil...

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Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Spotlight North In Brief
SLIPPERY ROCK — The Internations Club and the Office for Global Engagement at Slippery Rock University will continue a 40-year tradition and host the annual International Dinner Nov. 8. The 7 p.m. dinner will honor Eric Wikramanayake, an SRU graduate, as the Outstanding International Student ...

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Local News | October 29, 2014
Parker man charged in fatal crash
NEW BETHLEHEM — Believing Kyle Bailey was too drunk to drive, good friend Jeremy Slaugenhoup allegedly argued to drive his friend home. When Bailey refused to give up the keys to his all-terrain vehicle, Slaugenhoup and another friend allegedly followed the 22-year-old Parker man from a bar,...

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Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
City agrees to parking garage
A parking garage is once again proposed to come to Butler. City officials Tuesday night agreed to secure financing for a 225-space parking garage along South McKean Street as part of the Centre City project. The decision was made at a joint meeting between city council and the city parking and r...

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Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Chamber to host career fair Friday
CRANBERRY TWP — The Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its third annual career fair Friday. Jim Boltz, the executive director of the chamber, said he expects as many as 500 people to attend the event at the Four Points Sheraton North in Cranberry Township. Nearly 100 e...

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Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Zucco wants to serve community
CRANBERRY TWP — Lisa Zucco isn’t interested in the prestige and honor that goes along with being a state representative. Rather, she sees the opportunity to represent the 12th District in the state House of Representatives as more of a civil responsibility, a chance to give back to a c...

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Local News | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Metcalfe confident of victory
CRANBERRY TWP — Daryl Metcalfe has represented the 12th District in Harrisburg for the last 15 years, and he’s confident he’ll get the chance to add another two-year term to that total. Metcalfe will face Democratic challenger and political newcomer Lisa Zucco on Nov. 4 in the ge...

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Pennsylvania | October 29, 2014
PSU board votes down look at report
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s trustees on Tuesday voted against taking a fresh look at the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal was handled, disappointing many who have criticized the report as deeply flawed and unfairly damaging to the insti...

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Pennsylvania | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Melvin ends appeal, apologizes
PITTSBURGH — Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has dropped her appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and has submitted drafts of apology letters she is ordered to send to other state judges and former staffers while serving her house arrest sentence. Allegheny ...

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Pennsylvania | October 29, 2014
ATM robbery suspect denies 2 other heists
NEW STANTON — A man charged with using a butcher knife to rob a woman at an automated teller machine in says he committed that crime, but is “mostly” innocent of two similar heists. James Stonick, 26, of Herminie told reporters Tuesday that he robbed the woman Sunday night at the ...

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Pennsylvania | October 29, 2014
IN BRIEF
HARRISBURG — Health officials say three Pennsylvanian residents who were on an Oct. 13 flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who later tested positive for Ebola continue to show no signs of the virus. A Department of Health spokeswoman said Tuesday they continue to be monitored, along ...

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Pennsylvania | October 29, 2014
Cyanide searches found on suspect’s laptop
PITTSBURGH — A medical researcher charged with poisoning his wife had a computer on which someone conducted searches relating to cyanide poisoning two or three days after she died, a state police computer expert testified Tuesday. The searches found on 66-year-old Dr. Robert Ferrante’s ...

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National | October 29, 2014
Family with 12 sons awaits baby 13
ROCKFORD, Mich. — A couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13, and even though they’re sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they’re having a boy or girl, they said they’d be shocked if their streak is broken. Jay and Kateri Schwandt’s ba...

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National | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Bombing suspect’s friend guilty
BOSTON — The trial of a third friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ended in another conviction, but the amount of time the jury spent deliberating and its somewhat mixed verdict could help federal prosecutors argue against any new defense bid to move Tsarnaev’s tri...

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National | October 29, 2014
Consumer confidence reaches 7-year high
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in October, hitting a seven-year high as solid job gains raised expectations for economic growth. The Conference Board said Tuesday its confidence index climbed to 94.5, the strongest reading since October 2007 and the start of the Grea...

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National | October 29, 2014
FTC says AT&T misled customers over data
WASHINGTON — AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company — slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video. The Federal Trade Commissio...

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National | October 29, 2014
U.S. home prices grow more slowly
WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices grew more slowly in August amid modest sales, a trend that could help make homes more affordable in the months ahead. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, rose 5.6 percent in August from 12 months earlier. ThatR...

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National | October 29, 2014
Supply rocket headed to space station explodes
ATLANTIC, Va. — An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site in Virginia. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA’s comme...

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National | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Rock hall exhibit chronicles career of Paul Simon
CLEVELAND — An exhibit chronicling Paul Simon’s career will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. “Paul Simon: Words & Music” will feature a first-person narrative from Simon. It’s a first for the museum. The exhibit in Cleveland will showcase more than ...

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Police Reports | October 29, 2014
POLICE REPORTS
These items have been collected from various police departments. ...

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Tomorrow's Headlines | October 29, 2014
Web promos for Thursday
1. A Clinton Twp. plant is treating acid mine drainage for sale as fracking water to shale drillers as a way to avoid using clean water. 2. Gas prices are continuing to fall in the Butler area, but not as fast as in neighboring states. ...

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News Extra | October 29, 2014
Fed keeps interest rate at record low
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low to support a U.S. job market that’s improving but still isn’t fully healthy and help lift inflation from unusually low levels. As expected, it’s also ending a bond purchase program that was i...

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Death Notices | October 29, 2014
DEATH NOTICES
John “Jack” Cardenas, Boyers Daniel E. Haid, Chicora Robert “Russell” Kight Jr., Renfrew Robert George Lee Jr., Butler Dewitt Ardell Michael, Twinsburg, Ohio, formerly of Fairview...

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Birthday Tributes | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Addyson Elizabeth Martin
Happy 3rd birthday to our angel Addyson Elizabeth Martin whose birthday is October 29. Always in our thoughts. Forever in our hearts Love Daddy, Papap, Nana and Uncle Sean ...

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Birthday Tributes | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Alma Dally
In loving memory of our beloved Alma Dally whose birthday is October 29th Today is your birthday Without candles and cake, And since you’re not with us to celebrate. There’s not much we can say On a sad day like this, But ask God to honor you In His own way, To have His choir o...

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In Memoriams | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Richard Paul Bopp
In loving memory and in honor of my beloved daddy Richard Paul Bopp February 10, 1938 - October 29, 2013 (Now safe with our Lord Jesus Christ for all eternity...) Jesus became your resting place As the storms did blow. You trusted in His Saving grace; Our loving Saviour you know. Here on Ea...

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In Memoriams | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Charlotte Campbell Raith
In loving memory of our beloved Charlotte Campbell Raith who passed away one year ago today If tears could build a stairway, And memories were a lane, I would walk right up to heaven To bring you home again. No farewell words were spoken, No time to say goodbye. You were gone before I knew...

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In Memoriams | October 29, 2014
Alma Dally
In loving memory of my beloved mum Alma Dally whose birthday is October 29 Happy birthday, Mum I love you Shirley ...

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In Memoriams | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Matthew R. Ratay
In remembrance of Matthew R. Ratay who passed away one year ago October 29, 2013 If tears could build a stairway, And memories a lane, I would walk right up to Heaven To bring you home again. No farewell words were spoken, No time to say goodbye. You were gone before we knew it, And onl...

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Professional Baseball | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Royally flushed
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels. Bring on Game 7! Yordano Ventura, a 23-year-old rookie pitching with a heavy heart and the initials of late St. Louis outfielder Osc...

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Professional Baseball | October 29, 2014
Canseco hurt in gun mishap
LAS VEGAS — Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home. Metro police Lt. Mark Reddon says officers responded to a call of an accidental shooting shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Reddon says the former Oakland Athletics outf...

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Professional Football | October 29, 2014
Tomlin only cares about final product
PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin isn’t interested in progress reports. The final grade is all that matters to the Pittsburgh Steelers head coach. So forgive Tomlin if he’s not ready to assess his team or the division it plays in as the season reaches its midway point. “It’s e...

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Professional Hockey | October 29, 2014
NHL legend Howe suffers stroke
DETROIT — Hockey great Gordie Howe has lost some function on the right side of his body after having a stroke Sunday in Texas. Howe’s daughter Cathy said Tuesday night the 86-year-old Detroit Red Wings legend had lost much use of his right arm and right leg. Howe suffered the stroke in ...

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Professional Hockey | October 29, 2014
Penguin offense ignites
PITTSBURGH — A jolt from the league’s top-ranked power-play gave the Pittsburgh Penguins all it needed to overcome a slow start against the New Jersey Devils. Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby fueled a four-goal second-period outburst as the Penguins went on to score seven straight during...

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High School Soccer | October 29, 2014
Pollock, KC boys earn 3-0 victory
CLARION — A district semifinal is a bad time to struggle getting on the scoreboard. Karns City's boys soccer team had no such difficulty against Elk County Catholic. Sophomore forward Noah Pollock tallied a goal just over five minutes in, sparking the Gremlins to a 3-0 triumph on a soggy Tue...

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High School Soccer | October 29, 2014
LoPresti nets 5 as KC's girls win
CLARION — The barrage aimed at Elk County Catholic's net was unrelenting. As she has done for much of this season, Emily LoPresti spearheaded Karns City's attack. The senior forward scored five times to lead the Gremlins to a dominating 6-0 District 9 Class A girls soccer semifinal victory T...

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Other High School Sports | October 29, 2014
19-0 Yellowjackets roll into semifinals
WEXFORD — Zoe Pawlak's right hand was packed in ice. It was the only thing that could cool it down, it seemed. Pawlak used that right hand to send volleyball after volleyball screaming — and sometimes floating — to the floor in a 22-kill performance that lifted the Freeport volle...

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Other High School Sports | October 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Character test
FOX CHAPEL — Seneca Valley junior outside hitter Madeline Poirier could hardly put her feelings into words. “I'm so happy,” Poirier said. “So happy. This is great.” When the Raiders faced their first test of the postseason Monday in a WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinal play...

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High School Round Up | October 29, 2014
A-C Valley volleyball wins
Sadie Longo had 13 kills and 13 service points as the A-C Valley volleyball team downed Cranberry 25-15, 23-25, 25-14, 25-6 in the District 9 Class A volleyball playoffs Tuesday night. Katie Stumpner added 13 kills and seven digs, Melanie Lewis 21 service points and 12 assists and Danielle Kaufman ...

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In Brief | October 29, 2014
IN BRIEF
SLIPPERY ROCK — The Slippery Rock University football team is ninth in the initial Super Region One rankings released this week. The top six teams in the final regional rankings will earn a berth in the NCAA Division II playoffs. SRU (6-2) hosts Edinboro at 1 p.m. Saturday. ...

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Trivia | October 29, 2014
TRIVIA
What former Steeler is the Houston Texans' all-time leader in field goals? ...

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Scoreboard | October 29, 2014
RACING
Through Oct. 26 Oct. 5 — Hollywood Casino 400 (Joey Logano) Oct. 11 — Bank of America 500 (Kevin Harvick) Oct. 19 — GEICO 500 (Brad Keselowski) Oct. 26 — Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 (Dale Earnhardt Jr.) Nov. 2 — AAA Texas 500, Fort Worth, Texas Nov. 9 &...

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Scoreboard | October 29, 2014
ON THE AIR
GOLF 11 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, CIMB Classic, first round, at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 3 a.m. TGC — LPGA, Taiwan Championship, first round, at Taipei (delayed tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. FOX — World Series, game 7, San Francisco at Kansas City NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. ESPN...

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Scoreboard | October 29, 2014
FOOTBALL
AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 6 2 0 .750 238 177 Buffalo 5 3 0 .625 178 165 Miami 4 3 0 .571 174 151 N.Y. Jets 1 7 0 .125 144 228 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 5 3 0 .625 250 187 Houston 4 4 0 .500 185 166 Tennessee 2 6 0 .250 137 202 Jacksonville 1 7 0 .125...

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Scoreboard | October 29, 2014
BASKETBALL
All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 0 0 .000 — Brooklyn 0 0 .000 — New York 0 0 .000 — Philadelphia 0 0 .000 — Toronto 0 0 .000 — Southeast Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 0 0 .000 — Charlotte 0 0 .000 — Miami 0 0 ...

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Scoreboard | October 29, 2014
EVENTS
Boys Soccer WPIAL Class AAA PIAA play-in Butler vs. Central Catholic, 8 p.m., at Mars District 10 playoffs Slippery Rock vs. General McLane, 7 p.m., at Franklin Girls Soccer District 10 playoffs Grove City vs. Villa Maria, 7 p.m., at Veterans Stadium, Erie ...

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Scoreboard | October 29, 2014
DEALS
BASEBALL American League TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Claimed IB Justin Smoak off waivers from Seattle. National League WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Reinstated RHP Ross Ohlendorf from the 60-day DL and assigned him outright. Announced Ohlendorf refused his outright assignment and elected free agenc...

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