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January 28, 2022 - 09:32 pm
Breaking News
January 28, 2022 - 09:32 pm

Biden visits collapsed bridge, touts infrastructure law

PITTSBURGH — Arriving just hours after a Pennsylvania bridge collapse, President Joe Biden stared into the cratered muddy earth where the aging span fell early Friday, striking evidence supporting the $1 trillion infrastructure law he already had planned to tout on his trip to Pittsburgh. Standing before concrete barriers papered with yel...
Medals conferred almost 80 years after late Concord Township hero served
BUTLER TWP — The late Roy Schubert didn't talk much about his service as a private first class in the 3rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army, on the island of Morotai...
Some county bridges ‘structurally deficient’
CRANBERRY TWP — As a bridge collapsed in Pittsburgh hours before President Joe Biden spoke on the necessity of infrastructure maintenance, Butler County too fac...
Commonwealth Court rules mail-in voting unconstitutional
State files appeal in support of Act 77
Empty arenas for foreseeable future
The stands at Slippery Rock University basketball games will be empty until further notice. David Wilmes, SRU’s chief student affairs officer, said a disregard ...
Architect to plan former AK Steel plant’s future
Nearing the end of demolition, Butler County and others look to make the former AK Steel Plant 2 site a hub for business. Butler County commissioners on Jan. 19...
Medals conferred almost 80 years after late Concord Township hero served
Medals conferred almos...
Some county bridges ‘structurally deficient’
Some county bridges ‘s...
Commonwealth Court rules mail-in voting unconstitutional
Commonwealth Court rul...
Empty arenas for foreseeable future
Empty arenas for fores...
Architect to plan former AK Steel plant’s future
Architect to plan form...
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Of the 499 bridges in Butler County, 355 are under the jurisdiction of the state Department of Transportation. Of those 355 bridges, 127 are in good condition, 191 are in...
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A motion to allow ATVs on certain Winfield Township roads did not receive a second, so the resolution died on the table at Thursday night’s supervisors meeting. Matt Klab...
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Butler City Council approved a confidentially agreement between the city, Butler Township, the Butler Area Sewer Authority and Pennsylvania-American Water Company on Thur...
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CRANBERRY TWP — A bill introduced by state Sen. Scott Hutchinson, R-21st, which would provide stipends for more health care providers who join the National Guard, passed ...
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CRANBERRY TWP — Nurses at Armstrong Center for Medicine & Health voted — almost unanimously — Wednesday to authorize a strike. Nearly 95% of union nurses at the Kittannin...
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A new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine by University of Pittsburgh physicians found that in-hospital addiction medicine consultations can help ...
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News
Butler Hospital System relieved the cost of health care for its employees by rolling back requirements on home host deductibles and coinsurance for 2022 on its applicable...
January 29, 2022 Local News 0 Comments
The United Way of Pennsylvania is asking state legislators to support a refundable state Earned Income Tax Credit. Based on a study by the University of Texas at Austin ...
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II-VI Inc., which is headquartered in Clinton Township, has pledged $100,000 to the Optica Foundation’s Women in Optics Scholarship program. II-VI, which engineers and ma...
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Late Tuesday night, the Butler County Drug Task Force raided an apartment on the 300 block of West Diamond Street in Butler, and later charged its tenant with multiple dr...
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An arrest warrant has been issued for a Brady Township man accused of choking and raping a child. State police Thursday filed charges against William H. Hess Jr., 34, in...
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Community
Slippery Rock wins IT honor
Today's Verse
Chuckle of the Day
Don’t look now, but the tax season officially got under way Monday. That’s the day the Int...
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The following is the list of artists who were selected during the 2020 and 2021 screening ...
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Lauren Mortimer, a senior at Butler Senior High School, starred in a music video by local ...
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Sports
Butler grad Hindman finishing competitive cheer career as 4-time national champ
Seneca Valley fell behind by 10 in the first quarter and could not make up the difference...
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Mars overpowers Indiana, 76-24
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Mars can’t prevent Indiana from sweeping season series
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Butler County graduates help power Penn State Behrend basketball
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Editorial
Checked your stock portfolio or 401(k) balance recently? If so, you likely felt a sinking feeling in your stomach and worry over what to do next. You ...
January 29, 2022 Other Voices 0 Comments
A program at Summit Township Elementary School deserves high praise for both addressing food insecurity and getting youths interested in agriculture. ...
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In late 2021, the Biden administration officially declared it will diplomatically boycott the Beijing Olympics due to China’s horrendous human rights ...
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More and more of us are becoming political junkies looking for our next dopamine hit. Dopamine, that pleasure reward in our brain, is offered as encou...
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Business
Federal safety regulators say they have cleared the way for Verizon and AT&T to power up more towers for new 5G service without causing radio interfer...
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The Pennsylvania Automotive Association recently honored Robert Hunter, former president of Hunter Truck, with the organization’s Lifetime Achievement...
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TOKYO — Toyota is working with Japan’s space agency on a vehicle to explore the lunar surface, with ambitions to help people live on the moon by 2040 ...
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To avoid processing delays and speed refunds, the IRS offers the following tips: Organize and gather 2021 tax records including Social Security number...
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Each year, taxpayers’ personal information is compromised through phishing scams or by unscrupulous tax preparers. IRS Criminal Investigation (CI) wan...
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Arts & Entertainment
A train ride from Moscow to the arctic port city of Murmansk would not seem like the most likely setting for anything as warm as Finnish filmmaker Juho Kuosmanen’s “Compa...
January 29, 2022 Arts & Entertainment 0 Comments
A man sits on the edge of an infinity pool contemplating his existence in Michel Franco’s “ Sundown.” It’s one of many such ennui-laden images, though the settings get le...
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LOS ANGELES — “Jeopardy!” champion Amy Schneider’s dazzling streak is over, snapped Wednesday by a Chicago librarian after 40 consecutive wins and nearly $1.4 million in ...
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Film crews working on “The Pale Blue Eye,” a Netflix thriller starring Christian Bale, returned to the northern Butler County area this week to shoot scenes at Moraine St...
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CHICAGO — Jussie Smollett’s final act in Chicago may be coming soon. A judge Thursday set an in-person sentencing hearing for March 10 for the former “Empire” actor, who ...
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