Butler County Newswire

Butler County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Butler County, PA.

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  1. Geyer still has 1-vote lead in GOP raceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Butler Eagle

    The Butler County Elections Board today reviewed 13 provisional ballots cast in the May 19 primary that were contested during a board meeting earlier in the week. The board initially affirmed three of those ballots, but later determined one of them was not properly sealed in an envelope.

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  2. Rick Santorum launches second presidential bid aimed at blue-collar workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    ... Santorum, 57 officially launched his campaign at a manufacturing facility in his hometown of Cabot in Butler County, Pennsylvania, where he outlined a campaign that will focus on the blue collar American workers and their families, the middle class, ...

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  3. Santorum: Why Yes, George, I'm RunningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Townhall

    ... iness, they have called for a massive influx in unskilled labor," he told a roomful of supporters yesterday in Butler County, Pennsylvania during his first-ever 2016 campaign rally. "Their priority is profits."

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  4. Rick Santorum announces run for PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    After coming up short in his 2012 campaign, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum will take another run at the White House. He made the announcement today at a Butler County factory.

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  5. Rick Santorum Joins the 2016 Presidential RaceRead the original story

    Wednesday | WABC-AM New York

    Rick Santorum announced on Wednesday that he will be seeking the Republican nomination for President of the United States of America. "I am proud to stand here among you and for you, the American workers who have sacrificed so much, to announce that I am running for President of the United States," the former Pennsylvania senator said as he kicked off his campaign at an event in Butler County, Pennsylvania.

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  6. Power outage affects 4,000 in Laurens Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WMBF

    ... export - next to a folded American flag, Santorum appealed to blue-collar families while speaking in Butler County, PA. Holding up a large chunk of coal - a major Pennsylvania export - next to a folded American flag, Santorum appealed to blue-collar ...

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  7. Rick Santorum joins Republican field for presidential bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... so much, to announce that I am running for president of the United States." He made the announcement in Butler County, PA - near where he grew up - and discussed his views on the direction the country is headed. He spoke on issues of his proposed ...

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  8. Rick Santorum Makes Official 2016 AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mediaite.com

    Former Senator Rick Santorum will kick off his official 2016 presidential campaign from Butler County, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, May 27 beginning at approximately 5 p.m. ET. During the last election cycle, Santorum was the last Republican standing before Mitt Romney took the nomination.

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  9. Rick Santorum's First CampaignInterview Will Be... George StephanopoulosRead the original story

    Wednesday | Lucianne.com

    ... donation scandal. Santorum is widely expected to announce his candidacy for president at an event in Butler County, Penn. Stephanopoulos tweeted that Santorum would officially announce, and added that he had landed the first interview with the ...

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  10. Why Santorum picked a Butler County company's headquarters to make his presidential announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    When Rick Santorum announces his run for the White House at Penn United Technologies Inc. Wednesday, it will be a homecoming of sorts for the former U.S. senator.

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  11. Rick Santorum's First Campaign Interview Will Be George StephanopoulosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Caller

    Santorum is widely expected to announce his candidacy for president at an event in Butler County, Penn. Stephanopoulos tweeted that Santorum would officially announce, and added that he had landed the first interview with the candidate.

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  12. Former Pa. Sen. Rick Santorum launching White House runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... 2016. The 57-year-old Republican will make his announcement at Penn United Technologies in Jefferson Township, Butler County, according to spokesman Matt Beynon. The announcement is set for 5 p.m. Santorum will be surrounded by factory workers at ...

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  13. Santorum expected to announce presidential run in Butler CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    ... the former Republican senator is expected to announce his candidacy for President. Santorum, who grew up in Butler County, is expected to make his announcement at 5 p.m. During the 2012 presidential primary election, Santorum won the Iowa ...

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  14. Santorum to return to his roots for 'major' announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Post-gazette.com

    Cabot, an unincorporated community in the southeast corner of Butler County with a downtown that consists mainly of a post office, will be in the national political spotlight this evening. Former Sen. Rick Santorum, who grew up in the county, is returning home to make a "major" announcement, according to an organization called the Rick Santorum Presidential Testing the Waters Committee.

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  15. New State Police troopers assigned to Butler barracksRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Butler Eagle

    Trask Alexander and Shawn K. Palmer, both of Beaver County, and Sean S. Christofferson of Lawrence County were assigned to Troop D, which is headquartered in Butler Township. In other assignments, Butler County residents Michael A. Graham was assigned to Troop A in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, while fellow county residents Lauren N. McKinney and Cassandra L. Miller were assigned to Troop E in Erie.

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  16. 4 arrested for allegedly selling drugsRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Butler Eagle

    Arrested were Shauna M. Cress, 29, Grant E. Harmon, 58, and Bryant K. Wells, 45, all of Butler; and Dacia R. Walker, 26, of Brady Township. Cress is being held in the Butler County Prison on $35,000 bail.

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  17. The fastest-growing towns in Pennsylvania, and 2 in Pittsburgh region top the listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Business Journal

    Green Tree Borough and Slippery Rock Township in Butler County are the fastest-growing municipalities in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania since 2013, according to new Census Bureau estimates released Thursday. Slippery Rock Township, with a population of 6,401, grew by 15.4 percent between 2013 and 2014.

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  18. The fastest-growing towns in Pennsylvania, and 2 in Pittsburgh region top the listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Business Journal

    Green Tree Borough and Slippery Rock Township in Butler County are the fastest-growing municipalities in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania since 2013, according to new Census Bureau estimates released Thursday.

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  19. Commissioner lineup is Osche-Geyer vs. Jerry Johnston-BoozelRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Butler Eagle

    With the election results recalculated to include absentee ballots, the Republican candidates for Butler County commissioner are Leslie Osche and Kim Geyer and the Democratic candidates are Jerry Johnston and Kevin Boozel. Osche of Butler Township received 4,755 votes, or 14.7 percent of the Republican votes, and Geyer of Adams Township received 4,283 votes, or 13.3 percent.

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  20. Truck crash this morning spills fuel on I-79Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Butler Eagle

    The Butler County Hazardous Materials Team assisted state police and Harmony volunteer firefighters who were called to the wreck that happened just after 3:15 a.m. Authorities said Joseph Paternostro of New York lost control of the rig while southbound about 21 2 miles north of the Zelienople exit. The tractor-trailer traveled into the median and ended in the northbound lanes, but not before rupturing its fuel tank.

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