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  1. Court to decide Adams referendum issueRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Butler Eagle

    The Butler County commissioners, serving as the county election board, this morning approved putting the referendum on the ballot for township voters.

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  2. Butler County man sentenced to prison for setting boy, 7, on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Ed Myers of Saxonburg was sentenced Tuesday to four to 12 years in prison for helping set 7-year-old Daniel Podskalny on fire last year.

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  3. Man sentenced in case of burned boyRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Butler Eagle

    ... boyfriend, 37-year-old Edward Myers of Saxonburg. "Instead (Daniel) was beaten, shot and set on fire." In what Butler County Judge William Shaffer deemed one of "the most heinous crimes" he's presided over in 14 years as a judge, Myers pleaded no ...

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  4. Region's jobless rate remains at 5.3 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Business Journal

    Pittsburgh's unemployment rate stayed steady at 5.3 percent in July. The number of jobs rose 4,200 to 1.67 million in the month, according to data released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.

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  5. Rex, MarkWest in deal to increase gas processing north of PittsburghRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Business Journal

    Rex Energy and MarkWest Energy Partners are working together to boost Rex's natural gas processing capability in Butler County.

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  6. MarkWest Announces Major Expansion of Processing and Fractionation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Business Wire

    MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. announced today a major expansion of midstream infrastructure at its Keystone complex in Butler County, Pennsylvania, to support growing rich-gas production from the Marcellus Shale and Upper Devonian formations.

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  7. Rex Energy, MarkWest Energy announce processing expansion in Butler County, PARead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Rex Energy acquires SWEPI, LP for $120M in cash Rex Energy has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with SWEPI, LP, an affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell , to acquire a 100% interest in approximately 208K gross acres prospective for the Marcellus, Upper Devonian/Burkett and Utica Shales in Pennsylvania and Ohio for approximately $120M in cash.

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  8. Fire destroys Winfield Twp. restaurantRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Butler Eagle

    ... of the Winfield Township Volunteer Fire Company could not be reached for comment. Steve Bicehouse, director of Butler County emergency services, said numerous departments were needed due to a lack of fire hydrants in that area.

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  9. Teen driver charged in fatal ATV crashRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Butler Eagle

    ... endangerment. He also was cited for numerous traffic violations. The charges and citations were filed in Butler County Juvenile Court. The Butler Eagle is not identifying the suspect due to his age. Scott was riding on the back of the 2000 Yamaha ...

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  10. Fire rips through Butler Co. businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | WPXI

    A fire ripped through a Butler County bar and restaurant Sunday afternoon. The Star Grill on Marwood Road in Winfield Township became engulfed by flames about 12 p.m. Dana Mullen is a manager at the Star Grill.

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  11. Motorcyclist dies after crash on Route 8Read the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Butler Eagle

    ... his motorcycle and collided with a northbound car driven by a woman who was turning into the BP gas station. Butler County Coroner William Young said Saturday morning that the motorcycle driver was taken by ambulance to UPMC Passavant Cranberry, ...

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  12. Butler County tipstaff files discrimination lawsuitRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Personal Injury Law News

    A former supervisor of tipstaffs for the Butler County Court of Common Pleas sued that court's administration Thursday, claiming that it discriminated against him because he is male.

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  13. Court justices to speak at XHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... graduate of the University of Cincinnati School of Law. She began her career as a law enforcement officer in Butler County, beginning in a road patrol unit, also serving in undercover operations and as a civil assistant. After establishing her own ...

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  14. Washington drivers to see paving, closures in Route 19 corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | O-R Online

    ... Ridge and Murtland avenues between Locust and the state police barracks. Zottola Construction of Valencia, Butler County, is the general contractor for the project, which began in summer 2013. The initial phase of the Route 19 corridor work, which ...

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  15. Informational pickets planned at Sherwood OaksRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Business Journal

    Informational pickets were planned Tuesday afternoon at a UPMC long-term care facility in Butler County, where unionized workers have been working without a contract since July 31. The Service Employees International Union represents about 150 housekeepers, nurse assistants and other hourly workers at Sherwood Oaks in Cranberry Township, an SEIU ... (more)

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  16. Century Club: Her secret to long life was never hiddenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... were her hobbies. She is a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Butler and now lives at Concordia at Cabot in Butler County.

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  17. Concordia Lutheran Ministries buys the CedarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Business Journal

    A Butler County long-term care provider continues to expand through acquisition, this time in Pittsburgh's eastern suburbs.

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  18. Sheriff Hecker much more than law enforcement officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | KETV-TV

    HE SERVED AND PROTECTED THE PEOPLE OF BUTLER COUNTY FOR THE LAST a16 YEARS. SHERIFF MARK HECKER PASSED AWAY IN OMAHA TUESDAY, AFTER A WE'RE HEARING HOW MUCH HE MEANT TO HIS EASTERN NEBRASKA COMMUNITY.

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  19. Police still investigating why man jumped from bridgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Butler Eagle

    Two motorists saw Swartz jump off the bridge, which is about 300 feet above the Buffalo Creek and the Butler-Freeport Community Trail, Sgt.

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  20. BtN Candidate Profile: Billy Phelps /Morgantown MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Bbech tree news

    ... My name is Billy Phelps and I am honored to be a candidate for mayor of Morgantown. I am a 1984 graduate of Butler County High School and I am the son of the late J.C. and Dorothy Phelps. I have been married for over 20 years to Dana Phelps ...

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