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AK Steel’s 7-year case ready for trial

Claim is for furnace damage

In 2011, molten metal escaping the shell of a furnace caused an explosion in AK Steel’s Butler Plant. Seven years later, a jury will soon be selected to determine who is responsible.

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State police increase patrols around schools

State troopers across Pennsylvania are making efforts to check in on schools more often.

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Woman apologizes in court

After plea, she’s sentenced in man’s overdose death

Tedilee Sweeney

After being sentenced Thursday for involuntary manslaughter, Tedilee Sweeney, 40, of Arnold, tearfully apologized to the family of a Saxonburg man who overdosed from drugs Sweeney provided him with.

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BC3 enrollment down a little from last year

Some students still registering

Butler County Community College enrollment figures for the new fall semenster show 110 fewer students than last fall, but not all students have been counted yet.

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Author, poet, statesman part of sentencing

Even judge cites writer

Walter Lewis

Walter Lewis, a 56-year-old Army Ranger veteran originally from Stone Mountain, Ga.

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10 students from county are merit semifinalists

10 students from county are merit semifinalists

Six Seneca Valley seniors were named semi-finalists as 2019 National Merit Scholars.

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Today's Verse

Rejoice in the Lord your God, for he has given you the autumn rains in righteousness. He sends you abundant showers, both autumn and spring rains, as before.

Chuckle of the Day

Disarmament is like a Hollywood party: Nobody wants to be the first to arrive.

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