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Everyone has a stake in choice of commissioners
The results aren’t yet official yet, but the field of candidates for Butler County Commissioner narrowed Tuesday from 14 to four.
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Can police, courts do more to keep impaired drivers off roads?
Will he hurt or kill someone before the legal system catches up to him? That’s the question most people asked themselves when reading last week’s front page story about an East Butler man charged three times with suspicion of drugged driving in a span of about six weeks.
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You’re getting warmer
How can anyone deny global warming when the evidence is all around us?
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A bipartisan thought
The Federal Highway Trust Fund is swiftly running out of money and is projected to be insolvent by August.
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Special homes needed
There is a definite need in Butler for HUD handicapped/wheelchair-accessible apartments. Many such apartments want people of at least age 67. However, handicapped people come in all ages.
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Musicians of note
On May 6, my family attended the Butler High School Orchestra concert. It has been a pleasure to attend these events for the past eight years. My daughter, who is a senior this year, has been playing violin and viola since the fifth grade.
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Militia of the whole
Regarding Rick Devore’s letter (“Not about ‘democide’”, May 15) which asks where one might get the idea that the purpose of the Second Amendment is to fight one’s own government, I can answer his question in three words — The Revolutionay War.
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A musical boost
May is Mental Health Month, a reminder that mental illness affects one out of every four people in the United States. It affects people of all ages, nationalities and socio-economic status.
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Failing infrastructure will cost us dearly
The other day I took the Northeast regional Amtrak train from D.C. to New York City, got out and took the next train back.
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The trucking industry has been making special deliveries in Washington, spending millions of dollars on lobbyists and in congressional campaign contributions in a new push to eliminate federal safety rules that limit the size of trucks.
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Using Iraq as campaign tool can boomerang
On May 23, 2003, I attended the Baghdad news conference at which the U.S. viceroy, Paul Bremer, announced he was dissolving the Iraqi army.
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