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Secret Service failures reveal serious cultural breakdown
In years past, the Secret Service was rarely in the news. The elite law enforcement agency discretely protected the president while making public appearances, traveling or just living in the White House. Rarely was the Secret Service in the news or a topic of conversation. That’s changed now.
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Pass heroin antidote law; don’t send wrong message
Drug dealers have been described as the consummate entrepreneurs. They build up a business and assume major risks — arrest, prison and violence at the hands of rival drug dealers — in pursuit of hefty profits.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Friend of drillers
I am a long-time Butler County resident who recently began a home delivery subscription to the Butler Eagle. It has been many years since I read the newspaper regularly.
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Truck event was great
On behalf of the officers and members of the Slippery Rock Lions Club, we wish to thank everyone who played a role in the success of our second annual Touch A Truck event Sept. 20 in the parking lot of the Slippery Rock Giant Eagle.
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West Africans are key to fighting Ebola
It isn’t you or me Ebola threatens.
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As crises flare in Iraq and Syria, Putin presses on, undeterred
Readers of the opinion pages haven’t read much of Putin lately. With the world rightly attuned to the Islamic State — serial televised beheadings will do that — and with the existential threat of a nuclear Iran fast approaching, a border war in darkest Eastern Europe just can’t compete.
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Chilling report is a global call to action on Ebola epidemic
A report last week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posed two very different scenarios of how the Ebola outbreak in two West African countries could play out during the next months.
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Can Obama achieve his ISIS objectives?
Last week, I praised President Obama’s important speech at the United Nations that urged world leaders to reject “the cancer of violent extremism.”
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