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Western Pa. atrocity of war left its mark on Washington
In the interest of preserving and appreciating our Pennsylvania heritage, a couple of footnotes might be added to Sunday’s front-page story about the weekend re-enactment of the Battle of Jumonville Glen. The F and I Grant Encampment of military re-enactors staged the battle at the Portersville Steam Show grounds on Route 19, near the Lawrence-Butler county border.
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Senator’s vote overturns Gov. Casey’s pro-life legacy
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey wants it both ways.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Apology rings hollow
Thursday’s eye-opening page-one report, “Ex-teacher guilty of corruption of minors” brought back recollections of other past sexual offenders who have visited our community.
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Bad news, Bears
I would like to express my concern with the Butler County Bears and their cheer squad. I once was very supportive but their morals and standards have dropped. Their games used to be a family activity for Saturday nights, but it is no longer appropriate for children.
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Now, Europe must stand up to Putin
Vladimir Putin has become a global menace.
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Speedier hearings won’t solve border crisis
Return on investment is a clear measure of what you get for your money. Incredibly, the federal government doesn’t apply that simple concept to the $137 billion a year it spends on college financial aid.
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Hillary’s pricey speeches could be a campaign issue
WASHINGTON — These days a whole lot of money is being spent in anticipation that not only will Hillary Clinton be the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee but she ultimately will win the nation’s highest office.
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Suppose you have a child, or you have a grandchild, or you know and love somebody else’s child. Pour everything you have, every virtue you know, into that little pumpkin. Because if you do endear yourself as a pleasant memory, maybe little Jason or Jennifer won’t spend an entire adulthood shrilly condemning you for being one of those selfish thieves.
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Not the worst of political times
NEW YORK — The world seems very messy these days, which might be an occasion to examine the broad forces producing the turmoil. But in Washington, of course, it becomes one more opportunity for partisanship.
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