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Agriculture Features | July 29, 2014
Is mold testing really necessary?
Joe Ponessa, who spent 25 years as a housing, indoor environment and health specialist at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, responded to a recent column about mold testing. He said much of what he knows about mold remediation comes from associating with some of the top mold people in the country. Conc...

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Verse of the Day | July 29, 2014
VERSE

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Chuckle of the day | July 29, 2014
Today’s Chuckle
Alarm clock: a device designed to wake people who don’t have children. ...

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Town & County | July 29, 2014
Town and County
Items for Town & County should be submitted on weekdays no later than 4 p.m. the day before requested publication. ...

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Business Features | July 29, 2014
Study looks at debt
WASHINGTON — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released today by the Urban Institute. These consumers fall behind on credit cards or hospital bills. Their mortgages, auto loans or student debt pil...

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Business Features | July 29, 2014
Senate to vote on highway money
WASHINGTON — The Senate is set to take up legislation to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government plans to start slowing down payments. The House passed a $10.8 billion bill last week that would pay for highway and transit aid through the e...

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Senior Events | July 29, 2014
SENIOR EVENTS
Butler Tanglewood 10 Austin Ave., Lyndora Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday Thursday — VNA Game Day with Julie Troth, 11 a.m. Chicora Moose Hall lower level, West Slippery Rock Street Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday Cranberry Municipal Building, Rochester Road Open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mo...

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Bulletin Board | July 29, 2014
BULLETIN BOARD
FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6 p.m., St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 N. McKean St. HOPE FOR BROKEN HEARTS families of addiction support group, 7 p.m., Mount Chestnut Presbyterian Church, 727 W. Old 422. For more information, call 724-287-7601. AL-ANON MEETING, 7:30 p.m., Center United Presbyteria...

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Our Opinion | July 29, 2014
New fees OK to fund TSA, but not for deficit reduction
Buying an airline ticket just got a little bit more expensive. It’s not that airlines raised their prices or jet fuel became more expensive last week. The reason for the increase won’t show up on an airline ticket receipt. The additional cost has been imposed by the Transportation Secur...

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Other Voices | July 29, 2014
OTHER VOICES
When we heard that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had created a potentially lethal safety risk by improperly sending deadly pathogens — like anthrax — to other laboratories around the country, our first reaction was disbelief. As one of the most esteemed disease-...

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Other Voices | July 29, 2014
OTHER VOICES
If police caught you carrying a marijuana cigarette in Washington, D.C., two weeks ago, chances are you would have been arrested, fingerprinted and perhaps jailed. If you had been stopped for the same offense a few days later, you would have been given a $25 ticket. Thursday, July 17, was the day t...

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Other Voices | July 29, 2014
In Gaza, time to recognize the humanity
On my refrigerator door I keep a photo of an exceptional Palestinian woman who ran kindergartens in Gaza in the 1990s for the Philly-based American Friends Service Committee. Mary Khaas, who died more than a decade ago, would drag her teachers from their refugee-camp homes to visit her Jewish friend...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Band plays 2 shows Wednesday
The Jeremy Staubus Band will perform original country music and covers of classic and Top 40 country hits. The band features Jeremy Staubus on lead vocals, Danny Dolinger on lead guitar, David Hazlett on bass guitar, and Ryan Oberg on drums. The band will perform two free shows at 7 and 9 p.m. Wed...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Moogician milks laughs with show
Comedian Todd Charles will perform his “Moogician” act on the free stage by the dairy barns at times to be announced. The variety act will include magic, jokes and a display of props promoting the importance of milk and dairy. The stage show will highlight his background in stand-up an...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Butler native set to perform
Charee White will perform an acoustic set of inspirational country music. White, a Butler native, began playing guitar and singing as a child. She has won several competitions and received nominations in multiple awards shows. She will perform two free shows at 7 and 9 p.m. Tuesday in the auditori...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Kitchen duty pays off for county teen
RENFREW — Carri Pakozdi, who has garnered a share of recognition for baking at past Butler Farm Shows, spends some serious time in the kitchen year round. The soon-to-be high school junior loves to decorate cakes. She pumps out dozens of cookies for school events. And she doesn't mind taking ...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014
Campgrounds allow families to bond
Close quarters won’t cramp the style of campers at the 66th annual Butler Farm Show, where just shy of 80 people and families have reservations for the campgrounds on Evans City Road. Carol Miller with the farm show said the grounds are available to exhibitors with animals in the show and ven...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014
FACTS ON FARMS
Here are some statistics on farming and farmers for Butler County, Pennsylvania and the United States. Butler County Based on 2012 Census Number of farms: 1,016 Acres of farm land: 136,237 acres Average size of farm: 128 acres Average value of agricultural products: $52.9 million Avera...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Wild World of Animals
The Wild World of Animals will present a variety of creatures during an educational half-hour show on Grandstand Lane at three yet-undetermined times during the week. Based in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Wild World of Animals features birds, large and small animals, and reptiles. ...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014
BUTLER FARM SHOW HISTORY
This is the history of the Butler Farm Show as compiled by LeeRoy Miller, a former president of the Butler Farm Show. It appears in this year’s premium book. In 1947, a plowing contest was held on the Jack Roe property in Meridian. This was the birth of an idea to get the city folk, busine...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014
EAGLE BOWL WINNERS
Here are past winners of the Butler Eagle Bowl at the Butler Farm Show. The award is given to the family who is judged to be the most involved in the farm show that year. It is presented on Friday night at the farm show and is sponsored by the Butler Eagle. 1952 — Walter Henricks, Butler R.D...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
ON THE COVER
Featured on the cover are, from left, Paul and Maria Worst with their children, Julie and Chris, at their Connoquenessing Township home. The Worsts were the 2013 Butler Eagle Bowl winners. They make the most of their six-acre property, maintaining chicken coops and a vegetable garden. They entered ...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Fenelton boy's efforts earn recognition
Raising a farm animal from birth is hard work. Just ask 10-year-old Christopher Shuler. He was reserve champion for the home bred and county bred swine categories in 2013 at the Butler Farm Show. “I fed him every day. Sometimes, I walked him around,” said Christopher of Fenelton. By t...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014
PAST PRESIDENTS
Here past Butler Farm Show presidents: W.L. (Jack) Roe, 1949-1951 Lester Kennedy, 1952-1954 Ralph Chantler, 1955-1957 W.L. (Jack) Roe, 1958-1959 LeeRoy Miller, 1960-1961 Arthur Wick, 1962 Dean Measel, 1963-1964 Gerald Kriley, 1965-1966 William Jardine, 1967-1968 LeeRoy Miller, 1969 Willia...

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Farm Show | July 29, 2014
FARM SHOW DIRECTORS
Here are the members of the Butler Farm Show Board of Directors: Officers Ken Laughlin, president since 2010 Kevin Loomis, vice president Cody Stephenson, treasurer Ken Metick, board secretary Jim Lokhaiser, recording secretary Advisory board Jim Govan Larry Jack Don Loomis ...

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Focus Features | July 29, 2014
VA picnic slated to honor 91 volunteers
BUTLER TWP — VA Butler Healthcare Friday will host its fifth annual recognition picnic and awards program for volunteers beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the auditorium. This year, 91 volunteers will receive pins and certificates for their hours and years of service. In 2013, VA Butler had more t...

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Milestones | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Kennedy 94th birthday
Winifred Kennedy of East Butler celebrated her 94th birthday with a family picnic. The former Winifred Beatty was born July 27, 1920, in Butler. She married the late Anthony Kennedy on Aug. 20, 1946. She has four children, Dale Kennedy of Butler, David Kennedy of Melbourne, Fla., LuAnn Cherry of B...

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Milestones | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
McCollough 65th anniversary
Stanley and Patricia McCollough of Meridian celebrated 65 years of marriage and will mark the anniversary with a family dinner. McCollough married the former Patricia Craig on July 19, 1949, at Hope Lutheran Church in Oil City. McCollough retired from Armco. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps an...

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Milestones | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Sefcik 50th anniversary
Al and Joan Sefcik of Butler celebrated 50 years of marriage. Sefcik married the former Joan Schmidt on July 24, 1964, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Butler. They have two children, Kristen Sefcik of Henrico, Va., and Gregory Sefcik of El Paso, Texas. Sefcik was an auto repair technician ...

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Milestones | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Francisco 90th birthday
Theresa Francisco of Chicora celebrated her 90th birthday with a family dinner. The former Theresa Horneman was born July 27, 1924, in Eldorado. She married the late James Francisco on June 1, 1946, at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Parker. They celebrated 57 years of marriage. She has ...

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Local News | July 29, 2014
LOCAL
WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $43,859 total to the Zelienople Volunteer Fire Department and the Petrolia Volunteer Fire Department for operations and safety, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., has announced. The Zelienople department will receive $19,800, and the P...

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Local News | July 29, 2014
Venango Twp. home ravaged by Sunday fire
VENANGO TWP — A Sunday morning fire ravaged an apparent vacant home along Cemetery Road. The fire in the two-story house at 447 Cemetery Road was reported to Butler County 911 at 7:54 a.m. Volunteer fire departments from Eau Claire, West Sunbury, North Washington, Marion Township, Parker and...

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Local News | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Bee-autiful
A bee feeds off a flower Friday in Butler. After plenty of sunshine last week in the county, thunderstorms are forecast for much of this week, with temperatures in the low to mid-70s. ...

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Local News | July 29, 2014
Storms temporarily halt Relay for Life
CRANBERRY TWP — Thunderstorms Saturday led to the temporary suspension of the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of the Greater Cranberry Area at North Boundary Park, but didn’t stop walkers from finishing the event Sunday. Erica Dipyatic, a volunteer on the planning committe...

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Local News | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
BlueSox baseball clinic
Campbell Ray, 10, of Butler tries to make a diving catch during the Butler BlueSox youth baseball clinic Monday at Kelly Automotive Park. Numerous BlueSox players and coaches worked with 58 youths ages 5 to 15 from across Butler County. Participants got tips on hitting, pitching, catching, fielding ...

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Local News | July 29, 2014
Zelie needs a new pool
ZELIENOPLE — The borough will consider a plan to replace the swimming pool in Zelienople Community Park at an estimated cost of $1.5 million. Park board President Jeff Barkley and Vice President Bryan Seibel presented a preliminary plan for a new pool to council Monday night. Because of the ...

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Local News | July 29, 2014
New law will lower gas prices in W. Pa.
Gas prices in Western Pennsylvania will go down under a new law that was sponsored by state Sen. Elder Vogel, whose district partially includes Butler County. However, drivers will have to wait until next year to see it. The law repeals requirements for a different blend of gasoline to be used in...

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Local News | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Challenger faces huge cash deficit
Heading into the fall campaign season, Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly has a big head start in the money race over his Democratic challenger. The two-term Kelly has a 6-to-1 advantage over Dan LaVallee in the dash for campaign cash, according to the candidates' most recent finance reports filed wit...

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Local News | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Suspect’s photo released
CRANBERRY TWP — Township police are still searching for a man who attempted to rob the ESB Bank on Rochester Road Saturday morning but ran away before getting any money. In a police release, the man is described as being about 6 feet tall with a “stocky build with brown or red hair....

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Local News | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Students collect sewer system data
CRANBERRY TWP — Two college students are getting an education this summer while collecting information on the township's sewer system. Rhonda Zellhart, a pretreatment coordinator in Cranberry's sewer department, said the two students — Blaise McCarty and Kyle Oswald — already have...

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Pennsylvania | July 29, 2014
Pittsburgh airport TSA finds gun
IMPERIAL — The Transportation Security Administration says it found a pistol and ammunition in a man’s carry-on bag Sunday as he passed through security at Pittsburgh International Airport. TSA official said Monday that the man faces up to a $11,000 civil penalty for bringing the weapon...

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Pennsylvania | July 29, 2014
Parents sue over assault
PITTSBURGH — The parents of a girl who was 15 when she was sexually assaulted by a visiting teacher who headed a southwestern Pennsylvania high school musical have sued both districts and two school officials who they claim failed to help the girl. The federal lawsuit, filed using pseudonyms ...

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Pennsylvania | July 29, 2014
UPMC, Pgh. drop suits over status
PITTSBURGH — The city of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have dropped opposing lawsuits over the hospital network’s nonprofit status. Mayoral spokesman Kevin Acklin said the city dropped its lawsuit in hopes the city and UPMC can craft an agreement for nonprof...

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Pennsylvania | July 29, 2014
Kennywood park coaster is landmark
WEST MIFFLIN — The group American Coaster Enthusiasts has named the Thunderbolt a Coaster Landmark, the third roller coaster to be so recognized at the Kennywood amusement park near Pittsburgh. Kennywood is now the only park in the United States with three rides to be honored by the group, wh...

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National | July 29, 2014
Medicare, SS, still troubled But programs get some good news
WASHINGTON — Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security’s disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the brink of insolvency. Getting relief from a slowdown in...

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National | July 29, 2014
$1,000 pill treatment of choice
WASHINGTON — A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed all other hepatitis C pills com...

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National | July 29, 2014
NATION
RICHMOND, Va. — An appeals courts' decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., is the second federal ...

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National | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Tornado destroys homes in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said. Spokeswoman Gina Breeding with the office of emergency management i...

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National | July 29, 2014
‘Of Mice and Men’ leaves on a record high
NEW YORK — James Franco’s play “Of Mice and Men” has left Broadway with a roar — a box office record. The show, co-starring Chris O’Dowd and Leighton Meester, said Monday it earned $1,038,106 for the week ending Sunday, setting a new eight-performance weekly reco...

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National | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
GOP’s Miller faces sales job
WASHINGTON — Before being elected to Congress, Rep. Jeff Miller was a real estate broker. His background in sales will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion deal to improve veterans health care to a GOP caucus that includes Tea Party members and other conservati...

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National | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Doctor in grave condition
FORT WORTH, Texas — Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia. Now Brantly is himself a patient, fighting for his own survival in an isolation unit on the outskirts of Monro...

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International | July 29, 2014
WORLD
BRUSSELS — The United States and the European Union are preparing a powerful one-two punch against the Russian economy, with EU ambassadors meeting today to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc's sanctions on Russia. Measures under consideration include limiting Russia's access to ...

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International | July 29, 2014
Israel hits symbols of Hamas’ power
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas today, striking symbols of the group’s control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip’s only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the fighting so far. Flares turned the sky over Gaz...

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Police Reports | July 29, 2014
POLICE REPORTS
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Tomorrow's Headlines | July 29, 2014
HEADLINES
1. A nearly $3 million road resurfacing project on Route 8 is about to begin just north of downtown. 2. The 16th Regatta at Lake Arthur is this weekend. A 5-page section includes a schedule of events. ...

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News Extra | July 29, 2014
U.S., Europe hit Russia with new sanctions
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Tuesday afternoon announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels. Obama says the sanctions target Russia’s en...

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Death Notices | July 29, 2014
DEATH LIST
Dorothie L. Barger, Grove City William “Bill” Beadling, Saxonburg Frank J. Bogan, Butler John H. Stiehler, Naples, Fla., formerly of Karns City Robert Blair “Bob” Walker, Butler ...

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Birthday Tributes | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Thelma J. Christy
In loving memory of our mom and grandma, Thelma J. Christy, whose birthday is today, July 29. Today is your birthday but there will be no dinner, cake, or presents. We will walk down memory lane and remember past birthdays with you. Our memories have a magical way of keeping you near, always in our...

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Birthday Tributes | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Catherine M. Brown
A birthday tribute to our beloved, Catherine M. Brown whose birthday is July 29. Mum, it’s hard to believe that it has been almost two years since you left us. Today, we celebrate your life and memories of birthdays passed. We remembered how you enjoyed celebrating your day, opening your gift...

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Cards of Thanks | July 29, 2014
Peter P. Sychak
We wish to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to our many friends, neighbors, relatives and co-workers for the kindness and sympathy shown during the recent loss of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Peter P. Sychak. We especially wish to thank Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitat...

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In Memoriams | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Joseph J. Cress
In loving memory of Joseph J. Cress, July 29, 2002 Gone is the face we loved so dear, Silent the voice we loved to hear, But in our hearts you’ll always be A treasure we keep in memory. ...

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In Memoriams | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Nathan Alan McCandless
In loving memory of Nathan Alan McCandless. Son, brother, and uncle who passed away two years ago on July 29, 2012. Two years ago the world lost a shinning light Whose future looked nothing but bright Although our hearts are filled with eternal strife We hold on to the memories of you in our li...

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In Memoriams | July 29, 2014
Pauline Glenn
In memory of our beloved Mom and Grandma Pauline Glenn who passed away four years ago. We missed you dearly and remember what a special person you were to us all. ...

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In Memoriams | July 29, 2014
Dorothy L. Terwilliger
In memory of our beloved mother, Dorothy L. Terwilliger, who passed away seven years ago today. Dear Mom, Missed you today when we thought of something funny and wanted you to laugh with... Missed you today when we needed you to talk to and needed your advice... Missed you today when we thought ...

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In Memoriams | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Martha J. Emerick
In tender memory of Martha J. Emerick. Loving wife, mother and grandmother. A year has passed since He called you home And with the angels your soul does roam For peace was given to your body that failed And your faith in Christ has been unveiled Not a day goes by without thoughts of you The...

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In Memoriams | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
James D. Yahn
James D. Yahn, March 9, 1964 - July 29, 2012 In loving memory of James D. Yahn who passed away two years ago today. You are fondly remembered and forever in our hearts. Your passing reminds us to live each day to the fullest, as life is often short. We will cherish our memories until we meet agai...

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Professional Baseball | July 29, 2014
Jeter moves up on all-time hits list in MLB
ARLINGTON, Texas — Derek Jeter remembers the playoff games in Texas — the good and the bad. Now the Yankees captain has another milestone to go with them there. In the opener of his last series in Texas on Monday night, Jeter took over seventh place on the MLB career hits list after th...

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Professional Baseball | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Worley tosses 4-hitter against Giants
SAN FRANCISCO — Except for about 30 friends and family in the stands, Sacramento native Vance Worley silenced the announced crowd of 41,794 at AT&T Park with the best performance of his career. Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison Bumga...

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Professional Basketball | July 29, 2014
Lakers hire Scott as coach
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night. The Lakers finally made the long-anticipated announcement in a news release. Scott will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday at the Lakers’ training complex. Scott told reporters last week...

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Professional Basketball | July 29, 2014
Court allows sale of NBA’s Clippers
The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting. Move on to Steve Ballmer, who paid a record price for the team and is now a step closer to finally owning it. The Clippers are a potential powerhouse team next season, with two All-Star playe...

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Professional Football | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Spence back in the mix for Steelers
LATROBE — The whistle blew and Sean Spence sprinted forward, each cathartic step distancing the linebacker from the horrific knee injury that threatened to end his NFL career before it even really began. Spence almost gleefully smashed into fullback Bryce Davis during the Pittsburgh Steelers&...

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Other Professional Sports | July 29, 2014
Young weight-lifting champ fails doping test
GLASGOW, Scotland — A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter failed a doping test after becoming the youngest ever female to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the sport, organizers said Tuesday. Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the games after testing positive for diuretic...

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Amateur Baseball | July 29, 2014
Cranberry wins Game 1
Mike Mulvey tossed a two-hit shutout as Cranberry won Game 1 of the Eagle County best-of-three first-round series against Freeport, 2-0, Monday evening. Ben Follett had a pair of singles and Bill Clinefelter singled in a run for Cranberry, who will travel to Freeport for Game 2 at 6 p.m. today. Ga...

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Prospect League | July 29, 2014
Sphon’s still putting up K’s
Nathan Sphon began the season wearing florescent yellow and putting up Ks on the left-field fence at Kelly Automotive Park as a summer intern for the Butler BlueSox Prospect League baseball team. Against Lorain Monday night, Sphon put up a K on the left-field fence, but not as an intern wearing yel...

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Prospect League | July 29, 2014
Streak snapped at 11
It had to end sometime. The question Butler manager Anthony Rebyanski wants answered now is how will his team respond to its first setback since July 15. The BlueSox had rolled off 11 consecutive wins going into their game against Lorain County Monday night at Kelly Automotive Park, but four error...

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Prospect League | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Helping hand
The skies were overcast. Things were nothing but bright on the field. The Butler BlueSox hosted their first-ever youth baseball clinic Monday at Kelly Automotive Park. Numerous BlueSox players and coaches worked with 58 youths ages 5 to 15. “When we first decided to do this, I was figuring ...

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In Brief | July 29, 2014
IN BRIEF
MINNEAPOLIS — Mo Williams is on his way to Minnesota, which means J.J. Barea could be on his way out. The Timberwolves and Williams have agreed to a $3.75 million, one-year contract, the player's agency, Priority Sports, announced. The agreement gives the Timberwolves an experienced and versa...

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Notices | July 29, 2014
NOTICE
PENN TWP — The first Knock One Out of the Park golf outing, benefiting The Associated Artists of Butler County and the Butler BlueSox Boosters, takes place Aug. 17 at Conley’s Resort. Shotgun start is at noon. Fee is $75 per golfer, $300 per foursome. The event includes a four-person s...

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Trivia | July 29, 2014
TRIVIA
Who are the only eight players in NBA history to score 50 or more points in a game at least 10 times? ...

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Scoreboard | July 29, 2014
ON THE AIR
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. FS1 — N.Y. Yankees at Texas WGN — Colorado at Chicago Cubs 10 p.m. ROOT — Pittsburgh at San Francisco MLB — Regional coverage, Atlanta at L.A. Dodgers or Pittsburgh at San Francisco SOCCER 6:30 p.m. NBCSN — International Champions C...

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Scoreboard | July 29, 2014
EVENTS
Prospect League Lorain County at Butler BlueSox, 6:35 p.m. ...

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Scoreboard | July 29, 2014
RACING
By The Associated Press Through July 27 1. Jeff Gordon, 717. 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 693. 3. Brad Keselowski, 666. 4. Matt Kenseth, 661. 5. Jimmie Johnson, 628. 6. Kyle Busch, 609. 7. Ryan Newman, 606. 8. Carl Edwards, 603. 9. Joey Logano, 591. 10. Clint Bowyer, 577. 11. Denny Hamlin, 572...

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Scoreboard | July 29, 2014
DEALS
Monday’s Sports Transactions By The Associated Press BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP T.J. McFarland on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Preston Guilmet from Norfolk (IL). HOUSTON ASTROS — Optioned RHP Brad Peacock to Oklahoma City (PCL). Placed RHP Jo...

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Scoreboard | July 29, 2014
FOOTBALL
By The Associated Press All Times EDT Sunday’s Game N.Y. Giants vs. Buffalo at Canton, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 Indianapolis at N.Y. Jets, 7 p.m. New England at Washington, 7:30 p.m. San Francisco at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Kansas City, 8 p.m. Seattle at Denver, 9 p.m. Dall...

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Scoreboard | July 29, 2014
BASEBALL
National League All Times EDT By The Associated Press East Division W L Pct GB Washington 57 46 .553 — Atlanta 58 48 .547 Miami 52 53 .495 6 New York 51 55 .481 7 Philadelphia 46 60 .434 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 59 48 .551 — St. Louis 56 48 .538 1 Pit...

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Youth Sports | July 29, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Diamonds in the rough
JEFFERSON TWP — Softball and Gary Coe simply go together. He proposed to his wife 13 years ago by having a plane fly above his home softball field, the banner carrying the question flying behind it. Now 51, he's been playing softball for 32 years and still pitches in tournament play. This y...

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