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TV Book | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Country stars help shape TV persona on ‘Nashville’
NEW YORK — Will Chase’s character on ABC’s “Nashville” is the quintessential superstar. Country singer Luke Wheeler has a team of publicists and his own barbecue sauce. His wardrobe staple is a large, black cowboy hat like Tim McGraw, who is the inspiration for his ch...

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TV Book | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Poehler, Fey to co-host Golden Globes 1 last time
LOS ANGELES — The third time may be the charm, but it will also be the end for Golden Globes co-hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. The comedic duo who emceed the 2013 and 2014 Globes to rave reviews and strong ratings are returning for one more installment Jan. 11, but after that they'll hang it...

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TV Book | October 31, 2014
MTV set to bring ‘Scream’ movie series to small screen
NEW YORK — Just in time for Halloween, MTV is ready to “Scream.” The network announced Tuesday that it is turning the horror movie franchise into a television series. The goal is to put 10 episodes on the air starting next October. Jill Blotevogel, who worked on the series “...

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TV Book | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Harris to host new variety series
NEW YORK — NBC is bringing Neil Patrick Harris back to series television as host of a comedy-variety series. The new show is based on the successful British TV format “Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.” NBC didn’t announce an official title or premiere date for it...

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TV Book | October 31, 2014
Television Q&A
QUESTION: Is “Outlander” on Starz over? The story ended as if it could continue at another time. ANSWER: Starz split the first season of the time-travel romance, based on the first in a series of books by Diana Gabaldon. The season will resume on April 4 with eight more episodes. And St...

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TV Book | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
HBO’s ‘Olive Kitteridge’ is TV rarity
“Olive Kitteridge’’ an HBO miniseries premiering at 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday, is an exquisite rarity: a quiet, adult story. Based on the best-seller, it stars Frances McDormand (“Fargo’’) as a brusque New Englander, a math teacher, wife and mother, who’s pe...

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TV Book | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
TV NOTES & NEWS
James Corden to take over ‘Late Late Show’ March 9 NEW YORK — CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of “The Late Late Show.” Corden is replacing Craig Ferguson, who after a decade in the host chair exits Dec. 18. The show will continue to originate...

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Verse of the Day | October 31, 2014
VERSE
Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings. ...

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Chuckle of the day | October 31, 2014
Today’s Chuckle
Depression is finally reaching the Pearly Gates only to find someone has stolen your password and taken your place. ...

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Town & County | October 31, 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 | October 31, 2014
Starbucks to add delivery option
NEW YORK — After reporting disappointing quarterly sales Thursday, Starbucks said it will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas of the U.S starting next year. The Seattle-based company declined to provide more details, but has been pushing to get people to use its app as a...

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Livestock | October 31, 2014
Livestock
The Mercer Livestock Auction provided the following report on Tuesday’s auction. Commercial bulls, $125. to 137.5.; commercial cows, 100. to 117.; feeder steers, 175. to 215.; feeder heifers, 165. to 185.; feeder bulls, 175. to 205.; calves, 350. to 410. ...

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Bulletin Board | October 31, 2014
BULLETIN BOARD
Fish or chicken sandwich dinner, 3:30 to 7 p.m., Worthington/West Franklin Volunteer Fire Department, Linton and Cherry streets, Worthington. Doughnuts also for sale. Takeout only. Drive through. FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 200 E. North St. GENERAL BUTLER VAGAB...

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Our Opinion | October 31, 2014
Campaign warning: job creation mostly beyond politicians’ power
With Election Day arriving Tuesday, political ads are everywhere and newspapers, television and radio feature interviews with candidates. A common theme will focus on the economy and jobs. If it’s a candidate for the state legislature, Congress or the governnor’s mansion, the message of...

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Letters to the Editor | October 31, 2014
Dangerous road wear
Over the past two years there has been an increasing number of accidents involving southbound vehicles on Route 308 due to a polished/defective road surface. In front of my home in northern Center Township, my wife and I counted 16 accidents within one year. We spoke about our concerns with the stat...

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Letters to the Editor | October 31, 2014
Restraint appreciated
Thank you to the Butler County Commissioners for not pouring hard-earned county tax dollars into the failing Kelly Autmotive Park. I have heard the recent rhetoric from Butler City and Township: taxpayers should contibute $100,000 annually to keep it from going broke. But it doesn’t stop ther...

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Other Voices | October 31, 2014
Law could do more to keep guns from kids
Gun people seem unhappy that every time there’s a mass shooting, I stubbornly want to talk about the tool that’s used in all the mass shootings. “Why are you so convinced guns are the problem?” read a typical response to my column last weekend about the Marysville-Pilchuck H...

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Other Voices | October 31, 2014
America’s epidemic of fear over Ebola
It’s unfashionable to express sympathy for politicians these days, but spare an ounce of charity for all those officeholders trying to come up with reassuring responses to the terrifying — but so far, exaggerated — problem of Ebola in the United States. The number of people who ha...

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Focus Features | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Cyber schools gaining traction
On a recent school day, a Seneca Valley High School computer lab was literally abuzz with more than 30 students sitting at humming computers, headphones in, keyboards tapping. Every seat was taken. Students were working quietly on their studies, but it's not a study lab where students are completin...

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Local News | October 31, 2014
Trip honors New Harmony anniversary
HARMONY — George Rapp and the Harmonists founded Harmony in 1804, but they didn’t stay long. Ten years later they moved about 500 miles west and founded another town, now called New Harmony, in southwest Indiana. In acknowledgment of their common roots, representatives of New Harmony i...

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Local News | October 31, 2014
U.S. Navy chief coming home to city
Butler — Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, chief of U.S. naval operations and a Butler native, will attend a Navy band concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Butler Intermediate High School. The U.S. Navy Band’s jazz ensemble, The Commodores, will perform free. The band intends to recognize Greenert, a ...

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Local News | October 31, 2014
S & T buying smaller bank
INDIANA, Pa. — S & T Bank is buying Integrity Bank for about $155 million. S & T Bank, headquartered in Indiana, has two locations in Butler County, one in Butler and one in Cranberry Township, It also has two branches each in Armstrong and Clarion counties. Integrity Bank, based in Camp ...

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Local News | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
2 suffer injuries in head-on crash
CRANBERRY TWP — Two people were injured Thursday night in a head-on collision on Franklin Road. Todd Rice, an assistant fire chief with the Cranberry Township Volunteer Fire Company, said about 7:30 p.m. a Mitsubishi sedan and a Ford pickup truck collided in the 7100 block of Franklin Road. ...

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Local News | October 31, 2014
Haunting 'Poe' a superb offering for Halloween
BUTLER TWP — Dark and daunting but delightful all the same. “Edgar Allan Poe: Tales of the Grotesque” by Eric W. Cook debuted to a preview audience Thursday in preparation for the opening this evening at the Succop Theatre. It is the latest offering from Hobnob Theatre Co. ̶...

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Local News | October 31, 2014
Kelly, LaVallee face off
ERIE — U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-3rd, says his experience through two terms in office is reason why he should be re-elected. But his Democratic challenger Dan Lavallee thinks the district needs fresh ideas. The two men squared off Thursday night in their first and only debate that was hosted ...

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Local News | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
WesBanco to acquire ESB Bank for $324M
A West Virginia bank that in the past two years has entered the Western Pennsylvania market made another significant move this week that will expand its presence in Butler County. WesBanco and ESB Financial of Ellwood City announced Wednesday that WesBanco will acquire ESB Bank for $324.4 million, ...

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Local News | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Investigation of killing continues
ADAMS TWP — The home where a 42-year-old woman was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head on Wednesday is the same location where a man suspected of shooting several members of a motorcycle club — killing one — was arrested in September. This development has led investigators...

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Local News | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Dressing for the decades at BC3
Amanda Fleming, left, and Torey O’Donnell, dressed as the popular 1990s group Kris Cross, dance before the costume contest Thursday at Butler County Community College. Students wore outfits depicting different decades each day this week to coincide with the college’s 50th anniversary. ...

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Pennsylvania | October 31, 2014
Judge rules in favor of Highmark
HARRISBURG — A judge is siding with Highmark in a dispute with state regulators over an insurance plan that doesn’t cover doctors working for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Commonwealth Court Judge Dan Pellegrini ruled Thursday that Highmark hadn’t violated terms of ...

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Pennsylvania | October 31, 2014
Cal U. football players arrested
CALIFORNIA — A state university in Western Pennsylvania says it’s forfeiting an upcoming football game after five players were arrested in connection with a violent assault outside an off-campus restaurant. California (Pa.) University immediately suspended the players Thursday and told ...

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Pennsylvania | October 31, 2014
ASSOCIATED PRESS
AVOCA — Authorities say a family of black bears was shot and killed near a northeastern Pennsylvania airport earlier this month because they posed a threat to incoming flights and customers. The Pennsylvania Game Commission says a mother bear and her three 2-year-old cubs crossed the perimete...

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Pennsylvania | October 31, 2014
Senator keeps pension for plea
NORRISTOWN — A Pennsylvania lawmaker will avoid jail time and keep her pension despite admitting in a felony plea that she used her taxpayer-funded staff for campaign fundraising. Sen. Leanna Washington will spend three months of house arrest during five years of probation. She must also pay ...

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Pennsylvania | October 31, 2014
Atty. wants more time in school stabbing case
GREENSBURG — The attorney for a 17-year-old boy charged with stabbing 20 students and a security guard at his Western Pennsylvania high school wants more time to review police and medical reports. A Pittsburgh newspaper reports Alex Hribal’s defense attorney, Patrick Thomassey, wants a ...

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Pennsylvania | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Police capture ambush suspect
A survivalist accused of ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other, was captured Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt for him, authorities said. State police confirmed Eric Frein was taken into cust...

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National | October 31, 2014
Ebola victim’s fiancee struggling
DALLAS — The fiancee of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of the virus. Louise Troh has been cleared of the deadly virus for ...

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National | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
No agreement reported on quarantine
FORT KENT, Maine — Maine health authorities struggled to reach a compromise Thursday with nurse Kaci Hickox that would keep her away from other people, in the nation’s most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola. Hickox, 33, stepped out of her home on the remot...

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National | October 31, 2014
Economy, health care eclipse social issues
DENVER — As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. Voters have other matters on their min...

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International | October 31, 2014
Study: Funeral traditions spread Ebola
Traditional West African funerals, at which mourners extensively touch and kiss the dead, are “superspreader” events for transmission of the Ebola virus, says a new study, which identified hygienic burial practices of those who have succumbed to the infection as the single-most effective...

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Police Reports | October 31, 2014
POLICE REPORTS
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Tomorrow's Headlines | October 31, 2014
Web promos for Sunday
1. Gas prices have been falling, and it appears that will continue. 2. A new plant in Clinton Twp. is cleaning acid mine drainage so natural gas drillers can use the formerly tainted water in place of freshwater. ...

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News Extra | October 31, 2014
Space tourism rocket crash kills 1, injures 1
MOJAVE, Calif. — Virgin Galactic reported that its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket has been lost in Southern California. The California Highway Patrol reported one fatality, one major injury from the accident. The company tweeted Friday: “During the test, the vehicle suffered a seri...

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Death Notice | October 31, 2014
David L. Fleeger
A memorial service for David L. Fleeger of Butler, whose obituary appeared in the Oct. 10 Butler Eagle, will be at 11 a.m. Nov. 8 at the Community Alliance Church, 800 Mercer Road, Butler. Interment will be in Greenlawn Burial Estates. Arrangements are by the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Butler....

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Death Notices | October 31, 2014
DEATH NOTICES
David L. Fleeger, Butler Michael “Mike” Kasarda, Saxonburg James D. “Dean” Lumley, Grove City Carl L. “Sonny” Welton, Karns City ...

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Birthday Tributes | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Larry Angert
In loving memory of our beloved father, Larry Angert, whose birthday is October 31. Though you’re not here with us today, We’ll think of you in every way. Remember birthdays we’ve spent with thee, All gathered together, one big family. Dear Father, you celebrate your day, Our...

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In Memoriams | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Guy Colosimo
In memory of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Guy Colosimo, who passed away three years ago, October 31, 2011. He would have wanted song, To come and fill our days. He would surely bring you laughter, If there was any sort of way. If he could, he’d grin that grin of his, That...

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Professional Hockey | October 31, 2014
Pens blank L.A. Kings
PITTSBURGH — Marc-Andre Fleury’s formula for success is pretty simple. If the Pittsburgh Penguins goalie can see the puck, he figures there is a pretty good chance he is going to stop it. His teammates appear to have gotten the message. Fleury turned aside all 36 shots he faced in a ...

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College Football | October 31, 2014
Rock wary of Edinboro
SLIPPERY ROCK — Forget about the 1-7. Slippery Rock University football coach George Mihalik is imploring his team to do just that when SRU (6-2, 5-2) hosts 1-7 Edinboro at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium. “People will look at that 1-7 and figure this is an easy game,”...

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High School | October 31, 2014
ON THE AIR
AUTO RACING Noon FS1 — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge, at Fort Worth, Texas 12:30 p.m. NBCSN — Formula One, practice for United States Grand Prix, part I, at Austin, Texas (same-day tape) 1 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for AAA Texas 500, at Fort Wort...

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High School Football | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
A mobile mountain
ADAMS TWP — Marshall Robinson's size is the first thing most people notice about him. At 6-foot-3 and 380 pounds, the Mars senior defensive tackle cuts an imposing figure on the football field. The question that inevitably follows is: “At that size, how well can he move?” Robins...

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High School Soccer | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Emotional tally
CLARION — Austin Haid was mobbed by his teammates as the throngs of Karns City fans at Clarion University erupted. Haid's goal seemed meaningless on the surface. It was the fifth goal of the night for the Gremlins' boys soccer team in a 5-0 win over DuBois Central Catholic in the District 9 C...

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High School Soccer | October 31, 2014 Butler Eagle Online
Lady Gremlins net 3-peat
CLARION — Tracy Dailey can still recall vividly the conversation she had in 1997 with her Karns City girls soccer coach, Joe Meshanko. “It's funny because I can remember (Meshanko) saying, 'Wouldn't it be so cool if you would come back and be a coach one day?'” Dailey said. “...

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Other High School Sports | October 31, 2014
Raiders run out of steam
WEXFORD — Baldwin girls volleyball team's bench exploded onto the court, raucously celebrating after the ball hit the net to end the match. Seneca Valley, which had rallied from big deficits in the past two sets, didn't have the energy to do it again. Second-seeded Baldwin earned a narrow 1...

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High School Round Up | October 31, 2014
Freeport spikers bow in semi's
Ford City shocked the top-seeded Freeport girls volleyball team 3-1 in the WPIAL Class AA volleyball semifinals Thursday night. The Yellowjackets, who are 20-1, were the defending WPIAL champions. Zoe Pawlak led Freeport with 31 kills, while Jess Kelly finished with 13. A-C Valley 3, Port Allegan...

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Notices | October 31, 2014
Mars soccer tickets
ADAMS TWP — Tickets for the Mars girls soccer team’s WPIAL Class AA championship game with Montour at 3:30 p.m. Saturday will only be available at the gate of Highmark Stadium. The Planets (15-3, 12-0) have won five consecutive section titles. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students...

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Trivia | October 31, 2014
TRIVIA
Since 2000, who are the only three NFL players to lead the league in receiving yardage for a season twice? ...

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Scoreboard | October 31, 2014
EVENTS
Football WPIAL Playoffs Class AAA Knoch at West Allegheny, 7:30 p.m. Mars at Montour, 7:30 p.m. Class A Avella at CW North Catholic, 7:30 p.m. Regular Season Karns City at Dubois, 7 p.m. Moniteau at Union, 7 p.m. A-C Valley at Cochranton, 7 p.m. Slippery Rock at Wilmington, 7 p.m. Girls ...

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Scoreboard | October 31, 2014
HOCKEY
All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 11 8 2 1 17 29 29 Tampa Bay 11 7 3 1 15 38 29 Detroit 9 5 2 2 12 22 19 Ottawa 9 5 2 2 12 26 22 Boston 12 6 6 0 12 32 30 Florida 8 3 2 3 9 12 17 Toronto 9 4 4 1 9 25 25 Buffalo 11 2 8 1 5 13 36 Metropolitan Di...

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Scoreboard | October 31, 2014
FOOTBALL
All Times EDT AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 6 2 0 .750 238 177 Buffalo 5 3 0 .625 178 165 Miami 4 3 0 .571 174 151 N.Y. Jets 1 7 0 .125 144 228 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 5 3 0 .625 250 187 Houston 4 4 0 .500 185 166 Tennessee 2 6 0 .250 137 202 Jacksonv...

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Scoreboard | October 31, 2014
GOLF
Thursday At Desert Mountain Club (Cochise) Scottsdale, Arizona Purse: $2.5 million Yardage: 6,929; Par 70 (35-35) First Round Tom Pernice Jr. 34-31—65 -5 Joe Durant 33-33—66 -4 Jay Haas 35-31—66 -4 Kenny Perry 33-33—66 -4 Bernhard Langer 31-35—66 -4 Billy And...

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Scoreboard | October 31, 2014
DEALS
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Named Malcolm Turner NBADL president. CHARLOTTE HORNETS — Agreed to terms with G Kemba Walker on a contract extension. FOOTBALL National Football League CLEVELAND BROWNS — Released DB Marcus Cromartie from the practice squad. S...

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