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Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Local News | January 29, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
FAMILY ESCAPES CITY FIRE
Infant tossed out of window
An infant was dropped from a second-story window into a family member's arms as a family escaped a house fire on the 400 block of Pillow Street Wednesday afternoon.

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Local News | January 29, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
DA won’t honor lie detector deal
Butler County District Attorney Richard Goldinger has nixed a deal reached between one of his assistants and the attorney for a man accused of child molestation at the day care center that his wife operates.

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Local News | January 29, 2015
Lawyers’ pay hike tabled
Butler County Children and Youth Services wants to give 27 percent pay hikes to attorneys who have ties to county government.

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Local News | January 29, 2015
Star Studded:Movie makers film at BMH
Hollywood returns to Butler Memorial Hospital today as crews will be on site to film scenes for “Let it Snow.”

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Local News | January 29, 2015
City gets deal on garage
The city’s parking authority would help the city with engineering costs for the proposed parking garage downtown should plans for the neighboring hotel fall through.

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Local News | January 29, 2015
Police finally nab suspect
LANCASTER TWP — It wasn’t easy but police arrested a suspected burglar accused of breaking into two homes on the same day.

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Pennsylvania | January 29, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Ambush suspect to enter plea
MILFORD — A survivalist accused of killing one state trooper and wounding another in a barracks ambush is expected to enter a plea of not guilty.

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Local News | January 29, 2015
Area Agency on Aging offers snow removal help
The Area Agency on Aging is providing snow removal services to low income individuals over the age of 60 in and around Butler.

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Pennsylvania | January 29, 2015
PSU president: Freeh acted like prosecutor
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s president Wednesday dismissed the university-commissioned review of how top administrators handled child molestation complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky as “not useful to make decisions.”

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Local News | January 29, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
District judge near retirement
SLIPPERY ROCK — Voters covered by the Slippery Rock District Judge office will elect a new judge this year.

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Local News | January 29, 2015
Parking rates in lots will stay at current rate
The city parking authority announced Wednesday night that parking rates at lots in the city will remain at their current rate in 2015.

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National | January 29, 2015
Census: 1 in 5 children on food stamps as of last year
WASHINGTON — Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since the nation’s economy tumbled in 2008.

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National | January 29, 2015
NATION
Christmas tree ignited in fatal fire

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Local News | January 29, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Downhill duo
Katie Koch and Tommy Saxman enjoy sled riding Tuesday at Father Marinaro Park. Sledding could get tricky as a mix of rain and snow is in the forecast today with snow showers tonight. Colder temperatures return Friday.

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Local News | January 29, 2015
Clay Twp. man faces drug charges
CLAY — A township man faces felony drug charges after state police last year found nine marijuana plants outside his home in the 700 block of Mahood Road.

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International | January 29, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
New deadline approaches
TOKYO — A sunset deadline was approaching today in the Middle East for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner or face the death of a captured Jordanian air force pilot, according to the latest threat purportedly issued by the Islamic State group.

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Pennsylvania | January 29, 2015
STATE
Wolf to fill 2 spots on Supreme Court

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National | January 29, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Laser co-creator Townes dies at 99
BERKELEY, Calif. — Charles Townes’ inspiration for the predecessor of the laser came to him while sitting on a park bench, waiting for a restaurant to open for breakfast.

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Local News | January 29, 2015
Roof change order OK’d; county wants reimbursed
The Butler County commissioners on Wednesday approved a $50,504 change order to the new office building construction project.

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Local News | January 29, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
COUNTY BUSINESS
$20.4 million final price for Sunnyview
Butler County’s final sale price for the Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is $20.4 million.

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Local News | January 29, 2015
LOCAL
HARRISBURG — More than $150,000 in state gaming proceeds will be shared among 12 first-response agencies in the state 8th House District in Butler and Mercer counties, state Rep. Tedd Nesbit, R-8th, announced.

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National | January 29, 2015 Butler Eagle Online
Calif. declares electronic cigarettes a health threat
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California health officials Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter controls as “vaping” grows in popularity.

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National | January 29, 2015
Mormons call for measures protecting gay rights
SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church announced a campaign Tuesday for new laws that protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination while somehow also protecting people who assert their religious beliefs.

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