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13 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Cellphone exchange turns into nightmare

"The last thing you want to do is look at a phone and see a picture of your family coming from somebody that you have no idea who it is.

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Related Topix: Cranberry Township, PA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Beaver Countian

State Supreme Court Disbars Attorney From Beaver

John Michael Biondi was disbarred following a complaint issued against him by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.

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Related Topix: Beaver, PA

The Times-Tribune

Partners sue Powell over kids-for-cash

In a lawsuit filed Friday, former business partners accused convicted kids-for-cash attorney Robert Powell of misleading them into business decisions that led to major financial losses.

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Related Topix: Luzerne County, PA, Federal Prisons, Prison, Allegheny County, PA, Pittston, PA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

O-R Online

New search unsuccessful for girl missing since a 85

Pennsylvania State Police and a team from the Mercyhurst University Archaeological Institute this week searched a property in Butler County.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

O-R Online

Former HS teacher sentenced for molesting students

Former HS teacher sentenced for molesting students

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Truck hits church in Zelienople

A tri-axle dump truck hit a church Monday morning in Zelienople, Butler County, causing the closure of a section of Route 68 for several hours.

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Related Topix: Zelienople, PA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WPXI

Woman struck by garbage truck in Center Township

A woman was airlifted to an area hospital after being struck by a garbage truck in Butler County Thursday morning.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

No charges in fatal shooting by off-duty trooper

The DA says Trooper Brian Knirnschild was justified in shooting neighbor Kristopher Barkus, who came to the trooper's home in Butler Township with an air-powered pellet gun that resembled a pistol.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Fri Jun 27, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Car lands atop minivan with sleeping man inside

No snooze button on this alarm clock: A western Pennsylvania delivery driver was asleep in the back of his minivan early Friday when an out-of-control car landed on top of his vehicle.

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The Times-Tribune

Government lawyers work for public

Thousands of lawyers across the commonwealth work at least part-time for a wide array of government agencies, from school districts to sewer authorities, from county governments to airports.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Gettysburg, PA, Opinion

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Globe and Mail

Gallery: Festival draws fans to the home of the Bantam Jeep

One of the biggest Jeep festivals in the U.S., takes place in Butler, PA, the birthplace of the Bantam Jeep.

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Related Topix: Jeep, SUV, Jeep Wrangler, Butler, PA, US Military, US Army, Slippery Rock, PA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

New Jersey Herald

5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday: The United Methodist Church appeals panel says the jury that convicted Lebanon, Pennsylvania, pastor Frank Schaefer last year erred when fashioning his punishment.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Social Security, Personal Finance, Cranberry Township, PA

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Route 228 Closure

Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Amber Nicotra has the latest on wires, trees, and poles down across our region.

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Related Topix: Cranberry Township, PA

Philly.com

Poles, trees down in W. Pa.

Emergency crews have been dealing with downed trees and power lines and the threat of flooding in some areas of western Pennsylvania following strong thunderstorms.

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Related Topix: Cranberry Township, PA, Weather

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Court grants Pa. open records office review powers

A Pennsylvania state court says the Office of Open Records has the authority to order a private review of records to decide disputes about access to government documents and information.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Mass Transit

PA: Butler-to-Pittsburgh Commuter Route Likely

June 22--With more than 21,000 Butler County residents traveling into Allegheny County each weekday, the Butler Transit Authority is looking to capture some of that ridership by developing a route between Butler and Pittsburgh's North Shore in the next 18 months.

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Related Topix: Butler, PA, Allegheny County, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Pennsylvania

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