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  1. Quiet please: Companies find market in silencing natural gas compressor stationsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... people talking at the MarkWest facility's fence line, the result of work by engineers from Steel Nation, Inc. in Washington, Pa. The company has found work in dampening the noise from natural gas compressor stations, including the one on Brigich ...

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  2. Bleier brings inspirational message to Carmichaels studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... to work with local students. The foundation brought several high school students from Carmichaels, Mapletown, Washington and West Greene to Washington, D.C., earlier this year to participate in a simulated NASA mission to Mars. “It's the ...

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  3. Wild Things take Flight over CornbeltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    NORMAL, Ill. – Tim Flight pitched six strong innings to pick up his first win of the season as Washington defeated Normal, 3-2, Sunday in a Frontier League baseball game.

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  4. Flawed election system creates voter apathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    Unfortunately, turnout for last Tuesday's primary election was underwhelming in Washington and Greene counties, meaning only a fraction of the population made decisions about a number of critical local and county races.

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  5. Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at RamadiRead the original story

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    WASHINGTON – The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday.

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  6. We should all learn from our mistakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | O-R Online

    ... hunted quite a bit with a transplanted fellow from Tennessee. Gene Harmon came north to find work and ended up in Washington County because his brother was working for Guthrie Trucking in Peters Township. Since Gene was distantly related to my wife, ...

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  7. Normal holds off Wild ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | O-R Online

    NORMAL, Ill. – Kyle Helisek allowed two first-inning runs and Normal scored two more times in the seventh, holding off Washington, 4-3, in a Frontier League game Saturday.

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  8. Silver lining: Prexiesa Isbell settles for secondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | O-R Online

    Katie Roupe/Observer-Reporter Monessen's Andrey Bolton crosses the finish line first just ahead of Washington's Dequay Isbel and Kurt Adkins in the 100 meter event at the WPIAL Class AA Southern Qualifier Thursday at South Side Beaver.

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  9. Freeman Homer FeathersRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Altoona Mirror

    ... two great-grandchildren: Alayna and Mason; and three brothers: Walt F. and Jack F., both of Queen, and Bob F. of Washington, Pa. Freeman was a 1951 graduate of Claysburg High School. He was employed for 34 years at General Refractories, Claysburg, ...

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  10. Washingtona s Isbell following in moma s footstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | O-R Online

    DeQuay Isbell of Washington won the 400-meter dash in 48.77 seconds during the WPIAL Class AA boys' track and field championships held at Baldwin.

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  11. Cornbelters pound Wild ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | O-R Online

    NORMAL, Ill. – Patrick McKenna came up a double short of hitting for the cycle and drove in six runs as Normal overwhelmed Washington, 12-1, Friday night in a Frontier League game.

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  12. State police cracking down on speeders, drunken drivers during holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | O-R Online

    ... with extra patrols this weekend, said Lt. Douglas Bartoe, patrol section supervisor for Troop B headquartered in Washington. AAA is predicting 37.2 million drivers will take to the roads this holiday weekend, a 4.7 percent increase from 2014 and the ...

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  13. TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | O-R Online

    ... a youth and resigned his role as executive director for FRC Action, the tax-exempt legislative action arm of the Washington-based Family Research Council. “I would do anything to go back to those teen years and take different actions,” ...

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  14. Man carrying a cross across countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WTOV9

    ... to make the path behind him a little brighter as he continues on his journey ahead. Hollands' journey will end in Washington, Pa. on Monday. He plans to arrive in New York City by June 10.

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  15. Another stomach-churning loss for Wild ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | O-R Online

    ... meltdown and an offense that went into shutdown mode after the third inning were the culprits on this night. Washington led 3-1 in the third and the score held until two outs in the top of the ninth. The Wild Things' Steve Messner, who was working ...

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  16. Family files wrongful death lawsuit after jail inmatea s suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | O-R Online

    The family of a Washington County jail inmate who committed suicide in February has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the county, its jail and Warden John Temas.

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  17. Washington man leads police on wild rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | O-R Online

    A Washington man went for a wild ride on his dirt bike Wednesday, dodging cars on Jefferson Avenue and cutting through residents' yards to avoid the officers who were trailing behind him, city police said.

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  18. Peters Township purchasing electronic fingerprinting machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | O-R Online

    ... said an electronic fingerprinting system costs $6,000. Locally, there are electronic fingerprinting devices in Washington and Moon Township. “I would not expect the machine to arrive for approximately six weeks,” Silvestri said. ...

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  19. Police searching for Canton burglary suspectsRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | O-R Online

    ... 201c;heard a lot of rustling” in the woods that stretch back to West Wylie Avenue and also saw footprints. Washington police assisted in the search.

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  20. Putnam appears to have clinched Washington mayora s raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | O-R Online

    Scott Putnam appears to have received the Republican write-in nomination for Washington mayor in addition to defeating current Mayor Brenda Davis in the Democratic primary Tuesday, practically guaranteeing him the job next year.

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