Butler County

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Annual Festival In Butler Co. Pays Tribute To The Invention Of The Jeep

An empty shell of crumbling brick is all that remains of the Bantam car company, the Butler plant which played a huge role in winning World War II.

06/11/2015

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Former Hotel Employee Accused Of Molestation In Court After Allegedly Contacting Victims

A Cranberry hotel desk clerk was in court Thursday after allegedly contacting two boys she’s accused of molesting.

06/11/2015

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Get Marty: Mother Reaches Out To Get Her Obese, Severely Disabled Son Help

He’s nearly 700 pounds. He has an IQ of 70. His name is Anthony, and his mother is desperate to get him help.

06/09/2015

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Butler Co. Camp Helping Young Burn Victims Feel Accepted

The annual “Burn Camp” in Fombell, Butler County, is a welcome change for kids who feel isolated by their injuries.

06/09/2015

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Butler Co. Man Dies In Ohio Skydiving Accident

Officials are investigating the death of a Butler County man who died in a skydiving accident in northeast Ohio.

06/08/2015

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Slippery Rock Man Accused Of Beating 12-Week-Old Son

State Police have arrested a Butler County father who is accused in the severe beating of his infant son who is recovering from multiple injuries.

06/06/2015

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Consolidation Proposal In Butler Area School District Causing Controversy

Incoming board members in the Butler Area School District are saying not so fast to a plan to consolidate elementary schools.

06/03/2015

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Local Towns Make List Of Best In Pennsylvania

Several Western Pennsylvania towns have made it onto the list of “Best Towns in Pennsylvania.”

05/29/2015

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Rick Santorum Announces Second White House Run During Campaign Visit To Cabot

He exceeded the political world’s expectations by scoring a second-place finish in the race for the Republican presidential nomination four years ago. Yet as he readies a second White House run, Rick Santorum may struggle even to qualify for the debate stage in 2016.

05/27/2015

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Husband Of Hit & Run Victim Makes Plea For Driver To Come Forward

A man whose wife was struck by a hit-and-run driver over the weekend in Butler County says he wants the driver to “do the right thing.”

05/26/2015

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PyroFest Returns To Butler County

What appears to be trash – tubes and metal poles strewn on a hillside at Cooper’s Lake Campground in Butler County – will produce brilliant fireworks shows Friday and Saturday night.

05/22/2015

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Several Vehicles Destroyed In Butler Co. Garage Fire

Several vehicles were destroyed when a garage caught fire in Butler County Monday morning.

05/18/2015

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Residents Upset With Butler District’s Decision To Close Schools

The Butler Area School Board is hoping to save the district $3.5 million by closing some schools and consolidating others.

05/07/2015

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Campaign Signs Sprouting Up In Butler Co.

Though campaign signs are few and far between here in Pittsburgh, you can’t miss them if you drive through Butler County.

05/06/2015

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Bantam Jeep Festival Organizers Hope To Reclaim Parade Record

BUTLER (KDKA) — Nearly four years have passed since Jeeps from all over the country made their way down Main Street in Butler. They set a Guinness World Record: 1,106 jeeps in a single parade. […]

04/28/2015

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