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Butler County

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  • Farmers, restaurants work together to tailor locally sourced foods to needs

    Some things happen in their own time. It's true for the birth of a baby, the death of an auto transmission and the ripening of a yummy pepper. Eat'n Park, a Pennsylvania restaurant chain with more than 75 locations, this year planned its menu based on...
  • Tesla looking to open supercharger station in Whitehall

    Tesla looking to open supercharger station in Whitehall
    You're cruising down Route 22 in your electric car — the one that costs about as much as a small house — and … oh no, you're almost out of power. Takes the tang right out of your Grey Poupon. You could pull off into a Whitehall Township...
  • Medical marijuana hearing was historic for Pennsylvania Legislature

    Medical marijuana hearing was historic for Pennsylvania Legislature
    The one person who should have been in Hearing Room 8E-A/B of the Pennsylvania Capitol, at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, was not there. Moments before the start of a hearing held by the state Senate Law & Justice Committee, 10-year-old Hannah Pallas of Butler...
  • Metcalfe seeks AG Kane's impeachment

     
    State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe wants Attorney General Kathleen Kane impeached. Metcalfe on Monday sent a memo to his fellow lawmakers seeking cosponsors for a resolution containing the articles of impeachment against Kane. Her alleged crime in the eyes of the....
  • Local professionals sanctioned by licensing boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you...
  • Watch which fresh-caught fish you eat

     
    Pennsylvania's streams and lakes teem with tasty species of fish, but because of the legacy of pollution over the decades, the state recommends limits on consumption of fish from some waterways. No one needs more mercury or Polychlorinated Biphenyls...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Sen. Orie Convicted On Corruption Charges.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. State Sen. Jane Orie's conviction yesterday on corruption charges will trigger a special election for her suburban Pittsburgh seat, the Post-Gazette reports this morning. Orie's, R-Allegheny, predecessor in the seat,...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Smart ALECs in Salt Lake City.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. As a wise man once said, there's a feeling you get when you look to the west. Whether that's the lingering hangover of Manifest Destiny or just one too many bustles in the hedgerows, we......
  • Groups set to protest Voter ID bill

    Groups set to protest Voter ID bill
    In about six weeks, Pennsylvania voters will hit the polls for the state's primary. One group is trying to make sure that getting into the polls to vote looks the same as it always has in the past. A group called Protect our Vote will be protesting House...
  • Change could be on the way for voters in PA

    Change could be on the way for voters in PA
    Primary election day is tomorrow and voters will be heading out to the polls to determine several county commissioner and district justice races. But the way people vote in Pennsylvania could be changing in the near future. As it stands right now, when...
  • Republicans and Taxpayers Rally Against Proposed Tax Increases

    Republicans and Taxpayers Rally Against Proposed Tax Increases
    The state budget deadline is now just 3 weeks away and lawmakers are still split down party lines. Republican lawmakers and taxpayers held a rally at the capitol Tuesday. They were speaking out against proposed tax increases for the 2009-2010 budget....
  • Mystery of Traveling Ashes Solved

    Mystery of Traveling Ashes Solved
    It appears to be mystery solved in the case of a West Sacramento couple's urns and ashes. They mysteriously showed up at a vacant house in Pennsylvania a few months ago. Authorities worked to find a next of kin with no success. It's an after death...