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Daily News Stories for Tuesday, July 7, 2015:
A name change is underway for a couple of the local chapters of the United Way. The United Way of Allegheny County and the United Way of Westmoreland County will now be known as the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The United Way of Beaver County, however, is its own entity and its name will remain the same. The United Way of Beaver county raised 816-thousand dollars in the last year, according to executive director Mike Rubino. Rubino told WBVP-WMBA's Mike Romigh on Teleforum this morning that they are hoping to hit the million-dollar mark in the next year or two.
The Shanango Police Department in Lawrence County is searching for a man accused of stealing from a Giant Eagle. Police responded to a retail theft complaint at the store on Monday. According to police, the man fled the area when he was confronted by store personnel. Anyone with information on the man's identity is asked to contact the Shenango Police Department at (724) 654-2243.
The results of a June audit of the Ambridge Water Authority are expected to be released this week. Initial figures show that between $26,000 and $27,000 is missing from the last 2 and a half years. An Ambridge Water Authority employee accused of stealing the cash has been suspended from her job without pay. The authority has decided not to press charges and is instead giving the employee 60 days to pay back the money.
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