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Daily News Stories for Friday, April 17, 2015:
Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 17-year-old girl believed to be a runaway. Star Raines-Scales left her Sewickley Borough home late on the evening of April 10th, officials said. Her father last spoke to her on the phone on April 12th. Raines-Scales is 4 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 125 pounds. She has contacts in Beaver County and has been entered into NCIC, according to authorities. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Raines-Scales is asked to call the Allegheny County 911 Center at 412-473-3056.
A reactor at FirstEnergy Corp.'s Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport is running at about half-power two days after a pump malfunction forced it to shut down. The Unit 1 reactor restarted last night and synchronized to the grid at about 6 p.m. It is running at 48 percent power while operators work on the out-of-service pump motor. The company expects that work will continue through next week.
Testimony resumed this morning in the trial of Tyrone "Kunta" Savage, who is charged in the May 9th shooting death of Anthony Slappy Jr. of Beaver Falls. A former friend of Savage, the Beaver Falls man charged with homicide, testified the defendant told him he committed the shooting. Zac "Swag" Sweigart testified for the prosecution on Thursday.
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