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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Beaufort challenged

A Ligonier Township man who wants the Republican nomination for supervisor in the May primary is scheduled for a court hearing over a claim that he cannot run because he did not meet a deadline to file necessary paperwork.
Township residents Ronald G. Matson and Gary Thistlethwaite claim that John Beaufort's petitions “are defective and must be set aside” since he did not “timely file” his statement of financial interests as required by the state Ethics Act, according to a challenge filed in Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court on Monday by attorney Michael Nestico.

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