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Grove City-Area Man Burned Over 80 Percent Of His Body

A man who barely escaped a burning home between Grove City and Barkeyville over the weekend is listed in critical condition at a hospital in Pittsburgh. Officials in Mercer County say 60 year-old John Kunick suffered burns over eighty percent of his body. The fire broke out at about 7:30 AM Saturday in a mobile…

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Three From Shippenville Arrested In Clarion County Drug Investigation

Three Shippenville residents were arrested last week in a Clarion County investigation into the sales of crack cocaine.  Investigators have revealed that they also have evidence that may include information regarding the sales of heroin and prescription drugs, as well. Charged with fourteen counts including three counts of the manufacture, delivery or possession with the…

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Franklin Woman Charged In Oil City Juvenile Drinking Investigation

Oil City Police say a Franklin woman has been charged after an incident in which she was alleged to have supplied two juveniles with alcohol. Police say one of the juveniles passed out and required treatment at an area hospital. According to reports, 28 year-old Amanda Pugliese has been arraigned on two counts apiece of endangering…

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Oil City Man Charged For Allegedly Trespassing On Elementary School Property

Police in Oil City say an Oil City man  has been charged with trespassing for failing to leave a school playground after he was informed by school district administrators that he was no longer allowed on the property. Oil City Police say 22 year-old Kyle Dolan was charged after an incident last Tuesday.  They did…

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Burgler Damages Surveillance Equipment In Hydetown Break-In

A burglar who broke into the offices of a Hydetown sand-and-gravel business over the weekend apparently knew something about surveillance video equipment. Investigators say the company’s surveillance DVR was damaged and the hard drive from the system was stolen during the break-in which occurred Friday night or early Saturday morning. While inside, the burglar or…

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Burglar Robs Pleasantville Pizza Shop Of 100 Candy Bars

State Police officials in Venango County are looking for the burglar or burglars who broke into a pizza shop in Pleasantville over the weekend. Investigators say a shop on South Main Street was entered sometime between 9:30 PM Friday and 8:00 AM Saturday.  Removed were about one hundred candy bars and numerous cookies. As of…

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Emlenton Teen Hurt In Friday Morning Crash

An Emlenton-area teenager was injured Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash near Knox. State Police officials say a vehicle driven by 17 year-old Sarah Hunsberger left Route 338, hit an embankment and came to rest on its side. Hunsberger was treated at Clarion Hospital for what troopers deemed were “moderate” injuries.  No other vehicles were…

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PSAC Teams Split NCAA Division II Championships; Cal Women Earn Second National Title

Indiana University of Pennsylvania settled for second place in the country over the weekend, losing the NCAA Division II men’s college basketball championship game 77-62 to Florida Southern in the national title game in Evansville, Indiana. IUP finished the season at 31-7.  Florida Southern, winning their 25th consecutive game, closed at 36-1. Kevin Capers made…

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Penguins Win Shootout, Tie Islanders For Second Place

David Perron and Sidney Crosby both tallied shootout goals Sunday night in the Pittsburgh’s Penguins’ 3-2 home victory over the San Jose Sharks. The win pushed the Penguins (42-23-11) back into a tie with the New York Islanders for second place in the NHL’s Metropolitan Division, six points behind the first-place New York Rangers.   The…

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NCAA Mens’ College Basketball Regional Finals Results – March 28,29

NCAA Men’s College Basketball Finals – Results of March 28 And 29:   Midwest Regional  (at Cleveland) Kentucky 68, Notre Dame 66   West Regional  (at Los Angeles) Wisconsin 85, Arizona 78   East Regional  (at Syracuse) Michigan State 76, Louisville 70  (OT)   South Regional  (at Houston) Duke 66, Gonzaga 52

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