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Game Commission Hints At Successful Rifle Deer Season In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Game Commission expects about 750,000 hunters to participate in the first day of the state’s two-week rifle deer season which begins Monday (Dec. 1). The season will run through December 13. The Game Commission says deer populations are being tracked as “stable or increasing” in most of the state, but they add that…

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Holiday Shopping Starts Before Black Friday; Pennsylvania Retailers Hope For More Shopper Dollars This Year

The so-called “Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving, might no longer be considered the unofficial opening day of the Christmas shopping season. For some, the rush actually began a day earlier on Thanksgiving Day. Some retailers opened up as early as 6:00 AM on the holiday, and many others opted to open Thanksgiving evening.  Store…

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PIAA Football Playoff Quarterfinal Schedule

PIAA High School Football Playoff Quarterfinal Schedule:   “A”  (all games Friday, November 28 at 7:00 PM) Sharpsville vs. Kane  (at Slippery Rock University) Clairton vs. Berlin-Brothersvalley  (at Elizabeth Forward High School) Camp Hill vs. Bishop Guilfoyle  (at Chambersburg High School) Pius X vs. South Williamsport  (at Northern Lehigh High School)   “AA”  (Friday, November…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week13

NFL Results  –  Week 13   Thursday, November 27 Detroit 34, Chicago 17 Philadelphia 33, Dallas 10 Seattle 19, San Francisco 3

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Clarion County Commissioners To Rethink Courthouse Renovation Plan

The Clarion County commissioners this week voted to reject the final design for a renovation of the Clarion County Courthouse, which would have include the construction of a new annex. Having hoped to hold costs to about eight million dollars, the commissioners said the design submitted would have rung in at about eleven million dollars. …

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Comeau’s Hat Trick Lifts Penguins To Second Straight Overtime Victory

Blake Comeau recorded his second NHL hat trick in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ traditional Thanksgiving Eve home game on Wednesday, and the Pens won in overtime for the second straight game, beating Toronto 4-3. Evgeni Malkin scored the Pens’ other goal and added two assists, and Sidney Crosby reached 800 career points with a pair of…

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Seven Injured, Two Moderately In Three-Vehicle Crash In Townville

A 12 year-old Cooperstown girl and a 42 year-old Titusville woman received the most serious injuries among seven people who were hurt in a three-vehicle crash near Townsville on Tuesday afternoon. Both were passengers in vehicles involved in the incident. State Police officials say the crash began when a vehicle driven by 38 year-old Michael Crowther,…

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Pitt Beats Kansas State, Wins Consolation At Chaminade’s Maui Invitational

James Robinson, Ryan Luther and Michael Young all reached double figures Wednesday as Pitt defeated Kansas State 70-47 to claim third place in Chaminade’s Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii. Robinson scored 14 points, and Luther and Young added 13 apiece as the Panthers (4-2) shot 55 percent from the floor, rebounding from a weak 37…

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Eleven Arrested, Others Implicated In Area Drug Sales

Reports indicate that as many as nineteen people may be implicated in a five-county northwestern Pennsylvania investigation which began as a probe into sales of the drug known as “bath salts” in this area. Charges against eleven people in Venango, Crawford and Forest Counties were announced Tuesday by the state Attorney General’s office.  Those charges…

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Clarion County Home Destroyed By Fire; Losses Set At $150,000

Damages have been estimated at $150,000 in a fire that destroyed a home in Clarion County. The blaze is under investigation by a State Police fire marshal.  The home has been declared a total loss. Firefighters say the residence on Summerville Drive in Millcreek Township was already fully engulfed in flames when they arrived on…

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