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Conneaut Lake Park Sheriff’s Sale Put On Hold By Crawford County Judge

The state Attorney General’s office says the scheduled sheriff’s sale of Conneaut Lake Park has been delayed through a court order by a Crawford County judge. A statement issued Tuesday said the sale, scheduled for November 7, was put on hold pending a hearing scheduled for November 24.  The Attorney General’s office filed a petition in…

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State House Passes Amendment To Allow Lawsuits Against Local Governments Concerning Gun Laws; Other Bills Sent To Governor After Harrisburg’s Final Voting Day

The state House of Representatives on Monday, likely the final day of voting in the current legislative session, voted to approve a controversial piece of legislation that includes an amendment that allows groups like the National Rifle Association to sue local governments over local anti-gun ordinances. Radio PA News reports that, after several failed attempts to…

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Clarion, Brookville High Schools Scenes Of Monday Bomb Threats

Officials evacuated Clarion Area High School late Monday afternoon after a threat was found scrawled on a restroom wall. Classes had already been dismissed for the day, but those who had remained for extra-curricular activities were sent home.  A search of the facilities turned up nothing, and classes were expected to resume as scheduled on Tuesday.…

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Ohio Man Found Not Guilty Of 2012 Rockland Rape Charge

An Ohio man has been found not guilty of rape, assault and sexual assault charges in a Venango County case in which he was accused of raping a Rockland woman. The jury’s decision in Venango County Court was handed down in favor of 41 year-old Mark Dick, from  Canton. Dick had been accused of sexually…

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Police Look For Individual Who Fired Nine Shots Into Vacant Building On Walnut Bend Road

State Police officials say they are looking for the individual or individuals who fired shots at least nine times into a vacant building in Cornplanter Township. Investigators say the incident occurred sometime within the last week at a building located on West Walnut Bend Road.  Metal siding on the building was damaged in the shootings.…

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Steelers Explode Late In First Half, Beat Houston 30-23 In Monday Night Football

The Pittsburgh Steelers spotted visiting Houston an early 13-0 lead on Monday night before they exploded for 24 points in the final 3:08 of the first half and charged to a 30-23 victory over the Texans at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Shaun Suisham started the scoring for Pittsburgh with a 44-yard field goal before Ben…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 7

NFL Results  -  2014 Week 7   Monday, October 20 Pittsburgh 30, Houston 23   Thursday, October 16 New England 27, NY Jets 25   Sunday, October 19 Jacksonville 24, Cleveland 6 Indianapolis 27, Cincinnati 0 Baltimore 29, Atlanta 7 Buffalo 17, Minnesota 16 Dallas 31, NY Giants 21 Green Bay 38, Carolina 17 St.…

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PUC Launches “Prepare Now” Campaign

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is calling on residents and business owners to start making preparations now for the cold weather months ahead. The PUC has launched its eleventh annual “Prepare Now” campaign, urging utility customers to use some common sense steps aimed at preventing high heating bills.  The initiative, with information available on the PUC’s…

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MegaMillions Jackpot Annuity To Reach $200 Million

Lottery officials estimate that the annuity value of the jackpot in Tuesday’s MegaMillions Lottery drawing (Oct. 21) will be worth at least $200 million. That’s because no one was able to claim the biggest prize in Friday’s $180 million drawing. The one-time cash value of Tuesday’s jackpot is currently estimated at $122.6 million. In Friday’s…

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House Returns For One Final Voting Session Monday

The state House of Representative returned to session Monday for one more voting day. This should wrap up the 2014 legislative session.  The Senate ended their year late last week. Among the business to be finalized in the House on Monday is a vote on a controversial gun amendment.  It gives groups such as the…

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