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High School Football Schedule – 2014 Week 6

High School Football Schedule  -  2014 Week 6   Friday, October 3   District 10, Region 5 Oil City at DuBois Bradford at Meadville Meadville at Conneaut   Region 6 Central Tech at Cathedral Prep General McLane at McDowell   Region 3 Corry at Titusville Sharon at Grove City Slippery Rock at Warren Greenville at…

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Latest FHS Hall-Of-Fame Class To Be Inducted Thursday Night

The newest five members of the Franklin High School Hall-of-Fame will be inducted on Thursday night (Oct. 2) during an Applefest lead-in event to be held at the Quality Inn and Conference Center in Franklin. The inductees will include Jim Hedglin, Sr., a longtime youth activities and sports volunteer who has completed a lengthy career…

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Pirates-Giants Wild Card Playoff Game Set For Wednesday At 8:07 PM At PNC Park In Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants (both 88-74) will play a one-game playoff to determine the fourth of the National League Division Series participants in the NL Wild Card Game on Wednesday at 8:07 PM at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Both teams finished as second-place contenders in their respective divisions, and qualified for…

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McIlroy Voted PGA Tour Player-Of-The-Year

Rory McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour Player-of-the-Year for the second time in three years. Chesson Hadley was voted tour Rookie-of-the-Year. McIlroy reached the status of the world’s top-ranked golfer late this summer when he won the British Open, the World Golf Championship’s Bridgestone Open and the PGA Championship in consecutive outings.  He won three…

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Charges In Clarion Shooting Threat Withdrawn After Alleged Victim Fails To Appear At Hearing

Charges against a Clarion man were dropped Tuesday after a man he allegedly threatened failed to appear on time for a hearing in Clarion County Central Court. The charges against 28 year-old Bryan Tavel had included two counts each of simple assault, making terroristic threats and reckless endangerment. Tavel had been accused of firing a shotgun toward a…

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Police Investigating Vandalism To FedEx Vehicles In Sandycreek Township Over Six-Month Period

State Police in Venango County are investigating a series of incidents in which someone has been tampering with vehicles that are contracted to the FedEx company and which were stored inside a facility in Sandycreek Township. Company officials say the incidents can be traced back to mid-March. Investigators say the damaged vehicles have been parked…

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One Hurt In Crash Between Pickup And Valley Grove School Bus; No Students Were Involved In Tuesday Incident

Officials say no students were on a Valley Grove school bus that was involved in a crash with a pickup on Tuesday afternoon in Sugarcreek Borough. Borough Police say one person was injured.  They say that person was the driver of the truck. According to police reports, a truck operated by Angel Masterson, from Franklin,…

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August Unemployment Numbers Climbed – Except In Clarion County

Statistics released this week by the state’s Department of Labor and Industry reveal that unemployment numbers for this part of western Pennsylvania climbed in August – except in Clarion County. These numbers can be compared to the state’s unemployment rate for August which stood at 5.8 percent. In Venango County, where about 1,500 people were on the…

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Drug Overdose Good Samaritan Bill Signed Into Law

Governor Tom Corbett has signed into law Pennsylvania’s drug overdose “Good Samaritan” bill that will also allow wider access to a prescription drug that has been credited with preventing fatalities in heroin and opioid overdoses. The new law will offer immunity from certain crimes for people who help drug overdose victims, including those who are…

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Come-From-Behind Royals Win 12-Inning Wild Card Game; Oakland Eliminated in 9-8 Loss

Completing comebacks from deficits of 2-0, 7-3 and 8-7, the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night defeated the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in 12 innings in the American League Wild Card game, moving on to a League Divisional Series against the Los Angeles Angels and ending Oakland’s season. The NLDS between the Royals and the Angels…

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