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Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier Is Steelers’ Number-1 Draft Pick

The Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night made Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier their first-round selection – number-15 overall – in the 2014 NFL Draft. Shazier (6-1; 237 lbs.) recorded over 100 tackles in his final two seasons as a Buckeye.  He was responsible for six sacks last season alone.  Shazier has reportedly run a 4.38 in…

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Canton, Ohio Man Charged In 2012 Rape In Rockland

An Ohio man has finally been charged in connection with a rape reported in Rockland Township in the summer of 2012. 41 year-old Mark Dick, from Canton, was arrested based on the testing of DNA evidence that was collected this past winter, and is charged with raping a woman at a home he was visiting in Rockland in July, 2012. …

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Harrisburg Man Arrested After Report Of Attempted Break-In At Franklin City Hall

Police in Franklin say a central Pennsylvania man was charged early Thursday morning following his arrest in their probe into a reported attempted break-in at Franklin City Hall. City Police responded to the outside of the same building where they are headquartered shortly after midnight, and found a suspect in a nearby alley.  The suspect was identified…

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OC&T Railroad Headquarters To Get Facelift; Plans To Be Unveiled May 22

A news release from PennDOT indicates that the plans for a facelift for the Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad Headquarters in Oil City will be unveiled at a public meeting on Thursday, May 22. The meeting will be held at city council chambers at Oil City Hall, and will be included as part of a regularly scheduled…

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Franklin Woman Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Car, Dragging Owner Along City Street

Franklin City Police have charged a woman who allegedly stole another woman’s car, reportedly dragging the second woman along a city street with the vehicle as she attempted to leave the scene. Police arrested 28 year-old Rachael Shotts, of Franklin, on Tuesday in connection with an April 28 incident they say began at a residence on the…

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Cochranton Man Charged In Early Morning Police Chase

A Cochranton man faces charges following a police chase early Thursday morning. State Police officials say 58 year-old Ronald Groger will be charged with numerous counts after he failed to pull over for them when he made a turn from Route 19 onto Williams Road in Greenwood Township shortly before 2:30 AM. Troopers say Groger sped off,…

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Brooks’ Bill To End State’s Inheritance Tax Goes To Full House

Legislation intended to end other consequences of Pennsylvania’s inheritance tax has moved to the full state House. The measure introduced by State Representative Michele Brooks, serving parts of Crawford, Mercer and Lawrence Counties, would phase out the twelve percent inheritance tax rate paid by sibling heirs of a deceased individual upon the transfer of property to…

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Penguins Win Third Straight, Need One More Victory To Move To Conference Finals

Evgeni Malkin, Brandon Sutter, Jussi Jokinen and  Chris Kunitz all scored goals for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night, and the Pens took a three-games-to-one lead in their best-of-seven NHL Eastern Conference semifinal series with a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden in New York. With one more win, the…

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Cole, Melancon, 13 Hits Lift Pirates To 4-3 Victory Over Giants

Gerrit Cole and Mark Melancon combined on a seven-hitter on Wednesday afternoon, and the Pittsburgh Pirates (14-20) cracked 13 hits in a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants in the rubber game of a three-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Cole (3-2) worked eight innings, allowing three runs on seven hits with seven…

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Political Science Professor Says State Impeachment Proceedings Are Exceptionally Rare

A political science professor tells Radio PA News that impeachment proceedings in the state government are extraordinarily rare. Franklin and Marshall College Professor Dr. G. Terry Madonna made his comments following Tuesday’s dramatic start to a state House committee hearing called to consider the impeachment of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. At the meeting of the…

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