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Pennsylvania Ordered To Reopen Closed State Health Centers

Now that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled the state cannot close any of its sixty public health clinics, and with sixteen of those facilities already having been shut down, the Corbett administration must come up with a plan to reopen, and keep open, the clinics. The administration had planned to close 26 of the…

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Clarion Man Charged With Striking Pedestrian With His S-U-V

A Clarion man has been charged in an early October incident in which he is accused of striking a pedestrian with his S-U-V. Charges have been filed in Clarion County against 25 year-old Jordan Booth. Police say Booth hit a man walking along a rural road in Strattanville on the afternoon of October 7.  Booth…

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Malkin’s Quick Overtime Goal Lifts Pens To 3-2 Victory In Boston

Evgeni Malkin scored the game-winner just 32 seconds into overtime on Monday night, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win over the Bruins in Boston. The deciding score came on Malkin’s second goal of the game and kept the Pens (14-4-2) tied with the New York Islanders for first place in the NHL’s Metropolitan…

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Truck Dumps Coal Along Emlenton-Area Road In Monday Afternoon Incident

A partial load of coal ended up along the woods line just off an Emlenton-area road on Monday afternoon when a truck driven by a Knox man tipped onto its side. Accident investigators say the driver, 54 year-old Larry Black, was not injured. The incident occurred shortly after 2:30 PM on West Home Road in Richland Township. …

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Juvenile Hurt In A-T-V Rollover

Officials are now confirming that a juvenile passenger was injured early Sunday evening when an all-terrain vehicle overturned on a rural road in southern Venango County. KQW News had earlier reported that it was the operator of the A-T-V who had been taken to the hospital. State Police officials say a vehicle driven by 25 year-old Tyler…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 12

NFL Results  –  Week 12   Thursday, November 20 Oakland 24, Kansas City 20   Sunday, November 23 Cincinnati   22, Houston 13 Cleveland 26, Atlanta 24 Philadelphia 43, Tennessee 24 New England 34, Detroit 9 Dallas 31, NY Giants 28 Denver 39, Miami 36 Indianapolis 23, Jacksonville 3 Green Bay 24, Minnesota  21 San Francisco…

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Pitt Opens Maui Invitational With 81-68 Win Over Host Chaminade

The Pitt Panthers rebounded from a Friday loss at Hawaii by beating host Chaminade 81-68 on Monday night in the first round of the Maui Invitational. Pitt’s Derrick Randall set a tournament record with 21 rebounds, while scoring 11 points.  Michael Young recorded 27 points and 15 rebounds.  James Robinson added 17 points, and Josh…

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State Department Of Public Welfare Changes Name

Monday (Nov. 24) was the day that the state’s Department of Public Welfare underwent a name change. The agency now officially becomes the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. The name change was approved by the state legislature with lawmakers saying they would minimize the costs of the change-over by having the agency use old letterhead and…

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Wind Advisory Posted On Milder Monday, Preceding Colder Temperatures Monday Night

The National Weather Service has posted a Wind Advisory for the Oil Region, effective from 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM Monday (November 24). Accompanying temperatures peaking Monday well into the 60’s, wind gusts as high as 48 miles per hour are possible.  In addition to obvious potential problems such as downed tree limbs and power…

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Law Enforcement Searches For Person Responsible For Pleasantville Oil Line Damage

State Police officials say a search is being conducted for whoever is responsible for damaging an oil line on a series of oil wells near Pleasantville. The vandalism caused a large amount of crude oil to spill onto the ground and into a nearby stream. Investigators believe the incident occurred sometime Friday afternoon or early…

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