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Two Dead In 18-Vehicle Chain Reaction Collision In Clarion County

Officials in Clarion County say two people are dead and several others were injured following an eighteen-vehicle chain-reaction crash on the westbound lanes of Interstate 80. An early report had indicated there were three fatalities.  As it turned out, the third traffic death occurred around the same time in a separate incident on Route 208 in Salem Township. The I-80…

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Bruins Post OT Decision In Pittsburgh With Controversial Game-Winning Goal

A deflected shot by Boston’s Patrice Bergeron that was ruled the game-winning goal was upheld by a controversial video replay decision, and the Bruins won a 3-2 contest over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Replays showed that the puck was deflected into the net off either the glove of…

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Emlenton Man Dies In Route 208 Crash; Heart Attack Suspected

An Emlenton man died Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on Route 208 in northern Clarion County. Accident investigators have not yet released the identity of the deceased driver, who reportedly was 73 years old, but it is now apparent that the man died of a heart attack either before or during the crash. State…

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Pitt Evens ACC Record At 1-1 With OT Win At Boston College

Michael Young and Josh Newkirk both scored 15 points Tuesday night as the Pitt Panthers held off Boston College in a 61-60 overtime contest at Chestnut Hill. Sheldon Jeter added 11 points, and Pitt (11-4 overall) evened their ACC record at 1-1. Olivier Hanlan scored a game high 18 points for Boston College (7-6; 0-2).…

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Penn State Drops To 0-3 In Big East Play

Following their 12-1 start to the college basketball season, the Penn State Nittany Lions have lost their first three games in Big Ten Conference play. The Nittany Lions (12-4; 0-3 Big East) dropped their conference home opener 73-64 to Michigan on Tuesday night.  Caris LeVert led Michigan (9-6;2-1) with 18 points, and Zak Irvin added…

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz And Biggio Named To Baseball Hall-Of-Fame

For the first time since 1955, four players have been elected in the same year to the Baseball Hall-of-Fame. The new “class,” which will be inducted this summer in Cooperstown, New York, includes pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz and second baseman Craig Biggio. Johnson was named on 97.3 percent of the ballots…

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Lake Effect Snow Warning And Wind Chill Advisory Are Both Posted

The National Weather Service has posted a Lake Effect Snow Warning to extend until 4:00 AM Thursday morning (Jan. 8) and a Wind Chill Advisory, effective until 1:00 PM Thursday afternoon. A Lake Effect Snow Warning means lake effect snows will make travel hazardous.  Such storms may align themselves in bands and drop several inches…

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Pennsylvania’s New Legislature, Federal Lawmakers Sworn In On Tuesday

A new legislative session began in Pennsylvania on Tuesday with the swearing-in of the members of the State Senate and House of Representatives. The session will find solid Republican majorities in both chambers who will be dealing with a new Democratic Governor.  Governor-Elect Tom Wolf will take office on January 20. Former House Republican Majority…

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Nearly 9,000 Lose Power Tuesday In Warren County

Most Warren County residents who spent several hours without electricity on Tuesday had their power restored by about 10:30 PM Tuesday night. The outage, reportedly caused by the downing of a high-voltage line in the Warren area affected nearly 9,000 homes and businesses from Warren to Pittsfield.  The problem cropped up late Tuesday afternoon. There…

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Conneaut Lake Park Trustees Granted Additional Time To Prepare Financial Report

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has granted the trustees of Conneaut Lake Park additional time to prepare for the filing of details regarding the park’s financial status. The trustees, who filed early last month for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, appeared before Judge Jeffrey Deller on Tuesday and were given until January 30 to coordinate their…

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