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Erie County Man Hurt In Forest County Crash

An Erie County man was hurt early Tuesday when he fell asleep at the wheel and his vehicle left a Forest County road and slammed into three trees. Accident investigators say 20 year-old Tristan Seaman, from Albion, had to be extricated through a rear window.  A passenger, identified as 32 year-old Theodore Unger, from Erie,…

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Two Jackpot Tickets Sold In Tuesday’s $400 Million MegaMillions Lottery

Game officials say the holders of two tickets will split the approximately $400 million jackpot from Tuesday night’s MegaMillions Lottery drawing. One ticket was sold in Florida and the other was purchased in Maryland. Although the exact amount of the jackpot was not immediately available, and it is not known yet in what form the…

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Karvel Anderson Explodes For 38 Points In Robert Morris’s 89-78 NIT Win Over St. John’s

Karvel Anderson scored an amazing 38 points Tuesday night, leading Robert Morris (22-13) to an 89-78 road victory over St. John’s in the opening round of the NIT men’s college basketball tournament at Carnesecca Arena in Jamaica, New York. Anderson made 12 of his 20 shots from the floor, including 9-of-15 from three-point range, plus…

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Parker Man Fined For Ignoring Signs Prohibiting Access To Pittsburgh Eagles Nest

The attention directed toward the city of Pittsburgh and its desire to protect a pair of eagles and the three eggs in their nest has prompted the erection of signs prohibiting anyone from going to within one hundred feet of the nest. And now, a Parker man has been fined for ignoring or missing those…

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Scammers Pose As Gas Company Reps And Demand Immediate Payment

National Fuel Gas officials are warning their customers of callers who claim to be utility company representatives, threatening service shutoff, and demanding immediate payment. The company advises you not respond to such a call, and to contact the utility immediately to verify the status of your account. National Fuel also says its representatives who visit…

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Fire Destroys Popular Restaurant In Sligo

Crews from six fire departments were unable to save a popular restaurant in Sligo, destroyed by fire Monday night. A State Police fire marshal is investigating the cause of the blaze at the Korner Restaurant on Colerain Street.  The fire was called in about 8:30 PM Monday.  One source said it is believed the blaze…

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Meadville Man Charged In West Mead Apartment Complex Fire

A Meadville-area man was arraigned Monday on charges in connection with the March 11 fire that destroyed a West Mead Township apartment complex and left the residents of eight apartments homeless. West Mead Police Department officials say a resident of the complex, 20 year-old Brandon Irwin, a former volunteer firefighter, confessed to starting the fire.  The…

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State Police Probe Sandycreek Township Burglary

State Police officials in Venango County say they are investigating an incident in Sandycreek Township in which someone broke into a residential safe and stole a large sum of money, and removed other items from the home, as well. The incident occurred at a residence on Pone Lane sometime between Friday and Sunday March 14…

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Pirates And Yankees Rained Out On Monday

The scheduled preseason baseball game in Bradenton, Florida between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the New York Yankees, scheduled for Monday afternoon, was rained out. The Pirates’ Stolmy Pimentel was scheduled to face the Yankees’ Hirkoi Kuroda. With Tuesday having been slated as an off-day, the Pirates (10-7-2) will not play again until they visit the…

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Pitt To Face Colorado In Orlando (and on ESPN Radio 1120) On Thursday Afternoon

Following their loss to Virginia on Saturday in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, Pitt (25-9) has been selected as the number-9 seed in the South Region of the upcoming NCAA college basketball tournament, and the Panthers will meet #8 Colorado (23-11) in Orlando at 1:40 PM on Thursday afternoon. Radio pregame airtime…

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