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Cranberry Township Man Accused Of Blocking Neighbor’s Driveway

Officials say a Cranberry Township man was charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly blocked a neighbor’s driveway with barrels and other objects. State Police officials say the driveway remained barricaded even after they had ordered 52 year-old Randy Spencer to remove the obstacles. Police gave no motive for the actions in the neighborhood of…

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Spartansburg Man Accused Of Threatening Woman With A Chainsaw At Cherrytree Township Restaurant-Bar

State Police officials say a Spartansburg man has been charged after he allegedly threatened a woman with a chainsaw — outside a Cherrytree Township restaurant-bar complex late Friday night. Troopers say 49 year-old Ricky Brandon is accused of assaulting a 39 year-old woman.  Police believe the incident involved a domestic dispute. There was no word…

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Electralloy Resumes Working After Friday Morning Fire

A fire at the Electralloy facility in Oil City early Friday morning was brought under control fairly quickly, and most work at the company proceeded unhampered through the remainder of the week. Oil City firefighters responded shortly before 5:00 AM Friday after a fire was reported in a grinder unit.  Although the blaze moved up…

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Jay Paterno Pulls Out Of Lieutenant Governor’s Race

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jay Paterno announced Friday he is withdrawing from the race for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor. The announcement came following reports that an opponent was challenging Paterno’s nominating petitions.  Paterno’s announcement cited the potential length of the challenge process, and stated that Paterno did not wish to become a distraction to…

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Pens Win Two, Clinch Playoff Berth, Need One Win For Division Title

The Pittsburgh Penguins finished off a successful weekend with a 4-1 home victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night, and now find themselves within one win of clinching the NHL Metropolitan Division title, which would give them no worse than the #2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Sunday victory followed a 2-1…

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NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament Regional Championship Results – March 29,30

NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament Regional Championship Game results – Saturday, March 29 And Sunday, March 30:   South Regional Florida 62, Dayton 52   West Regional Wisconsin 64, Arizona 63  (OT)   East Regional Connecticut 60, Michigan State 54   Midwest Regional Kentucky 75, Michigan 72

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6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Of 2014 Nets 6th Different Winner

Kurt Busch, who passed Jimmie Johnson with ten laps remaining, sailed on to win the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia on Sunday, becoming the sixth different winner in six races in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup racing season. Busch won at Martinsville for the first time since 2002, beating a racer who was…

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Bowditch Wins First PGA Title Despite A Fourth-Round 76

Despite a wind-blown 4-over-par 76 in Sunday’s final round, Steven Bowditch held on for his first PGA Tour victory, winning the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio — and a spot in next week’s Masters. Bowditch finished the four-day event at 8-under-par 280, besting Will MacKenzie and Daniel Summerhays by one stroke.  He had…

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Steelers Sign Running Back LeGarrette Blount

The Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday signed running back LeGarrette Blount to back up starter Le’Veon Bell. After three years with Tampa Bay, Blount spent 2013 as a backup for the New England Patriots, and rushed for 772 yards and seven touchdowns.  He also returned to a role as kickoff returner, and averaged 29.1 yards per…

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Pirates’ Final Preseason Game Rained Out – Regular Season Starts Monday Afternoon At PNC Park

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ final preseason game, scheduled to be played against the Phillies in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, was rained out. So, the Bucs closed exhibition play with a 15-10-3 record, and will open the regular season Monday afternoon at 1:05 PM against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.  The scheduled starting pitchers…

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