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Franklin Man Faces Mercer County Charges After Alleged Assault With His Truck

A Franklin man has been charged in Mercer County after he allegedly hit another man’s truck with his own and injured another person while leaving the scene of the incident. State Police at the Mercer station in Jackson Center say 23 year-old Jonathan Wakefield was charged following the Sunday evening incident with simple assault, reckless…

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Experts: Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Medical officials are reminding us about the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning from heating equipment and other sources. A working carbon monoxide detector can give you an early warning that could save your life. The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians reminds us that experts say using a kerosene heater for supplemental…

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Gun, Chainsaw, Bottle Used In Fryburg Bar Fight

Police in Clarion County entered the Christmas holiday still trying to determine what charges should be filed against which individuals in connection with a bar fight in the Fryburg area last weekend. Police reports indicate that 37 year-old Shawn Jay, of New Bethlehem, is accused of punching a 25 year-old Shippenville man in the face…

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Bill Would Allow Pennsylvania School Employees To Carry Firearms

A state Senator is considering legislation that would allow trained school staff members to carry firearms. Senator Don White told Radio PA News that teachers within his district in the Indiana County area have approached him, suggesting they be given access to firearms in the schools so they can protect and defend students and themselves. …

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LIHEAP Crisis Grants To Be Ready January 2

Emergency home heating assistance will be available statewide, starting next week. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) crisis grants will be given out, beginning January 2, to provide emergency home heating support to those struggling to heat their homes this winter. Department of Public Welfare spokesperson Kate Gillis tells Radio PA News grant qualifications…

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Property Tax/Rent Rebate Application Deadline Is December 31

The deadline to apply for property tax and rent rebates from the state falls next week. Rebates of up to $975 are available to qualifying homeowners and renters through the Pennsylvania Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program.  The application deadline is Tuesday, December 31. Those who qualify may include income-eligible Pennsylvania residents 65 and older, widows…

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Venus Woman Swerves To Avoid Buggy, Hits Tree And Trailer

A Venus woman was injured Monday morning when she swerved to avoid an Amish buggy and struck a tree and a camping trailer in someone’s yard. State Police say the incident occurred shortly after 8:00 AM on Route 157 in Washington Township, Clarion County.  The driver was identified as 70 year-old Anna Gilara. Injuries were…

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Two Hurt As Car Hits Pole On Route 227

Two people were hurt when their car left a northern Venango County road and hit a utility pole. The incident occurred on Route 227, not far from Oleopolis Road. The driver was identified as 50 year-old Louis Marsh, from Oil City, whose injuries were described as minor.  More seriously injured was a passenger identified as 39…

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5-0 Shutout In Ottawa Ends Penguins’ Winning Streak At Seven

Craig Anderson stopped 27 shots, recording his 24th NHL shutout and his second this season, and the Ottawa Senators blanked the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-0 on Monday night in Ottawa, stopping the Pens’ season-high winning streak at seven. Zack Smith, Bobby Ryan, Erik Karlsson, Kyle Turris and Cory Conacher all scored for Ottawa (15-7-7) in the…

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NFL Results – 2013 Week 16

NFL Results – Week 16   Sunday, December 22 Pittsburgh 38, Green Bay 31 New England 41, Baltimore 7 NY Jets 24, Cleveland 13 Cincinnati 42, Minnesota 14 Buffalo 19, Miami 0 San Diego 26, Oakland 13 Philadelphia 54, Chicago 11 Denver 37, Houston 13 Indianapolis 23, Kansas City 7 Arizona 17, Seattle 10 Tennessee…

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