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Duke Drubs Pitt 80-65 At Petersen Events Center

Jabari Parker scored 21 points on Monday night and teammate Andre Dawkins added 20, and Duke (17-4; 6-2 ACC) left the city of Pittsburgh with an 80-65 Atlantic Coast Conference victory over the Pitt Panthers (18-3; 6-2) in a game played at the Petersen Events Center. Amile Jefferson added 14 points for the Blue Devils,…

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Pens Blank Sabres 3-0; Fleury Earns 27th Career Shutout, 29th Win Of The Season

Chris Kunitz, Deryk Engelland and Tanner Glass all scored Monday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins rebounded from a 3-0 loss at Dallas with their own 3-0 shutout — at home against the Buffalo Sabres (14-30-7). Marc-Andre Fleury, who now leads all National Hockey League goaltenders this season with 29 wins, earned his fourth shutout of…

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Former Franklin Mayor Jack Sanford Dies

Former Franklin mayor Jack Sanford died Sunday morning at his home in Franklin.  Sanford was 92. Sanford served as mayor from  1990 through 2002. His other community involvement included stints on Franklin City Council from 1966 through 1977, as well as terms on the Franklin General Authority, the Franklin Area School Board and the Franklin…

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Firefighters Twice Fight Titusville Blaze, Evacuate Apartments For Carbon Monoxide

Firefighters and other first-responders in and around the Titusville area were kept busy overnight Monday night and early Tuesday with a pair of responses to a fire that destroyed a home on South Franklin Street, and a call following the activation of a carbon monoxide detector at an apartment complex on North Washington Street. The…

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Oil City Man Charged In Computer Business Burglary

State Police officials have charged an Oil City man in the late night burglary of a Cranberry Township computer business. Investigators say they have also learned that the suspect, identified as 42 year-old Lawrence Henderson, has been wanted on a warrant from the state of Tennessee. Police say they charged Henderson after the study of…

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Franklin School Board Approves Time Changes For School Day

The Franklin Area School Board has approved the recommendations of school principals to revise the schedules for the district’s class days. The moves, approved by a 5-to-2 vote on Monday night, will mean an earlier start to class times for Franklin Junior-Senior High School, and a later beginning to the school day for the district’s…

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Oil City Secondhand Dealer Gets Probation In Plea Bargain In Unlicensed Sales Case

An Oil City man who once owned a secondhand shop in the city’s East End entered a guilty plea last week to a single charge, and was sentenced to six months probation, in a case involving licensing and improper sales, and in a plea bargain in which numerous other charges were dismissed. 45 year-old Robert Piercy had,…

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Philadelphia Basketball Legend Tom Gola Dies At Age 81

College basketball’s all-time leading rebounder, Tom Gola died Sunday in a Pennsylvania nursing home.  Gola was 81.  He passed away nearly eleven years after sustaining a head injury in a fall against a curb in 2003, and spending several days in a coma. Gola was one of the few basketball stars to ever play for both…

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Two-Point Conversion At :41 Wins Pro Bowl For Team Rice

Carolina Panthers running back Mike Tolbert’s two-point conversion run made the difference Sunday night in a 22-21 victory for Team Rice over Team Sanders in the NFL’s annual Pro Bowl Game in Honolulu. In a change in format this year, the competing players were chosen for the contest by traditional ballot, but were picked for…

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Stallings Wins By One Stroke At The Farmers At Torrey Pines

Scott Stallings two-putted the par-5 18th-hole Sunday to win the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego by one stroke over five other golfers. Stallings’ 4-under-par 68 on Sunday gave the winner a four-day total of 9-under-par 279 and a winner’s check for $1.098 million. K.J. Choi, with a 66 on Sunday, tied…

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