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Corbett Visits Franklin During Applefest

One of the thousands of visitors to Franklin’s Applefest over the weekend turned out to be Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett. The Governor used the festival as one of his campaign stops in his bid for re-election to the state’s highest office as he attempts to avoid becoming the first incumbent Pennsylvania governor in four decades…

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Koyack Catches Game-Winning Touchdown, Keeping Notre Dame Undefeated

Oil City’s Ben Koyack caught a 23-yard touchdown pass with 1:01 remaining in the game on Saturday, lifting still-unbeaten Notre Dame to a 17-14 win over Stanford in South Bend, Indiana. The Fighting Irish improved to 5-0 with the win. Koyack was also on the receiving end of a 5-yard reception.  Notre Dame quarterback Everett…

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Steelers Escape Jacksonville With A 17-9 Win; Only One Offensive TD Scored In Sunday’s Game

In a game in which only one offensive touchdown was scored, the Pittsburgh Steelers regained a winning record (3-2) with a 17-9 win over the Jaguars on Sunday afternoon in Jacksonville. Ben Roethlisberger threw a one-yard touchdown pass to Michael Palmer, and Shaun Susiham kicked a 24-yard field goal, and the Steelers led 10-9 after…

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Sunday’s MLB Playoff Results

Sunday’s Major League Baseball Playoff Results  (Oct. 5):   American League Division Series  (best-of-5) Baltimore 2, Detroit 1  (ORIOLES WIN SERIES 3-0) Kansas City 8, Los Angeles Angels 3  (ROYALS WIN SERIES 3-0)   The best-of-7 American League Championship Series between the Orioles and the Royals will begin Friday in Baltimore.

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Logano Wins At Kansas, Earns Spot In Next Round Of Chase For The Sprint Cup

Joey Logano took the checkered flag Sunday at the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway to grab the lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings and earn a berth in the next round of the Chase For the Sprint Cup, which will begin on October 26 in Martinsville, Virginia. Between now and Martinsville – the…

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Saturday’s MLB Playoff Results

Saturday’s Major League Baseball Playoff Results  (Oct. 4):   National League Division Series  (best-of-five) San Francisco 2,  Washington 1  (18 inns.)  (Giants lead 2-games-to-0) Los Angeles Dodgers 3, St. Louis 2  (series tied 1-1)

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Pitt Loses 24-19 At Virginia, Drops To 3-3; Bye Week Is Next

Kevin Parks rushed for 169 yards, including a 48-yard touchdown on Saturday night, leading Virginia (4-2; 2-0 ACC) to a 24-19 home victory over Pitt. Cavaliers quarterback Matt Johns threw a touchdown pass to Khalek Shepherd, and Max Valles returned an interception for a score. Virginia built a 24-3 halftime lead and then held on…

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School Officials Confirm Brookville Bomb Threat; Police Release No Details

Brookville School District officials have confirmed that a bomb threat was phoned into the offices of Brookville High School early Friday afternoon. The call prompted the evacuation of students, the postponement and cancellations of all remaining extra-curricular activities for Friday and an extensive search by police and security officials.  That search continued into early Friday…

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Fire Destroys Structure Near Venus; Blaze Rekindles Sunday Morning

A fire that destroyed a building near Venus around midnight Saturday rekindled later Sunday morning, once again drawing responses from firefighters. In all, ten different fire companies were involved in responding to the scene of the two fires or assisting in other capacities. The blaze broke out at a building on Pine City Road near the…

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Oil City Woman Injured In Friday Afternoon Rollover In Oakland Township

An Oil City woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident resulting in a rollover late Friday afternoon on Route 8 in Oakland Township. State Police accident investigators say a vehicle operated by 21 year-old Hannah Harris went out of control on wet pavement on a left curve, twice struck a guardrail and then traveled off…

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