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Neighbor Of Cherrytree Burglary Victim Arrested

Investigators say the victim of a weekend burglary in Cherrytree Township discovered his stolen possessions when he visited a neighbor to ask if he had been a witness to the crime, and spotted his stolen items in the neighbor’s house. Police say the neighbor, 20 year-old Logan Page, was arrested on a parole detainer, and was…

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Bradford Man Wanted In Erie Arrested In Oil City

Police in Oil City reported Monday that on Friday they arrested a Bradford man who was wanted for absconding parole in Erie. 22 year-old Brandon Nelson was placed in the Venango County Jail in Franklin to await extradition back to Erie. Officials in Erie say Nelson had fled a facility they described as a halfway…

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NFL Results – 2013 Week 12

NFL Results – Week 12   Thursday, November 21 New Orleans 17, Atlanta 13   Sunday, November 24: Pittsburgh 27, Cleveland 11 Baltimore 19, NY Jets 13 New England 34, Denver 31  (OT) Minnesota 26, Green Bay 26  (OT TIE) Dallas 24, NY Giants 21 San Diego 41, Kansas City 38 Tennessee 23, Oakland 19…

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Governor Signs Transportation Funding Legislation

Governor Tom Corbett Monday signed into law the measure his office called the “most comprehensive piece of state transportation legislation in decades.” The plan is aimed as a way to invest more than $2.3 billion by its fifth year into Pennsylvania’s roads, bridges and mass transit systems. The legislation is expected to lead to incremental…

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Steelers Beat Browns Again, And Move Into Six-Way Wild Card Tie

Ben Roethlisberger improved to 16-1 against the Cleveland Browns, and his Pittsburgh Steelers climbed to 25-5 against Cleveland since 1999 in a 27-11 win for the Steelers against the Browns on Sunday in Cleveland. With the victory, the Steelers (5-6) have won 5-of-7 games following an 0-4 start to the season, and have moved into a…

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Pens Split Weekend Games

The Pittsburgh Penguins outshot their opponents 31-29 on Saturday night, but dropped a 3-2 decision in Montreal. The loss followed a 4-3 home win over the New York Islanders on Friday.  With the weekend split, the Pens (15-9) lead Washington by four points in the NHL’s Metropolitan Division. Max Pacioretty scored twice for the Canadiens…

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20 Inches Of Snow Measured; Next Winter Storm Watch Begins Tuesday Morning

As much as 20 inches of snow covered parts of the Oil Region over the weekend in what, for many, was this winter’s first major blast. And, the National Weather Service warns us to expect more snow on Tuesday and Wednesday. A 20.1-inch snowfall total was measured Sunday in a rural area of Seneca in…

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Pitt Now Bowl-Eligible After One-Point Win At Syracuse

A blocked extra point by Outland Trophy semifinalist Aaron Donald made the difference on Saturday afternoon in Pitt’s 17-16 victory at Syracuse. Donald also recorded 3.5 tackles for losses, helping Pitt (6-5) become “bowl-eligible.”  The Atlantic Coast Conference has been promised at least eight, and possibly ten, bowl game invitations.  Pitt and North Carolina both became eligible…

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Penn State Loses In OT To Nebraska, Needs Win Over Wisconsin For Winning Season

Sam Ficken missed an extra point kick and an overtime field goal attempt, and Penn State allowed a 99-yard kickoff return by Nebraska’s Kenny Bell as the Nittany Lions dropped a 23-30 overtime decision to the visiting Cornhuskers (8-3) on Saturday. The loss means Penn State (6-5) must win at Wisconsin (9-2) on Saturday to…

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S-U-V Driver Dies When Vehicle Hits Snow Plow And Catches Fire

State Police accident investigators have not yet released the identity of a driver who died when an S-U-V struck the rear of a snow plow and caught fire. The incident occurred shortly after 7:00 PM Sunday on the southbound lanes on Interstate 79, about two miles south of the Route 62 exit. The victim was…

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