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9-1-1 Outage In Butler County Corrected

Officials in Butler County say a problem with 9-1-1 emergency telephone service was corrected on Monday night.   There was no immediate word as to the cause of the problem. The outage was reported around 3:30 PM Monday afternoon, and apparently affected only landline phones.  Cell phone users reported no problems.

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 9

NFL Results  –  Week 9   Thursday, October 30 New Orleans 28, Carolina 10   Sunday, November 2 Pittsburgh 43, Baltimore 23 Cincinnati 33, Jacksonville 23 Cleveland 22, Tampa Bay 17 Philadelphia 31, Houston 21 Arizona 28, Dallas 17 Kansas City 24, NY Jets 10 Miami 37, San Diego 0 Minnesota 29, Washington 26 St.…

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Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Campaign Continues Strong Despite Disparity In Poll

With just one day remaining in the Pennsylvania Governor’s race, the political ad war remains hot. Republican Governor Tom Corbett is asking for a second term in office, while Democratic challenger Tom Wolf says he is the change the state needs. The gubernatorial campaign has largely focused on funding for education and the debate over…

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Shippenville-Area Man Located, Arrested In Disappearance Of More Than $7,000 From Accounts Of Woman With Dementia

An Elk Township man, who was wanted in connection of more than $7,000 from the bank accounts of an elderly woman with dementia, was arrested and jailed on Saturday. 33 year-old Joshua Wedekind was arraigned on charges of theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception, and was lodged in the Clarion County Jail.  His…

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Six More TD’s For Roethlisberger As Steelers Sack Ravens 43-23

Ben Roethlisberger became the first NFL quarterback to throw for six touchdowns in back-to-back games as he led the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens in Sunday night action at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. In pacing the Steelers (6-3) to their third straight victory – all at home, Roethlisberger completed 25-of-37…

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MegaMillions Jackpot Still Climbing; Estimated To Reach $321 Million

No one captured the jackpot prize in Friday night’s drawing of the MegaMillions Lottery, so game officials are estimating that the annuity value of the big prize will reach at least $321 million by the next drawing scheduled for Tuesday night. The one-time cash value of the jackpot is currently estimated at $194.1 million. While…

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Jimmie Johnson Wins At Texas

Jimmie Johnson surged ahead during a second overtime finish on Sunday when teammate Jeff Gordon spun out following contact with Brad Keselowski, and Johnson went on to victory at NASCAR’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Johnson’s 70th career victory, his fourth at Texas, came in the eighth race of the ten…

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Fleury Posts 31st Shutout As Pens Blank Sabres 5-0

Marc-Andre Fleury posted his third shutout in four games and the 31st of his career on Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins blanked the Buffalo Sabres 5-0 in NHL action at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Following a 3-o win over Los Angeles on Thursday, Fleury (7-2) set a personal best by whitewashing opponents in…

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Oil City Man Treated For Injuries Following Rollover On Route 322 East Of Cranberry

An Oil City man was treated for injuries in Clarion following a rollover accident late last week on Route 322 in Rockland Township east of Cranberry. State Police officials say 26 year-old Justin Swyers had just negotiated a series of curves when he came upon a vehicle ahead of his car.  Troopers say Swyers hit…

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Teen Driver Gets Minor Injuries In Horsecreek Road Rollover

A teenage driver from Cranberry Township sustained minor injuries Friday afternoon when the pickup he was driving overturned along a road in Seneca. The 16 year-old male driver was reportedly treated at UPMC Northwest in Cranberry. Police officials say the boy’s truck left Horsecreek Road on a curve shortly before 4:00 PM Friday and rolled…

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