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Governor-Elect Wolf Names Primary Opponent Katie McGinty Chief-of-Staff

Governor-elect Tom Wolf has named one of his opponents in last spring’s primary elections as his administration’s Chief-of-Staff. The announcement concerning former Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Katie McGinty marks the first major staff decision for Wolf, who was elected Pennsylvania’s new Governor last Tuesday. McGinty has, since the primaries, run Wolf’s political action committee. …

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Ohio Man Charged With Indecent Exposure, Other Counts At Mercer Motel

An Ohio man has been arraigned on numerous charges after he allegedly accosted two women at a motel in Mercer and, according to police, exposed himself to one of them. Police say 45 year-old John Roberts entered a female guest’s room and refused to leave.  A female employee responding to the female guest’s complaints was allegedly…

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Big Powerball Winner Is From St. Louis, But Washington County Player Will Win One Million Dollars

Pennsylvania Lottery officials say the lone ticket eligible for Saturday’s $202.6 million jackpot in the Powerball Lottery was sold in St. Louis, but a ticket purchased in Washington County is worth one million dollars. The Pennsylvania ticket, sold at a grocery store in Finleyville, contained all of the first five numbers drawn Saturday, but did…

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Steelers Give Away 20-13 Game To Jets

Two interceptions and two lost fumbles on Sunday helped lead to a Pittsburgh Steelers defeat at the hands of the New York Jets. Following wins in three straight home games, the Steelers (6-4) went on the road and lost 20-13 to a team that previously had managed just one victory this season.  The Jets’ Michael…

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Heavy Fire Damage Reported At Rocky Grove Home

Damages are estimated at $30,000 in a fire that ripped through a home in Rocky Grove on Sunday afternoon. The fire reportedly started in a wood stove in the basement of a home on Baker Street,  The blaze climbed an interior wall all the way into the attic. No one was home when the fire…

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Cochranton Man Hospitalized In Pittsburgh Following Venango County Crash

A Cochranton man was hospitalized in Pittsburgh following a one-vehicle crash early Saturday evening in Jackson Township in western Venango County. State Police troopers say 60 year-old Lawrence Melvin lost control of his vehicle on a right curve on Donation Hill Road.  His vehicle traveled off the left side of the road, drove through a…

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Beaver Falls Man Airlifted To Pittsburgh Hospital After A-T-V Crash In Clarion County

A Beaver Falls man was being treated in Pittsburgh for major head injuries following a crash of his all-terrain vehicle early Saturday night in northern Clarion County. Police officials say 33 year-old Steven Kohler lost control of an A-T-V at about 7:30 PM Saturday on Maple Drive in Farmington Township.  Kohler was ejected from the…

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Boy Hospitalized In Clarion After Two-Vehicle Weekend Crash

A boy identified by police only as a juvenile was hospitalized Friday night after an early evening two-vehicle collision in Clarion Township. State Police officials say the boy was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 24 year-old Jamie Bosley, from Brookville, and that Bosley’s vehicle was struck near Route 322 and Washington Street in…

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Two Women Treated For Injuries Following Cranberry Township Crash

Two women were treated for injuries following a two-vehicle crash in Cranberry Township late Sunday morning. State Police officials tell KQW the collision occurred when a car driven by Ruth Sottiaux, of Oil City, traveled through a red light and struck a vehicle operated by Nancy Novicki, from Seneca.  The incident took place at about…

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Clintonville Man Hurt When Pickup Hits Tree

A Clintonville man was taken for treatment early Friday afternoon following an incident in which his pickup left a Scrubgrass Township road and struck a tree. State Police officials tell KQW that the truck, driven by 69 year-old C.E. Tanner, had skidded in slush on Route 208.  The pickup traveled off the left side of…

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