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Friday’s MLB Baseball Playoff Results

Major League Baseball Divisional Playoff Results  -  Friday, October 3:   American League Division Series  (best-of-5) Baltimore 7, Detroit 6  (Orioles lead 2-games-to-0) Kansas City 4, Los Angeles Angels 1  (11 inns.)  (Royals lead 2-games-to-0)   National League Division Series  (best-of-5) San Francisco 3, Washington 2  (Giants lead 1-game-to-0) St. Louis 10, Los Angeles Dodgers…

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State Attorney General Asks Court To Stop Sheriff’s Sale Of Conneaut Lake Park

The state’s Attorney General has filed objections to the proposed sheriff’s sale of Conneaut Lake Park. The office of Attorney General Kathleen Kane claims that the park should be tax exempt since it is overseen by a charitable trust. A sheriff’s sale has been scheduled for November 7 for the 122 year-old park which reportedly…

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DEP Secretary Resigns Amid Allegations Over Porn Sharing In State Government

The secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection resigned Thursday amid allegations that several top Pennsylvania government officials were involved in the sharing of pornographic e-mails in 2009. The resignation announcement of DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo was immediately followed by a similar announcement by attorney Glenn Parno, a top lawyer in Abruzzo’s agency. Both…

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Archery Deer Season Begins Saturday

Pennsylvania’s archery deer season begins Saturday (Oct.4) and will run through November 15.  The Pennsylvania Game Commission reminds hunters that a late archery season is also scheduled to run from December 26 until January 10. Hunters may use a long, recurve or compound bow or a crossbow.  The bows must have a draw weight of…

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Kansas City, Baltimore Win ALDS Series Openers

Mike Moustakas slammed a solo home run in the top of the 11th inning on Thursday night, lifting the Kansas City Royals to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the first game of a best-of-five American League Division Series. Game two will be played Friday night in Anaheim. Alcides Escobar gave the…

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Packers Pillage Vikings 42-10 In Green Bay On Thursday Night

Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and Julius Peppers ran back an interception for a 49-yard score as the Green Bay Packers routed the Minnesota Vikings 42-10 in a Thursday night NFL game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Eddie Lacy added two touchdowns as he rushed for 105 yards on only 13 carries. Green…

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Applefest Underway In Franklin

Franklin’s annual Applefest event begins at 5:00 AM Friday (Oct. 3) with the popular Apple Pancake Breakfast, but the site of the meal has been changed this year. Serving will continue until approximately noon at St. Patrick School at 10th and Buffalo Streets. The first day of the arts-and-crafts show and of continuous entertainment in…

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Charlie Chaplin Anniversary Continues With Film Fest At Venango College

The 100th anniversary of comic actor Charlie Chaplin’s connection to Oil City will continue this weekend (Oct. 4 & 5) with a two-day Film Fest at Venango College of Clarion University. Movies will be screened on Saturday from 10:00 AM into the early evening and on Sunday from noon through the evening hours. A half-dozen…

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Allegheny College Professor, Charged In Child Pornography Investigation, Resigns

An Allegheny College professor has resigned following the filing of charges against him this week in a federal child pornography investigation. 57 year-old literature professor Kirk Nesset was charged Wednesday by the FBI with two counts of the possession of child pornography based on images involving children that they say were found on Nesset’s computer…

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Bucs Blanked By Bumgarner, Bounced From Baseball’s Postseason

Madison Bumgarner blanked the Pittsburgh Pirates on four hits in a complete-game shutout on Wednesday night as the San Francisco Giants eliminated the Bucs from postseason play by winning the one-game National League Wild Card contest 8-0 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Offensively, the big blow for the Giants was a grand slam home run…

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