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Friday’s First-Round PIAA High School Basketball Playoff Results – March 7

PIAA First-Round High School Basketball Playoff Results  –  Friday, March 7   Boys “AAA” Farrell 60, Montour 57 Thomas Jefferson 72, Erie East 66 Chartiers Valley, 68, Strong Vincent 54 Uniontown 87, Punxsutawney 54 Central Valley 67, Mars 56 Lancaster Mennonite 70, Somerset 44 Pottsville 58, Lower Moreland 38 Susquehanna Township 65, Imhotep Charter 47…

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Pens – Best In East – Beat Ducks – Best In West – In 3-2 Shootout Game In Anaheim

Sidney Crosby, Chris Kunitz and Brandon Sutter all scored in a six-round shootout in Anaheim on Friday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Ducks in a battle between the top-seeded team in the NHL’s Eastern Conference and the best in the West. The win, only the second in the last…

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Three Hits, HR And 2 RBI’s For McCutchen, In 6-5 Loss By Bucs To Minnesota; “B” Squad Ties Morning Game On Morel HR

Andrew McCutchen homered, doubled and singled and drove in two runs for the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton, Florida on Friday afternoon, but the Bucs dropped a 6-5 decision to the Minnesota Twins. Travis Snider added two hits and two RBI’s for the Pirates, while Russell Martin and Jordy Mercer also recorded two of the Bucs’…

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February Gas Prices In PA. Were 19 Cents Higher Than National Average; Continued Rise In Price Forecast For Spring

The monthly gasoline prices for February have been tabulated, and AAA says the average price for the month in Pennsylvania was 19 cents per gallon higher than the national average. This state saw an average of $3.64 per gallon.  AAA’s Jenny Robinson told Radio PA News the national average was $3.45. Pennsylvania’s average was 14…

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Truck Driver Seriously Injured In I-80 Tractor-Trailer Rollover Near Clintonville

A Clearfield County truck driver was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital Thursday afternoon after his tractor-trailer rolled onto an Interstate 80 guardrail and slid down the highway for about another ninety feet. 57 year-old Richard Bonanno, from Penfield, was being treated for major injuries. State Police officials say Bonanno was traveling east in Clinton Township…

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Venango Chamber To Host Luncheon On Electricity Billing; State House Committee To Hold Hearing On Utility Bill Shock

The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting its members and the public to a “Lunch and Learn” which will look at skyrocketing electricity bills, the results of electric supply shopping and third-party suppliers. The meeting comes in response to the numerous utility customers across the state who are experiencing what some call “sticker shock”…

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Penguins Blow Two Leads In 5-3 Loss At San Jose

The Pittsburgh Penguins held leads of 2-0 and 3-1 at San Jose on Thursday night, but after allowing four third-period goals they found themselves on the wrong end of a 5-3 loss to the Sharks (40-17-7). Winners of just one of their last five games, the Penguins now lead Boston by just one point in the…

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Pirates Rained Out Thurday vs. Toronto; Two Games vs. Minnesota Scheduled For Friday

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ preseason game with the Toronto Blue Jays, scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Bradenton, Florida, was rained out and will not be made up. The Bucs (6-1-1 in Grapefruit League play) were already scheduled to split their squad and play a pair of squads from the Minnesota Twins’ roster on Friday.  Gerrit Cole,…

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Governor Corbett Defends His Record In Office

Governor Tom Corbett is defending his record after an op-ed piece posted on the Wall Street Journal’s website criticized him for having few legislative accomplishments to show for his three-plus years in office. The blog entry criticized Corbett for not achieving critical reforms in education policy, pensions and taxes.  The Governor told Radio PA News…

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Knox Man Faces 193 Counts In Alleged Abuse Of Nine Young Girls

A Knox man was arraigned Wednesday on 193 counts amid accusations that he carried on inappropriate activities with nine young girls in his home. 44 year-old Aaron Cujas is accused of bathing the girls in groups, of pulling down their clothes, and at least once instructing a young girl to inappropriately touch herself.  The alleged…

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