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Backup QB Scores In 2nd OT As Duke Drops Pitt 51-48

James Conner ran for a career-high 263 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday afternoon, but Pitt dropped a 51-48 home decision to Duke when Blue Devils backup quarterback Thomas Sirk scored on a five-yard keeper in the game’s second overtime. Pitt (4-5; 2-3 ACC) had been forced to settle for a field goal in the…

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High School Football Results – 2014 Week 10

High School Football Results  –  Week 10   Friday, October 31   District 10, Region 5 Conneaut 45, Oil City 13 Meadville 44, Franklin 27   District 10, Region 6 McDowell 36, Central Tech 14 Cathedral Prep 44, Erie East 0 General McLane 35, Strong Vincent 14  (shortened by power failure in 4th Q)   Non-Region Titusville 54, Maplewood 8 Greenville…

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Oilers, Knights Both Drop Season Finales At Home

The Oil City Oilers and the Franklin Knights both dropped their season finales on their home fields on Friday night. The Oilers were beaten 45-13 by Region 5 champion Conneaut.  Falling in their final three games, the Oilers, who started the season at 3-0, closed at 5-5. Backup quarterback Jack Russell entered the game with…

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National Fuel Lowers Gas Supply Charges; Average Monthly Bill To Drop By Nearly Nine Percent

National Fuel Gas says their quarterly adjustment to their gas supply charges should lower the average residential customer’s monthly bill by nearly nine percent. The change became effective on Saturday (Nov. 1). The company says the adjustment will lower the monthly bill of a “typical residential customer” by $6.89. National Fuel spokesperson Sandra James says…

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Daylight Savings Time Ends This Weekend; Set Clocks Back One Hour

We are reminded that Daylight Savings Time ends this Sunday morning (Nov. 2) at 2:00 AM. So, on Saturday night we will all be setting our clocks back one hour.  The result will be the return of more morning daylight and earlier sunset times, beginning at around 5:30 PM. Daylight Savings Time will return on…

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Child Pedestrian Fatalities Peak On Halloween; Experts Stress Caution

The organization Safe Kids Worldwide says, on average, twice as many children are killed while walking on Halloween night than on any other night of the year. But, they add that surveys show only about one-third of the nation’s parents discuss pedestrian safety with their young trick-or-treaters. Drivers are urged to use extra care when…

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Oil Region Trick-Or-Treat Hours

Friday’s Trick-or-Treat Hours For Selected Communities in and Around the Oil Region:   Friday, October 31  –  (6:00 – 8:00 PM) Oil City Cornplanter Township Franklin Sandycreek Township Cranberry Sugarcreek Borough Emlenton Richland Township Knox Salem Township Oakland Township President Township Tionesta Irwin Township Pinegrove Township Shippenville Farmington Township Paint Township

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Clarion County Man Wanted In Disappearance Of More Than $7,000 From Elderly Woman

An Elk Township man is wanted in a Clarion County case in which more than $7,000 has been taken from the bank accounts of an elderly woman who reportedly suffers from senility. Authorities say 33 year-old Joshua Wedekind failed to show up at a hearing on Thursday morning.  Wedekind was charged on October 2 with theft by…

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Penguins Blank Kings 3-0, Take Over First Place

Chris Kunitz scored a pair of goals and assisted on a third on Thursday night, and the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. With the victory, the Penguins (6-2-1) assumed first place in the NHL’s Metropolitan Division, surpassing the New York Islanders who lost 5-0 in Colorado. Pittsburgh goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury…

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Virginia Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Former Knox Resident

A Virginia man has been charged in his hometown in the shooting death of a former Knox resident. Police officials in Strasburg, Virginia are also accusing 34 year-old Lucas Ward with holding a Knox woman against her will. Investigators say they arrested Ward in a Strasburg hotel in the death of 42 year-old Corry O’Neill, who…

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