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Four Escape Injury When Car Travels Through Stop Sign At I-80 Barkeyville Exit

Four occupants of a car from Michigan escaped injury early Saturday morning when their vehicle traveled through the stop sign at the end of an Interstate 80 off-ramp in Barkeyville and drove over an embankment. State Police accident investigators say 19 year-old Batyr Karayev, from White Lake, Michigan, was headed eastbound on I-80 shortly before…

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Woman Injured When Motorcycle Strucks Her Husband’s Trailer

A Carlisle woman was hospitalized on Sunday morning after her motorcycle struck a trailer attached to a motorcycle her husband was operating. The incident occurred shortly after 10:00 AM Sunday on Route 62, just outside of Tionesta. State Police officials from Marienville say 65 year-old Glenda Leib apparently did not notice that her husband, who…

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Two Hurt In ATV Crash In Clarion County

Two men were injured very early Sunday morning when their all-terrain vehicle crashed and rolled over in Clarion County. State Police officials in Clarion say the dune buggy-type vehicle was being operated on Keefer Road in Porter Township shortly after 2:30 AM Sunday by 22 year-old Kyle Bailey, from Parker.  It traveled off the highway…

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Mercer County Teenager Gets Four Years Probation In Counterfeit Money Case

A Mercer County teenager who was accused of “bleaching out” five-dollar bills and reprinting them as $100 dollar bills has been given four years probation by a Mercer County Judge who at first handed the defendant a one-to-three-year jail term, and then suspended the original sentence. Nicholas Davis, who is now 18, was a student…

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PennDOT Announces Venango County Road Maintenance Schedule For Week Of September 8

PennDOT officials have announced the schedule of road maintenance work for the week of September 8. These jobs are in addition to ongoing work on projects that have continued all summer, and the schedule stands subject to the weather. Added to the schedule for this week are ditch work on East State Road in Cranberry…

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Airline Server For Venango Regional Airport Again Announces Termination Of Service

The airline that provides commuter service through Cleveland for Venango Regional Airport in Franklin has again announced a date for the termination of such flights. Silver Airways says service to Franklin and to an airport in the Bradford area will cease at the end of this month.  As of this weekend, tickets were no longer…

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Steelers Survive 2nd-Half Scare, Beat Browns 30-27 On Last-Second Field Goal

The Pittsburgh Steelers completely squandered their 27-3 halftime lead in their NFL season opener against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday afternoon, but Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham booted a 41-yard field goal as time expired to give Pittsburgh a 30-27 victory. The Steelers have now won 11 of their last 12 home openers, Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger…

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19 Hits, 4 Homers Lift Pirates To 10-4 Victory Over Cubs And A Sweep Of A Three-Game Weekend Series

The Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday belted out 19 hits, including four home runs, bested the Cubs 10-4 at Wrigley Field in Chicago and completed a sweep of their three-game weekend series. With the win, the Pirates (74-68) moved ahead of both Milwaukee and Atlanta (both 74-69) into second place in the chase for the two…

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High School Football Results – Week 2

High School Football Results  -  2014 Week 2   Friday, September 5 Region 5 Conneaut 56, Franklin 10 Oil City 34, Bradford 0 DuBois 56, Meadville 24   Region 6 Cathedral Prep 42, Strong Vincent 6   Region 1 Lakeview 22, West Middlesex 20 Wilmington 49, Mercer 28 Farrell 21, Reynolds 13   Region 2 Iroquois 35, Maplewood 25 Cochranton 53, Union…

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Serena Williams Wins 18th Major, Third Straight U.S. Open

Serena Williams needed only 75 minutes Sunday to defeat Caroline Wozniacki to capture her third consecutive U.S. Open women’s singles title – her 18th major championship overall. The 6-3, 6-3 victory marked Williams’ sixth individual title at Flushing Meadows, matching the tournament record held by Chris Evert.  Evert won four straight U.S. Open titles from…

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