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Drug Overdose Good Samaritan Bill Signed Into Law

Governor Tom Corbett has signed into law Pennsylvania’s drug overdose “Good Samaritan” bill that will also allow wider access to a prescription drug that has been credited with preventing fatalities in heroin and opioid overdoses. The new law will offer immunity from certain crimes for people who help drug overdose victims, including those who are…

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Come-From-Behind Royals Win 12-Inning Wild Card Game; Oakland Eliminated in 9-8 Loss

Completing comebacks from deficits of 2-0, 7-3 and 8-7, the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night defeated the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in 12 innings in the American League Wild Card game, moving on to a League Divisional Series against the Los Angeles Angels and ending Oakland’s season. The NLDS between the Royals and the Angels…

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UPDATE: Two Grove City Men Charged In Death Of Pine Township Resident; Victim Was Strangled Or Smothered

Police officials have announced the arrests of two Grove City men in the death of a Pine Township resident whose body was found in the yard of his mobile home near a Route 58 intersection on Sunday. 60 year-old Michael Johns was pronounced dead on Sunday after his body was found near Route 58 and Irishtown…

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P3 Board Approves Project For Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Stations

The state’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) Board has approved a project that is looking for a partner to develop natural gas fueling stations at public transit agencies across Pennsylvania which would also provide public access to the facilities. According to PennDOT, the private partner would “design, build, finance, operate and maintain CNG filling stations at up to…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 5

NFL Results  -  2014 Week 5   Thursday, September 25 NY Giants 45, Washington 14   Sunday, September 28 Tampa Bay 27, Pittsburgh 24 Baltimore 38, Carolina 10 Houston 23, Buffalo 17 San Francisco 26, Philadelphia 21 Green Bay 38, Chicago 17 Indianapolis 41, Tennessee 17 Detroit 24, NY Jets 17 Miami 38, Oakland 14…

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Pittsburgh Man Sentenced To Prison In Attack On Leeper Man Outside Bar In Clarion County

A Pittsburgh man has been sentenced to 10-to-30 years in state prison for an attack on a Leeper man outside a bar in northern Clarion County last year. 32 year-old Sean Smith was sentenced last week in Clarion County Court on his convictions in August on charges of attempted murder, two counts each of aggravated…

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Franklin Man Charged In The Physical Abuse Of A Child

A Franklin man faces charges in the alleged physical abuse of a child. Franklin City Police say the charges are connected with an incident that reportedly occurred last Thursday afternoon at a residence on the 1000-block of Elk Street in Franklin. Police say 38 year-old Jason Covington was charged Monday with simple assault and endangering…

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Results Released Of Efforts To Trim Civil Court Backlogs

The results of an effort to reduce backlogs in the state’s civil court system have been released. The effort started in the fall of 2012 when county courts with the help of the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts started work to dispose of cases which had already been settled or where both sides no longer…

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Penguins Give Up 3rd-Period Hat Trick To Pominville In 4-1 Preseason Loss At Minnesota

Jason Pominville scored three times in the third period on Monday night, lifting the Minnesota Wild to a 4-1 home victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pominville’s hat trick dropped the Penguins to 2-3 in preseason play with one game remaining. Minnesota’s Zach Parise started the game’s scoring late in the first period, and Pittsburgh’s Steve…

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Gordon Wins Chase Race At Dover; Chase Field Trimmed To 12 Drivers

Jeff Gordon won for the fifth time on the Monster Mile at Dover International Raceway on Sunday, automatically qualifying for the next round of Chase for the Sprint Cup races in an event in which the lowest four points holders among the Chase’s 16 qualifiers were eliminated. Taking the checkered flag at the AAA 400 for his 92nd…

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