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NFL Results – 2013 Week 7

NFL Results – Week 7   Thursday, October 17: Seattle 34, Arizona 22   Sunday, October 20: Pittsburgh 19, Baltimore 16 Green Bay 31, Cleveland 13 Cincinnati 27, Detroit 24 Buffalo 23, Miami 21 NY Jets 30, New England 27  (OT) Kansas City 17, Houston 16 Dallas 17, Philadelphia 3 Washington 45, Chicago 41 San…

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State Senate Votes To End Triple-Dipping

Pennsylvania’s Senate voted unanimously Monday to approve a bill to end “triple-dipping,” a practice frequently undertaken by retired state workers. “Triple-dipping” involves retirement by an employee who then returns to work for a brief period of time, just long enough to then start collecting unemployment benefits. Many state workers are allowed to return following retirement…

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State House Votes For Prescription Drug Monitoring Database

The state House of Representatives on Monday voted in favor of a bill to create a statewide database by which the use and abuse of prescription drugs may be monitored in Pennsylvania. The measure passed by a 191-to-7 vote. The bill would require pharmacists to provide information about prescriptions of controlled substances.  Such data would…

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Liriano Named NL Comeback Player-of-the-Year

The Sporting News has named Pittsburgh Pirates star Francisco Liriano their National League Comeback Player-of-the-Year. Liriano posted a 16-8 record, leading the Pirates in victories.  He recorded a 3.02 earned run average,and struck out 163 batters. Sources indicate that two other Pirates players, reliever Mark Melancon and right fielder Marlon Byrd,finished second and third respectively…

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Chicora Man Charged With Rape, Incest; Police Say Abuse Continued For 20 Years

A Butler County man has been charged with 71 counts for allegedly sexually abusing a female relative for nearly 21 years. State Police investigators claim 55 year-old Clifford Raynovich, from Chicora, fathered four children by the victim. Raynovich is charged with counts ranging from rape and statutory rape to aggravated indecent assault and incest.  Police say…

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Oil City Man Recuperates Following Tractor-Trailer Plunge Off West Virginia Bridge

An Oil City man survived his tractor-trailer’s plunge from an Interstate 79 bridge in West Virginia last week. Officials in Bridgeport, West Virginia say Richard Gorman survived a 30-foot plummet from the southbound lanes of I-79 onto a street intersecting beneath the bridge.  The tractor-trailer, hauling steel ingots, landed upside down.  One of the steel bars…

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20 Stranded On Conneaut Lake Park’s Famed Blue Streak

Some twenty people found themselves stranded on Saturday night, some for nearly five hours, on the famous Blue Streak roller coaster at Conneaut Lake Park. All riders were brought down safely and without injury. Park officials say the problem, which occurred around 9:00 PM, was due to a portion of one coaster car’s braking system becoming…

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Steelers Win Second Straight On Suisham’s Last-Second Field Goal

Shaun Suisham’s fourth field goal of the game, a 42-yarder on the last play of the game Sunday, propelled the Pittsburgh Steelers to their second straight victory, a 19-16 home win over the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. With the win and Cleveland’s 31-13 loss to Green Bay, the Steelers (2-4) moved to…

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McMurray Is Talladega Winner; Johnson Takes Over NASCAR Points Lead

Jamie McMurray earned his seventh career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win on Sunday, taking the Camping World RV Sales 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. Jimmie Johnson’s 13th-place finish moves Johnson into the Sprint Cup points standings lead by four points over Matt Kenseth, who finished 20th, with four races remaining in the Chase for…

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Pens Remain Unbeaten At Home; Battle Of 7-1 Teams Set For Monday At Consol

Evgeni Malkin recorded the only goal of a shootout on Saturday afternoon, giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. The Pens (7-1 overall) are 5-0 at home, their best such start since 1994.  Vancouver fell to 5-4-1. Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby recorded his seventh goal of…

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