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Megna Gets First NHL Points As Pens End 3-Game Losing Streak

The Pittsburgh Penguins (8-4) ended a three-game losing streak on Monday night with a 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh. Rookie Jason Megna scored his first NHL goal and added an assist.  Tanner Glass and Chris Kunitz also recorded Pittsburgh goals.  Brooks Orpik assisted on all three Penguins scores, and Sidney Crosby tallied two…

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NFL Results – 2013 NFL Week 8

NFL Results – Week 8   Thursday, October 24: Carolina 31, Tampa Bay 13   Sunday, October 27: Oakland 21, Pittsburgh 18 Kansas City 23, Cleveland 17 Cincinnati 49, NY Jets 9 New Orleans 35, Buffalo 17 Denver 45, Washington 21 New England 27, Miami 17 Detroit 31, Dallas 30 NY Giants 15, Philadelphia 7…

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Titusville Woman Accused Of Defamation And Harassment Through Facebook

A Titusville woman has been charged after she allegedly used someone else’s identity to create a phony Facebook account in the other person’s name, and utilized the site to defame the victim and harass her own mother. 28 year-old Jessica Kelly is charged with  identity theft, stalking and harassment by communication.  Investigators did not elaborate…

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Wendell August Forge To Observe 90th Anniversary At New Mercer County Location

Officials at Wendell August Forge, whose original facility in Grove City was destroyed by fire three years ago, will mark the firm’s 90th anniversary on Tuesday (Oct. 29) with a grand opening at their new complex between Grove City and Leesburg. Governor Tom Corbett is among the dignitaries reported to be scheduled to attend. The company…

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Two Hurt On Conneaut Lake’s Blue Streak – One Week After 20 Were Stranded

Two women riding Conneaut Lake Park’s famed Blue Streak roller coaster Saturday night were injured on the ride. Specific information was not immediately available on the incident, which occurred exactly one week after twenty people were stranded on the ride, some for nearly five hours, due to a mechanical malfunction. One of the injured parties…

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Pryor Leads Raiders To 21-18 Victory Over Pittsburgh

Jeannette’s Terrelle Pryor scored on a team-record 93-yard touchdown run on the first play of the game Sunday, and the Raiders (3-4) held on for a 21-18 home victory over the struggling Pittsburgh Steelers (2-5). Darren McFadden scored on a pair of touchdown runs as the Raiders opened up a 21-3 lead.  Both of the…

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Former Fertigs Man Dies In Crawford County Crash

Police officials have identified the victim of a fatal Crawford County automobile crash as a 23 year-old Cambridge Springs-area man. Daniel Beary grew up in Fertigs, though, and attended Cranberry schools until his junior year in high school. State Police from the Meadville station say Beary was the driver of a vehicle that left a…

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Former Franklin Woman Dies In Mercer County Crash

Officials investigating a fatal crash in West Middlesex say the victim in the collision was a former Franklin woman, who had most recently lived in the Stoneboro area. 38 year-old Mairi Smith was pronounced dead following the crash on Main Street in West Middlesex shortly after 5:30 AM Thursday morning. Troopers say Smith apparently had…

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Butler Man Dies In Forest County Crash

A Butler man died Friday when his pickup left Route 62 in Tionesta, slammed into two trees and rolled onto its roof – pinned against the trees. State Police from the Marienville station say 57 year-old John Zang was trapped inside the cab of his truck, and was pronounced dead at the scene. The fatal…

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Gomes’ Homer Evens World Series At 2-2

Last-minute replacement Jonny Gomes slammed a three-run home run off relief pitcher Seth Maness in the sixth inning, boosting the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 win against the Cardinals in St. Louis on Sunday night, and tying the World Series at two games apiece. Boston closer Koji Uehara picked pinch-runner Kolten Wong off first…

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