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Girl On Bike Hit By Vehicle In Oil City

Reports from Oil City indicate that a girl on a bicycle was hit by a vehicle at an intersection on Oil City’s North Side on Wednesday afternoon. The name and age of the girl have not been released.  She was transported following the incident to UPMC Northwest in Cranberry. Those on the scene indicated the…

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St. Louis Furls Jolly Roger; Cards’ 6-1 Volley Sinks Pirates

2011 World Series hero David Freese and Slippery Rock University’s Matt Adams both slammed two-run home runs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday night, leading the Cardinals to a 6-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fifth and decisive game of a National League Division Series, ending the Pirates’ most successful season…

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Health Care Exchange Glitches Continue; Supporters Urge Paitience

Glitches continue to occur more than a week after the sign-up system opened for the new health care exchanges under the federal Affordable Care Act, but supporters are encouraging Pennsylvanians to be patient. Some say the glitches were not unexpected. Ron Pollack, a spokesman for Families USA, pointed out to Radio Pa News reporter Cathy…

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Rimersburg Man Sentenced To County Jail For Aiding In The Removal Of A Corpse

A Rimersburg man has been sentenced to up to two years in the Clarion County Jail for aiding in the removal of the corpse of a woman who died of a heroin overdose in his apartment. C-93 Radio reports that 32 year-old Joel Stark had entered a guilty plea to a charge of conspiracy to…

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Jokinen Wins Hats In Penguins’ Third Straight Victory

Jussi Jokinen recorded his first career hat trick on Tuesday night, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to their third consecutive victory, a 5-2 home win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Pittsburgh has started the season at 3-0 for the first time since 1994, when they opened up with seven straight victories.  They have outscored their three opponents…

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Red Sox, Tigers Win; Boston Advances, Detroit And Oakland To Play Again

American League Division Series play takes a recess on Wednesday prior to a decisive fifth game between the Tigers and the Athletics in Oakland on Thursday night.  The Tigers tied the best-of-five series at two games apiece with an 8-6 home win over Oakland on Tuesday. Thursday’s winner will face Boston in the American League…

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Church Break-In Tally Reaches 13

Three more police reports on break-ins at area churches bring to thirteen the number of such incidents occurring on the final week of September from southern Crawford County to northern Mercer County. The burglaries were spread out in an area ranging from Meadville to Titusville to Pleasantville to Pine Township, just outside of Grove City.…

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Franklin-Area Man Charged In Accident That May Have Caused Newspaper Co. Fire

State Police officials in Forest County say a Franklin-area man is being charged in connection with an automobile accident in which a utility pole was sheared off just moments before a fire destroyed a Tionesta newspaper office. Fire officials have speculated that the Monday morning fire was caused by sparking from downed electric lines.  The…

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Wanted Strattanville Man Allegedly Found With Heroin At Oil City Traffic Stop

A Strattanville man faces a court hearing today (Oct. 9) after he was allegedly found to be possessing heroin following a traffic stop in Oil City last Friday. Oil City Police say they stopped 36 year-old Jamey Fait at Imperial and East 4th Streets in the city last Friday evening, and subsequently found he was…

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Man Sentenced For Sexual Assault On A 12 Year-Old Girl

A Rocky Grove man has been sentenced to up to two years in the Venango County Jail for the sexual assault of a 12 year-old girl. 18 year-old Jesse Whetzel was also ordered to serve three years probation. Whetzel entered a guilty plea to a charge of statutory sexual assault by a person 4-to-8 years older than…

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