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Grove City Teen To Face Charges; Allegedly Claimed To Be Drug Dealer On Social Media

A Grove City teenager is facing juvenile charges after he allegedly tried to convince a younger boy through social media that he is a drug dealer. Grove City Police say the 15 year-old suspect contacted an 11 year-old through social media with a message that he could provide the younger boy with drugs.  The older…

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Sun Glare Becomes A Hazard To Drivers In The Fall

Highway traffic safety officials are reminding drivers that we are moving into the season when the “sun is lower in the sky,” and sun glare becomes a problem for motorists. Compounding the problem each year is the fact that the days get shorter, and the glare of the sun now affects drivers during the late…

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Police Arrest Driver Who Allegedly Damaged Numerous Yards Before Fleeing Disabled Vehicle

Local police officials over the weekend were considering what charges to file against a man who they say was driving under the influence, caused damage to several yards and then abandoned his vehicle when it broke down on him. The incidents occurred early last Wednesday evening.  Police authorities have not released the identity of the…

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Harrisville Man Involved In Saturday Morning Rollover On Georgetown Road; Injuries Termed Minor

Accident investigators say a Harrisville man escaped serious injury Saturday morning when his car left the road and rolled over. The incident occurred shortly after 11:00 AM Saturday on Georgetown Road in Irwin Township in southern Venango County. State Police officials say 43 year-old Joseph Blair was operating a car that traveled off the road…

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Steelers Blow Late Lead vs. Tampa Bay, Lose on TD With 7 Seconds Left

With the game seemingly well in hand, the Pittsburgh Steelers gave up a 5-yard touchdown pass with seven seconds remaining in a 27-24 loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday afternoon in a game played at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. The winning score, on a pass from Mike Glennon to Vincent Jackson, was set up by…

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Pirates Lose Last Two; Will Host Giants In Wild Card Game Wednesday Night

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ bullpen surrendered nine runs in five innings in games played in Cincinnati on Saturday and Sunday.  The Pirates lost both contests and finished two games behind National League Central Division champion St. Louis (90-72). The Pirates’ 88-74 record, with six wins fewer than in 2013, still gives Pittsburgh the home site for the…

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Europe Maintains Ryder Cup With Weekend Win In Scotland

The European golfers posted a six-and-a-half to five-and-a-half win in Sunday’s singles matches to maintain possession of the Ryder Cup with an overall 16-and-a-half to 11-and-a-half win over the United States at the Gleneagles Resort in Scotland. European singles winners included Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Martin Kaymer,  Sergio Garcia and Jamie Donaldson while Sunday’s winners from…

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Northwestern Hands Penn State First Loss, 29-6 At Beaver Stadium

Northwestern shocked Penn State at Beaver Stadium on Saturday, holding the Nittany Lions to just two Sam Ficken field goals in a 29-6 romp in the Wildcats’ Big Ten Conference opener. Penn State (4-1 overall; 1-1 in the Big Ten) lost for the first time this season. Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian, who was questionable for…

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Akron Upsets Pitt 21-10 At Heinz Field

The Akron Zips, now led by former Auburn coach Terry Bowden, shocked Pitt Saturday afternoon with a 21-10 victory at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. The Panthers (3-2 after a 3-0 start) managed the first score of the game shortly after the midpoint of the second quarter on an 8-yard pass from Chad Voytik to Manasseh…

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High School Football Results And Schedule – 2014 Week 5

High School Football Schedule  -  2014 Week 5   Thursday, September 27   Clarion 46, Keystone 0 Redbank Valley 36, Rimersburg Union 28   Friday, September 26   Franklin 34, Mercer 31 Meadville 36, Strong Vincent 6 General McLane 56, Conneaut 28 Central Tech 64, Bradford 28 DuBois 69, Punxsutawney 26 Cathedral Prep 16, Aquinas Institute (NY) 12 Clarion-Limestone…

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