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Steel Silhouettes Constructed To Show Drivers Size, Dangers Of Pennsylvania Elk

PennDOT officials are hoping that the sight of a pair of life-size elk silhouettes will impress on drivers the size of the majestic animals, and the dangers associated with their presence on area roadways. The steel silhouettes were erected near Ridgway in aptly-named Elk County. PennDOT says people often neglect to slow down around elk, possibly…

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High School Football Finals – 2013 Week 9

High School Football Results – Week 9 – Friday, October 25, 2013   Slippery Rock 27, Oil City 14 Warren 41, Franklin 27 DuBois 56, Meadville 35 Cathedral Prep 70, Erie East 8 General McLane 21, Central Tech 14 McDowell 42, Strong Vincent 0 Lakeview 19, West Middlesex 2 Mercer 26, Farrell 14 Conneaut 60,…

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Lawmakers Want “In God We Trust” In All Pennsylvania Schools

A state House committee has approved a bill that would require public school districts in Pennsylvanian to post the motto, “In God We Trust,” in every school building. The House Education Committee forwarded the measure to the full House with a 14-to-9 vote. The bill was sponsored by Republican Representative Rick Saccone, from Allegheny County,…

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Saturday Earmarked For Giveback Of Expired Prescription Drugs

National Take Back Day, earmarked for the proper disposal of expired and unused prescription drugs, is scheduled for this Saturday (Oct. 26), but there is a plan to make every day a take back day in Pennsylvania. Governor Tom Corbett’s Healthy Pennsylvania plan will soon utilize some 250 collection boxes across the state for any-day…

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Police: Woman Spends $1,940 Online With Auto Garage’s Debit Card

A woman is in trouble with the law after she was accused of spending nearly $2,000 online ($1,940.17) by using a bank debit card authorized to an Oil City-area auto body shop. State Police officials who are investigating did not list the age or hometown of the suspect, but identified her as Toya Smith.  It…

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Cards Tie World Series At 1-1 With 4-2 Win In Boston

The St, Louis Cardinals scored three times in the top of the seventh inning Thursday night, and went on to defeat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 at Fenway Park in Boston, evening up the 2013 World Series at one game apiece. Game three will be played Saturday night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The…

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7 Inches Of Snow In Guys Mills?

While most of us living south of the Snow Belt saw only a dusting from the season’s first snowfall, some Crawford and Erie County residents are already digging out from more than a half-foot of the white stuff. Areas near Guys Mills in Crawford County saw seven inches of accumulation — and that was their…

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Experts: Flu Season Has Started Slowly

The partial federal government shutdown earlier this month kept U.S. health officials from monitoring flu activity as closely as they would normally have done. But, according to HealthDay News, there wasn’t that much to monitor. Doctor Joe Bresee, from the Centers For Disease Control, says most of the early flu reports have come from South Carolina,…

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Parents Are Reminded Of Their Roles Regarding Teen Safe Driving

As Teen Driver Safety Week wraps up here in Pennsylvania, state and travel officials continue to remind parents that they play key roles in their teenagers’ safe driving habits. Automobile accidents make up the number-one cause of death for teenagers in this state.  From 2008 through last year, more than 103,000 car crashes in Pennsylvania…

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Napoli, Ortiz Slug Sox To 8-1 Win In World Series Opener; Cards Make 3 Errors

Mike Napoli and David Ortiz both drove home three runs for the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, and the St. Louis Cardinals made three errors in the Bosox’ 8-1 win in the first game of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park in Boston. Napoli delivered a three-run, bases-loaded double in the first inning. …

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