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Teen Girl Hurt When Pickup Strikes Tree In Sugarcreek Borough

A teenage girl was injured Tuesday evening when a truck in which she was riding left a road in Sugarcreek Borough and struck a tree. The girl was riding in a pickup driven by another teenage girl.  Police did not release the identities of either occupant of the truck. Accident investigators say the pickup left…

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500,000 Attend 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show

Despite the worst cold snap so far this winter, some 500,000 people attended the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show which was held January 4-11 in Harrisburg. Although the half million figure was impressive in regards to the weather, it marked a decline of about 15 percent from the record attendance of the 2013 Farm Show. The…

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Larry Johnson Leaves Penn State’s Football Staff

Amid reports that he will accept a position at Ohio State, longtime defensive line coach Larry Johnson, Sr. announced Monday that he will not continue as part of the Penn State football coaching staff. The 61 year-old Johnson has been with the Nittany Lions staff since 1996. Johnson told PennLive.com on Monday night that he…

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PennDOT Passes Halfway Mark Of Winter Maintenance Budget

With eight major statewide snow and ice storms already this winter, and an arctic cold snap that gave us the coldest temperatures in twenty years, PennDOT officials have been very busy since before Thanksgiving. We are not yet halfway through winter, and PennDOT has passed the halfway mark of its seasonal budget for handling the…

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Allegheny River Flood Watch Extended Into Thursday Afternoon

The National Weather Service has extended the Flood Watch for the Allegheny River until Thursday afternoon (Jan. 16) at 4:00 PM. The watch area extends from West Hickory southward to the CW Bill Young Dam in the Pittsburgh area. A river Flood Warning issued Friday afternoon was downgraded on Sunday to a Flood Watch, which was originally expected…

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Erie Motorist Injured In Collision With Franklin Man

A Franklin-area man has been identified as one of the drivers in a two-vehicle crash in Erie County which left an Erie man seriously injured. State Police from the Corry station say the collision occurred around 7:00 AM Monday on Route 8 near Union City when an S-U-V driven by 44 year-old Russell Price, from…

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Meadville Man Dies In Crash Near Erie’s Casino

Police in Erie County have identified the man who died in a two-vehicle crash Saturday night near the casino in the Erie area as 76 year-old Albert Metheney, from Meadville. Accident investigators say Metheney was traveling south on Route 97 when he traveled into the opposite lane of traffic and into the path of an…

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Franklin Man Charged In Crash Involving Injury And With Fleeing The Scene

A Franklin-area man will be charged following an early morning accident on Route 965 that resulted in a passenger being seriously injured. Police say Travis Shingledecker fled the scene, leaving the passenger lying under a guard rail. State Police officials say the crash occurred at about 3:00 AM Sunday.  Shingledecker’s car reportedly left the road and flipped numerous…

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Man Survives 150-Foot Fall From Cook Forest Mountain Trail

An unidentified man was hospitalized Saturday afternoon after falling about 150 feet down a mountainside from a steep trail in Cook Forest. The 46 year-old victim landed above the north banks of the Clarion River.  Rescue crews were forced to cut through trees for nearly two hours to reach the man. Reports indicate the man was lowered with…

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NFL Divisional Playoff Results

NFL Divisional Playoff Results  (Conference Semifinals):   AFC Denver 24, San Diego 17 New England 43, Indianapolis 22   NFC San Francisco 23, Carolina 10 Seattle 23, New Orleans 15

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