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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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Kennerdell Man Sentenced To State Prison On Burglary, Theft And Drug Charges

A Kennerdell-area man has been sentenced to state prison on charges involving a break-in in Scrubgrass Township, a burglary in Sugarcreek Borough and the operation of a methamphetamine lab that had reportedly been run out of his home. 36 year-old Anthony Healy was sentenced in Venango County Court to up to four years on charges involving a…

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Pirates Manage Only Pedro’s Home Run In 2-1 Loss To St. Louis; Series Tied At 2-2

St. Louis rookie Mike Wacha pitched one-hit baseball for the second consecutive game on Monday afternoon, this time at the expense of the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Cardinals evened their best-of-five National League Division series with the Pirates at two games apiece with a 2-1 victory at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Wacha, who missed a…

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Late FG Lifts Jets Past Atlanta On Monday Night

Nick Folk kicked a 43-yard field goal as time expired on Monday night, and the New York Jets (3-2) posted a 30-28 NFL victory over the Falcons in Atlanta. The Falcons (1-4) lost for the third straight week, and fell four games behind New Orleans in the NFC South.  The Jets trail New England (4-1)…

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NFL Results – 2013 Week 5

NFL Results – Week 5   Cleveland 37, Buffalo 24 Baltimore 26, Miami 23 Cincinnati 13, New England 6 New Orleans 26, Chicago 18 Kansas City 26, Tennessee 17 Green Bay 22, Detroit 9 Indianapolis 34, Seattle 28 Philadelphia 36, NY Giants 21 Denver 51, Dallas 48 St. Louis 34, Jacksonville 20 Arizona 22, Carolina…

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Fire Destroys Apartment Duplex In Downtown Franklin

The residents of two apartments were left homeless, and damages are estimated at $75,000 following a fire which destroyed a two-story duplex in downtown Franklin on Monday afternoon. The building on the 10-hundred block of Liberty Street near Washington Crossing was declared a total loss.  No injuries were reported. Franklin and Rocky Grove firefighters were…

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