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Photo I-D’s Still Not Necessary For Tuesday’s Elections

Since a court has not yet settled the debate over Pennsylvania’s new law requiring voters to show photo identification, state officials are reminding us that photo I-D’s will still not be required for balloting in Tuesday’s primary elections. A court case on the status of the new law is scheduled for July. Those without identification…

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Police Investigate Vandalism At Oil City High School Track

Oil City Police are trying to discover who caused damage at the track at the Oil City High School athletic complex a few days ago. Police say someone vandalized the school’s pole vaulting equipment.  It appears the incident occurred sometime between Thursday, May 9 and this past Monday, May 13. A monetary damage estimate was…

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Clarion Official Says University’s Gun Policy is Unchanged

With six universities in the State System of Higher Education having recently changed their policies to allow students to carry firearms on campus, a Clarion University official says his school’s policy remains unchanged. Clarion media relations director David Love told C-93 Radio that the university’s weapons policy has remained unchanged since 2001. Clarion’s weapons policy…

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Restaurant Mogul Johnny Garneau Dies In Florida At Age 90

John Garneau, the man who turned a small restaurant in Clarion into franchises in three states, died Tuesday in Florida at the age of 90. Born in Connecticut, Garneau ended up in Clarion when he was assigned to train Army cadets during World War II.  After the war, he began a small restaurant in Clarion…

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Driver Charged With Ramming Resident’s Carport Accused Of Huffing Inhalant

A Polk-area man who was charged after he allegedly repeatedly rammed a carport with his van in a private driveway has been accused of driving while “huffing” an inhalant identified as an industrial-strength aerosol duster. State Police at the Mercer station in Jackson Center say 52 year-old Ralph Leard was reportedly “huffing” while he was…

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Woolen Mills Bridge In Cooperstown To Be Replaced

Work begins this week to replace the deteriorated Woolen Mills Bridge in Cooperstown Borough. The existing 73-foot steel truss bridge takes Factory Street in Cooperstown over Lake Creek.  PennDOT says the span was built in 1899, is “structurally deficient and functionally obsolete,” and is posted with a six-ton weight limit. The new bridge will be…

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Vokoun, Malkin, Kunitz Star In Pens’ 4-1 Victory In Series Opener

Tomas Vokoun, now 3-0 in postseason play this year, stopped of 36 shots, and Evgeni Malkin and Chris Kunitz both recorded a goal and an assists as the Pittsburgh Penguins opened a best-of-seven series with a 4-1 home win over the Ottawa Senators in the NHL’s Eastern Conference semifinals. Paul Martin and Pascal Dupuis also tallied…

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McCutchen Homers In 12th As Bucs Best Brewers 4-3

Andrew McCutchen’s walkoff home run, leading off the bottom of the 12th inning, lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. McCutchen’s 5th homer of the season was hit off Milwaukee’s Mike Fiers (0-2; 8.68 ERA), and made a winner of Pirates reliever…

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PA. Native Chuck Muncie, Former NFL Running Back, Dies At Age 60

Chuck Muncie, a Uniontown native who starred in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints and the San Diego Chargers, died Tuesday of a heart attack at his home near Los Angeles. Muncie was 60. After attempting a basketball career at Arizona Western, Muncie set six school rushing records at the University of…

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Seneca Man Faces New Charges In Reno Break-Ins – 2nd Man Now Charged

A Seneca man who was charged with breaking into a Reno company’s property early May 5 now faces charges connected with other burglaries at the same site and a break-in at a neighboring location,  And now, a second man has been charged with aiding in the crimes on one of the occasions. 25 year-old Justin Graham…

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