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PennDOT Announces Weekly Maintenance Schedule

PennDOT has let us in on the schedule of their planned road maintenance work for Venango County for the week of September 23. Spokesman Jim Carroll tells KQW the slate of activity includes work on the replacement of the Utica Road Bridge in Canal Township, and shoulder stabilization work on Interstate 80 from the Mercer…

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Burnett, Martin Lead Pirates To 4-2 Win

A.J. Burnett struck out 12 batters over seven innings, and battery mate Russell Martin slammed a two-run home run, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The victory moved the Pirates (89-66) back into sole possession of second place in the National League…

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Pitt Holds Off Duke 58-55 For First ACC (Football) Victory

The Pitt Panthers held off Duke’s Blue Demons in a 58-55 game whose final score sounded more like a basketball result, and earned their first football victory inside the Atlantic Coast Conference on Saturday. Pitt quarterback Tom Savage tied an ACC record with six touchdown throws including two to freshman Tyler Boyd, from Clairton, two to…

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Zwinak, Lynch Run Penn State To 34-0 Shutout Of Kent State

Zack Swinak ran for three touchdowns Saturday afternoon, and Akeel Lynch spearheaded the Nittany Lions’ ground game with 123 rushing yards on 14 carries, leading Penn State (3-1) to a 34-0 home shutout victory over Kent State. Freshman quarterback Christian Hackenberg found a third running back, Bill Belton, with a touchdown pass, and Sam Ficken…

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Bucs Blow 9th-Inning Lead, Lose In 10 To Cincinnati

The Pittsburgh Pirates, one out away from an important home win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night, gave up three runs with two out in the ninth inning, and Joey Votto’s 10th-inning home run gave the Reds a 6-5 victory, tying the teams for second place in the National League Central Division, two games…

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Oilers Hold Off DuBois 48-41; Knights Lose 56-7 At General McLane

The Oil City Oilers made a statement in Region 5 football on Friday night, posting a hectic 48-41 road win over preseason favorite DuBois. Winning for the third time in four outings and rebounding from a 31-21 home loss to General McLane the previous weekend, the Oilers never trailed, although DuBois tied the game three…

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High School Football Finals – Week 4

High School Football Results – Week 4   Friday, September 20 Oil City 48, DuBois 41 General McLane 56, Franklin 7 Warren 33, Meadville 21 Slippery Rock 62, Bradford 12 Wilmington 42, Titusville 0 Hickory 37, Grove City 7 Greenville 21, Sharon 16 Reynolds 52, Saegertown 7 Mercer 19, Lakeview 8 West Middlesex 31, Conneaut 21…

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Hutchinson, Baker Push Bill To Help More Vets Get Free Hunting And Fishing Licenses

Two state Senators, including Senator Scott Hutchinson from Oil City, have introduced legislation in Harrisburg to help more disabled veterans obtain free hunting and fishing licenses. Hutchinson (21st Dist.), who is a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, and 20th District Senator Lisa Baker, the committee chairperson, say they have learned that…

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Slippery Rock Man Dies In Barkeyville-Area Motorcycle Crash

A Slippery Rock man died early Friday morning when he crashed his motorcycle near Barkeyville. State Police troopers say 23 year-old Scott Baughman died when his motorcycle left Route 8 on a curve in Irwin Township shortly after midnight. Police say Baughman had apparently been traveling at a high rate of speed. Other details are…

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State Bill Would Halt The Issue Of Fracking Permits

A bill introduced in the state Senate this week would put a halt, for now, on issuing permits for “fracking,” or the hydraulic fracturing method of drilling for natural gas. Senator Jim Ferlo, from the 38th District, introduced the bill on Wednesday to establish a moratorium on the permits.  Ferlo told Radio PA News his…

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