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Pennsylvania Asked To Participate In Active Ebola Monitoring Program For Travelers To West Africa

Pennsylvania is one of six states being asked by the Centers For Disease Control to actively monitor travelers who have been to parts of West Africa as part of a stepped-up response to the spread of Ebola. People who have been to Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea and are at risk of developing Ebola will…

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Water Line Break Repaired On Oil City’s North Side

Many residents of Oil City’s North Side neighborhoods were without water service on Wednesday after a water main break occurred near the intersection of Plummer and Mylan Streets. The incident occurred around 2:00 PM Wednesday. Traffic was rerouted off Plummer Street between Bissell and Washington Streets until the problem was corrected and a section of…

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Titusville Man Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography

A Titusville man was arraigned Wednesday on nine counts connected with the possession of child pornography and a tenth charge of the criminal use of a communications facility. Officials say a preliminary hearing for 20 year-old Daniel Titus is scheduled for November 5. Charges were brought against Titus by the office of the state’s Attorney…

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Parking Meter Changes Approved By Titusville City Council

Titusville City Council has given their approval to the doubling of parking meter rates in the city. But, the move is also accompanied by a decision to “bag” many of the meters not located inside a specific area of downtown Titusville. As for the meters that will continue in use in Titusville, rates will be…

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MegaMillions Lottery Jackpot To Climb To $224 Million By Friday’s Drawing; Powerball At $125 Million

Lottery officials estimate that the annuity value of the jackpot for the MegaMillions Lottery will grow to $224 million by the game’s next drawing on Friday night. No one matched the numbers needed to claim the jackpot from Tuesday’s $200 million drawing. The one-time cash value of Friday’s jackpot is currently estimated at $137.2 million.…

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New Military Commissary Opens Near Pittsburgh

A new commissary has opened to serve about 170,000 active, reserve and retired members of the military and their families living within a 100-mile radius of Pittsburgh. The $15 million supermarket facility is located near the Moon Township exchange, a department store post that had opened in August.  The new store ensures that military families in…

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Bumgarner, Giants Post 7-1 Win Over Royals In World Series Game One

Madison Bumgarner threw seven innings of three-hit baseball and Hunter Pence slammed a first-inning home run as the San Francisco Giants recorded a 7-1 victory over the Royals in the first game of the 2014 World Series played Tuesday night in Kansas City. Pence and 2012 World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval both contributed two hits…

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Jackson Center Man Now Faces Attempted Murder Charge For Allegedly Shooting A Friend Last Summer

A Jackson Center man who faced a charge of attempted homicide in the shooting of a friend last summer was arraigned instead in Mercer County Court this week on a revised charge of attempted first-degree murder. 22 year-old Matthew Sines was also arraigned on charges of both aggravated and simple assault, three counts of reckless endangerment…

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Clarion Police Investigate School Bomb Threat Suspect; Brookville Authorities Make Arrests In Multiple Threats

While Clarion Borough Police report they are investigating an individual’s alleged connection to a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of Clarion Area High School on Monday afternoon, and while they say that the threatening note found on the wall of a school restroom is nearly identical to “others in the area,” police officials in…

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Oil City Man Arrested For Allegedly Attempting To Break Into A Cranberry Church Building

State Police officials say their troopers arrested an Oil City man who they believe was in the process of breaking into a building at a Cranberry Township church. Police say they arrested 18 year-old Collin Hansley on the grounds of the Victory Heights Church off Route 322 Tuesday afternoon after they received two different calls…

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