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Sex Pictures Messaged To 11 Year-Old Girl

An investigation is underway to determine who messaged pictures of a sexual nature to an 11 year-old Leeper girl. Police say the pictures were received on a Facebook site shortly before 1:30 AM on Thanksgiving morning. The identity of the sender of the inappropriate material could not be immediately determined. Other information concerning the incident  has…

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Cambridge Springs Man Charged In Burglary In Northern Venango County

A Cambridge Springs man has been charged in a Monday night burglary in Plum Township in northern Venango County. State Police investigators identified the suspect as Jeremy Correa. Police say Correa drove a box truck onto a property on Wallaceville Road at about 8:30 PM Monday, and loaded up an automobile transmission, a large fuel tank,…

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2014 Pennsylvania Dog Licenses Are Now On Sale

The state Department of Agriculture and local county treasurer’s offices are reminding Pennsylvania residents that 2014 dog licenses are now on sale. The licenses are available online and through the county treasurers.  Nearly one million were sold this year. Dog owners are reminded they can be fined $300 plus court costs for each unlicensed dog.…

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Pirates Outfield Prospect Evan Chambers Dies In His Sleep

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Monday night that minor league outfielder Evan Chambers died in his sleep over the weekend. Chambers was only 24.  The cause of death has not been released. The Pirates selected Chambers in the third round of the 2009 first-year player draft after he starred at Lakeland (Fla.) High School, Hillsborough Community…

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NFL Results – 2013 Weekend 13

NFL Results  –  Weekend 13   Thursday (Thanksgiving Day), November 28: Baltimore 22, Pittsburgh 20 Dallas 31, Oakland 24 Detroit 40, Green Bay 10   Sunday, December 1: Jacksonville 32, Cleveland 28 Cincinnati 17, San Diego 10 Atlanta 34, Buffalo 31  (OT) Philadelphia 24, Arizona 21 Denver 35, Kansas City 28 New England 34, Houston…

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Seahawks Become First Team To Reach NFL Playoffs

The Seattle Seahawks (11-1) became the first team to reach this year’s NFL playoffs, routing the New Orleans saints 34-7 in a Monday Night Football game played on their home field. Russell Wilson threw for 310 yards and tossed touchdown passes to three different receivers, and the Seahawks took a two-game lead over both the…

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Franklin Man Pleads Guilty In Attack On Couple At Georgetown Road Residence

A Franklin man will be sentenced in early January following his guilty plea to two charges on simple assault in a July incident in which he was accused of assaulting a couple who were in bed at a residence on Georgetown Road. Initial reports indicated that 21 year-old Nathan McAninch had wielded a baseball bat…

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Fires Damage Homes In Troy And Fairfield Townships

Fires late Sunday damaged homes in Troy and Fairfield Townships in Crawford County, Four fire companies responded shortly after 3:30 PM to a home on Fauncetown Road in Troy Township.  No injuries were reported, but crews remained on the scene for about four-and-a-half hours.  No damage report was available Monday. Cochranton fire crews were called…

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Pirates Acquire Another Yankees Catcher

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Monday they had acquired catcher Chris Stewart from the New York Yankees in exchange for a player-to-be named-later. Stewart would be the second Yankees catcher picked up by the Pirates in about a year.  Since the Pirates designated Michael McKenry for assignment on Monday, Stewart is expected to be the backup for…

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750,000 Hunters Expected To Take Part In Pennsylvania’s Deer Harvest

The Pennsylvania Game Commission estimates that at least 750,000 hunters will participate in Pennsylvania’s two-week rifle deer season which begins Monday (Dec. 2). The commission says the sales of hunting licenses have been running slightly ahead of last year’s levels.  Last year, by the way, hunters added nearly 200 new entries into Pennsylvania’s Big Game…

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