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Twelve Charged In Clarion Drug Sales Investigations

Clarion County law enforcement officials say twelve people have been arrested on warrants involving the sales and delivery of various illegal narcotics. The suspects live in Clarion, Tionesta, Emlenton, Shippenville, Crown, Corsica, Cooksburg and Brookville.  The drugs include bath salts, morphine, marijuana and various synthetic drugs. Ten of the twelve suspects were arrested over the early…

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Oil City Man Charged With Harming Child

An Oil City man has been charged in connection with injuries sustained by a child. Oil City Police say 21 year-old Dustin Irwin was charged in a physical assault that occurred shortly after midnight Friday morning.  Investigators say a 13 month-old boy suffered cuts and bruises to the neck and face.  The youngster was treated at UPMC…

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Bucs Score Seven In 9th And 10th, Complete Sweep Of Angels With 10-9 Sunday Win

The Pittsburgh Pirates scored three runs in the ninth inning to force extra play, added four runs in the tenth inning, and then held on for a 10-9 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday in Anaheim, and their first-ever interleague series sweep on the road. Pedro Alvarez homered for the fourth straight game. …

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Mercer Mother Charged In Wreck That Injures Her Four Children

Police in Mercer County say a Mercer woman faces charges which may include driving under the influence in a two-vehicle crash in which her four children and two people in the other vehicle were injured last week. Pymatuning Township Police say 28 year-old Amanda Kline ran through a stop sign and into the path of…

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Former Mercer Preacher Convicted Of Molesting Teen Boy

An Erie man was convicted last week on charges connected with accusations that he molested a teenage boy over a four-year period while he served as the pastor of a church in Mercer. 47 year-old Lee Moore is to be sentenced in September, and will face at least five years in prison. The alleged victim,…

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Truex Wins At Sonoma

Martin Truex, Jr. won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup race since 2007 on Sunday, capturing the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway in California. Truex’s only previous Sprint Cup victory came six years ago at Dover. Truex led by six seconds over Juan Pablo Montoya when Montoya’s car ran out of fuel on the final…

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Ken Duke Wins Travelers For First PGA Victory

In his 188th tournament, Ken Duke posted his first PGA Tour victory on Sunday, sinking a 2-and-a-half-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Chris Stroud. Duke, 44, is the sixth first-time winner this year. He earned $1.098 million, finishing at 12-under-par 268.  Stroud tied that mark and forced the playoff, chipping…

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Kane Leads Blackhawks To 3-1 Win In Game 6, And 3-2 Lead In Stanley Cup Final

Patrick Kane scored a pair of goals, and teammate Dave Bolland added an empty-netter, and the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-1 in Chicago on Saturday night, moving to within one win of winning the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years. Jonathan Toews tallied two assists, and Corey Crawford made 24…

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Brody Block Site Gains New Name, Gets Grass Seeding Job

The former Brody Block site on Oil City’s North Side now has a new name, and on Monday morning the next step was taken toward the landscaping for the lot that was left through the recent demolition of the property. Following recent aeration work on the lot, now named Town Center Square, crews on Monday performed a…

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Fertigs Home Gutted By Fire, No Injuries Reported

A fire early Sunday morning gutted a residence on Camp Coffman Road in the Fertigs area. Officials say the home’s new resident, Mindy Hale, had recently moved all her possessions into the home, but no one was in the building when the fire broke out shortly after 1:30 AM Sunday. Five fire companies responded, and two of…

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