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Two Oil City Men Arrested In Area Church Burglaries

Police officials say two Oil City-area men who were arrested early Monday morning in the parking lot of a Polk-area church are their suspects in as many as six church burglaries in Pleasantville and in Crawford County. State Police officials responding to a burglar alarm at a church on Raymilton Road in Mineral Township at about…

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Oil City Man Sentenced To County Jail Time For Assault On A Child

An Oil City man has been sentenced to nine months to two years in the Venango County Jail for physically harming a 13 month-old boy last June. 22 year-old Dustin Irwin must also serve three years probation and pay restitution. Irwin entered guilty pleas in August to charges of simple assault and endangering the welfare…

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Venango Chamber Seeks Nomination For Outstanding Citizen Award

The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce lists November 15 as the deadline for the receipt of nominations for their Outstanding Citizen Award. Nominations are available at the chamber’s website, venangochamber, org. The annual award goes to a Venango County resident who demonstrates a “well-rounded and deep-rooted commitment to family and community.”  Nominees should be local volunteers…

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Pennsylvania’s Match 6 Lotto Record Jackpot Climbs Again – To $7.3 Million

Pennsylvania’s Match 6 Lotto game made news Monday by seeing its jackpot reach a record high of seven million dollars. Pennsylvania Lottery officials now say the jackpot for Monday night’s Match 6 game cannot be claimed, and the jackpot for Thursday night’s drawing will be worth at least $7.3 million. No one has been able to claim…

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NFL Results – 2013 Week 4

NFL Results – Week 4   Thursday San Francisco 35, St. Louis 11   Sunday Minnesota 34, Pittsburgh 27 Cleveland 17, Cincinnati 6 Buffalo 23, Baltimore 20 Denver 52, Philadelphia 20 Seattle 23, Houston 20  (OT) Arizona 13, Tampa Bay 10 San Diego 30, Dallas 21 Detroit 40, Chicago 32 Tennessee 38, NY Jets 13…

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Hutchinson’s “Telephone Town Meeting” Set For Tuesday Night

State Senator Scott Hutchinson’s first-of-its-kind “telephone town meeting” is scheduled for this Tuesday, October 1 at 6:45 PM. The Senator’s office calls it an opportunity for the constituents of the 21st District to participate in a discussion about state government and current issues without leaving their homes. Although it won’t be feasible to allow everyone…

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Steelers Lose In London; Roethlisberger Says “We’re The Worst”

Prompting quarterback Ben Roethisberger to proclaim, “Right now, you could say we’re the worst team in the league!”, the Pittsburgh Steelers lost a 34-27 decision to the previously winless Minnesota Vikings (1-3) on Sunday in front of 84,000 international fans at Wembley Stadium in London, England. With the loss, the Steelers fell to 0-4 for…

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The “Steel Curtain’s” L.C. Greenwood Dies At Age 67

Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end L.C. Greenwood died Sunday at a Pittsburgh hospital.  Greenwood was 67.  The earliest reports did not indicate a cause of death. Greenwood was a member of the famed “Steel Curtain” defense, and played on the first four Steeler Super Bowl championship teams. A 10th-round draft pick from Arkansas A&M in…

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Pirates Sweep Cincinnati, Will Host Reds In Wild Card Game Tuesday Night

A three-game sweep of the Reds in Cincinnati over the weekend gives the Pittsburgh Pirates (94-68) the home field for their one-game National League wild card playoff with the Reds (90-72). The Pirates will enter the 8:00 PM Tuesday game at PNC Park with three straight victories, and seven wins in their last 10 games. …

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Johnson Wins For Record 8th Time At Dover

Jimmie Johnson held off teammate and race polesitter Dale Earnhardt, Jr. on Sunday to win at Dover International Speedway in Delaware for a record eighth time, taking the AAA 400, the third leg in the 1o0-race NASCAR Chase for the Cup. Johnson had been tied with seven wins at Dover with Bobby Allison and Richard…

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