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Pittsburgh Man Charged In Clarion County Bar Attack Will Stand Trial

A Pittsburgh man who was accused in an attack on a Leeper man outside a bar in northern Clarion County in August has been ordered held for trial. 31 year-old Sean Smith, who is free on $100,000 bond, is charged with attempted homicide, two counts apiece of both aggravated assault and simple assault, plus reckless endangerment,…

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Transportation Funding Plan Fails Again

Another effort in Harrisburg to advance a plan to fund roads, bridges and mass transit in Pennsylvania failed on the floor of the state House on Monday night. According to Brad Christman from Radio PA News, legislative leaders and aides to the Governor say, at one point, an amendment containing a negotiated transportation infrastructure funding…

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Bar Gambling Bill Headed To Governor Corbett’s Desk

The state Senate Monday approved by a 34-to-15 vote the bill that would allow “small games of chance” gambling in Pennsylvania’s bars. There was no debate about the bill this time on the Senate floor where the measure had originated.  A spokesperson for Governor Tom Corbett’s office says the Governor will sign it. The bill…

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Franklin Police Tell Residents To Lock Their Cars

Franklin City Police are urging city residents to lock their vehicles. A rash of thefts from unlocked vehicles has been reported in recent days in many neighborhoods in the city.  Police say none of the incidents involved an actual break-in. Evidence indicates the thieves have been most interested in the contents of glove compartments and…

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Pens Beat Anaheim, Move Back Into 1st Place; Gibbons Scores On First NHL Shot

Newly-promoted Brian Gibbons tallied two points, including a goal on his first National Hockey League shot, and led the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-1 home win Monday night over the leaders of the NHL Pacific Division, the Anaheim Ducks. Gibbons also assisted on a goal by Brandon Sutter, and Sidney Crosby scored his 10th goal…

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Umbenhauer Named Rocky Grove Basketball Coach

The Valley Grove School Board on Monday named Ryan Umbenhauer the new head varsity basketball coach for Rocky Grove High School. Former Oriole player Chip Bell was hired as jayvee coach. Umbenhauer replaces Steve Cutchall who resigned in late October along with assistant coach Dylan Gravatt.  Cutchall had led Rocky Grove to two District 10…

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Two Safes Stolen From Cranberry Residence

Police investigators are looking into the theft of two safes from a Cranberry Township residence. The State Police say the safes were removed from a home along Route 322 sometime between October 16 and November 16.  They contained old coins, jewelry and personal items. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the State Police…

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NFL Results – 2013 Week 11

NFL Results – Week 11   Thursday, November 14: Indianapolis 30, Tennessee 27   Sunday, November 17: Pittsburgh 37, Detroit 27 Cincinnati 41, Cleveland 20 Chicago 23, Baltimore 20 Philadelphia 24, Washington 16 Denver 27, Kansas City 17 Buffalo 37, NY Jets 14 Oakland 28, Houston 23 Seattle 41, Minnesota 20 New Orleans 23, San…

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150th Anniversary Of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address To Be Observed Tuesday

The U.S. Secretary of the Interior will be the federal government’s representative to Tuesday’s observance of the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in Adams County. Secretary Sally Jewell will be one of the event’s keynote speakers, along with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James McPherson. The historic anniversary marks Lincoln’s visit to Gettysburg in November,…

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3-Alarm Fire Destroys Barn, Antique Farm Equipment Near Clarion

Three fire companies attempted to battle a Sunday night fire that destroyed a barn near Clarion, as well as the hay and antique farm equipment that were stored inside. C-93 Radio reports that the fire erupted around 8:30 PM Sunday evening at a farm in Strattanville.  Earlier erroneous reports had listed the location as the Route 66…

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