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Chicora Man Charged With Rape, Incest; Police Say Abuse Continued For 20 Years

A Butler County man has been charged with 71 counts for allegedly sexually abusing a female relative for nearly 21 years. State Police investigators claim 55 year-old Clifford Raynovich, from Chicora, fathered four children by the victim. Raynovich is charged with counts ranging from rape and statutory rape to aggravated indecent assault and incest.  Police say…

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Oil City Man Recuperates Following Tractor-Trailer Plunge Off West Virginia Bridge

An Oil City man survived his tractor-trailer’s plunge from an Interstate 79 bridge in West Virginia last week. Officials in Bridgeport, West Virginia say Richard Gorman survived a 30-foot plummet from the southbound lanes of I-79 onto a street intersecting beneath the bridge.  The tractor-trailer, hauling steel ingots, landed upside down.  One of the steel bars…

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20 Stranded On Conneaut Lake Park’s Famed Blue Streak

Some twenty people found themselves stranded on Saturday night, some for nearly five hours, on the famous Blue Streak roller coaster at Conneaut Lake Park. All riders were brought down safely and without injury. Park officials say the problem, which occurred around 9:00 PM, was due to a portion of one coaster car’s braking system becoming…

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Steelers Win Second Straight On Suisham’s Last-Second Field Goal

Shaun Suisham’s fourth field goal of the game, a 42-yarder on the last play of the game Sunday, propelled the Pittsburgh Steelers to their second straight victory, a 19-16 home win over the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. With the win and Cleveland’s 31-13 loss to Green Bay, the Steelers (2-4) moved to…

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McMurray Is Talladega Winner; Johnson Takes Over NASCAR Points Lead

Jamie McMurray earned his seventh career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win on Sunday, taking the Camping World RV Sales 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. Jimmie Johnson’s 13th-place finish moves Johnson into the Sprint Cup points standings lead by four points over Matt Kenseth, who finished 20th, with four races remaining in the Chase for…

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Pens Remain Unbeaten At Home; Battle Of 7-1 Teams Set For Monday At Consol

Evgeni Malkin recorded the only goal of a shootout on Saturday afternoon, giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. The Pens (7-1 overall) are 5-0 at home, their best such start since 1994.  Vancouver fell to 5-4-1. Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby recorded his seventh goal of…

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Oilers Win Numbers Game, But Lose By 20; Knights Blanked By Slippery Rock

The Oil City Oilers produced a 300-yard passer, two 100-yard receivers and a 100-yard rusher in Friday night’s inter-district home game against Karns City, but lost a 48-28 decision to the visiting Gremlins. Karns City (7-1), the defending District 9 “AA” champions, won for the fifth straight week, and snapped a four-game winning streak by…

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Pitt Beats Old Dominion; Bennett Runs For 240 Yards, 3 TD’s

With Erie’s James Conner unavailable because of a shoulder injury, Isaac Bennett took over Pitt’s ground game on Saturday night and led the Panthers (4-2) to a 35-24 victory over Old Dominion at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Bennett rushed for a career-high 240 yards and three touchdowns in the win. Pitt will play at Navy…

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High School Football Results – 2013 Week 8

High School Football Results – Week 8   Friday, October 18: Karns City 48, Oil City 28 Slippery Rock 61, Franklin 0 Meadville 28, Bradford 6 DuBois 56, Warren 14 Cathedral Prep 41, Central Tech 14 General McLane 30, Strong Vincent 14 Grove City 48, Titusville 0 Greenville 20, Reynolds 6 Sharon 35, Wilmington 21…

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School Bus Safety Week Starts Monday – Update

National School Bus Safety Week begins Monday (Oct. 21). And, with recent reports indicating that more local drivers are ignoring the state’s school bus stopping laws, officials are reminding motorists that convictions on violations of the law can bring with them penalties of 60-day drivers license suspensions, fines of 250 dollars and five points on…

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