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Knox Man Pleads Guilty To 10 Of 180 Charges In Indecent Assault Investigations

A Knox man has entered guilty pleas in Clarion County Court to ten counts in investigations concerning nine young girls who claimed the man had repeatedly had inappropriate contact with them. 44 year-old Aaron Cujas pleaded guilty this week to single counts of the aggravated indecent assault of a child and the corruption of minors,…

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Pirates Pop Atlanta, Enter Final Weekend With Several Different Playoff Possibilities

Travis Snider and Neil Walker both homered, and Pittsburgh pitchers threw scoreless baseball through eight-and-a-third innings on Thursday night as the Pirates routed the Braves 10-1 at Turner Field in Atlanta. With their 16th victory in the last 20 games, the Pirates (87-72) moved to within one game of idle first-place St. Louis in the National…

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Sutter Scores In Overtime As Penguins Finally Win A Preseason Game

Brandon Sutter’s overtime goal Thursday night gave the Pittsburgh Penguins their first preseason victory, a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild in a game played at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Sutter also scored during regulation time as the Penguins reached the mid-point of their six-game exhibition schedule with a 1-2 record. Oskar Sundqvist scored…

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61st Autumn Leaf Festival Wraps Up This Weekend

The annual Autumn Leaf Festival, bumped up to earlier dates this year, will wrap up this weekend in the Clarion area. The closing day of the 61st annual festival will be Sunday (Sept. 28) and will feature the Junior Olympics and an antique tractor show. Activities on Friday (Sept. 26), which is Farmers and Crafters…

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Final Astroblast At Two Mile Run County Park; Event To Move In 2015

It’s Astroblast weekend, and this year marks the event’s final stint at Two Mile Run County Park. Astroblast, organized by the Oil Region Astronomical Society, will move next year to a new observatory area near Camp Coffman.  Ironically, this year’s schedule includes tours of the new site. The event will officially begin at 6:00 PM Friday. …

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State Championship Fishing Tournament To Be Held In Tidioute On Saturday

The 55th Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament will be held on the Allegheny River in the Tidioute area this Saturday (Sept. 27). The grand prizes will include $1000 and a championship trophy.  In addition, a Kids Fishing Derby will be held in which the top prize will be $25 and a trophy.  It will be open…

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Pennsylvania Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill; Legislation’s Future Is Hazy

The state Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow the use in Pennsylvania of medical marijuana in certain forms, but the future of the legislation is unclear. Republican leadership in the state House does not favor the bill, and the measure goes beyond what Governor Corbett has said he would support.  Additionally, we…

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$225 Million Powerball Lottery Ticket Sold In California; Pennsylvania Ticket Is Worth $1 Million

Someone will be able to claim the jackpot prize from Wednesday’s drawing of the Powerball Lottery, but the winning ticket – which could be worth $225 million or more – was sold in California. With the prize being hit, Powerball officials say the jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing will be reset to $40 million. One…

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Pirates Drop 6-2 Decision In Atlanta

The Pittsburgh Pirates (86-72) stranded eleven baserunners Wednesday night, and got a rare sub-par starting pitching performance in a 6-2 defeat to the Braves in Atlanta. The loss was only Pittsburgh’s fourth in their last nineteen games, and the Braves’ victory was just their fifth in twenty contests played in September. Andrew McCutchen’s two-run home run in…

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BELMAR ROAD CLOSED FRIDAY

PennDOT reports that Belmar Road in the Franklin area will be closed Friday (Sept. 26) for construction work. Spokesman Jim Carroll says the job involves the replacement of a drainage pipe near the road’s intersection with Congress Hill Road in Sandycreek Township. Weather permitting, the project should be a one-day job.

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