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Two Seriously Injured When Ejected From Truck During Clarion County Rollover

Two men were seriously injured early Saturday morning when their pickup rolled several times in a one-vehicle crash in eastern Clarion County. Police officials say both the driver, 24 year-old Antonio Magagnotti from Seminole, and a passenger, 24 year-old Alex Gorley from New Bethlehem, were ejected from the truck.  Both were airlifted to a Pittsburgh…

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Man Charged With Robbing Relative At Gunpoint In Grove City

A Grove City man was jailed last week after he allegedly robbed a male relative at gunpoint. 31 year-old Bryan Thompson is accused of robbing a 62 year-old man of his debit card and car keys and then tying the man to a chair. Police say the older man later freed himself and telephoned them…

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Keselowski Pulls Off Must-Win At Talladega; NASCAR’s Chase Now Down To Eight Drivers

Racing in a must-win situation Sunday, Brad Keselowski captured the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama, winning not only the sixth race among the ten Chase for the Sprint Cup events, but also a berth among the remaining eight drivers eligible for the year’s series championship. Winning under a green-white checkered finish, Keselowski finished…

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Ben Martin Wins Shriners Event AT TPC Summerlin In Las Vegas

Ben Martin followed Saturday’s nine-under-par round of 62 with a closing score of 68 on Sunday to earn a two-stroke victory over Kevin Streelman and win a $1.116 million first-prize check at the PGA’s Shriners Hospitals For Children Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. Martin finished the four-day tournament at 20-under-par 264, and Streelman…

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Pittsburgh “Wins” Website’s Ugliest City Accent Contest, ‘N At

The city of Pittsburgh has been declared the “winner” of a website’s “Ugliest City Accent” contest. Pittsburgh’s “Yinzers” dialect topped that of the city of another Pennsylvania city, Scranton, in the final vote of a “playoff bracket style” contest among the followers of website Gawker.com.  Site officials say some 19,000 people participated in the final…

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Hornqvist Tallies Two Goals And An Assist In Penguins’ 3-1 Victory Over NY Islanders

Patric Hornqvist scored two goals and assisted on a third on Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the previously-unbeaten New York Islanders 3-1 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Trailing 1-0 in the second period,  the Penguins (3-1) reversed their fortunes when Hornqvist assisted on a game-tying goal by Evgeni Malkin, and took the…

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High School Football Results – 2014 Week 8

High School Football Results  –  2014 Week 8   Friday, October 17   District 10, Region 5 Meadville 50, Oil City 34 DuBois 77, Franklin 21 Conneaut 57, Bradford 0   Region 6 Cathedral Prep 56, General McLane 21 McDowell 34, Strong Vincent 0   Region 1 Wilmington 19, Lakeview 0 Reynolds 28, Mercer 14 Farrell 20, Sharpsville 13   Region 2 Eisenhower…

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Meadville Rushers Come Up Big Again In 50-34 Home Win Over Oil City

One week after they rushed for 600 yards but lost 79-78 to Warren, the Meadville Bulldogs recorded 560 ground yards and defeated Oil City 50-34 on Friday night at Bender Field in Meadville. Keeping their playoff hopes alive, Meadville (4-4; 2-2 in Region 5) saw both Faison McClure and Journey Brown top 200 yards rushing. …

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DuBois Wins In Another Rout, Beating Franklin 77-21

DuBois quarterback Gabe French threw for 422 yards and six more touchdowns on Friday night as the DuBois Beavers routed the Franklin Knights 77-21 in a Region 5 high school football game played at E.J. Mansell Stadium in Dubois. French soared past the 2,500-yard passing mark for the season, and now has 32 TD throws…

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Governor Corbett Addresses Ebola Fears

Governor Tom Corbett on Friday attempted to ease the fears that Pennsylvania residents may have about the Ebola disease, stressing that there are no confirmed cases of Ebola in the state. Corbett claimed that, despite headlines to the contrary, the Pennsylvanians who were on the now-infamous Cleveland-to-Dallas flight where Ebola was detected, are not quarantined. …

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