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May Adjustment Shows National Fuel Gas Rates Will Rise

The latest quarterly adjustment that National Fuel Gas has made to its gas supply charges shows residential bills are rising by about 3.3 percent. National Fuel spokesperson Sandra James says that means the “typical” residential customer’s monthly bill will increase by $2.36.  The change takes effect today (May 1). The rate hike comes through the…

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Rodriguez Flounders In Bucs’ 10-4 Loss In Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Brewers (13-11) jumped on Pittsburgh starter Wandy Rodriguez (2-1) for seven runs in 3-and-two-thirds innings on Monday night en route to a 10-4 victory over the visiting Pirates. The Bucs have lost 45 of their last 52 games at Miller Park, dating back to 2007. Milwaukee used five home runs to post the…

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Meetings Start Monday On Oil City Elementary School Proposals

Public meetings will be held on four consecutive evenings next week on the proposals presented by a consulting firm regarding the future of Oil City’s elementary schools. The first of the meetings will be held Monday night (May 6) at 6:00 PM at Oil City High School. The study was commissioned in 2011 to, in large part,…

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Body Found In Warren County Creek Identified As Missing Boy Scout Leader

The body of a man found in a Warren County creek on Sunday morning has been identified as that of a Boy Scout leader reported missing more than five weeks earlier. Dental records confirmed Monday that the victim was 69 year-old Dan Wolboldt, from Conewango Township, who had been missing since March 23.  Wolbodt’s body was…

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Big Ten Announces New Division Alignment

The Big Ten Conference has announced their new alignments for their conference football divisions, effective with the 2014 season. Replacing the Legends and Leaders Divisions will be the simply-named Big Ten East and the Big Ten West. The Big Ten East will consist of seven teams in the Eastern Time Zone, including Penn State, Indiana, Maryland,…

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Cash Found On Clarion County Tree Stump

Clarion County officials are looking for information into the discovery of money in a tree stump in Highland Township. State Police say some of the money found by a Leeper-area man was rotting.  Some was strewn on the ground near the tree. Troopers had no immediate information as to the origin of the money.  Anyone with any…

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Renovated Parker Bridge To Be Dedicated Thursday

A recently-renovated bridge across the Allegheny River in Parker will be dedicated on Thursday afternoon (May 2), and will be renamed the Veterans Memorial Bridge. The State Bridge at Routes 268 and 368 had been closed for some eight months while more than 4-million dollars of renovations took place. Area veterans groups will join state and…

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Quinnpiac Poll Shows Corbett Would Not Win Re-election Today

A new Quinnipiac poll shows several potential Democratic gubernatorial candidates would defeat incumbent Republican Governor Tom Corbett if the 2014 Pennsylvania governor’s election were held today. Three of the leading Democrats who may challenge Corbett lead the governor by at least nine points in the new Quinnipiac survey of Pennsylvania voters. The poll shows former…

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Butler Man Charged In Fatal Stabbings Near Tionesta

A Butler man was charged Saturday with two counts of homicide after two people were found stabbed to death at a remote cabin about 15 miles from Tionesta. After his arraignment, 38 year-old Scott Black was placed without bond in the Warren County Jail.  Black is charged in the death of a 42 year-old Tionesta woman,…

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Seneca Man Charged In Rainbow Gardens Shooting

A Seneca man was arrested in the Erie area following a shooting incident in a parking lot outside the Rainbow Gardens ballroom at Waldameer Park. Millcreek Township Police say 25 year-old Joshua Shields is accused of firing a gun that seriously injured a woman who was standing nearby.  The woman is listed in serious but…

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