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Worker Hurt In Explosion At Jamestown Munitions Plant

One person was injured Monday morning in an explosion at a munitions factory near Jamestown, Pennsylvania. The injured woman, an employee at the plant, was flown to an undisclosed medical trauma unit.  Officials say an exploded shell caused head and facial injuries to the woman.  No fire was reported. Five fire companies were initially called…

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Clarion Man Charged With Over 250 Counts In Child Sex Assault Cases – Update

Over 250 charges have been filed against a Clarion man who is accused of sexually assaulting two children. Among the accusations against 39 year-old Kirk Andreas is that he raped a 7 year-old girl. C-93 Radio has reported that 123 of the counts against Andreas are felony charges of indecent assault against a child under 13.  That alleged victim is…

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PHEAA Grant Application Deadline Is May First

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) reminds students and their families that the deadline for filing applications for the Pennsylvania State Grant Program is May 1. To determine eligibility for a need-based grant, families must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at PHEAA.org or fafsa.gov.  First-time state grant applicants must also…

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Pirates Win Last Three Against Atlanta

Clint Barmes slammed a pair of RBI singles on Sunday afternoon, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates (10-8) to their third straight victory against the Atlanta Braves. Justin Wilson earned his first major league win.  Wilson was one of five relievers who worked for Pittsburgh after starter Jonathan Sanchez lasted just three innings.  Jason Grilli earned his…

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Jets Trade Revis To Tampa Bay

The New York Jets Sunday traded cornerback Darrelle Revis to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In exchange, the Jets will acquire Tampa Bay’s top draft pick this week (# 13 overall), and a conditional fourth-round draft selection next year. Agents for Revis say the 6-year deal their client gets from the Buccaneers is worth $96-million, including…

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Polesitter Kenseth Takes Checkered Flag At Kansas

Polesitter Matt Kenseth sprinted to victory at the NASCAR Spring Cup STP 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas on Sunday. Kenseth outlasted Kasey Kahne to the finish line, while points leader Jimmie Johnson finished third. It was the third straight win from the pole position in the Sprint Cup series. Sunday’s Top Ten:…

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Graeme McDowell Wins Playoff At Hilton Head

Graeme McDowell, starting the final round four shots behind the top of the leaderboard, finished Sunday with a two-putt for par on the first hole of a playoff, and defeated Webb Simpson to win the RBC Heritage Tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. McDowell played Sunday’s fourth round in…

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Pens Win 6th Straight, Earn Number-1 Seed In NHL Eastern Conference

Jussi Jokinen scored a goal and added two assists on Saturday afternoon, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to their sixth straight win, a 3-2 victory over the Bruins in Boston. With the win, the Penguins (34-10) clinched the number-1 seed in the NHL’s Eastern Conference for only the second time.  The Penguins have won 21 of…

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Negligence Shared In Lawsuit On Franklin’s Damaged Treatment Plant

There was no immediate word as to whether the city of Franklin would attempt an appeals process following a decision by a Venango County jury on Friday regarding flood damage to the city’s wastewater treatment plant in August, 2006. Jurors decided that both the city and utility company Penelec bore negligence in restoration work that…

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Monday Is Last Day To Register To Vote In May Primaries

Those who intend to vote in the May 21 primary elections in Pennsylvania are reminded that today (Monday, April 22) is the final day to register. Registration must be completed before the end of business hours this afternoon. Keys races will include the quest for a new Venango County district attorney.  Many local municipal races…

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