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10th-Inning Error Gives Giants 2-1 Lead IN NLCS

A throwing error by St. Louis reliever Randy Choate on a sacrifice bunt attempt in the bottom of the tenth inning on Tuesday lifted the San Francisco Giants to a 5-4 victory over the Cardinals and to a 2-games-to-1 lead in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series. The error, on a bunt by Gregor Blanco…

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Environmental Group Says Methane Mitigation Industry Could Bring Jobs To Pennsylvania

An environmental group says the emerging methane mitigation industry could bring more jobs to Pennsylvania’s oil and gas fields. The idea is to prevent as much of the methane as possible from oil and gas well operations from escaping into the environment. It is estimated that the state’s oil and gas operators leaked the equivalent of…

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Accident Closes Route 8 Between Cherrytree And Rouseville Early Tuesday Afternoon

Route 8 in northern Venango County was closed to traffic early Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 14) due to a traffic accident. PennDOT reported shortly before 1:00 PM that the highway was closed between the intersection with Route 417 in Cherrytree Township and Route 227 in Rouseville. No information on the accident was immediately available other than…

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Former Allegheny College Professor Indicted By Grand Jury In Child Pornography Case

A former professor at Allegheny College in Meadville was indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on Tuesday on charges of the distribution, receipt and possession of child pornography. FBI accusations against 57 year-old Kirk Nesset, from Meadville, go back as far as nine years.  Nesset resigned his job at Allegheny one day after he…

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Disaster Drill Completed At Venango Regional Airport

Numerous area response agencies and employees of UPMC Northwest participated Monday evening in a disaster drill that simulated an airplane crash at Venango Regional Airport in Franklin. The incident marked the first of its kind in eleven years, and was touted as the largest of its kind for the Franklin air facility. Organizers went as…

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Names Released Of Pedestrians Struck By Vehicles In Two Clarion Incidents

Police in Clarion Borough have released the names of two pedestrians who were injured when struck by vehicles in two separate incidents last week at intersections in Clarion. KQW reported Monday that a woman was taken to Clarion Hospital after she was hit by a vehicle at South Street and South Fifth Avenue on Saturday…

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Woman Hurt In Two-Vehicle Crash In Oil City

A woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Oil City’s South Side on Monday afternoon. Initial reports indicate that one vehicle failed to stop at the bottom of Innis Street and slammed into a car traveling on West First Street.  The injured party was apparently a passenger in the car that was run into.…

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Grove City Man Hurt In Crash In Rockland Township

State Police officials say a Grove City man was hurt Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash in Rockland Township in southern Venango County. Troopers say the incident occurred when 54 year-old Tom Lambos was unable to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Jordan Hill Road and Kennerdell Road.  His vehicle traveled through…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 6

NFL Results  –  Week 6   Thursday, October 9 Indianapolis 33, Houston 28   Sunday, October 12 Cleveland 31, Pittsburgh 10 Baltimore 48, Tampa Bay 17 (TIE) Cincinnati 37, Carolina 37 Philadelphia 27, NY Giants 0 New England 37, Buffalo 22 Dallas 30, Seattle 23 Green Bay 27, Miami 24 Denver 31, NY Jets 17…

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Monday’s ALCS Playoff Game Postponed Due To Rain

Game three of the American League Championship Series, scheduled to be played in Kansas City on Monday night, was postponed due to heavy rain and will be made up on Tuesday night (8:07 PM EDT). Tuesday’s scheduled fourth game of the best-of-seven series is now slated for Wednesday, originally scheduled as a travel date. The…

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