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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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Oil City Woman Injured In Bredinsburg Road Rollover

An Oil City woman was hurt Friday morning when her car traveled off a Cranberry Township road and rolled over. State Police accident investigators tell KQW the incident occurred shortly after 9:00 AM Friday on Bredinsburg Road.  The driver, 35 year-old Mandi Nason, was headed west and apparently had trouble maneuvering on wet pavement on…

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New Supervisor Named For Allegheny National Forest

A new supervisor for the Allegheny National Forest was named on Friday. Sherry Tune will assume her new duties on November 17.  Since February, 2012, Tune has served as forest supervisor for Mendocino National Forest in California. Tune will replace Erin Connelly, who announced in March she was leaving the post and moving west to…

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Pitt Ends 3-Game Losing Streak, Beats Virginia Tech 21-16

Chad Voytik hooked up with Tyler Boyd on a 53-yard touchdown pass play, and James Conner rushed for 85 yards and two scores as the Pitt Panthers ended a three-game losing streak by edging Virginia Tech 21-16 in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Thursday night at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Voytik also ran for 118…

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Penguins Lose With 2.9 Seconds Left In Game

Tyler Seguin scored a power play goal with 2.9 seconds remaining in the game on Thursday night as the Dallas Stars handed the Pittsburgh Penguins their first loss of the NHL season, winning 3-2 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Dallas had tied the contest at 2-2 with a score with 2:57 left, and it…

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Ishikawa, Giants Walk Off With National League Pennant

Travis Ishikawa, who started the 2014 season with the Pittsburgh Pirates, slammed a three-run, walk-off home run Thursday night, giving the San Francisco Giants a 6-3 home victory over the St. Louis Cardinals and a 4-games-to-one win in the National League Championship Series. The blast marked the first time a walk-off home run has sent…

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Oil City Man Seriously Hurt When Hit By Car On Route 8 South Of Franklin

An Oil City man was rushed to a Pittsburgh hospital early Thursday night after he was hit by a car while he was apparently walking on the highway on the Route 8 four-lanes in Victory Township south of Franklin. State Police officials tell KQW that 30 year-old Jeremy Sweetapple was seriously injured in the incident.…

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Franklin Man Arrested In Basement Of Buffalo Street Residence

Franklin City Police report that a Franklin man was arrested Wednesday after having been found in the basement of someone else’s home. Apparently, a neighbor had notified police that it was feared that a break-in had occurred at a home on the 100-block of Buffalo Street in Franklin.  A resident of the house in question…

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State Senate Ends 2014 Legislative Session; House To Return For Monday Only

Pennsylvania’s Senate finished their work in the current legislative session with a flurry of votes this week. Senators gave their final stamp of approval to bills that would create a prescription drug data base, prevent crime victims from being revictimized by outspoken offenders and broaden the definition of who can challenge local gun laws. All three…

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