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Snedeker Wins At Pebble Beach, Climbs To 4th In World Rankings

Brandt Snedeker fashioned a 7-under-par 65 Sunday in the final round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am to edge Chris Kirk by two strokes, win $1.17 million, and move up to fourth in the World Golf rankings. Snedker has entered five golf tournaments this year and has finished third or better in four of the…

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Farrell Man Arrested In Clarion Drive-By Shooting

Law enforcement officials in Clarion say a Farrell man has been arrested in the drive-by shooting in that community which left a Clarion University student injured. Clarion Borough Police said Tuesday they have charged 20 year-old Kevin Austin with attempted homicide, aggravated and simple assault, reckless endangerment and two firearms violations.  Austin is accused of…

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State Lawmaker Tries Again To Legalize Marijuana In Pennsylvania

A state Senator is once again trying to get Pennsylvania to legalize marijuana. Saying there is no real evidence that it is a “gateway drug,” Senator Daylin Leach from Montgomery County says it is cruel and irrational to continue the prohibition of marijuana.  Leach told Radio PA News that, unlike alcohol, there is no lethal…

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Oil City Purse Theft Leads To Two Arrests

An Oil City couple faces charges in a Monday incident that police say began with the theft of a purse. Oil City Police say a man was arrested after he fled the parking lot of an East Side pharmacy with a purse he snatched from a woman early Monday afternoon.  In the course of the…

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Governor Corbett Mobilizes Help For Connecticut Blizzard Cleanup

Governor Tom Corbett on Monday revealed the details on his administration’s mobilization of equipment and crews over the weekend to aid in blizzard cleanup efforts in Connecticut. Corbett also said his direction to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to mobilize crews to help Massachusetts residents was cancelled after Massachusetts responded that they were receiving help from another…

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Meadville Scam Exploits Salvation Army

Police in the Meadville area say several residents have recently been approached by someone claiming he can help them with their finances if they help obtain some funding themselves. The scammer claims that the procedure would involve the Salvation Army. Police say Meadville-area residents have been approached with this scheme at their homes, in their…

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Emlenton Man Wrecks Into Knox-Area Home

The State Police say an Emlenton man who was driving a car that struck a house near an intersection in the Knox area on Sunday afternoon received only minor injuries. Troopers identified the driver as 40 year-old Brian Criswell. Accident investigators say Criswell lost control of his car on a curve shortly before 4:00 PM on Sunday near the…

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Pens Drop Back-to-Back 3-1 Decisions To Devils

The New Jersey Devils ended the Pittsburgh Penguins’ winning streak with a 3-1 win in Newark on Saturday afternoon, and then duplicated the feat with a Sunday night win by the identical score in Pittsburgh. Matteau, Henrique and Butler found the net for the Devils (8-1-3) on Saturday, while David Clarkson scored twice and Ilya…

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Pitt Beats Cincinnati For 20th Win

#23 Pitt posted a 62-52 win over #17 Cincinnati on Saturday night for their seventh victory in the last eight games and their 20th of the season. Tray Woodall paced the Panthers (20-5; 8-4 Big East) with 14 points.  Steven Adams added 13 points, and Talib Zanna tallied 11. Sean Kilpatrick scored 16 points for the…

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Local Officials Investigate Numerous Accidents

The numerous weather transitions over the last several days spawned several traffic accidents in the region.  One crash resulted in the arrest of a State College man. A Cochranton man may have been the most seriously injured of any of the drivers who were involved. Accident investigators say 73 year-old Richard Clevenger was rushed to…

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