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Nominations Open For Oil Heritage Preservation Awards

The nomination process for the 2013 Oil Heritage Region Historic Preservation Awards has opened. The program recognizes rehabilitation and restoration efforts during the past five years involving structures that are at least fifty years old.  Any structure in the Oil Heritage Region, including all of Venango County, and Titusville, Oil Creek Township and Hydetown Borough in…

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Merrick Wins At Riviera

John Merrick sank an 18-foot par putt on the second half of a playoff on Sunday to win the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club outside Los Angeles. Charlie Beljan missed a five-foot putt for par to finish second. Merrick and Beljan had finished 72 holes knotted at 11-under-par 273.  Bill Haas, Frederik Jacobson…

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Danica Patrick Wins Pole For Daytona 500

Danica Patrick won the pole position for the Daytona 500 on Sunday, becoming the first woman to not only win the Daytona pole, but the first to earn the top starting position for any NASCAR Sprint Cup event. The Daytona 500 will be run next Sunday, and will be broadcast on 96.3 KQW. Patrick was…

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Pens Win Two On The Road Over The Weekend

The Pittsburgh Penguins (11-5) improved to an all-time best 8-2 on the road with weekend wins at Winnipeg and Buffalo and moved into first place in the NHL’s Eastern Conference.  The Pens have played 10 of their first 16 games away from home, but will stay in Pittsburgh for  9 of their next 14 contests.…

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Pitt Falls At Marquette

Marquette shot 57 percent (26-for-46) on their home floor on Saturday afternoon en route to defeating Pitt 70-69. With the win, the Golden Eagles (18-6; 9-3 Big East) moved into a first-place tie with Georgetown in the Big East Conference.  Pitt fell to 20-6 and 8-5. Vander Blue, one of five Marquette players to reach…

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Garage, Vehicles Destroyed In Reno Fire

The cause of a Monday night fire in Reno is under investigation. No major injuries were recorded, but a garage, a motor home and a car were destroyed. The fire apparently broke out in the garage on property on Sloss Alley in Reno around 6:30 PM.  Four fire companies responded.  One person was checked out for…

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Knox Man Hospitalized After Ashland Rollover

A Knox man was hospitalized in a one-car accident over the weekend on a rural road in Ashland Township. State Police say 29 year-old Gabriel Gilmore lost control of his car while he was traveling in the early morning hours on Oak Grove Road.  The vehicle went up an embankment and rolled over several times.…

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Oil City Man Charged In Series Of State Police Heroin Busts

C-93 Radio reports that an Oil City man wanted in Clarion County was charged in one of nine heroin busts made over the weekend by State Police troopers from the Kittanning station. The report indicates that 25 year-old Cody Haglock was already wanted on a bench warrant in Clarion County. Troopers say Haglock was pulled…

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Corry Man Dies In Route 6 Crash

A Corry man died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle accident on Route 6. State Police say 23 year-old Dustin Thomas was traveling west shortly after midnight Saturday when his vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole and two road signs. Thomas was ejected from his vehicle and was thrown onto the pavement. …

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Venango Regional Airport To Receive Improvement Money

Venango Regional Airport in Franklin will receive $210,000 for hangar and apron rehabilitation through a statewide transportation assistance program. The money comes from a $10-million state investment which will fund projects at ten Pennsylvania airports.  The grants are distributed through the Capital Budget Transportation Assistance Program, funded through bond dollars in the general fund budget.…

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