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Oil City Man Gets Up To Seven Years In State Prison In Three Separate Venango County Cases

An Oil City man has been sentenced to state prison in three different cases brought against him in Venango County Court. 31 year-old Daniel Kulling was most recently accused in March of selling a prescription drug from his home.  When he was arrested in March, Oil City Police said Kulling had sold a drug from his…

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Padres Beat Pirates 3-2 With Only One Hit

The San Diego Padres managed to record only one hit in a home game with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, but with the help of nine walks, a hit batsman and an untimely error, they pulled out a 3-2 win and kept the visiting Bucs from sweeping the three-game series at Petco Park. The…

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Williams OT Goal Give Kings 3-2 Win In Stanley Cup Championship Opener

Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime on Wednesday night to give the Los Angeles Kings a 3-2 home win over the New York Rangers in the opening game of the NHL’s Stanley Cup championship series. The Rangers had taken a 2-0 lead on first-period goals by Benoit Pouliot and (shorthanded) by Carl Hagelin.  But, Kyle…

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Latest Poll Shows Wolf With 20-Point Lead Over Corbett In Race For Pennsylvania Governor

The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Democratic challenger Tom Wolf holding a twenty percentage point lead over incumbent Republican Tom Corbett in the Pennsylvania gubernatorial race. The poll’s assistant director, Tim Malloy, told Radio PA News Wednesday morning the total results of the survey add up to bad news for the current Governor in his…

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State Senate Committee Advances Bills To Reduce Numbers Of Pennsylvania Lawmakers And State Court Judges

A state Senate committee on Tuesday voted unanimously to advance measures that would reduce the numbers of lawmakers in Harrisburg and the numbers of justices on the state’s appeals courts. Because the measures would result in amending the state Constitution, they would need to pass both the House and Senate in two consecutive legislative sessions and then…

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Joy Mining Union Workers Get Wage And Pension Hikes In New Four-Year Contract

Officials of Joy Mining have confirmed that the company and its unionized employees have approved a new four-year contract to succeed the previous four-year deal which expired over the weekend. Despite extensive job reductions in recent years, Joy Mining remains the largest private employer in Venango County. The contract covers more than 500 employees who…

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Tuesday Storms Affect Some, Miss Many

People in several communities in and near the Oil Region were affected by brief, but powerful, mid-afternoon thunderstorms on Tuesday. Residents in other towns, watching the skies and listening to bulletins regarding Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, were left wondering how the weather missed them. Most of the storms occurred between 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM.  Among those…

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Pirates Use Long Ball To Give Cole His 6th Victory, 4-1 Over The Padres In San Diego

Neil Walker and Pedro Alvarez both slammed two-run home runs on Tuesday night, and five Pittsburgh pitchers combined on a four-hitter as the Pirates (28-30) won for the 11th time in their last 16 games, beating the Padres 4-1 at Petco Park in San Diego. The Pirates won for the second straight night against the Padres…

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Franklin Posts 7-2 Win Over Seton LaSalle To Move To PIAA “AA” Quarterfinals

Ryan Madden and Kirk Breithaupt both drove in a pair of runs on Tuesday, leading the Franklin Knights to a 7-2 victory over Seton LaSalle in the rain-delayed first round of the PIAA “AA” high school baseball tournament at Jerry Uht Park in Erie. The win propelled the Knights (19-2) into the quarterfinal round of…

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PIAA 1st-Round Baseball Playoff Results – June 2&3

PIAA 1st-Round High School Baseball Playoff Results – June 2 and 3:   “A” Cranberry 2, California 1 Bishop McCort 5, Eisenhower 0 Elk County Catholic 3, Sewickley Academy 2 Carmichaels 5, Southern Fulton 4 Devon Prep 8, York Catholic 5 Canton 11, Freeland MMI 1  (6 inns.) Schuykill Haven 12, Jules Masterman 2  (5 inns.)…

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