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License Plates Designed For Paratroopers And WWII Merchant Mariners

PennDOT announced Tuesday that new Pennsylvania license plates are available for those who have served with a U.S. Military airborne unit or as a World War II Merchant Mariner. The new registration plates for those who are members or veterans of an airborne unit exhibit the standard plate configurations with images of jump and glider wings. …

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Pens Take 7th Straight, Beat Senators 3-1 In Ottawa

Dustin Jeffrey, Jarome Iginla and Tyler Kennedy all scored for the Pittsburgh Penguins (35-10), and the Pens won their seventh straight game and for the 22nd time in their last 24 tries, beating the Senators 3-1 in Ottawa on Monday night. Still without the services of Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, James Neal and Paul Martin, the Penguins…

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Alvarez, Martin Homer, But Bucs Lose 3-2 In Philly

Jimmy Rollins punched a two-out RBI single off Pirates reliever Jared Hughes in the bottom of the sixth inning on Monday night, giving the Philadelphia Phillies a 3-2 home win. The Pirates (10-9) had forged a 2-2 tie behind solo home runs by Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin, but could not forge anything else against…

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Gannon University Student Arrested After Allegedly Stripping In Library, Fighting Police

News sources in Erie say a Gannon University student has been charged after allegedly taking off his clothes in the school library and fighting with police. The reports say 25 year-old Christopher Hower was charged Sunday, and was lodged in the Erie County Jail. Police say Hower twice stripped off his clothes in front of…

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Bill Hager Resigns As Lady Knights Coach

The Franklin Area School Board on Monday accepted the resignation of Bill Hager as the coach of the Franklin Lady Knights basketball team. In three years with the FHS girls, Hager led his teams to two District 10 championships, appearances in seven PIAA playoff games, and an overall 75-8 record. Hager earlier spent two stints, a total…

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Worker Hurt In Explosion At Jamestown Munitions Plant

One person was injured Monday morning in an explosion at a munitions factory near Jamestown, Pennsylvania. The injured woman, an employee at the plant, was flown to an undisclosed medical trauma unit.  Officials say an exploded shell caused head and facial injuries to the woman.  No fire was reported. Five fire companies were initially called…

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Clarion Man Charged With Over 250 Counts In Child Sex Assault Cases – Update

Over 250 charges have been filed against a Clarion man who is accused of sexually assaulting two children. Among the accusations against 39 year-old Kirk Andreas is that he raped a 7 year-old girl. C-93 Radio has reported that 123 of the counts against Andreas are felony charges of indecent assault against a child under 13.  That alleged victim is…

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PHEAA Grant Application Deadline Is May First

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) reminds students and their families that the deadline for filing applications for the Pennsylvania State Grant Program is May 1. To determine eligibility for a need-based grant, families must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at PHEAA.org or fafsa.gov.  First-time state grant applicants must also…

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Pirates Win Last Three Against Atlanta

Clint Barmes slammed a pair of RBI singles on Sunday afternoon, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates (10-8) to their third straight victory against the Atlanta Braves. Justin Wilson earned his first major league win.  Wilson was one of five relievers who worked for Pittsburgh after starter Jonathan Sanchez lasted just three innings.  Jason Grilli earned his…

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Jets Trade Revis To Tampa Bay

The New York Jets Sunday traded cornerback Darrelle Revis to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In exchange, the Jets will acquire Tampa Bay’s top draft pick this week (# 13 overall), and a conditional fourth-round draft selection next year. Agents for Revis say the 6-year deal their client gets from the Buccaneers is worth $96-million, including…

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