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Pitt Evens ACC Record At 1-1 With OT Win At Boston College

Michael Young and Josh Newkirk both scored 15 points Tuesday night as the Pitt Panthers held off Boston College in a 61-60 overtime contest at Chestnut Hill. Sheldon Jeter added 11 points, and Pitt (11-4 overall) evened their ACC record at 1-1. Olivier Hanlan scored a game high 18 points for Boston College (7-6; 0-2).…

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Penn State Drops To 0-3 In Big East Play

Following their 12-1 start to the college basketball season, the Penn State Nittany Lions have lost their first three games in Big Ten Conference play. The Nittany Lions (12-4; 0-3 Big East) dropped their conference home opener 73-64 to Michigan on Tuesday night.  Caris LeVert led Michigan (9-6;2-1) with 18 points, and Zak Irvin added…

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz And Biggio Named To Baseball Hall-Of-Fame

For the first time since 1955, four players have been elected in the same year to the Baseball Hall-of-Fame. The new “class,” which will be inducted this summer in Cooperstown, New York, includes pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz and second baseman Craig Biggio. Johnson was named on 97.3 percent of the ballots…

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Lake Effect Snow Warning And Wind Chill Advisory Are Both Posted

The National Weather Service has posted a Lake Effect Snow Warning to extend until 4:00 AM Thursday morning (Jan. 8) and a Wind Chill Advisory, effective until 1:00 PM Thursday afternoon. A Lake Effect Snow Warning means lake effect snows will make travel hazardous.  Such storms may align themselves in bands and drop several inches…

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Pennsylvania’s New Legislature, Federal Lawmakers Sworn In On Tuesday

A new legislative session began in Pennsylvania on Tuesday with the swearing-in of the members of the State Senate and House of Representatives. The session will find solid Republican majorities in both chambers who will be dealing with a new Democratic Governor.  Governor-Elect Tom Wolf will take office on January 20. Former House Republican Majority…

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Nearly 9,000 Lose Power Tuesday In Warren County

Most Warren County residents who spent several hours without electricity on Tuesday had their power restored by about 10:30 PM Tuesday night. The outage, reportedly caused by the downing of a high-voltage line in the Warren area affected nearly 9,000 homes and businesses from Warren to Pittsfield.  The problem cropped up late Tuesday afternoon. There…

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Conneaut Lake Park Trustees Granted Additional Time To Prepare Financial Report

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has granted the trustees of Conneaut Lake Park additional time to prepare for the filing of details regarding the park’s financial status. The trustees, who filed early last month for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, appeared before Judge Jeffrey Deller on Tuesday and were given until January 30 to coordinate their…

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Former Reno Financial Adviser Petitions To Have Guilty Plea Withdrawn

A former financial adviser who had an office in Reno has asked Crawford County Court to withdraw his guilty pleas in a case in which he  was accused of stealing money from a Meadville woman who is in her nineties. 70 year-old David Seagren, who reportedly now lives in the Bradford area, will next face a…

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One Hurt In Car-School Bus Crash In Oil City; Lone Student On Bus Was Uninjured

Although one injury was reported Monday morning in a crash between a car and a school bus in Oil City, officials say the injured party was not the lone student who had been riding the bus. The incident occurred during a snowstorm shortly after 7:45 AM at the intersection of Washington and Harriott Avenues.  An…

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One Death, 133 Injuries Reported In 404 New Years Crashes Investigated By State Police

The Pennsylvania State Police say there was one death and 133 other people were injured in the 404 automobile crashes their troopers investigated over the three-day New Years holiday travel period from December 31 through January 2. Those numbers compare to one death and 146 injuries in 836 crashes last New Years. Troopers made 271…

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