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Parking Meter Changes Approved By Titusville City Council

Titusville City Council has given their approval to the doubling of parking meter rates in the city. But, the move is also accompanied by a decision to “bag” many of the meters not located inside a specific area of downtown Titusville. As for the meters that will continue in use in Titusville, rates will be…

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MegaMillions Lottery Jackpot To Climb To $224 Million By Friday’s Drawing; Powerball At $125 Million

Lottery officials estimate that the annuity value of the jackpot for the MegaMillions Lottery will grow to $224 million by the game’s next drawing on Friday night. No one matched the numbers needed to claim the jackpot from Tuesday’s $200 million drawing. The one-time cash value of Friday’s jackpot is currently estimated at $137.2 million.…

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New Military Commissary Opens Near Pittsburgh

A new commissary has opened to serve about 170,000 active, reserve and retired members of the military and their families living within a 100-mile radius of Pittsburgh. The $15 million supermarket facility is located near the Moon Township exchange, a department store post that had opened in August.  The new store ensures that military families in…

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Bumgarner, Giants Post 7-1 Win Over Royals In World Series Game One

Madison Bumgarner threw seven innings of three-hit baseball and Hunter Pence slammed a first-inning home run as the San Francisco Giants recorded a 7-1 victory over the Royals in the first game of the 2014 World Series played Tuesday night in Kansas City. Pence and 2012 World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval both contributed two hits…

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Jackson Center Man Now Faces Attempted Murder Charge For Allegedly Shooting A Friend Last Summer

A Jackson Center man who faced a charge of attempted homicide in the shooting of a friend last summer was arraigned instead in Mercer County Court this week on a revised charge of attempted first-degree murder. 22 year-old Matthew Sines was also arraigned on charges of both aggravated and simple assault, three counts of reckless endangerment…

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Clarion Police Investigate School Bomb Threat Suspect; Brookville Authorities Make Arrests In Multiple Threats

While Clarion Borough Police report they are investigating an individual’s alleged connection to a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of Clarion Area High School on Monday afternoon, and while they say that the threatening note found on the wall of a school restroom is nearly identical to “others in the area,” police officials in…

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Oil City Man Arrested For Allegedly Attempting To Break Into A Cranberry Church Building

State Police officials say their troopers arrested an Oil City man who they believe was in the process of breaking into a building at a Cranberry Township church. Police say they arrested 18 year-old Collin Hansley on the grounds of the Victory Heights Church off Route 322 Tuesday afternoon after they received two different calls…

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Governor Signs Re-Victimization Relief Act, Is Sent “9-1-1 Calls” Bill, And Faces Pressure From Mothers On New Gun Measure

Governor Tom Corbett on Tuesday signed into law a Senate bill known as the Re-Victimization Relief Act. The law allows lawsuits against prison inmates for mental anguish.  It amends the Crime Victims Act, and gives a victim the right to obtain relief, including monetary damages for conduct which continues the effects of a crime on…

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Conneaut Lake Park Sheriff’s Sale Put On Hold By Crawford County Judge

The state Attorney General’s office says the scheduled sheriff’s sale of Conneaut Lake Park has been delayed through a court order by a Crawford County judge. A statement issued Tuesday said the sale, scheduled for November 7, was put on hold pending a hearing scheduled for November 24.  The Attorney General’s office filed a petition in…

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State House Passes Amendment To Allow Lawsuits Against Local Governments Concerning Gun Laws; Other Bills Sent To Governor After Harrisburg’s Final Voting Day

The state House of Representatives on Monday, likely the final day of voting in the current legislative session, voted to approve a controversial piece of legislation that includes an amendment that allows groups like the National Rifle Association to sue local governments over local anti-gun ordinances. Radio PA News reports that, after several failed attempts to…

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