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Penn State Becomes Bowl Eligible With 30-13 Win Over Temple

The Penn State Nittany Lions (6-4) became bowl eligible for the first time in three years on Saturday, coming alive in the second half to post a 30-13 victory over Temple. Akeel Lynch broke a 6-6 tie with a 38-yard touchdown late in the third quarter, a score that was followed 54 seconds later by…

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Pitt Squanders Leads, Loses 40-35 At North Carolina

Despite 220 rushing yards and four touchdowns from James Conner and five receptions for 160 yards and a score from Tyler Boyd, the Pitt Panthers managed to squander a pair of 14-point leads on Saturday in losing a 40-35 decision at North Carolina. The Panthers dropped to 4-6 and must win both of their remaining…

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Cement Truck Crashes Into Titusville Home; No Injuries Are Reported

A cement truck which lost its brakes sideswiped a minivan on Friday afternoon, and then slid into a Titusville home. City Police say the truck driver, identified as Richard Kinney, had tried to steer the runaway vehicle into a culvert, but the truck flipped onto its right side, sideswiped another vehicle and then slid into…

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3-5-4 Telephone Exchange Goes Down Saturday Morning

Emergency officials advised residents of portions of Clarion and Venango Counties on Saturday morning (Nov. 15) that an outage was being experienced with the 3-5-4 telephone exchange. KQW was notified of the problem at 8:42 AM Saturday. Residents with 3-5-4 phone exchanges are being advised to report emergencies by calling 9-1-1 or a Clarion emergency…

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Dupuis Scores Twice In Pens’ 2-1 Win In Toronto; Road Trip Nets Pittsburgh 4-1 Record

Pascal Dupuis scored two goals Thursday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Maple Leafs 2-1 in Toronto, finishing a five-game road trip with a 4-1 record. The victory was the eighth in the last nine games for the Penguins (11-3-1), who remain one point ahead of the New York Islanders atop the NHL’s Metropolitan…

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Four Reach Double Figures In Pitt’s Season-Opening Victory Over Niagara

Four players reached double figures on Friday night as the Pitt Panthers opened college basketball’s regular season with a 78-45 home victory over Niagara. Jamel Artis led the way with 14 points, Josh Newkirk added a dozen, Cameron Johnson posted 11 points and Chris Jones tallied 10. Pitt shot 52 percent from the floor, while…

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Cranberry Supervisors Give Preliminary OK To Budget With No Property Tax Increase

Cranberry Township supervisors gave their preliminary approval this week to a 2015 budget that would not contain a real estate tax increase. The $4.3 million spending plan would represent an increase of just under $100,000 from this year.  A small transfer from a reserve fund would balance the Cranberry budget. Final approval of the plan…

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Pirates Sign Burnett To One-Year Contract

Right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett will be returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates after spending the 2014 season with the Philadelphia Phillies. The 16-year veteran went 26-21 for the Pirates in 2012 and 2013, but was 8-18 with a 4.59 ERA in his one season with the Phillies.  Burnett underwent hernia surgery last month, but expects to…

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Former Businessman Pleads Guilty To Bilking Elderly Woman Of More Than $183,000

A former Franklin-area businessman entered guilty pleas to eight charges in Crawford County Court on Thursday in a case in which he was accused of bilking a Meadville woman out of more than $183,000. 69 year-old David Seagren, who authorities say now lives in the Bradford area, will be sentenced in January. Seagren pleaded guilty…

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Two More Plead Guilty In California-To-Venango County Drug Operation

Two more individuals accused of being involved in a California-to-Venango County drug distribution ring entered guilty pleas in Venango County Court on Thursday. 69 year-old Dean Graham and his son, 49 year-old Graydon Graham, both pleaded guilty to charges of participating in a corrupt organization and the manufacture, delivery or possession of marijuana.  Dean Graham…

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