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Bonuses Available To Veterans Of Operations Desert Shield And Desert Storm

Veterans who served in the Persian Gulf Theatre are eligible to receive bonuses from the state. Those who served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm may apply for bonuses of up to $525.  Joan Nissley, a spokesperson for the state Department of Veterans and Military Affairs, tells Radio PA News the bonuses are based…

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Meadville Man Dies In Labor Day Weekend Crash

One of the victims of a fatal Labor Day weekend crash in Pennsylvania was a Meadville-area man who died when his vehicle slammed into a tree after it left Route 322 early Sunday morning. Police investigators identified the deceased as Kyle Gillette.  A 17 year-old male passenger was treated for minor injuries at Meadville Medical…

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DuBois Woman To Be Charged With Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs At UPMC Northwest Emergency Room

State Police officials in Venango County say they will be filing charges against a DuBois woman for fraudulently obtaining prescription drugs from the emergency room of a local hospital through the use of false identification. Police have not released the real name of their suspect. Officials tell KQW that the woman arrived with her two young…

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Pleasantville Resident Bilked Of $2000 Through Grandparent Phone Scam

State Police officials continue to urge residents to not be taken in by the so-called “grandparent scam.” A Pleasantville resident lost $2,000 due to the scam last week. Similar to many other scams reported recently, the Pleasantville resident was contacted by telephone by an individual who said that $2,000 was needed to keep the victim’s grandson…

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Juveniles Charged In Thefts Of Golf Carts And An ATV In Sugarcreek Borough

Charges have been filed against six juveniles in the thefts of numerous golf carts from a golf course in the Galloway area in June and July. Over the course of an investigation by Sugarcreek Borough Police, the vehicles were eventually found in wooded areas outside Rocky Grove and near Two Mile Run County Park.  Some…

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Chris Kirk Wins Deutsche Bank Championship

Chris Kirk played the final 37 holes without posting a bogey, and won the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts for his second PGA Tour victory of the year. In a tournament utilizing a unique Friday-to-Monday format, Kirk closed with a Monday round of 5-under-par 66 to finish at 15-under-par 269 (73-66-64-66),…

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Kahne Wins At Atlanta; One Race Remains Before Chase

Kasey Kahne raced past Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin in a two-lap shootout, and won Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. Kahne’s first win of the season earned him a spot in the Chase for the Cup, which begins in two weeks.  The only remaining…

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High School Football Results – Week 1

High School Football  Results - 2014 Season Week 1   Friday, August 29 Titusville 25, Franklin 18 Oil City 37, Corry 15 Lakeview 46, Youngsville 0 Wilmington 28, Grove City 18 Girard 34, Maplewood 3 Reynolds 34, Cochranton 6 Meadville 32, Fairview 28 DuBois 61, Mifflin County 38 Conneaut 35, Northwestern 0 St. Marys 19, Bradford 14 Greenville 26, North East 8 Hickory 24, Strong Vincent 0…

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Pitt Rushes For 407 Yards, 7 TD’s In 62-0 Romp Over Delaware

Pitt rushed for 407 yards and seven touchdowns, including four by a sophomore from Erie, James Conner, in a 62-0 romp over Delaware in a college football opener played Saturday afternoon at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Conner ran for 145 yards and Rachid Ibrahim for 95 yards, while Chris James scored twice on the ground,…

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State Welfare Secretary Speaks Up On State’s New Medicaid Plan

It is being hailed as an historic agreement by the Corbett administration, as the federal government has given its conditional approval to a state-specific plan to reform Medicaid, but a top official says it should not be confused with an expansion. The current Medicaid program will change from fourteen benefit plans to both low and…

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