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Oil City Police Investigate Incident Involving Car And Pedestrian

Oil City Police officials have not released the name of the individual who was reportedly struck by a car on Oil City’s North Side on Saturday night. The incident reportedly happened shortly after 9:30 PM Saturday on the 200-block of Seneca Street.  Officials briefly closed the street to provide access for first-responders. An injured party…

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Two Arrested In Burglary Attempt In Which Homeowner Shoots One Assailant

Police say two men will be charged in a burglary attempt in Clarion County in which a property owner reportedly shot one of the suspects in the leg. The charges stem from an incident late Friday afternoon at a vacant residence on Kingsville Road in Limestone Township.  Police say the 63 year-old owner of the building…

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PIAA High School Football Championship Results

PIAA High School Football Championship Results  (all games at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey):   Friday, December 12 “A”  –  Bishop Guilfoyle 19, Clairton 18 “AAA”  –  Archbishop Wood 33, Central Valley 14   Saturday, December 13 “AA”  –  South Fayette 28, Dunmore 16 “AAAA”  –  St. Joseph’s Prep 49, Pine-Richland 41  

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Nittany Lions Climb To 10-1 With Home Win Over George Washington

D.J. Newbill paced Penn State with 20 points on Sunday, and the Nittany Lions improved to 10-1 with a 64-51 home victory over George Washington (6-3). Brandon Taylor added 17 points for Penn State, and Shep Garner contributed 10. Kevin Larsen and Patricio Kopriva led the Colonials with 15 points apiece. The Nittany Lions will…

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Pens Split Weekend Games; Take 3 Of 4 Possible Points

Cam Atkinson and Ryan Johansen both scored in a 2-1 shootout win for Columbus, and the Blue Jackets posted a 4-3 home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. The Pens’ loss followed their 3-1 victory over Calgary in Pittsburgh on Friday night.  Pittsburgh played both games without team captain Sidney Crosby, who has been diagnosed…

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Pitt Holds Off St. Bonaventure 58-54

Michael Young and Jamel Artis both scored 14 points as Pitt (6-3) held off St. Bonaventure 58-54 in a game played Saturday afternoon at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh. The Bonnies (6-2) fought back from an 11-point, 2nd-half deficit to take a one-point lead, but Pitt outdid their opponent from the foul line in…

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29 More Warrants Issued, 23 Arrested In Second Day Of Clarion/Armstrong County Drug Sweep

Twenty-nine more warrants were issued Friday in a multi-agency drug investigation looking into the distribution of heroin, cocaine and prescription drugs in Clarion and Armstrong Counties. Arrests were made Friday of at least 23 of the latest suspects identified by the state Attorney General’s office.  The announcement of the additional warrants followed by one day…

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2015 Pennsylvania Fishing Licenses Discounted Until End Of 2014

It might be an idea for a Christmas present for someone in your household. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has announced that the price of a 2015 state fishing license is being discounted by one dollar through the end of this month.  That would put the prices through December 31 at twenty dollars for…

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New Carlton Bridge Opens On New Lebanon Road

PennDOT reminds drivers that a new Carlton Bridge opened to traffic late last week on New Lebanon Road (Route 1015) in French Creek Township in Mercer County. The original bridge across French Creek was closed some four years ago due to significant deterioration.  Construction of the new span began last March. The new bridge is…

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Marcus Mariota Wins 2014 Heisman Trophy

Orgeon quarterback Marcus Mariota was named Saturday as a runaway winner of the 2014 Heisman Trophy, given each year to the player considered the most-outstanding in collegiate football. Mariota easily outpolled Wisconsin’s record-setting running back, Melvin Gordon.  Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper was third. Mariota set a Pacific 12 Conference record this season with 53…

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