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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Is Saturday

Local law enforcement officials say that the Franklin (Cranberry Township) and Meadville stations of the Pennsylvania State Police will both be utilized Saturday (Sept. 27) as drop-off locations for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The State Police is one of many law enforcement agencies which will be collaborating with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s efforts focused on…

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James Harrison Returns To Pittsburgh

Retired linebacker James Harrison signed a contract Tuesday morning to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers, and reports indicate that Harrison will play Sunday at Heinz Field when the Steelers (2-1) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-3). The 36 year-old Harrison played one season for Cincinnati following his original stint covering eleven years with Pittsburgh.  He recorded…

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Analyst Scores First Gubernatorial Debate For Tom Corbett

Although he continues to trail by a substantial margin in the latest voter polls, one of Pennsylvania’s top political analysts has scored the first of three gubernatorial debates in favor of the incumbent candidate, Governor Tom Corbett. The Republican Governor squared off with Democratic challenger Tom Wolf on Monday night in a live debate televised…

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Wall Scrawl Leads To Police Search At Hydetown Elementary School

A note scrawled on a restroom wall led to a police search of Hydetown Elementary school on Monday afternoon. Reportedly, the note made reference to a weapon located somewhere on school property. Classes continued during the precautionary search.  Students were dismissed at their scheduled time, but were required to keep their personal belongings behind as…

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Butler Man Charged With Robbing Grove City Convenience Store With Machete

Law enforcement officials in Mercer County have charged a Butler man in connection with the robbery of a Grove City convenience store last Wednesday night. State Police investigators say 35 year-old Keith Sherbondy was wielding a machete when he forced a female attendant to hand over money from her cash register.  The robber then ran…

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Cash Box Stolen From Scrubgrass Lumber Business

Police officials are investigating a burglary that apparently occurred last Thursday night at a lumber business in Scrubgrass Township in southern Venango County. Investigators say someone damaged a door to enter the business and then broke into a cabinet which apparently contained a cash box.  The box and about $150 inside were stolen. The State…

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Pirates Win Another 1-0 Game; Magic Number For Making Playoffs Is Two

Andrew McCutchen homered in the sixth inning on Monday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates posted their second consecutive 1-0 victory, beating the Braves in Atlanta. Including a 1-0 loss to Milwaukee on Saturday night, the Pirates have now been involved in three consecutive 1-0 contests, their first such string since 1917.  Pittsburgh beat the Brewers…

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Penguins Lose Preseason Opener 2-1 To Detroit

Pavel Datsyuk scored a tie-breaking goal midway through the second period on Monday night, giving the Detroit Red Wings a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in an NHL preseason opener played at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Earlier in the game, Datsyuk had assisted on a score by Thomas Tatar.  Beau Bennett scored for…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 3

NFL Results  –  NFL Week 3   Thursday, September 18 Atlanta 56, Tampa Bay 14   Sunday, September 21 Pittsburgh 37,  Carolina 19 Cincinnati 33, Tennessee 7 Baltimore 23, Cleveland 21 Seattle 26, Denver 20  (OT) Philadelphia 37, Washington 34 San Diego 22, Buffalo 10 New England 16, Oakland 9 Indianapolis 44, Jacksonville 17 New…

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Two Charged In Home Invasion And Stabbing In Karns City

Two Karns City residents are being charged in connection with a home invasion and stabbing in that community. Police officials say the incident occurred at about 2:00 AM Saturday morning when two individuals forced their way into an Olive Street residence.  An occupant of the building, identified as 34 year-old Adam Bell, was stabbed numerous…

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