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Clintonville Water Service Restored; Residents Should Boil Water For Consumption Until Midweek

Officials in Clintonville say the community’s water service was restored on Friday (Feb. 27), but Clintonville residents are being urged to boil any water meant for consumption until at least Wednesday or Thursday. Clintonville Water and Sewage had announced last Wednesday that their water booster pumps were “frozen up,” and they asked residents to conserve…

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Knox Boy Seriously Hurt When Car Strikes The Horse He Was Riding

A 13 year-old boy was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital on Friday afternoon after the horse he was riding was spooked and ran in front of a car. The car hit and killed the horse, and its rider was thrown off and was injured. The incident occurred shortly before 4:00 PM Friday on Route 208 near Knox. …

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2014 A Record Year For Pennsylvania Bear License Sales

The Pennsylvania Game Commission says 2014 was a record year for the sale of bear hunting licenses in the state. Hunters bought more than 173,000 licenses to find bears last year.  The total number of bears taken by those hunters was 3,366, the seventh-highest in state history. The Game Commission says the bear population in…

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Pitt Loses To Wake Forest And Falls To 8-8 In ACC Play

The Pitt Panthers made only one shot from the floor in the final six minutes of Sunday evening’s game in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and turned the ball over three times in the final fifty seconds, losing 69-66 to Wake Forest (13-16; 5-11 ACC). Michael Young led the Panthers with 22 points, while Jamel Artis added…

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Penguins Win Fourth Straight; Beat Columbus 5-3

Evgeni Malkin scored twice Sunday, and the Pittsburgh Penguins won for the fourth straight game, defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. David Perron, Derrick Pouliot and Steve Downie also scored for the Penguins (36-17-9), and Marc-Andre Fleury (29-13-6) stopped 22 of 25 shots to earn the win. Pittsburgh was…

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Jimmie Johnson Wins NASCAR Cup Event At Atlanta

Jimmie Johnson pulled away at the final restart with 13 laps left to run and won the Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 NASCAR Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia on Sunday. Johnson captured a Cup race for the 71st time, and won for the fourth time at Atlanta. The winner finished 1.803…

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PennDOT Again Reduces Speed Limit On Interstate 80 On Sunday

PennDOT on Sunday once again placed a temporary reduction on the speed limit on Interstate 80 in western Pennsylvania. Due to the latest winter storm, the agency lowered the speed limit Sunday morning (March 1) to 45 miles per hour for Mercer, Venango, Clarion and Jefferson Counties.  The area is under a Winter Storm Watch, as posted…

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High School Basketball Playoff Results – Saturday, February 28

High School Basketball Playoff results  –  Saturday, February 28:   District 9 Boys’ Class “A” 3rd-Place Game  –  Elk County Catholic 56, Venango Catholic 48 Championship  –  Clarion-Limestone 72, Cameron County 53   District 9 Boys’ “AA” Championship  –  Redbank Valley 40, Cranberry 36   District 9 Girls’ “AA” Championship  –  Karns City 43, Redbank Valley…

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Iowa Wins 81-77 Overtime Game At Penn State

The Iowa Hawkeyes got 27 points from their bench on Saturday, including 12 points each from backup center Gabriel Olaseni and reserve guard Josh Oglesby, and beat Penn State 81-77 at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College. Aaron White paced Iowa (19-10; 10-6 Big Ten) with 21 points, and Jarrod Uthoff added 11. D.J…

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High School Basketball Playoff Results – Friday, February 27

High School Basketball Playoff Results  –  Friday, February 27:   District 10 “AAA” Boys’ Championship  –  Cathedral Prep 41, Strong Vincent 40 District 10 “AAA” Boys’ 3rd-Place Game  –  Meadville 58, Girard 54  (OT) District 10 “AA” Boys’ Championship  –  West Middlesex 66, Fairview 34 District 10 “A” Boys’ Championship  –  Kennedy Catholic 48, Farrell…

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