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Almirola Wins At Daytona; Montoya Takes Indy Car Race At Pocono

Aric Almirola captured the rain-shortened Nascar Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. Delayed also due to rain from Saturday night, Almirola won a race that was marred by two massive crashes, one involving 25 vehicles.  Only seven drivers managed to avoid both wrecks. Eleven different drivers have posted wins in the 16…

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Search Continues For Woman Who Jumped From Car On Interstate 80

Family members and friends will resume the search for a Centre County woman who jumped from a car on the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 between DuBois and Clarion. The missing woman has been identified as 37 year-old Susan Bachman, from Julian. The woman’s father, who was driving the car, says Bachman survived the Friday morning…

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Chicago Man Hospitalized In Erie After Motorcycle Wreck In Forest County

A Chicago man was airlifted to an Erie hospital Sunday after he wrecked his motorcycle on Route 666 in Forest County. State Police officials say 55 year-old Mitchell Morris lost control of his bike on gravel on the berm of the highway.  Morris was thrown from the motorcycle and was propelled about twenty-five feet through…

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New Castle Man Faces Numerous Charges After Allegedly Fleeing DUI Checkpoint At High Speed

A New Castle man was to be charged with several counts after he allegedly fled a DUI checkpoint at an extremely high speed early Sunday morning. State Police officials in Jackson Center say 30 year-old Matthew Schleh raced through their checkpoint in  Pine Township outside of Grove City at about 100 miles per hour at…

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No Injuries When Teen Driver Strikes Parked Car And Cement Mixer In Franklin

Police officials say two 16 year-old boys from Franklin escaped injury late Saturday afternoon in an incident near the bottom of Franklin’s 15th Street Hill. The young driver was operating a pickup that police say had been reported stolen, and failed to negotiate the ninety-degree turn at the bottom of the hill.  The truck struck a parked SUV,…

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World Cup Soccer Quarterfinal Results

World Cup Soccer Quarterfinals:   Friday, July 4: Germany 1, France 0 Brazil 2, Colombia 1   Saturday, July 5: Argentina 1, Belgium 0 The Netherlands 0, Costa Rica 0  (The Netherlands wins 4-3 on penalty kicks)  

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Franklin Man Receives Purple Heart 45 Years Later

A Franklin man was presented Thursday with a Purple Heart for which he qualified 45 years ago in a battle in Vietnam. 65 year-old Harold Bell was honored by representatives of local veterans groups at a ceremony at the Vietnam Memorial in Franklin’s South Park. Bell was injured in a fire battle on Hill 488…

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Three Year-Old Found On Porch Roof; Charges Filed Against Grove City Man

A Grove City man was charged late this week in an incident in which a three year-old child was discovered on a porch roof, reportedly close to thirty feet above the ground. Police in Grove City say the incident happened on June 19.  Someone passing a Dale Street residence spotted the youngster, reported the situation and…

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“Revenge Porn” Bill Headed To Governor Corbett

Legislation outlawing the so-called practice of “revenge porn” in Pennsylvania appears to be on its way to the desk of Governor Tom Corbett. The bill, introduced and approved in the state Senate, has passed the House unanimously, but House lawmakers added amendments which will face concurrence by Senators. The measure would make it a crime to publish…

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Federal Education Department Says Pitt, Penn State Charge Most For Tuition In The Country

A recent release by the United States Department of Education says the main campuses of the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University charge four-year undergraduate students more in tuition rates than any other publically funded schools in the nation. As a matter of fact, both universities charge more than twice the national average. According…

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