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Pony Killed In Elk Township Highway Incident

A Shippenville man avoided injuries over the weekend when his truck struck a pony that had wandered onto Route 208 in Elk Township in northern Clarion County. The pony died after the collision. State Police accident investigators say the incident occurred early Saturday evening.  The driver, 35 year-old James Edwards, was unable to avoid hitting…

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Penn State Becomes Bowl Eligible With 30-13 Win Over Temple

The Penn State Nittany Lions (6-4) became bowl eligible for the first time in three years on Saturday, coming alive in the second half to post a 30-13 victory over Temple. Akeel Lynch broke a 6-6 tie with a 38-yard touchdown late in the third quarter, a score that was followed 54 seconds later by…

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Pitt Squanders Leads, Loses 40-35 At North Carolina

Despite 220 rushing yards and four touchdowns from James Conner and five receptions for 160 yards and a score from Tyler Boyd, the Pitt Panthers managed to squander a pair of 14-point leads on Saturday in losing a 40-35 decision at North Carolina. The Panthers dropped to 4-6 and must win both of their remaining…

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Cement Truck Crashes Into Titusville Home; No Injuries Are Reported

A cement truck which lost its brakes sideswiped a minivan on Friday afternoon, and then slid into a Titusville home. City Police say the truck driver, identified as Richard Kinney, had tried to steer the runaway vehicle into a culvert, but the truck flipped onto its right side, sideswiped another vehicle and then slid into…

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3-5-4 Telephone Exchange Goes Down Saturday Morning

Emergency officials advised residents of portions of Clarion and Venango Counties on Saturday morning (Nov. 15) that an outage was being experienced with the 3-5-4 telephone exchange. KQW was notified of the problem at 8:42 AM Saturday. Residents with 3-5-4 phone exchanges are being advised to report emergencies by calling 9-1-1 or a Clarion emergency…

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Dupuis Scores Twice In Pens’ 2-1 Win In Toronto; Road Trip Nets Pittsburgh 4-1 Record

Pascal Dupuis scored two goals Thursday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Maple Leafs 2-1 in Toronto, finishing a five-game road trip with a 4-1 record. The victory was the eighth in the last nine games for the Penguins (11-3-1), who remain one point ahead of the New York Islanders atop the NHL’s Metropolitan…

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Four Reach Double Figures In Pitt’s Season-Opening Victory Over Niagara

Four players reached double figures on Friday night as the Pitt Panthers opened college basketball’s regular season with a 78-45 home victory over Niagara. Jamel Artis led the way with 14 points, Josh Newkirk added a dozen, Cameron Johnson posted 11 points and Chris Jones tallied 10. Pitt shot 52 percent from the floor, while…

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Cranberry Supervisors Give Preliminary OK To Budget With No Property Tax Increase

Cranberry Township supervisors gave their preliminary approval this week to a 2015 budget that would not contain a real estate tax increase. The $4.3 million spending plan would represent an increase of just under $100,000 from this year.  A small transfer from a reserve fund would balance the Cranberry budget. Final approval of the plan…

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Pirates Sign Burnett To One-Year Contract

Right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett will be returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates after spending the 2014 season with the Philadelphia Phillies. The 16-year veteran went 26-21 for the Pirates in 2012 and 2013, but was 8-18 with a 4.59 ERA in his one season with the Phillies.  Burnett underwent hernia surgery last month, but expects to…

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Former Businessman Pleads Guilty To Bilking Elderly Woman Of More Than $183,000

A former Franklin-area businessman entered guilty pleas to eight charges in Crawford County Court on Thursday in a case in which he was accused of bilking a Meadville woman out of more than $183,000. 69 year-old David Seagren, who authorities say now lives in the Bradford area, will be sentenced in January. Seagren pleaded guilty…

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