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Pittsburgh “Wins” Website’s Ugliest City Accent Contest, ‘N At

The city of Pittsburgh has been declared the “winner” of a website’s “Ugliest City Accent” contest. Pittsburgh’s “Yinzers” dialect topped that of the city of another Pennsylvania city, Scranton, in the final vote of a “playoff bracket style” contest among the followers of website Gawker.com.  Site officials say some 19,000 people participated in the final…

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Hornqvist Tallies Two Goals And An Assist In Penguins’ 3-1 Victory Over NY Islanders

Patric Hornqvist scored two goals and assisted on a third on Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the previously-unbeaten New York Islanders 3-1 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Trailing 1-0 in the second period,  the Penguins (3-1) reversed their fortunes when Hornqvist assisted on a game-tying goal by Evgeni Malkin, and took the…

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High School Football Results – 2014 Week 8

High School Football Results  -  2014 Week 8   Friday, October 17   District 10, Region 5 Meadville 50, Oil City 34 DuBois 77, Franklin 21 Conneaut 57, Bradford 0   Region 6 Cathedral Prep 56, General McLane 21 McDowell 34, Strong Vincent 0   Region 1 Wilmington 19, Lakeview 0 Reynolds 28, Mercer 14 Farrell 20, Sharpsville 13   Region 2 Eisenhower…

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Meadville Rushers Come Up Big Again In 50-34 Home Win Over Oil City

One week after they rushed for 600 yards but lost 79-78 to Warren, the Meadville Bulldogs recorded 560 ground yards and defeated Oil City 50-34 on Friday night at Bender Field in Meadville. Keeping their playoff hopes alive, Meadville (4-4; 2-2 in Region 5) saw both Faison McClure and Journey Brown top 200 yards rushing. …

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DuBois Wins In Another Rout, Beating Franklin 77-21

DuBois quarterback Gabe French threw for 422 yards and six more touchdowns on Friday night as the DuBois Beavers routed the Franklin Knights 77-21 in a Region 5 high school football game played at E.J. Mansell Stadium in Dubois. French soared past the 2,500-yard passing mark for the season, and now has 32 TD throws…

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Governor Corbett Addresses Ebola Fears

Governor Tom Corbett on Friday attempted to ease the fears that Pennsylvania residents may have about the Ebola disease, stressing that there are no confirmed cases of Ebola in the state. Corbett claimed that, despite headlines to the contrary, the Pennsylvanians who were on the now-infamous Cleveland-to-Dallas flight where Ebola was detected, are not quarantined. …

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Oil City Woman Injured In Bredinsburg Road Rollover

An Oil City woman was hurt Friday morning when her car traveled off a Cranberry Township road and rolled over. State Police accident investigators tell KQW the incident occurred shortly after 9:00 AM Friday on Bredinsburg Road.  The driver, 35 year-old Mandi Nason, was headed west and apparently had trouble maneuvering on wet pavement on…

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New Supervisor Named For Allegheny National Forest

A new supervisor for the Allegheny National Forest was named on Friday. Sherry Tune will assume her new duties on November 17.  Since February, 2012, Tune has served as forest supervisor for Mendocino National Forest in California. Tune will replace Erin Connelly, who announced in March she was leaving the post and moving west to…

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Pitt Ends 3-Game Losing Streak, Beats Virginia Tech 21-16

Chad Voytik hooked up with Tyler Boyd on a 53-yard touchdown pass play, and James Conner rushed for 85 yards and two scores as the Pitt Panthers ended a three-game losing streak by edging Virginia Tech 21-16 in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Thursday night at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Voytik also ran for 118…

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Penguins Lose With 2.9 Seconds Left In Game

Tyler Seguin scored a power play goal with 2.9 seconds remaining in the game on Thursday night as the Dallas Stars handed the Pittsburgh Penguins their first loss of the NHL season, winning 3-2 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Dallas had tied the contest at 2-2 with a score with 2:57 left, and it…

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