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Cranberry Township Woman Charged After She Allegedly Tried To Stab Man At Her Home

A Cranberry Township woman was jailed over the weekend following an incident in which she was accused of trying to stab a man who police say was trying to remove his son’s truck from her property. State Police officials say 30 year-old Lori McMillen is charged with making terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment. Investigators…

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McCutchen And Walker Home In Pirates 10-2 Win In Milwaukee; Home Opener vs. Detroit Set For Monday Afternoon

Andrew McCutchen and Neil Walker both slammed three-run home runs on Sunday afternoon, and the Pittsburgh Pirates won the rubber game of a three-game series in Milwaukee 10-2 over the Brewers (1-5). The Pirates (2-4), after spending the first week of the season on the road, will face the American League’s Detroit Tigers on Monday…

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Penguins Earn Final Playoff Spot With 2-0 Shutout In Buffalo In Season Finale

Brandon Sutter scored both of the game’s goals Saturday night, and the Pittsburgh Penguins blanked the Sabres 2-0 in Buffalo to qualify for the final NHL Eastern Conference playoff position on the final night of the regular season. Pittsburgh (43-27-12) ended an 0-4-1 slump with the win, and will meet the Rangers in a best-of-seven…

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Johnson Wins At Texas Motor Speedway

Jimmie Johnson shot past both Kevin Harvick and Jamie McMurray with fourteen laps to go on Saturday night on his way to winning NASCAR’s Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. It was Johnson’s second Sprint Cup victory this season, his fifth at Texas and his 72nd overall.  Harvick, who also has…

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Water To Be Released From Kinzua Dam Will Add To Bloated River Levels

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that they are planning “significant increases” in the outflow of water to be released from behind Kinzua Dam, and the action will result in even higher levels on the Allegheny River. Even in areas of the river where there has been recent subsidence, it is expected that the…

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Bredinsburg Road Closed Due To Landslide

PennDOT  officials say Bredinsburg Road in Cranberry Township has been closed due to an “earth slide.” The incident reported around lunchtime Friday (April 10) has forced the closure of the road, officially known as State Route 2006, from its intersection with Route 322 to Deep Hollow Road. The slide has created an immense crack through…

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Regional Teen Driving Competitions To Include Event In Rocky Grove

PennDOT is teaming with several others to hold four Regional Teen Driving Competitions in northwestern Pennsylvania this week. One of the events will run from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Wednesday (April 15) at the Rocky Grove Fire Department.  The other competitions are scheduled for Monday in McKean, Tuesday in Meadville and Thursday in…

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PennDOT Announces Venango County Road Maintenance Schedule – Week Of April 13

PennDOT has announced its road maintenance schedule for Venango County for the week of April 13. The scheduled projects include the cleaning of bridges on Routes 8, 62 and 322 in the Franklin area and on Route 208 and Kennerdell Road in Scrubgrass Township. Also scheduled is ditch work along Nickleville Road and Kahle Lake…

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Connor McDavid Scores Record Five Goals In Erie Otters’ Game 2 Playoff Win

Connor McDavid, who realistically could be the number-one selection in this year’s National Hockey League draft, set a team record with five goals on Friday night, propelling the Erie Otters to a 7-3 home victory over the London Knights in the second game of an Ontario Hockey League Western Conference semifinal playoff series. Erie leads…

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Alvarez, Marte Homer In Pirates’ First 2015 Win

Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte both homered on Friday night, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates (1-3) their first win of the 2015 season, a 6-2 decision over the Milwaukee Brewers (0-4) at Miller Park in Milwaukee. Pirates starter Jeff Locke (1-0) worked six innings, and allowed two runs and seven hits while striking out two batters…

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