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St. Petersburg Fire Damage Estimated At $15,000

Damages are estimated at about $15,000 in a fire that damaged the kitchen of a residence in St. Petersburg in northern Clarion County early Sunday evening. A State Police fire marshal is investigating, but it appears the blaze may have begun due to a problem with a kitchen stove. The fire at a residence on…

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Brookville Teen Charged After Rollover Crash During Police Chase In Cranberry Township

State Police officials say a Brookville teenager is facing charges following a police chase  which began in Oil City on Friday night and ended when the suspect crashed a truck in Cranberry Township. Troopers say Oil City Police officers first spotted the 17 year-old male motorist driving without his headlights in Oil City shortly before 11:00 PM…

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Two Charged With Moving Man’s Camp To Different Location In Northern Venango County

State Police officials say two men have been charged with stealing a third man’s camp. Investigators say a Sandy Lake man had converted a construction trailer into a hunting camp, locating it along Balas Road between LeBoeuf Trail Road and Smith Road in northern Venango County.  Last month, the man discovered the vehicle was missing. …

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Rangers Win Twice To Force Game Seven In Pittsburgh

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 shots Sunday night as the New York Rangers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 at Madison Square Garden in New York for their second straight win over the Pens, tying their NHL Eastern Conference semifinal series at 3-3  and forcing a seventh game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night. Face-off time is scheduled…

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Pirates Strand Bases Loaded, And Fail To Sweep Cardinals Series

The Pittsburgh Pirates (16-21) lost an opportunity to complete a three-game sweep of a home series against the St. Louis Cardinals when they were unable to complete a no-out, bases-loaded opportunity in the bottom of the ninth inning and dropped a 6-5 decision, resulting in the end of a four-game Pittsburgh winning streak. The first…

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Kaymer Holds On For Victory At The Players Championship

Martin Kaymer sank a 30-foor par putt on the signature 17th island green at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida on Sunday, and followed the shot with a par on the final hole to hold on for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk at The Players Championship. Kaymer held, or was tied for the…

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Gordon Wins 89th Sprint Cup Race At Kansas City

Jeff Gordon won for the first time this season, but for the 89th time in his Sprint Cup career, taking the checkered flag Saturday night at the NASCAR 5-Hour Energy 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Gordon passed Kevin Harvick on the final lap, and extended his points standings lead to fifteen points…

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2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Choices And Rookie Free Agent Signings

2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Choices: Round 1  -  LB Ryan Shazier  -  Ohio State Round 2  -  DE Stephon Tuitt  -  Notre Dame Round 3  (compensatory)  -  RB Dri Archer  -  Kent State Round 4  -  WR Martavis Bryant  -  Clemson Round 5 – DB Shaquille Richardson  -  Arizona Round 5  (compensatory)  -  OL Wesley…

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First Oil And Gas Annual Report Released By DEP

The state’s Department of Environmental Protection has released its first-ever Oil and Gas Annual Report. The report is intended to provide information and insight into how the DEP attempts to protect the state’s air, land and water from pollution, and provide for its residents’ health and safety. A new video accompanies the report, featuring DEP…

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Area Milling-Paving Projects Updated; Schedule Includes Oil City, Franklin And Crawford County

A series of news releases have given us some indication as to what traffic snags may be encountered this week (the week of May 12) in this part of the Oil Region. In Oil City, paving is scheduled for a section of Route 8 that has already been milled. Milling work should end Monday on Colbert Avenue in…

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