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18 Year-Old Driver Gives Up After 10-Mile Police Chase In Clarion And Venango Counties

An 18 year-old man faces numerous charges after what police say was a ten-mile chase on Friday night. State Police officials from the Clarion station say the incident began around 9:00 PM when they attempted to pull over the suspect for a traffic stop on Route 208 in Washington Township in Clarion County.  Troopers say the…

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Steelers Win AFC North; Le’Veon Bell A Question Mark For Saturday’s Playoff Game

Antonio Brown caught a 63-yard touchdown pass and returned a punt 71 yards for a score, and the Pittsburgh Steelers captured the AFC North title for the first time since 2010, defeating the Cincinnati Bengals 27-17 in a game played on Sunday night at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. With the victory, the Steelers ended the…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 17

NFL Results  –  Week 17 All games played Sunday, December 28   Pittsburgh 27, Cincinnati 17 Baltimore 20, Cleveland 10 Carolina 34, Atlanta 3 Kansas City 19, San Diego 7 Houston 23, Jacksonville 17 Green Bay 30, Detroit 20 Dallas 44, Washington 17 Denver 47, Oakland 14 Seattle 20, St, Louis 6 Philadelphia 34, NY…

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Still-Ailing Penguins Are Shut Out 3-0 By Washington

Braden Holtby made 31 saves and earned his third shutout of the NHL season on Saturday night as the Washington Capitals blanked the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Eric Fehr scored twice for Washington (18-11-6), and Marcus Johansson added a goal.  Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury (19-5-3) stopped 31 of 34 shots…

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Penn State Earns OT Victory Over Boston College In Pinstripe Bowl

Sam Ficken sent the game into overtime with a 45-yard field goal with 20 seconds remaining in regulation before kicking the game-deciding extra point in overtime as Penn State edged Boston College 31-30 on Saturday in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium in New York. Christian Hackenberg had knotted the game at 30-30 with a…

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Pitt Names Pat Narduzzi New Football Coach

The University of Pittsburgh announced Friday that Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi has been hired as Pitt’s new football coach. Narduzzi will replace Paul Chryst, who has resigned to take the coaching position at Wisconsin. Narduzzi has also spent stints as an assistant coach at Miami (Ohio), Rhode Island, Northern Illinois and Cincinnati.  A…

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Magisterial Changes Arrive In Venango County

Monday (Dec. 29) will be moving day for the district magisterial judge’s office in Pleasantville. Under a restructuring of the Venango County court system, the number of magistrates in the county is being reduced from four to three.  It is all part of a statewide plan to trim the number of such courts by about…

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Car Hits Windblown Tree In Christmas Eve Crash

Not all was calm in western Venango County on Christmas Eve. State Police officials tell KQW that an eastbound vehicle traveling on Route 322 in Canal Township hit a tree that had been blown across the road.  The car’s hood, windshield and passenger-side mirror were damaged. Police say the driver called a towing company, but…

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Stolen Truck Catches Fire, Is Abandoned In Field In Southern Venango County

State Police are investigating a more-unusual stolen vehicle incident reported on Christmas Eve morning in southern Venango County. Investigators say someone stole a pickup from a Richland Township residence, but abandoned the vehicle in a field after it caught fire. The incident occurred sometime between 2:30 AM and 7:00 AM Wednesday. The State Police investigation…

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Oil City’s Ben Koyack Picked For Senior Bowl

Notre Dame tight end Ben Koyack, an Oil City High School alumnus, has been named to play in college football’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama on January 24. The Senior Bowl is considered a major showcase for graduating college gridiron stars, and has produced numerous NFL players. Koyack (6-5; 254 lbs.) has caught 29 passes…

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