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Former NFL Kicker Rob Bironas Killed In S-U-V Crash; Was Terry Bradshaw’s Son-In-Law

Former National Football League kicker Rob Bironas died in an automobile crash on in Tennessee on Saturday night.  Bironas was only 36. Bironas was the NFL’s fourth most-accurate field goal kicker and  was the Tennessee Titans’ second-leading career scorer.  Tennessee released him in March, and he had subsequently had tryouts with Detroit and Tampa Bay.…

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Pilot Who Crashes At Clarion County Airport Is Hospitalized in Pittsburgh

An unidentified pilot from eastern Pennsylvania was hospitalized in Pittsburgh over the weekend after a plane he was flying crashed upon takeoff from Clarion County Airport in Paint Township. The crash occurred shortly before 2:00 PM Saturday. The Federal Aviation Administration responded to the scene to investigate the incident.  Airport officials were able to tow the aircraft…

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Sunday Morning Fire Damages Oil City Kitchen

Oil City firefighters were on the scene of a small residential fire for about a hour Sunday morning. When they arrived, a couple and their young child had safely escaped the fire which broke out at about 7:30 AM at a home on the 700-block of West First Street.  Responders contained the blaze to the kitchen.…

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Two Hurt In Three-Vehicle Crash West Of Clarion

A Cranberry resident and a woman from Blair County were injured late Friday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash on Route 322 west of Clarion. State Police officials say a vehicle driven by 36 year-old Jawnee Leadbetter, from Cranberry, had come to a stop in a line of traffic, and another car, operated by 63 year-old Michael…

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Logano Is Second Chase Winner; Takes Checkered Flag At New Hampshire

Joey Logano won under a green-white checkered flag finish on Sunday at the second of the ten NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup races, claiming victory at the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. It was Logano’s fourth victory of the season and the seventh of his career. Rookie Kyle…

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Powerball Jackpot Expected To Reach $225 Million

Lottery officials are estimating that the annuity value of the jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing of the Powerball Lottery will reach $225 million. No one matched all numbers necessary to win Saturday night’s $196 million prize.  The top prizes to be paid for Saturday’s game here in Pennsylvania will be $10,000 – to be awarded to…

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High School Football Results – 2014 Week 4

High School Football Results  –  2014 Week 4   Thursday, September 18   Region 4 Girard 35, Mercyhurst Prep 0   Friday, September 19   General McLane 31, Oil City 29 Reynolds 57, Franklin 14 Conneaut 43, Strong Vincent 8 Cathedral Prep 51, DuBois 21 Karns City 16, Clarion 6 Moniteau 54, A-C Valley 6 St. Marys 56, Keystone 30 Punxsutawney 54.…

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Penn State 4-0 After 48-7 Rout Of Massachusetts

Bill Belton and Zack Zwinak both rushed for two touchdowns Saturday, and Penn State improved to 4-0 with a 48-7 rout of Massachusetts at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions carried the ball 45 times for 228 yards, led by Akeel Lynch with 81 rushing yards and a score.  Sam Ficken added a pair of field…

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Pitt Lets Halftime Lead Slip Away, Loses 24-21 To Iowa

The Pitt Panthers (3-1) let a ten-point halftime lead slip through their fingers and dropped a 24-21 decision to Iowa at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon. Chris James and James Conner both scored on first-half touchdown runs, and a 33-yard field goal by Chris Blewitt with two seconds remaining in the first half…

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Oil City’s 4th-Quarter Charge Is Not Enough; Oilers Drop 31-29 Home Decision To General McLane

A late charge in which the Oil City Oilers scored 22 points in the game’s last eight minutes proved to be just a play or two too little Friday night, and the Oilers lost a 31-29 decision to “AAAA” General McLane at the Oil Field. Both teams came out of the contest with 3-1 records.…

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