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Franklin Man Rolls Car, But Escapes Injury

A Franklin man walked away from a Clarion County rollover accident without injuries Tuesday. State Police officials say the incident happened shortly after 6:00 AM Tuesday on Route 322 just west of downtown Clarion. Troopers say a vehicle driven by 53 year-old David Christian had just passed another vehicle on a hill when it left…

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Keith Ferraro Named Clarion University Wrestling Coach

Interim coach Keith Ferraro has been named the head wrestling coach at Clarion University. Ferraro has served as interim coach since the resignation of Troy Letters as coach in September.  He has been a Clarion assistant coach since July, 2012. A native of Brookville, Ferraro won three District 9 high school championships and was part…

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Oil City Council To Take Final Vote On 2015 Budget On Thursday

Oil City Council plans to take its final vote on the city’s 2015 budget at their meeting on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 18). Council gave their preliminary approval to the $16.6 million spending plan in a meeting held December 4.  They had previously shot down a proposal that would have raised property taxes by nearly two…

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Lawsuit Regarding Franklin’s General Authority Continues Tuesday; City Council Repeals Dissolution Ordinance, But Again Rejects Mediation Settlement Agreement

The second of two days of testimony in a lawsuit brought against the city of Franklin by the city’s General Authority and the Borough of Sugarcreek was unfolding Tuesday (Dec. 16) in Venango County Court in Franklin. The proceedings began Monday after the rejection by Franklin City Council last week of a settlement agreement resulting…

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Rust, Dumoulin Score First NHL Goals In Pens’ 4-2 Win Over Tampa Bay

Former Notre Dame star Bryan Rust and Brian Dumoulin, who was a member of an NCAA championship team at Boston College, both scored their first National Hockey League goals Monday night in a 4-2 victory for the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Tampa Bay Lightning in a battle of division leaders at Consol Energy Center in…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 15

NFL Results – Week 15   Thursday, December 11 Arizona 12, St. Louis 6   Sunday, December 14 Pittsburgh 27, Atlanta 40 Cincinnati 30, Cleveland 0 Baltimore 20, Jacksonville 12 Buffalo 21, Green Bay 13 Dallas 38, Philadelphia 27 New England 41, Miami 13 Indianapolis 17, Houston 10 Denver 22, San Diego 10 Seattle 17,…

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Chris Weibel Named Interim Football Coach At Clarion University

Clarion University has named assistant coach Chris Weibel as their interim head football coach. Weibel replaces Jay Foster who resigned effective December 3. Weibel has been the Golden Eagles’ offensive coordinator for the past eleven seasons. A native of East Brady and a graduate of Kittanning High School, Weibel quarterbacked the Golden Eagles in the…

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Update: Three Suspects Break Into Plummer Street Home; One Rams House With S-U-V

Charges have been filed against three men following an incident on Saturday night in which the three are accused of forcing their way into a home, and during which one of the suspects then allegedly ran an S-U-V into the porch of the residence. The incidents occurred shortly before midnight Saturday.  Police say 29 year-old Michael Wade from Franklin, 22 year-old Montelle…

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Tionesta Woman Taken To Hospital After Two-Vehicle Crash On Route 157

A Tionesta woman was taken to the hospital on Monday morning following a two-vehicle crash which police say occurred when she tried to pass a vehicle that was making a left turn. State Police officials say the incident happened just before 9:30 AM Monday at the intersection of Route 157 and Sawtown Road in Pinegrove…

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Steelers Near Playoff Eligibility With 27-20 Win At Atlanta

Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, William Gay and Ben Roethlisberger all set team records, and Brown tied another club mark in Pittsburgh’s 27-20 win over the Falcons at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Sunday. With the win, the Steelers improved to 9-5, strengthening their status among this year’s playoff hopefuls.  Currently, Pittsburgh is seeded number-5…

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