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High School Basketball Results – Thursday, January 22

High School Basketball Results from Thursday, January 22:   BOYS   D-10, Region 5 Oil City 46, Hickory 37 Franklin 79, Sharon 75 Meadville 62, Slippery Rock 55 George Jr. Republic 53, Conneaut 52   D-10, Region 1 Farrell 87, Rocky Grove 41 VisionQuest 76, Commodore Perry 73 Kennedy Catholic 81, Jamestown 40   D-10,…

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NFL Creates Art Rooney Award For On-Field Sportsmanship

The National Football League announced Thursday that a new sportsmanship award will be named after the late Pittsburgh Steelers founder Art Rooney. The Art Rooney Award will recognize players who “exemplify outstanding sportsmanship on the field.” The new award was announced in October, and each team submitted one of their players as a nominee last…

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Knox Man Sentenced To 9-To-18 Years In State Prison For Conduct With Young Girls

A Knox man has been sentenced to 9-to-18 years in state prison for his guilty pleas to ten charges in connection with his conduct with young girls. 44 year-old Aaron Cujas must also register under the state’s Megan’s Law requirements for the remainder of his life. Cujas had been charged last March with 180 counts. …

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Wolf Recalls Corbett Nominations

Another early move by Governor Tom Wolf in his first days in office has been his recall of all of the pending executive nominations made by former Governor Tom Corbett. Radio PA News says Wolf also removed Eric Arneson as executive director of the Office of Open Records and named Nathan Byerly the acting director,…

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Oil Region Alliance Announces Annual Meeting

The Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry and Tourism has announced that their annual meeting on Thursday, February 26 will include a celebration of the organization’s tenth anniversary. In addition to the election of board members and the unveiling of the 2015 Oil Region Visitor Guide, the Alliance will honor their Volunteer-of-the-Year, Leah Carter, their…

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Pennsylvania Medical Society Will Oppose Healthcare Tax Bills

The Pennsylvania Medical Society has already expressed opposition against certain pieces of legislature they expect to see appear or reappear in Harrisburg this legislative session. Organization officials say they are especially concerned about the reintroduction of bills that would tax healthcare services, and will oppose them if they are put back onto the table. Last…

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422,000 Pennsylvanians Have Enrolled In The Health Insurance Marketplace

Over 400,000 Pennsylvanians have signed up for healthcare coverage through the federal marketplace since open enrollment began November 15. Officials say about 422,000 people have signed up for a plan or were automatically re-enrolled. The deadline for applying for coverage this year is February 15.  Employees at the state Department of Health and Human Services…

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Blackhawks Post Shootout Game Win Over Penguins

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane both scored in a 2-0 shootout on Wednesday night as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. David Rundblad and Marian Hossa paced Chicago (30-15-2) to a 2-0 lead before Pittsburgh’s Zach Sill tallied his first NHL goal.  The Penguins’ Steve Downie tied…

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Five Spartans Reach Double Figures In 66-60 Michigan State Win Over Penn State

Five Michigan State players reached double figures on Wednesday night in a 66-60 victory over Penn State, keeping the Nittany Lions (12-7; 0-6 Big East) winless in Big East Conference play. Branden Dawson led the Spartans (13-6; 4-2) with 12 points, Gavin Schilling and Denzel Valentine scored 11 apiece, and Travis Trice and Matt Costello…

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Senate Committe Again Approves Scott Hutchinson’s Conventional Oil Production Measure

A state Senate committee has once again approved legislation introduced by Senator Scott Hutchinson, from Oil City, that is meant to protect and promote conventional oil production in Pennsylvania. Hutchinson’s bill would establish the Penn Grade Crude Development Advisory Committee, which would be empowered to study existing regulations and assist the Department of Environmental Protection…

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