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PA Medical Society: Don’t Forget Medicine Cabinets During Spring Cleaning

While homeowners begin to spruce up their properties inside and out following the most recent winter, and many communities stress the necessity of such cleanups to their residents, the Pennsylvania Medical Society urges us to include our medicine cabinets during the process. Society president Karen Rizzo tells Radio PA News the cabinets can be sources…

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Steen’s Goal Gives Blues A 3-2 OT Victory Over Pittsburgh

Alexander Steen scored the game-winner just 35 seconds into overtime on Tuesday night, giving the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. The Blues (46-21-7), who had lost three straight games but still maintain a slim lead in the NHL’s Central Division, outshot the Penguins…

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Orioles Jump On Reliever Hughes In 9-2 Romp Over The Pirates

Steve Pearce homered against his former team, and the Baltimore Orioles jumped on relief pitcher Jared Hughes for five fourth-inning runs in the Orioles’ 9-2 romp over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday afternoon in a preseason Grapefruit League game played at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida. The Orioles (9-13) pounded out 16 hits against seven…

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Pittsburgh Man Arrested In Franklin; Police Claim He Carried 260 “Stamp Bags” Of Heroin

Police are saying a Pittsburgh man arrested at a traffic stop in Franklin on Tuesday was in possession of about 260 stamp bags of heroin. State and local police officials say 27 year-old Lamar Wright was pulled over on Grant Street at around noon on Tuesday.  Wright was charged with several counts, including possession with…

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Titusville Man Sentenced To Jail For Allegedly Trying To Take A Police Officer’s Taser Device

A Titusville man was sentenced to jail on Tuesday in a case in which he allegedly tried to grab a police officer’s Taser device while he was in a holding cell in Titusville last October. 21 year-old Michael Buck was sentenced in Crawford County Court to ninety days up to six months in the Crawford…

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Passenger Sustains Minor Injuries In Route 8 Rollover

A passenger in a car driven by an Oil City man which overturned on Route 8 in Oakland Township early Tuesday morning received only minor injuries.  Police say the driver was not hurt. State Police accident investigators say the incident occurred shortly after midnight right at the boundary of Oakland and Cornplanter Townships.  Troopers tell…

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Bill Would Establish Veterans Courts In All Counties In Pennsylvania

Legislation proposed in Harrisburg would establish Veterans Treatment Courts in all sixty-seven counties in Pennsylvania. The courts, currently operating in eighteen counties, deal with military veterans who commit non-violent offenses by offering an alternative to prison in exchange for support to help deal with underlying issues such as mental health or substance abuse problems. The…

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Penguins Concede Pascal Dupuis Will Not Return This Season

With ten regular season games remaining, the Pittsburgh Penguins have conceded that forward Pascal Dupuis will not be returning to active duty this season. Dupuis has not played since doctors began treating him for blood clots in November, but the team had been hoping he would be available in time for the Stanley Cup playoffs.…

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Three Long Balls Pull Pirates To 7-6 Preseason Win Over Tampa Bay

Francisco Cervelli, Gorkys Hernandez and Pedro Florimon all homered on Monday afternoon, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-6 preseason victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Port Charlotte, Florida. Hernandez recorded three of the Pirates’ ten hits.  Starting pitcher A.J. Burnett  allowed five runs on three hits and three walks over four-and-two-thirds innings.  Burnett…

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Valley Grove School Board Says “No” To Proposed Talks With Franklin Over School Consolidation

The Valley Grove School Board has said “no” to a proposal from Franklin school administrators to discuss the merger of the two school districts. The Valley Grove Board voted unanimously on Monday night to “decline” the offer. A merger between Franklin and Valley Grove has been hinted at many times over the last several years, but…

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