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PennDOT Announces Venango County Road Maintenance Schedule For Week Of September 8

PennDOT officials have announced the schedule of road maintenance work for the week of September 8. These jobs are in addition to ongoing work on projects that have continued all summer, and the schedule stands subject to the weather. Added to the schedule for this week are ditch work on East State Road in Cranberry…

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Airline Server For Venango Regional Airport Again Announces Termination Of Service

The airline that provides commuter service through Cleveland for Venango Regional Airport in Franklin has again announced a date for the termination of such flights. Silver Airways says service to Franklin and to an airport in the Bradford area will cease at the end of this month.  As of this weekend, tickets were no longer…

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Steelers Survive 2nd-Half Scare, Beat Browns 30-27 On Last-Second Field Goal

The Pittsburgh Steelers completely squandered their 27-3 halftime lead in their NFL season opener against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday afternoon, but Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham booted a 41-yard field goal as time expired to give Pittsburgh a 30-27 victory. The Steelers have now won 11 of their last 12 home openers, Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger…

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19 Hits, 4 Homers Lift Pirates To 10-4 Victory Over Cubs And A Sweep Of A Three-Game Weekend Series

The Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday belted out 19 hits, including four home runs, bested the Cubs 10-4 at Wrigley Field in Chicago and completed a sweep of their three-game weekend series. With the win, the Pirates (74-68) moved ahead of both Milwaukee and Atlanta (both 74-69) into second place in the chase for the two…

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High School Football Results – Week 2

High School Football Results  –  2014 Week 2   Friday, September 5 Region 5 Conneaut 56, Franklin 10 Oil City 34, Bradford 0 DuBois 56, Meadville 24   Region 6 Cathedral Prep 42, Strong Vincent 6   Region 1 Lakeview 22, West Middlesex 20 Wilmington 49, Mercer 28 Farrell 21, Reynolds 13   Region 2 Iroquois 35, Maplewood 25 Cochranton 53, Union…

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Serena Williams Wins 18th Major, Third Straight U.S. Open

Serena Williams needed only 75 minutes Sunday to defeat Caroline Wozniacki to capture her third consecutive U.S. Open women’s singles title – her 18th major championship overall. The 6-3, 6-3 victory marked Williams’ sixth individual title at Flushing Meadows, matching the tournament record held by Chris Evert.  Evert won four straight U.S. Open titles from…

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Horschel Takes BMW Championship, Moves Into Second Place In FedEx Playoff

Billy Horschel fended off challenges by Bubba Watson and Morgan Hoffman on Sunday, using a one-under-par 69 to win the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills Country Club at Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. The victory moved Horschel into second place in the FedEx Cup playoff behind Chris Kirk with only next weekend’s Tour Championship remaining before…

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Three Sets Of Injuries Reported In Dual Crashes At Same Butler County Dirt Bike Track

Three people are recovering from injuries sustained last week in a pair of separate crashes at the same Butler County dirt bike race track. An 18 year-old racer sustained a head injury after an incident on Wednesday, and two riders were hurt in a crash the very next day.  The Wednesday victim was airlifted to a…

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Keselowski Wins At Richmond; Sprint Cup Chase Field Is Now Complete

Brad Keselowski earned his fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year at the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night, and will lead the field of qualifiers that will begin the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup next Sunday in Joliet, Illinois. Keselowski led on all but 17 of the…

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Four Pirates Pitchers Combine On 5-0 Shutout; Bucs Hurlers Hold Cubs Scoreless For 14 Innings On Saturday

Four Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers combined on a six-hit shutout on Saturday in the Bucs’ 5-0 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Combined with five innings of work in the completion of a rain-suspended game from Friday, Pirates hurlers held the Cubs scoreless over 14 innings in Saturday action at Wrigley Field in…

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