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Negative Wind Chills To Follow Winter’s First Significant Blast

The next blast of early winter is expected to involve single-digit temperatures and negative wind chill factor readings – with more snow lurking in the background. After wet snowfall totals of close to a half-foot on Monday, temperatures had fallen into the 20’s on Monday afternoon and were expected to drop to ten degrees, or…

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Harvick Wins Homestead Race And NASCAR Sprint Cup Title

Kevin Harvick improved from 12th to first over the final fifteen laps on Sunday, and captured the NASCAR Sprint Cup Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Motor Speedway in Florida, thereby winning the season’s driving championship. Harvick entered the final event as one of only four drivers eligible for the season crown under this year’s revised format,…

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Pitt Edges Samford 63-56 To Improve To 2-0

Michael Young scored a career-high 20 points on Sunday afternoon as Pitt survived a scare in a game they thought they should have won easily, beating visiting Samford 63-56. The victory followed a 33-point win for Pitt (2-0) in their season opener against Niagara on Friday night. Jamel Artis added 12 points for Pitt, while…

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Video Reversal Leads To Pens’ Shootout Win Over The Rangers

Brandon Sutter found the net in the first extra round of a shootout on Saturday night, and the Pittsburgh Penguins followed a video reversal of a potential game-losing score into a 3-2 home win over the New York Rangers. It had appeared that a shot by the Rangers’ Dan Boyle in the third frame of…

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Cranberry Township Home Demolished After Saturday Morning Fire

A home in Cranberry Township just outside of Oil City was demolished over the weekend after a fire gutted the building early Saturday morning. A family of four managed to safely escape the blaze at a residence on Riverside Drive shortly after 1:30 AM Saturday.  Fire officials still do not know the origin of the…

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Three Sentenced In California-To-Venango County Drug Operation

Three men accused in a year-long California-to-Venango County marijuana distribution operation were sentenced Friday to 11-and-a-half months to two years in the Venango County Jail. Sentencing in Venango County Court occurred one day after the two former Franklin residents who had allegedly run the operation had entered guilty pleas to charges involving their roles in…

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Franklin Man Hospitalized After Ejection From His Truck

A Franklin man was hospitalized in Grove City over the weekend after a one-vehicle crash in which he was ejected from his truck. State Police in Mercer County say 26 year-old Kyle Nulph lost control of his vehicle on a curve on Route 208 in Springfield Township around 7:30 PM Saturday night.  The truck rolled…

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District 10 Football Playoff Results – Week 2

District 10 High School Football Playoff Results  –  Week 2   Friday, November 14   “AAA” Championship Conneaut 14, Cathedral Prep 7   “A” Semifinals Sharpsville 27, Wilmington 0 West Middlesex 34, Farrell 6     Saturday, November 15   “AA” Semifinals Greenville 21, Sharon 14 Hickory 35, Slippery Rock 27

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District 9 & Sub-Regional Football Playoff Results – Week 2

District 9 And Sub-Regional High School Football Playoff Results  –  Week 2   Friday, November 14   District 9 “AA” Championship Karns City 49, St. Marys 12   District 5/6/8/9 “AAA” Sub-Regional Final Somerset 27, Clearfield 0   District 6/9 “AAAA” Sub-Regional Final State College 29, DuBois 7   District 10/8 “AAAA” Subregional McDowell 35,…

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Pony Killed In Elk Township Highway Incident

A Shippenville man avoided injuries over the weekend when his truck struck a pony that had wandered onto Route 208 in Elk Township in northern Clarion County. The pony died after the collision. State Police accident investigators say the incident occurred early Saturday evening.  The driver, 35 year-old James Edwards, was unable to avoid hitting…

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