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Penguins Hold Off Oilers In 6-4 Contest In Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Penguins squandered a 4-0 lead and allowed the visiting Edmonton Oilers to tie them at 4-4 before scoring two times in the final period and recording a 6-4 home victory on Thursday night at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Steve Downie and Patric Hornqvist scored 66 seconds apart after the Oilers (18-39-11) had…

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Penn State Wins Second Big Ten Tournament Game And Moves To Quarterfinals

D.J. Newbill led three Penn State players in double figures on Thursday afternoon as the Nittany Lions (18-15) defeated Iowa 67-58 in the second round of the Big Ten men’s college basketball tournament at the United Center in Chicago. The victory qualified Penn State to meet Purdue on Friday afternoon in the tournament quarterfinals. Newbill scored…

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Flood Watch Issued Through Saturday Evening

With this week’s warmer temperatures and with rain expected from late Friday afternoon through the bulk of the day Saturday (March 13 & 14), the National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch, effective through early Saturday evening. The Flood Watch covers most of Western Pennsylvania, east-central Ohio, much of West Virginia and parts of…

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Shippenville Man Escapes Injury When Plane Flips At St. Marys Airport

A Shippenville man survived the flip-over of his private plane without injury in an incident reported in Elk County on Thursday. Officials at St. Marys Regional Airport say 64 year-old David Cox was landing his single-engine two-seater when wind blew the craft off a runway and into a snow bank.  Although the plane overturned, officials…

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Fire Damages Home In Sugarcreek Borough

Officials are trying to determine the cause of a fire that damaged a home in Sugarcreek Borough early Thursday evening. The blaze broke out around 6:00 PM at the Dennis McGinnis residence on Beatty Run Road near Cooperstown.  The occupants of the home were alerted to the fire through the activation of a smoke alarm. The…

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Oil City Fire Blamed On Careless Smoking

A fire that damaged a home in Oil City on Wednesday night has been blamed on careless smoking. Fire officials say the blaze began shortly after 10:00 PM Wednesday in a second-story bedroom at a residence on the 300-block of Bishop Avenue.  Oil City and Seneca firefighters responded, and had the fire contained within about…

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Clarion’s Kristin Day Wins NCAA Division II One-Meter Diving Championship

Clarion university senior Kristin Day successfully defended her national title on Thursday night, again winning the one-meter diving event at the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships in Indianapolis. In winning her third national title, Day garnered 506.85 points to the 499.40 points amassed by event runner-up Elizabeth Rawlings, from Wayne State.  Clarion’s Sarah…

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Long Ball Sinks Bucs In Boston’s 5-1 Win In Bradenton

Sluggers David Ortiz and Pablo Sandoval both homered off Pittsburgh reliever Ryan Beckman on Thursday afternoon as the Boston Red Sox (7-2) defeated the Pirates (4-4-2) in Grapefruit League preseason action at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida. Shane Victorino doubled home a run for the Bosox.  The Pirates scored their only run on a sacrifice…

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Franklin Area Chamber Of Commerce Honors Teresa Russell And Grace Solle As Women-Of-The-Year

The Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce honored Teresa Russell and Grace Solle as the community’s Women-of-the-Year at their annual dinner Thursday evening. Russell was employed by the chamber for about thirty years, is recognized as one of the founders of Franklin’s highly successful Applefest event, and was honored for the many hats she has worn…

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New Window To Open For Applications For Health Care Coverage

The Pennsylvania Health Access Network says we will have a new window during which to apply for health care coverage for 2015. The Network’s Antoinette Kraus tells Radio PA News a new enrollment period begins Sunday (March 15) for those who have not signed up this year, had to pay a penalty for not enrolling…

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