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Five Steelers Named To Pro Bowl; Bell Chosen As Team MVP

Five Pittsburgh Steelers players were named Tuesday to this year’s NFL Pro Bowl game. Meanwhile, Steelers players named second-year running back Le’Veon Bell as the team’s MVP for the season.  With one regular season game remaining, Bell leads the AFC with 1,341 rushing yards and has caught 77 passes for 774 yards with a total…

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Three Individuals Sought In Oil City Home Invasion And Stabbings

Local police officials are saying they are actually looking for three individuals as suspects in the home invasion and stabbing incident which occurred at a residence on Oil City’s South Side early Sunday evening – the two intruders and someone who drove a getaway car. Oil City Police are following up on a number of…

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Keystone High School Student To Be Charged With Making Threats

In Knox, police say a Keystone High School student faces charges in connection with alleged threats made about two weeks ago that he would “kill everyone” at the school on December 22.  That was Monday. On that date, school security was strengthened, but Knox Borough Police revealed the same day that a 15 year-old boy…

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George Junior Republic Employee Charged, Accused Of Having Sex With Residents

A Grove City woman who reportedly worked at the George Junior Republic facility in that community faces charges for allegedly having had sexual contact with residents at the school. State Police officials at the Mercer County station in Jackson Center say 25 year-old Sarah Trumphour has been charged with eleven counts which include institutional sexual…

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Missing 12 Players, Penguins Lose 4-3 In A Shootout Game In Florida

Aleksander Barkov scored the only overtime goal in the seventh round of a shootout on Monday night, lifting the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Sunrise, Florida. The Penguins were playing without twelve regular roster players – seven forwards, four defensemen and a goaltender – due to injuries, the mumps…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 16

NFL Results  –  Week 16   Thursday, December 18 Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13   Saturday, December 20 Washington 27, Philadelphia 24 San Diego 38, San Francisco 35  (OT)   Sunday, December 21 Pittsburgh 20, Kansas City 12 Carolina 17, Cleveland 13 Houston 25, Baltimore 13 New England 17, NY Jets 16 Oakland 26, Buffalo 24…

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Pirates Earn Right To Negotiate With Power-Hitting Shortstop From Korea

The Pittsburgh Pirates have successfully bid for the rights to negotiate with power-hitting Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang. The Bucs have thirty days to woo the 27 year-old Kang who hit .356 with 40 home runs and 117 RBI’s in 117 games with the Nexen Heroes in 2014, winning the Korean Baseball Organization’s Most Valuable Player…

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Pleasantville Man Gets Federal Prison In Paperwork Falsification Case Involving Plugging Of Abandoned Oil Wells

A Pleasantville man was sentenced to six months in federal prison and three years probation, including twelve months of house arrest, in a case in which he entered a guilty plea to a single charge of false statements made in paperwork certifying that abandoned oil wells had been properly plugged according to legal regulations. 45…

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Oil City Man Injured In Aires Hill Road Crash

An Oil City man was injured early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash on a rural road in Cranberry Township. State Police officials say 22 year-old Mitchell Littler was taken to UPMC Northwest in Cranberry following the incident at about 1:30 AM on Aires Hill Road. Troopers say Littler’s pickup left the road, traveled through…

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Cranberry Township To Receive Funding For Traffic Signal Upgrades

Cranberry Township has been announced as one of 38 municipalities that will share some $1.8 million to underwrite the costs of upgrading traffic signals under the state’s new “Green Light-Go” program. A little more than $4,500 has been awarded to the township to change over traffic signals at eight intersections to LED systems. The money…

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