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Oil City Woman Charged For Having Minors Drove Her To Get Beer; Unlicensed Driver Crashes Vehicle

An Oil City woman faces numerous charges after police say she had an unlicensed minor drive her to several locations, including a beer stop, and after it is alleged the minor then took and crashed the vehicle while using it while the woman was passed out. State Police officials, who investigated the crash in Cornplanter…

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Steelers Reach Playoffs With 20-12 Win Versus Kansas City; Can Win Division Title Against Cincinnati

Ben Roethlisberger threw a touchdown pass to Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell scored on a one-year touchdown run, boosting the Pittsburgh Steelers into the NFL playoffs for the first time in three years with a 20-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs (8-7) on Sunday at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. The Steelers (10-5) can clinch…

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Clarion Man Accused Of Hitting A Woman Four Times In The Back Of The Head

A Clarion man has been charged after he was accused of repeatedly striking a woman in the head in an incident in Clarion Township late Saturday afternoon. 56 year-old Michael Blaha is accused of hitting a woman four times in the back of the head during what police have called a domestic dispute. State Police…

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First-Rounder Pouliot Scores In 1st NHL Game; Pens Beat Panthers 3-1

20 year-old Derrick Pouliot, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ number-one draft choice in 2012, scored in his first NHL game on Saturday night as the Pens defeated the visiting Florida Panthers 3-1. The goal was the Penguins’ second of the contest, and turned out to be the game-winner.  Team captain Sidney Crosby tallied his tenth goal of the…

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Lady Lions Win Record Seventh NCAA Volleyball Championship

The Penn State Nittany Lions swept Brigham Young 25-21, 26-24, 25-14 on Saturday night to win their record seventh NCAA women’s volleyball championship. With the victory, Penn State successfully defended their national title and broke a tie with Stanford for most championships. The Nittany Lions’ Megan Courtney was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.  In…

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Pitt Needs Overtime To Beat Oakland 81-77

For the second time in three seasons, the Pitt Panthers (8-3) were forced to come from behind and play overtime to defeat Oakland. Michael Young scored 19 points, James Robinson added 18, and Cam Wright and Chris Jones both recorded 16 points in Pitt’s 81-77 victory on Saturday afternoon at Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh.…

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Penn State Shades Drexel, Improves To 11-1

D.J. Newbill scored 20 points on Saturday. lifting Penn State to a narrow 73-68 victory over Drexel.  With the win, the Nittany Lions improved to 11-1. Brandon Taylor added 14 points for Penn State, and Tavon Allen led the Dragons with 15 points.

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Bucs Agree To Sign Free Agent First Baseman Corey Hart

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed with free agent first baseman Corey Hart on a one year contract reported to be worth $2.5 million. The 32 year-old Hart apparently will give the Pirates a right-handed hitting option at first base along with left-handed slugger Pedro Alvarez, who will move to first from third base. After missing…

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New York State To Issue Ban On Fracking; Producers, Environmentalists React

In New York state, government officials say they plan to issue a ban on the natural gas extraction method of fracking. The state had earlier placed a moratorium on the drilling practice until New York decided if it should join the Marcellus shale boom. Industry groups have already told Radio PA News the order would be good news for Pennsylvania in…

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Fire Ravages A Clarion Mobile Home

At least three fire companies responded Friday morning to a fire that was ripping through a mobile home outside Clarion. The fire was reported around 9:00 AM at a residence on Route 322 east of Clarion.  Some reports have indicated the mobile home will probably be declared a total loss. There were no injuries.  No…

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