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No Injuries In Rollover Of Rig Carrying Copy Paper

Emergency responders say the driver of a tractor-trailer that overturned off the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 near Clintonville on Sunday night was not injured. The rig was reportedly carrying more than 22 tons of copy paper. The incident occurred around 9:30 PM Sunday.  State Police officials believe that the driver was reading a map when…

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$800,000 Cash Five Ticket Sold In Grove City

Pennsylvania Lottery officials say a ticket sold in Grove City for the drawing in last Friday’s Cash 5 lottery game is worth about $800,000. The ticket matches all five numbers drawn Friday. The ticketholder will receive a check that will have 25 percent of the total amount withheld for federal taxes.  The convenience store which…

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Vote On Final Franklin School Budget Expected Monday Night

The Franklin Area School Board is expected to take the final vote on the district’s budget for the new fiscal year at their meeting on Monday night (June 22). At last report, the spending plan stood at about $31.6 million, would require a draw-down from the district’s fund balance of over $480,000 – down from…

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Seneca Woman Treated After Coal City Road Rollover

Injuries sustained by a Seneca woman in a Saturday night crash in Rockland Township were reported as minor, even though her car hit a tree and then rolled over onto its roof. State Police officials tell KQW the incident occurred when 18 year-old Susan Sheatz was traveling a series of curves on Coal City Road…

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Spieth Adds U.S. Open Win To Masters Victory; Johnson Three-Putts On Final Hole And Loses

Jordan Spieth shook off a double-bogey on the par-3 17th hole on Sunday, birdied the final hole, and then watched as Dustin Johnson three-putted from twelve feet away on #18, giving Spieth the victory at this year’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. The 21 year-old Spieth becomes only the sixth golfer…

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Ontario Man Involved In Motorcycle Slide On Route 157

A Canadian motorcycle rider sustained only minor injuries in an incident in which his motorcycle slid from under him and traveled about another 300 feet before coming to rest against guardrails. State Police troopers say the incident occurred on Route 157 in Cranberry Township. Police officials say 43 year-old Zeljko Gunja, from Mississauga, Ontario, was…

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Nationals Sweep Pirates; Scherzer Earns No-Hitter In Series’ Middle Game

The Washington Nationals jumped on Pittsburgh starter Charlie Morton (5-1) for nine runs in the first inning on Sunday afternoon, en route to a 9-2 win over the Pirates and a three-game series sweep in Washington. The sweep followed an eight-game winning streak by the Pirates (39-30), and pushed the Nationals (37-33) back into first…

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New Agriculture Secretary Looks To Guard Against Avian Flu In Pennsylvania

State agriculture officials are taking steps to guard against the Avian flu spreading into Pennsylvania, and our new Agriculture Secretary is urging caution and vigilance among poultry farmers. Secretary Russell Redding says he has been in contact with his counterparts in Iowa and Minnesota, two states in which the bird flu has been having a devastating…

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Commission Releases Report On New School Funding Formula

After more than a year of research and work, the bipartisan Basic Education Commission released its much-anticipated report on a new school funding formula for the state on Thursday. The new formula is based on student count, and weighs students based on household income, the need for English language assistance and enrollment in charter schools…

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Authorities Charge, Identify Six Suspects In Clarion “Bath Salts” Mail Delivery

Law enforcement authorities have charged and identified six individuals they say were involved in the receipt through the mail of the drug known as “bath salts” following the delivery of a package of about a liter of the drug to the Clarion Post Office on Tuesday. The arrests are in connection with the investigation into…

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