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Penguins Win Fourth Straight; Beat Columbus 5-3

Evgeni Malkin scored twice Sunday, and the Pittsburgh Penguins won for the fourth straight game, defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. David Perron, Derrick Pouliot and Steve Downie also scored for the Penguins (36-17-9), and Marc-Andre Fleury (29-13-6) stopped 22 of 25 shots to earn the win. Pittsburgh was…

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Jimmie Johnson Wins NASCAR Cup Event At Atlanta

Jimmie Johnson pulled away at the final restart with 13 laps left to run and won the Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 NASCAR Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia on Sunday. Johnson captured a Cup race for the 71st time, and won for the fourth time at Atlanta. The winner finished 1.803…

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PennDOT Again Reduces Speed Limit On Interstate 80 On Sunday

PennDOT on Sunday once again placed a temporary reduction on the speed limit on Interstate 80 in western Pennsylvania. Due to the latest winter storm, the agency lowered the speed limit Sunday morning (March 1) to 45 miles per hour for Mercer, Venango, Clarion and Jefferson Counties.  The area is under a Winter Storm Watch, as posted…

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High School Basketball Playoff Results – Saturday, February 28

High School Basketball Playoff results  –  Saturday, February 28:   District 9 Boys’ Class “A” 3rd-Place Game  –  Elk County Catholic 56, Venango Catholic 48 Championship  –  Clarion-Limestone 72, Cameron County 53   District 9 Boys’ “AA” Championship  –  Redbank Valley 40, Cranberry 36   District 9 Girls’ “AA” Championship  –  Karns City 43, Redbank Valley…

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Iowa Wins 81-77 Overtime Game At Penn State

The Iowa Hawkeyes got 27 points from their bench on Saturday, including 12 points each from backup center Gabriel Olaseni and reserve guard Josh Oglesby, and beat Penn State 81-77 at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College. Aaron White paced Iowa (19-10; 10-6 Big Ten) with 21 points, and Jarrod Uthoff added 11. D.J…

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High School Basketball Playoff Results – Friday, February 27

High School Basketball Playoff Results  –  Friday, February 27:   District 10 “AAA” Boys’ Championship  –  Cathedral Prep 41, Strong Vincent 40 District 10 “AAA” Boys’ 3rd-Place Game  –  Meadville 58, Girard 54  (OT) District 10 “AA” Boys’ Championship  –  West Middlesex 66, Fairview 34 District 10 “A” Boys’ Championship  –  Kennedy Catholic 48, Farrell…

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PennDOT To Replace Driver’s Licenses Which Were Issued Without Proper Security Image

PennDOT officials say they are in the process of replacing driver’s licenses which were issued without the property security image which serves as legal proof that the licenses are valid. Deputy PennDOT Secretary for Driver and Vendor Services Kurt Myers blamed the problem on “vendor error,” and says the problem may have affected licenses issued…

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State House Again Approves Liquor Privatization

There still seems to be a considerable amount of opposition, but for the second straight year the state House of Representatives has approved and sent to the Senate legislation that would lead to the privatization of the state liquor store system. Last year, a similar bill passed the House only to die in the state…

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Airline: Commuter Flights From Franklin To Resume Wednesday

Officials of Sun Airways announced at an Oil Region Alliance event at Venango Regional Airport in Franklin on Thursday that commuter air flights from Franklin will resume next Wednesday, March 4. Airport officials had told KQW earlier this week that the new air service would begin Sunday. The Florida-based airline will feature three departures for…

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Oil City Council Votes To Deed Parking Garage To Venango County

Oil City Council voted Thursday to deed the city’s parking “ramp” property to Venango County on the condition that funding is obtained for the county to demolish the condemned structure. The parking garage has been closed for about three-and-a-half years. County officials recently presented the city a proposal to turn the property into a storage and…

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