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Harrisville Woman Injured In Clarion County Rollover

A Harrisville woman was taken to the hospital on Tuesday afternoon after a rollover accident in southern Clarion County in which she was trapped inside her vehicle. Police say 22 year-old Adrienne King apparently fell asleep at the wheel while traveling eastbound on Route 861 in Porter Township shortly after 2:00 PM Tuesday.  Reports indicate…

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Pitt Shoots 36 Percent In 81-69 Loss At Indiana

The Pitt Panthers shot just 36 percent from the floor on Tuesday night in an 81-69 loss to Indiana in one of the games in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge played in Bloomington, Indiana. Pitt (4-3) trailed in the contest by as many as 23 points. In a well-balanced scoring attack, Indiana (6-1) was paced by Emmitt…

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PennDOT’s Annual Drivers Survey Now Available

PennDOT’s northwest region office is asking motorists to complete their annual online customer service survey now available on the PennDOT website (www.dot.state.pa.us). The agency is looking for input from as many drivers as possible from Venango, Crawford, Forest, Warren, Mercer and Erie Counties.  PennDOT spokesman Jim Carroll calls the survey “a valuable tool that PennDOT District 1…

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Community-Police Relations Under Review In Pennsylvania

The recent headlines from Ferguson, Missouri have prompted looks at the relationships between the police and local communities here in Pennsylvania. A Harrisburg-based citizens group called the Community Responders Network has created initiatives designed to improve the relationship between law enforcement and local citizens, especially people of color. Ann Van Dyke, the co-chairperson of the…

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Foster Resigns As Clarion University Football Coach

Saying “I just feel this is the right time,” Jay Foster, Clarion University’s football coach for the past nine seasons, announced his retirement on Tuesday. The university followed by announcing that the search for a replacement will begin immediately. Foster was named the PSAC Western Division Coach-of-the-Year in 2009 after the Golden Eagles posted an…

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Hunter Arrested On Gun, Drug Charges On Opening Morning Of Deer Season

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has charged an Oil City man through the State Police with nine counts after they say a field check turned up a concealed handgun, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Charges against 49 year-old Ronald Harkless include carrying an unlicensed firearm, having loaded firearms in a motor vehicle, four drug counts including hunting…

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Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Opposes Federal Water Pollution Proposals

The :Pennsylvania Farm Bureau has come out in opposition to new federal proposals designed to deal with water pollution. The new rules have been presented by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers, seeking to limit the types of pollution, including agricultural runoff, which affect waterways.  The federal officials say that runoff eventually…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 13

NFL Results  –  Week 13   Thursday, November 27 Detroit 34, Chicago 17 Philadelphia 33, Dallas 10 Seattle 19, San Francisco 3   Sunday, November 30 New Orleans 35, Pittsburgh 32 Cincinnati 14, Tampa Bay 13 Buffalo 26, Cleveland 10 San Diego 34, Baltimore 33 Denver 29, Kansas City 16 Indianapolis 49, Washington 27 Green…

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Steelers Place Keisel On Injured Reserve, Sign Veteran Clifton Geathers

The Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday placed veteran defensive end Brett Keisel on the season-ending injured reserve list and signed former Washington Redskins defensive lineman Clifton Geathers to their 53-man roster. Keisel tore a triceps muscle in the Steelers’ home loss to New Orleans on Sunday.  In his return to Pittsburgh, the 13-year veteran recorded 17…

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Pirates Acquire Utilityman Sean Rodriguez In Trade With Tampa Bay

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Monday that they have acquired utilityman Sean Rodriguez from the Tampa Bay Rays for cash and a player to be named later. Rodriguez has played the past five seasons for the Rays and appeared at every infield and every outfield position.  In 2014, he batted .211 with 12 home runs and…

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