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Cochranton Man Hospitalized In Erie Following Wednesday Morning Crash

A Cochranton man was hospitalized in Erie on Wednesday morning after a one-car crash outside of Meadville. State Police officials from the Meadville station say 24 year-old Leroy Nahay lost control of his vehicle on a curve on Pettis Road in East Fairfield Township shortly before 8:00 AM Wednesday.  The vehicle hit an embankment, flipped,…

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Ben Roethlisberger Named AFC Offensive Player-of-the-Week

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been named AFC Offensive Player-of-the-Week for his 522-yard passing performance on Sunday in the Steelers’ 51-34 home win over the Indianapolis Colts. Roethlisberger completed 40-of-49 passes (81.6 %) and threw six touchdowns passes with no interceptions.  The yardage, completions total and six touchdowns are all career highs, and Roethlisberger…

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Pens Score Four In Second Frame For 8-3 Win Over New Jersey

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored four goals in the second period on Tuesday night en route to an 8-3 home victory over the New Jersey Devils (4-3-2). Sidney Crosby tallied his sixth and seventh goals of the season, and Patric Hornqvist scored his fifth, while Evgeni Malkin, Blake Comeau, Craig Adams, Pascal Dupuis and Steve Downie…

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World Series To Go Seven Games After 10-0 Kansas City Shutout Victory

The Kansas City Royals scored seven times in the second inning on Tuesday night and cruised to a 10-0 home win over the San Francisco Giants in the sixth game of the 2014 World Series, forcing a decisive seventh game to be played on the same field on Wednesday night. Royals rookie starter Yordano Ventura…

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Corbett Closer, But Still Trails Wolf By Double Digits In Last-Minute Gubernatorial Poll

With less than a week remaining before the general elections, a new poll shows that Governor Tom Corbett has gained some ground on his challenger, Tom Wolf, but still trails the Democrat by double digits. The latest Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows Wolf leading the Republican incumbent by 13 points among “likely voters,” but…

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Unemployment Numbers Improve Throughout The Oil Region

Figures released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry show unemployment numbers improved throughout the Oil Region in September. In Venango County, the jobless rate dipped below the state average of 5.7 percent to 5.6 percent, down from 6.0 percent in August.  Crawford County’s unemployment figure for September was 5.3 percent, down from…

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Shippenville Man Hospitalized After Clarion Rollover

State Police officials in Clarion County have released information on a dramatic rollover crash that occurred outside of Clarion early last weekend. The crash sent the driver, 26 year-old Shane Lockwood from Shippenville, to a Pittsburgh hospital. Troopers say Lockwood’s car left Stone House Road shortly after 10:30 PM Friday night, twice becoming airborne before…

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Bill Gabrys Announces Retirement As Franklin’s City Manager

The man who has served as Franklin’s city manager for nearly 29 years announced Monday he will be retiring effective at the end of the calendar year. Bill Gabrys made his announcement Monday night at the regular meeting of Franklin City Council.  Deputy city manager Tracy Jamieson, who is also Franklin’s community development director, will become…

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Supreme Court Justice Fingered In State Government E-Mail Porn Probe Annouces Retirement

State Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffrey, who was suspended pending an investigation into sexually explicit e-mails that he has admitted sending to people in state government, announced his retirement Monday. The state’s Judicial Conduct Board says it will close its investigations regarding McCaffrey, who has agreed not to seek senior judge status or another elected judicial…

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Tidioute Man Charged With Stealing Meds From Community Charter School

A Tidioute man has been arraigned on multiple charges after being accused of stealing prescription drugs from the medication locker at Tidioute Community Charter School. According to State Police at the Warren station, 37 year-old Ryan Myers, who reportedly worked at the school, was caught on video on at least three occasions taking medications which…

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