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Franklin Man Sentenced In Police Chase, Crash Into Historic Franklin Building

A Franklin man has been sentenced to four months to two years in the Venango County Jail, two years probation and fifty hours of community service in an incident involving a stolen truck, a police chase, and a crash into an historic building in downtown Franklin. 18 year-old Colin Agin must also pay over $14,000…

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NFL Results – 2013 Week 9

NFL Results – Week 9   Thursday, October 31: Miami 22, Cincinnati 20  (OT)   Sunday, November 3: New England 55, Pittsburgh 31 Cleveland 24, Baltimore 18 Kansas City 23, Buffalo 13 Philadelphia 49, Oakland 20 Dallas 27, Minnesota 23 NY Jets 26, New Orleans 20 Washington 30, San Diego 24 Tennessee 28, St. Louis…

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Two Charged In Weekend Crimes In Oil City

Oil City Police feel they have found answers to several weekend crimes through the arrests of two men they believe are responsible in each incident. Investigators say 24 year-old Shane Vitka, from Oil City, and 18 year-old Dustin Perry, from Polk, have been charged in incidents that included the vandalism of several cars in two Oil City…

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Steelers Score 31 Against Patriots, But Give Up Team Record 55 In Sunday Road Loss

Despite 400 passing yards by Ben Roethlisberger and a season-high 31 points scored, the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-6) lost 55-31 on the road to the New England Patriots on Sunday. The 55 points allowed against the Steelers’ defense, and the 610 total yards surrendered were both all-time records by Pittsburgh opponents. New England’s Tom Brady threw…

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Johnson Wins In Texas, Leads NASCAR Chase With Two Races Remaining

Five-time series winner Jimmie Johnson took over the lead in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup standings with a clear victory Sunday in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Tied atop the points standings with Matt Kenseth prior to the race, Johnson led for 255 of 334 laps, and…

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Pens Sweep Home-And-Home With Columbus; Zatkoff Gets Shutout For First NHL Win

Jeff Zatkoff (1-2) earned his first win as a National Hockey League goaltender on Saturday night in a 3-0 shutout for the Pittsburgh Penguins at Columbus. Zatkoff stopped 19 shots, and the Pens (11-4) completed a sweep of the Friday/Saturday home-and-home series with the Blue Jackets (5-8).  Deryk Engelland, Chris Kunitz and Jussi Jokinen scored…

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Pitt Drops Game To Georgia Tech; Notre Dame Comes To Pittsburgh Saturday Night

Georgia Tech’s defense sacked Pitt quarterback Tom Savage five times and held the Panther’s rushing attack to a net minus-five yards in a 21-10 victory over Pitt on Saturday night in Atlanta. Robert Godhigh ran for two scores for the Yellow Jackets. With the loss, Pitt fell to 4-4 overall, and to 2-3 in their inaugural…

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Penn State Now 5-3 Following 24-17 OT Win Over Illinois

Christian Hackenberg threw an overtime touchdown pass to Kyle Carter, and Ryan Keiser picked off an attempt at a matching score on a pass by Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase, and Penn State pulled out a 24-17 overtime decision at home over the Fighting Illini on Saturday afternoon. Sam Ficken’s field goal had tied the game at the…

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Franklin Man Dies In Crash At Sandy Lake Intersection

A Franklin man died Saturday afternoon when his car was hit by a vehicle which police say ran a stop sign at an intersection near Sandy Lake. The victim was identified by State Police investigators as 37 year-old Ryan Voorhees, originally from Stoneboro. Troopers say Voorhees’ car was hit by a vehicle driven by 27…

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Titusville Woman Dies In Route 27 Rollover, Fire

A Titusville woman died Saturday in an Erie hospital following a crash and vehicle fire early Saturday morning on Route 27 in southern Crawford County. State Police say 27 year-old Sarah Martin was traveling east through Oil Creek Township at about 4:00 AM Saturday morning when her vehicle traveled off the right side of the…

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