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Truck Dumps Coal Along Emlenton-Area Road In Monday Afternoon Incident

A partial load of coal ended up along the woods line just off an Emlenton-area road on Monday afternoon when a truck driven by a Knox man tipped onto its side. Accident investigators say the driver, 54 year-old Larry Black, was not injured. The incident occurred shortly after 2:30 PM on West Home Road in Richland Township. …

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Juvenile Hurt In A-T-V Rollover

Officials are now confirming that a juvenile passenger was injured early Sunday evening when an all-terrain vehicle overturned on a rural road in southern Venango County. KQW News had earlier reported that it was the operator of the A-T-V who had been taken to the hospital. State Police officials say a vehicle driven by 25 year-old Tyler…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 12

NFL Results  –  Week 12   Thursday, November 20 Oakland 24, Kansas City 20   Sunday, November 23 Cincinnati   22, Houston 13 Cleveland 26, Atlanta 24 Philadelphia 43, Tennessee 24 New England 34, Detroit 9 Dallas 31, NY Giants 28 Denver 39, Miami 36 Indianapolis 23, Jacksonville 3 Green Bay 24, Minnesota  21 San Francisco…

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Pitt Opens Maui Invitational With 81-68 Win Over Host Chaminade

The Pitt Panthers rebounded from a Friday loss at Hawaii by beating host Chaminade 81-68 on Monday night in the first round of the Maui Invitational. Pitt’s Derrick Randall set a tournament record with 21 rebounds, while scoring 11 points.  Michael Young recorded 27 points and 15 rebounds.  James Robinson added 17 points, and Josh…

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State Department Of Public Welfare Changes Name

Monday (Nov. 24) was the day that the state’s Department of Public Welfare underwent a name change. The agency now officially becomes the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. The name change was approved by the state legislature with lawmakers saying they would minimize the costs of the change-over by having the agency use old letterhead and…

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Wind Advisory Posted On Milder Monday, Preceding Colder Temperatures Monday Night

The National Weather Service has posted a Wind Advisory for the Oil Region, effective from 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM Monday (November 24). Accompanying temperatures peaking Monday well into the 60’s, wind gusts as high as 48 miles per hour are possible.  In addition to obvious potential problems such as downed tree limbs and power…

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Law Enforcement Searches For Person Responsible For Pleasantville Oil Line Damage

State Police officials say a search is being conducted for whoever is responsible for damaging an oil line on a series of oil wells near Pleasantville. The vandalism caused a large amount of crude oil to spill onto the ground and into a nearby stream. Investigators believe the incident occurred sometime Friday afternoon or early…

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Penn State Goes 2-1 At Charleston Tournament

Guard D.J. Newbill totaled 83 points over the weekend as Penn State took two of three games at the Charleston Classic college basketball tournament in South Carolina. Newbill led all scorers with 22 points, and Shep Garner added 13 as the Nittany Lions capped off tourney play with a 63-61 win over Southern California on…

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Islanders Take Two From Penguins; Teams Are Now Tied For First Place

Jaroslav Halak stopped 27 of 28 shots on Saturday night, leading the New York Islanders to their second win in two nights over the Pittsburgh Penguins, winning 4-1 in Uniondale, New York. With the win, the Islanders (14-6) tied the Penguins (13-4-2) for first place in the NHL’s Metropolitan Division. Evgeni Malkin gave the Pens…

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Cooperstown-Area Man Charged In Alleged Sexual Relationship With 12 Year-Old Girl

A Cooperstown-area man was arraigned last week on eight charges in connection with an alleged sexual relationship with a 12 year-old girl. 43 year-old Keith Moore is charged with the rape of a child, statutory sexual assault, the corruption of a minor and numerous counts of indecent assault. Investigators say Moore is accused of carrying…

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