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Truck Driver Seriously Injured In I-80 Tractor-Trailer Rollover Near Clintonville

A Clearfield County truck driver was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital Thursday afternoon after his tractor-trailer rolled onto an Interstate 80 guardrail and slid down the highway for about another ninety feet. 57 year-old Richard Bonanno, from Penfield, was being treated for major injuries. State Police officials say Bonanno was traveling east in Clinton Township…

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Venango Chamber To Host Luncheon On Electricity Billing; State House Committee To Hold Hearing On Utility Bill Shock

The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting its members and the public to a “Lunch and Learn” which will look at skyrocketing electricity bills, the results of electric supply shopping and third-party suppliers. The meeting comes in response to the numerous utility customers across the state who are experiencing what some call “sticker shock”…

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Penguins Blow Two Leads In 5-3 Loss At San Jose

The Pittsburgh Penguins held leads of 2-0 and 3-1 at San Jose on Thursday night, but after allowing four third-period goals they found themselves on the wrong end of a 5-3 loss to the Sharks (40-17-7). Winners of just one of their last five games, the Penguins now lead Boston by just one point in the…

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Pirates Rained Out Thurday vs. Toronto; Two Games vs. Minnesota Scheduled For Friday

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ preseason game with the Toronto Blue Jays, scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Bradenton, Florida, was rained out and will not be made up. The Bucs (6-1-1 in Grapefruit League play) were already scheduled to split their squad and play a pair of squads from the Minnesota Twins’ roster on Friday.  Gerrit Cole,…

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Governor Corbett Defends His Record In Office

Governor Tom Corbett is defending his record after an op-ed piece posted on the Wall Street Journal’s website criticized him for having few legislative accomplishments to show for his three-plus years in office. The blog entry criticized Corbett for not achieving critical reforms in education policy, pensions and taxes.  The Governor told Radio PA News…

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Knox Man Faces 193 Counts In Alleged Abuse Of Nine Young Girls

A Knox man was arraigned Wednesday on 193 counts amid accusations that he carried on inappropriate activities with nine young girls in his home. 44 year-old Aaron Cujas is accused of bathing the girls in groups, of pulling down their clothes, and at least once instructing a young girl to inappropriately touch herself.  The alleged…

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Polamalu And Miller Get Restructured Contracts; Steelers Cut Brown, Brown And Foote

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Wednesday that safety Troy Polamalu and tight end Heath Miller have agreed to restructured three-year contracts to help the team cope with the NFL’s salary cap. The Steelers also re-signed safety Will Allen, and cut linebacker Larry Foote, cornerback Curtis Brown and an offensive tackle, Levi Brown, who was acquired by…

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Penguins Swap Draft Picks For Goc, Stempiak At NHL Trade Deadline

The Pittsburgh Penguins barely beat the National Hockey League trade deadline Wednesday by dealing away three draft picks to acquire center Marcel Goc from the Florida Panthers and forward Lee Stempiak from the Calgary Flames. The Penguins will give up third- and fifth-round selections in 2015 to acquire Goc, and a third-round pick this year…

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Snider’s Bat Lifts Pirates Over Blue Jays

Travis Snider homered, singled twice and drove in three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates (6-1-1) downed the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 in a Grapefruit League preseason baseball game played Wednesday afternoon in Dunedin, Florida. Neil Walker added two hits, and Gaby Sanchez and Chris Dickerson drove in runs.  The win went to last-minute Pittsburgh starter…

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Venango County Trout Stocking To Begin Monday

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will stock more than three million trout in state waters preceding its opening days this year. And, Commission executive director John Arway says stocking has become an annual ritual in which many anglers take part. The complete stocking schedule may be found on the Fish and Boat Commission’s website…

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