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Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Now At $206 Million

Another national lottery jackpot has surpassed the $200 million mark. Officials are estimating the annuity value of the jackpot for Tuesday night’s drawing of the MegaMillions lottery will reach $206 million.  The one-time cash value of the jackpot is estimated at $131.1 million. In Friday night’s game, one Pennsylvania player won $5,000 and four others…

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National Fuel Files With PUC, Anticipating 2 Percent Drop In Gas Bills Next Winter

National Fuel Gas has filed with the state Public Utility Commission their purchased gas cost projection for the billing year beginning August 1. The company is projecting a decrease in overall gas supply charges which they believe should lead to a decrease in a typical residential customer’s monthly natural gas bill of just over two…

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New State Senator Proposes To Limit Number Of Handguns That May Be Purchased

A brand-new state Senator says he plans to introduce a bill in Harrisburg that would limit the number of handguns sold in Pennsylvania. Incoming Senator Art Haywood, from Philadelphia, says one of the first measures he will push would limit the purchases of handguns to one per person per 30-day period.  He tells Radio PA…

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State Supreme Court Rules Against Lifetime Registration For Juvenile Sex Offenders

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court earlier this week ruled that the state law that requires lifetime registration for juvenile sex offenders is unconstitutional. The Court ruled 5-to-1 that the law does not allow juvenile defendants the ability to challenge the presumption that they are likely to be repeat offenders. A spokeswoman for the Juvenile Law Center…

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Police Say 96 Year-Old Driver Caused Cranberry Crash; Other Driver Is Injured

An Oil City man was injured earlier this week in a two-vehicle crash in Cranberry Township which police say was caused by a 96 year-old driver. The incident occurred late Tuesday morning at the intersection of East State Road and Horsecreek Road. State Police officials tell KQW that a car driven by a 96 year-old…

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Texas Woman Unhurt After Car Hits Bear In Cherrytree Township

A Texas woman escaped injuries earlier this week when her car struck a bear on Route 8 in northern Venango County. State Police officials tell KQW that 52 year-old Penny Boehm, from Montgomery, Texas, was unable to stop in time to avoid hitting a bear that crossed in front of her car in Cherrytree Township. …

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Ohio State, Oregon Post Wins To Qualify For College Football’s Championship

For the first time in ten years, there will be no SEC team in college football’s national championship game. On Thursday night, Ohio State, led by third-string quarterback Cardale Jones, knocked out the SEC’s last remaining team, defeating top-ranked Alabama 42-35 in the Sugar Bowl, the second of the first-ever College Football Playoffs semifinals. The…

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Sutter Scores Late In Pen’s 2-1 Win Over Carolina

Brandon Sutter’s tie-breaking goal with 1:42 remaining in the contest turned out to be the game-winner on New Years Eve, and the Pittsburgh Penguins snapped a four-game winless streak with a 2-1 home victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Chris Kunitz had tied the score for Pittsburgh (23-9-5) with 22 seconds left in the first period. …

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31,000 Millionaire Raffle Tickets Remain

Pennsylvania Lottery officials said early Friday afternoon (Jan. 2) that about 31,000 tickets remain for the next Millionaire Raffle drawing, or a little more than six percent of the total number they have hoped to sell. About twice a year, the Lottery sells 500,000 tickets in a game that pays out 6,000 prizes, including four prizes of one million dollars apiece. …

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Pitt Finishes Pre-Conference Play At 10-3 With Win Over Florida Gulf Coast

Michael Young paced Pitt with 16 points on Tuesday night as the Panthers won their sixth consecutive game, beating Florida Gulf Coast 71-54 at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, finishing pre-conference play with a 10-3 record. Cam Wright added 15 points for the Panthers, and James Robinson tallied 12. Julian DeBose paced FGC (9-5)…

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