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9/11 Memorial Observances Include Ceremony At Flight 93 Crash SiteIn Somerset County

Among the numerous memorial observances taking place today (Sept. 11) on the 13th anniversary of terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington D.C., there was a ceremony remembering the passengers and crew of Flight 93 which crashed on September 11, 2001 near Shanksville in Somerset County. Forty passengers and crew members perished that day…

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Two Meadville Residents Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash On Route 322

Two Meadville residents died late Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash at the same Route 322 intersection where a motorcycle operator was killed in an accident on Monday. Police investigators say 72 year-old Brian Walton and 52 year-old Charlene Walton both died when their vehicle was hit by a car operated by 83 year-old Noreen…

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State Lawmaker Says Reform Is Needed For School Reinbursement

A state lawmaker wants to overhaul the program that reimburses school districts for certain construction projects. School districts across Pennsylvania have been cleared to receive reimbursements for nineteen existing school construction projects, and state Representative Seth Grove tells Radio PA News two hundred other projects are waiting for that same help. Grove is calling on…

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McCutchen Slams Inside-The-Park Home Run In Pirates’ 6-3 Victory In Philadelphia

Andrew McCutchen slammed his first career inside-the-park home run, and Russell Martin belted a solo homer as the Pittsburgh Pirates posted a 6-3 win over the Phillies on Wednesday night in Philadelphia. The home runs both came in the fifth inning, respectively tying the game and giving the Bucs the lead. With the win, the…

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BOIL WATER ADVISORY POSTED FOR ROUSEVILLE BOROUGH; ROUSEVILLE EXPERIENCES WATER MAIN BREAK

Residents of the Borough of Rouseville who were without water service on Wednesday were being informed that the problem was created by a break in a main water line. The Borough has since issued an alert for Rouseville citizens to boil the water they will use for consumption until further notice. Crews were working Wednesday…

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Natural Gas Line Rupture In Clarion Causes Evacuations At University Buildings And A Business Plaza

The rupture of a natural gas line in Clarion Wednesday morning forced the evacuation of a couple of Clarion University buildings and a business plaza. Traffic was detoured around the area on East Main Street, part of U.S. Route 322. C-93 Radio reports that it appears construction workers on East Main Street struck the line…

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Phils End Bucs’ 4-Game Winning Streak With 4-3 Victory In Philadelphia

A seventh-inning single by Maikel Franco against Pittsburgh reliever Justin Wilson (3-4; 4.23 ERA) broke a 3-3 tie and gave the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 Tuesday night victory over the Pirates, ending Pittsburgh’s winning streak at four games. The tie-breaking base hit handed the win to Phillies reliever Justin DeFratus (3-1; 2.57 ERA).  Jonathan Papelbon pitched…

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NFL Results – 2014 Week 1

National Football League Results  –  2014 Week #1:   Thursday, September 4 Seattle 36, Green Bay 16   Sunday, September 7 Pittsburgh 30, Cleveland 27 Cincinnati 23, Baltimore 16 Buffalo 23, Chicago 20  (OT) Philadelphia 34, Jacksonville 17 Miami 33, New England 20 San Francisco 28, Dallas 17 Houston 17, Washington 6 Tennessee 26, Kansas…

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Oil City Teen Jailed For Killing Grandparents Commits Suicide In Jail

The Oil City teenager who entered guilty pleas earlier this year in the shooting deaths of his grandparents has committed suicide inside a state prison in Indiana County. Prison officials say 15 year-old Zachary Proper died by hanging himself with a sheet.  Although he had been incarcerated in a state prison, Proper was confined to…

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Thompson, U.S. House Vote For Restoration Of State-Federal Partnership Created Under Clean Water Act

Congressman Glenn Thompson was in the majority Tuesday in voting in the U.S. House of Representatives in favor of a bill that Thompson’s office says would restore a state-federal partnership created under the federal Clean Water Act. The House bill which passed by a 262-to-152 vote prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps…

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