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Leeper Man Accused Of The Rape Of A Child

Charges have been filed in Clarion County against a Leeper man who is accused of raping a child. The alleged victim is listed as an eight year-old boy. 29 year-old Mitchell Altman is charged with seven counts.  Altman is accused of making the victim watch pornographic movies before allegedly sexually assaulting him at a residence…

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Wolf Prepares Budget Address For Next Fiscal Year While State Lawmakers Again Review This Year’s Spending Plan

Governor Tom Wolf previewed his address for Tuesday presenting a Pennsylvania budget proposal for next fiscal year with a short video released Monday. In the preview, Wolf said that the state is at a crossroads, and cannot afford inaction.  The Governor promised he would call Tuesday (11:30 am) for a $60 million-dollar increase for pre-kindergarten…

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11 Fire Companies Respond To Plant Building Fire In Allegheny Township

Firefighters from eleven different departments responded Saturday morning to a fire at a plant in northeastern Butler County. No injuries were reported in a blaze that was brought under control in about forty-five minutes, although some of the responders remained on the scene for more than  three hours.  Reports indicate much of the damage was…

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Four Movers Detained For Immigration Hearing After Allegedly Demanding More Money From Woman Settling In Oil City

Four men working for a moving company based in New Jersey were detained in Oil City on Saturday after local police received a call from a woman who claimed they were demanding $1,000 extra for their services. The woman, who was moving to Oil City from the Cape Cod area of Massachusetts, told police she…

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Two Hurt When Car Slams Into Large Wood Pile

Two Erie-area residents were injured on Thursday morning when their car left the road and slammed into a large wood pile in northern Clarion County. State Police officials say 20 year-old Youngxuan Tian was traveling north on Route 36 in Farmington Township at a high rate of speed when her car sped off the east…

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Shippenville Couple Arrested In Meth Lab Investigation

A Shippenville couple has been arrested in a methamphetamine production investigation being conducted by Clarion County law enforcement officials. 31 year-old Steven Wilson and 28 year-old Amanda Wilson both face charges of operating a methamphetamine lab, conspiracy, manufacturing, delivering or possessing a controlled substance and the possession of ingredients used to make methamphetamine. The meth…

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Franklin On Ice Weekend Is Here

Franklin’s first weekend of February will be a little more “Super” this time around because the annual Franklin On Ice event is scheduled for football’s big weekend this year. Most of the activity, including ice carving and a speed-carving competition, are scheduled for Saturday (Feb. 6).  Other Saturday events will include a chili cook-off, a children’s comedy…

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Governor Signs Bill Delaying Keystone Exams Requirement For High School Graduation

Governor Tom Wolf has signed into law legislation which delays by two years the implementation of the Keystone Exams as a requirement for graduation from high school. The bill delays until the 2018-2019 school year the stipulation that high school seniors pass certain end-of-the-year tests before they can receive their diplomas.  Wolf said higher standards…

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Republican Lawmaker Proposes Severance Tax On Natural Gas Drilling

A Republican state lawmaker is proposing a severance tax on natural gas drilling in the Marcellus shale region. Radio PA News reports that state Representative Jim Christiana says one of his goals is to counter the argument from Democrats that the state is not receiving enough from drillers, as compared to other states.  Pennsylvania’s Independent…

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Game Commission Considering Making Wearing Of Expired Hunting Licenses Illegal

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has given their approval to an initial vote on a proposal to make it illegal to carry a hunting license or game tag from a previous year. A final vote on the proposal will be taken in April. The commission says their Wildlife Conservation Officers (WCO’s) sometimes encounter hunters or trappers trying…

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