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Grand jury invoked
Local conservatives, tracing their rights to the American Revolution and farther back to the Magna Carta and the Bible, voted Thursday to form a common law grand jury they say is needed to reform government because it has become corrupt at the local, state and federal levels.Continued ...
Such panels lack authority, officials say
Mercer County’s president judge and district attorney say they recognize that all Americans have the “absolute” right to assemble, speak their political minds and seek redress of their grievances.Continued ...
Red Kettle drive donations lagging
While donations to the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle drive normally take a dip in the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas, overall donations across a 28-county region are down more than $307,000 compared to last year at this time, according to statistics released this week by the organization.Continued ...
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Court backs jail term for drug dealer
A former Farrell man serving a sentence for drug deals lost an appeal to get out from under a 10-year mandatory prison term.Continued ...
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2013-14 hoops season begins with tipoff tourneys
BOYS BASKETBALLContinued ...
Farrell Julius McCoy Tipoff Tourney
ä Kennedy Catholic 48, Imani Christian Academy 40 — The Golden Eagles set up an all local rematch with host Farrell by pulling away in the fourth quarter in a tight battle.
For KC, Gerald Zachar and Sam Crow each scored 13 points to pace the victory, Brown had 14 and Southerner 12 for Imani.
Brookfield boys win season-opener against Py Valley
It was a typical season-opener: Too many turnovers, some questionable shot selection, and careless personal fouls. But for Brookfield High boys’ bench boss Bill Kovach, “ ... always happy with a win.”Continued ...
The Warriors were 7-for-10 from the free-throw line during the 4th frame, and held off Pymatuning Valley, 59-48, Tuesday night.
Hornets advance to semis with win over Central
DuBOIS, PA. — Some people could say the “third time is a charm.” For the Hickory High Hornets it was much more than that. In fact, it was glorious.Continued ...
After losing in the first round of the PIAA Class AA playoffs the last two years, the Hornets finally nailed down a victory with a 37-27 triumph over the Central Dragons from Martinsburg.
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