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More Than 70 Killed in Soccer Riot

Cairo (CNN) — At least 73 people were killed when fans rushed the field and rioted after a soccer game in Egypt Wednesday, a health ministry spokesman said.More at CNN.com. The news leader of the Twin Tiers …since 1947

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Panetta: US, NATO Will End Combat Mission in Afghanistan Next Year

From CNN:The United States and NATO will end their combat mission in Afghanistan next year, transitioning to a training role, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said. “Hopefully, by mid to the latter part of 2013, we’ll be able to make a transition from a combat role to a training, advise…

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Facebook Wants $84,000 from Ceglia

Lawyers for Facebook want $84,000 in legal fees from Paul Ceglia for causing delays in his case that claims he has part ownership of the $50 billion social networking site.Ceglia’s attorney says the amount is too high and asked a judge to reject that amount and come up with a…

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Local Officials Tour Luminite

State Senator Joe Scarnati (center) and State Representative Marty Causer talk with Luminite President Richard Songer during a tour of the company’s new facility in Foster Township.Photo provided by Causer’s office The news leader of the Twin Tiers …since 1947

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Corbett to Visit Punxsutawney

TC Clark won’t be the only TC at Gobbler’s Knob tomorrow.Governor Tom Corbett will be in Punxsutawney to hear Phil’s prediction about spring.What that means for revelers is that security will be extra tight, with the governor’s security detail as well as other state troopers, sheriff’s deputies and other law…

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Woman Picked Up on Drug Charges

A Gowanda woman is charged with criminal diversion of a prescription medication after an incident Sunday afternoon in Salamanca.29-year-old Lindsay Ullman allegedly had six Tramadol pills that she did not have a prescription for while she was at the Paradise Gentleman’s Club.She scheduled to appear in Salamanca City Court at…

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Route 219 Bridge to Reopen in April

The New York Department of Transportation says it will expedite repairs on the former Route 219 bridge over Cattaraugus Creek, and it should be ready for traffic again by early April.State Senator Cathy Young says the re-opening of the bridge will be a tremendous relief to residents and small businesses.The…

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Don Cornelius Found Dead

Los Angeles (CNN) — Don Cornelius, the founder of the “Soul Train” television show, was found dead of a gunshot wound Wednesday, authorities said. He was 75.Read more at CNN.com. The news leader of the Twin Tiers …since 1947

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UPB Holding Black History Month Events

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold a variety of events during February in recognition of Black History Month, ranging from open mic night to the annual Cultural Festival. The events are sponsored by the Black History Month committee, which wanted to increase its offerings this year and emphasize…

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AG Wants Change of Venire in Sandusky Child Sex Abuse Case

State prosecutors are asking Judge John Cleland to bring in a jury from another county in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case, saying pretrial publicity and the role Penn State plays in the community would affect potential jurors.A motion filed today by the attorney general’s office says coverage of the…