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National Fuel Raising Rate

National Fuel is raising its rate by nearly 10 percent starting Monday.This increase raises the monthly bill of a typical residential customerfrom $84to $93.National Fuel’s Nancy Taylor says the primary reason for the change is an increase in the charges the company must pay to bring the gas supply to…

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Time to Vote Again!Help A Young Bradford Businessman

UPDATE: He won!Get your clicking fingers ready to vote in another online contest.Matt Teribery is in a contest to win a free photo shoot for his company Capitl Clothing.Matt won an entrepreneurial contest this spring from Pitt-Bradford with a cash award of $2,500. He took the award and fully invested…

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Honoring a Fallen Soldier

Rain didn’t stop hundreds of people from showing up in Kane for the funeral services for US Army Staff Sergeant Ken VanGiesen, who was killed July 18 while serving in Afghanistan.WESB and The HERO’s Stefan Arlington was there and took these pictures that show some of the ways Kane honored…

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EPA Proposes Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Gas Production

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed standards to reduce harmful air pollution from oil and gas drilling operations. These proposed updated standards – which are being issued in response to a court order – would rely on cost-effective existing technologies to reduce emissions that contribute to…

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Two Sentenced for Welfare Fraud

Two Emporium residents will be on probation for two years after illegally receiving cash assistance from the state.The inspector general’s office says 30-year-old Robert Banks and 21-year-old Carrie Martin received more than $2,700.They must also pay all the money back.

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Shriners Get OK for Hospital Transition

Erie Shriners officials announced today that Shriners International has approved the hospital’s planned transition from a full-service hospital to an ambulatory facility.This allows the hospital to move forward with plans to convert its inpatient surgery unit into pediatric specialty clinics.They have not determined yet exactly what specialties will be offered…

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Shinglehouse Fire Under Investigation

A State Police fire marshal is still investigating a fire that killed two dogs and destroyed a house Wednesday in Shinglehouse.Police say no one was home at the time of the fire but renter Roger Mesler suffered minor injuries to his hands when he tried to save the dogs.Damage to…

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Man Accused of Stealing, Selling Gun

A Bradford man accused of stealing a gun from a vehicle and selling it waived his preliminary hearing today.26-year-old Cotton Winston is accused of stealing the gun, hunting knives, motorcross equipment, a Bluetooth and other items from a vehicle on June 14. He then allegedly sold the gun for $200.In…

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Alleged Assault in City This Morning

A Bradford man is facing charges for allegedly assaulting the man his ex-girlfriend was sleeping with.Police got a call at just before 6 o’clock this morning about an assault on Forman Street. Then learned that 20-year-old Cody Fowler barged into the home his ex-girlfriend shares with several people, went to…