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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Unil 7 P.M.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:In Pennsylvania:McKean, Cameron, Elk, Jefferson, Forest, Potter and Warren counties.In New YOrk:Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Allegany counties.

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Women Accused of Casino Store Theft

Two employees of the Seneca Allegany Casino retail department are accused of stealing items from the casino store and giving big discounts to their friends.Sheriff’s deputies say 57-year-old Bobbi Ellman and 53-year-old Dianna Folland, both of Olean, were managers at the store when they allegedly took items without paying for…

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Fire Severely Damages Building; No One Hurt

No one was hurt but two families were forced out of their apartments after a fire at property owned by Dan DeFrank at 144 Davis Street.Bradford City Firefighters were called to the working structure fire at 6:41 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived “there was heavy smoke and fire showing from…

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Fire at Bisett’s/DeFrank’s

UPDATE: THe fire was at DeFrank’s property, not Bisett’s. Bradford City Firefighters & Bradford Township firefighters are currently on the scene of a fire at Bisett Building Center/DeFrank’s Applicances near the back of the area Williams Street that’s across from Edna Avenue. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.

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Sunday Book Talkwith The Original Heather Graham

Author “The Original” Heather Graham chatted with me recently about two of her books — “Heart of Evil” and “Phantom Evil.” We chatted about a few other things, too, and I bet Heather’s fans can guess what some of those things are.If you can’t guess, you can listen here.For more…

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Singer Amy Winehouse is Dead

(CNN) — Singer Amy Winehouse, infamous for erratic public behavior, arrests and drug problems, was found dead at her apartment in London Saturday, police and her publicist confirmed. She was 27.For more information go to CNN.com.

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Update on Funeral Services for Staff Sgt. Kenneth VanGiesen

From the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home:TENTATIVELY, we believe that the service will be held at the Kane Area High School on Wednesday or Thursday. The day and time will be announced. Afterwards, the funeral cortege will leave the high school, turn onto Hemlock Avenue, then onto South Fraley Street…

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Plum Lovin’ Raccoons

A caller to this morning’s “Around the Home with Bob Harris” asked how to keep raccoons away from his plum tree. He sent us pictures of the cute critters, who may be a little surprised if Nick uses the cayenne peppper method to keep them away.If you missed today’s “Around…

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Theft, Fight Reported in Bradford

Bradford City Police investigated reports of a theft on Homestead Avenue, a fight on West Washington Street and a minor motor vehicle accident on Main Street, according to the complaint report and request sheet.Officers also got reports of open burning on High Street, harassment on Roberts Street and Futures Way,…