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Time for Action on Jobs

By US Senator Bob CaseyFriday, we learned that the economy added 117,000 jobs in July. Better than many forecasters predicted, but not enough to bring down the national unemployment rate below 9 percent. Unfortunately, the modest job growth is consistent with the GDP data released at the end of July,…

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CNN Takes on ‘Pizza Bomber’ Case

CNN Presents will broadcast a three-part special report, “Twisted Tale,” on Sunday, August 7, at 8 p.m. ET. The report digs deep into what precisely happened during a 2003 bank robbery in Erie, Pennsylvania, and examines one man with prior knowledge of the plot who has never been charged. For…

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Bridge, Road to be Named for Medal of Honor Recipient Jason Dunham

AMITY, NY – Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corporal Jason Dunham has been honored in a special way with the naming of a bridge and part of State Route 19 near his hometown in his memory, according to state Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I-Olean). Senator Young, who initiated and authored…

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Big 30 Banquet

Former NFL player Seth Payne poses for a picture with Voice of the Owls Frank Williams during the Big 30 Banquet Thursday at Pitt-Bradford. Payne played 5 years with the Jacksonville Jaguars and 5 years with the Houston Texanas, and is now an assistant coach with the Portivlle Panthers, The…

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Companies Request ANF Rights of Way

The Bradford Ranger District of the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) is evaluating a request from U.S. Energy Development Corporation for a right of way for a natural gas pipeline. This pipeline would gather natural gas from proposed wells on Warrant 3713 to an existing pipeline on Warrant 4872 in McKean…

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Traffic Advisory in Warren County

Traffic from Route 27 is currently being detoured through the Warren County Fairgrounds and PennDOT is urging pedestrians and motorists to use extra caution while the fair is being set up and in progress from Monday, Aug. 8, through Saturday, Aug. 13.Pedestrians should be aware that the traffic detour will…

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FAA Deal Reached

From CNN:Congressional leaders have reached “a bipartisan compromise between the House and the Senate” to fully fund the Federal Aviation Administration, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says.The deal will “put 74,000 transportation and construction workers back to work,” Reid says.”This agreement does not resolve the important differences that still remain,”…

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Club Looking for Actors, Musicians

The Theater and Culture Club at Jamestown Community College’s Cattaraugus County Campus and Olean Toastmasters welcome area actors, comedians, and musicians to participate in an original production of “Scared Speechless.”According to director Anna Bush, musical numbers may be added to the production if enough musicians participate. The deadline to sign…

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McKean County Bridgwork Starts Monday

Starting Monday, Aug. 8, McKean County drivers will encounter work zones on various routes, as bridge repair work takes place. The first three locations include:· Route 6 at the east end of Port Allegany, over a tributary of the Allegheny River. Work includes repairs to the concrete barrier wall, deck…