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OPEN)GOOD EVENING, THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING WEEKENDS NOWI'M LISA ADAMS TOPPING OUR NEWS TONIGHT – ANOTHER COMMUNITY SEARCH FOR A MISSING ERIE TEEN IS SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON==== 17-YEAR OLD JACOB SAMUSENKO, DISAPPEARED FROM HIS EAST SECOND STREET HOME TWO AND A HALF WEEKS AGO HE WAS LAST SEEN TAKING OUT THE TRASH

ERIE POLICE ARE WORKING THE CASE AND EARLIER THIS WEEKFAMILY, FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS GOT INVOLVED

THEY KNOCKED ON DOORS, PASSED OUT FLYERS, AND COMBED WOODED AND BRUSHY AREAS LOOKING FOR ANY SIGN OF THE TEENAGER ON SUNDAY, THEY PLAN ANOTHER SEARCH FROM 1:00 UNTIL 4:00 THEY'LL SET UP A COMMAND POST OUTSIDE THE SLOPPY DUCKON THE WEST BAYFRONT ORGANIZER ADRIAN EWING SAYS THIS TIME MOUNTED SHERIFFS AND OUTDOORSMAN WILL ASSIST## SNOW SQUALLSMAY HAVE BEEN THE CAUSE OF MULTIPLE ACCIDENTS ON INTERSTATE 90 THIS AFTERNOON=== IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE NOON NEAR EXIT 35 ONE VEHICLE SLID INTO THE MEDIAN, AND ANOTHER COLLIDED WITH A TRACTOR TRAILER AS A RESULTTHERE WAS A BIG TRAFFIC BACKUP DRIVERS SAY THAT WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS WERE TO BLAME STATE POLICE SAY A COUPLE OF PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL, BUT NO ONE WAS SERIOUSLY HURT## A 21 YEAR OLD DRIVER WAS RESCUED AFTER HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS PICKUP TRUCK – EARLY SATURDAY IN WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

==== IT HAPPENED JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT, ON HAMILTON ROAD THE PICKUP TRUCK ROLLED INTO A YARD AND HIT A BOBCAT TRAILER AFTER THE DRIVER APPARENTLY LOST CONTROL ON A CURVE RESCUE CREWS HAD TO FREE THE DRIVER FROM THE WRECKAGEWE DON'T KNOW THE EXTENT OF HIS INJURIES THE HOMEOWNER SAYS PEOPLE OFTEN TAKE THAT CURVE TOO FAST STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING## JAMESTOWN POLICE HAVE RELEASED THE NAME OF THE LITTLE GIRL KILLED WHEN HER SLED SLID INTO THE PATH OF A CAR FRIDAY EVENING 5-YEAR OLD ISABELLA STANFORD – WAS FATALLY INJURED WHEN SHE WAS HIT BY A CAR

IT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 6:00 FRIDAY EVENING, ON FOOTE AVENUESOUTH OF THE ARTERIAL THE CHILD DIED AT W-C-A HOSPITAL

JAMESTOWN POLICE DON'T EXPECT TO FILE CHARGES AGAINST THE DRIVER OF THE CAR## THE CHIEF OF THE LAWRENCE PARK FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL BE IN COURT NEXT WEEK TO FACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT CHARGES=== 32 YEAR OLD NICK FISHER, HAS RESIGNED AS FIRE CHIEFAFTER HE WAS CHARGED WITH STALKING AND HARASSMENT 3 WOMEN WHO ARE MEMBERS OR FORMER MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTEDLY FILED THE CHARGES FISHER IS ACCUSED OF INAPPROPRIATE TEXTING, ASKING FOR NAKED PICTURES, AND GROPING HE'S FREE ON $10-THOUSAND DOLLARS BOND## THE ERIE CHAPTER OF THE NAACP GATHERED TODAY FOR ITS ANNUAL BREAKFAST

=== THE THEME OF THE EVENT, "WE HAVE A DREAM," HONORING 50 YEARS SINCE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR'S SPEECH ERIE HAS HAD A CHAPTER OF THE NAACP FOR OVER 90 YEARS THEY'VE HOSTED THIS BREAKFAST FOR AT LEAST 20 YEARS TO HONOR PEOPLE WORKING TO MAKE KINGS DREAM A REALITYxxx "I think its an opportunity for us to acknowledge some of the work of the lay people in the community, those who are, often times rolling up their sleeves, but don't get a lot of the credit" MARCUS ATKINSON, BRIDGETTE COTTON AND THE REV

DANNY STANTON AND HIS WIFE, ELAINE – WERE AMONG THOSE HONORED THIS YEAR## FATHER THOFANIS NACOPOULOS OF THE ASSUMPTION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH GETTING SOME RECOGNITION TODAY – FOR 50 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE ERIE COMMUNITY TODAY STATE REP RYAN BIZZARRO CALLED ATTENTION TO FATHER NACOPOULOS' ACCOMPLISHMENT BIZZARRO SAYS IT'S IMPORTANT TO RECGONIZE COMMUNITY LEADERS – NOT SURPRISING THOUGH, THE PASTOR WAS HUMBLE

XXX"This is one of the more glamorous parts of the job because you really get to give back to the people who have given so much to the community" "This award belongs to the whole community because without the support of the people, places aren't able to do nothing" THIS WEEKEND THE ASSUMPTION GREEK CHURCH IS OFFERING A TASTE OF THE TRADITIONAL FOODS SERVED AT ITS FAMOUS SUMMER FESTIVAL## AN UPDATE NOW – ON REPLACING THE POPE THE VATICAN MAY PUSH UP THE CONCLAVE TO THE FIRST OF MARCH== VATICAN SPOKESMAN THE REVEREND FEDERICO LOMBARDI, SAYS THE RULES ON PAPAL SUCCESSION ARE OPEN TO INTERPRETATION THE TYPICAL 15 TO 20 DAY WAITING PERIOD – AFTER A POPE IS GONE, ALLOWS TIME FOR THE CARDINALS TO CONVENE UNDER THESE CIRCUMSTANCES – THE CARDINALS KNOW THE POPE'S FINAL DAY IS FEBRUARY 28TH – GIVING THEM AMPLE TIME TO TRAVEL

THE VATICAN HOPES TO INSTALL A NEW POPE BEFORE PALM SUNDAY OPENS HOLY WEEK ON MARCH 24## MEANTIME, THE POPE APPEARED TO BE IN GOOD FORM TODAY (SATURDAY) DURING A VISIT FROM GUATEMALAN PRESIDENT, OTTO PEREZ MOLINA TODAY THE VISIT – PART OF THE PONTIFF'S FINAL AUDIENCES MOLINA TOLD REPORTERS THAT THE POPE APPEARED "VERY LUCID" POPE BENEDICT PLANS TO KEEP HIS REGULAR SCHEDULE UNTIL THE END OF THE MONTH HE'S THE FIRST POPE IN 600 YEARS TO ABDICATE

## IF YOU THINK PRESQUE ISLE STATE PARK IS ALL ABOUT SUMMER FUN – YOU'RE MISSING ALL THERE IS TO DO IN THE WINTER REPORTER ASHLEY DOERZBACHER TAKES US TO 3 "WINTER RECREATION DAY" "Sometimes, its a misconception that the peninsula closes in the winter time, and Erie shuts down in the winter time And that's quite the opposite" IT WAS DEFINITELY THE OPPOSITE ON SATURDAY

THERE WERE PLENTY OF PEOPLE, FISHING IN EAST WATERWORKS POND IT WAS ALL PART OF WINTER RECREATION DAY AT PRESQUE ISLE "Ice fishing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, although we don't have the conditions for some of those activities, but we still are going through all of the info and showing the equipment and gear" THE SO

NS OF LAKE ERIE WERE ALSO ON HAND PRESIDENT JERRY SKRYPZAK SAYS THAT EVEN THOUGH CONDITIONS WEREN'T IDEAL TO ICE FISH, BUT DAYS LIKE THIS ARE GREAT TO HELP GET PEOPLE OUT OF THE HOUSE, AND OUT ONTO THE PENINSULA "Its a fun event

Its somethin g to do in the winter time When the ice cooperates, you can have a lot of fun, you have to be careful but its still a lot of enjoyment of it" ROBERT GOODMAN TELLS US THIS WAS HIS FIRST TIME ICE FISHING AND EVEN THOUGH H IS FEET WERE NUMB FROM THE COL D, HE STILL HAD FUN BUT FOR ROBERT, LEARNING TO ICE FISH, WAS MORE THAN JUST ABOUT HAVING A GOOD TIME

"Because when you get older, you pretty much know all this and when you have kids, you get to teach them how to do that and they can teach their kids and their kids can teach their kids" WHETHER IT WAS ICE FISHING, OR WARMING UP WITH SOME HOT CHOCOLATE BY THE FIRE, ITS EASY TO SEE WHY PRESQUE ISLE IS AN AREA FAVORITE YEAR ROUND"Presque Isle is a magnet We came out very early and there were people out here running and wa lking and doing anything they want This is a great place

" AT PRESQUE ISLE, ASHLEY DOERZBACHER REPORTING" HERE'S FORECASTER JOHN STEHLIN (John Stehlin first forecast – Tease main weather)IS SOCIAL MEDIA MAKING YOU LESS SOCIAL – THAT'S ONE STORY COMING UP AFTER WEATHER IN OUR BLOOMBERG BUSINESS REPORTPLUS ART WITH A HEART – FIND OUT HOW LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE HELPING WHAT'S THE BEST DAY TO SCORE A DEAL ON AIRFARE? WE HAVE NEW RESEARCH TO SHARE PLUS ARE SOCIAL NETWORKS MAKING US ANTI-SOCIAL? GIGI STONE HAS BLOOMBERG ON THE WEEKEND, NEXT

XXX 3 IF YOU'RE WORKING ON SPRING BREAK TRAVEL PLANS THIS WEEKEND — NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO SAVE SOME MONEY ON YOUR PLANE TICKETS ITHE PAST TRAVEL EXPERTS HAVE SAID THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK YIELDS THE LOWEST PRICESWELL NOW RESEARCHERS THEY SAY AIRLINES ARE MOST LIKELY TO DISCOUNT FARES ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY! THEY SAY TICKETS PURCHASED ON THE WEEKEND ARE GENERALLY 5- PERCENT CHEAPER THAN DURING THE WEEK

AND ONCE YOU GET YOUR TICKETSHOW DO YOU CHOOSE YOUR HOTEL ROOM? ACCORDING TO A STUDY BY BRODEUR PARTNERSSOME HOTEL BRANDS REALLY STAND ABOVE OTHERS HILTONMARRIOTT AND FOUR SEASONSTHEY RANKED THE HIGHEST IN DISCUSSIONS AMONG LEISURE AND BUSINESS TRAVELERS SOME OF THE BIGGEST FACTORS PEOPLE BASE THEIR HOTEL CHOICES ONSERVICE AND LOCATION AND ACCESSIBILITY TO AMENITIES A CHECK ON TRADING FOR THE WEEKMIXED EARNINGS REPORTS AND INVESTOR CONCERN OVER EUROPE'S DEBT CRISIS PUSHING STOCKS LOWER

WHILE SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES TOUT THE BENEFITS OF BUILDING CONNECTIONS ONLINETURNS OUT MOST AMERICANS DON'T BUY IT A SURVEY BY NEW YORK LIFE FINDS THAT MORE THAN HALF OF RESPONDENTS FEEL SOCIAL SITES HAVE HAD A*NEGATIV* IMPACT ON SOCIETY AND HOW PEOPLE INTERACT WITH EACH OTHER! JUST 36-PERCENT OF PEOPLE ACTUALLY THINK SITES SUCH AS LINKED IN AND FACEBOOK HAVE HELPED THEIR RELATIONSHIPS WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY

THAT'S BUSINESS I'M GIGI STONE, WITH THE BLOOMBERG ON THE WEEKEND REPORT COMPANY BROLL: NONE THE WORKS OF 25 AREA PHOTOGRAPHERS WERE AUCTIONED OFF TONIGHT – IN AN EVENT CALLED "ART WITH A HEART" THE PHOTOGRAPHERS INCLUDING PAUL GIBBENS – OF OUR STAFF, STANLEY ZAGORSKI, PAUL LOREI AND JEFF URARROTO NAME A FEW THE EVENT RAISED FUNDS FOR ERIE DAWN – A TWO YEAR TRANSITIONAL PROGRAM THAT HELPS HOMELESS WOMEN GET A NEW STARTXXX Erie Dawn is a transitional housing programwe work with women and their children to get them into apartments and provide supportive services and get them back on their feet to self sufficiency STILETTO – THE FEMALE POWERHOUSE GROUP PROVIDED THE ENTERTAINMENT##THE ERIE EXPLOSION KICKS OFF ITS SEASON ON THE ROADJAY PUSKAR HAS THE STORY IN SPORTSBLITZ COMING UP

AND COURTNEY'S CAUSE FOR CANCER IS A PERSONAL ONE – AND HER BENEFIT IS COURTNEY BRIGGS THIEMAN IS AT IT AGAIN – RAISING FUNDS FOR THE KANZIUS CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION=== THE 3RD ANNUAL COURTNEY'S CAUSE FOR CANCER, TOOK PLACE AT THE AMBASSADOR CONFERENCE CENTER COURTNEY STARTED BATTLING OVARIAN CANCER AT AGE 19AND LOST HER HAIR DURING CHEMO PART OF THIS BENEFIT INVOLVES OTHERS SHAVING THEIR HEADS FOR DONATIONS BUT IT'S REALLY ABOUT SUPPORTING OTHERS FACING CANCERXXX I wanted to turn a negative into a positive and support the people who have to go through what I went through and I really believe in the Kanzius foundation and I think that's the best place for the money to go COURTNEY'S CANCER IS IN REMISSION

SHE HOPES TO AT MATCH THE 30 THOUSAND DOLLARS RAISED LAST YEAR## GANNON UNIVERSITY WAS IN THE PINK ZONE TODAY IT'S YEAR SIXOF A SPECIAL FUND RAISER FOR BREAST CANCER=== THE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM, DRESSED IN PINK TODAYFOR THE CAUSE

THE BENEFIT STARTED WHEN A FORMER TEAM MEMBER'S MOM WAS BATTLING CANCER SINCE THEY INITIATIVE BEGAN, THEY'VE RAISED OVER 67-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THOSE FIGHTING THE DISEASE THEY EXPECTED 20 THOUSAND DOLLARS THIS YEAR – TO DIVIDE BETWEEN THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY'S MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER AND LINKED BY PINK## HERE'S JAY (video sports tease) 3 GOOD EVENING EVERYONE MAKING THEIR INDOOR FOOTBALL REGULAR SEASON DEBUT ON THE ROAD, THE ERIE EXPLOSION DEFEATED MARION 42 TO 40

ERIE MAKES THEIR HOME DEBUT ON MARCH 3RD DISTRICT TEN SECTION ONE DOUBLE-A WRESTLING AT THE 160 POUND FINAL NORTH EAST'S JORDAN BRYAN FACED FORT LEBOEUF'S TAYLOR FOX BRYAN GETS A CRITICAL TAKE DOWN LATE IN THE SECOND PERIOD

HE WOULD WIN THE MATCH BY A 4 TO 2 MARGIN NEXT AT 170 POUNDS UNION CITY'S TIM VARGO EARNED A HARD FOUGHT 5 TO 2 DECISION OVER CORRY'S SHANE TAUBERT FOR THE SECTION TITLE JUMP TO 182 SAEGERTOWN'S DYLAN REYNOLDS RECORDS THE PINFALL OVER STONE SEE-VAK OF YOUNGSVILLE JUST BEFORE THE FIRST PERIOD ENDED

AND AT 220, AFTER TRAILING BY TWO EARLY, FORT LEBEOUF'S EVAN DALEY IS A SECTIONAL CHAMPION BY PIN OVER JACOB DURLIN OF YOUNGSVILLEAT CENTRAL TECH DISTRICT TEN TRIPLE-A CHAMPIONSHIPS AT 106 POUNDS GENERAL MCLANE'S JOE WHEELING TAKING ON CHARLIE LENOX OF MCDOWELL

WHEELING GETS THE TAKE DOWN AND IS A DISTRICT CHAMPION WINNING 3-NOTHING AT 113 POUNDS, HUNTER HENDRICKS OF MCLANE FACED CATHEDRAL PREP'S JAKE GROMACKI GROMACKI GETS TWO POINTS ON THE TAKE DOWN HE IS A DISTRICT CHAMPION FOR A THIRD TIME WITH A TECH FALL DECISION THEN AT 120 POUNDS, MCDOWELL'S PAUL DEETS FACED JOHN CIOTTI OF PREP

DEETS WOULD CLAIM HIS THIRD DISTRICT GOLD WITH A MAJOR DECISION VICTORY GENERAL MCLANE WOULD CAPTURE THE TEAM TITLE ON OHL ICE KITCHENER BATTLING THE OTTERS JOSHUA LEE-VO SLIPS IT THROUGH FOR A RANGERS GOAL

THEY DOUBLE-UP ON THE OTTERS BY A 4 TO 2 MARGIN MEN'S HOCKEY AT MERCYHURST LAKERS HOSTING RIT

THE TIGERS TRAILED 3 TO 2 GOING INTO THE THIRD JEFF SMITH TIES IT UP AT THREE THEN MATT GAR-BOWSKY SCORES THE GO-AHEAD GOAL RI

T UPENDS MERCYHURST BY THE SCORE OF 5 TO 3IN WOMEN'S HOCKEY, MERCYHURST SCORED THREE FIRST PERIOD GOALS AND HELD ON TO BEAT SYRACUSE, 3 TO 2 THE LADY LAKERS IMPROVE TO 24-6 AND 1 ON THE SEASON AND CLINCHED THE CHA REGULAR SEASON TITLE HIGH GIRLS BASKETBALL

MCDOWELL TAKING ON MERCYHURST PREP IN THEIR SHOOTING FOR A CURE EVENT LADY LAKERS KICK IT OUT TO EMILY STOICOVY FOR THREE THEN IT'S STOICOVY GOING BASELINE FOR TWO MOREBRENNA ROBBINS FINISHED WITH 18 POINTS MERCYHURST PREP OVER MCDOWELL 39 TO 33

MEN'S BASKETBALL A JESTER, A SQUIRREL, AND FRIENDS WATCHING NUMBER 11 IUP TAKE ON MERCYHURST

CALLON DAILEY WHEELS AROUND AND DROPS THE FLOATER IN THE LANE HE NETTED 12 POINTS LAKERS THINKING UPSET LATER IN THE HALF, THEY WORK THE BALL DOWN LOW TO LUIS LAEO FOR THE BUCKET AND THE FOUL HE POURED IN 19 POINTS

MERCYHURST UPSETS NUMBER 11, IUP 57 TO 4817TH RANKED GANNON HOSTING CLARION

FOR THE KNIGHTS, CJ OLDHAM COMES UP WITH THE STEAL AND LAY-IN THEN IT'S ROBERT WILSON PROTECTING THE ROCK AND SCORING IN THE PAINT DARRELL BLANTON LED THE WAY WITH 16 POINTS

GANNON KNOCKS OFF CLARION, 67 TO 48 BEHREND AT HOME TO PENN STATE ALTOONA GOOD LOOK BY THE VISITING LIONS AS HARVIN DURANT SCORES HE HAD A GAME HIGH 20 POINTS THEY BUILT A 19 POINT LEAD AT ONE POINT

HOWEVER, BEHREND RALLIES IN THE SECOND HALF AND BEATS PENN STATE ALTOONA, 61 TO 52AT SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY, EDINBORO LOST ON THE ROAD 70 TO 60 JAY FLETCHER LED EDINBORO WITH 13 POINTS FOR THE CONTEST THE FIGHTING SCOTS SHOT 35 PERCENT FROM THE FIELD WOMEN'S ACTION

GANNON, RANKED 10TH IN THE NATION ENTERTAINING CLARION IN THEIR ANNUAL PINK ZONE EVENT MORGAN NEIGHBORS HITS FROM DOWNTOWN SHE HAD 11 POINTS LATER, AMANDA BERCHTOLD LOOKS UP COURT AND FINDS NETTIE BLAKE FOR TWO MORE LADY KNIGHTS ROLL, 79 TO 59

BACK TO THE MAC FOR IUP AND MERCYHURST MIDWAY THROUGH THE FIRST

FOR THE LADY HAWKS, ZHANE BROOKS FINDS AMY FAIRMAN FOR 2 OF HER 21 POINTS AT THE OTHER END, KAY- LEE FOSTER WITH THE SOLID POST MOVE SHE NETTED 16 IU

P HANGS ON FOR THE 72 TO 64 VICTORYLOCALLY, LINDSAY STAMP, ZHANE BROOKS, AND ANDRIENNE KLOECKER EACH AND FINALLYIMAGINE A TS3 NEWBORN OVER SIX FEET TALL THAT'S THE HEIGHT OF THIS BABY GIRAFFE BORN AT A ZOO IN SANTIAGO, CHILE LAST MONTH WITH MOM NEARBY, THE BABY BOY MADE HIS FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE ON FRIDAY GIRAFFES TYPICALLY SPEND 15 MONTHS IN THE WOMB AND ARE UP ON THEIR HOOVES AND ABLE TO RUN AROUND IN NO TIME

HE'S THE EIGHTH GIRAFFE BORN AT THE ZOO CHILDREN WHO VISIT THE ZOO THROUGH MARCH EIGHT CAN ENTER THEIR IDEAS FOR A NAME##THAT'S OUR REPORT, THANKS FOR CHOOSING >>> HELLO, HELLO, EVERYONE HI >> WELCOME BACK

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