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Drought Watch Continued For 27 Pennsylvania Counties, Including Mercer And Lawrence

A Drought Watch remains in effect for portions of Pennsylvania. The watch was first issued in March for twenty-seven Pennsylvania counties, mostly in northern and northeastern parts of the state, but Mercer and Lawrence County are also included. The state’s Department of Environmental Protection reports that consistent below-normal groundwater levels this week prompted them to…

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Governor Wolf Insists A State Budget Will Be Signed In June

Governor Tom Wolf says he is still counting on signing a new state budget on time next month. The Democratic Governor and the Republican-dominated state legislature remain far apart on several key issues as we approach the stretch run of the yearly budget process.  With a June 30 deadline looming, Wolf told Radio PA News he is…

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State Police: 13 Fatalities In Memorial Day Weekend Crashes In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania State Police say thirteen people died in automobile crashes their officials investigated over the four-day Memorial Day weekend holiday travel period from Friday through Monday. 247 other people were injured. The PSP says the numbers compare to five fatalities and 277 injuries during last year’s Memorial Day weekend. Troopers were called to 718…

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MegaMillions Jackpot Climbs; Friday’s Prize Estimated At $233 Million

No one will claim the jackpot from Tuesday night’s MegaMillions Lottery drawing, so game officials are estimating the annuity value of Friday’s prize at $233 million. The one-time cash value of the jackpot is currently estimated at $143.1 million. Nobody matched all the numbers drawn Tuesday in a $214 million jackpot game.  One player who…

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Walker Homers In Bucs’ Fifth Straight Win, 5-1 Over Miami

Neil Walker slammed a two-run home run, his third homer of the season, and the Pittsburgh Pirates won their fifth consecutive game and moved above the .500 mark (23-22) on Tuesday night with a 5-1 win over the Miami Marlins at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Josh Harrison, Pedro Alvarez and Jung-Ho Kang also drove in…

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District 9 Baseball Playoff Championship Schedule And Results

District 9 Baseball Playoff Championship Schedule and Results   “AA” CHAMPIONSHIP  –  (Wednesday, May 27 at 3:15 PM at Clarion-Limestone High School) Cranberry vs. Moniteau   “A” SEMIFINALS Clarion 5, Elk County Catholic 2 Oswayo Valley 4, DuBois Central Catholic 2   “A” CHAMPIONSHIP  –  (Thursday, May 28 at 4:30 PM at Berwind Park in St. Marys:) Clarion…

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McCutchen Shares Player-Of-The-Week Honor With Braun

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen has earned his fifth National League Player-of-the-Week honor, tying for the award for last week with the Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun. McCutchen led the Major Leagues with a .542 on-base percentage and topped the National League with a 1.000 slugging percentage.  He hit .450 (9-for-20) with five RBI’s and…

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NHL/NBA Playoff Results – Tuesday, May 26

NHL Playoff Result  –  Tuesday, May 26  (best-of-seven Eastern Conference championship series):   NY Rangers 7, Tampa Bay 3  (series tied 3-3)     NBA Playoff Result  –  Tuesday, May 26  (best-of-seven Eastern Conference championship series):   Cleveland 118, Atlanta 88  (Cavaliers win series 4-games-to-0)

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Two Hurt In Cherrytree Township When Car Hits Tree

Two people were injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash on a rural road in Cherrytree Township. State Police officials who released the details of the incident on Tuesday say the crash occurred shortly after 2:00 AM Sunday on Dutch Hill Road.  A car driven by 17 year-old Hope Knouff traveled off the right…

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Alvarez, Cervelli Go Deep In Pirates’ Fourth Straight Win

Pedro Alvarez and Francisco Cervelli both homered, and Charlie Morton came off the disabled list and made his season debut as the winning starter as the Pittsburgh Pirates won their fourth consecutive ballgame and evened their record at .500 (22-22) with a 4-2 home win over the Miami Marlins on Memorial Day at PNC Park.…

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