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Cold Winter May Not Have Affected State’s Mosquitoes

State environmental officials have handed out more than two million dollars in grants to West Nile Virus programs.  That news may be a reminder to start thinking about the mosquitoes that carry the disease. The Department of Environmental Protection says the winter’s Polar Vortex may not have had any effect on the mosquito population.  They…

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Historic Preservation Award Winners To Be Recognized On May 8

This year’s Oil Heritage Region Historic Preservation Award winners will be recognized at a free program scheduled for Thursday, May 8 in Titusville. The awards program recognizes rehabilitation and restoration efforts over the past five years involving buildings or other structures in the Oil Heritage Region which are at least fifty years old.  In addition, individuals…

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2014 Pittsburgh Steelers Schedule Announced

Released by the National Football League on Wednesday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2014 regular season schedule shows the Steelers opening with back-to-back divisional contests and leaving the eastern time zone only once. Pittsburgh will play two Monday Night Football games, a pair of Sunday night contests and one Thursday night game.  The Steelers-Cleveland Browns rivalry…

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Stanley Cup Playoff Schedule – 1st Round – Pittsburgh vs. Columbus

NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Schedule – Pittsburgh vs. Columbus – 1st-Round Series (Best-of-Seven) - (first listed time is approximate faceoff time; second listed time is radio pregame time on 96.3 KQW):   Game One  -  FINAL  -  Pittsburgh 4, Columbus 3 Game Two  -  FINAL  -  Columbus 4, Pittsburgh 3  (2 OT) Game Three  -  FINAL  – Pittsburgh 4, Columbus…

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Pens Blow 3-0 Lead; Columbus Ties Series At 2-2 With OT Goal

Nick Foligno scored the game-winner some 2:49 into overtime Wednesday night to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, and tying the teams’ best-of-seven opening-round playoff series at two games apiece. Game five is now slated for 7:00 PM Saturday at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.  Radio pregame airtime…

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Reds Post 5-2 Win In Pittsburgh

At PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Wednesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates matched the Cincinnati Reds with six hits, but the Bucs stranded ten runners on base and dropped a 5-2 decision – their tenth loss in the last 13 games. Pirates starter Charlie Morton walked five batters in six innings of work, and allowed four…

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Cueto, Reds Beat The Pirates Again

Now 15-4 lifetime against Pittsburgh, Johnny Cueto threw his second complete-game three-hitter in six days against the Pirates on Tuesday night, propelling the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-1 victory at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Cueto (2-2) struck out four batters and walked three.  His attempt at becoming the first Reds pitcher since Tom Seaver in…

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Four Given Suspensions In Pirates-Brewers Easter Sunday Brawl

Four players were handed down suspensions on Tuesday, and three of the four have said they will appeal, in the aftermath of the bench-clearing brawl that occurred in the third inning of the Easter Sunday game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Milwaukee catcher Martin Maldonado was suspended…

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Popovich Earns Third NBA Coach-of-the-Year Honor

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, who led last year’s runners-up to the best record in the league despite numerous injuries and a revamped coaching staff this season, has become the third coach to win the NBA Coach-of-the-Year honors three times. In the balloting by a panel of 124 sportswriters and broadcasters, Popovich outpolled Phoenix…

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Missing Oil City Man Found In Good Health

State Police officials say an elderly Oil City man who was reported missing on Monday morning has been located and is in good health. The police report does not indicate where the 81 year-old resident was found, but states that he was “reunited with family members.” The man was reported missing after he failed to return…

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