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Sutter Goal Caps Penguins Comeback In Stanley Cup Opener

A goal by Brandon Sutter with 11:42 remaining in Wednesday night’s game snapped a 3-3 tie, completing a comeback from a 3-1 disadvantage, and the Pittsburgh Penguins won the first game of their Stanley Cup playoff opener 4-3 over the Columbus Blue Jackets at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Game two will be played Saturday…

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No Injuries Or Spills Reported In Franklin Train Derailment

No injuries were reported and officials say they discovered no hazardous material spills after five cars of a railroad train derailed in Franklin’s Third Ward. The incident occurred late Wednesday afternoon along Pacific Street near a Franklin Industries lot.  New York and Western Railroad officials said one of the derailed train cars was hauling a…

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Butler County Commissioners To Allow “In God We Trust” To Be Displayed; Wednesday’s Vote Was 2-To-1

By a 2-to-1 vote, the Butler County commissioners on Wednesday opted to allow the display of the motto “In God We Trust” in their meeting room at the county government building. The resolution on which they voted Wednesday had been proposed by Commissioner Dale Pinkerton in conjunction with a national initiative pushed by non-profit organization…

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Obama, Biden Visit Pennsylvania; Announce $600 Million In Job Grants

In a dual visit to Allegheny County on Wednesday, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden announced the availability of $600 million in competitive grants for job training and apprenticeship programs. Also making the trip to the Community College of Allegheny County – West Hills facility in Oakdale was Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. Two…

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Bucs Lose 4-0 In Cincinnati; Cueto Strikes Out 12

Johnny Cueto (1-2) struck out a career-high 12 batters on Wednesday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the rubber game of a three-game series at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The loss by the visiting Bucs (7-8) ended a nine-game Pittsburgh road trip.  The Pirates will return home to…

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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  -  Wednesday, April 16  -  7:30 PM  (7:00 PM)  -  in Pittsburgh Game Two  -  Saturday, April 19  -  7:00 PM …

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Sibling May Have Fired Shot That Injured Two Year-Old Boy

Reports from Crawford County now indicate that a second child may have fired the shot that seriously injured a two year-old boy at a residence near Cochranton on Monday afternoon. The incident occurred at a residence on Sugar Creek Lane in Wayne Township. The earliest police reports only revealed that the toddler was shot in…

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Growers Assessing Damages From Tuesday Night’s Freeze; Losses May Be Minimized By Less Planting Due To Late Spring

Growers in Pennsylvania on Wednesday were already assessing any damages to fruits, vegetables and other plants that may have been incurred by Tuesday night’s freeze. Temperatures dropped into the teens in many places by daybreak Wednesday. Radio PA News sources say the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association was optimistic that losses might not have been as…

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Bucs Split; Pirates Win Suspended Game, Lose Tuesday Contest To Reds’ Pitcher Mike Leake’s Hitting Skills

Andrew McCutchen doubled for the Pittsburgh Pirates and scored on a single by Russell Martin to break a 7-7 tie in the first inning (7th overall) of a game suspended by rain after six innings on Monday and resumed on Tuesday at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The 8-7 win over the Cincinnati Reds came…

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Oil City Man Charged With Harming Four Month-Old Girl

An Oil City man was charged this week after he was accused of physically harming a four month-old girl. Injuries to the child include a broken arm and a broken leg.  Police say the injuries were sustained on the evening of April 5 at an Oil City residence. Oil City Police charged 24 year-old Scott…

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