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Juveniles Charged In Thefts Of Golf Carts And An ATV In Sugarcreek Borough

Charges have been filed against six juveniles in the thefts of numerous golf carts from a golf course in the Galloway area in June and July. Over the course of an investigation by Sugarcreek Borough Police, the vehicles were eventually found in wooded areas outside Rocky Grove and near Two Mile Run County Park.  Some…

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Chris Kirk Wins Deutsche Bank Championship

Chris Kirk played the final 37 holes without posting a bogey, and won the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts for his second PGA Tour victory of the year. In a tournament utilizing a unique Friday-to-Monday format, Kirk closed with a Monday round of 5-under-par 66 to finish at 15-under-par 269 (73-66-64-66),…

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Kahne Wins At Atlanta; One Race Remains Before Chase

Kasey Kahne raced past Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin in a two-lap shootout, and won Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. Kahne’s first win of the season earned him a spot in the Chase for the Cup, which begins in two weeks.  The only remaining…

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High School Football Results – Week 1

High School Football  Results – 2014 Season Week 1   Friday, August 29 Titusville 25, Franklin 18 Oil City 37, Corry 15 Lakeview 46, Youngsville 0 Wilmington 28, Grove City 18 Girard 34, Maplewood 3 Reynolds 34, Cochranton 6 Meadville 32, Fairview 28 DuBois 61, Mifflin County 38 Conneaut 35, Northwestern 0 St. Marys 19, Bradford 14 Greenville 26, North East 8 Hickory 24, Strong Vincent 0…

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Pitt Rushes For 407 Yards, 7 TD’s In 62-0 Romp Over Delaware

Pitt rushed for 407 yards and seven touchdowns, including four by a sophomore from Erie, James Conner, in a 62-0 romp over Delaware in a college football opener played Saturday afternoon at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Conner ran for 145 yards and Rachid Ibrahim for 95 yards, while Chris James scored twice on the ground,…

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State Welfare Secretary Speaks Up On State’s New Medicaid Plan

It is being hailed as an historic agreement by the Corbett administration, as the federal government has given its conditional approval to a state-specific plan to reform Medicaid, but a top official says it should not be confused with an expansion. The current Medicaid program will change from fourteen benefit plans to both low and…

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State Looks At Noise Associated With Natural Gas Processing

The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is taking a closer look at the noise produced by the processing of natural gas and how it may impact nearby wildlife and people. An acoustics professor from Penn State University has spent two weeks recording a natural gas compressor in a state forest in the north-central part of…

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PennDOT Announces Road Work For First Week In September

PennDOT officials have announced a short schedule of maintenance work for the shortened work week that begins after Labor Day. In addition to ongoing repaving projects,  the jobs are scheduled to include crack sealing on Route 8 in the Barkeyville area, patching on Route 268 near Emlenton, ditch work along Rockland Road in Rockland Township…

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Ficken’s Fourth Field Goal Wins Penn State’s Opener At Final Gun

Sam Ficken kicked a 36-yard field goal, his fourth three-pointer of the game, as time expired on Saturday, lifting Penn State to a 26-24 win over Central Florida in a college football opener played at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland. UCF had taken a 24-23 lead with 1:13 remaining in the game on a 6-yard…

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Trbusich Scores Three Rushing TD’s In Oil City’s Season-Opening 37-18 Win Over Corry

John Trbusich ran for 189 yards and three touchdowns on Friday night as the Oil City Oilers opened the 2014 football season with a 37-15 home victory over the Corry Beavers. Jackson McFall threw a pair of TD passes to Morgan Hadley, and the Oilers were credited with a two-point safety when their opponents were…

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