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New Historical Marker In Franklin Honors Civil War General Alexander Hays

A new historical marker was unveiled in Franklin on Monday.  It honors Civil War Major General Alexander Hays. General Hays was born in Franklin, and attended Allegheny College in Meadville before going to West Point. As a lieutenant, Hays served with the Fourth Infantry in the Mexican War.  After that war, Hays worked in the…

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Pens Post 3-0 Shutout Over New York To Tie Stanley Cup Series At 1-1

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 22 shots in recording his seventh career postseason shutout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins threw up a 3-0 shutout against the visiting New York Rangers, tying their NHL Eastern Conference semifinal series at one game apiece on Sunday night at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Game three will be played Monday night at 7:30…

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East Brady Man Dead After Shooting Incident At Home Of Ex-Girlfriend’s Parents

Officials in Clarion County say an East Brady man is dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound following an altercation early Sunday morning at the home of his former girlfriend’s parents in East Brady. Authorities say 26 year-old Bryan Collar died at his own residence shortly after an altercation in which he allegedly shot and…

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Ohio Man Arraigned In Labor Day Weekend Death Of 6 Month-Old Boy At Clarion County Campsite

An Ohio man was formally arraigned in Clarion County last week in the death of a 6 month-old boy in his care at a campsite in the northern part of the county last Labor Day weekend. Investigators say 22 year-old Chad Chadwick, from Ashtabula, and the infant’s aunt had taken weekend custody of the baby and two…

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Friday Crash Involves Ambulance Company Wheelchair Van And A Lawn Care Vehicle

Two people were injured late Friday afternoon in a crash that occurred between an ambulance company wheelchair van and a commercial vehicle hauling a trailer that carried lawn care equipment. The accident occurred shortly after 5:00 PM Friday on Route 322 west of Franklin at the intersection with Sugarcreek Drive in Sugarcreek Borough. Borough Police identified…

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Health Care Sign-Ups In Pennsylvania Nearly Doubled In March

Federal officials say the number of Pennsylvania residents signing up for insurance under the new federal health care law nearly doubled in March. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in a report released late last week containing updated numbers through the end of March for people who would finish their enrollment process in…

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Toronto Salvages Final Game In Pittsburgh, Beating Bucs 7-2 On Sunday

Held to just four hits, the Pittsburgh Pirates (12-19) were unable to complete a three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays (14-17), losing 7-2 to the Jays on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Colby Rasmus punched a grand slam for Toronto, while Melky Cabrera hit a two-run shot.  Dustin McGowan (2-1) earned the…

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Hamlin Wins At Talladega

Denny Hamlin grabbed a green-white checkered flag victory under a last-lap caution flag Sunday in winning NASCAR’s Araon’s 449 at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. Hamlin became the eighth different winner in ten races this season.  Greg Biffle finished second after having been unable to catch Hamlin when the yellow flag came out due to debris…

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J. B. Holmes Wins Wells Fargo At Quail Hollow

Despite a bogey on the final hole, J.B. Holmes won for the third time on the PGA Tour on Sunday, capturing the Wells Fargo Classic by one stroke over Jim Furyk at Quail Hollow Golf Course near Charlotte. Holmes had won the Phoenix Open in both 2006 and 2008.  Since then he has undergone brain…

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Favorite California Chrome Wins 140th Kentucky Derby

For the first time in years, the pre-race favorite has won the Kentucky Derby. California Chrome, the 5-2 favorite, became the first California-bred colt since 1962 to win at the Derby, running the mile-and-a-quarter at Churchill Downs in Louisville in 2:03.66, and taking the victory at the 140th Run for the Roses on Saturday. For…

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