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Pennsylvania Hunters Set Second Straight Record For Fewest Shooting Incidents

The Pennsylvania Game Commission says hunters in this state have, for the second straight year, set a new record low for shooting incidents. A new Game Commission report shows there were 27 hunting-related shooting incidents in 2013, down from the previous record low of 33 set the previous year.  The commission has been keeping records…

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Cards Win Series Against Pirates With Two Shutouts

Adam Wainwright and Carlos Martinez combined on a three-hit shutout Sunday, and Jhonny Peralta homered twice as the St. Louis Cardinals posted their second whitewash of the Pittsburgh Pirates in three days, winning the rubber game of a three-game series at Busch Stadium by a 7-0 score. Wainwright, the Major Leagues’ first five-game winner this season,…

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Noh Wins Zurich In Louisiana

Seung-Yul Noh buckled down to record a 1-under-par 71 in Sunday’s final round, and to win for the first time on the PGA Tour, capturing the Zurich Classic at the TPC Louisiana in Avondale, Louisiana. With a four-day total of 19-under-par 269 (65-68-65-71), Noh won $1.224 million.  At age 22, he is this year’s youngest…

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Logano Gets Second Victory With Checkered Flag At Richmond

Joey Logano became a two-time winner in this year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup competition by taking the checkered flag Saturday night at the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway in Virginia. The victory slides Logano into the sixth position in the Sprint Cup points standings, led by Jeff Gordon who finished second to Logano on Saturday.…

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Penguins Take Game 5; Can Advance To Playoffs’ Second Round With Win In Columbus Monday

The Pittsburgh Penguins outshot the Columbus Blue Jackets 51-24 on Saturday night, and posted a 3-1 win in game five of their opening-round Stanley Cup playoff series, taking a 3-games-to-2 lead in the best-of-seven affair. Pittsburgh can move on to the second round of postseason play by winning at Columbus in game six on Monday…

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Venango County To Appeal Curtailing Of Federal Subsidies For Local Air Service

Venango County officials have twenty days in which to appeal the decision late last week by the U.S. Department of Transportation to terminate federal funding from the Essential Air Service (EAS) program for air service through Venango Regional Airport in Franklin. The tentative order issued Thursday also affects twelve other airports across the country, including DuBois…

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Suspects Sought In Rocky Grove Assault Case

Sugarcreek Borough Police are looking for three suspects who an injured man claims assaulted him on Thursday night. Officers say an injured 19 year-old male was spotted by a passing motorist as the injured party was walking along Rocky Grove Avenue in Rocky Grove early Thursday evening.  The man claimed he had been jumped by…

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Woman Wanted On New Jersey Warrant Arrested Near Barkeyville

State Police officials say a woman they investigated for erratic driving on Interstate 80 near Barkeyville late Sunday afternoon was wanted on a warrant issued in New Jersey, and was operating a stolen vehicle which she was driving without a license. Troopers tell KQW they stopped the vehicle at the westbound rest area near Barkeyville,…

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Cochranton Man Escapes Route 322 Rollover

A Cochranton man escaped injury in an early morning rollover in western Venango County. State Police officials say 22 year-old David Hollabaugh fell asleep at the wheel while traveling east on Route 322 in Canal Township shortly after 6:30 AM Sunday.  Hollabaugh’s truck traveled off the left side of the highway, struck the guardrails and…

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Pennsylvania Lottery’s Millionaire Raffle Returns

Pennsylvania Lottery officials call it the game with the best odds of winning a one million dollar prize. Sales began Friday for tickets in the lottery’s 18th Millionaire Raffle drawing.  Only 500,000 tickets will be sold, and four one million dollar prizes will be paid out. The drawings will also include four prizes of $100,000,…

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