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Penguins Training Camp Opens

The Pittsburgh Penguins began their training camp sessions at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning. The Penguins have announced that 55 players — 31 forwards, 18 defensemen and six goalies –were invited, After Wednesday’s team meetings and physicals, the first on-ice practice session will be held Thursday and the Pens will play their…

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Pirates Play Texas Hold ‘Em And Beat Rangers 5-4

After Andrew McCutchen recorded 3 hits and 3 RBI’s and Jordy Mercer went 4-for-5, Pittsburgh Pirates closer Mark Melancon had to hold off a Texas Rangers surge as the Pirates defeated the Rangers 5-4 in a game played Tuesday night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. With the Bucs leading 5-2 entering the bottom of…

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U.S. Blanks Mexico 2-0, Qualifies For 2014 World Cup

Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan both scored second-half goals on Tuesday night, and the United States officially qualified for the 32-team 2014 World Cup soccer competition with a 2-0 victory over Mexico in a game played in Columbus, Ohio. The U.S., now 5-2-1 in qualifying play, moved into first place in their pool with games…

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Flags To Fly At Half-Staff On 9/11

Governor Tom Corbett has ordered that all federal and state flags at the Capitol in Harrisburg and at state facilities across Pennsylvania be lowered to half-staff Wednesday in honor of Patriot Day, the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York and Washington D.C. and the Flight 93 incident here in Pennsylvania. Patriot…

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Study Shows Pittsburgh Is 22nd Worst City In Which To Drive

A new study ranks Pittsburgh as the 22nd-worst United States city in which to drive. And, the study, commissioned by Allstate Insurance, claims that an individual Pittsburgh driver will, on average, be involved in a traffic accident every seven years. Last among the 194 cities on the list on “America’s Best Drivers Report” is Washington…

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Steelers Re-Sign Dwyer, Ink Center Fernando Velasco And Kicker Shayne Graham

The Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed running back Jonathan Dwyer to replace injured back LaRod Stephens-Howling. The Steelers have also come to an agreement with former Tennessee Titans offensive lineman Fernando Velasco to replace injured center Maurkice Pouncey, and signed kicker Shayne Graham as insurance for kicker Shaun Suisham, who has a hamstring problem. Stephens-Howling, Pouncey…

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Fire-Damaged Former Bar Building In Lucinda Burglarized

A building in the Lucinda area which housed a bar until the establishment was racked with fire in late March has been burglarized. State Police from the Clarion station say the owners of the building have reported that someone stole the cooling coils from two industrial-grade air conditioning units inside the business.  The incident apparently…

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Fire Reported At Jamestown Tear Gas Plant

An early morning fire at the Jamestown, Pennsylvania munitions plant that manufactures tear gas and other weaponry has reportedly been responsible for the transport of several people to area hospitals. The fire at Combined Tactical Systems broke out shortly before 6:00 AM Tuesday, and was quickly contained.  Little damage was reported, but numerous people were…

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Tionesta Man Charged In Assaults On Two Females

State Police officials from Forest County say a Tionesta man has been charged in physical attacks on two females at a location on German Hill Road in Tionesta Borough early Friday morning. Investigators say 19 year-old Austin Hunter is accused of punching a 17 year-old girl, and of hitting a 51 year-old woman with an…

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Pittsburgh Woman Hurt In Clinton Township Crash

A Pittsburgh woman was injured Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash in Clinton Township in southern Venango County. The State Police say 72 year-old Carol Cindrich was a passenger in a vehicle that left Kennerdell Road on the left side of a curve, slammed into an embankment and came to rest back on the highway. The…

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