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Every Wins At Bay Hill As Adam Scott Fades

Matt Every fashioned a 2-under-par 70 in the final round on Sunday, watched early tournament leader Adam Scott fade badly, and saw Keegan Bradley miss a 30-foot putt for birdie which would have forced a playoff as he won for the first time on the PGA Tour, capturing the Arnold Palmer Invitational at the Bay…

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Independent Fiscal Office Reports Pennsylvania’s Drilling Taxes Are Among The Nation’s Lowest

A report from the state legislature’s Independent Fiscal Office ventures that the levies imposed on the drillers of natural gas in Pennsylvania are among the lowest in the country. In an attempt at matching up various taxes imposed by eleven states on drillers, the IFO says energy companies in Pennsylvania are being taxed at a rate…

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Former Oil City Man Is Convicted In Convenience Store Robbery, But Is Acquitted Of Robbing Dollar Store

A former Oil City man was convicted last week in the robbery of a convenience store in Cranberry Township, but was acquitted of charges connected with a robbery at a Seneca dollar store. Both robberies occurred a week apart in December, 2011.  In both incidents, the robber was wearing a mask, and could not be…

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Burglary Thwarted In Northern Clarion County; Suspect Accused Of Threatening Residents He Startled

Investigators did not immediately release the name of the suspect they have in custody in an attempted burglary Sunday night at a residence in Elk Township in northern Clarion County. State Police at the Clarion station say someone broke the glass on a storm door and entered the residence, only to be confronted by someone…

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Penn State Wins 4th Straight NCAA Wrestling Title; Taylor, Ruth Earn Championships

Penn State won its fourth consecutive NCAA wrestling championship in Oklahoma City over the weekend, taking two individual titles and edging Minnesota 109.5-104 to win the team crown. Oklahoma State, who placed four wrestlers in the final, won two of the four championship matches and placed third with 96.5 points.  Iowa finished fourth, and Edinboro was…

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Results – Sunday, March 23

NCAA Men’s College Basketball Results  -  Sunday, March 23:   South Division Stanford 60, Kansas 57 UCLA 77, Stephen F. Austin 60   East Division Virginia 78, Memphis 60 Iowa State 87, North Carolina 83   West Division Arizona 84, Gonzaga 61 Baylor 85, Creighton 55   Midwest Division Kentucky 78, Wichita State 76 Tennessee…

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Shippenville Woman Hurt In Friday Afternoon Crash Near Clarion

State Police in Clarion County say a 19 year-old Shippenville woman was injured late Friday afternoon when her car was struck by a tractor-trailer at an intersection near Clarion. According to police reports, the tractor-trailer attempted to turn right from a left turn lane, and struck the car which was in a lane to the…

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Pitt Bows Out To Top-Ranked Florida 61-45

The Pitt Panthers managed only 19 field goals in 51 attempts (37 percent) in a season-ending 61-45 loss to the nation’s top-ranked team, Florida, on Saturday in Orlando in the Round of 32 in the South Division of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament. Pitt closed the year at 26-10.  Florida (34-2) advanced to meet…

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Results – Saturday, March 22

NCAA Men’s College Basketball Results  -  Saturday, March 22   South Division Florida 61, Pitt 45 Dayton 55, Syracuse 53   East Division Michigan State 80, Harvard 77 Connecticut 77, Villanova 65   West Division Wisconsin 85, Oregon 77 San Diego State 63, North Dakota State 44   Midwest Division Louisville 66, St. Louis 51…

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PIAA High School Basketball Championship Results

PIAA High School Basketball Championship Results   Friday, March 21: Boys “AAA”  -  Neumann-Goretti 64, Susquehanna Township 57  (OT) Boys “A”  -  Lincoln Park 70, Math, Civics and Science 66 Girls “AAAA”  -  Cumberland Valley49, Spring-Ford 30 Girls “AA”  -  Seton LaSalle 58, Neumann-Goretti 50   Saturday, March 22: Boys “AAAA”  -  Newcastle 52, LaSalle…

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