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Million Dollar MegaMillions Ticket Sold In Meadville

A MegaMillions Lottery ticket worth one million dollars in last Friday’s drawing for the game was sold in the Meadville area. Pennsylvania Lottery officials say the ticket contains all of the numbers drawn except for the yellow Mega Ball number.  It was purchased at a convenience store on Perry Highway. Had the purchaser of the…

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Brewers Survive 1-0 Game At PNC Park, Win Weekend Series With Bucs; Cole On DL

The first-place Milwaukee Brewers outlasted the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 1-0 game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon, winning the rubber game of a three-game series. The Pirates (29-33) stranded ten runners on base, including men on third base in each of the final three innings,, and hit into two double plays. Milwaukee…

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Heat Deadlocks NBA Final With Spurs At 1-1

LeBron James scored 35 points, and Chris Bosh added 18 in San Antonio on Sunday night, leading the Miami Heat to a 98-96 victory over the Spurs in the second game of the best-of-seven NBA championship series. The win evens the series at 1-1. James scored all but two of his points after the start…

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Earnhardt Wins For First Time At Pocono; Daytona Winner Posts 2nd Victory This Year

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. passed Brad Keselowski with five laps remaining on Sunday to win his second NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the year, and to take the checkered flag for the first time at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, winning the event known this year as the “Party in the Poconos 400 presented by…

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Crane Takes St. Jude Classic – Last Event Before U.S. Open

Even with a score of 3-over-par 73 in Sunday’s final round, Ben Crane was able to fashion a one-stroke victory over Troy Merritt at golf’s final tune-up before this week’s U.S. Open, the FedEx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind in Memphis. It was Crane’s fifth career victory, and he went wire-to-wire for the win,…

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Nadal Wins Again In Paris; Remains Undefeated At French Open In Six Finals Against Djokovic

Deja vu in Paris! Once again on Sunday, Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic in the men’s singles final of the French Open Tennis Tournament.  It was Nadal’s record ninth victory at Roland Garros, his 14th Grand Slam victory overall, and his sixth French Open win in six finals against Djokovic.  Nadal is 9-3 in title matches…

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Kings Take Double OT Game To Forge 2-0 Lead In Stanley Cup Final

Dustin Brown deflected in the game-winning goal at the 10:26 mark of the second overtime period on Saturday night to conclude the Los Angeles Kings’ 5-4 victory over the visiting New York Rangers. The win gives the Kings a 2-games-to-0 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup championship series, despite the fact that Los Angeles has not held…

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Tonalist Wins Belmont; California Chrome Bumps At Starting Gate, Ties For Fourth

102,199 patrons, the third-largest crowd in Belmont history, watched Saturday as Tonalist captured the third leg of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes in Elmont, New York, and kept California Chrome from becoming the first horse in 36 years to win all three events in the sport’s most prestigious competition. California Chrome, the winner…

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Kane Report On Sandusky Investigation Soon To Be Released; Early Reaction Heard

Details are emerging on a soon-to-be-released report from Pennsylvania’s Attorney General regarding the handling by her predecessors of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse investigation. Attorney General Kathleen Kane based much of her campaign for the office on a promise to investigate how the case was handled, including during the tenure of a former AG,…

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Three Teens Charged In Multiple Burglaries in Franklin And Sandycreek, And An Attempted Burglary In Clintonville

Three teenagers were charged last week with the burglaries of a home, numerous vehicles, storage units in Franklin and a concession stand at the Franklin High School athletic complex. The teens, two aged 17 and another aged 16, are charged in five different incidents occurring between the day following Christmas and April 14. State Police…

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