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Local Driver Hospitalized In Meadville After Collision With Deer

A Franklin-area man was taken to a Meadville hospital early Monday morning after a collision with a deer near Cooperstown. State Police from the Franklin station say 18 year-old Matthew Burk was injured around 2:30 AM after he struck a deer on Lake Creek Road in Jackson Township.  After the impact, Burk’s  vehicle crashed in…

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Safe Stolen From Seneca Business

Police are looking for information into the theft of a safe from a business in Seneca. State Police have begun an investigation into a burglary at a fencing business located along Route 257.  The incident occurred sometime between the 22nd and the 24th of June.  Troopers say someone pried open a door, stole the safe,…

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Pens Trade Tyler Kennedy On NHL Draft Day, And Select Goalie Tristan Jarry

Left without draft picks in the first two rounds of Sunday’s NHL Draft because of trade deadline deals for Jarome Iginla and Douglas Murray, the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday  traded forward Tyler Kennedy to the San Jose Sharks for a second-round selection, and used it to draft goaltender Tristan Jarry, from the Edmonton Oil Kings…

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Kenny Perry Is Winning Senior At Fox Chapel – Haas And Park Also Post Golf Victories

Kenny Perry followed a one-over par score of 71 in the first round with scores of 63, 63 and 64 to win the Constellation Senior Players Championship at Fox Chapel Golf Club, just northeast of Pittsburgh on Sunday. The seven-under-par round on the final day allowed Perry to pass third-round leader Fred Couples, who finished…

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Kenseth Comes Through In Kentucky

Matt Kenseth gained three slots by taking on  only fuel during his final pit stop, and the decision paid off as Kenseth sailed to victory in Sunday afternoon’s rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky. The race had originally been scheduled for Saturday night. Points standings leader Jimmie Johnson…

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Taste Of Talent Winners To Perform Monday At Franklin Event

Monday’s (7/1) event in Franklin’s Fourth of July Weeklong Celebration will feature performances by the past winners of the Franklin Fine Arts Council’s Taste of Talent competitions. Shortly after the start of this year’s Taste of Talent challenge, festival-goers will have the chance to hear four singers, including 2012 winner Hunter Cook, who was honored…

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Dan Bylsma Would Coach Team USA At 2014 Winter Olympics

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma has been named coach of the United States men’s Olympic hockey team for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Penguins general manager Ray Shero will serve as an associate to Team USA general manager David Poile. Final arrangements are still pending that would allow National Hockey League players to again…

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Cavaliers Surprise Fans, Make Anthony Bennett NBA’s Top Draft Pick

The Cleveland Cavaliers made UNLV freshman forward Anthony Bennett a surprise selection as the top pick in the annual NBA draft in New York on Thursday night.  Bennett is the first native of Canada to be the number-one pick. With four of the top 33 choices, the Cavs also found themselves with the #19 overall…

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State Lawmakers Plan To Introduce Gay Marriage Bill In Harrisburg

Two Democrats in the state House of Representatives followed up this week’s rulings by the United States Supreme Court on gay marriage by announcing they will introduce a bill in Harrisburg that would allow same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania. Representatives Brian Sims and Steve McCarter, both from the Philadelphia area, say the state’s ban on same-sex…

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Warren, Ohio Man Dies In Four-Vehicle Chain-Reaction On I-80

State Police were withholding the name of a Warren, Ohio man who was killed in a chain-reaction collision on Interstate 80, pending the notification of the victim’s relatives. Troopers say it appears the 54 year-old victim may have initiated the series of crashes. At least three of the four vehicles involved in the chain reaction…

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