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Alvarez Base Hit Starts 9th-Inning Pirates Rally In 4-2 Victory In Seattle

Pedro Alvarez, now hitting .242, went 2-for-4 on Wednesday afternoon, including a single to start a two-run, ninth-inning rally, to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-2 victory over the Mariners in Seattle. The win was Pittsburgh’s sixth in a row, and finished a 7-2 road trip while boosting the Bucs’ interleague record this season to…

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Emlenton Man Pleads Guilty In Auto Shop Break-In

An Emlenton man has entered a guilty plea to charges of theft by unlawful taking and trespassing in a break-in at a Scrubgrass Township auto repair shop in August, 2012. In a plea bargain in Venango County Court earlier this week, charges of burglary and criminal mischief against 36 year-old Anthony Healey were dismissed. Healey…

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Three Injured In Two-Vehicle Crash In Grove City

Police officials have released the identities of two of the three injured parties in a two-vehicle crash that occurred in Grove City on Monday night. Accident investigators say 58 year-old Susan Argyle and 18 year-old Rex Gregory, both from Grove City, were taken to hospitals following the collision around 11:00 PM Monday at the intersection…

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Penguins 2013 Preseason Schedule Announced

The Pittsburgh Penguins today announced the schedule for their six NHL preseason games to be played prior to the 2013-2014 season. The Penguins will meet Columbus, Detroit and Chicago twice apiece before the regular season begins in late September. The Pens say they will open the preseason on the road at Columbus on September 15. …

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Pirates Slam 5 HR’s In 9-4 Romp In Seattle

The Pittsburgh Pirates pounded five home runs, including two by Starling Marte, in a 9-4 interleague victory over the Mariners on Tuesday night in Seattle. The victory boosted the Pirates’ record to 47-30, moving them to seventeen games above the .500 mark for the first time since the end of the 1992 season. Russell Martin,…

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Titusville Man Pleads Guilty To Vehicular Homicide

In a plea bargain in Venango County Court, a Titusville-area man has entered a guilty plea to a charge of homicide by vehicle in a December motor vehicle crash in which a Conneaut Lake woman died. 34 year-old Bradley Russell will be sentenced on the plea on August 6. Russell was charged in the death of a…

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Storms Close Roads In Crawford County

Bands of thunderstorms which rolled through the area on Tuesday evening resulted in mostly spotty power outages, mainly due to downed trees and fallen power lines, although more than 4,000 customers in the Titusville area were left without electricity. A number of roads in Crawford and Erie Counties were closed because of flood waters.  Those…

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Emlenton Bar Burglary Investigated

A police investigation is underway into a burglary that occurred at a bar just outside of Emlenton. Investigators say someone broke into an establishment on Route 38 sometime Monday night or early Tuesday by removing an entry door.  About 700 dollars in cash was taken. Any information into the break-in should be forwarded to the…

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UCLA Wins First College World Series Championship

An 8-0 victory over Mississippi State in Omaha on Tuesday night gave UCLA their first collegiate baseball championship, as they won the College World Series’ best-of-three finals two games-to-none. Nick Vander Tuig (14-4) pitched scoreless five-hit baseball over eight innings for the Bruins (49-17), and Eric Filia drove home a career-high five runs.  Bulldogs starter…

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Two Fires Battled Tuesday In Crawford County

Officials battled fires in two different areas of Crawford County on Tuesday. One blaze caused damage to a mobile home located in a trailer park along Route 322 in the Carlton area very near the Venango County line.  No one was home when the fire erupted shortly before 8:30 AM. An initial investigation leads fire…

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