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Steelers Sign Three More Draft Choices

The Pittsburgh Steelers are down to one unsigned draft choice following agreements reached with three other players selected in the 2013 NFL Draft. The Steelers announced Monday they have signed first-round pick Jarvis Jones, second-round selection Le’Veon Bell, and on Tuesday morning that they have inked seventh-rounder Nick Williams. Jones, the 17th overall pick starred…

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Steelers’ Mike Adams Stabbed In Failed Carjacking Attempt, Out For 6-8 Weeks

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams underwent surgery over the weekend for a pair of stab wounds sustained when Adams fended off a trio of would-be carjackers early Saturday morning. Adams was stabbed once in the abdomen and once in the left forearm.  The wounds are life-threatening, and Adams is expected to be ready for…

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Oil City Man Charged In Stabbing Incident

An Oil City man has been charged after he allegedly stabbed another man during a fight on Oil City’s South Side over the weekend. Oil City Police say the incident occurred in the 100-block of West Fourth Street. Investigators say 20 year-old Marquise McCool is accused of stabbing another man in the chest and in…

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Oil Creek Church Burglarized, Vandalized

Police in the Titusville area are investigating an incident in which an area church was burglarized. State Police investigators say the Grace Fellowship Church in Oilcreek Township was broken into, and some $600 in coins were taken.  Police say that, in the process, some $400 in damage was done to the church doors. One report says…

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2nd Phase Of Emlenton Hill Project To Start Friday

PennDOT announced Monday that the second phase of the Emlenton Hill Improvement Project is scheduled to begin on Friday (June 7). The work will include the replacement of a box culvert on Route 38 between Big Bend Road and Squaw Valley Road.  Access to Big Bend Road from Route 38 will be limited to traffic…

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Bucs Salvage Last Game Of Reds Series With Another 11th-Inning Victory

After having been shut out in back-to-back home games on Friday and Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates (35-22) rebounded from a 4-0, first-inning deficit on Sunday to defeat the visiting Cincinnati Reds 5-4 in 11 innings. An RBI single by Travis Snider off Reds reliever Alfredo Simon (4-2; 2.48 ERA) ended the contest in walk-off fashion. …

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Kuchar Wins Memorial, Zooms To Number-4 World Ranking

Matt Kuchar sank a 20-foot birdie putt on the final hole to hold off Kevin Chappell and win The Memorial at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Now ranked #4 in the world golf rankings, Kuchar closed the tournament with a 4-under-par 68 to go (68-70-70-68) 12-under-par 276 for the weekend.  He won $1.116…

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Tony Stewart Takes Dover For First Sprint Cup Win Of 2013

Tony Stewart won at Dover International Speedway for the first time since his pair of victories in 2000, also posting his first NASCAR Sprint Cup triumph of the season, taking the checkered flag at Sunday’s FedEx 400. Juan Pablo Montoya finished second, and Jeff Gordon was third.  Stewart, Montoya and Gordon all registered their top…

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Penguins Blanked 3-0 In First Game Of Eastern Finals

The Pittsburgh Penguins missed the net on all 29 of their tries on Saturday night – several of their attempts clanging off the posts of the Boston goal – and the homestanding Pens dropped a 3-0 decision to the visiting Bruins in the first game of the NHL Eastern Conference finals. Game two of the…

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Man Charged After Reported Police Chase In Franklin’s Third Ward

A Franklin man faces charges after police say he led them on a chase which eventually led to a crash and an injured passenger. The incident reportedly occurred in Franklin’s Third Ward at about 2:30 AM Sunday morning. Franklin City Police say they tried to stop Nathan McAninch at Coefield Corners for speeding on the…

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