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Pittsburgh Loses Opener To Tennessee; At Least Five Steelers Are Injured

The Pittsburgh Steelers put forth a rather feeble performance Sunday in a 16-9 loss to the Tennessee Titans in their NFL regular season opener at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. In the process, at least five Steelers players were injured, and it appears two — center Maurkice Pouncey and linebacker Larry Foote will be lost for…

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Serena Williams Wins Again At U.S. Open

Serena Williams won the women’s singles championship at the U.S. Open for the fifth time on Sunday, defeating Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 in a battle of the tournament’s top two seeds. Williams now has 17 Grand Slam singles titles, including four of the six in which she has competed. Williams is 98-5 with 14…

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Edwards Wins At Richmond; Kahne And Truex Get Final Chase Berths

While Carl Edwards won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Federated Auto Parts 400 race at Richmond International Speedway on Saturday night, Kasey Kahne and Martin Truex, Jr. captured the final two berths (#’s 11 & 12) in the Chase for the Cup. Defending series champion Brad Keselowski and fan favorite Jeff Gordon did not qualify. Edwards…

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Hackenberg, Ficken Set School Records In Penn State’s 45-7 Win Over EMU

Christian Hackenberg set a school freshman record with 311 yards passing, and once-beleaguered kicker Sam Ficken kicked a school-record 14th consecutive field goal as Penn State improved to 22-0 at Beaver Stadium on Saturday with a 45-0 whitewash of Eastern Michigan. Hackenberg was 23-for-33, and threw a 45-yard score to Allen Robinson. Bill Belton and…

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Three Die In Two-Vehicle Crash On I-79 In Mercer County

Officials in Mercer County say three people have died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred late Friday afternoon on Interstate 79 between the Geneva/Cochranton and Sandy Lake/Greenville exits. State Police say a southbound vehicle driven by 62 year-old Robert Neubert, from Amherst, New York, left the highway, traveled about the length of a football field…

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Cooperstown Man Injured In A-T-V Rollover

A Cooperstown man was injured Saturday afternoon when his all-terrain vehicle left a Cornplanter Township road, hit a large rock and rolled over. State Police say 20 year-old Brandon Hockman was with a group of other A-T-V riders when his vehicle crashed off the side of Eagle Rock Road. Hockman was rushed to an Erie hospital. …

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Oil City Man Injured In A-T-V Rollover

An Oil City man was injured last week when his all-terrain vehicle left a highway in Rouseville, traveled into a ditch and rolled over on top of the driver. State Police say 40 year-old Timothy Balas was transported to an area hospital after the incident on Route 227.  Troopers say it appeared that Balas had…

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Powerball Jackpot Zooms To $245 Million

Powerball Lottery officials say no one hit the jackpot in their nationwide lottery drawing on Saturday night, so they have estimated that the annuity value of the game’s next jackpot — for Wednesday’s drawing — will be $245 million. The estimated cash value of the jackpot is currently set at $136.3 million. The most valuable…

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Greenways And Trails Summit Scheduled For Franklin

An event called the Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit will be held this month in Franklin. Organizers say the three-day event is “designed for outdoor recreation enthusiasts, trail builders, businesses that provide goods and services, park and recreation professionals, conservationists and volunteers.”  In addition to educational sessions, workshops and networking opportunities, attendees will also have…

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Senators Eliminate Seawolves, Advance To Eastern League Finals

Harrisburg starter Robbie Ray and the Senators’ bullpen held the Erie Seawolves to just four hits Saturday, beating Erie 5-1, and eliminating the Seawolves in four games in the best-of-five Western Division final in the Eastern League playoffs. Ray pitched 6-and-two-thirds innings, allowed one run and three hits, struck out six batters and walked two. …

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