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Butler Woman Seeks Miss America Title

A Butler woman is in Atlantic City as one of the contestants in the Miss America 2014 pageant. 21 year-old Annie Rosellini is seeking to become just the second Miss Pennsylvania to win the crown, and the first since 1954. Rosellini attends Point Park College in Pittsburgh, and graduated from Butler High School.  She won…

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Route 36 To Be Closed Tuesday Between Leeper And Tylersburg

A stretch of Route 36 between Leeper and Tylersburg in northern Clarion County will close on Tuesday (Sept.10) for a pipe replacement project. Highway crews should have the road in Farmington Township reopened by sometime the following day. The official detour, beginning in Leeper, will take traffic south on Route 66 to Route 4033, and back…

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Titusville Man Charged In Theft Of Guns From Father, Who Is A City Police Officer

A Titusville man has been charged, and two other suspects are being investigated in the thefts and resale of some fourteen guns taken from the man’s father, who reportedly is a Titusville City Police officer. Police say 25 year-old Ruel Root IV had been arraigned on 35 charges, including multiple counts of  theft by unlawful taking, receiving…

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Tionesta Motorcycle Rider Injured In Collision With Car

A Tionesta man was hospitalized Tuesday after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car on a sharp curve near Marienville. State Police investigators described injuries sustained by 53 year-old Timothy McKinney as “moderate.”  The driver of the car, identified as 45 year-old Stephanie Bombiani, from Marienville, was not injured. The accident occurred…

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PIRATES’ 20-YEAR LOSING STREAK ENDS!!!

Travis Snider’s pinch-hit home run in the top of the ninth inning on Tuesday night lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-3 road win over the Milwaukee Brewers, and assured the Bucs of their first non-losing season since 1992. The Pirates’ 81st victory of the year means Pittsburgh (81-57) will not finish 2013 with a losing…

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Police: 186 Bags Of Heroin Found In Motel, Car

Two people face numerous drug charges after Grove City Police reported they had found 186 bags of heroin in a motel room and in the car the couple was driving. Reports indicate an investigation began after a woman reported to police that a relative, 21 year-old Bethany Pringle, from Findley Township in Mercer County, had…

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Grove City College President Announces Retirement

The president of Grove City College has announced his retirement. Richard Jewell has been the school’s president since 2003. A graduate of Grove City, Jewell says he and his wife intend to move back to Bethel Park.  His retirement will become effective at the end of the school year.

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Florida State Freshman Accounts For 5 TD’s In 41-13 Victory At Pitt

Florida State redshirt freshman Jameis Winston threw for 356 yards and four touchdowns and scored a fifth TD on the ground, and the Seminoles opened their college football season with a 41-13 romp over Pitt on Monday night at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Winston tossed three scoring passes to Nick O’Leary, the grandson of golfing great…

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Pirates Move Back Into First Place With 5-2 Holiday Win At Milwaukee

Neil Walker slammed a three-run home run, and Charlie Morton won his fourth consecutive decision on Monday in a 5-2 holiday win for the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Brewers in Milwaukee — a victory that put the Bucs back into sole possession of first place in the National League Central Division. The Pirates received help…

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Kyle Busch Wins At Atlanta – 4th Sprint Cup Victory Of The Year

Kyle Busch held off Joey Logano by .74 of a second on Sunday night to win the NASCAR Pennzoil Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and locked up a berth in the Chase for the Cup with still a race remaining at Richmond before the final ten events of the season championship card. It was…

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