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Myers, Fernandez Named Baseball’s Rookies-Of-The-Year

Wil Myers has become the third Tampa Bay player in the last six years to be named American League Rookie-of-the-Year. Myers, a 22 year-old right fielder, hit .293 with 13 home runs and 53 RBI’s in 88 games after his call-up from the minor leagues in mid-June.  In the rookie-of-the-year balloting, he outpolled Detroit shortstop…

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Prescription Forgery Suspects Remain Held On Bond; Three Hurt In Police Chase

The three Philadelphia men who were arrested following a police chase near Cochranton over the weekend were being held on substantial bond in the Crawford County Jail. Meanwhile, one media report indicates that all three suspects were treated for injuries prior to their arraignments. As 96.3 KQW reported on Monday, the men were apprehended following…

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High School Football Finals – November 8, 9, 11

High School Football Finals   Friday, November 8:   D-10 “AAA” Quarterfinals Oil City 24, Conneaut 21 General McLane 55, Warren 25 (Byes – Cathedral Prep, Slippery Rock)   D-10 “AA” Quarterfinals Greenville 33, Fairview 30 Hickory 56, Fort LeBoeuf 7 Northwestern 28, Grove City 7 Girard 22, Sharon 19   D-10 “A” Quarterfinals Lakeview…

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NFL Results – 2013 Week 10

NFL Results  -  Week 10   Thursday, November 7: Minnesota 34, Washington 27   Sunday, November 10: Pittsburgh 23, Buffalo 10 Baltimore 20, Cincinnati 17  (OT) Philadelphia 27, Green Bay 13 Denver 28, San Diego 20 Seattle 33, Atlanta 10 New Orleans 49, Dallas 17 Detroit 21, Chicago 19 NY Giants 24, Oakland 20 St. Louis…

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Steelers Defense Rebounds In 23-10 Win Over Buffalo

The same Pittsburgh Steelers defense that allowed all-time franchise highs of 55 points and 610 total yards of offense in a loss at New England the previous weekend limited Buffalo to 10 points and 227 yards on Sunday in a 23-10 victory over the Bills at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. The Steelers sacked rookie quarterback…

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Johnson Third At Phoenix, Can Win 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Title Next Sunday

With a third-place finish at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday and a 23rd-place finish by Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson set the stage for a nearly unbeatable chance to win his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in Homestead, Florida next weekend. Kevin Harvick won the Advocare 500 for the second consecutive year on Sunday, finishing ahead of Kasey…

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Three Die, Four Others Are Injured In Sharon Crash Involving High School Ballplayers

Three people, including two Sharon High School football players, died and four others were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash late Friday night on the Shenango Valley Freeway in the Sharon area. Accident investigators say the collision at about 10:00 PM Friday occurred when an S-U-V crossed into the oncoming lanes of traffic and slammed head-on into a…

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Three Philadelphia Fugitives Apprehended Near Cochranton

Three men from the Philadelphia area who were wanted by Meadville-area police and a state drug task force were arrested outside of Cochranton over the weekend after allegedly trying to elude a police cruiser on Interstate 79 and eventually crashing their vehicle at the Cochranton-Geneva exit ramp. Police say they apprehended the three men at…

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Franklin Fugitive Surrenders To Police; Woman’s Husband Still Being Sought

A Franklin woman who, along with her husband has been wanted since mid-summer in connection with an assault incident in the parking lot of an Oil City convenience store, turned herself in to Oil City Police on Sunday. 28 year-old Virginia Umstead was arraigned on charges that included simple assault and harassment, and was lodged…

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Saegertown Man Dies, Three Children Are Injured In Sunday Morning Crash

A Saegertown man died and three children riding in his vehicle were injured in a crash that occurred late Sunday morning in Woodcock Township in Crawford County. Police reports indicate a vehicle driven by 28 year-old Ryan Merritt left Fisher Road shortly after 11:00 AM.  The vehicle traveled through a curve at the bottom of…

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