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Orb, The Favorite, Wins Muddy Kentucky Derby

On a muddy first Saturday in May, Orb, the 5-1 pre-race favorite, won the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby. The bay colt started from the number-16 post, and was still 16th after a half-mile before taking the one-and-a-quarter mile event at Churchill Downs in  Louisville in a time of 2:02.89.  Orb won by about…

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Franklin Man Charged In Burglary At Reno Business

State Police say a Franklin man was arrested early Sunday morning after having been discovered inside an enclosed fence behind the Liberty Electronics complex in Reno. Troopers tell KQW that 25 year-old Justin Graham had filled two duffle bags with copper wire. Investigators report that Graham was trying to hide when they arrived on the…

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Pedestrian Struck By Car In Titusville

A Cambridge Springs woman was taken to an Erie hospital after she was struck by a car at an intersection in Titusville on Sunday afternoon. 58 year-old Jann Sprague is listed in fair condition.  Sprague’s husband, who was crossing the street with his wife, was not injured. Titusville City police say the incident happened shortly…

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Powerball Jackpot Reaches 222 Million Dollars

Powerball Lottery officials say the estimated annuity value of the jackpot for the Wednesday drawing of the game now stands at 222-million dollars after no one matched all five numbers plus the Powerball number on Saturday night. In Pennsylvania, five lottery players matched four of five numbers plus the Powerball.  Three of those ticketholders had purchased…

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Infant Checked For Injuries After Stroller Is Hit By Truck

A woman and her one year-old son were taken for observation to Titusville Area Hospital late Friday afternoon after the mother was bumped by a pickup while she was pushing the boy in a stroller. The incident occurred shortly after 5:30 PM at the intersection of North Franklin Street and West Central Avenue in Titusville.  The truck driver said…

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Penguins Give Away Game Two – Series Tied At 1-1

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored three times in the first 7:22 of the second game of their Stanley Cup Playoff opener on Friday night, but the New York Islanders rebounded for a 4-3 victory at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, tying the best-of-seven series at one game apiece. The tie-breaking goal by Kyle Okposo came with…

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Burnett, McCutchen, Mercer Star In Pirates’ 3-1 Win Over Nationals

A.J. Burnett (3-2; 2.57 ERA) pitched five-hit ball over five innings, and Andrew McCutchen and newly-promoted infielder Jordy Mercer both homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Washington Nationals 3-1 Friday night in the opening game of a three-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Burnett allowed just one run while striking out nine batters…

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3 New Trustees Elected At Penn State – Old Board Approves Governance Changes

In the same meeting in which three new members were voted on to the board of trustees for Penn State University, the presently seated members approved vast governance changes for the panel. Newcomers Barbara Doran, William Oldsey and Ted Brown were elected as new trustees, squeezing out incumbent Paul Suhey and board vice chairperson Stephanie…

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Pens’ Crosby To Return For Game 2 Of Stanley Cup Opener

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Friday morning that team captain Sidney Crosby will return for Friday night’s second game of their NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs opening-round series against the New York Islanders. Crosby missed the final 12 games of the regular season and the first game of the Islanders series after suffering a broken jaw in…

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Orb Is Early Kentucky Derby Favorite

Twenty horses are ready for Saturday’s 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville. Track oddsmakers have made Florida Derby winner Orb the early 7-2 favorite.  Orb is trained by Shug McGaughey, and will be ridden by Joel Rosario. Verrazano was listed Thursday at 4-1.  Verrazano’s trainer is Todd Pletcher, and John Velazquez…

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