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Pirates Call Up Slugger Andrew Lambo

Just in time for a three-game showdown with the second-place Cardinals in St. Louis, the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday called up slugging right fielder Andrew Lambo from “AAA” Indianapolis. The 25 year-old left-handed hitter was leading all minor leaguers with 31 home runs (for Indianapolis and for “AA” Altooona), and has driven in  97 runs…

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Petroleum Economist Comments On Natural Gas Boom

With the quest for natural gas deposits in Pennsylvania still booming, and oil production in the United States up this year, the industry is keeping a watchful eye on Washington. The chief economist for the American Petroleum Institute, Pennsylvania native John Felmy tells Radio PA News he is concerned that any proposals to add new…

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Crawford County To Hold School Disaster Drill

Police and emergency officials, other first-responders, U.S. Army Reserves, and medical and school officials will take part in Crawford County on Wednesday (Aug. 14) in a drill testing the ability of the agencies to respond to a specific emergency incident. At an elementary school in the Meadville area, officials will simulate a response to a call…

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Sugarcreek Borough Man Killed When Motorcycle Hits Deer

For the third time in less than a week, a man has died as the result of a motorcycle hitting a deer on a Crawford County highway.  The latest victim was a Venango County man. State Police from the Corry station say 79 year-old William Wheeling, a Sugarcreek Borough resident, died when his motorcycle struck a deer than…

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Initiative Proposed To Help Students Pay For College

A state Senator from Montgomery County has a plan to help students finance their educations without the burden of traditional loans. Senator Daylin Leach has introduced a plan he calls “Pay It Forward, Pay It Back.”  He says it would set up a fund which would enable any students from Pennsylvania going to a Pennsylvania…

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Former Player To Be Charged In Attack On Sharon High School Football Coach

Police say the man who attacked Sharon High School football coach Jim Wildman in his home on Sunday afternoon is someone who played for Wildman during his first stint as Sharon coach. Like Coach Wildman, 38 year-old Joseph Koscincki, the alleged attacker, ended up in a hospital.  Police say Koscinski will face charges of aggravated…

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Route 62, Riverside Drive Area, To Close August 13 For Sage Run Construction Work

PennDOT announced Thursday that the new closing date for Route 62 in the Riverside Drive area in Cranberry Township, bordering Oil City’s East End, will be Tuesday, August 13. Originally, the road was to have been closed August 5 as part of the work being done on the realignment on the Route 62/Route 257 intersection.  The latest…

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7th-Inning Double Leads To Colorado Win, Home Sweep Over The Pirates

Nolan Arenado doubled home the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning on Sunday afternoon, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, and a sweep of the three-game weekend home series with Pittsburgh (70-47). Pittsburgh took a 2-0 lead early in Sunday’s contest on Pedro Alvarez’s 28th home…

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Lionville Misses Little League World Series By One Game

Pennsylvania’s Little League champions from Lionville were upset in the championship game of the Mid-Atlantic Regional in Bristol, Connecticut in an 8-2 loss in the title game to Newark, Delaware, thus missing a chance at a trip to the Little League World Series in South Williamsport by one game. Lionville entered the title game with…

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Dufner Holds Off Furyk At PGA Championship At Oak Hill

Jason Dufner captured his first Major golf championship on Sunday, closing four days of competition with a two-under-par 68, and beating Pennsylvania native Jim Furyk by two strokes to win the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club’s East Course in Pittsford, New York. Dufner finished the last Major tournament of the year at (68-63-71-68) 10-under-par…

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