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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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Stenson Wins Deutsche Bank Championship

Henrik Stenson holed out from a greenside bunker for a birdie on Sunday’s 17th hole, and held on for a two-stroke victory over Steve Stricker at the PGA’s Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts. The 37 year-old Swede took over first place after two events in the FedEx Cup standings, moving ahead…

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Cardinals Avoid Sweep In Pittsburgh With 7-2 Win Over Pirates

The St. Louis Cardinals salvaged the final game of a three-game series in Pittsburgh with a 7-2 victory over the Pirates on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. The Cards moved back into a first-place tie with the Bucs by jumping on spot starter Kris Johnson (0-2; 7.88 ERA) for five runs in two-plus innings.  St.…

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