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Pirates Tally Just Three Hits In Opening Day Loss

A.J. Burnett struck out 10 batters in 5-and-two-thirds innings of work, but his Pittsburgh Pirates managed just three hits, and the Bucs dropped a 3-1 decision to the Chicago Cubs on Monday afternoon, Opening Day at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Burnett allowed a two-run, first-inning home run to Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo before settling down. …

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Three Hurt In SUV-Logging Truck Collision

Three people were hurt Monday morning in a collision between an S-U-V and a logging truck on Route 208 near Fryburg.  A third vehicle was also involved in the incident. State Police say the crash happened shortly before 9:00 AM when an S-U-V driven by 21 year-old Sarah Deemer, from Lickingville, crossed the center line of the…

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Hawthorn Woman’s Car Hits Rockland Township Garage

A Clarion County woman sustained only minor injuries even though her car hit a commercial garage.  The vehicle then rolled over onto its roof. State Police say the incident occurred around 11:15 PM Monday night on Route 38 in Rockland Township.  Troopers tell KQW that a vehicle driven by 27 year-old Kayla Steele went through a…

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Information Sought On Shippenville Pedestrian Accident

Authorities continue to search for the driver who struck and injured a Shippenville woman last week. State Police say the incident occurred shortly before 10:00 PM last Thursday on Second Street in Shippenville Borough.  The injured pedestrian was identified as 41 year-old Gina Clark.  Her injuries were described as “moderate.” Information on the incident or…

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13 Year-Old Clarion Girl Reported Missing

Police in Clarion County have issued a missing persons report for a 13 year-old Clarion girl last seen very early last Thursday morning. Clarion Borough Police say Alexandra Sewell left  her home at about 2:00 AM Thursday morning, and was carrying only a black backpack.  Police believe the girl may be in the company of…

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The Band Perry To Perform At Clarion University

Clarion University announced Monday that the popular country music act The Band Perry will perform at the school’s Tippin Gymnasium on Saturday, April 20 at 8:00 PM. The Band Perry’s seventh single, “DONE,” was released last month.  Their previous singles have included “If I Die Young,” which reached number-1 on both the Hot Country Songs and Adult…

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Points Wins Houston Open By One Stroke

D.A. Points waited out a lengthy rain delay on Sunday before completing a final-round 6-under-par 66 for a one-stroke victory at the Houston Open at the Redstone Golf Club’s Tournament Course in Humble, Texas. For Points, who missed the cut in seven of the first nine tournaments he entered this year, it was his second PGA…

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Pens Extend Win Streak To 15, Lose Crosby To Broken Jaw

The Pittsburgh Penguins extended their winning streak to fifteen on Saturday afternoon, posting their third consecutive shutout in a 2-0 home win over the New York Islanders, but losing team captain Sidney Crosby indefinitely after Crosby was hit in the mouth by a shot by teammate Brooks Orpik. Crosby suffered a broken jaw, lost several…

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Brody Block Demolition To Begin Within Days

With the completion late last week of a contract between a local company and the Oil City Redevelopment Authority, it appears that the demolition of the condemned Brody Block on Oil City’s North Side will begin within a week-and-a-half. The project should be completed by the end of May.  Some interior work may be finished before the…

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Church Vandalized Just Before Easter

The congregation of a church in Sandycreek Township learned on Easter morning that their place of worship had been vandalized. The State Police say someone drove through the parking lot of the Congress Hill Church of God and fired a B-B gun at a church window.  It is believed the incident occurred sometime Friday or early…

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