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Utica Man Faces Charges Of Assault, Resisting Arrest And Public Intoxication

Oil City Police, responding to what was believed to be a medical call, say they arrested and charged a Utica man who was lying on a street early Saturday morning. The responding officers say the man then assaulted them after they arrived on the scene. Police responded shortly after 3:30 AM Saturday, and say they…

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Stoneboro Man Charged After Arrest In State Police Parking Lot

A Stoneboro man was arrested over the weekend and faces charges because he allegedly was harassing the occupants of another vehicle. State Police at the Mercer station say 44 year-old Robert Deveres was arrested late Friday night because the other driver pulled into the troop’s parking lot in Jackson Center, and Deveres followed them there. Troopers say…

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Bald Eagle Nests In Pennsylvania Now Total More Than 250

In its preliminary 2013 count of bald eagles statewide, the Pennsylvania Game Commission says it has confirmed 252 bald eagles nests in Pennsylvania, with nesting eagles confirmed in 56 of the state’s 67 counties. Both numbers represent new highs in the thirty years in which eagle restoration efforts have been underway in the Commonwealth. Confirmed…

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Scott Dixon Wins Indy Cup Event At Pocono

Scott Dixon earned his 30th victory in 212 career Indy Car racing starts Sunday, capturing the Pocono Indy 400 fueled by Sunoco at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond. The win breaks a tie with Rick Mears on the all-time victories list. In the 160-lap race at the two-and-a-half mile tri-oval, Dixon edged Charlie Kimball by…

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11th Inning Sacrifice Fly Lifts Cubs Past Pirates 4-3

Starling Marte forced extra innings by slamming his ninth home run of the season with two outs in the ninth inning, but an 11th inning sacrifice fly by the Chicago Cubs’ Dioner Navarro gave the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates and a 2-games-to-1 win in a three-game series at Wrigley Field in Chicago.…

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Pirates Boast Four All-Stars For First Time In 32 Years

For the first time since 1981, the Pittsburgh Pirates have had four of their players selected to the National League All-Star team. Third baseman Pedro Alvarez (22 HRs), center fielder Andrew McCutchen (.303 average), and pitchers Jeff Locke (8-1; 2.12 ERA) and Jason Grilli (28 saves, 2.15 ERA) have been selected for the mid-summer classic,…

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Murray, Bartoli Take Wimbledon Titles

For the first time in 77 years, a British tennis player has won the men’s singles title at Wimbledon. Andy Murray took three hours to win a straight sets victory over Novak Djokovic, from Serbia, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4.  He became the first British man to win singles at Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936.  Murray…

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Jonas Blixt Wins PGA Event At Greenbrier

Recording his third straight round of 3-under-par 67 Sunday following an opening-round 66, Jonas Blixt captured the PGA’s Greenbrier Classic at the Old White TPC at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Blixt finished the tournament at 13-under-par 267, two strokes better than the four golfers who tied for second place, and…

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Johnson Wins Again At Daytona

Jimmie Johnson became the first driver since Bobby Allison in 1982 to win both of one year’s NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway, capturing Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400. Johnson won in a two-lap overtime sprint that ended under a caution flag, and became one of five drivers to sweep the season series at Daytona.  Overall,…

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Franklin Man Faces Charges, Including Robbery, In Convenience Store Incident

Authorities in Venango County say a Franklin-area man faces charges, including robbery, following an incident at a convenience store in Reno. Sugarcreek Borough Police did not release details, but they report that a man identified as 48 year-old Leroy Foreman was charged with robbery, making terroristic threats and disorderly conduct.  Charges stem from an incident…

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