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Ex-Teammate Ryan Vogelsong Stymies Pirates In 4-0 Shutout

Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong threw eight innings of two-hit baseball against his former teammates on Sunday, and led the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 shutout over the Bucs, ending a four-game series with the Bucs in a 2-2 split. The Pirates concluded a weeklong road trip with a 4-3 record, and have…

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Kenseth Wins At Bristol

Matt Kenseth now leads all drivers in the Nationwide Sprint Cup series with five victories in 2013, the most-recent coming Sunday at the Irwin Tools Night Race run Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. Kenseth held off Kasey Kahne for the victory, and moved to within three points of fifth place in the…

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Steelers Lose To KC In OT, Fall To 0-3 In Preseason

Backup quarterback Chase Daniel threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Rico Richardson with 8:53 remaining in overtime, and the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-20 in an NFL preseason game on Saturday night at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. With the loss, the Steelers fell to 0-3 in the preseason with one road exhibition…

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Steelers Acquire Running Back Felix Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday traded linebacker Adrian Robinson to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for running back Felix Jones. The 26 year-old Jones is expected to help shore up a running back corps that includes injured backs Isaac Redman, LaRod Stephens Howling and rookie Le’Veon Bell. Jones was a first-round draft pick of the…

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School Zone, School Bus Safety Urged As Classes Resume

With the resumption of classes this week, safety officials are urging motorists to utilize caution near school zones and street crossings, and around school buses. PennDOT reminds drivers that state law requires a motorist approaching a school bus with its red lights flashing and “stop arm” extended to come to a stop at least ten feet…

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Rockland Man Dies In Shippenville Lumber Company Accident

A Rockland man died Friday in an industrial accident at a lumber company in the Shippenville area. Accident investigators say 56 year-old Kenneth Nichols died Friday morning after he was crushed by machinery while he was replacing an hydraulic lift. Nichols was pronounced dead a little more than an hour-and-a-half after the incident at a…

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I-80 Traffic Affected By Spilled Load Of Frozen Foods

Traffic on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 near Barkeyville was disrupted early Saturday morning when a trailer load of frozen foods was spilled out onto the highway. State Police accident investigators say the incident occurred shortly after 4:00 AM Saturday when a tractor-trailer, driven by 48 year-old Kenneth Knitz, from Deshler, Ohio, sideswiped a…

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Oil City Woman Injured In Halyday Run Road Rollover

An Oil City woman was injured Friday morning in a rollover accident on Halyday Run Road in Cornplanter Township. State Police officials say a car driven by 70 year-old Elizabeth Bowser went into a ditch and rolled over. Bowser was taken to UPMC-Northwest in Cranberry.  An injury report was not available.

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Board Of Local Officials Suspends Workforce Investment Board Members

The Board of Chief Local Elected Officials of the Northwest Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board has responded to the results of a state audit that revealed wasteful and extravagant spending by the W.I.B. by suspending the 22 members of the W.I.B., and naming themselves as W.I.B. officers for the 90-day duration of an agency restructuring period.…

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Clarion Doctor Arraigned On Drug And Sex Charges

A Clarion doctor was arraigned last week on charges connected with the alleged over-prescriptions of controlled substances and his alleged sexual relationships with female patients for whom he allegedly provided drugs. 67 year-old Thomas Radecki faces at least 23 charges, according to information provided by the office of Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania’s Attorney General.  Kane says,…

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