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Stenson Wins Tour Championship And $10 Million FedEx Cup Prize

Henrik Stenson on Sunday won both the $1.44 million prize for winning golf’s Tour Championship and a $10 million bonus check for capturing the FedEx Cup competition. Stenson did it all at the East Lake Golf Club near Atlanta.  His final round score of 2-under-par 68 gave Stenson a four-day total of 13-under-par 267, good for…

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Kenseth Repeats In Chase For The Cup, Winning At New Hampshire

Matt Kenseth made it a 2-0 start in the 10-race NASCAR Chase for the Cup on Sunday, winning the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. Kenseth held off teammate Kyle Busch to take the checkered flag, following up his win in Joliet, Illinois last weekend.  Greg Biffle and Tony Stewart…

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Jokinen Tallies Hat Trick; Pens Lose 5-3 To Columbus

Jussi Jokinen scored a preseason hat trick Saturday, but none of his Pittsburgh teammates found the net, and the Penguins dropped a 5-3 decision to the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Penguins officials note that Jokinen was playing on a line with Evgeni Malkin and James Neal. The Pens’ preseason…

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Three Hurt In Two-Vehicle Crash On Fauncetown Road

Three people were taken to regional hospitals Friday night following a two-vehicle accident on Fauncetown Road in Troy Township in southern Crawford County. Investigating State Police troopers say the incident occurred around 11:00 PM when an S-U-V driven by 49 year-old Jeffrey Finch, from Townville, crossed the highway and slammed head-on into a parked truck facing…

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Bogus Checks Alleged To Have Represented A Grove City Credit Union

State Police in Mercer County say a number of people around the country have discovered recently that they have been the recipients of counterfeit checks.  And, the checks had supposedly been made out based on funds in a Grove City credit union. In each case, the financial institution that had been presented the checks had…

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Autumn Leaf Festival In Full Swing

After the first full weekend of activity at the annual Autumn Leaf Festival in Clarion County, Monday will be limited to one event, the first Clarion University Community Cultural Night. The event, beginning at 7:00 PM in front of the Clarion County Courthouse, will feature performances by Jill West and Blues Attack and by the…

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Titusville-Area Man Charged For Alleged Threats Against Oilcreek Township Woman

A Titusville-area man was reportedly jailed over the weekend after having been charged with making threats against a woman at a location in Oilcreek Township, north of Titusville. State Police troopers from the Corry station who investigated say 22 year-old Cody Shepard is accused of threatening to beat a woman with a piece of pipe…

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PennDOT Announces Weekly Maintenance Schedule

PennDOT has let us in on the schedule of their planned road maintenance work for Venango County for the week of September 23. Spokesman Jim Carroll tells KQW the slate of activity includes work on the replacement of the Utica Road Bridge in Canal Township, and shoulder stabilization work on Interstate 80 from the Mercer…

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Burnett, Martin Lead Pirates To 4-2 Win

A.J. Burnett struck out 12 batters over seven innings, and battery mate Russell Martin slammed a two-run home run, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The victory moved the Pirates (89-66) back into sole possession of second place in the National League…

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Pitt Holds Off Duke 58-55 For First ACC (Football) Victory

The Pitt Panthers held off Duke’s Blue Demons in a 58-55 game whose final score sounded more like a basketball result, and earned their first football victory inside the Atlantic Coast Conference on Saturday. Pitt quarterback Tom Savage tied an ACC record with six touchdown throws including two to freshman Tyler Boyd, from Clairton, two to…

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