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Zach Johnson Wins Rain-Delayed BMW Championship

Zach Johnson shot a 6-under-par 65 on Monday to win the rain-delayed BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Illinois. Johnson captured the event with a four-round score of 16-under-par 268, and netted $1.44 million.. The win moves Johnson into the #4 slot in the FedEx Cup standings going into the upcoming Tour…

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Morneau RBI Wins Game Sunday; Liriano Gets No-Decision After 6 No-Hit Innings

Justin Morneau drove home Andrew McCutchen with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates posted a 3-2 home win against the Chicago Cubs (58-91) on Sunday afternoon, finishing with a 3-games-to-1 edge in the weekend series, and winning for the 6th time in 7 games. The Pirates (87-52) remain tied with…

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Kenseth Wins First Chase Race – Rain-Delayed Event In Chicago

Matt Kenseth pulled away from teammate Kyle Busch on Sunday night, and went on to win the first Chase for the Cup race, the rain-delayed Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. The event had been postponed for more than six hours due to bad weather in the Chicago area.  Kenseth took the checkered…

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Rookie Scores OT Goal For Columbus To Beat Penguins In NHL Preseason Opener

Rookie Ryan Murray scored in overtime on Sunday night to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-4 home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey League preseason opener for both teams. Pens’ training camp hopeful Chuck Kobasew scored two goals for Pittsburgh, while James Neal and Dustin Jeffrey added others. Marc-Andre Fleury,…

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Two Franklin Men Arrested In Third Ward Fight In Which A Shot Was Fired

Two Franklin men were arrested late Sunday night after an altercation in which police say a shotgun was fired. Franklin City Police say the incident began shortly after 10:30 PM while 29 year-old Kerry Switzer and 34 year-old Jeremy Tenney were drinking outside Switzer’s residence on Grant Street.  At one point, Switzer ordered Tenney to leave,…

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Damages Tabbed At Over $100,000 In Weekend Fire In Clarion

Officials have estimated losses at more than $100,000 in a fire that heavily damaged a building in Clarion Township on Saturday afternoon. The blaze broke out around 1:30 PM in the back of a building owned by 42 year-old William Snyder, from Corsica.  Flames had spread to the roof of the structure by the time firefighters arrived…

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Two Escape Injury When Truck Hits Cranberry Township House

An Oil City-area woman and a male passenger escaped injury, but the woman faces charges after the pickup she was allegedly driving left the road and hit a house in Cranberry Township over the weekend. The State Police say the incident occurred on East State Road in Seneca shortly before 11:30 PM Friday night. Troopers…

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Michigan Fugitive Apprehended On I-80 Near Barkeyville

A Michigan man was arrested as he hitchhiked west on Interstate 80 near Barkeyville late Friday afternoon. State Police troopers say they apprehended Casey Quinnan, from Bay City, after they learned he was wanted on a warrant in Michigan.  Their report did not specify the pending Michigan charges. Quinnan was arraigned on a charge of…

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Powerball Jackpot Estimate Amps To $400 Million

There has still been no grand prize jackpot winner in the Powerball Lottery game.  Lottery officials now estimate the annuity value of the jackpot in Wednesday’s drawing will be $400 million. The estimated cash value is listed at $223.6 million. Two tickets for Saturday’s drawing purchased here in Pennsylvania did contain the first five numbers…

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Pitt Routs New Mexico, But Penn State Drops 3-Pointer To Central Florida

Pennsylvania’s major college football teams split their contests on Saturday, with Pitt winning a 49-27 near-laugher at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, but Penn State dropping a 34-31 decision to visiting Central Florida at Beaver Stadium. Freshman Tyler Boyd, the former Clairton High School star, paced Pitt (1-1) with 195 total yards and two touchdowns.  Boyd…

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