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Mickelson Earns Fifth Major, Wins First British Open

Phil Mickelson birdied four of the final six holes on Sunday to win the British Open for the first time. Mickelson’s final round 5-under-par 66 was his lowest score in the last round of 80 Majors appearances, and the lowest Sunday score at the British Open since 2000.  It was his fifth Major win overall,…

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Pirates Pull Off Win In Finale Of Reds Series

The Pittsburgh Pirates salvaged the final game of a three-game series in Cincinnati on Sunday, defeating the Reds 3-2. Starter Jeff Locke (9-2; 2.11 ERA) pitched one-hit ball for six innings, allowing only one run, striking out six batters and walking four. Garrett Jones homered for the second straight game for Pittsburgh (57-39), and Jordy…

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DuBois Again Wins Section 1 Junior League Title On Their Home Field

For the second straight year, DuBois, playing on their home field at DuBois City Park, captured the Section 1 Junior League Title, beating McLane 13-1 on Saturday afternoon. DuBois will go on to compete in the eight-team state championship tournament which begins Wednesday morning in Cranberry.  DuBois’ games in “pool play” are scheduled for Wednesday,…

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Meadville Toddler Drowns In Grandparents’ Pool

The Crawford County coroner has ruled the drowning death of a two year-old Meadville girl on Saturday afternoon as accidental. The girl, while at her grandparents’ home in Springboro, apparently wandered away from family members and fell into an above-ground pool.  A relative performed CPR on the child before paramedics arrived and rushed her to Meadville…

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SRU Student Charged In Child Pornography Investigation

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office has filed charges against a Slippery Rock University student in a child pornography investigation. Officials say 22 year-old David Krammes, from Slippery Rock, is charged with five counts of the possession of child pornography, three counts of the distribution of child pornography, and one count of the illegal use of…

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Pleasantville Man Charged For Aiding Teen Girl’s Flight

State Police say a Pleasantville man faces a charge of disorderly conduct after he allegedly helped a teenage girl run away from her grandparents’ home. Investigators say 25 year-old Daniel Allis picked up a 14 year-old girl who had crept out of a Pleasantville residence, and drove her to a home in Titusville.  Troopers tell…

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Minor Injuries In Four-Vehicle Rear-ender On Route 257

At least five-to-seven people received minor injuries Saturday afternoon in a series of rear-end collisions at a red light on Route 257 in Seneca. State Police tell KQW the incidents began when 63 year-old Albert Texter, from Emlenton, failed to stop in time to avoid the last of three vehicles stopped at a red light near…

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Clarion County Fair Underway

The annual Clarion County Fair began Sunday at Redbank Valley Municipal Park in New Bethlehem.  The event runs through Saturday night. Monday is Military Appreciation Day, and those bearing military identification cards will be admitted for free. This year’s fair features a Thursday night concert by gospel singer and Christian comedian Mark Lowry, who has…

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McLane Fends Off Elimination, Knocks Out Franklin In DuBois Tourney

The McLane Junior League baseball team, down to their final strike, struck instead for two runs in the final inning and defeated the Franklin All-Stars 3-2 on Friday night in the losers’ bracket final of the double-elimination Section 1 Junior League Tournament at the Orris Complex at DuBois City Park in Clearfield County. McLane advanced…

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Four-Run Inning Lifts Cincinnati Past Pirates 5-3

Returning to regular season play on Friday night following the four-day All-Star break, the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-38) recorded three home runs, but dropped a 5-3 decision to the Reds in Cincinnati. Starling Marte, Andrew McCutchen and Russell Martin all homered in the sixth inning, but each shot was a solo homer and they came after…

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