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Oil Creek Church Burglarized, Vandalized

Police in the Titusville area are investigating an incident in which an area church was burglarized. State Police investigators say the Grace Fellowship Church in Oilcreek Township was broken into, and some $600 in coins were taken.  Police say that, in the process, some $400 in damage was done to the church doors. One report says…

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2nd Phase Of Emlenton Hill Project To Start Friday

PennDOT announced Monday that the second phase of the Emlenton Hill Improvement Project is scheduled to begin on Friday (June 7). The work will include the replacement of a box culvert on Route 38 between Big Bend Road and Squaw Valley Road.  Access to Big Bend Road from Route 38 will be limited to traffic…

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Bucs Salvage Last Game Of Reds Series With Another 11th-Inning Victory

After having been shut out in back-to-back home games on Friday and Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates (35-22) rebounded from a 4-0, first-inning deficit on Sunday to defeat the visiting Cincinnati Reds 5-4 in 11 innings. An RBI single by Travis Snider off Reds reliever Alfredo Simon (4-2; 2.48 ERA) ended the contest in walk-off fashion. …

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Kuchar Wins Memorial, Zooms To Number-4 World Ranking

Matt Kuchar sank a 20-foot birdie putt on the final hole to hold off Kevin Chappell and win The Memorial at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Now ranked #4 in the world golf rankings, Kuchar closed the tournament with a 4-under-par 68 to go (68-70-70-68) 12-under-par 276 for the weekend.  He won $1.116…

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Tony Stewart Takes Dover For First Sprint Cup Win Of 2013

Tony Stewart won at Dover International Speedway for the first time since his pair of victories in 2000, also posting his first NASCAR Sprint Cup triumph of the season, taking the checkered flag at Sunday’s FedEx 400. Juan Pablo Montoya finished second, and Jeff Gordon was third.  Stewart, Montoya and Gordon all registered their top…

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Penguins Blanked 3-0 In First Game Of Eastern Finals

The Pittsburgh Penguins missed the net on all 29 of their tries on Saturday night – several of their attempts clanging off the posts of the Boston goal – and the homestanding Pens dropped a 3-0 decision to the visiting Bruins in the first game of the NHL Eastern Conference finals. Game two of the…

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Man Charged After Reported Police Chase In Franklin’s Third Ward

A Franklin man faces charges after police say he led them on a chase which eventually led to a crash and an injured passenger. The incident reportedly occurred in Franklin’s Third Ward at about 2:30 AM Sunday morning. Franklin City Police say they tried to stop Nathan McAninch at Coefield Corners for speeding on the…

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Pittsburgh Man Dies In Crawford County Crash – Union City Man Hospitalized In Erie

A Pittsburgh man who was ejected from his sports car has died, and a passenger is listed in serious condition in a hospital in Erie following a crash in Crawford County on Thursday night. Accident investigators say the incident occurred shortly after 8:00 PM on Shreve Road in Bloomfield Township.  Police say a car driven by…

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First West Nile Virus Positives Of 2013 Announced

State officials say they have detected the first two positive tests of mosquitoes for the West Nile virus for this year. The Department of Environmental Protection says the virus has been found in mosquito samples taken last week in Erie (Harbor Creek) and Adams Counties.  That’s nearly three weeks earlier than the first positives are,…

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Martin’s Bases-Loaded Single Gives Bucs Another 11-Inning, 1-0 Shutout

Russell Martin drove in the game’s only run with a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 11th innings at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Thursday night, and for the second time in three evenings the Pittsburgh Pirates posted a 1-0, 11-inning victory over the Detroit Tigers. Neil Walker’s home run in the top of…

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