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Pirates Move Back Into First Place With 5-2 Holiday Win At Milwaukee

Neil Walker slammed a three-run home run, and Charlie Morton won his fourth consecutive decision on Monday in a 5-2 holiday win for the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Brewers in Milwaukee — a victory that put the Bucs back into sole possession of first place in the National League Central Division. The Pirates received help…

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Kyle Busch Wins At Atlanta – 4th Sprint Cup Victory Of The Year

Kyle Busch held off Joey Logano by .74 of a second on Sunday night to win the NASCAR Pennzoil Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and locked up a berth in the Chase for the Cup with still a race remaining at Richmond before the final ten events of the season championship card. It was…

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Stenson Wins Deutsche Bank Championship

Henrik Stenson holed out from a greenside bunker for a birdie on Sunday’s 17th hole, and held on for a two-stroke victory over Steve Stricker at the PGA’s Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts. The 37 year-old Swede took over first place after two events in the FedEx Cup standings, moving ahead…

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Cardinals Avoid Sweep In Pittsburgh With 7-2 Win Over Pirates

The St. Louis Cardinals salvaged the final game of a three-game series in Pittsburgh with a 7-2 victory over the Pirates on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. The Cards moved back into a first-place tie with the Bucs by jumping on spot starter Kris Johnson (0-2; 7.88 ERA) for five runs in two-plus innings.  St.…

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Penn State Wins Season Opener Behind Freshman Quarterback

Christian Hackenberg, just the second true freshman to start a Penn State opener since 1910, shook off two interceptions Saturday to lead the Nittany Lions to a 23-17 victory over visiting Syracuse. Hackenberg completed 22-of-31 passes for 278 yards with scoring tosses to Allen Robinson and Eugene Lewis.  Sam Ficken kicked three field goals. Robinson…

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Six Die In Labor Day Weekend Crash Near Kane

Six people died and two others were seriously injured in the most-deadly of all of the traffic crashes recorded in the state over the Labor Day weekend. Sources from the Kane area indicate that two children from Kane and four adults from St. Marys died late Saturday afternoon when an S-U-V crossed the center line…

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Burglar Strikes Clinton Township Home, Starts Fire, Then Flees

A burglary and arson investigation was begun on Sunday afternoon when State Police troopers, responding to a call about a break-in in the Clintonville area, discovered an intruder had also started a fire before he fled the scene. Police were called to a residence on Eau Claire Road in Clinton Township to discover someone had…

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Eagle Rock Road Crash Investigated

State Police are investigating a one-vehicle crash that occurred early Sunday morning in President Township in northern Venango County. Troopers say a driver, identified as Simon Wynkoop, lost control of his vehicle on a curve on Eagle Rock Road at about 5:30 AM Sunday.  The vehicle left the highway, struck a utility pole, and then…

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Driver Freed From Vehicle After Crash With Utility Pole And Fire Hydrant

A driver in an early morning crash in Franklin needed to be freed from his vehicle which police say was covered with downed power lines and leaking engine fluids. The incident occurred at about 2:00 AM Saturday on Grant Street near Coefield Corners in Franklin. Franklin City Police say a vehicle driven by James Gilhousen,…

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High School Football Finals – Week 1

Week 1 – High School Football Results:   Friday, August 30 Oil City 34, Corry 9 Franklin 18, Titusville 14 Northwestern 31, Meadville 7 Warren 21, Erie East  20 Slippery Rock 44, Brashear 7 Mifflin County 21, DuBois 17 Grove City 34, Carrick 12 Lakeview 63, Union City 6 Reynolds 41, Maplewood 6 Cochranton 14,…

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