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Sang-Moon Bae Wins First PGA Tour Title At Byron Nelson

South Korean golfer Sang-Moon Bae won his first PGA Tour title on Sunday, taking the Byron Nelson Championship at TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas. Bae finished with a 1-under-par 69 for a four-day total of 13-under-par 267, finishing two shots ahead of Keegan Bradley, who won the Nelson in 2011, and three strokes head…

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Jimmie Johnson Wins Record Fourth All-Star Event

Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race for the second consecutive time and a record-setting fourth time overall, finishing ahead of Joey Logano and Kyle Busch on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. No Sprint Cup points were awarded for the race finishes, but Johnson broke the record he set last…

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Oxbow Wins Preakness – Best-of-3 With Orb Possible At Belmont

There will be no Triple Crown winner again this year, but Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Preakness victor Oxbow could face each other again in the upcoming Belmont Stakes. Oxbow captured his Preakness win, ridden by Gary Stevens, by one-and-3-quarters lengths over Itsmyluckyday on Saturday, although the winning time of 1:57.54 was the slowest time…

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Mercer Woman Charged With Vehicular Homicide In Death Of Former Fire Chief

A Mercer woman has been charged with vehicular homicide in the death of a former Lawrence County fire chief whose motorcycle was struck by a car. The incident occurred May 7 in Scott Township, the hometown of the accident victim, Daniel Gallatin. Accident investigators claim 42 year-old Laura Gargiulo was texting when her car slammed…

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New Bethlehem Man Charged In Clarion Arson

A New Bethlehem man has been charged with arson and other counts in connection with a fire that destroyed a $30,000 home on River Hill in Clarion in May, 2012. Reports show that 24 year-old James McCauley already faces charges in connection with an arson fire that destroyed a barn on Route 66 in Paint Township…

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Powerball Jackpot Winner Sold In Florida, Two PA. Tickets Win One Million Dollars

Powerball Lottery officials say one ticket, sold in Florida, has matched all of the numbers drawn in Saturday night’s Powerball game, and is worth, in annuity value terms, more than $590-million. Powerball officials had earlier estimated the jackpot would reach $600-million. It was confirmed on Sunday morning that the grand prize winner, representing the richest…

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Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Begins

A national “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign begins Monday, May 20, and will continue through June 9. Seat belt checks will be conducted on several streets and roads in the Oil Region and elsewhere.  The Pennsylvania State Police and more than 600 municipal law enforcement agencies will be participating. PennDOT says seat…

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Crosby Tallies Hat Trick As Pens Take 2-0 Lead In Stanley Cup Series

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ team captain, Sidney Crosby, tallied his second career postseason hat trick on Friday night, lifting the Pens to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh and into a 2-games-to-none lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Crosby’s three goals…

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Pirates Earn Come-From-Behind 5-4 Victory Over Mets

Travis Snider scored from third base on an error in a bases-loaded situation in the bottom of the ninth inning on Friday night, and the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-17) walked off with a 5-4 come-from-behind victory over the lowly New York Mets (11-31) at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez had tied the…

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Safe Boating Week To Focus On Life Jackets

The importance of flotation devices and other watercraft safety tips will be the focus of 2013 National Safe Boating Week scheduled for May 18 through May 24. Boaters are being reminded to “practice safe and responsible boating, always wear your life jacket, and be alert while on the water,” according to Laurel Anders, who is…

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