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Oil City School Board Outlines Renovation Plan Pending A Vote

The Oil City School Board has reportedly chosen one of the options presented by consultants regarding renovation plans involving the school district’s elementary schools. An official vote will be taken at a later date. The chosen plan would result in the construction of a new school facility for third- through fifth-graders, possibly on school property…

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Jackson Center Motorcycle Rider Hospitalized In Youngstown

A Jackson Center man has been hospitalized in Youngstown following the crash of his motorcycle on a road in New Vernon. State Police say a motorcycle operated by 48 year-old Brett Fetty left Lake Wilhelm Road on a curve and struck a culvert.  Fetty was thrown from the bike and sustained what troopers described as…

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Phone Scam Involves Use Of Pharmacy Chain Name

State Police investigators are warning residents not to be taken in by a new telephone scam in which callers claim a resident has won money through a well-known pharmacy chain. Most recently, an area resident was told she had won $18,000, but would be required to purchase something called a “green dot card” for $500…

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Five Reach Double Figures In Heat’s 103-84 Win Over San Antonio

It did not matter that LeBron James missed 10 of his first 12 shots on Sunday night.  James and four of his teammates finished in double figures, and the Miami Heat evened the NBA championship series at one game apiece with a 103-84 home win over the San Antonio Spurs. James made 7-of-17 shots overall, including one-of-three…

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Pirates Drop Finale In Chicago – Gerrit Cole To Start Tuesday vs. Giants

Cody Ransom slammed a three-run, seventh inning home run over Pittsburgh reliever Justin Wilson (5-1; 1.98 ERA) on Sunday, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 4-1 victory over the Pirates at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Wilson had relieved Pirates starter Jeff Locke in the sixth inning, following Locke’s 100th pitch of the ballgame.  The pitch…

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Johnson Earns Pocono Title

Jimmie Johnson earned his third NASCAR Spring Cup title of the year, and the 63rd of his career, coasting to victory Sunday in the Party in the Poconos 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond. Adding to his lead in this season’s Sprint Cup points standings, Johnson posted his first win at Pocono since he took both…

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English Wins St. Jude, Mickelson Ties For Second

Hunter English held off a weekend surge by Phil Mickelson to win the PGA’s St. Jude Classic at TPC Southland in Memphis. English recorded a one-under-par 69 in Sunday’s final round to finish at 12-under-par 268 (66-64-69-69).  On the weekend preceding the U.S. Open, English captured his first PGA title, and won $1.026 million. Mickelson…

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Nadal Wins 8th French Open Championship, Serena Takes 16th Grand Slam Title

Rafael Nadal set records at the French Open on Sunday, defeating fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in the men’s singles final to become the first man with eight championships at the same Grand Slam event, and snapping the high mark for most wins at Roland Garros, where he is now 59-1. It was…

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Long-Shot Palace Malice Wins The Belmont

13-1 shot Palace Malice surprised the 14-horse field Saturday, winning the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, in New York. Running a slow 2:30.7 on the one-and-a-half mile track, just hours after Tropical Storm Andrea had swept through the area, Palace Malice outpaced Preakness winner Oxbow, who finished second, and Kentucky…

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Clarion County Sees Third Fatal Crash In Three Days

For the third time in three days, first-responders were called to the scene of a fatal traffic accident in Clarion County on Friday afternoon. State Police from the Clarion station say a Shippenville man died shortly after 1:00 PM on Friday when his car left Route 66 in Paint Township and slammed into a tree.…

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