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Final Three Suspects Sentenced In Texas-To-Crawford County Marijuana Ring

The last three of nine defendants in a Texas-to-Crawford County marijuana distribution investigation have been sentenced in Crawford County Court. 36 year-old Robert Conaway, from Meadville, was ordered to serve 3-to-5 years in state prison, and was fined $15,000.  25 year-old Adam Wood, from Venango, was sentenced to 12-to-24 months in state prison and a…

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Matt Cooke Leaves Pittsburgh For Minnesota

Free agent left wing Matt Cooke signed a three-year contract with the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, leaving the Pittsburgh Penguins as a free agent. The Minnesota pact is said to be worth 7-and-a-half million dollars.  Cooke will reportedly make one-and-a-half million dollars next season. Cooke played in all 48 regular season games in 2013, scoring…

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A’s Tally Only 3 Hits In 2-1 Win At Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers allowed only three hits in the first game of a three-game interleague home series with the Oakland Athletics on Monday night, but the A’s took advantage of their few opportunities and posted a 2-1 win over the Bucs at PNC Park. Josh Donaldson’s fourth-inning sacrifice fly in the fourth inning, and a…

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Safe, $6,000 Stolen In Rockland Store Burglary

State Police say about $6,000 was taken in the burglary of a country store in Rockland Township. Investigators say someone pried open a sliding window at a store on Pittsville Road, entered the establishment, and removed a safe containing the money, cigarettes and rolling papers. The break-in occurred sometime between 3:00 PM Sunday and 5:00…

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11 Year-Old Girl Charged With Transmitting Topless Photos

Authorities in Mercer County say charges are being filed against an eleven year-old girl who allegedly sent topless photos of herself to other youths. The charge filed by Grove City Police is the transmission of sexually explicit images. The incident was reported Friday.  Police say other juveniles are being investigated in the case. Police did…

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Utica Man Faces Charges Of Assault, Resisting Arrest And Public Intoxication

Oil City Police, responding to what was believed to be a medical call, say they arrested and charged a Utica man who was lying on a street early Saturday morning. The responding officers say the man then assaulted them after they arrived on the scene. Police responded shortly after 3:30 AM Saturday, and say they…

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Stoneboro Man Charged After Arrest In State Police Parking Lot

A Stoneboro man was arrested over the weekend and faces charges because he allegedly was harassing the occupants of another vehicle. State Police at the Mercer station say 44 year-old Robert Deveres was arrested late Friday night because the other driver pulled into the troop’s parking lot in Jackson Center, and Deveres followed them there. Troopers say…

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Bald Eagle Nests In Pennsylvania Now Total More Than 250

In its preliminary 2013 count of bald eagles statewide, the Pennsylvania Game Commission says it has confirmed 252 bald eagles nests in Pennsylvania, with nesting eagles confirmed in 56 of the state’s 67 counties. Both numbers represent new highs in the thirty years in which eagle restoration efforts have been underway in the Commonwealth. Confirmed…

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Scott Dixon Wins Indy Cup Event At Pocono

Scott Dixon earned his 30th victory in 212 career Indy Car racing starts Sunday, capturing the Pocono Indy 400 fueled by Sunoco at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond. The win breaks a tie with Rick Mears on the all-time victories list. In the 160-lap race at the two-and-a-half mile tri-oval, Dixon edged Charlie Kimball by…

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11th Inning Sacrifice Fly Lifts Cubs Past Pirates 4-3

Starling Marte forced extra innings by slamming his ninth home run of the season with two outs in the ninth inning, but an 11th inning sacrifice fly by the Chicago Cubs’ Dioner Navarro gave the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates and a 2-games-to-1 win in a three-game series at Wrigley Field in Chicago.…

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