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Tuesday Events At The Venango County Fair

Tuesday’s activities at the 2013 Venango County Fair include the swine and rabbit shows, magic, and the horse game show. Other competitions will involve a nail design contest and vegetable-and-fruit carving. Tuesday night activities at the pulling track are to include farm and antique tractor pulls. The Venango County Fair, at the Venango County 4-H…

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Jackson Center Man Charged For Child Pornography, Sexual Assault On Teen Girl

State officials say a Jackson Center man, whom police were investigating for having sex with a teenage girl, has now been charged with the possession of child pornography. The state Attorney General’s office says 21 year-old Travis Cook was found to be in possession of twenty-eight images deemed to be child pornography.  Cook has also…

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Burnett Throws Complete Game As Pirates Win Series From Rockies

A. J. Burnett tossed just the second complete game thrown this season by a Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, beating the Colorado Rockies 5-1 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon, and Russell Martin provided his biggest help with a three-run home run.  In the process, the Pirates took two of the three games in the…

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Tiger Woods Wins For 8th Time At Firestone

Playing conservatively with a large lead in the final round on Sunday, Tiger Woods fashioned an even-par 70, and won the WGC Bridgestone Invitational at the Firestone Country Club’s South Course in Akron for a PGA Tour record-tying eighth time. In his fifth victory of the year, Woods posted a final score of 15-under-par 265…

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Kahne Wins GoBowling.com Race At Pocono

Kasey Kahne passed Jeff Gordon with two laps remaining on Sunday, and went on to win the GoBowling.com 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono International Raceway in Long Pond. It was Kahne’s second Sprint Cup victory of the season, while Gordon remains winless. Kahne had led by eight seconds until a caution lap for…

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Former Slippery Rock Football Player Killed In Pittsburgh

Police in Pittsburgh are investigating the shooting death over the weekend of a former Slippery Rock University football player. 25 year-old Zachary Sheridan, from the Pittsburgh suburb of Brookline, was shot and killed while trying to leave the scene of a fight at an Oakland hot dog shop around 3:30 AM Saturday.  Sheridan was pronounced…

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Centerville Man Dies When Motorcycle Hits Deer

A Centerville man died in a motorcycle crash in Crawford County early Saturday night. State Police from the Corry station say 40 year-old John Deeter struck a deer and was thrown from his motorcycle on Little Cooley Road in Athens Township. Deeter was not wearing a helmet.  He was pronounced dead at the scene by…

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Johnstown Teen Charged In Warren County Christian Camp Arson

A State Police fire marshal says a 16 year-old Johnstown boy is the suspect in an arson fire that destroyed three buildings at a Christian Camp in Warren County over the weekend. Investigators at the Warren State Police station say the fire was reported around 3:00 AM Saturday at Miracle Mountain Ranch in Spring Creek…

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No Cause Found In Conneaut Lake Park Beach Club Fire

An investigation into the cause of a fire that destroyed the 77 year-old Beach Club and Dockside Bar at Conneaut Lake Park early Thursday morning failed to lead to any conclusions regarding the origin. That statement by investigators was made after the fire rekindled on Friday morning.  Total damages could reach $750,000. Nine fire companies…

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Clarion-Area Shed Fire Investigated As Arson

Investigators are treating a fire in a shed at a Clarion County residence on Friday as an arson. State Police from the Clarion station say the resident of the home, 54 year-old Robert Lenhortt, was seriously burned in the incident and was rushed to a Pittsburgh hospital. An initial investigation has revealed that gasoline was…

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