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Pirates Score Three In Bottom Of 9th For 3-2 Win Over D-Backs

The Pittsburgh Pirates (43-40), held to just two hits over the first eight innings, rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth frame and posted a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the opening contest of a three-game series played Tuesday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Neil Walker and pinch-hitter Gregory…

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Penguins Sign Three Veteran Free Agents

The Pittsburgh Penguins jumped into the fray on the first day of National Hockey League free agency on Tuesday by signing three veterans.  The players are defenseman Christian Ehroff, forward Blake Comeau and goaltender Thomas Greiss. The 31 year-old Ehroff led the Buffalo Sabres in both overall ice time and penalty minutes while scoring 33…

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Cranberry Fireworks Spectacular Day Is Wednesday

While Franklin celebrates the Fourth of July for over a week, and Oil City condenses most of their holiday activities into one day on Jolly July 3rd, Cranberry traditionally gets the holiday off to an early start with the Cranberry Fireworks Spectacular on July 2. The fireworks display, of course, comes at dusk, but several…

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Oil City Pair Charged In Assault On Older Woman

Two Oil City residents have been charged in a weekend incident in which a 51 year-old woman claims to have been physically assaulted. Oil City Police say they have charged 25 year-old Mark Doyle in the attack which allegedly occurred Sunday at a residence on Willow Street in the Siverly neighborhood.  There was no initial…

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92,000 Tickets Remain For Saturday’s Pennsylvania Lottery Millionaire Raffle

The Pennsylvania Lottery is down to under twenty percent of its ticket allotment for Saturday night’s (7/5) Millionaire Raffle. In the most-recent of the raffles, which are normally held twice a year, a maximum of 500,000 tickets are being sold, and 6,000 prizes will be paid out, including four $1,000,000 grand prizes.  As of Wednesday morning (7/2), just…

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Belgium Eliminates U.S. In World Cup Soccer With 2-1 Win In Extra Time

The United States was eliminated from the World Cup soccer tournament on Tuesday in a 2-1 extra time (overtime) loss to Belgium in a round-of-16 game played in Salvador, Brazil. After a scoreless first 90 minutes, all the goals were scored in extra time with Belgium taking a 2-0 lead on scores by Kevin De…

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World Cup Soccer Elimination Rounds Results

World Cup Soccer Tournament Elimination Game Results:   Belgium 2, United States 1  (OT) Brazil 1, Chile 1  (Brazil wins 3-2 on penalty kicks) Colombia 2, Uruguay 0 Netherlands 2, Mexico 1 Costa Rica 1, Greece 1  (Costa Rica wins 5-3 on penalty kicks) France 2, Nigeria 0 Germany 2, Algeria 1 Argentina 1, Switzerland…

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$29 Billion State Budget Passes, But Governor Corbett Is Not Yet Signing It

State lawmakers late Monday night passed a $29.1 billion budget for the new fiscal year which begins today (7/1), but Radio PA News reports Governor Tom Corbett is, so far, refusing to sign it. The legislature met their deadline for passing a spending plan, and previously Corbett would have put pen to paper and would…

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Tree Falls On Tractor-Trailer Cab, Kills Oil City Man In Warren County

Officials in Warren County say an Oil City man died Monday afternoon when a large tree fell on the cab of his tractor-trailer as he traveled along Route 27 in Pittsfield. State Police officials from the Warren station say the tree fell directly onto the windshield of a rig operated by 54 year-old Lanny Ross.  After the…

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Oil City Man Faces Indecent Assault Charge; 11 Year-Old Girl Is Alleged Victim

An Oil City man is charged with indecent assault and other counts following an incident in early June in which he is accused of having inappropriate contact with an 11 year-old girl. Oil City Police say 43 year-old Herbert Reese entered a home on East Second Street while he was drunk and initiated contact with…

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