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Powerball Jackpot Reaches 222 Million Dollars

Powerball Lottery officials say the estimated annuity value of the jackpot for the Wednesday drawing of the game now stands at 222-million dollars after no one matched all five numbers plus the Powerball number on Saturday night. In Pennsylvania, five lottery players matched four of five numbers plus the Powerball.  Three of those ticketholders had purchased…

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Infant Checked For Injuries After Stroller Is Hit By Truck

A woman and her one year-old son were taken for observation to Titusville Area Hospital late Friday afternoon after the mother was bumped by a pickup while she was pushing the boy in a stroller. The incident occurred shortly after 5:30 PM at the intersection of North Franklin Street and West Central Avenue in Titusville.  The truck driver said…

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Penguins Give Away Game Two – Series Tied At 1-1

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored three times in the first 7:22 of the second game of their Stanley Cup Playoff opener on Friday night, but the New York Islanders rebounded for a 4-3 victory at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, tying the best-of-seven series at one game apiece. The tie-breaking goal by Kyle Okposo came with…

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Burnett, McCutchen, Mercer Star In Pirates’ 3-1 Win Over Nationals

A.J. Burnett (3-2; 2.57 ERA) pitched five-hit ball over five innings, and Andrew McCutchen and newly-promoted infielder Jordy Mercer both homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Washington Nationals 3-1 Friday night in the opening game of a three-game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Burnett allowed just one run while striking out nine batters…

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3 New Trustees Elected At Penn State – Old Board Approves Governance Changes

In the same meeting in which three new members were voted on to the board of trustees for Penn State University, the presently seated members approved vast governance changes for the panel. Newcomers Barbara Doran, William Oldsey and Ted Brown were elected as new trustees, squeezing out incumbent Paul Suhey and board vice chairperson Stephanie…

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Pens’ Crosby To Return For Game 2 Of Stanley Cup Opener

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Friday morning that team captain Sidney Crosby will return for Friday night’s second game of their NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs opening-round series against the New York Islanders. Crosby missed the final 12 games of the regular season and the first game of the Islanders series after suffering a broken jaw in…

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Orb Is Early Kentucky Derby Favorite

Twenty horses are ready for Saturday’s 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville. Track oddsmakers have made Florida Derby winner Orb the early 7-2 favorite.  Orb is trained by Shug McGaughey, and will be ridden by Joel Rosario. Verrazano was listed Thursday at 4-1.  Verrazano’s trainer is Todd Pletcher, and John Velazquez…

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Boy Hit By Car In Pinegrove Township Is Hospitalized In Pittsburgh

State Police say the child who was hit by a car on County Line Road in Pinegrove Township on Wednesday afternoon is a four year-old boy. Troopers did not release the child’s identity, but did confirm that he has been hospitalized in Pittsburgh.  The boy’s injuries were described as “moderate.” Police say the boy apparently…

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Butler Woman Pleads Down In Death Of Husband At Forest County Camp

A Butler woman has entered guilty pleas to reduced charges in a plea bargain in a case in which she was accused of shooting to death her husband. Claiming her husband was physically abusing her before she shot him with a handgun at a camp in Forest County, 58 year-old Ruth Angert pleaded guilty to…

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The Band Perry To Perform At The Crawford County Fair

The Crawford County Fair Board has announced that a concert featuring The Band Perry has been added to the schedule of entertainment events for this year’s fair in Meadville. The Band Perry will take the stage on Tuesday, August 20.  Opening acts will include Jarred Niemann and Kristen Kelly. Tickets will go on sale on…

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