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Kyle Busch Wins At Texas

Kyle Busch surged ahead of Martin Turex, Jr. and won the NASCAR Sprint Cup NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Forth Worth on Saturday night. With the victory, Busch moved into third place in the Sprint Cup points standings, behind Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski.  Johnson finished sixth.  Keselowski placed ninth. Busch also completed the…

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Pens Complete Sweep Of 3-Game Southern Road Trip

Brenden Morrow scored twice and added an assist on Saturday night to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Florida and to a sweep of their three-game southern road trip. Kris Letang also scored as the Pens (32-10) won for the 19th time in their last 21 games. …

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Kobe Bryant May Not Return Until Next Winter

Recovery time for Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is estimated at six to nine months. Bryant underwent surgery on Saturday on a torn Achilles tendon, and may not return to action until the middle of the 2013-2014 NBA season. The injury was suffered late in the Lakers’ 118-116 win over Golden State on Friday.…

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Tax Filing Deadline Arrives

Tax filing time has arrived. Midnight tonight (Monday, April 15) marks the filing deadline for most forms and levels of 2012 taxes. In regards to your federal tax forms, regional Internal Revenue Service spokesman David Stewart says you may request an extension, but it will only be an extension for filing.  You still are expected…

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Tractor-Trailer Driver Charged With Evidence Tampering In Fatal I-80 Crash

The New Jersey man who was towing a trailer with no rear lights and three flat tires when he was hit from behind by a minivan in a crash that killed the other vehicle’s driver, has been charged with tampering with evidence for allegedly modifying the trailer while police were beginning their investigation into the crash.…

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Canadian Couple’s Plane Makes Forced Landing In Meadville

A single-engine plane operated by a Canadian resident made a forced landing Saturday afternoon at Port Meadville Airport. Despite engine problems, pilot Marc Charron, from Ontario, brought his plane down safely shortly before 12:30 PM Saturday. Charron and his wife were flying home when the problems occurred.  There was no immediate word as to where…

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March For Babies Events Are Upcoming

The March of Dimes is observing its 75th anniversary, and the organization’s largest fundraisers, the March for Babies events, will be held in the upcoming weeks. The March for Babies involves nearly 20,000 companies, nine national corporations and 7-million people.  Carol Evans, the president of Working Mother Media and a vice chairperson for the March…

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Cranberry Man Pleads Guilty To Burglary – Rape Charges Are Dismissed

A Cranberry man entered a guilty plea to a burglary charge in Venango County Court this week, and two charges of rape and one count of sexual assault against him were dismissed. 19 year-old Leo Rice III had been accused of entering the bedroom of a woman with whom he had been drinking, and sexually assaulting…

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Wesley Snipes Released From Bradford Prison

Actor Wesley Snipes was released this week from a federal prison near Bradford. Snipes entered the McKean County facility in December, 2010 after his conviction two years earlier in a case in which he was accused of failing to file federal income tax returns for about ten years.  He reportedly owed the federal government several million…

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Steelers Expand On Preseason Schedule Plans

The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced more updates to their 2013 preseason schedule. Earlier, the team had announced an August 19 Monday night game at Washington to be aired on ESPN at 8:00 PM, but the announcement included only a listing of their additional preseason opponents, and no details on dates or times. On Friday, the Steelers…

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