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Matt Kuchar Wins Accenture Match Play Championship

Matt Kuchar, seeded number-21 at the start of the tournament, defeated defending champion Hunter Mahan 2-and-1 on Sunday to win the World Golf Championship’s Accenture Match Play golf championship at Dove Mountain at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Marana, Arizona. Kuchar not only won $1.5 million, but he also moved up to number-8 in the World…

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Pitt Snaps Two-Game Slide With Win Over St. John’s

The Pitt Panthers (21-7; 9-6 Big East) ended a two-game losing streak on Sunday with a 63-47 victory over St. John’s at Madison Square Garden in New York. Tray Woodall led the way with with a career-high 25 points, and Lamar Patterson added 11 points.  Pitt held the Big East Conference’s third-leading scorer, D’Angelo Harrison,…

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Pirates Win First Two In Grapefruit League Play

The Pittsburgh Pirates have opened preseason play with a 3-2 win over Tampa Bay and a 9-2 trouncing of Atlanta.  The Bucs take on the Minnesota Twins on Monday afternoon. In Saturday’s Grapefruit League opener, Felix Pie recorded an RBI triple and scored on a single by Darren Ford, and Starling Marte singled, stole a…

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Two Families Evacuated In Titusville Apartment Building Fire

Two families were evacuated from their homes during a fire that twice broke out in a Titusville apartment complex on Saturday night. No injuries were reported.  The cause of the blaze is still being investigated, but initial indications are that it began in a first-story bathroom.  Separate apartments are located on both floors of the…

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Titusville Man Charged In December Stabbings

A Titusville man was arrested late last week in connection with an incident in which a man was stabbed in Titusville in late December. 35 year-old Jason Kennelley was charged and arraigned, and was sent to the Crawford County Jail with bail set at $25,000. Kennelley is charged in an incident early in the morning…

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Oil City Residents Charged With Using Woman’s Credit Card

Two Oil City residents have been charged by State Police in an alleged credit card fraud case. Troopers say Roger and Leigh Ann Matlock are accused of using a bank credit card owned by a 76 year-old woman during a three-day period earlier this month.  The Matlocks are accused of running up more than $2,500…

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Harvick, Kyle Busch Win Budweiser Duels

Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch captured wins in the Budweiser Duels at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, and earned starts on the second row behind polesitter Danica Patrick and Jeff Gordon in the Daytona 500 coming up on Sunday. Catch racing from Daytona on ESPN Radio 1120 this weekend with coverage of the DRIVE4COPD 300…

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Venango Catholic High School To Observe 50th Anniversary

The new bishop of the Erie Catholic Diocese will visit Oil City on Saturday as Venango Catholic High School observes its 50th anniversary. Bishop Donald Persico will officiate a mass at 4:30 PM as part of a full afternoon of activities.  Events, including “open house activities,” will begin at 2:00 PM.  A reception will follow…

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Bluegrass Festival Returns To Oil City

More than 20 bands will perform this weekend during the annual Oil Country Bluegrass Festival in Oil City. The sixth annual festival will be centered around the Arlington Hotel, now operating as a Days Inn, and is expected to spill over into other South Side venues, as well. Performances are scheduled to begin at 6:00…

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Oil City Woman Hurt In Three-Car Crash

An Oil City woman was taken to UPMC Northwest on Thursday afternoon following a three-car crash on Route 257 in Cranberry Township. State Police say the incident involved a truck driven by 54 year-old Clarence Kiskadden, of Franklin, which crossed into the opposite lanes and struck a car operated by 81 year-old Margaret Hinds and a…

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