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School Bus Goes Into Ditch – No Students On Board

Accident investigators say there were no students on board when a school bus left the road and traveled through a ditch on Monday afternoon. The incident happened at about 3:00 PM on Coal City Road in Rockland Township. State police troopers tell KQW that an eastbound bus driven by 57 year-old Kathryn Bellis, from Cranberry, left the…

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Pens-Sens Series To Begin Tuesday Night In Pittsburgh

The National Hockey League announced on Monday morning that the first game of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Ottawa Senators will be played Tuesday night at 7:30 PM at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.  Radio pregame airtime on 96.3 KQW will be 7:00 PM. The Penguins, who are…

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Second Man Sentenced In Assault And Theft In Oil City

A second man has been sentenced in the assault of an Oil City man during an incident at the victim’s apartment on Seneca Street last November. 26 year-old Kevin Meagher was sentenced last week to seven months to two years in the Venango County Jail and to three years of probation.  Last month, 23 year-old…

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Pirates Take Three Straight After Opening Loss To The Mets

The Pittsburgh Pirates followed a loss in the opening game of a 3-game road series with the New York Mets by taking three games in a row from the Mets between Friday and Sunday. The Bucs (21-16) capped off their series win with a 3-2 victory at Citifield in New York on Sunday afternoon.  Pedro…

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Woods Wins At Sawgrass, Garcia Sinks On Holes 71,72

Tiger Woods took advantage of a meltdown by rival Sergio Garcia on Sunday to win The Players Championship at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Woods closed the four-day event with a 2-under-par 70 on Sunday for a total score of 13-under-par 275 and his second win at Sawgrass.  Only Fred Couples, Davis…

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Steelers Great Jack Butler Dies At 85

Pittsburgh Steelers Hall-of-Fame cornerback Jack Butler died Saturday following a long battle with a staph infection.  Butler was 85. A college star at Saint Bonaventure, Butler was drafted by the Steelers in 1951 and played for Pittsburgh until a knee injury ended his career in 1959.  Upon his retirement, Butler had recorded 52 career interceptions, a…

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Kenseth, Hamlin Finish One-Two At Darlington

Matt Kenseth passed one teammate, Kyle Busch, with 13 laps remaining, and held off another teammate, Denny Hamlin, to win Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race, the Bojangles Southern 500, at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. For Kenseth, it was the third Sprint Cup victory of the year, and the 27th of his career, but the…

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Orpik Scores In OT To Give Pens Series Win Over Islanders

Brooks Orpik scored his first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff goal at 7:49 of overtime on Saturday night, giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 road victory over the New York Islanders and a 4-games-to-2 win in their best-of-seven opening-round playoff series. The Penguins will advance to meet the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Pittsburgh had…

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Camp And Garage Destroyed By Fire In Oilcreek Township

Five fire companies were called late Sunday night to a fire that destroyed a camp and garage in Oilcreek Township in southern Crawford County. Crews reported to the scene on Dotyville Road shortly after 11:30 PM Sunday and were there for more than four hours.  No injuries were reported. Both buildings were completely destroyed.  A…

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New Jersey Man Could Serve 10 Years For 7th DUI Conviction

A New Jersey man who entered guilty pleas in Venango County Court in his seventh D-U-I case was sentenced last week to three-to-10 years in state prison. The sentencing last week stemmed from charges of D-U-I-highest rate and fleeing police.  42 year-old Jonathan Mace, from Pittsgrove, New Jersey, will also serve five years probation on a charge…

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