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Knox Woman Hurt In Route 38 Crash

A Knox woman was injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle accident in Allegheny Township in northern Butler County. Accident investigators say a vehicle driven by 42 year-old Carrie Deeds left Route 38, struck a guardrail and traveled into a yard. Injuries were described as “moderate.”  Deeds was taken to Clarion Hospital.

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Pitt’s 4-Game Win Streak Ends In Loss To Louisville

Russ Smith scored 20 points, and Gorgui Dieng added 14, leading #12 Louisville to a 64-61 home win over Pitt on Monday night. The game marked the end of a three-game losing streak for the Cardinals (17-4; 5-3 Big East), and the conclusion of a four-game winning string for the Panthers (17-5; 5-4). Tray Woodall…

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Tiger Wins Again At Torrey Pines

Even though he gave back four strokes over the final five holes on Monday, Tiger Woods earned a four-stroke victory at the fog-delayed Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines near San Diego. It was his seventh title at the tournament, his eighth overall at Torrey Pines, and his 75th career PGA Tour victory, putting him…

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Pens Split Weekend Games In Canada – Now Stand At 3-2

James Neal, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin all connected on their shootout attempts on Sunday, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins (3-2) to a 2-1 win over the Senators in Ottawa and to a split of their two weekend games in Canada. The Penguins lost 4-2 on Friday night to the Jets in Winnipeg. Neal tallied the…

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NFC Posts 62-35 Pro Bowl Victory – Kyle Rudolph Is Named Game MVP

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph caught five passes for 122 yards and a touchdown, and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player, and the NFC routed the AFC 62-35 in the NFL Pro Bowl game in Honolulu on Sunday. Rudolph is the second tight end to win the award, following San Diego’s Kellen Winslow,…

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Pitt Posts Biggest-Ever Big East Conference Win

In whipping DePaul by 38 points, 95-55 at home on Saturday, the Pitt Panthers (17-4; 5-3 Big East) posted their most-lopsided Big East Conference victory ever, and won their fourth straight ballgame overall and their fourth in a row in the Big East. Trey Ziegler came off the bench to score 18 points, leading the ten…

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Bids Being Accepted For Construction Of New Oil City Ice Boom

Oil City Council last week voted to advertise for bids for the fabrication of replacement pontoons for the 30 year-old ice boom device on the Allegheny River. Future bids will be accepted for the construction of the new ice boom itself, and for the demolition of the old device. The city has received both federal…

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Police Say Oil City Man Struck Cruiser With Stolen Car

Police say an Oil City man was jailed over the weekend after he allegedly stole a car and then struck a police crusier with it in an attempt to avoid arrest. Oil City Police say they attempted to stop Ronald Feely, Jr. on Forestwood Drive early Saturday morning.  Officers say Feely rammed their cruiser, but…

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Rocky Grove Man Apprehended After Alleged Escape In Pittsburgh

A Rocky Grove man who was reported missing from a Pittsburgh-area corrections facility was charged with escape following his apprehension last week. Law officials in Allegheny County say 30 year-old Michael Smith was nabbed by State Police from the Pittsburgh station.  Smith had been reported to be at large for ten days.  Police said he…

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Third D-10 AAA Girls Playoff Position Restored

PIAA District 10 officials have confirmed that a third playoff position for D-10  in the girls AAA statewide basketball playoffs has been restored. After having held three slots in recent years, District 10 saw the PIAA, the state high school athletics governing body, trim their allotment by one team this year.  A proposal to restore…

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