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Rocky Grove Student Charged In Alleged Threat Against School Employee

A Rocky Grove High School student has been charged after he allegedly made a threat to harm a school employee. Sugarcreek Borough Police say a 17 year-old boy was charged Thursday morning with making terroristic threats and with disorderly conduct. Police did not specify whether the threat was made against a teacher or another Valley…

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Pirates Provide Offense For Burnett, Snap Five-Game Losing Streak, Beat Reds 7-2

The Pittsburgh Pirates tallied seven runs and eleven hits in a 7-2 home win over Cincinnati on Thursday night, snapping a five-game losing streak and finally providing enough offense for starting pitcher A.J. Burnett (1-1) to earn his first victory of the season. Burnett had entered the game with a league-leading 1.45 ERA, but had…

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NHL Playoff Results – Thursday, May 7

NHL Playoff Results  –  Thursday, May 7  (best-of-seven conference semifinals):   Chicago 4, Minnesota 3  (Blackhawks win series 4-games-to-0) Montreal 6, Tampa Bay 2  (Lightning leads series 3-1)

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Santorum To Announce Presidential Campaign Decision In Butler

Former Pennsylvania United States Senator Rick Santorum says he will make public his decision on a possible Presidential campaign later this month in Butler. Santorum told Fox News on Wednesday he will visit his former hometown on May 27 to make the announcement. Santorum ran in the last race in 2012, but the Republican nod…

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Thursday Is National Day Of Prayer

The 64th National Day of Prayer is to be observed across the country on Thursday (May 7). Hundreds of events meant to stress the importance of prayer and the need to intercede for the country, its residents and its leaders are scheduled for the annual observance. The National Day of Prayer was created by a…

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Franklin Man Charged With Robbery, Assault And Escape

A Franklin man faces a litany of charges following an incident early Thursday morning in which a woman reportedly was assaulted and injured. Franklin City Police officials say they arrested Joseph Law at an Erie Street location shortly after 1:00 AM after they responded to a report of an assault on the 300-block of Pacific…

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Knox Woman Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Route 208 Crash

A Knox woman was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital following a one-vehicle crash on Route 208 early Wednesday evening. State Police officials from the Clarion station say a car driven by 37 year-old Carey Reed veered off the road near Lamartine shortly before 7:30 PM Wednesday.  The vehicle hit a tree, pinning Reed inside. Troopers…

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Leake, Reds Blank Bucs 3-0; Byrd Homers Again As Pirates Lose 5th Straight

Mike Leake pitched eight innings of scoreless, six-hit baseball on Wednesday night as the Cincinnati Reds blanked the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, handing the Pirates their fifth consecutive loss. Leake (2-1; 2.47 ERA), who has not lost to Pittsburgh since 2012, struck out two batters and walked none.  Former Pirate Marlon…

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NHL/NBA Playoff Results – Wednesday, May 6

NHL Playoff Results  –  Wednesday, May 6  (best-of seven conference semifinal series):   Washington 2, NY Rangers 1  (Washington leads series 3-games-to-1) Tampa Bay 2, Montreal 1  (Lightning leads 3-0)     NBA Playoff Results  –  Wednesday, May 6  (best-of-seven conference semifinal series):   Cleveland 106, Chicago 91  (series tied 1-1) Houston 115, LA Clippers…

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Postal Carriers To Hold Annual Food Collection On Saturday

U.S. Postal Service workers will hold their 23rd annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive this Saturday, May 9. Postal workers represented by the National Association of Letter Carriers will once again be collecting non-perishable food items which are left by our mailboxes before regular mail delivery times on Saturday.  The food will be then distributed…

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