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Saegertown Man Dies In Sunday Morning Crash

A Saegertown man died Sunday morning in a one-car crash in Venango Township in Crawford County. State Police officials say 19 year-old Rien Wetmore died shortly before 7:00 AM when his vehicle skidded off Plank Road and slammed into a utility pole.  Wetmore was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved.  Troopers…

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House Fire Last Week Near Pleasantville Blamed On Wood Stove

Officials say a fire last week that destroyed a home in a rural area near Pleasantville was either caused by a wood stove or started in the stove’s chimney. The fire on Wednesday night, at a residence owned by Paul Turner left six people from two families homeless. Five fire departments responded to the blaze at…

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MegaMillions Jackpot Climbs To Estimated $252 Million

Lottery officials are now estimating the annuity value of the Tuesday jackpot in the MegaMillions Lottery at $252 million. No one matched all the numbers needed to win the $224 million grand prize in Friday’s drawing. The one-time cash value of a Tuesday jackpot is estimated at $153.5 million. One player who purchased a ticket…

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Ben Sets Personal Passing Bests In Steelers’ 51-34 Home Win Over Indianapolis

Ben Roethlisberger threw for career-highs of 40 completions, 522 yards and six touchdowns on Sunday as the Pittsburgh Steelers reached the midpoint of their NFL schedule with a 5-3 record via a 51-34 win over the Indianapolis Colts (also 5-3) at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger’s day included two scoring passes to both Antonio Brown…

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Giants Win Two Over The Weekend; Bumgarner Throws Shutout As Frisco Takes 3-Games-To-2 World Series Lead

Madison Bumgarner pitched the first World Series complete-game shutout since 2003 on Sunday night, leading San Francisco to a 5-0 victory over the visiting Kansas City Royals and into a 3-games-to-2 lead in this year’s Fall Classic. The 25 year-old Bumgarner scattered four hits, struck out eight and walked none, raising his career World Series…

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Earnhardt Wins At Martinsville; Gordon Finishes Second And Takes Series Points Lead

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. won for the first time at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia and for the fourth time overall this season, but it was the second-place finish by Jeff Gordon which produced a new NASCAR Sprint Cup points standings leader. Gordon produced the highest finish of any of the eight drivers remaining in the Chase…

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Robert Streb Earns First PGA Victory At The McGladrey Classic

Robert Streb birdied the second hole of a three-way playoff on Sunday to win his first PGA Tour event, the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island in St. Simon Island, Georgia. Streb had started the tournament on Thursday with a double bogey on the competition’s very first hole.  He trailed by five strokes when Sunday’s final…

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Fleury Pitches Shutout As Pens Pop Predators

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots and posted his 29th career shutout Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins blanked the Predators 3-0 in NHL action in Nashville. The shutout was the first of the season for the Penguins’ goaltender, and led to the first loss in regulation for Nashville (5-1-2), the Central Division leaders. Sidney Crosby…

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Officiating Blunder, Instant Replay Snafus Hinder Penn State In OT Loss At Ohio State

As though a malfunctioning instant replay system were not bad enough, the Penn State Nittany Lions have been declared the victims of a bad no-call by game officials in their 31-24 double-overtime home loss to Ohio State on Saturday night. Ohio State was credited with a touchdown following a pass play on which officials ruled an…

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Pitt Fumbles Ball Away Six Times, Loses 56-28 Home Game To Georgia Tech

Six fumbles by Pitt, including five in the first quarter alone, helped lead to a 56-28 win for Georgia Tech over the Panthers (4-4; 2-2 ACC) at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets would go on to rush for 465 yards and seven touchdowns, including three by Broderick Snoddy and one apiece…

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