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Pirates Set Attendance Record, Tie St. Louis For League’s Best Home Record

The Pittsburgh Pirates set a season attendance record Sunday, closing their regular season home schedule with a crowd of 38,650 in a 1-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. The crowd pumped the PNC Park attendance this year to 2,442, 564.  The previous Pittsburgh record was 2,436,139, set during the stadium’s first season in 2001. Sunday…

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Steelers Explode For Four 2nd-Half Touchdowns In 37-19 Sunday Night Win Against Carolina

After being held to just three field goals in the first half on Sunday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers exploded for four second-half touchdowns and posted a 37-19 road win over the Carolina Panthers. Ben Roethlisberger three two third-quarter scoring passes to Antonio Brown, Robert Golden recovered a fumble in the Panthers’ end zone and LaGarrette…

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Pirates And Brewers Swap 1-0 Victories; Pittsburgh Ties San Francisco For Top Wild Card Slot

After trading 1-0 victories with the Milwaukee Brewers over the weekend, the Pittsburgh Pirates (84-71) find themselves tied with San Francisco for the top National League Wild Card playoff position with one week of the regular season remaining. On Sunday, Russell Martin – who won Friday night’s series opener with a three-run home run –…

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Former NFL Kicker Rob Bironas Killed In S-U-V Crash; Was Terry Bradshaw’s Son-In-Law

Former National Football League kicker Rob Bironas died in an automobile crash on in Tennessee on Saturday night.  Bironas was only 36. Bironas was the NFL’s fourth most-accurate field goal kicker and  was the Tennessee Titans’ second-leading career scorer.  Tennessee released him in March, and he had subsequently had tryouts with Detroit and Tampa Bay.…

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Pilot Who Crashes At Clarion County Airport Is Hospitalized in Pittsburgh

An unidentified pilot from eastern Pennsylvania was hospitalized in Pittsburgh over the weekend after a plane he was flying crashed upon takeoff from Clarion County Airport in Paint Township. The crash occurred shortly before 2:00 PM Saturday. The Federal Aviation Administration responded to the scene to investigate the incident.  Airport officials were able to tow the aircraft…

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Sunday Morning Fire Damages Oil City Kitchen

Oil City firefighters were on the scene of a small residential fire for about a hour Sunday morning. When they arrived, a couple and their young child had safely escaped the fire which broke out at about 7:30 AM at a home on the 700-block of West First Street.  Responders contained the blaze to the kitchen.…

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Two Hurt In Three-Vehicle Crash West Of Clarion

A Cranberry resident and a woman from Blair County were injured late Friday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash on Route 322 west of Clarion. State Police officials say a vehicle driven by 36 year-old Jawnee Leadbetter, from Cranberry, had come to a stop in a line of traffic, and another car, operated by 63 year-old Michael…

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Logano Is Second Chase Winner; Takes Checkered Flag At New Hampshire

Joey Logano won under a green-white checkered flag finish on Sunday at the second of the ten NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup races, claiming victory at the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. It was Logano’s fourth victory of the season and the seventh of his career. Rookie Kyle…

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Powerball Jackpot Expected To Reach $225 Million

Lottery officials are estimating that the annuity value of the jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing of the Powerball Lottery will reach $225 million. No one matched all numbers necessary to win Saturday night’s $196 million prize.  The top prizes to be paid for Saturday’s game here in Pennsylvania will be $10,000 – to be awarded to…

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High School Football Results – 2014 Week 4

High School Football Results  –  2014 Week 4   Thursday, September 18   Region 4 Girard 35, Mercyhurst Prep 0   Friday, September 19   General McLane 31, Oil City 29 Reynolds 57, Franklin 14 Conneaut 43, Strong Vincent 8 Cathedral Prep 51, DuBois 21 Karns City 16, Clarion 6 Moniteau 54, A-C Valley 6 St. Marys 56, Keystone 30 Punxsutawney 54.…

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