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Seneca Woman Hospitalized In Erie After Rouseville Crash

A Seneca woman was hospitalized in Erie on Friday following an afternoon crash in Rouseville. State Police officials tell KQW that 67 year-old Linda Yashinski was driving a vehicle that left Route 8 at about 3:00 PM and plowed into a ditch.  Yashinski had to be extricated from her vehicle before she could be airlifted…

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Oil City Man Hurt In Halyday Run Road Crash

An Oil City man was injured early Friday morning in a one-vehicle accident on Route 428 – Halyday Run Road – in Sugarcreek Borough. State Police responders say 19 year-old Samuel Walters’ pickup left the highway at about 5:00 AM, traveled through a ditch and  hit a mailbox. Walters’ injuries were described by police as…

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District 10 Baseball And Softball Championship Game Results

District 10 High School Baseball Championship Game Results  -  Memorial Day, May 26   At Slippery Rock University “AA” Championship  -  Franklin 5, Northwestern 1 “A” Championship  -  Eisenhower 4, Union City 3   At Ainsworth Field in Erie “AAA” Championship  -  Cathedral Prep 9, Corry 2     District 10 High School Softball Championship Game Results  -  all…

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Pinch-Hitters Sanchez, Tabata Lift Pirates To 5-3 Comeback Victory Over NY Mets

  Gaby Sanchez homered as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning Sunday, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates their first run of the game, and then singled in the go-ahead tally in the ninth inning after entering the game as the Bucs’ first baseman, helping the Pirates to a 5-3, come-from-behind win over the New York Mets in…

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Johnson Added To Sprint Cup Winners List Via Victory In Coca Cola 600

Six-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson added his name to this year’s winners list on Sunday with a victory in the longest event of the season, the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. Johnson won the race for the fourth time, and took his seventh checkered flag overall at…

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American Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins Indianapolis 500

For the first time in eight years, an American racer has won Memorial Day’s Indianapolis 500. Ryan Hunter-Reay edged three-time winner Helio Castroneves by six-hundredths of one second in the second-closest finish ever at the Brickyard. Marco Andretti finished third, and Carlos Munoz placed fourth.

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Scott Wins Colonial In 3-Hole Playoff

Just days after he moved into the number-one spot in the world golf rankings, Adam Scott captured the PGA’s Byron Nelson Tournament at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth. Scott sank a seven-foot birdie putt on the third playoff hole to beat Jason Dufner.  Freddie Jacobson and Nicholas Thompson tied for third place. Scott…

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North Clarion’s Mitch Obenrader Wins National Javelin Title; Franklin’s Nic Jones Places In The High Jump

Penn State – Erie freshman Mitch Obenrader, a North Clarion High School graduate, made history on Saturday with a win in the javelin event at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track-and-Field Championships at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. Obenrader shattered his school’s record by more than eleven feet with a winning toss of 219′…

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Franklin’s Abby Jones Wins Third Straight Silver Medal In PIAA High Jump

Franklin High School junior Abby Jones won the silver medal for the third consecutive year in the high jump competition at the PIAA Track-and-Field Championships at Seth Grove Stadium at Shippensburg University. Jones’ official final statistic for the 2014 competition held Friday morning was posted at 5 feet, 8 inches.  Last week, she won her…

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Corbett Order Allows More Natural Gas Leasing In State Parks And Forests

Governor Tom Corbett on Friday issued an executive order that opens state parks and forests up to additional leasing for natural gas drilling. Corbett’s statement says the decision would allow natural gas to be extracted from under the surface of the ground, but only if it does not “result in additional surface disturbance on state…

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