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Todd Takes First Tour Title; Wins Byron Nelson Classic

Brendon Todd, playing in his 77th PGA Tour event, finally won one on Sunday. Todd recorded a 4-under-par 66 to take the title at the Byron Nelson Classic at the TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas.  He edged 2003 Masters champion Mike Weir by two strokes.  Charles Howell III and Marc Leishman tied for…

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McMurray Wins All-Star Race At Charlotte

Jamie McMurray raced Saturday night to the one million dollar first prize at NASCAR’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. A 7-time Sprint Cup Series race-winner, McMurray had never finished better than eighth in the All-Star event.  He becomes one of only seven drivers to be victorious in the Daytona…

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California Chrome Sets Stage For Possible Triple Crown With Win At The Preakness

Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome set up a potential run for thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown over the weekend with a victory at the Preakness in Baltimore. As of Monday morning, the California colt’s owners had not yet officially announced whether their champion would be entered in the third leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont, to…

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Brookville Motorcycle Operator Dies In Collision With Car

A Brookville man died early Sunday evening in a collision between his motorcycle and a car on River Hill just outside Clarion. State Police officials say it appears that 20 year-old Brian Crissman lost control of his motorcycle as he was traveling up the hill.  The bike was struck by a downhill vehicle driven by…

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Teenage Girls Involved In ATV Rollover On Old Warren Pike Near Pleasantville

One teenage girl was injured, and a second escaped injury when their all-terrain vehicle rolled over on a dirt road near Pleasantville. State Police officials say the incident occurred around 8:15 PM Saturday on Township Route 599, also known as Old Warren Pike, in Allegheny Township. An ATV operated by a 17 year-old Pleasantville girl…

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Sharon Assistant Coach Charged With Stabbing Parent Of Athlete

An assistant track-and-field coach at Sharon High School has been charged in an incident in which he is accused of stabbing an athlete’s stepfather during an argument at a practice field in Brookfield, Ohio last week. 53 year-old George Thomas was jailed following his arraignment on charges connected with an incident in which a man…

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Centerville Man Charged With Breaking Law By Tattooing 12 Year-Old Girl

A Centerville man was charged Friday after having been accused of unlawfully tattooing a 12 year-old girl. Investigators say 33 year-old Randall Charlton has been charged with both aggravated and simple assault, unlawful tattooing, the corruption of a minor and endangering the welfare of a minor. The girl was reportedly staying at Charlton’s residence on…

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PennDOT’s Venango County Maintenance Schedule For Week Of May 19

PennDOT officials have released the information pertaining to maintenance work scheduled to be done on state highways in Venango County during the week of May 19. The roads include Interstate 80 in the Clintonville area and Utica-Raymilton Road in Mineral Township, where patching work is scheduled; Maple Shade Road in Pinegrove Township, which is slated…

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Penguins Fire General Manager Ray Shero

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Friday morning that they have fired general manager Ray Shero, and that they have begun a search for his successor. Chief Executive Officer David Morehouse said at an 11:30 AM press conference that Penguins coach Dan Bylsma still has a job, but that his job status would be one of…

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Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.7 Percent In April

The state’s Department of Labor and Industry revealed Friday that Pennsylvania’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate dropped in April to its lowest level since September, 2008. The reported rate of 5.7 percent was three-tenths of a percentage point lower than the March figure of six percent and even further below the national rate for April which had…

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