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Pennsylvania’a Bald Eagle Count Is Up

State wildlife officials say the Pennsylvania bald eagle count continues to climb. In its mid-year update, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reports a total count of 254 bald eagle nests.  That marks an increase of just two over last year, but also represents a modern record high. Commission spokesman Travis Lau told Radio PA News the…

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Slippery Rock’s Matt Adams Beats Pirates With Walkoff Home Run

Slippery Rock University alumnus Matt Adams slammed a two-run walkoff home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates (47-42) in the first game of a four game series at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Through eight-and-a-half…

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It’s Rocky Grove Firemen’s Fair Time

The annual Rocky Grove Firemen’s Fair begins today (7/8). The popular event will run from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM nightly through Saturday night with one matinee, scheduled for Saturday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  The fairgrounds are located adjacent to the Rocky Grove Volunteer Fire Department. Opening night will feature a Motorcycle Cruise-In. …

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Census: Pennsylvania Is Getting Older

The latest United States Census numbers on age, gender and race show Pennsylvania continues to age. The Census Bureau’s Jason Devine tells Radio PA News the nation’s population continues to age and to become more diverse, but the percentage of the Pennsylvania population age 65 and older has been increasing at a faster rate.  Pennsylvania’s…

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All Million Dollar Prizes In Millionaire Raffle Sold In Western Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Lottery officials revealed Monday that all four of the one million dollar prizes in their most recent Millionaire Raffle were sold in western Pennsylvania.  And, all were purchased at convenience stores. The grand prize tickets were sold in Reynoldsville, Ford City, Plum and Wilkinsburg. As of midday Monday, the lottery was still awaiting responses…

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Teen Missing At Pymatuning State Park Is Found – Sixty Miles Away Near Erie

A teenage boy reported missing Sunday on the Ohio side of Pymatuning State Park was found near Erie late Monday morning. Fifteen year-old Caleb Denlinger, from Hartville, Ohio, was on a holiday weekend camping trip with his family, who say they have not seen their son since Sunday morning. Park personnel, the Ohio State Police and local police officials conducted a…

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Pirates Stars McCutchen, Watson And Harrison Named NL All-Stars

Three members of the Pittsburgh Pirates were named Sunday night to the National League All-Star team. Center fielder Andrew McCutchen, relief pitcher Tony Watson and utilityman Josh Harrison have been named to the squad which will play the American League in Major League Baseball’s annual All-Star Game, scheduled for Tuesday, July 15 in Minnesota. McCutchen led all…

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Pirates Complete First Series Sweep Of The Season. Move Into Second Place

The Pittsburgh Pirates (47-41) posted a 6-2 victory over the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon, completing their first sweep of a three-game series this year and moving into second place in the National League Central Division. Pittsburgh starter Jeff Locke recorded his sixth consecutive “quality start,” beating former mentor A.J. Burnett.  Locke (2-1) lasted…

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Cabrera Wins At Greenbrier

Angel Cabrera, who won the U.S. Open in 2007 and the Masters in 2009, now also has a non-Major PGA Tour victory after capturing the Greenbrier Classic at The Old White TPC at White Sulphur Springs in West Virginia. Cabrera posted back-to-back scores of 6-under-par 64 in the third and fourth rounds on Saturday and…

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Djokovic Takes Second Wimbledon Title; Kvitova Wins Women’s Singles Title

Novak Djokovic captured the men’s singles title at Wimbledon on Sunday, defeating seven-time winner Roger Federer 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4 victory. The win marked seven Grand Slam titles for Djokovic, who had been beaten in the finals of his last three Majors and in five of the last six. On Saturday, sixth-seeded…

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