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Pens Blow 3-0 Lead; Columbus Ties Series At 2-2 With OT Goal

Nick Foligno scored the game-winner some 2:49 into overtime Wednesday night to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, and tying the teams’ best-of-seven opening-round playoff series at two games apiece. Game five is now slated for 7:00 PM Saturday at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.  Radio pregame airtime…

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Reds Post 5-2 Win In Pittsburgh

At PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Wednesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates matched the Cincinnati Reds with six hits, but the Bucs stranded ten runners on base and dropped a 5-2 decision – their tenth loss in the last 13 games. Pirates starter Charlie Morton walked five batters in six innings of work, and allowed four…

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Cueto, Reds Beat The Pirates Again

Now 15-4 lifetime against Pittsburgh, Johnny Cueto threw his second complete-game three-hitter in six days against the Pirates on Tuesday night, propelling the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-1 victory at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Cueto (2-2) struck out four batters and walked three.  His attempt at becoming the first Reds pitcher since Tom Seaver in…

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Four Given Suspensions In Pirates-Brewers Easter Sunday Brawl

Four players were handed down suspensions on Tuesday, and three of the four have said they will appeal, in the aftermath of the bench-clearing brawl that occurred in the third inning of the Easter Sunday game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Milwaukee catcher Martin Maldonado was suspended…

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Popovich Earns Third NBA Coach-of-the-Year Honor

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, who led last year’s runners-up to the best record in the league despite numerous injuries and a revamped coaching staff this season, has become the third coach to win the NBA Coach-of-the-Year honors three times. In the balloting by a panel of 124 sportswriters and broadcasters, Popovich outpolled Phoenix…

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Missing Oil City Man Found In Good Health

State Police officials say an elderly Oil City man who was reported missing on Monday morning has been located and is in good health. The police report does not indicate where the 81 year-old resident was found, but states that he was “reunited with family members.” The man was reported missing after he failed to return…

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Judge Boyer Honored As Venango College’s Distinguished Alumnus

In an event held at Rhoades Auditorium in Oil City on Tuesday, Venango County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert Boyer was honored as the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus by Venango College of Clarion University. Judge Boyer is currently in the seventh year of his first term on the bench.  His prior bench experience came as a…

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2014 Inductees For Franklin High School Hall-Of-Fame Is Announced

The newest “class” of five members to be inducted into the Franklin High School Hall-of-Fame was announced on Tuesday. Scheduled to be inducted into the Hall on Applefest week in early October are James Hedglin, the Reverend Ronald Witherup, Hillary Hager-Carter, Jill Wilkinson-Blalock and Rich Hancox. Hedglin is a retired probation and parole supervisor who…

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Two Die, 128 Are Injured In Easter Holiday Crashes Investigated By Pennsylvania State Police

Two people died in Easter holiday crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police this year. 128 others were injured in those traffic accidents over the three-day Easter driving period last Friday through Sunday.  The State Police investigated 397 crashes over that time period.  Last year, two people were killed in 455 crashes responded to by…

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System Of Higher Education Approves New Tuition Plans For Clarion, Millersville U’s

The State System of Higher Education has approved proposals from Clarion and Millersville Universities to adjust how they charge tuition for certain programs. The SSHE calls it an effort to allow the schools more flexibility in a number of operational areas. Clarion has been granted approval for its proposal to charge undergraduates on a per-credit basis. …

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