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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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Almirola Wins At Daytona; Montoya Takes Indy Car Race At Pocono

Aric Almirola captured the rain-shortened Nascar Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. Delayed also due to rain from Saturday night, Almirola won a race that was marred by two massive crashes, one involving 25 vehicles.  Only seven drivers managed to avoid both wrecks. Eleven different drivers have posted wins in the 16…

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Search Continues For Woman Who Jumped From Car On Interstate 80

Family members and friends will resume the search for a Centre County woman who jumped from a car on the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 between DuBois and Clarion. The missing woman has been identified as 37 year-old Susan Bachman, from Julian. The woman’s father, who was driving the car, says Bachman survived the Friday morning…

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Chicago Man Hospitalized In Erie After Motorcycle Wreck In Forest County

A Chicago man was airlifted to an Erie hospital Sunday after he wrecked his motorcycle on Route 666 in Forest County. State Police officials say 55 year-old Mitchell Morris lost control of his bike on gravel on the berm of the highway.  Morris was thrown from the motorcycle and was propelled about twenty-five feet through…

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New Castle Man Faces Numerous Charges After Allegedly Fleeing DUI Checkpoint At High Speed

A New Castle man was to be charged with several counts after he allegedly fled a DUI checkpoint at an extremely high speed early Sunday morning. State Police officials in Jackson Center say 30 year-old Matthew Schleh raced through their checkpoint in  Pine Township outside of Grove City at about 100 miles per hour at…

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No Injuries When Teen Driver Strikes Parked Car And Cement Mixer In Franklin

Police officials say two 16 year-old boys from Franklin escaped injury late Saturday afternoon in an incident near the bottom of Franklin’s 15th Street Hill. The young driver was operating a pickup that police say had been reported stolen, and failed to negotiate the ninety-degree turn at the bottom of the hill.  The truck struck a parked SUV,…

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World Cup Soccer Quarterfinal Results

World Cup Soccer Quarterfinals:   Friday, July 4: Germany 1, France 0 Brazil 2, Colombia 1   Saturday, July 5: Argentina 1, Belgium 0 The Netherlands 0, Costa Rica 0  (The Netherlands wins 4-3 on penalty kicks)  

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