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Crosby Scores Game-Winner In OT As Pens Earn 3-2 Road Win Over Islanders

Sidney Crosby’s first goal tied the game at 2-2 with 12:00 remaining in regulation, and scored the game-winner with 1:16 left in overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins completed a 3-o road trip with a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. For the Penguins (19-9-1), it was their fourth straight victory, moved them…

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Pitt Pulls Away For 78-69 Home Win Over Penn State

Talib Zanna and Lamar Patterson both scored 16 points Tuesday night as Pitt defeated Penn State 78-69 at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh in the first men’s basketball matchup between the two schools in eight years. Cameron Wright added 12 points for Pitt (8-0), and James Robinson scored 10.  Tim Frazier (27 pts.) and…

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Hunter Shot In Oakland Township

The first day of Pennsylvania’s 2013 rifle deer season was marred Monday by the accidental shooting of one hunter in Oakland Township. Details were not immediately released, and the identity of the injured hunter was not made available. The injured man was taken for treatment to UPMC Northwest in Cranberry. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has…

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Nine Deaths, 235 Injuries In Thanksgiving Crashes Investigated By State Police

The Pennsylvania State Police say nine people were killed and 236 were injured in the 936 automobile crashes to which they responded over the five-day Thanksgiving holiday driving period between Wednesday and Sunday. Those numbers compare to 13 deaths and 349 injuries in 1,124 crashes last Thanksgiving. A spokesman says 74 of this year’s crashes and…

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Sex Pictures Messaged To 11 Year-Old Girl

An investigation is underway to determine who messaged pictures of a sexual nature to an 11 year-old Leeper girl. Police say the pictures were received on a Facebook site shortly before 1:30 AM on Thanksgiving morning. The identity of the sender of the inappropriate material could not be immediately determined. Other information concerning the incident  has…

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Cambridge Springs Man Charged In Burglary In Northern Venango County

A Cambridge Springs man has been charged in a Monday night burglary in Plum Township in northern Venango County. State Police investigators identified the suspect as Jeremy Correa. Police say Correa drove a box truck onto a property on Wallaceville Road at about 8:30 PM Monday, and loaded up an automobile transmission, a large fuel tank,…

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2014 Pennsylvania Dog Licenses Are Now On Sale

The state Department of Agriculture and local county treasurer’s offices are reminding Pennsylvania residents that 2014 dog licenses are now on sale. The licenses are available online and through the county treasurers.  Nearly one million were sold this year. Dog owners are reminded they can be fined $300 plus court costs for each unlicensed dog.…

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Pirates Outfield Prospect Evan Chambers Dies In His Sleep

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Monday night that minor league outfielder Evan Chambers died in his sleep over the weekend. Chambers was only 24.  The cause of death has not been released. The Pirates selected Chambers in the third round of the 2009 first-year player draft after he starred at Lakeland (Fla.) High School, Hillsborough Community…

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NFL Results – 2013 Weekend 13

NFL Results  -  Weekend 13   Thursday (Thanksgiving Day), November 28: Baltimore 22, Pittsburgh 20 Dallas 31, Oakland 24 Detroit 40, Green Bay 10   Sunday, December 1: Jacksonville 32, Cleveland 28 Cincinnati 17, San Diego 10 Atlanta 34, Buffalo 31  (OT) Philadelphia 24, Arizona 21 Denver 35, Kansas City 28 New England 34, Houston…

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Seahawks Become First Team To Reach NFL Playoffs

The Seattle Seahawks (11-1) became the first team to reach this year’s NFL playoffs, routing the New Orleans saints 34-7 in a Monday Night Football game played on their home field. Russell Wilson threw for 310 yards and tossed touchdown passes to three different receivers, and the Seahawks took a two-game lead over both the…

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