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Sang-Moon Bae Closes With 73, But Wins PGA Tour Opener

Sang Moon-Bae became the first golfer since Ben Crane at June’s St. Jude Classic to win a PGA Tour event while closing a tournament with a final-round score that was over par. Bae recorded a one-over-par 73 Sunday, but still posted a two-shot victory over Steven Bowditch at the Tour’s 2014-2015 season opener, the Frys.com…

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Michigan Holds Off Penn State 18-13

The Michigan Wolverines held Penn State scoreless in the second half on Saturday night in posting an 18-13 home victory over the Nittany Lions. Scoring for Penn State, which has now lost two straight games following a 4-0 start, was limited to a 10-yard touchdown pass from Christian Hackenberg to DaeSean Hamilton and a 35-yard…

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Crash Drill Monday Night At Venango Regional Airport

Local emergency officials are saying that Monday night’s (Oct. 13) emergency drill at Venango Regional Airport will be one of the largest of its kind for the Franklin-area facility. The drill, which will in part simulate a response to an aircraft crash, will begin at 6:00 PM. In addition to airport officials, the exercise will…

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Woman Injured When Hit By Car At Clarion Intersection

Police officials did not immediately release the identity of a woman who was struck by a car at a Clarion intersection on Saturday afternoon. The incident occurred shortly before 3:30 PM at the intersection of South Street and South Fifth Avenue.  Police say the victim was transported to Clarion Hospital. First-responders had dispatched a medical…

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Leeper Man Shoots Himself While Chasing Off A Skunk

Clarion County officials say a Leeper man sustained minor injuries when he apparently shot himself in the shoulder while trying to chase a skunk off his property. The incident occurred early Saturday evening.  Police say the 67 year-old victim sustained a handgun shot wound to his left shoulder. The man was treated at Clarion Hospital…

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Another 3-Point Game For Crosby, Another Win For The Pittsburgh Penguins

Sidney Crosby recorded his second straight three-point game Saturday night, tallying a goal and two assists in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 5-2 win over the Maple Leafs in Toronto. Patric Hornqvist, Chris Kunitz, Evgeni Malkin and Brandon Sutter also scored goals for Pittsburgh, which is off to a 2-0 start.  All three scores which involved Crosby…

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Harvick Wins At Charlotte; Post-Race Tangle Between Kenseth, Hamlin And Keselowski Is Broken Up

Kevin Harvick won the fifth of ten Chase for the Sprint Cup NASCAR finals at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night, but there was nearly as much excitement following the checkered flag when drivers Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin both had to be restrained from attacking racer Brad Keselowski. Kenseth was apparently upset that Keselowski’s…

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KC Goes Up 2-0 IN ALCS; Game Three Monday In Kansas City

The Kansas City Royals plated two runs in the top of the ninth inning on Saturday, snapping a 4-4 tie and going on to defeat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 and take a two-games-to-none lead in the best-of-seven American League Championship Series. The Royals, the AL’s Wild Card team, are now 6-0 in this year’s postseason play. …

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High School Football Results – 2014 Week 7

High School Football Results  –  2014 Week 7   Friday, October 10   District 10, Region 5 DuBois 55, Bradford 7   Other Oil City 31, Titusville 20 Fairview 28, Franklin 0 Warren 79, Meadville 78 Conneaut 76, Mercer 31 Farrell 34, Grove City 28 Lakeview 55, Saegertown 6 Mercyhurst Prep 21, Maplewood 18 Hickory 41, Wilmington 0 Slippery Rock 34, General…

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Royals Win Again In Extra Innings, Start ALCS With 8-6, Ten-Inning Victory Over Orioles

Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas both homered in the top of the tenth inning Friday night, and the Kansas City Royals captured yet another extra-inning postseason game, defeating the Orioles 8-6 in ten innings in the opening contest of the best-of-seven American League Championship Series played in Baltimore. The American League Wild Card Winners are…

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