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Rose Wins Congressional Playoff As Stefani Finds The Water On 73rd Hole

Justin Rose captured the Quicken Loans National golf tournament with a par putt on the first playoff hole after Shawn Stefani’s second shot on the hole found the water at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. Ironically, Rose had found the same water hazard on the final hole of regulation play, and that problem had forced…

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Kane Man Injured When Motorcycle Hits Deer On Route 62 Outside Oil City

A Kane man was injured Saturday afternoon when his motorcycle hit a deer on Route 62 in Cranberry Township near Oil City. State Police officials say they did not have an injury update on the accident victim. 59 year-old Edward Bostaph was hurt around 3:00 PM Saturday when he struck a deer near the highway’s intersection…

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Keselowski Wins From The Pole At Quaker State 400 in Kentucky

Brad Keselowski won from the pole position Saturday night at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky. Keselowski also won at Las Vegas this season, now stands at fourth place in the series points standings and marks two wins in Kentucky. Sixth on a restart after 248 laps, Keselowski…

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Body Found In Grove City Landfill Was Ohio Teen

The body of a female found by workers in a garbage company landfill near Grove City on Wednesday has been identified as that of a 16 year-old girl from Ohio who had been reported missing by her family last Monday night. The Mercer Country Coroner’s office says the girl had been stabbed in the chest.  Her…

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Venango County Road Work Will Include Cherrytree Township Storm Damage Repairs

Added to the weekly PennDOT maintenance calendar for Venango County for this week will be road rehabilitation work in Cherrytree Township brought about by major storms that struck the area last week. The repair jobs have been added to a list that already included plans for side dozing on Route 62 in Franklin and shoulder…

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Sunday’s Midday Big 4 Number Of 9999 Pays Out $2.75 Million

Pennsylvania Lottery officials say the number drawn in the Sunday midday drawing of their Big 4 Lottery game will pay out slightly more than $2.75 million. The number was 9999. That number was played by 1,103 people.  A successful one-dollar straight bet on a Big Four number wins $5,000.

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Bucs Can’t Rebound From Cole’s Shaky Start; Lose 5-3 To Mets

In his return from the disabled list, Pittsburgh’s Gerrit Cole (6-4; 4.02 ERA) threw 93 pitches in four innings, giving up five runs in the first two frames, and the Pirates lost 5-3 to the New York Mets on Saturday at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Cole surrendered seven hits and walked three batters in his…

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Harrison’s Walkoff Double Gives Pirates A 3-2, 11-Inning Victory Over The Mets

Josh Harrison’s walkoff double in the bottom of the eleventh inning on Friday night scored Clint Barmes and gave the Pittsburgh Pirates (41-39) a 3-2 win over the New York Mets at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Harrison and Russell Martin both produced two hits in the game, and Jordy Mercer contributed a two-run, bases-loaded single. The…

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Pirates, Angels Swap Former Closer; Jason Grilli To Join Anaheim

In a swap of former closers, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded Jason Grilli on Friday to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for another right-handed relief pitcher, Ernesto Frieri. Both pitchers lost their closers roles this year, and the two teams both hope the change will do both hurlers some good. Grilli saved 33 games for Pittsburgh in 2013,…

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Penguins Trade James Neal To Nashville, Draft Forward Kasperi Kapanen In 1st Round

On the same day as the opening round of the National Hockey League draft, the Pittsburgh Penguins traded forward James Neal to the Nashville Predators for two forwards, 27 year-old Patrick Hornqvist and 25 year-old Nick Spaling. The 26 year-old Neal scored 61 points (27 goals, 37 assists) in 59 games for Pittsburgh last season. …

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