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Kuchar’s Chip-In Wins At Hilton Head

Matt Kuchar followed a 17th-hole bogey with a chip-in on the final hole Sunday to avoid a playoff with Luke Donald and win the RBC Heritage golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Kuchar started the day with seven birdies over the first ten holes, and finished at 7-under-par…

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Pirates Trade For First Baseman Ike Davis

The Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday traded for first baseman Ike Davis, who slammed 32 home runs in 2012, but slumped to nine homers and a .205 batting average last season while missing the last month of play due to an injured side. In 24 at-bats for the Mets this year, Davis was hitting .208 with…

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Warren High School Student Gets 90 Days Treatment In March School Lockdown Incident

A sixteen year-old Warren High School student was sentenced last week to ninety days in a juvenile treatment facility following an incident last month which caused his school to be placed under lockdown for about two hours. The lockdown was ordered on the morning of March 24 after a threatening note was found in a…

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Strattanville Man Found Handcuffed To Utility Pole; Tells Police He Did It Himself

A Strattanville man found handcuffed to a utility pole in Clarion County on Saturday morning reportedly told police he did it himself. Meanwhile, police say Matthew Space faces a charge of public drunkenness. Police say they found Space handcuffed to a pole along Timber Ridge Road in Monroe Township.  They did not give any indication…

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State Supreme Court Will Not Hear Abbott Appeal

The state Supreme Court this week refused to hear an appeal by a New Jersey man who was sentenced last year to 35-to-80 years in prison in the murders of his father and step-mother. 43 year-old Colin Abbott had entered no contest to two charges of third-degree murder, and has since attempted to obtain a…

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Bucs Homer Four Times In 11-2 Home Win Over Milwaukee

The Pittsburgh Pirates broke open a 2-2 game with nine runs in the seventh and eighth innings Thursday night, and the Bucs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 11-2 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The game marked the first road loss of the season for first-place Milwaukee (11-5 overall). For Pittsburgh (8-8), Pedro Alvarez slammed his sixth…

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First DCNR Report Issued On Impact Of Marcellus Shale Drilling On State Forest Lands

For the first time since they started a monitoring program in 2011, the state’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has issued a report on the impact of Marcellus shale natural gas development on the state’s forest lands. The Shale Gas Monitoring Report looks at water, wildlife and recreation, and other potential impacts of drilling. …

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Fire Levels 100 Year-Old Eau Claire Supermarket

A fire Thursday night destroyed a 100 year-old supermarket in Eau Claire. Firefighters from sixteen fire crews were unable to quell the blaze which destroyed the former Thompson’s Market on East Main Street.  The store had reportedly opened under new management about six months ago. Officials say the fire was reported around 9:00 PM Thursday. …

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Knox Couple Hospitalized In Pittsburgh After Rollover Accident On Route 208

An elderly Knox couple was hospitalized in Pittsburgh Thursday following a late afternoon rollover crash on Route 208 in Salem Township. Donna and Raymond Hogue, both age 81, had to be extricated from their car following the crash. State Police from Clarion say the car, driven by Donna Hogue, crossed the center line of the…

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Clarion Man Sentenced To 5-To-10 Years For Abuse Of Two Young Children

A Clarion man who entered guilty pleas in November to five of 252 charges in a child sex abuse case has been sentenced to five to ten years in state prison. 40 year-old Kirk Andreas was sentenced in Clarion County Court on his pleas to three counts of the indecent assault on a person under thirteen,…

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