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Rose Wins At Zurich; Earns Seventh PGA Tour Victory

Justin Rose birdied the final two holes at the TPC Louisiana on Sunday to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, earning his seventh PGA Tour victory. Rose, the #9 golfer in the world rankings at the start of the tournament, closed the event with a fourth-round score of 6-under-par 66, just hours after capping his rain-delayed…

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NHL/NBA Playoff Results – Friday, April 24

NHL Playoff Results  –  Friday, April 24  (best-of-seven opening round series)   NY Rangers 2, Pittsburgh 1  (OT)  (Rangers win series 4-games-to-1) Ottawa 5, Montreal 1  (Canadiens lead series 3-2) Minnesota 4, St. Louis 1  (Wild lead series 3-2)     NBA Playoff Results  –  Friday, April 24  (best-of-seven opening round series)   Houston 130, Dallas…

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Harrison, Walker, Cole Lead Pirates To Win In First Game Of 9-Game Road Trip

Josh Harrison and Neil Walker both drove home a pair of runs, and Gerrit Cole (3-0; 2.19 ERA) scattered seven hits over seven-and-two-thirds innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates opened a nine-game road trip Friday night with a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Harrison and Walker both recorded two hits.  Included were a two-run double…

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Pens Are Eliminated As Rangers Win Another 2-1 Overtime Game

Another 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Rangers has eliminated the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. Carl Hagelin scored the series-winner with 9:08 remaining in overtime at Madison Square Garden in New York, advancing the Rangers to the NHL Eastern Conference semifinals in a 4-games-to-one series victory. …

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Scott Barnes Named Pitt Athletic Director

The University of Pittsburgh on Friday afternoon introduced Scott Barnes as the school’s new athletic director. The position had been vacant since December. Barnes has spent the last seven years as athletic director at Utah State, and was a vice president at the school since 2012.  He has also served as senior associate athletic director at…

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NHL/NBA Playoff Results – Thursday, April 23

NHL Playoff Results  –  Thursday, April 23  –  (best-of-seven opening round series):   Washington 5, NY Islanders 1  (Washington leads series 3-games-to-2) Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 2  (series tied 2-2) Nashville 5, Chicago 2  (Blackhawks leads 3-2) Vancouver 2, Calgary 1  (Flames lead 3-2)     NBA Playoff Results  –  Thursday, April 23  –  (best-of-seven…

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State’s Township Supervisors Show Opposition To Governor’s Gas Drilling Severance Tax Plan

A group representing many local governments in Pennsylvania has come out against Governor Tom Wolf’s proposal to replace the impact fee on Marcellus shale natural gas wells. The opposition comes from the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors.  Association spokesperson Elam Herr told Radio PA News this week the impact fees for 2014 totaled $225 million…

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Senate Committee Approves Collective Bargaining Transparency Bill

A bill approved by the Senate State Government Committee is aimed at involving the public in the process of negotiating a contract with public employees unions. The measure would amend the state’s Sunshine Law to require public notice and the access to any meeting where a teacher’s union or other public sector union is negotiating…

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Polanco Leads Pirates To 5-4 Win, Four-Game Split With Cubs

Gregory Polanco went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI’s, including the game-winner on Thursday afternoon, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a come-from-behind 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs in the final game of a ten-game homestand at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Polanco singled home Josh Harrison with the go-ahead run in the bottom of the…

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Young Hunters Can Take Advantage Of Early Season Opportunities For Spring Turkey Season

Although Pennsylvania’s full spring gobbler hunting season is still another week away, young hunters will have an early-season opportunity for their turkeys, beginning Saturday (April 25). Hunters age sixteen and younger, identified as junior hunters and mentored youth, may start Saturday morning, if they are accompanied by adults as required by state law.  The youth spring…

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