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Emlenton Man Injured In Clarion County Motorcycle Crash

An Emlenton man has been hospitalized in Clarion following a motorcycle crash in Elk Township in northern Clarion County. State Police from the Clarion station say 24 year-old Aaron Bailey lost control of his motorcycle while traveling east on Route 208 at about 9:00 PM Sunday night.  The bike flipped over on the right berm…

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Pirates Reel Off Triple Play, Bounce Back For 7-3 Win Over Cubs

Trailing 3-0 in the top of the fourth inning on Sunday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates used their first triple play in five years to turn around momentum, and they surged to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs and a 2-to-1 series win at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The 5-4-3 triple-killing was started at third…

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Sharon Man Jailed After Shotgun Was Fired Into Crawford County Residence

A Sharon man faces charges which include attempted homicide after police say he fired as many as nine rounds from a shotgun into a home on a rural road in Oil Creek Township in southern Crawford County. According to investigating State Police officers from the Corry station, 23 year-old James Parsons is also charged with aggravated…

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Franklin Man Charged After Alleged Threats On Restaurant Employees

A Franklin man is facing charges of trespassing, harassment and disorderly conduct following a incident late last week at a downtown Franklin restaurant. Franklin City Police officials say Ernest Toney began the incident by screaming at employees in the main area of the restaurant.  Officers say Toney then entered the establishment’s kitchen, struck an employee in…

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Oil City Police Warn About Text Message Scam Regarding Allegedly Locked Debit And Credit Card Accounts

Oil City Police officials are warning about a scam in which residents are receiving text messages telling them their debit or credit card accounts have been “locked.” The recipients of the messages are given a telephone number to call to have the accounts “unlocked.” Police warn that you do not respond to the number you are…

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Keselowski Wins Chase Opener, Leads Sprint Cup Series With Five Victories

Brad Keselowski passed both Kevin Harvick and Kyle Larson late Sunday to win the first race in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup competition – the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. The victory was Keselowski’s series-leading fifth of the year, and assures him of a pass into the next Chase round.  The top…

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Billy Horschel Wins Tour Championship, FedEx Cup And $10 Million Bonus

Billy Horschel on Sunday posted his 12th consecutive round of golf in the 60’s to win the Tour Championship, the FedEx Cup and the Cup’s $10 million bonus. In late August, Horschel was 82nd in the Fed Ex standings before finishing second at the Deutsche Bank Championship over Labor Day, winning at the BMW Championship…

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Irving, Harden Lead U.S. To 129-92 Victory Over Serbia In Basketball World Cup Final

Kyrie Irving went 6-for-6 from three-point range and scored 16 points, and James Harden added 23 points as the United States routed Serbia 129-92 in Madrid, Spain on Sunday to repeat as champions of the Basketball World Cup. It was the 63rd consecutive win for the Americans, including 45 in official FIBA games and eighteen…

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Penn State Scores With 1:13 Left To Edge Rutgers 13-10

After trailing for the entire game, Penn State scored with 1:13 remaining in the contest to beat Rutgers 13-10 in Piscataway, New Jersey on Saturday night. Sophomore quarterback Christian Hackenberg directed a 6-play, 80-yard scoring drive that was capped off by Bill Belton’s 5-yard touchdown run.  The longest play of the drive was a 23-yard…

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James Conner Sets New 3-Game Rushing Record In Pitt’s 42-25 Win Over Florida International

Pitt sophomore James Conner rushed for 177 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday in Pitt’s 42-25, come-from-behind win over Florida International (1-2) in Miami. In the process, the Erie native set a new record of 544 rushing yards for the first three games of a season, breaking Tony Dorsett’s school record of 487 yards set…

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