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Man Sneaks Through Roof Vent In Failed Beer Theft

A man has been jailed on charges he climbed through a roof vent in a failed attempt to steal two 30-packs of cheap beer from a central Pennsylvania store.

03/23/2013

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Police: Naked Man High On Bath Salts Chases Down Car

Police say a man was high on the synthetic stimulant known as bath salts when he was naked and chased a car down the street in central Pennsylvania.

KDKA-TV–03/11/2013

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4 Dead, 3 State Troopers Injured After Blair County Shooting

New details are emerging as police continue to investigate a shooting spree that left several people dead and three state police troopers injured Friday morning in Central Pennsylvania.

KDKA-TV–12/21/2012

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WWII Battleship Clock Makes Its Way To Local Museum

Today marks the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. And a piece of that historic day is on display for the Pittsburgh community to see — an artifact from a sunken battleship.

12/07/2012

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Ann Romney Talks Debates & Gender Gap During Visit To Altoona

Appearing at a fundraiser at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona, KDKA Political Editor Jon Delano sat down briefly with Ann Romney.

10/15/2012

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Pa. Reports First Meningitis Outbreak In Altoona

Pennsylvania health officials have identified the state’s first case of fungal meningitis linked to a deadly national outbreak involving steroid shots.

10/15/2012

Darin Franklin

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Class AAAA Foothills Conference Outlook

We’re going to keep our preseason coverage going with a series of rapid-fire previews, focusing on the Foothills Conference in Class AAAA, which has stayed chiefly intact through biennial realignment in the district. Furthermore, the WPIAL title candidacy of Gateway, which has dominated the conference for years, remains as strong as ever.

93-7 The Fan–08/31/2012

Gerrit Cole

Pirates’ Top Prospect Promoted

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Cory Giger of The Altoona Mirror reports right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole, the top prospect in the Pirates organization and No. 12 overall in MLB, according to Baseball America, has been promoted from the Double-A Altoona Curve to the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians.

93-7 The Fan–08/29/2012

Kevin Correia

Correia To Start In San Diego Monday Night

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Yesterday the Tribune-Review’s Dejan Kovacevic reported, according to an internal source, that Pirates right-handed pitcher Kevin Correia privately volunteered to pick up the team’s tired pitching staff after a 19-inning win in St. Louis. The team has confirmed Correia will indeed make a spot start, opposing Edinson Volquez, in tonight’s game at San Diego, the start of a three-game set against the Padres.

93-7 The Fan–08/20/2012

Montour vs. Bishop McDevitt

“Mr. High School Sports” – To Defend Spence, Montour Must Attack

Standing in Montour’s way at the shot of a PIAA title is one of the top Class AAA teams and one of the top defensive players in the state.

93-7 The Fan–12/08/2011

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Pirates Minor League Players Of The Year

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pittsburgh Pirates today named outfielder Robbie Grossman their minor league Player-of-the-Year and Kyle McPherson their minor league Pitcher-of-the-Year for the 2011 season. Grossman hit .294 (144-for-490) with 34 doubles, two triples, 13 […]

KDKA-TV–09/23/2011

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Pedro Alvarez Homers For Indy

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Here’s a look at how the Pirates farm clubs and top prospects performed yesterday. Indianapolis (AAA) beat Toledo, 8-3: *SS Pedro Ciriaco: 2-6, 2 runs, Double, RBI, SB (#13) *LF John Bowker: 4-5, […]

KDKA-TV–08/29/2011

Baseball field

Altoona’s Starling Marte Honored

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Altoona Curve outfielder Starling Marte has been named the Eastern League Player of the Week for the week ending August 14th. It is the first career Player of the Week award for Marte. […]

KDKA-TV–08/15/2011

Baseball field

Pirates Farm Report

Indianapolis starter Rudy Owens had an impressive night and Evan Meek continues to show that he’s ready to return to Pittsburgh.

KDKA-TV–05/20/2011

Pirates GM Neal Huntington

Down On The Farm

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Rudy Owens turned in a great performance Monday night, and last night another Pirate top prospect pitched a gem.

KDKA-TV–04/13/2011

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