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Harrisburg’s Jennifer Brady into 1st Grand Slam final at Australian Open

Brady, who is from Harrisburg, had previously appeared in only one major semifinal, at last year’s U.S. Open, where she lost to eventual champion Naomi Osaka in three sets.

By The Associated Press

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Grant Jackson, winning pitcher in Pirates’ 1979 World Series Game 7 win, dies at 78

Known for bringing the ball far behind his back and then slinging it toward the plate, Jackson was 86-75 with 79 saves and a 3.46 ERA in 692 games from 1965-82. He was 3-0 with a 2.55 ERA in 13 postseason appearances.

By The Associated Press