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Landmark designation for Pa. woodworker's complex

JackFM Local News - 9 min 33 sec ago
The former suburban Philadelphia home of a celebrated furniture designer and woodworker has been designated a national historic landmark.
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Pa. township approves permits for airport drilling

JackFM Local News - 30 min 33 sec ago
Supervisors in a western Pennsylvania township have approved permits for a company to drill for natural gas at Pittsburgh International Airport with almost two dozen conditions.
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Ohio teen will get life in stabbing of jogger

JackFM Local News - 42 min 33 sec ago
A 16-year-old boy who was living in a group foster home when he was accused of fatally stabbing a jogger in a central Ohio park last year will be sentenced to life in prison as part of a plea agreement.
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Ohio woman lauded for saving neighbors from fire

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 6 min ago
A suburban Cleveland fire department has taken to social media to credit a woman with saving two disabled neighbors from a fire in their apartment.
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NW Pa. woman convicted of 3rd-degree murder

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 22 min ago
A northwestern Pennsylvania jury has convicted a woman of third-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend last summer, rejecting defense arguments that the gun went off accidentally.
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UPDATE: Juveniles in Stable Condition After Dirt Bike, ATV Collide in Belmont County

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 50 min ago
One juvenile was flown to a nearby hospital following an accident involving an ATV and a dirt bike on Tuesday evening in Belmont County.
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Barton Man Arrested After Alleged Easter Weekend Axe Handle Attack

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 54 min ago
One man was injured and another jailed after an altercation in Belmont County that made Easter Day anything but festive.
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20 Hancock County Residents Report Car Break-Ins

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 55 min ago
Hancock County deputies are searching for suspects following the breaking and entering of a number of vehicles on Tuesday.
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Wheeling Banks Meet with Police After String of Bank Robberies

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 56 min ago
Rich Lucas, the President and CEO of Main Street Bank along with other representatives from every bank with a branch in Wheeling met with Chief Shawn Schwertfeger about the recent rash of bank robberies. The meeting covered what banks are doing to prevent and deter future bank robberies in the Wheeling area. Lucas says that all banks already have policies and procedures in place and each employee is trained how to deal with a robbery and the tips brought up by the Chief and Detectives were ve...
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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Ohio sports news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 58 min ago
The Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 last night. Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno's wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into...
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Wheeling Jesuit University Announces Partnership with City's Recreation Department

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 33 sec ago
The Wheeling Recreation Department and Wheeling Jesuit University will work hand in hand to care for the parks around the college's campus.Wednesday students helped clean up the Pleasanton Ballfield near the back entrance of campus. The first time clean up will become a biannual event and the university will also help out with other projects at the parks as they come up. The Cardinals who were taking part Wednesday believe that the partnership will help strengthen the ties to the surrounding ...
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Wheeling Jesuit University Announces Partnership with City's Recreation Department

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 12 min ago
The Wheeling Recreation Department and Wheeling Jesuit University will work hand in hand to care for the parks around the college's campus.Wednesday students helped clean up the Pleasanton Ballfield near the back entrance of campus. The first time clean up will become a biannual event and the university will also help out with other projects at the parks as they come up. The Cardinals who were taking part Wednesday believe that the partnership will help strengthen the ties to the surrounding ...
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Fracking Foes Challenge Ohio Earthquake Assurances

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 14 min ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A concerned citizens' group in a northeast Ohio region where earthquakes have been tied to fracking says it won't take the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines adequately address public safety. Youngstown-based Frackfree Mahoning Valley plans a news conference Wednesday to discuss persisting concerns. A state geologist's finding released last week for the first time linked earthquakes in the Utica Shale to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a technique...
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Extradition Ordered for Man Arrested in Wheeling and Linked to Virginia Murders

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 15 min ago
Charles Standard Severance, the man arrested at the Ohio County Library on weapons charges and allegedly linked to three murders in Virginia, will  be extradited back to Louden County, Virginia, after fighting the process for nearly a month.
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UPDATE: Officers Bringing Cadiz Murder Suspects Back to the Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 16 min ago
Two murder suspects will soon be making a trip back to the Ohio Valley.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 58 min ago
A correction officer taken hostage by three inmates at an Ohio county jail has been released unharmed, and the inmates have been taken to a maximum-security facility. Officials say the inmates grabbed and handcuffed the...
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Philly newspaper lawyers to argue auction rules

JackFM Local News - 3 hours 46 min ago
A judge could decide Thursday whether Philadelphia's largest newspapers will be sold through an open auction or a sealed bid process.
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W.Va. poet laureate to address W. Liberty grads

JackFM Local News - 3 hours 50 min ago
West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman will be the guest speaker at West Liberty University's spring commencement.
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Kanawha prosecutor barred from child abuse cases

JackFM Local News - 3 hours 54 min ago
Special prosecutors are being installed to handle child abuse cases in Kanawha County.
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - 3 hours 58 min ago
The Obama administration is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease. Top Labor Department officials unveiled the long-awaited rule Wednesday at an event in...
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