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Fitzgerald named executive editor of 3 newspapers

JackFM Local News - 4 hours 7 min ago
The chief editor of the Beaver County Times in western Pennsylvania is moving east to take a new job overseeing three newspapers in the Philadelphia area.
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Martins Ferry Holds Early Commencement So Dying Father Can See Daughter Graduate

JackFM Local News - 4 hours 45 min ago
It was a father's dying wish, to see his daughter graduate. His daughter, Brooklyn Kropka-Monroe, was approaching graduation with a heavy heart. Her father, Rod Monroe, in the last stages of cancer, was sent home from the hospital on hospice care. The family feared he might not live to Sunday's commencement. So Martins Ferry School officials agreed to hold Brooklyn's graduation early.
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Murray Energy expects more than 1,800 coal mine layoffs

JackFM Local News - 4 hours 59 min ago
Coal giant Murray Energy expects to lay off more than 1,800 mine workers, most from West Virginia.
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Pennsylvania gains 122 new state troopers

JackFM Local News - 5 hours 7 min ago
Pennsylvania has 122 new state troopers.
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PIAA Track and Field Results

JackFM Local News - 5 hours 43 min ago
Friday's final results from the PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg University:
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Number of Events for Holiday Weekend in Wheeling, WV

JackFM Local News - 5 hours 55 min ago
The 2015 Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon classic is less than a day away and while the big race may be too much for some, there are other race events to get involved in.
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PIAA Track and Field Results

JackFM Local News - 6 hours 7 min ago
The ascent of Madison Wiltrout as a javelin thrower has been truly remarkable.
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Police: Woman smoked synthetic marijuana with child in car

JackFM Local News - 6 hours 52 min ago
Police say a Pennsylvania woman was high on synthetic marijuana with her child dazed and confused in the car.
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Attorney General studying possible medical marijuana plan

JackFM Local News - 7 hours 31 sec ago
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is studying the plausibility of a tightly crafted medical marijuana proposal.
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Train accident kills pedestrian

JackFM Local News - 7 hours 27 min ago
A pedestrian was killed in a train accident in western Pennsylvania.
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Lawyer: Teen may plead guilty in Temple student hit-and-run

JackFM Local News - 9 hours 31 sec ago
A Philadelphia teen has waived his preliminary hearing and will likely plead guilty in connection with the hit-and-run accident that critically injured a Temple University lacrosse player.
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Gay couple has adoption vacated now that they can marry

JackFM Local News - 9 hours 40 min ago
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A gay couple legally recognized as father and son has gotten a judge to vacate the adoption now that same-sex partners can get married in Pennsylvania.
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Police: Trooper fatally shot burglar who pointed BB gun

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 16 min ago
A trooper investigating a burglary at a western Pennsylvania grocery store fatally shot the suspect who pointed what turned out to be a BB gun at the officer.
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Parts of Ernie's Esquire Sold Piece by Piece at Auction

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 26 min ago
It was a hub for fun, food, and entertainment for a number of years in the Ohio Valley. Now all that remains of Ernie's Esquire building has been auctioned off and purchased by a new owner.  
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Police: Man stole money meant to cover son's drug treatment

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 31 sec ago
Police say an eastern Pennsylvania man has been charged with stealing insurance money that was supposed to cover his son's drug and alcohol treatment.
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Pennsylvania shows biggest 1-month jobs gain since recession

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 31 sec ago
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate remained unchanged in April, breaking a string of three monthly increases, as employers added the biggest one-month gain recorded in Pennsylvania since the recession.
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Murray Energy to Announce Layoffs at Mines in WV, OH

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 2 min ago
Murray Energy Corp. spokesperson, Gary Broadbent, confirmed there will be layoffs at several of its mines in West Virginia and Ohio. 
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Wheeling Civitan Club Names Madison Elementary 'School of the Year'

JackFM Local News - 12 hours 4 min ago
The Wheeling Civitan Club has named Madison Elementary School their "School of the Year". Ohio County Schools Superintendent Dianna Vargo presented Madison Elementary School Principal Walt Saunders with a plaque at the organization's regular meeting on Wednesday at the WATCH Center in Wheeling. During the meeting, Vargo also recognized the Civitan “Educator of the Year", “Student of the Year”, and “Parent Volunteer of the Year.” Madison teacher Cathy Whorton was named “Educator of the Year” ...
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Federal Security Officers from Wheeling Honored in Washington, DC

JackFM Local News - 12 hours 18 min ago
Three court security officers from the Wheeling Federal Building are recipients of awards from the US Marshals Service.
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WV Sen. Manchin helps launch Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus

JackFM Local News - 12 hours 22 min ago
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Tim Scott, R-S.C., launched the Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus to raise awareness about prescription drug abuse.
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