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More Than 49 Schools Still Closed or Delayed As Temperatures Drop Into The Teens

JackFM Local News - 35 min 51 sec ago
 More snow fell overnight adding to the headache. People should continue to travel with care throughout today. Over 6 inches of snow has fallen in some of the higher elevations.
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2 men accused of sex trafficking indicted on charges in Ohio

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 51 min ago
Two men accused of sex trafficking have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Cincinnati.
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Ohio guard unit won't be needed to fight Ebola in Africa

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 59 min ago
A Columbus-based Ohio National Guard unit won't have to go to West Africa as previously planned to help control the Ebola outbreak in the region.
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Parking allocated for veterans with Purple Hearts in SW Ohio

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 59 min ago
Designated parking for veterans awarded the Purple Heart military medal have recently gone up at some parking lots in a southwestern Ohio county.
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Man gets 6 years in prison in Ohio fraternity stabbing

JackFM Local News - 1 hour 59 min ago
A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of attempted murder in the stabbing a central Ohio college class president while he slept in his fraternity house.
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Elections chief: 70 local races, issues decided by 1 vote

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 3 min ago
Ohio's top election official is reminding residents that every vote matters after a review of recent election results found some nail-biting contests.
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Report says 98 arrested last year for Ohio human trafficking

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 7 min ago
A report says police departments made 98 arrests last year during human trafficking investigations in Ohio, identifying 181 potential victims
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What you need to know about northeastern US snowstorm

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 27 min ago
By The Associated Press The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring anywhere from a few inches to a couple of feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine....
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US funding programs aimed at helping W.Va.'s homeless

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 42 min ago
West Virginia is receiving $6.7 million in federal funds for projects aimed at helping the homeless.
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W.Va. agencies centers taking applications for heating aid

JackFM Local News - 2 hours 59 min ago
Low-income West Virginia residents who need a hand to pay their winter heating bills can start applying for federal assistance.
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Millions hunker down as Northeast storm totals downgraded

JackFM Local News - 3 hours 3 min ago
Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.
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WVU Foundation reports milestone in drive for $1 billion

JackFM Local News - 3 hours 15 min ago
The West Virginia University fundraising campaign has topped the 80 percent mark in its quest to raise $1 billion.
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Philadelphia schools, city offices closed Tuesday

JackFM Local News - 4 hours 7 min ago
All public and Catholic schools in Philadelphia will be closed Tuesday along with city offices as residents cope with the massive storm hitting the Northeast.
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All eyes are on coastal towns in New York and New England.

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:14pm
Blizzard conditions will develop along the coast when strong gale-force winds combine with heavy snow and low visibilities. The greatest snow totals will likely occur in parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.  
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Couple charged in pet ferret attack in infant

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:39pm
A Philadelphia-area man and woman have been charged with child endangerment following an attack on their newborn by a trio of pet ferrets.
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Official: No plans to close Philadelphia airport

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:03pm
Officials say airlines operating at Philadelphia International Airport have canceled most flights on Tuesday, but there are no plans to close the airport during the storm.
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Pennsylvania drivers warn storm may bring restrictions

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 8:03pm
Transportation officials in Pennsylvania are warning drivers that restrictions may be imposed during the winter storm.
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Bids Opened to Drill Beneath State-Owned Lands in Marshall; Wetzel Counties

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:35pm
Companies have bid millions of dollars to drill for oil and natural gas beneath several state-owned lands in West Virginia.
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Court rules against Penn State alumnus seeking emails

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:23pm
A state court has blocked a bid by a Penn State alumnus to gain access to email exchanges between the state attorney general's office and an independent group that was investigating the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse...
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West Virginia Legislature Takes Up Greyhound Racing

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:18pm
A study commissioned by state lawmakers says greyhound racing subsidies are a bad investment and should be eliminated.
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