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9 hospitalized after northeast Ohio apartment fire

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:09am
Fire officials say at least 9 people were injured and sent to local hospitals after an apartment fire in northeast Ohio.
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Second bald eagle egg hatches in central Pennsylvania nest

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:45am
A second bald eagle egg has hatched in a central Pennsylvania nest watched by thousands of people on live-streaming video.
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Police: Ex-teacher in 'deep love' lured 11-year-old student

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:45am
Pittsburgh police say an elementary school teacher who resigned earlier this month expressed "deep love" for an 11-year-old student, met with the girl without her mother's permission, and tried to lure the girl into...
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Trial begins for officer charged in K-9's heatstroke death

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:09am
The trial of a northeast Ohio police officer charged with animal cruelty after a police dog died from heatstroke in his cruiser is set to begin.
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Pa. warehouse blaze knocks out power to nearby homes

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:49am
A massive warehouse fire in eastern Pennsylvania is filling the sky with thick, black smoke and cutting off power to nearby residences.
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Parkersburg mayor accuses councilwoman of ethics violations

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:34am
Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell has accused a City Council member of using her office for personal gain.
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Memorial park for victims of Ohio school shooting in works

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:25am
A committee is working to raise funds and finalize design plans for a memorial park to honor the victims of a 2012 northeast Ohio school shooting.
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Authorities investigate racist letter to state police pick

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:09am
Authorities are investigating a racist letter delivered to the home of Gov. Tom Wolf's nominee for state police commissioner.
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Bluefield seeks volunteers for cleanup of mountain overlook

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:53am
Bluefield is seeking volunteers to help with a cleanup of the overlook on East River Mountain.
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Ohio teacher accused of sexually assaulting students resigns

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:41am
The board of education for a central Ohio school district says an elementary school teacher accused of sexually assaulting students has resigned.
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Police: Ohio woman's slaying case presented to grand jury

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:13am
Police say evidence is being presented to a grand jury in the case of a northeast Ohio woman who was fatally stabbed in broad daylight on a downtown Cleveland street two years ago.
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Gov. Tomblin Raises the Stakes for WVU-UK Matchup

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:46am
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin raised the stakes for the West Virginia matchup against Kentucky on Thursday.
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Two Senior Status Judges Appointed in Marshall County Until Vacancy of Judge Karl is Filled

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:29am
A Marshall County judge is a week away from retiring, and two Senior Status judges will be taking his place until the next judge is appointed by Governor Tomblin.
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Fracking Approved Under Ohio River in Marshall County

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:25am
For the fist time ever, officials in West Virginia have come to an agreement to allow fracking under the Ohio River. 
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Brooke County Commissioners Tired of Litter Across the Community

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:24am
Brooke County Commissioners said they are embarrassed and want something done with the amount of litter scattered throughout the county.
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Report: 1 in 3 Kids in West Virginia at Risk of Falling Behind Peers in School

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:22am
One in three kids in West Virginia are at risk of starting school behind their peers, and never catching up, according to the 2014 West Virginia Kids Count Data Book that was released on Tuesday morning.
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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Signs New State Budget After Reducing Funding for Grants and Programs

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:20am
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin signed next year's state budget after reducing about $11 million set aside for a variety of grants and programs.
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Town Hall Meeting Held to Discuss Preventing Local Drug Deaths

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:19am
The push to help those battling drug addiction continued in the Mountain State and right here in the Ohio Valley Tuesday night.
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Man Dies in Tree Cutting Accident

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:12am
One Jefferson County man is dead after a tree cutting accident Tuesday night along State Route 151 near Mingo Junction. Officials believe the 62 year old died after being struck by a tree just before 7 o'clock. The victim's name has not yet been released as officials work to inform all of his family.
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Local Filmmaker Celebrates Nationwide Release of First Movie

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:09am
Memory Lane, a movie made by local filmmaker Shawn Holmes, started generating a lot of buzz last year on the independent film circuit and was critically acclaimed at a number of festivals including the Cannes Film Festival in France. Tuesday Memory Lane was released across the United States."We really didn't expect it to get as big as it did," said Holmes. "My main thing was just to show that I could tell a story. I didn't expect it to be released anywhere."Tuesday Shawn Holmes could tell tha...
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