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Chester VFW Donates $10,000 for New K-9 in Hancock County, WV

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:00pm
The Bob Milby Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6450 donated $10,000 to the Hancock County Sheriff's Office toward the purchase of a new K9.
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Bank robber ID'd by red beards 1 real, 1 fake is guilty

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:45pm
A man linked to four Pittsburgh-area bank robberies by his red beard, who then wore a fake red beard for two more, has pleaded guilty to all six heists.
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State: Lyme disease risk now present in all 67 counties

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:21pm
Pennsylvania officials are warning residents that there is now a danger of Lyme disease in every county in the commonwealth.
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Mom accused of leaving son in Pa. woods waives extradition

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:09pm
A Philadelphia woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods so she could visit her boyfriend in Maryland will be going back to her home state.
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Man acquitted of charges in 1995 Pennsylvania slaying

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:09pm
A man has been acquitted of murder in a slaying in central Pennsylvania two decades ago.
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Pa. woman in huffing and driving death argues for new trial

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:21pm
A central Pennsylvania woman wants a judge to overturn her conviction in a fatal crash prosecutors say happened minutes after she huffed computer dusting spray.
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Murray Energy subsidiary temporarily idles W.Va. mine

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:17pm
A Murray Energy subsidiary says it has temporarily idled an underground coal mine in Ohio County because of high water levels on the Ohio River.
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Man charged after ex-girlfriend's body found in shed

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:13pm
Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a man was charged with criminal homicide in the stabbing death of a former girlfriend after her body was found in a shed at his home.
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Pa. court throws out challenge to state's education funding

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:45pm
A Pennsylvania court says a legal challenge to the state's system of funding public schools involves political questions that don't belong in the courts.
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Child of Parents Facing Neglect Charges in Jefferson County, OH Dies

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:42pm
The child of a Jefferson County couple charged with neglect after authorities learned the baby was not receiving cancer treatment passed away over the weekend.
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Security Officer at Area High School Under Investigation

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:14pm
A major investigation is underway regarding a private security officer at Union Local High School.


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Judge bars 2 of 3 statements in murder-for-hire retrial

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:13pm
A judge has barred prosecutors from using two of three statements given to police by a man scheduled for retrial in a murder-for-hire case from two decades ago.
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Proposal makes owning chickens in Pittsburgh easier, cheaper

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:09pm
Pittsburgh is about to make it a whole cheaper and easier to bring home birds and bees.
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Ohio County Coal Company Idles Underground Operations

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:02pm
Close to 400 hourly employees have been laid off as the result of high water levels impacting mining operations in Ohio County.
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Largest state workers' union seeks OK for contract extension

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:01pm
Pennsylvania's largest state-employee union is asking its 45,000 members to approve a one-year extension of their contract.
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Judge affirms Kentucky Power purchase

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:57am
A judge has affirmed the right of Kentucky Power Company to purchase part of a West Virginia power plant.
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Remains of 15-20 dogs found along Ohio River near Pittsburgh

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:37am
Police are looking for clues of foul play after 15 to 20 dead dogs were found along the Ohio River near Pittsburgh.
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Man accused of beating woman, setting her afire sentenced

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:37am
A central Pennsylvania man accused of beating a woman and setting her on fire has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison in a plea deal.
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West Virginia gets $5M to repair storm-damaged roads

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:22am
West Virginia will received $5 million in emergency funds from the federal government to fix storm-damaged roads.
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Police search for suspect in Elkins slaying

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:17am
Police are searching for a suspect in a slaying in downtown Elkins.
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