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Man faces sex charges due to answers on state police test

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:36pm
State police have charged a Pennsylvania man with having sex with a minor based on answers he allegedly gave during a polygraph pretest while applying to become a state trooper.
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Democrats schedule nominating convention for July

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:32pm
The Democrats still don't have a city for their 2016 presidential nominating convention, but they now have dates.
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DA: Ex-volunteer firefighter, 20, lured and raped children

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:20pm
A former suburban Philadelphia volunteer firefighter has been arrested on charges he lured, groomed and sexual assaulted 14 children ranging in age from 8 to 14 years old.
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Student stopped at airport over Arabic flashcards wins $25K

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:12pm
A college student detained at an airport over Arabic language flashcards that included the word "bomb" has won a $25,000 settlement from the federal government.
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Second retired turnpike worker gets stiff child porn term

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:00pm
A retired Pennsylvania Turnpike worker has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for having another since-retired co-worker email sexually explicit pictures of a 12-year-old girl to him.
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Ohio school chief accused of obstructing drug investigation

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:56am
A northern Ohio school superintendent has been accused of blocking a drug investigation at a middle school.
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Lawyer: Man sentence for crime he can't recall after wreck

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:44am
A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall since a brain injury suffered in a car accident.
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Pa. police first thought couple buried in yard had fled town

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:28am
A trooper says he initially suspected the parents of a missing northeastern Pennsylvania pharmacist helped him and his girlfriend vanish.
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Slippery Rock gets OK to pursue physician assistant program

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:16am
Slippery Rock University has gotten state approval to pursue a graduate degree program for physician assistants who would be trained to work in rural areas with special needs patients.
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Block grant funding topping $14m heading to W.Va. localities

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:45am
More than $12 million in federal funding is heading to 14 infrastructure projects in West Virginia. Gov. Earl Ray Tomlin announced the Small Cities Block Grants on Thursday, adding that more than $27 million in other government funding will be used to support those projects.
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Ohio coal producer withdraws state park mining permit

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:42am
A Coal producer has withdrawn its request to the state to allow it to mine under a portion of a park in eastern Ohio.
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Police: Pa. man watched as girlfriend raped boy, 12, in 2011

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:40am
Police say a central Pennsylvania man watched as his girlfriend raped a 12-year-old boy and then had sex with her in front of the boy.
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Goodyear recalls SUV tires due to tread cracks

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:39am
Goodyear is recalling about 48,500 SUV tires after finding small cracks in the tread during endurance testing.
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Ohio unemployment rate drops to 4.8 percent in December

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:37am
Ohio's unemployment rate has dropped to 4.8 percent, its lowest since September 2001 and the fourth consecutive monthly decrease.
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2 directors working in Pa. open-records office

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:36am
The man who calls himself the executive director of Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records is on the job - and so is the agency's acting executive director.
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Flight 93 Memorial superintendent going to Washington post

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:28am
A National Park Service official who managed the development of the Flight 93 Memorial in southwestern Pennsylvania has been promoted to a job in Washington, D.C.
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Ohio County WV delegate Fluharty sponsors lobbyist bill

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:18am
As the bill is currently written, current party chairmen would be "grandfathered in," and allowed to continue to serve as lobbyists.
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Ohio store that caught fire robbed with deputy chief inside

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:15am
Authorities say a deputy fire chief in Ohio and a store owner were held at gunpoint during a robbery that happened just after firefighters put out a fire in the building.
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Pennsylvania jobless rate falls to latest post-recession low

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:08am
Pennsylvania's jobless rate fell by three-tenths of a percentage point in December for the third straight month, as payrolls crept higher.
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Ohio coal producer withdraws state park mining permit

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:03am
A coal producer has withdrawn its request to the state to allow it to mine under a portion of a park in eastern Ohio.
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