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Pennsylvania groundhog set to 'predict' whether winter ends

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 1:15am
The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog are set to predict whether we'll have early spring-like weather or have to suffer through the end of winter.
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Mexican man sentenced in Belmont County

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:16pm
A Mexican man, living in Nebraska and working in the pipeline industry, entered two guilty pleas today in Belmont County, in connection with a drunk driving car crash that happened in September. 
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Super Six stays in Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:55pm
Excitement is at an all time high in the city of Wheeling for students, local high schools, and city officials after the big announcement that the Super Six championship will stay in our own backyard. 
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Mayle's Case Heads to Grand Jury

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 7:49pm
The man charged with two counts of child endangerment in the case involving the death of Sara Ann Lathem's baby, case has been bound over to the next Jefferson County grand jury.  Lindsey Mayle made his first appearance in Jefferson County court in front of Judge Michael C. Bednar, who found there to be sufficient evidence for his case to be heard by the grand jury.  
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United Way Of Upper Ohio Valley Calls Upon Volunteer Panelists To Help Decide Which Agency Gets How Much Money

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 5:42pm
Each year, the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley has a tough decision to make--how much money to allocate to each of its member agencies. So they have five all-volunteer allocation panels help them with that. The panelists go out in groups to the various agencies to see how they work and what they do for people. They visit The Seeing Hand, the Salvation Army, Health Right, the Sexual Assault Help Center, Youth Services, Harmony House and more. After a tour of The Seeing Hand, the...
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Demotions overturned for VA officials accused in job scam

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 5:31pm
Federal judges have overturned decisions by the Department of Veterans Affairs to demote two senior officials accused of manipulating the agency's hiring system for their own gain.
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Union: Steelworkers ratify 3-year pact with US Steel

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 5:15pm
Members of the United Steelworkers union have ratified a new three-year contract with U.S. Steel Corp. covering about 18,000 workers at more than a dozen facilities across the country.
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Weirton Man Convicted of Possession of Child Pornography

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:38pm
A Weirton man faces up to 20 years in prison for Possession of Child Pornography.
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Paden City Man Convicted of Unlawful Possession of Firearms

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:36pm
A Paden City man was convicted of unlawful possession of firearms in federal court, on Monday. Kevin Ray Morgan, 40, of Paden City, pleaded guilty to one count of “Felon in Possession of a Firearm.” 
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Report: Kentucky coal at lowest production since 1950s

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:28pm
Coal production in Kentucky has slumped to its lowest level since the 1950s after declining nearly 21 percent in 2015.
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Former Reading council president sentenced to 2 years

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:23pm
A former eastern Pennsylvania city council president has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for taking a bribe in exchange for efforts to repeal the city's campaign finance law.
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Northern Panhandle Head Start Aims to Provide Books to Young Children

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:22pm
Northern Panhandle Head Start is looking for your help to provide books to young children. The books are taken on monthly home visits to families and help children from birth to three years old develop and solidify language. 
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Avenue Eats Re-Opens After Nearly 2-Week Closure

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:11pm
Avenue Eats is back in business. The restaurant re-opened its doors on Monday and it didn't take long for customers to hear the good news and show up in time for lunch.
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Missing Florida Teenager Possibly headed to Parkersburg, WV

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:00pm
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is now asking for the public's help to locate 17-year-old Kaylee Posey.
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1 dead, 1 injured when train crashes into truck at crossing

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 3:51pm
Authorities say one person was killed and another injured in a fiery accident when a freight train hit a commercial truck hauling a flatbed trailer at a crossing in Virginia
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Trial Rescheduled for Jefferson County Man Accused of Rape

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 3:23pm
A man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl was in Jefferson County Court on Monday. 
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Charges dismissed against officer in football game arrest

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 3:15pm
Misdemeanor charges have been dismissed against a Pittsburgh police sergeant in an arrest he made during a high school football championship game last fall.
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Glencoe Teen Arraigned on Murder Charges

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 2:18pm
The Glencoe, Ohio teen accused double murder was arraigned in a Belmont County courtroom on Monday. 
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Duke out of AP men's poll for 1st time in over 8 years

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 1:47pm
By The Associated Press For the first time in more than eight years, Duke is not in The Associated Press Top 25.
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Jury awards $27M to Ohio man injured in 2013 Greyhound crash

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 1:43pm
A jury in Ohio has awarded $27 million to a man who was badly injured in a Greyhound bus accident on a Pennsylvania interstate.
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