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Police: 2 men found shot to death in Philadelphia home

JackFM Local News - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 4:15am
Authorities are looking for the gunman they say shot and killed two men inside a Philadelphia home.
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Group of parents accuse school district of discrimination

JackFM Local News - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 4:15am
A group of parents say a high-performing suburban Philadelphia school district is discriminating against black students by giving them more suspensions and putting them in lower-level courses.
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Syracuse zoo gets 13-year-old male African lion

JackFM Local News - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:15am
The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse has a new arrival - a 13-year-old male African lion.
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Federal court officials warn of jury service scam

JackFM Local News - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:03am
Federal court officials in the Southern District of West Virginia are warning residents about a scam involving jury service.
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Hearing on high school stabber's adult status continues

JackFM Local News - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 2:52am
A teen who stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school could soon learn whether he'll be tried as an adult or have his case moved to juvenile court.
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Public hearing to be held on planned Robinson Grand project

JackFM Local News - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 2:07am
A public hearing on the planned restoration of the Robinson Grand Theater is set.
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'Honey's Angels' provides needy families with holiday meals

JackFM Local News - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 12:47am
A Philadelphia woman is honoring her late mother by providing Thanksgiving meals to more than 200 area families.
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Terrorism discussion at Wheeling Jesuit unites students and staff

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 11:27pm

In the aftermath of the tragic attacks in Paris--people all around the world are fearful--could it be my city, state, or country attacked next?

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Gone Before His Time: Randy Stephens

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 8:07pm

Fighting tough news with grace and perseverance is not an easy task to take on, but Randy Stephens faced his battle with the strength many adults can't even fathom. 

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Local Army Veteran Loses Everything After Flames Engulf His Home

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 7:49pm

Just days before Thanksgiving two Jefferson County families lose everything in separate house fires.

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Senate begins debate on measure to kill school property tax

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 6:55pm
The Pennsylvania Senate is beginning debate on a measure to eliminate school property taxes statewide by replacing the money with increases in state tax rates on sales and income.
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US Steel temporarily idling Granite City works

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 6:23pm
U.S. Steel will temporarily idle its Granite City Works steelmaking and finishing operations, putting about 2,000 workers off the job indefinitely.
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Millions Expected to Travel for the Holiday

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 6:14pm

Thanksgiving is just days away and for many of you that means you will be traveling to see your family members. 

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Leader of PA to WV heroin trafficking network convicted in federal court

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 5:33pm

Christopher T. Gyorko, 31, of Pittsburgh, is alleged to have orchestrated and managed a drug trafficking operation in which heroin was transported across state lines from Pittsburgh into Ohio and Marshall Counties, as-well-as locations in Ohio, for redistribution and sale.  

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Chesapeake fined $1.4M for slide at Pennsylvania drill site

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 5:31pm
Chesapeake Energy is agreeing to a $1.4 million fine stemming from a 2011 landslide as a drilling site in southwestern Pennsylvania that damaged several streams.
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4 days of deliberations and no decision in Blankenship trial

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 5:27pm
Jurors have recessed after their fourth full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
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Ohio man convicted of unlawful possession of firearms

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 5:26pm

An Ohio man was convicted of unlawful possession of a firearm in federal court on Monday.  

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Monroe County Puts Finishing Touches On Plans For New Jail

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 5:03pm

The Monroe County sheriff says the current system of farming out prisoners to other areas outside the county is too expensive and time-consuming to continue.The old Monroe County Jail is falling apart, literally--with sandstone blocks crumbling into dust when they are touched.It's been more than a year since they've been allowed to house prisoners."We had a lot of violations," said Sheriff Charles Black Jr..

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Ohio Valley Christian Soldiers Help Over 20 Local Organizations

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 5:00pm

Over 20 local organizations that that help the needy received some help of their own on Monday. The Ohio Valley Christian Soldiers handed out over $40,000 in donations at the Belmont Hills Country Club. 

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Students Remember Coach Lost in Fatal Accident

JackFM Local News - Mon, 11/23/2015 - 4:50pm

A local high school is morning a coach tragically killed over the weekend in Harrison County. Christy Mencer is being remembered as a wife, mom, and at  Harrison Central Junior High and High School, as a devoted coach. 

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