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Saturday Should Be Cold And Dry. Trouble Possible Sunday.

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:58pm
Travel problems are expected as light snow overspreads our area Sunday morning.

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EPA Orders CSX to Clean Up Train Crash Site in Fayette County

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:54pm
Friday, the US EPA ordered CSX to clean up and restore the area affected by the derailment in Fayette County.Under EPA's order, CSX must first develop and submit a comprehensive plan for all the areas impacted by the derailment.Some of the things specifically mentioned in the order are: the company will continue water monitoring and testing, oil recovery from the local waterways, and regularly inspect the boom located along the river.A train derailed on February 16 spilling thousands of gallo...
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Ohio Attorney General's Office Helping Ohio Valley Landlords

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:35pm
Staff members from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office paid a visit to Belmont County on Friday.
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E.M.A. Officials Watching for Ice Jam Flooding

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 8:19pm
Creek jam flooding could be slamming the Ohio Valley by next week.
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FBI Investigating After Threat Made Against Federal Building in Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 7:42pm
The roads around the Federal Building have been reopened to traffic but earlier Friday Wheeling Police had blockaded off two blocks around the Federal Building as a precaution and the building was completely evacuated.Police say 911 received an automated message early this morning that threatened the Federal Building."At approximately 8:52 this morning a threat to the Wheeling federal building came in through 911 dispatch," said Sgt. Gregg McKenzie of the Wheeling Police Dept. "At that time, ...
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W.Va. first lady to retire as community college president

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 6:19pm
West Virginia first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin says she's retiring as president of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.
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Authorities arrest 2, seek another in fatal heroin overdose

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 5:55pm
Authorities have arrested two people and are looking for a third in connection with several fentanyl-laced heroin overdoses that killed 22 people in western Pennsylvania last year.
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Priest placed on leave due to sexual misconduct allegations

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 5:07pm
A Roman Catholic priest in western Pennsylvania has been placed on leave due to sexual misconduct allegations dating back more than three decades.
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Bank fined $1.5M for ignoring judge's suspicious activity

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:56pm
A bank in northeastern Pennsylvania has been fined $1.5 million for failing to file suspicious activity reports linked to a juvenile justice scandal.
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W.Va. Senate leader: "Right-to-work" bill dead this session

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:39pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael says a push to make West Virginia a right-to-work state is dead this session.
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Ex-school worker pleads guilty to obstruction in rape case

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:27pm
Prosecutors in Ohio say the remaining charges related to the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two high school football players have been resolved with a guilty plea by a former school employee.
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Woman gets jail for stealing, euthanizing sick man's dog

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:55pm
A Pittsburgh woman will spend three to six months in jail for stealing her cancer-stricken neighbor's dog and paying to have it euthanized.
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Shorted-out light lands Toronto-bound flight in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:51pm
A Toronto-bound jet with 35 people aboard has landed safely at a Pennsylvania airport after smoke from a shorted-out cabin light prompted the captain to declare an emergency.
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Internet activists use Grumpy Cat in aerial jab at Comcast

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:51pm
Internet activists took an aerial jab at Comcast to celebrate new government rules affecting the Philadelphia-based corporation.
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Convicted slasher's dad pleads to fatally shooting his mom

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:43pm
The father of a man imprisoned for slashing the throat of a Pittsburgh bicyclist has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to fatally shooting his own mother, and will spend 20 to 50 years in prisons or mental hospitals.
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Pirates call it sickening to see 'Jihadi John' in team hat

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:19pm
The Pittsburgh Pirates say it's "absolutely sickening" to see a photo of the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" wearing a Pirates hat.
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US rig count decreases 43 to 1,267

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:57pm
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 43 this week to 1,267 amid depressed oil prices.
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US rig count decreases 43 to 1,267

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:55pm
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 43 this week to 1,267 amid depressed oil prices.
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W.Va. lawmakers clears bill touted by state's coal industry

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:54pm
West Virginia lawmakers have approved a proposal lauded by the struggling coal industry and criticized as dangerous for worker safety by the miners' union.
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First Person Indicted by Steubenville Rape Case Grand Jury Pleads Guilty

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:54pm
William Rhinaman, of Mingo Junction, has pleaded guilty to a second degree misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business. He was the first person indicted back in October 2013 by a Special Grand Jury. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine had the Special Grand Jury review whether additional crimes were committed regarding the Steubenville teen rape case.
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