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Detroit museum installs latest round of outdoor art copies

JackFM Local News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:07am
The Detroit Institute of Arts is installing dozens of reproductions of artworks outdoors around the Detroit area for the summer season.
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Ex-W.Va. airport director takes job in South Charleston

JackFM Local News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 3:23am
Former Yeager Airport executive director Rick Atkinson has been named city manager of South Charleston.
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Manchin, acting US rail administrator to lead W.Va. talk

JackFM Local News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 3:19am
Sen. Joe Manchin and the acting administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration will meet with state and local officials to discuss rail safety.
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W.Va. entities surveying public on arts programs

JackFM Local News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 3:11am
Two state entities are asking West Virginians for their opinions on arts programs.
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Cleric suspected of child abuse in US jailed in Australia

JackFM Local News - Fri, 07/24/2015 - 12:31am
An American clergyman suspected of child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania has been sentenced to an Australian prison for molesting three children in Melbourne more than 30 years ago.
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Local Woman Facing Life in Prison After Leaving Dead Baby on Steps

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:31pm
A local woman is facing charges after she allegedly left her dead baby on the campus of Muskingum University.20-year-old Emile Weaver of Clarington is being charged with aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse, and two counts of tampering with evidence.Authorities found the baby's body on the college campus back in April.Local authorities say that the baby was born alive, before being placed in a trash bag where the child suffocated.They say the baby was less than one day old.If convi...
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2 Dead in Movie Theater Shooting, Several Others Injured

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:03pm
An official with an ambulance service in the city of Lafayette, Louisiana, says that a shooting at a movie theater has left two people dead, including the gunman. 
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Unruly Flight Passenger Detained and Beat by Fellow Passengers

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 9:16pm
Passengers on an overnight flight from Hong Kong to Russia used force to restrain an allegedly abusive passenger on the plane.This video shows the man who is believed to be Russian, being punched, kicked, and forced down to the floor by several passengers.
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Competitors Gearing Up for a Bocce Filled Weekend at Italian Festival

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 8:59pm
The boards are set and the polina is ready to roll for one of the largest Bocce Ball tournaments in the Ohio Valley.
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Queen of Queen's Pageant Member Reflects on Experience

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 8:07pm
The OVAC  Queen of Queens Pageant is only one day away.It's a pageant that has been around for decades.One of the pageant's first participants was Mary Kay Haas who represented Wellsburg High School back in 1953.Haas was only 18 years old at the time, but can remember some moments as if they were yesterday.The event took place in the Pine Room at Oglebay and can remember reading the poem "If" for the talent portion.Haas says the pageant made her feel like she was...
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Lyme Disease Rising Locally

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 7:51pm
The number of Lyme Disease cases are spiking in Belmont County.A nurse we spoke to says she has dealt with six cases in the last five weeks. The tell-tale sign of the disease is a bulls-eye rash.
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Jeff Woda to Begin Construction of Housing Projects in Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 7:39pm
For Jeff Woda, giving back to the community that he grew up in was a no-brainer.The WODA group started in Bridgeport, and is now located in Westerville, Oh., with 350 employees.
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US judge schedules guilty plea hearing for WVa exec in spill

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 5:43pm
A federal judge has scheduled a guilty plea hearing next month for the top executive charged in a 2014 chemical spill that contaminated West Virginia's biggest drinking water supply.
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Wheeling Jesuit University Wins Second Commissioners Cup in Three Years

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 5:06pm
It's no secret that Wheeling Jesuit University Athletic programs have enjoyed a lot of success over the years. Now you can add another in a long list of awards the school has received. For the second time in the past three years the Cardinals have won the Commissioners Cup. That's the highest honor given out by The Mountain East Conference. 
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Local Hip Hop Artist Makes National Waves With Positive Message

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 4:47pm
Imagine dreams you've had since you were a child coming true right before your eyes.That's what has happened for a local hip hop artist who was recently selected as an artist to watch in XXL magazine.His name is ELIAS the Profhit, but people closer to him know him as Joshua Elias.
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Cosby mural removed amid details of sex, drugging claims

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 4:42pm
A Philadelphia mural featuring Bill Cosby has been painted over as new details emerge of his testimony in a sexual-assault lawsuit.
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Casino deal is latest to separate gambling from real estate

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 4:22pm
Some casino companies beset by weighty debt and limited financing options are separating their gambling operations from their brick and mortar properties to generate cash. A deal between two companies is the latest example...
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Proposed Shell plant would generate own power a lot of it

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 4:22pm
A proposed petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania would generate its own electricity - a lot of it.
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Prosecution Rests Its Case In Zuccaro Murder Trial

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 4:21pm
The prosecution rested its case in the Rocco Zuccaro trial Thursday afternoon. The defense will start its case at 8:30 Friday morning and expected to wrap up before the afternoon.The trial began Monday and has seen its fair share of witnesses called to the stand, including officers and neighbors. Today, two officers who handled the murder investigation back in February 2013 were called to the stand. Much of today's testimony centered around Zuccaro's car.
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Expanded Flight 93 National Memorial to open in September

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 3:58pm
The National Park Service says a new visitor center at the Flight 93 National Memorial in western Pennsylvania will open Sept. 10.
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