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Wheeling Police Arrest Man For Fleeing and Burglary

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 5:18pm
Wheeling Police have arrested a man for fleeing and burglary Wednesday afternoon. 
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Cosby files latest bid to question accuser before trial

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 5:17pm
Bill Cosby is again fighting for the chance to question his accuser in court before his sexual-assault case goes to trial near Philadelphia.
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Toomey held 3-to-1 cash edge over McGinty with 4 months left

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 5:17pm
Republican incumbent Pat Toomey headed into the last four months of Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race with three times the campaign cash as Democratic challenger Katie McGinty, even after outspending her three-to-one in...
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In Ohio, Trump-less GOP politicking going strong

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 5:16pm
Nine miles from the red-white-and-blue-festooned arena where thousands of Republicans are extolling their new presidential nominee, a different set of Republicans are uttering not a word about Donald Trump as they knock on...
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Justices: No tax break for charter-school property manager

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 4:55pm
A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a nonprofit property management company created by a charter school can't claim a school-related exemption from property taxes.
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Police: Boy Arrested, Charged After Threatening to 'Shoot Up' Martins Ferry

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 4:52pm
An 11-year-old boy from Martins Ferry is charged with inducing panic after threatening to "shoot up" the city during a Facebook Live.
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Police Search for Suspects Who Threw 'Football-Sized' Rocks at Vehicles on I-70

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 4:47pm
Police say rocks the size of a football were thrown directly at cars traveling on Interstate 70 early Tuesday morning. 
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Vet Center reaching out to community

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 4:26pm
The Vet Center in Wheeling is working to make sure all veterans, both men and women, are aware of and are using available veteran services.
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Judge tosses defamation lawsuit against Pennsylvania AG Kane

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 4:21pm
A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, saying any comments she made weren't damaging enough to warrant litigation.
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The Latest: Ex-band director sad Ohio State suit was tossed

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 4:13pm
The Latest on dismissal of a defamation lawsuit filed by a fired Ohio State University band director (all times local):
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Police seek woman in theft of convenience store coffee beans

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 4:07pm
Police in suburban Philadelphia say they have grounds to believe a one-woman string of thefts across four states has been brewing for months and want the public's help in finding her.
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Ohio proposal aims to give cities some control over guns

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:52pm
A proposal in Ohio seeks to give cities the ability to restrict the open or concealed carry of firearms during certain events.
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Weekend Events Could Cause Traffic Woes in Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:38pm
With a major festival and sporting event happening in Wheeling this weekend, it's likely we'll see some backed up traffic. But it shouldn't give you any trouble as long as you plan ahead. 
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US Rep. Joe Kennedy asked to speak at Democratic convention

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:25pm
A Kennedy is being added to the list of speakers at the Democratic National Convention.
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Christie stands by Samson, calls actions 'lapse in judgment'

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:10pm
Gov. Chris Christie is standing by the friend and mentor who pleaded guilty last week to a bribery scheme involving the powerful transportation agency Christie appointed him to lead.
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Pilot injured trying to stop runaway vintage airplane

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:04pm
The pilot of a vintage airplane has been knocked over by the craft's tail and was being treated for a head injury at a Pittsburgh hospital.
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Court reinstates Ohio's Freddie Mac suit over pension losses

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 3:03pm
The federal appeals court in Cincinnati has reinstated Ohio's lawsuit accusing Freddie Mac of defrauding the state's mammoth pension fund by systematically investing in sub-prime home loans.
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Mail Carrier Credited With Saving Lives of 5 People in Jefferson County

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 2:57pm
A mail carrier is being credited for saving the lives of five people from a fire in Jefferson County.  
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Feds order more upgrades to Spectra pipelines after blast

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 2:43pm
A federal agency has ordered a natural gas pipeline company to upgrade three lines buried in western Pennsylvania, including one that has corrosion similar to a fourth line that blew up in April, scorching some 40 acres.
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Crews Replacing Gas Line in Marshall County

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 2:40pm
The slow lane of Route 2 in Glen Dale is closed from 8th Street to Sunny Lane as crews are replacing a gas line. The lane is expected to be closed until August 31, 2016. Officials say to expect delays when driving through this area.
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