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MISSING: State Troopers in McDowell County search for Baron Lambert

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:46pm
Troopers said that Baron Scott Lambert, 27, was last seen in around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. That was in the area of Barlow Hollow which is near Maybeury, WV.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania sports

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:26pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets will not try to fall behind 3-1 on the scoreboard in Wednesday night's Game 4.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania sports

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:26pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets will not try to fall behind 3-1 on the scoreboard in Wednesday night's Game 4.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania sports

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:26pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets will not try to fall behind 3-1 on the scoreboard in Wednesday night's Game 4.
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W.Va. group wants family resource funding restored

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:58pm
A nonprofit coalition is urging Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to restore $1 million in state funding for early childhood and other family resource programs.
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Philly man sentenced to prison for welfare fraud

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:58pm
A Philadelphia man who authorities say used multiple identities to illegally collect public-assistance benefits worth $359,000 has been sentenced to more than a year behind bars.
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Randolph judge says affair didn't affect cases

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:54pm
A Randolph County judge says her past affair with a community corrections chief didn't affect any matters before her.
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McDowell education program gets $300k AT&T grant

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:46pm
AT&T is donating $300,000 to help McDowell County high school students participate in a mentoring and career training program.
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Restaurant plans new statue of Joe Paterno

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:30pm
Fans of the late Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno are planning to commission a new bronze statue of him, and place it across from the school.
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Restaurant sues ex-Cardinal Edmonds over name

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:14pm
A Cincinnati restaurant owner is suing former Cardinals outfielder Jim Edmonds over the name of the Precinct, a restaurant he co-owns in downtown St. Louis.
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BREAKING: Extradition Ordered for Man Arrested in Wheeling and Linked to Virginia Murders

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:08pm
Charles Standard Severance, the man arrested at the Ohio County Library on weapons charges and allegedly linked to three murders in Virginia, will  be extradited back to Louden County, Virginia, after fighting the process for nearly a month.
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Capito asks CDC about inhaling WVa spill chemical

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:54am
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito is asking federal health officials for more information about skin contact and inhaling a chemical that spilled in January.
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Rutgers names new chancellor for Camden campus

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:54am
The dean of the University of Maryland's law school has been named the new chancellor for Rutgers University's Camden campus.
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Kanawha magistrate faces ethics charges

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:42am
A Kanawha County magistrate faces ethics charges stemming from his denial of a domestic violence petition against the county's prosecutor.
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Bible Verse Removed West Virginia School Gym, Team Website

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:41am
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Wood County school officials have removed a Bible verse from Parkersburg South High School's gymnasium and the school wrestling team's website. The team's use of Philippians 4:13 drew a complaint earlier this month from the Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation. The verse states, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Wood County Superintendent Pat Law tells media outlets that the verse has been removed from the team's website, which lin...
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Annual Easter Seals Telethon Sunday

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:41am
The annual WTRF Easter Seals Telethon is set for Sunday, April 27, from a.m. until 6 p.m.The telethon is hosted by WTRF's Brenda Danehart and Scott Nolte along with Jim Conner. Pledges can be called into to 304 233 7100. It will be aired live on Fox Ohio Valley and live-streamed here on wtrf.comResidents are encouraged to spread the word about the Easter Seals Telethon by going to the 7 News Facebook page. For every "share" the Telethon post gets, $1 will go to Easter Seals, up to $1,000, tha...
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Cameron High School One of 48 Schools in the Country to Receive 'Green Ribbon Award'

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:40am
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is recognizing Cameron High School for being among 48 schools from across the country to receive the 'Green Ribbon Schools Award' from the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honors schools and districts that are exemplary in reducing environmental impact and costs; improving the health and wellness of students and staff; and providing effective environmental and sustainability education.Read more ab...
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Barton Man Arrested After Alleged Easter Weekend Axe Handle Attack

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:39am
One man was injured and another jailed after an altercation in Belmont County that made Easter Day anything but festive.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:38am
A Youngstown-based citizens' group says it will no longer take the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines covering the drilling process known as fracking adequately take public safety into account. A...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:38am
A Youngstown-based citizens' group says it will no longer take the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines covering the drilling process known as fracking adequately take public safety into account. A...
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