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West Liberty University names presidential search committee after Capehart resignation

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:31am
The committee tasked with selecting the next president of West Liberty University will begin its search April 28.
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Pa. police search for suspect after man fatally shot in car

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:04am
Police are searching for a suspect in the death of a man shot multiple times in a car in western Pennsylvania.
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Huntington police ID homeless man struck and killed by train

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:52am
Huntington police have identified a homeless man who was struck and killed by a train.
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West Liberty board appoints presidential search committee

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:36am
West Liberty University's board has appointed a committee to conduct a search for the school's next president.
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Indictment: Pennsylvania officer lied about slugging suspect

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:32am
A Pennsylvania police officer has been indicted on charges he deprived a suspect's civil rights by slugging the man in the face and lying in an attempt to justify his actions.
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2nd Philadelphia boy in week dies from hit-and-run injuries

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:16am
Police say a 2-year-old boy has died days after a hit-and-run driver struck him and his mother as they crossed a Philadelphia street.
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Mohegan Sun discusses possible expansion in South Korea

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:08am
The president of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority says tribal officials have met with Korean interests to discuss the possibility of operating a casino near Seoul, South Korea.
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Eagles fans remind Chris Christie he's not in Dallas

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:04am
Boo birds squawked as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie celebrated the opening of Bass Pro Shops in Atlantic City.
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Here is the latest Pennsylvania sports news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:00am
Alfredo Simon tossed two-hit ball over eight innings as Detroit blanked Pittsburgh 1-0 to improve to 8-1, the best record in baseball. Rajai Davis provided the scoring with a sixth-inning homer off hard-luck loser...
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Yeager Airport installs cameras to monitor landslide area

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:24am
Yeager Airport officials have installed remote cameras to monitoring a man-made emergency overrun area that partially collapsed in March.
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W.Va. felon convicted of firearms possession

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:16am
Federal prosecutors say a Bunker Hill man who had 19 guns in his home has been convicted of a weapons charge.
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W.Va. lawmakers set up site with info about tax reform push

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:12am
The Republican-led Legislature has set up a website about their push to change parts of the state tax code.
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Inserts, mailings seek owners of W.Va. unclaimed property

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:08am
State Treasurer John Perdue's office is using newspaper inserts and direct mailings this month in an attempt to locate people with unclaimed property.
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Mother accused of contaminating ill son's IV to be in court

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:08am
A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV at a Cincinnati hospital is scheduled for a court hearing.
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Minor league Hagerstown Suns mark 35 years in city

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:20am
The minor league Hagerstown Suns are celebrating their 35th season despite a sometimes rocky relationship with the western Maryland city they call home.
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Dozens Gather for Candlelight Vigil to Remember Brooke County Teen

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:29pm
Family and friends of a teen killed in an ATV accident gathered to remember him Wednesday night in Wellsburg.Chase Crow was killed on Sunday in Burgettstown, PA, after the ATV he was on crashed.Dozens of people gathered to remember Crow and pay their respects to the beloved teen.Friends of Chase say they were happy that so many people came out to honor him."He was an outgoing person and everybody could love him, he was perfect," said Chase's friend Josh Kolling. "Best person I've ever met.""H...
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A Light of Hope Looks to Raise Awareness and Prevention of Child Abuse

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:17pm
For the 15th year, A Child's Place CASA held the Light of Hope to raise awareness and advocate prevention of child abuse in the Ohio Valley.It started with a few luminaries but after helping 615 children, CASA decided it was safer and easier to use solar powered lights instead.Wednesday night 135 lights lined the walkways at Follansbee's Municipal Park to represent all the children CASA has been able to help this year. Executive Director Rhonda Stubbs says it's a big night for CASA but she wi...
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West Liberty University Announces Search Committee to Find New President

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:10pm
West Liberty University announced the group of people in charge of finding the new leader on the Hilltop.The search committee was announced at Wednesday night's Board of Governors meeting featuring 21 members including students, faculty, alumni and current board members.The search committee includes: Student Government President Evan Newman, Student Government President Elect Allyson Ashworth, Alumnus Jim Frum, Alumnus Jay Duffy, Foundation Board Chairman Rich Lucas, Foundation Board represen...
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Georgia Mom Facing Charges After Party Involving Alcohol, Drugs and Sex

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:46pm
An Evans, Georgia mother has reportedly lost custody of her five children and is facing charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a party at her home involving minors.
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Ohio Jail: Buy Our Underwear - or Else

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:01pm
Buy underwear from the commissary or go commando.That's a new policy from one Ohio jail that's grown tired of finding contraband hidden in undergarments sent to inmates by relatives and friends. Franklin County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $95,000, one-year outside contract to provide T-shirts, socks, bras, men's boxers and briefs, and women's briefs to the county jail.
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