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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:04pm
West Virginia public health officials were not trained to respond to a January chemical spill along the Elk River. That's the finding in a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC says...
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This Hour: Latest West Virginia news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:04pm
A federal report says West Virginia public health officials weren't trained to respond to a January chemical spill along the Elk River.
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:04pm
West Virginia public health officials were not trained to respond to a January chemical spill along the Elk River. That's the finding in a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC says...
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This Hour: Latest West Virginia news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:04pm
A federal report says West Virginia public health officials weren't trained to respond to a January chemical spill along the Elk River.
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Ravenstahl grand jury expires; feds mum on probe

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:52pm
A federal grand jury that has heard from several staff and police officials linked to former Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has expired without returning indictments.
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Billionaire to pay $1.5M fine for Kentucky mines

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:40pm
West Virginia billionaire Jim Justice has reached a $1.5 million settlement with Kentucky officials over dozens of reclamation violations at several of his coal mines in eastern Kentucky.
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Lawsuit: Boy, 7, placed in foster home with abuser

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:16pm
A federal lawsuit says a child welfare agency in northeastern Pennsylvania knowingly placed a 7-year-old Scranton boy in foster care with a couple whose 18-year-old adopted son had a history of sexual abuse.
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UPDATE: Resolution to Build Power Plant in Marshall County Passes in 2-1 Vote

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 2:13pm
On Tuesday morning, the Marshall County Commission passed a resolution to begin construction on a proposed power plant by a 2-1 vote, with Commissioner Bob Miller opposed.
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CDC: W.Va. agency was untrained for chem spill

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 1:48pm
A federal report says West Virginia public health officials weren't trained to respond to a January chemical spill along the Elk River.
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New federal mining rule survives court challenge

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 1:48pm
New federal rules that labor officials say could save lives at dangerous mining sites have survived a court challenge from mining industry groups.
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Special counsel recommends W.Va. judge suspension

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 1:48pm
A special counsel is recommending that a Randolph County judge be suspended without pay for four years.
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Pa. fines gas driller for losing control of well

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 1:40pm
State environmental regulators have fined a gas drilling company for allowing natural gas to escape a well in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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Program That Tracks Purchases of Pseudoephedrine at Drugstores Making Dent in Meth Trade

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 1:13pm
A program that keeps track of who is buying pseudoephedrine at drugstores is apparently making a dent in the meth lab business.
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Civil suit alleges sex assault by western Md. doc

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:48pm
A West Virginia woman is suing a disgraced doctor for more than $1.5 million, alleging he sexually assaulted her at a walk-in clinic in western Maryland.
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FitzGerald campaign aides depart in strategy shift

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:04pm
Two top aides to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald have left his campaign, as the struggling challenger to Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) readjusts his strategy less than 50 days before early voting...
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FitzGerald campaign aides depart in strategy shift

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:04pm
Two top aides to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald have left his campaign, as the struggling challenger to Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) readjusts his strategy less than 50 days before early voting...
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VIP Packages Still Available as Commander of Air Force One During 9/11 Attacks Set to Speak in Steubenville

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:40am
The man who commanded Air Force One during the September 11 terrorist attacks will speak to a Steubenville audience on the anniversary of the attacks, Sept. 11, 2014.Retired Air Force Col. Mark Tillman, the nation's 12th presidential pilot, is the net guest speaker in the Herald-Star, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Speaker Series to be held on Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Steubenville High School Auditorium. The event is in part a remembrance of the losses of Sept. 11 and a salute to ar...
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UPDATE: Bond Set at $100,000 for Female Suspects in Jewett Home Invasion, $200,000 for Male Suspect

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:39am
A bond hearing was held on Monday for three suspects in the beating of a 71-year-old man in Jewett home invasion in July.
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Congressman McKinley in Ohio Valley for Full Week of Meetings With Residents

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:38am
Congressman David McKinley is in the Ohio Valley for a full week of meetings, including one held on Monday with residents of Wheeling Island where issues including silt buildup on the back channel of the Ohio River were discussed.Attendees at Monday's meeting included Colonel Bernard Lindstrom, Commander of the Pittsburgh District of the Army Corps of Engineers, Chief Shawn Schwertfeger of the Wheeling Police Department, and Chief Larry Helms of the Wheeling Fire Department, among others.“Lis...
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Child Neglect Charges Dropped Against Ohio County Man, Could Face Trial Again

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:38am
Edward Cole was scheduled to go on trial Wednesday, but now the prosecution says it needs more time to work on the case.\
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