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Police union donates iPads, offers reward in school theft

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 3:04pm
Philadelphia's police union is donating 20 iPads to a Catholic elementary school that's reeling from the theft of more than $17,000 worth of electronics.
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NY formalizes ban on fracking, ending 7-year review

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 2:44pm
New York has formalized its ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas after a seven-year environmental and health review.
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NBC severing business relationship with Donald Trump

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 2:38pm
NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign
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Teen Arrested In Schoolyard Beating Involving Toddler

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 2:19pm
Rowlett police say they have arrested a teenager seen fighting in a now-viral video that surfaced on Liveleak.com.
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Supreme Court execution ruling won't affect Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 2:00pm
Pennsylvania prison officials say the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a drug used in executions won't affect the commonwealth's capital punishment process.
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16-Year-Old Caught Having Sex with 39-Year-Old Pleads Guilty

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 1:34pm
The 16-year-old boy caught during sexual intercourse with a 39-year-old woman has plead guilty to his charges. 
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Woman charged after vehicle damages W.Va. Capitol bench

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 1:32pm
Charleston police arrested a woman after a vehicle went through the Capitol Complex and damaged a bench.
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AEP is Making Efforts to Reduce Tree-Related Outages

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:53pm
Three years after a massive “derecho” or straight line wind storm swept across ten states and left 4.3 million customers without electric service, including the Ohio Valley, Appalachian Power is making efforts to reduce tree-related outages.In the wake of the derecho and “Superstorm Sandy” that struck four months later, the W.Va. Public Service Commission ordered all the state's electric utilities to submit a plan to reduce tree-related outages. The PSC approved Appalachian's cycle-trimming v...
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Ohio, Indiana, Michigan divide money to help Lake Erie

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:43pm
Ohio will get much of the $17.5 million in federal money going to farmers to help reduce the algae problem in Lake Erie.
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Justices rule against EPA power plant mercury limits

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:25pm
The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may only be a temporary setback for regulators.
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Coroner: Work release inmate who died had drugs in system

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:11pm
A coroner says work release inmate who died months after a struggle with police last fall had synthetic marijuana in his system.
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Laughlin Memorial Chapel Providing Summer Jam Program for Ohio County Students

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:09pm
A Wheeling non-profit organization with deep roots is providing local kids with constructive ways to stay off the streets and learn important life lessons this summer.
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Pennsylvania's new treasurer Reese reports for work

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:07pm
Pennsylvania's new state treasurer is spending his first day on the job.
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UPDATE: Rocco Zuccaro's Case Continued

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:55am
The murder suspect who escaped a Weston-area hospital in March was back in court Monday morning.
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School aid formula being considered creates winners, losers

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:19am
A new public school funding formula being considered by the Legislature would create winners and losers as it seeks a way to link the distribution of state aid more closely to need.
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Wolf seeks to reassure state workers, vendors, on budget

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:35am
Gov. Tom Wolf is reaching out to state employees and stakeholders about the possibility that the state government will not have a budget in place when the new fiscal year begins Wednesday.
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Teen killed a chicken every 15 minutes until mom mended relationship with his girlfriend

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:31am
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala- A north Alabama teenager has been arrested after following through on a bizarre threat to kill his mother's chicken unless she mended the relationship between him and his girlfriend.18-year-old Haden Smith was arrested in Elkmont on Thursday andcharged with third-degree domestic violence and criminal mischief.Deputies say Smith threatened to kill one of his mother's chickens every 15 minutes until she contacted his girlfriend's parents and attempt to mend their relation...
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World War II Vet Finally Takes His Sweetheart to Prom 66 Years Later

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:31am
89-year-old Ralph Wozniak never had the chance to take his wife, LaVerne, to prom.Twice during their lives, the Wozniaks missed prom because Ralph went to serve in a war. Nearly seven decades later, the two finally attended one and Ralph was named king."Since 1944 when I joined the Marine Corps until this date today I never thought I'd be a king, and here I am a king," Ralph said of the prom, according to ABC News.LaVerne, 87, and Ralph, 89, have dated since high school and have always loved ...
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Police identify man found in stream under small bridge

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:15am
Police have identified a man found dead in a creek below a small, swinging footbridge, but authorities have yet to say how the man died.
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Pilot tells air traffic controller he has no power

JackFM Local News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:15am
The pilot of small plane that crashed into the roof of a Massachusetts home, killing all three people on board, calmly tells an air traffic controller he has no engine power and is gliding in the minutes before impact.
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