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West Virginia gets $5M to repair storm-damaged roads

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:22am
West Virginia will received $5 million in emergency funds from the federal government to fix storm-damaged roads.
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Police search for suspect in Elkins slaying

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:17am
Police are searching for a suspect in a slaying in downtown Elkins.
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Police: Man drove for miles with another on hood after fight

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:13am
Police say a Pittsburgh man drove for several miles through seven communities with a man clinging to the hood of his vehicle after an argument.
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Wolf pitches property tax plan to township supervisors

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:57am
Gov. Tom Wolf is telling Pennsylvania's local officials his property tax cut plan will help them.
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Mooney gets familiar W.Va. GOP US House challenger in Reed

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:49am
Republican Congressman Alex Mooney has a contender within his party eyeing his seat.
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Students at Pa. High School Organize 'Anti-Gay' Day

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:40am
Students at the McGuffey High School organized the “anti-gay” day on April 16 after several students participated in a day of silence, where those who want to show support for LGBT rights don't speak for a day.
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Ex-dentist gets prison for sex assault of drunk woman, 20

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:29am
A former Pittsburgh-area dentist will spend three to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting a 20-year-old houseguest.
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Man Attacked in East Wheeling, Authorities Investigating

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:23am
A man is recovering after authorities say he was attacked and robbed by another man along Byron Street in East Wheeling.
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Philadelphia Gas Works urged to replace aging pipelines

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:05am
State regulators say Philadelphia Gas Works could borrow money or aggressively raise service rates to whittle down the 65-year timeline the city-owned utility is on to replace its most dangerous pipelines.
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Philly police ID suspect in Easter Sunday strangulation

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:05am
Police say they've identified a Jamaican national living in a nearby community as a suspect in the Easter Sunday strangulation of a woman in West Philadelphia.
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Hearing set for guard charged with assaulting cuffed inmate

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:49am
A hearing was set to determine whether a Pennsylvania county jail guard will stand trial on charges he assaulted a handcuffed inmate by pushing him backward so hard that he hit his head and suffered a seizure.
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DEP wants 'significant' Sunoco fine for drilling mud spills

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:33am
The state Department of Environmental Protection is negotiating a "significant" fine with Sunoco Pipeline for thousands of gallons of drilling clay that a subcontractor spilled into several western Pennsylvania creeks.
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Blue Bell Recalls Ice Cream Products Over Contamination

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:32am
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its products on the market after two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.  
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3 convicted in Charleston slaying to be sentenced in May

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:30am
Three people will be sentenced in May on charges stemming from the slaying of a Charleston man.
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Fan hit in back of head by foul ball at Cubs-Pirates game

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:25am
The Pittsburgh Pirates game against the Chicago Cubs was delayed 23 minutes Monday night after a female fan behind home plate was hit in the back of the head by a ball off the bat of Starlin Castro.
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5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:21am
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
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Erie police: 6 boys attack woman, steal her wallet, flee

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:21am
Police in northwestern Pennsylvania say six boys ranging from 12 to 15 years old are facing charges after they ganged up on a woman, punched her in the face, then stole her wallet.
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Procter & Gamble says state's figures for W.Va. plant wrong

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:01am
Procter & Gamble says the state's figures for its planned manufacturing facility in the Eastern Panhandle are wrong.
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Judge considers releasing video of officer-involved shooting

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 8:41am
A Pennsylvania judge is considering whether to release video that police say shows an officer fatally shooting an unarmed man.
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Crews excavating site of underground mine fire in White Hall

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 7:57am
Crews are excavating the site of an underground mine fire in Marion County that has burned for several months.
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