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Driver dies after truck plunges into West Virginia river

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:18pm
Charleston police say a man has died after his truck hit another vehicle and went into the Elk River.
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Cosby removed from Philadelphia high school's Hall of Fame

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:14pm
Bill Cosby has been removed from a Philadelphia high school's Hall of Fame.
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U.S. Senator From Ohio Wants to Close Gun Law Loophole

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 4:32pm

An Ohio Senator is working on legislation to close loopholes in our visa laws to prevent potential terrorist from sneaking into the United States. 

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Judge Settles Belmont County Feud That Has Reached Epic Proportions

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 4:07pm

A judge had to tell Lou Ann Bennett and Dan Brown not to snipe at each other anymore.Not on social media, not in person, not in any way whatsoever.The hearing was to impose sentence on Brown for a previous case of contempt of court in this ongoing battle.Belmont County Common Pleas Court John Vavra gave Brown 10 days in jail, then suspended all 10, saying he can either donate $500 to the Belmont County Salvation Army or do 50 hours of community service there.

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Wheeling Issues Boil Order For Elm Grove Area

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 4:02pm
The City of Wheeling Water Department has issued a 48 hour boil order in the Elm Grove area. Customers on 102 Sycamore Avenue, 200-307 Jones Street, and 5 Shafer Street are advised to boil water for 48 hours after service is restored.
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Students Receive Playground Expansion at Our Lady of Peace

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 3:35pm

Students at our Lady of peace are rejoicing after receiving an expansion to their playground. Friday morning students as-well-as staff and the generous donors gathered outside to bless and dedicate their new playground. 

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Parents Perfect Reaction to Baby Announcement

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 3:20pm

Many parents-to-be post their memorable moments online for a good laugh or heartwarming tear. This couple did both when they played "The Whisper Game" to announce they're pregnant.

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Arabic speaker briefly kept off flight after complaint

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 3:03pm
A Philadelphia man says he's humiliated after he was briefly stopped from boarding a flight from Chicago when another passenger overheard him speak Arabic, making him uncomfortable.
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High court refusing to hear appeal of man accused in slaying

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 2:54pm
The state's highest court is not going to hear further appeals in the case of a man facing the death penalty in the slaying of a 26-year-old central Pennsylvania woman.
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2 Slippery Rock players among 4 jailed in off-campus heist

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 2:54pm
Two Slippery Rock football players are among four men jailed in a robbery at an off-campus apartment.
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Pennsylvania Amish man runs marathon in traditional clothes

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 2:34pm
A Pennsylvania man turned heads as he whizzed by fellow runners at the Harrisburg Marathon, not because of his speed, but because of his unusual racing attire.
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Lehigh prof, wife convicted of fraud in $700k NASA contract

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 2:10pm
A Lehigh University professor and his wife have been convicted of defrauding NASA for letting graduate students and researchers do the work on a $700,000 project.
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Woman buys entire toy store for homeless youth

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 1:58pm

The holidays bring out Americans' philanthropic impulses. That may be an understatement for Carol Suchman.Suchman told CBS MoneyWatch that she often buys birthday gifts for children in the foster system, and so always is on the lookout for toy stores. 

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Man found guilty of sexually abusing 6 girls in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 1:06pm
A northwestern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of sexually abusing six girls.
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Feds fine metal company nearly $75K for safety violations

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 1:02pm
A powdered metal manufacturer in northwestern Pennsylvania has been fined nearly $75,000 after an employee ended up losing a leg in a compactor accident.
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5 Face Charges in Connection to Martins Ferry Murder

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:43am
Five suspects are in jail Friday morning facing charges of aggravated burglary in connection to the death of 21-year-old Gregg Thompson.Belmont County Prosecutor Dan Fry says the five suspects are directly or indirectly involved in connection with the murder. Fry tells 7News he will sit down Friday afternoon with law enforcement to decide whether or not to file additional charges.Stay with 7News as more details become available.
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Police Discover Mobile Meth Lab in Monroe County

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:32am

A Cambridge, Ohio man is facing numerous charges after Monroe County Sheriff Charles Black says police busted a mobile meth lab.

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Pennsylvania's economy improved in October, as payrolls grew

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:25am
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate showed signs of improvement last month as employers added jobs.
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Funeral home director arrested after bodies found in garage

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:21am
A Philadelphia funeral director has been arrested and charged with abuse of a corpse months after three decomposing bodies were found in a garage.
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W. Virginia attorney general sues 2 Utah-based pharmacies

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 10:45am
West Virginia's attorney general has filed lawsuits against two pharmacies that he's seeking to block from doing business in the state.
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