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Ohio lawmakers near vote on speeding up lead-water alerts

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:18am
Ohio is moving closer to forcing public water systems to alert residents within two days after lead is found at the tap.
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Update: Arrest Made in Murder of Former Coal Executive

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:05am
Police make an arrest in connection to the murder of a former West Virginia coal CEO.
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WV Couple Arrested for Allegedly Taking Child's Medication

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:27am
A WV couple was arrested for child neglect Monday after police discovered they had allegedly been doing drugs around children.
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The Latest: Bill Cosby is in courthouse for key hearing

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:18am
The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local):
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Pennsylvania towns look like winter wonderland after hail

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:10am
The unofficial start to summer might be approaching but it looked like a winter wonderland in a few central Pennsylvania towns after an intense hailstorm.
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West Virginia begins allowing concealed guns without permits

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:07am
West Virginia now lets people 21 years old and up carry hidden guns without permits or training.
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2 men plead guilty to interstate burglary spree

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 8:06am
Two men prosecutors say stole nearly $2 million worth of merchandise from stores across the U.S. have pleaded guilty.
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34-year-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 7:42am
A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
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Sheriff's office seeks to use drones in southwest Ohio

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 7:26am
A southwest Ohio sheriff's office is working for certification to operate drones that can be used for evidence gathering and in searches.
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Person found dead in burning Allentown apartment

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 6:22am
Authorities are not sure what caused the death of a person found in a burning apartment in Allentown.
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Three Local Student Competing in Scripps National Spelling Bee

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 6:16am
Three local students will represent this area in the Scripps National Spelling Bee that starts Tuesday. Chase Ake of St. John's Central Grade School, Savannah Gatts of Harrison East Elementary, and Marianna Alkhouri of St Vincent de Paul, will all compete in the Spelling Bee. Good luck to these three spellers.
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Doctor charged in pill mill case: Prosecutors are bullies

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 6:13am
A Philadelphia-area doctor accused of trading painkillers for cash and sex called prosecutors bullies on the first day of his trial and says federal agents were out to "pick on the fat guy."
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Man waiting for bus stuck and killed in hit-and-run crash

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 6:10am
Police say a man waiting for a bus was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash in northeast Philadelphia.
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West Virginia House slated for key vote on tobacco tax hike

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 5:13am
The West Virginia House of Delegates is slated to vote on a key tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products.
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Miniseries filmed in West Virginia to debut next month

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:49am
A cable TV miniseries predominantly filmed in West Virginia is set to debut next month.
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West Virginia begins allowing concealed guns without permits

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:01am
West Virginia now lets people 21 years old and up carry hidden guns without permits or training.
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3 West Virginia fire departments get federal grants

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:01am
Three West Virginia fire departments will receive more than $887,000 in federal grants for equipment upgrades.
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Pennsylvania won't pursue $8.9M fine against drilling firm

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:33am
Pennsylvania environmental regulators are not pursuing an $8.9 million fine against a Texas-based energy company previously accused of repeatedly failing to repair a natural-gas well that contaminated groundwater and a...
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Man takes proposed $125k deal in police beating, lawyer says

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:33am
A Pittsburgh man's lawyer says his client has accepted a $125,000 settlement more than six years after the man - who is black - says three white police officers wrongfully arrested him and then beat him.
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2 killed in head-on, wrong-way motorcycle crash

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 3:29am
Authorities say two people were killed when a motorcycle they were on was driving the wrong way and collided head-on with a car about 35 miles southwest of Columbus.
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