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Wheeling Hospital Plans to Replace Care Center

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:01am
Wheeling Hospital plans to replace its continuous care center with a new $22 million facility.West Virginia Health Care Authority has received a notice of intent from the hospital as it plans to seek a certificate of need for the project.Hospital spokesman Gregg Warren says the details of the project will be released if it is approved and the hospital decides to move forward.The hospital plans to renovate the existing Bishop Joseph H. Hodges Continuous Care Center for other purposes.(C...
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Former student sues teacher imprisoned in child porn case

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:54am
A former student says she was impregnated at age 13 and forced to seek an abortion by a central Pennsylvania teacher who's now imprisoned on child pornography and child sexual abuse charges.
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AG: Record store owner employed addicts to shoplift $2M

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:25am
A Pittsburgh record store owner allegedly used heroin addicts to shoplift more than $2 million worth of books, videos, and other products he resold online, and stored in the backroom of his business.
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Inmate pleads guilty to escaping from Salem facility

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:01am
An inmate will spend an additional two years in prison after pleading guilty to an escape charge.
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Philadelphia-area bridge reopening after sinkhole damage

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:01am
A suburban Philadelphia bridge is set to reopen months after it was heavily damaged by sinkholes.
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Plaintiff in Penn State hazing suit, lawyers tour frat house

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 9:53am
A former Penn State student who is suing over alleged hazing toured his former fraternity house with his parents and lawyers for the involved parties.
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Police: Men walk into apartment, find friend fatally shot

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 9:41am
Police are investigating the shooting death of a man whose body was found by friends in a North Philadelphia apartment.
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Cops: Man with bucket of cash and gun threatens car dealer

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 9:33am
Police say a man who appeared to be under the influence of medication or alcohol walked into a car dealership with a bucket containing $39,000 - then threatened to blow up the place and pulled a gun after claiming a worker...
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Pennsylvania to be 23rd state with online voter registration

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 9:25am
State officials are launching Pennsylvania's online voter registration system.
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'Fire hazard' home burns as couple signs deed to buy it

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 9:05am
A western Pennsylvania couple who bought a neighboring home because they feared it was a fire hazard was right: It caught fire while they were at the county courthouse signing the deed.
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Mother of man killed in 2014 shooting spree sues Westover

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:54am
The city of Westover is being sued by the mother of a man killed in a 2014 shooting spree.
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Powerful painkiller found in heroin linked to overdoses

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:54am
Federal authorities have linked a powerful synthetic painkiller to heroin believed to be responsible for four recent overdose deaths in southwestern Pennsylvania.
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Man, 21, shot dead in North Philadelphia

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:41am
Police are searching for a suspect in the shooting death of a 21-year-old man in North Philadelphia.
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Strapped city on hook for mayor's $900,000 in legal bills

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:25am
A financially strapped Pennsylvania city is on the hook for nearly $900,000 in legal bills to defend its mayor against charter and ethics complaints.
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WVU helps Harpers Ferry recover from fire

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:01am
West Virginia University is helping Harpers Ferry recover from a fire that damaged four buildings and nine businesses.
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Teacher priest seeks OK to wear religious habit in classroom

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 7:49am
A Roman Catholic priest who also is a teacher has asked Wood County school officials to allow him to wear his religious habit in the classroom.
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Jury finds Raleigh County man guilty of wife's death in 2014

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 7:25am
A Raleigh County has been found guilty of his wife's 2014 death.
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Firefighters battling blaze at Scranton warehouse

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 7:01am
Fire crews are battling a stubborn blaze at a northeastern Pennsylvania tire warehouse.
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Philadelphia 76ers owner donates $3.5M to local nonprofit

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 6:54am
The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged the largest donation in the history of the Philadelphia Police Athletic League.
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Police exchange gunfire in Philadelphia's Germantown section

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 6:01am
No one was injured when Philadelphia police exchanged gunfire with a suspect in Philadelphia's Germantown section.
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