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Water Donation Leaves the Ohio Valley Bound for Flint, Michigan

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 9:53pm
As thousands in the Flint, Michigan area work to figure out the on-going water crisis involving lead in their water, help is now on its way from the Ohio Valley.
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Sports memorabilia vendor charged with selling counterfeits

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 8:28pm
The former owner of a group of internet sports memorabilia businesses with facilities in Maryland and Pennsylvania has been charged with dealing in counterfeit and fraudulent items.
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Pennsylvania revokes license of center housing immigrants

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 6:24pm
Pennsylvania officials are revoking the license of a residential facility that's one of three detention centers the federal government uses to house asylum-seeking immigrant families.
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W.Va. governor lifts snow emergency for hardest-hit counties

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 5:28pm
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has lifted a state of emergency that remained intact for four counties following cleanup of the recent winter storm.
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Penn State officials talk possible Beaver Stadium renovation

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 5:20pm
Penn State officials say they'd prefer to renovate Beaver Stadium instead of rebuilding the 107,000-seat facility.
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Bill Introduced for Lawmakers to Pass Drug Tests

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 5:07pm
The bill introduced would require lawmakers to take a drug test before each voting session.
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School bus driver charged with sexually abusing 2 students

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 4:56pm
A school bus driver from southeastern Pennsylvania has been charged with sexually abusing two special needs students.
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APNewsBreak: US declares 22 Clinton emails 'top secret'

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 4:48pm
The Obama administration confirmed for the first time Friday that Hillary Clinton's unsecured home server contained closely guarded government secrets, censoring 22 emails with material requiring one of the highest...
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Regulators nix Constitution Pipeline's tree-cutting request

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 4:47pm
Federal regulators have rejected the Constitution Pipeline Company's request to cut trees in New York along the proposed route of its 124-mile natural gas pipeline before a critical state permit is issued.
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3 Chosen to be Interviewed for Steubenville City Manager Position

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 4:44pm
Interviews for the next city manager of Steubenville will be held Saturday. Out of the seven applications received, three were chosen to be interviewed. 
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Boil Order Issued for Parts of Weirton

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 4:25pm
The Weirton Area Water Board has issued a boil order for all businesses and residents of Powers Road, Victor Street, and Jameson Street. On Friday afternoon, crews were sent to repair a water line on Powers Road. After repairs were completed the lines were thoroughly flushed and refilled. Customers should boil water for 48 hours after service is restored.
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Snake bites boy, Grandma dies, Family sues

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 4:09pm
A family from Alabama plans to sue Disney World after they say an escaped snake at Disney's Animal Kingdom dropped from a tree and bit a boy, which led to the death of the boy's grandmother. 
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New Cumberland Trying to Preserve Historic Downtown while Ushering in New Industry

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 4:00pm
New Cumberland city leaders continue to push for projects that will help industrial development throughout the city, but not just that, one of the projects they are working on will protect the historical village and improve safety in the downtown.   
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Pennsylvania officer charged with attempted rape of woman

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 3:51pm
A western Pennsylvania police officer has been jailed on charges he tried to rape a woman last month.
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Couple robbed at gunpoint, home set ablaze; daughter missing

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 3:39pm
Police searched Friday for the adult daughter of a couple who were robbed at gunpoint and bound with duct tape before their home was set ablaze. The missing woman's boyfriend and another man are in custody in the attack.
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Deadline for candidate filing approaches in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 3:30pm
The deadline to file to run for public office in West Virginia is approaching.
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Pennsylvanians urged to read Zika virus travel advisories

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 3:27pm
Health officials are asking Pennsylvanians to pay attention to travel advisories as they test six to eight people for the mosquito-borne Zika virus. No cases are confirmed yet.
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Bucknell University to get $20M gift, largest in its history

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 3:16pm
A Bucknell University alumnus has pledged $20 million to the central Pennsylvania school.
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Fight leads to stabbing on Philadelphia bus

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 3:16pm
A fight between two riders on a Philadelphia bus ended with one man stabbed and the other fleeing the scene.
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Police Arrest 3 Allegedly Transporting Heroin, Crack Cocaine From NYC to Weirton

JackFM Local News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 3:15pm
Officials with the Hancock-Brooke-Weirton HIDTA Task Force say they have arrested several suspected drug dealers transporting heroin and crack cocaine to the area.
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