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Terminating parental rights: State policies vary widely

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 12:09pm
For child-welfare agencies across the United States, it's the ultimate sanction: terminating the rights of parents to raise their own children due to concerns about abuse and neglect.
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Officials break ground on Cedar Point youth sports complex

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 11:16am
The owners of Cedar Point amusement park have broken ground on a $23.5 million youth-sports complex in northern Ohio.
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Jury resumes deliberations Monday in 1989 slayings

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:41am
Deliberations resume Monday in the trial of a New Jersey man accused of having killed two women in north Philadelphia more than a quarter-century ago.
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Ohio seeks adjusted contract rules for minority companies

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:40am
Ohio transportation officials are asking the federal government to adjust rules awarding highway design and construction contracts in hopes it will give more work to minority-owned companies.
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Closing arguments slated in trial in college dorm death

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:25am
Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused of beating and strangling his college freshman girlfriend in her central Pennsylvania dormitory
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Ohio's Republican delegates readying for contested Cleveland

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:24am
Ohio's Republican delegates are moving ahead with planning for a contested national convention in Cleveland that could yet allow their governor to emerge as the nominee.
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Local veterans to be honored in Wellsburg

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:23am
A Wellsburg man is working to bring the experiences of World War II prisoners of war is set to be honored as the Brooke County Veterans Memorial Park Foundation's Veteran of the Year.
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Sanford Center hosts big event for kids

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:08am
On Saturday, the Sanford Center in Moundsville will host Kaleidoscope, an event for elementary school kids by the Gabriel Project.
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The Latest: 2nd funeral to be held in Ohio shooting massacre

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:04am
The Latest on the shooting massacre in rural Ohio (all times local):
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Annual West Virginia Highway cleanup

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 9:55am
Saturday, thousands of volunteers will be on roadways across West Virginia for the annual Adopt-A-Highway spring litter cleanup. Last year, the spring cleanup brought out more than 10,000 volunteers with more than 760 organizations. The volunteers spent a collective 80,000 hours picking up 17,000 bags of trash. The Adopt-A-Highway program is a partnership between the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the West Virginia Department of Transportation's Division of...
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University cafe closed for cleaning after reports of illness

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 9:52am
A cafe on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in western Pennsylvania has been closed for cleaning after more than 40 people reported becoming ill after eating there last week.
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Ohio fishers can free fishing weekend May 7-8

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 9:48am
The state is offering Ohioans the chance to fish for free on public waters that include Lake Erie and the Ohio River.
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Akron Zoo taking name submissions for newborn Snow Leopards

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 9:36am
The Akron Zoo in northeast Ohio is asking people to send in potential names for three snow leopards born in March.
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Ohio EPA says infectious waste bags found at cemetery

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 9:36am
Authorities say biohazard bags containing trash and apparent dried blood from a closed funeral home were found last fall at a cemetery in northwestern Ohio.
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Man stabbed late Friday night in East Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 9:30am
According to the Wheeling Police Department, on Friday, April 29, at 11:50 p.m. a man was reported stabbed in East Wheeling. Wheeling Police and Wheeling Fire Department responded to the 100 block of 12th Street. When officers arrived, they learned  that a Rayland, Oh, man had been stabbed in the chest. The victim was transported to the hospital by Wheeling FD for medical treatment. At this time, his condition is unknown. Wheeling Police have no suspects at this time. Anyone ...
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2 shot during fight over Corvette

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 6:32am
Police in Columbus are investigating after they say two men were shot during a scuffle over a Corvette.
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Pennsylvania GOP delegates voice strong support for Trump

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 3:04am
A solid majority of Pennsylvania Republicans elected this week as delegates to the GOP's presidential nominating convention in Cleveland say they intend to vote for the candidate who won a thumping primary victory in...
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Vigil commemorates 8 slain in Ohio shooting massacre

JackFM Local News - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 2:00am
Clutching lighted candles and launching balloons, hundreds of people have come together to recall eight people killed in a shooting massacre in rural Ohio.
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JackFM Local News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:32pm
Humidity levels will rise as we move through the weekend. Some sunshine for the lunch-hour Saturday. Periods of sunshine with warmer air on Sunday.
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Browns take Ogbah with first pick of 2nd round

JackFM Local News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 7:32pm
The Cleveland Browns have selected Oklahoma State defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah with the first pick of the second round of the NFL draft.
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