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Mom who did nothing as girl was beaten to death gets prison

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:45pm
A Philadelphia woman accused of doing nothing as her boyfriend beat her 4-year-old daughter to death has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison.
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W.Va. Lawmakers Override Vetoes

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:42pm
The House and Senate in West Virginia overrode both the Prevailing Wage and Right-to-Work vetoes from Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Friday morning. The Mountain State will now become the 26th right-to-work state in the nation. 
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Police: Teacher posed as woman online to get teen girl's pic

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:41pm
A Pennsylvania substitute middle school teacher has been charged with posing as a woman online to get a teenage girl to send him nude photos.
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Lawmakers override veto, will repeal W.Va. prevailing wage

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:25pm
West Virginia is eliminating its prevailing wage for public construction projects.
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Lawmakers override veto, will make W.Va. right-to-work state

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:14pm
West Virginia is set to become the 26th right-to-work state.
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Elite Academy of Hair Design Planning "A Vendor Affair"

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:12pm
Proceeds will benefit O.U.R. Operation Underground Railroad, which helps in the fight against human trafficking as well as the Marshall County Animal Shelter.
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Kroger to Offer Narcan Without Prescription

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:38am
Ohio-based grocery chain Kroger Co. is going to make the heroin overdose-reversal drug naloxone available without a prescription in its pharmacies across Ohio and northern Kentucky. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, joined Kroger officials at a Cincinnati store for Friday's announcement. Kroger says 200 pharmacies will offer naloxone over the counter within a week. CVS said recently it would soon offer naloxone without a prescription at its Ohio pha...
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Livestream of falcon nest in downtown Harrisburg returns

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:01am
A pair of peregrine falcons is back at their nest atop a government building in downtown Harrisburg, and people can watch their activities through a livestream on the Internet.
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IUP reassigns dean after newspaper questions spending

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:01am
Indiana University of Pennsylvania has reassigned one of its deans after a newspaper questioned more than $35,000 in spending linked to him.
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Dominion outlines new national forest route for pipeline

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:43am
Energy companies behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have carved a new proposed route through national forests in West Virginia and Virginia.
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Politics is a disease that needs to be cut out, AG Kane says

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:41am
Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general says politics is a disease in the state that "needs to be cut out."
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No classes at Pennsylvania college as 185 students sickened

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:13am
Classes and weekend activities have been canceled at Ursinus College in eastern Pennsylvania as the school deals with a mystery illness that has sickened at least 185 students.
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Police: Pennsylvania man killed man; friend helped with body

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 9:33am
A man's body has been found buried in the crawl space of a Pennsylvania garage, and police have jailed one man in the death and another on charges he helped hide the killing.
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Water main break causes icy mess in Philadelphia

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 9:05am
A water main break in West Philadelphia is causing an icy mess and disrupting traffic and mass transit.
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Coroner: Couple, 67, found dead in likely murder-suicide

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 9:05am
A southwestern Pennsylvania couple found dead in their home likely died in a murder-suicide.
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Police: Suspect in 4 heists needed money for pet supplies

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 8:57am
A Pittsburgh woman jailed in four recent store robberies told police she needed money for dog food and kitty litter.
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Massive New Jersey Warehouse Burning out of Control

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 7:47am
HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. (AP) - A massive warehouse fire in central New Jersey burning out of control for more than half a day has generated enough smoke to be detected by weather radar and forced some school closures.    
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Fire Breaks out at Steubenville Home

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 7:40am
Crews with the Steubenville Fire Department were on the scene of a house fire right around 6 o'clock, Friday morning. 
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Federal suit filed against railroad in 2014 derailment

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 7:10am
A specialty metals firm in western Pennsylvania is suing a Philadelphia-based railroad after a derailed car hit its building two years ago.
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Philadelphia ending forced firefighter rotation policies

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 7:05am
Philadelphia firefighters will no longer use forced staff rotations.
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