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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:05pm
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin says the mining industry needs to speak up about coal's role in providing the nation with safe and affordable power. Manchin is leading the fight on Capitol Hill against a White House...
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8-year-old boy shot in head dies in central Ohio

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:03pm
Police in central Ohio say an 8-year-old boy has died days after being shot in the head, and they expect to file updated charges against the suspect.
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Union PAC donations, not names, ordered released

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:00pm
Pennsylvania's open records agency says the state government has to disclose the amounts of donations to political action committees that are taken directly out of public-sector union workers' paychecks, but the...
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Man Arrested After Allegedly Running Hancock County Meth Lab

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:58pm
A Hancock County man is in police custody after allegedly manufacturing methamphetamines.
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W.Va. jobless rate inches up in March

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:44pm
West Virginia's unemployment rate inched up in March to 6.1 percent.
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Pa. doc license suspended after investigation

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:44pm
A central Pennsylvania family physician has been temporarily barred from practicing medicine amid claims she failed to properly disinfect equipment and put patients at risk of infection.
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Train Kills Man Lying on Tracks in Western Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:33pm
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania man has died after lying on train tracks and being struck by a locomotive, but investigators still don't know why that happened.
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Prescription Drug Take-Back Event to Be Held Across the Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:32pm
Riesbeck's is holding a drug take-back across the Ohio Valley on April 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This is the eighth year Riesbeck's has partnered up with Cardinal Health and the DEA to provide a
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Ohio Man Charged for Drone Flight That Hindered Landing of Medical Helicopter

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:32pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man is facing charges after deputies say a video camera-equipped drone he was flying over an accident scene hindered the landing of a medical helicopter. But Kele Stanley
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WEB EXTRA: Wheeling Nailers Coach Discusses Upcoming Kelly Cup Playoff Series

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:31pm
The Wheeling Nailers are about to embark on a journey to the Kelly Cup finals, but first they must defeat the South Carolina Stingrays in a seven-game series that begins this weekend in Charleston, South
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Elderly Couple Victims of Wintersville Home Invasion, Four Suspects Sought

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:29pm
Authorities in Jefferson County are searching for four suspects responsible for terrorizing an elderly couple in a home invasion Monday night.
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Wheeling Hospital First in Country to Use New Device That Resynchronizes Heartbeats

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:29pm
On Tuesday, Wheeling Hospital announced that it had become the first medical facility in the country to insert a new device to resynchronize heartbeats. Wheeling Hospital is participating in a study testing
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Ex-superintendent of W.Va. schools files 2nd suit

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:28pm
West Virginia's former state school superintendent has filed a second lawsuit contending she was unfairly fired.
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Thieves Steal Multiple Televisions From St. Clairsville K-Mart

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:28pm
Police continued to look for a group of thieves that targeted a local business.
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UPDATE: Car Used in United Bank Robbery Reportedly Found in Elm Grove

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:27pm
The car used in a Monday robbery at the United Bank in Bethlehem was discovered in the parking lot of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Elm Grove on Tuesday morning.
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Google VP to become new Carnegie Mellon dean

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:19pm
A Google vice president will become the new dean of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science.
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Congress is giving states the transportation blues

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:04pm
The U.S. transportation secretary says indecision by Congress about how to pay for programs is again threatening to set back or shut down road and transit projects across the country. That could result in widespread...
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Train Kills Man Lying on Tracks in Western Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:01pm
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania man has died after lying on train tracks and being struck by a locomotive, but investigators still don't know why that happened. The Westmoreland County coroner's
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Manchin urges mines to speak out about coal

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 1:51pm
The Democratic senator leading the fight against the White House's strategy to fight climate change is urging the mining industry to speak out about coal's role in providing affordable, reliable power to the country.
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Ohio governor airs 1st TV ad in his 2014 campaign

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 1:51pm
Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has gone up early with the first television ad of his 2014 re-election campaign.
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