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Ohio lawmaker convicted of campaign violations

JackFM Local News - 9 hours 15 min ago
A Cleveland state lawmaker has been convicted of two misdemeanor charges related to the purchase and re-sale of season Ohio State football tickets.
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Ebola contacts returning to Ohio face quarantines

JackFM Local News - 9 hours 15 min ago
New Ohio protocols say travelers returning from West African countries that have Ebola outbreaks are to be quarantined at home for three weeks if they've been exposed to anyone potentially infected with the virus.
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Judge denies request that Pa. stop deleting emails

JackFM Local News - 9 hours 47 min ago
A Pennsylvania judge is turning down a request by a newspaper and several other news organizations to force the state government to keep emails for two years.
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Morgantown officials brace for WVU home game

JackFM Local News - 9 hours 57 min ago
Officials are preparing for the possibility of more trouble as West Virginia University hosts its first home football game since riots erupted in Morgantown two weeks ago.
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A new hip, with help from an old friend

JackFM Local News - 9 hours 59 min ago
Sarah Braxton of Huntingdon downplayed the role she had in bringing a man from Ecuador to Altoona for the hip replacement surgery that he's expected to receive today and that he said will change his life.
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Hockey Teams Facing off in Batman, Riddler Jerseys

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 4 min ago
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Holy hockey promotion.The Toledo Walleye of the East Coast Hockey League plans to wear Batman jerseys next month against the Evansville IceMen who will be wearing Riddler-themed jerseys.The jerseys will be auctioned after the game on Nov. 22 with the money going to charity.The club says the jerseys are meant to mark Batman's 75th anniversary and will be a part of its Heroes Night.It's one of five special jersey promotions the team plans this season.They plan on wearing a j...
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Wolf, Corbett sprint to finish through eastern Pa.

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 19 min ago
Pennsylvania's candidates for governor are sprinting toward the finish line, going town to town as they make their case and encourage supporters to cast a ballot.
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Andre Wade Sentenced to 12 Years for Rape, Assault & Drug Possession

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 24 min ago
A Jefferson county man has been sentenced to 12 years behind bars for raping a 16-year-old girl and assaulting her boyfriend while they walked home from school.
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Groups Seek to Challenge Latest Ohio Ballot Rules

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 27 min ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Democratic Party and advocates for the homeless are claiming that restrictions imposed by two state laws governing absentee and provisional ballots intentionally disenfranchise minority voters.Attorneys for the political party and two homeless coalitions argue that certain provisions of the laws put registered voters' ballots at risk of being invalidated and make it difficult for voters to correct issues with their ballots.The plaintiffs raise the concerns in a ...
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Hockey Teams Facing off in Batman, Riddler Jerseys

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 39 min ago
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Holy hockey promotion.The Toledo Walleye of the East Coast Hockey League plans to wear Batman jerseys next month against the Evansville IceMen who will be wearing Riddler-themed jerseys.The jerseys will be auctioned after the game on Nov. 22 with the money going to charity.The club says the jerseys are meant to mark Batman's 75th anniversary and will be a part of its Heroes Night.It's one of five special jersey promotions the team plans this season.They plan on wearing a j...
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Hockey Teams Facing off in Batman, Riddler Jerseys

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 39 min ago
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Holy hockey promotion.The Toledo Walleye of the East Coast Hockey League plans to wear Batman jerseys next month against the Evansville IceMen who will be wearing Riddler-themed jerseys.The jerseys will be auctioned after the game on Nov. 22 with the money going to charity.The club says the jerseys are meant to mark Batman's 75th anniversary and will be a part of its Heroes Night.It's one of five special jersey promotions the team plans this season.They plan on wearing a j...
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Workers comp agency sets goals for investigators

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 43 min ago
An Ohio TV news investigation has found that the state's injured worker insurance fund sets goals for the number of fraud cases its investigators should refer for prosecution annually - an arrangement some former...
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Coal Official: Number of Mining Sites Falls to 96

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 49 min ago
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) - The president of the West Virginia Coal Association reports a decrease in the number of coal mining sites in the state.Bill Raney says the state has 96 active mining sites, down from 152 in 2013 and 184 in 2012. Media outlets report that Raney attributes the decline to uncertainty created by President Barack Obama's administration.Raney also says the industry is seeing a shift in production from mines in southern West Virginia to northern West Virginia. He attributes that ...
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Don't Forget to Change Your Clocks

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 52 min ago
Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time. Officially, the change comes at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people usually set their clocks back before heading to bed Saturday night.
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Gambling Association Touts Economic Impact

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 59 min ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The American Gaming Association has sent a letter to Pennsylvania's legislative leaders highlighting the findings of a study on casino gambling's impact in the state.The letter sent Thursday cites a study conducted by Oxford Economics that found Pennsylvania's casino industry contributes $6.2 billion to the state's economy, supports more than 30,000 jobs and generates $2.4 billion in tax revenue.The association calls on the legislature to work with the casino industry to c...
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Groups seek to challenge latest Ohio ballot rules

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 7 min ago
The Ohio Democratic Party and advocates for the homeless are claiming that restrictions imposed by two state laws governing absentee and provisional ballots intentionally disenfranchise minority voters.
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Ohio officer gets 1 year in nude teen photos case

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 11 min ago
A former Cincinnati police officer who pleaded guilty to receiving nude photos from a minor has been sentenced to one year in prison.
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Andre Wade Sentenced to 12 Years for Rape, Assault & Drug Possession

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 19 min ago
A Jefferson county man has been sentenced to 12 years behind bars for raping a 16-year-old girl and assaulting her boyfriend while they walked home from school.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 27 min ago
Co-workers say a pizza delivery man robbed and shot Wednesday night on a run in Columbus wasn't even scheduled to work the night he was killed. They tell The Columbus Dispatch James Crabtree Jr had switched shifts so...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 27 min ago
Co-workers say a pizza delivery man robbed and shot Wednesday night on a run in Columbus wasn't even scheduled to work the night he was killed. They tell The Columbus Dispatch James Crabtree Jr had switched shifts so...
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