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Man accused of killing girlfriend, burying her in yard

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:04am
A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend, who authorities allege was killed in a drunken fight and then buried in his yard.
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Kings Island in Ohio Offers Free Entry to Firemen, Police

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 9:41am
MASON, Ohio (AP) - A southwest Ohio amusement park will give free admission to active fire and police personnel August 29 and 30.Kings Island says they can also buy discounted tickets for family members. The park in the northeast Cincinnati suburb of Mason says the offer includes firefighters, EMTs, police and state troopers, correction officers, 911 dispatchers and others involved in law enforcement, investigations and emergency response.A photo ID is required.The Cedar Fair Entertain...
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Trial date set for teacher charged with witness intimidation

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 9:40am
Trial is scheduled Oct. 22 for a western Pennsylvania teacher accused of having intimidated a student who alleged that another teacher had sex with her.
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Avenue to suspend Kane's law license could spark legal fight

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 9:16am
With Attorney General Kathleen Kane battling criminal charges and increasingly isolated from Pennsylvania's legal and law enforcement communities, many eyes have turned to whether the state's highest court will...
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Armed suspect, officer identified in police shooting

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:39am
Police have identified the suspect and the officer who shot him following an armed robbery.
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Martins Ferry Rolls Buckeye Local

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:54am
Martins Ferry 60 Buckeye Local 7 
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Quarterback Martin Leads Bishop Donahue Past Weir Maddona

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:50am
The Blue Dons of Weirton Madonna held a 7-0 halftime lead over Bishop Donahue Friday night at Jimmy Carey Stadium then quarterback Noah Martin and the Bishops woke up to start the second half.After finding Trey Miller inside the 30 yard line, Martin was able to use his legs to score at the end of third quarter and cut the Madonna lead to 7-6 after a failed 2 point conversion.At the start of the fourth it was once again Miller, this time with his arm, who was able to...
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Magnolia Snaps Shadyside's Win Streak

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:46am
Magnolia 40 Shadyside 0 
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Monroe Central Holds On to Open Season with Win Over Union Local

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:22am
Monroe Central 21   Union Local 16
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Wheeling Central Opens New Field With Win

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:08am
Wheeling Central 39 Steubenville Catholic 28 
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Dragon Boat Wheeling Event to Go On Despite River Concerns

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:23pm
The Dragon Boat Wheeling event will be held despite public concern of blue-green algae blooms in the Ohio River.Health officials warn participants to be careful when swimming in the river.Organizers of the races said that they are working closely with the health department to keep everyone safe."We'll have a hose here for people to rinse off when they get out. We'll have hand sanitizer in several locations and we are asking people to wash their hands. We'll have the rest rooms ope...
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Federal judge says religious monument can stay at school

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:12pm
A federal judge has ruled that a Ten Commandments monument at a western Pennsylvania school violates the U.S. Constitution, but did not order that it be removed.
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Mingo Junction Woman In Jail After Being Revived

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:11pm
A woman from Mingo Junction is in jail after being revived with Narcan by the Steubenville Fire Department. Police say they responded to call at a home on Pennsylvania Avenue for a possible overdose. A man told police he was leaving the shower when he found Jolene Gaffoli unresponsive on the hallway floor.Gaffoli denied using heroin. However, ASI personnel advised officers that her physical state and the result of the Narcan injection indicated opiate use.
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Studies Show Historic Amounts of Gas Being Produced

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:06pm
The state Department of Natural Resources said historic amounts of oil and natural gas are being produced by Ohio shale wells.Statistics released by the department showed that more than 10 million barrels of oil and 405 billion cubic feet of natural gas were produced during the second quarter of the year.The department said those amounts were more than in any previous three-month reporting period.The report listed 978 wells producing oil and gas across the state.
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Steubenville Man Bound Over To Jefferson County Grand Jury

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:05pm
The case for the Steubenville man accused of brutally attacking a woman in an attempt to steal her purse has been bound over to the Jefferson County Grand Jury.Robert Lee Miller has been bound over on one count of aggravated robbery for the incident that occurred over the weekend at the Kroger in Steubenville. Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the grocery store lot where Miller allegedly tried to steal a woman's purse but when she fought back, he kicked and punched her f...
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Steenrod Elementary School Raises Money for Mark Nardone

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 5:04pm
Every August, people all across the nation take part in the Ice bucket challenge for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).This year it takes on a whole new significance in Ohio County after former Wheeling Park football coach and teacher Mark Nardone was diagnosed with the disease. 
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Museum to display restored Cold War-era jet fighter plane

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 4:59pm
A historic jet fighter plane is about to go back on public display in suburban Philadelphia after nine years of restoration work.
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Bob Wise Papers Added to West Virginia State Archives

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 4:57pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A 423-page book chronicling the administration of former Gov. Bob Wise has been added to the state archives.    The West Virginia Division of Culture and History announced the addition of the electronic edition of "State Papers and Public Addresses of Bob Wise" on Friday.    The edition covers the former governor's major policy initiatives. It also includes his 2001 inaugural address, each of his annual State of State add...
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Our Lady of Peace Makes A Splash Into New School Year

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 4:56pm
Students all across the Ohio Valley are now back in school and as many kick off the new year one local school is starting by making a splash.
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Train Stops Before Hitting Unconscious Woman on Tracks

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 4:52pm
AVELLA, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania State Police say a freight train has braked in time to avoid hitting an unconscious woman who was lying on the tracks.    Troopers say Megan Moore, of Avella, was found Friday morning in Independence Township, Washington County, about 30 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.    Police say the train's operators saw the woman and were able to stop before hitting her.    Police were still investigating Friday afternoon....
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