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Cleveland State mulls smaller arena to build more housing

JackFM Local News - 16 hours 36 min ago
Cleveland State University is considering whether to replace the school's 13,000-seat arena with a smaller facility to allow for construction of additional on-campus housing.
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Refugees and scholars: Colleges offer war-torn a route to US

JackFM Local News - 16 hours 52 min ago
More colleges in the U.S. are offering scholarships to Syrian refugees.
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Suspect in Ohio officer's fatal shooting has pro bono lawyer

JackFM Local News - 17 hours 4 min ago
One of the two attorneys who represented a man accused of fatally shooting an Ohio policeman and then withdrew from the potential death penalty case will keep that role after all, working for free.
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Solar plane's flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania postponed

JackFM Local News - 17 hours 12 min ago
A solar-powered airplane's planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania has been postponed.
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Prosecutors: Man indicted, knew wife had scalded young son

JackFM Local News - 17 hours 12 min ago
A grand jury has indicted an Ohio man who prosecutors say waited 15 hours to call for help despite knowing his wife had placed his 4-year-old son in scalding water, eventually causing his death.
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Solar plane's flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania postponed

JackFM Local News - 17 hours 12 min ago
A solar-powered airplane's planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania has been postponed.
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Union workers and Dominion Natural Resources at an impasse

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:09pm
Union workers describe their current situation with Dominion Natural Resources as stalled.
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Teachers Reflect on Security Threat in Washington, D.C.

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 8:31pm
Some local students were able to avoid a terrifying scene at the White House this past Friday.  
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The Latest: Candidates vie for Boehner-vacated US House seat

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 7:09pm
The Latest on the candidate forum for the special election to fill the U.S. House seat vacated by Republican John Boehner (all times local):
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Former Coal CEO Reportedly Found Shot in West Virginia Cemetery

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 6:55pm
Mingo County prosecutor Teresa Maynard said this is a homicide investigation.
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2 charged with endangerment in shooting death of boy, 13

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 6:01pm
Two adults have been charged with child endangerment in the death of a 13-year-old boy who authorities allege was shot by a 14-year-old friend playing with a handgun.
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Permitless Carry Begins Tuesday in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 6:00pm
Tuesday will mark a major change for West Virginia. The new concealed carry laws go into effect and that means adults are no longer required to have a license to carry a concealed handgun. 
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Weirton May Soon Allow Alcohol at Festivals on City Property

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 5:41pm
"If the Italian Festival wants to have a wine tasting, they should be able to taste wine in our own city without getting arrested," said Weirton Ward 5 Councilman Douglas Jackson. The majority of council agreed with him as they passed the first reading of an ordinance allowing the sale, possession, and or consumption of alcohol on city property.  
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Local Artists Look to Expand Culture in the Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 5:25pm
A new wave of young people recognize the need for more things to do around the Ohio Valley, so they're relying on their artistic ability and vision on what they want to see in our area beyond this summer.
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There Are Now Multiple Pathways To Recovery From Addiction In The Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 5:13pm
Everyone learns in his or her own way. And in the world of addiction, everyone heals or recovers in his or her own way. That's why there are now multiple pathways to recovery in the Ohio Valley. What's good for one person may not work for another. But now there are choices. With the current crisis of addiction in West Virginia, there are a multitude of resources available to address the issue.
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Giant "Bird" Sculpture Passes Through Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 5:05pm
Art lovers around the friendly city got a treat this weekend if they were in the right place at the right time. 
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Memorial Day Celebrations Kick Off in Adena

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 4:58pm
Memorial Day celebrations kicked off early Monday afternoon in Adena. Legion Post 525 held their annual event at Buckeye West Elementary. 
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Nighttime Paving Set to Begin in Martins Ferry

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 4:49pm
Crews will start nighttime paving Monday night on Route 7 near Aetna Street and Hanover Street. The paving will begin at 7:00 p.m. and go until 7:00 a.m.. Paving is supposed to be finished by next week. One lane in each direction will stay open.
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Both Lanes of Marion Street Bridge Re-open to Traffic

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 4:47pm
A project that's been going on for nearly a-year-and-a-half is nearing completion. 
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Officers in Belmont County Target Seat Belt Violators with "Click It Or Ticket"

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 4:22pm
In Ohio, more than 70-percent of people killed in traffic crashes were not wearing their seat belts. That's why law enforcers and first responders from all over Belmont County started the day by gathering on the courthouse steps, emphasizing the need to "Click It Or Ticket." 
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