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Child wounded in shooting near Pittsburgh

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:21am
A child has been wounded in a shooting near Pittsburgh.
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2 sites considered for Hatfield McCoy Trails visitors center

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:13am
Mercer County officials are considering two sites for a Hatfield McCoy Trails visitors center.
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Smog component spike triggers Pittsburgh air quality alert

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:57am
The state has issued an air quality alert for the Pittsburgh area, saying clear, warm conditions will spike levels of a key smog component.
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Police: Man found dead in burned home was murdered

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:49am
Police say a Mannington man found dead in his burned home was murdered.
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Firefighter hurt in southwest Philadelphia house fire

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 6:36am
Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a house fire in southwest Philadelphia that left a firefighter with a minor injury.
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Town declares state of emergency ahead of pope's visit

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 5:36am
Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia has already triggered a state of emergency in suburban Philadelphia.
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Group of parishioners plan to stay at zoo during pope visit

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 5:12am
Visitors making the pilgrimage to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis in September are exploring all options to stay in the city - even those on the wild side.
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Police: Home invasion victim fatally shoots suspect

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 4:44am
Police say a 25-year-old south-central Pennsylvania man shot during a home invasion fatally wounded one of his attackers.
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Ravenswood Century Aluminum plant permanently shut down

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 4:12am
Century Aluminum has announced that it will permanently close its Ravenswood plant, effective immediately.
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Plea expected for 4th man in rock-throwing that hurt teacher

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 4:08am
The fourth defendant in a rock throwing incident that caused severe head and brain injuries to an Ohio schoolteacher is due in court for a plea hearing.
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Nigel Clark named provost at WVU Tech, WVU Beckley

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 3:24am
Nigel Clark has been named provost at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology and WVU Beckley.
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W.Va. jury recommends no mercy for convicted killer

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 3:12am
A Pennsylvania man convicted of killing a West Virginia man faces life in prison without parole.
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W.Va. American Water gives grants to fire departments

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 3:08am
West Virginia American Water is providing $10,000 in grants to 15 fire departments statewide for training and equipment purchases.
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Man killed by escort possibly linked to missing women

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 3:04am
Authorities say a man killed by an escort he met online is being investigated for possible links to the unsolved disappearances or slayings of women nationwide.
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Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 2:12am
Colleges across the U.S. are debating whether it's safe to let students and faculty study in areas of conflict.
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Cleared narcotics officers sue city officials for defamation

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:28am
Five former members of a Philadelphia narcotics squad acquitted earlier this year on federal corruption charges have sued the district attorney, the mayor and the police commissioner.
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Boy Scouts Lift Ban on Gay Troop Leaders

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:33pm
NEW YORK (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.    The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that embroiled the Boy Scouts for years and threatened the organization with lawsuits, takes effect immediately. It was approved Monday by the BSA's 80-member National Executive Board in a teleconference.    The stage had bee...
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Cardinals name woman to training camp coach position

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:15pm
The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason.
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Police chase spanning 2 states ends in rollover crash

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:08pm
A wild police chase spanning two states has ended in a rollover crash in Philadelphia, and the driver in custody.
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Russia: Bloom Off Dutch Flowers

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:05pm
Russia says it is considering banning imports of cut flowers from The Netherlands, a move that would aggravate tensions between the two countries already at odds over the downing of flight MH17.
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