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Shooting reported at Charleston Town Center Mall

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:54pm
Police are investigating a shooting at the Charleston Town Center Mall parking garage.EMTs have been called to the scene.
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Ohio Girl Reels in Rare Fish

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:25pm
A 7-year-old Ohio girl got quite a surprise when she reeled one of the rarest fish in Ohio during a weekend fishing trip with her godfather.Tip Pullin tells WEWS he enjoys taking his goddaughter Hajile Danzy on trips to Sippo Lake in Ohio not just to relax at his favorite pastime - fishing - but also as the perfect chance to teach younger generations that angling for native Ohio fish is every bit more fun than a video game.On their latest trip, Hajile cast into the water and Tip reports he sa...
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Hearing slated for Wolf's choice to lead Pa. State Police

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:25pm
The Pennsylvania Senate is planning a long-awaited hearing on Gov. Tom Wolf's nominee to lead the State Police.
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Lawsuit: Justice companies never paid $2M due in coal deal

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 1:45pm
A lawsuit says two of billionaire Jim Justice's affiliated companies owe $2 million from a 2013 coal deal.
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Man acquitted in murder-for-hire case

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 1:09pm
A central Pennsylvania man has been acquitted of charges that he tried to hire someone to kill a male acquaintance of his wife.
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Ohio Valley alliance launched to support local jobs

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:29pm
Upper Ohio Valley residents have launched the Ohio Valley Jobs Alliance to support local jobs.
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Shadyside Police Investigating Recent String of Crimes

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:17pm
The Shadyside Police Department is investigating a recent string of crimes involving items stolen out of vehicles and tires slashed.
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Duquesne University to raise employee minimum wage to $16

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:16pm
Duquesne University is increasing its employee minimum wage to $16 an hour, slightly more than twice the state and federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.
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Retired PPG worker confined to home in trade secrets case

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:56am
A federal magistrate has released a retired PPG Industries researcher from jail, but ordered him confined to his home until he stands trial on charges of stealing trade secrets for a Chinese company.
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Lawsuit: Justice companies never paid $2M due in coal deal

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:56am
A lawsuit says two of billionaire Jim Justice's affiliated companies owe $2 million from a 2013 coal deal.
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Philadelphia eyes 27-acre property for airport expansion

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:52am
The city of Philadelphia is hoping to purchase a 27-acre property on Route 291 in Delaware County as part of a long-range expansion of Philadelphia International Airport.
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Suspect in fatal Harrisburg shooting captured in Baltimore

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:29am
A suspect in a Harrisburg homicide is being held in Baltimore after being apprehended by U.S. marshals.
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Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:20am
Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling...
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Man jailed for writing bad check from dying aunt's account

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:20am
A western Pennsylvania man who wrote a bad check from his dying aunt's bank account will spend nearly one to two years in a county jail.
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Challenge Promotes Friendly City in a Fun Way

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:17am
In it's second year now, Challenge Wheeling is described as part scavenger race, part urban exploration, and all fun. The event is aimed at raising money for non-profits and to give participants a fun and exciting way to see all the Friendly City has to offer.Challenge Wheeling will take place on Saturday June 20th starting at noon. It takes place during a day jam packed with events surrounding the West Virginia Day Celebration. The race is put together by Carpet Showcase Flooring Center and ...
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EPA Issues Final Rules Protecting Drinking Water, Streams

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:54am
The Obama administration issued new rules Wednesday to protect the nation's drinking water and clarify which smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands are covered by anti-pollution and development provisions of the Clean Water Act.  
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Warden says he's looking into inmate food complaints

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:33am
The warden of a central Pennsylvania prison where inmates were heard shouting "We're hungry!" through windows says he's looking into their complaints.
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Ford Recalls Nearly 423K Vehicles for Power Steering Problem

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:26am
Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail while they're being driven.
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5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:25am
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday.
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Longtime fugitive could have Ohio parole hearing in months

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:22am
An Ohio inmate who escaped in 1959 and recently was found in Florida could have a parole board hearing after just a few months back behind bars.
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