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SPECIAL REPORT: Video Gaming Parlors - Economy Friend or Foe?

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:39am
Video gambling machines are on the rise and can be found in just about any business that serves alcohol. Why are there so many? When did they first pop up?  Does anyone else notice them?  Turns out, they do. 
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Councilman to serve 10-20 years in prison for sex crimes

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:37am
A Lumberport councilman has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison for sex crimes involving children.
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Martins Ferry Murder Suspect Arraigned

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:12am
A suspect in a Martins Ferry murder investigation was arraigned in a Belmont County court on Thursday. Darrondres Dunn was arraigned on two counts of murder for the death of Gregg Thompson. Thompson was fatally shot at the Jaycee Manor apartments in November 2015.
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Union attorney: Chief to fire officer in Heinz Field arrest

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 10:12am
A police union attorney says Pittsburgh's police chief wants to fire an officer who allegedly roughed up a drunk man he arrested at a high school championship football game in November.
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Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham becomes American citizen

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 9:32am
Pittsburgh Steelers placekicker Shaun Suisham (SWEEZ'-ham) has become an American citizen.
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Teens are Drinking a Deadly Mix

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 9:21am
It can cause kidney damage, blindness, seizures, even death. Drinking any concoction mixed with methanol is dangerous. 
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Service workers ratify new 3-year Washington Hospital pact

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 9:12am
The service workers' union has ratified a three-year contract with Washington Hospital that union officials say will pay workers $15 hourly by the end of the deal.
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Pittsburgh International Airport to tout new flights, jobs

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 9:00am
Pittsburgh International Airport officials plan to announce new nonstop destinations and say the new flights will also add jobs to the region.
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Hearing postponed for father of man who killed police K-9

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 8:56am
A preliminary hearing has been postponed for a Pennsylvania man who allegedly fought with police before his son fatally stabbed a police dog before being killed by police.
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Ex-executive due for sentencing in West Virginia spill

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 8:40am
A former Freedom Industries executive is due in federal court for sentencing on a pollution charge in a chemical spill that fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians.
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Judge: Couple, environmentalists can sue over pipeline plan

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 7:14am
Two groups can continue legal efforts to try to prevent the use of eminent domain for a 300-mile pipeline project in Pennsylvania.
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Guard: Man said he'd kill lawmaker's sister

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 6:56am
A security guard says he heard a man say he'd killed a Pennsylvania lawmaker's sister moments after she rejected his advances.
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Pennsylvania to eliminate registration stickers in 2017

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 6:48am
Pennsylvania is eliminating registration stickers that motorists affix to their license plates starting in 2017.
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Man convicted in triple murder seeks new evidence hearing

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 6:20am
A western Pennsylvania man serving 45 years to life in prison for the fatal shootings of three people at a birthday party is seeking to have a hearing to address new evidence.
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SWAT team ends police standoff in Pittsburgh

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 6:04am
A SWAT team peacefully ended a standoff with a domestic violence suspect in Pittsburgh's Mount Washington section.
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Crews Respond to Two Fires in Jefferson County

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 5:25am
Two fires keep official in Jefferson County busy Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. 
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Police: Woman dies after driving car into river

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 5:20am
A woman has died after driving her car into the Elk River.
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Police identify body of man found fatally shot in New Castle

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 5:13am
Authorities have identified a man who was found fatally shot outside a restaurant in New Castle.
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C&O Canal program puts park advocates aboard Amtrak trains

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 4:52am
The National Park Service is seeking volunteers to tell Amtrak passengers about the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.
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Several states seek to block 2nd trimester abortion method

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 4:37am
Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills to ban an abortion procedure commonly used in the second trimester.
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