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LIVE NOW: President Obama to Address Nation Final Time Before Holidays

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:31pm
President Obama will face reporters for the final time in 2014, before he heads to Hawaii for the holidays. The news conference is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday.
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Court lawyer: No new improprieties in email trove

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:29pm
A lawyer hired by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review pornographic emails and other email communication between justices and the state attorney general's office says he found no improper discussion of cases.
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Resentencing ordered for Pa. man in niece's death

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:21pm
A divided state Supreme Court has cleared the way for the resentencing of a northeast Pennsylvania man facing the death penalty in the molestation and strangulation of his 3-year-old niece.
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First female commander of Ohio Guard to leave post

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:52pm
The commander of the Ohio National Guard is stepping down next year.
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Cool Ridge woman who killed burglar won't be charged

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:37pm
Police say an elderly Cool Ridge woman who fatally shot a burglar won't face any charges.
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Ohio Muslim woman sues over jail church attendance

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:24pm
A Muslim woman has sued Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County in northeast Ohio alleging she was forced to attend Christian church services during a 60-day jail stint on an assault charge.
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Former Philly businessman hit, killed in Florida

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:21pm
A former Philadelphia businessman and his companion died after they were hit by a car as they crossed a Florida street.
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Prepackaged Caramel Apples Linked to 5 Deaths

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:17pm
Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples after they were linked to five deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
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Man working on roof in Pittsburgh killed in fall

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:09pm
Pittsburgh police say a man has died after falling from the roof of a home on which he was working in icy conditions.
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Ky. company awarded contract for W.Va. expressway project

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:49am
A Kentucky company has won a contract to build a section of the Coalfields Expressway in southern West Virginia.
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APNewsBreak: Sandusky won't get his pension back

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:48am
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky won't be getting back the $4,900-a-month pension that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation.
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Browns' Thomas accused of environmental violations

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:36am
Wisconsin officials have accused Cleveland Browns lineman Joe Thomas of multiple environmental violations on his hunting land west of Madison.
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Ohio Unemployment Rate at 5 percent, a 13-year low

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:32am
Ohio's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level since 2001. 
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Report: Turkish prosecutor wants US-based cleric arrested

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:29am
Turkey's state-run news agency says a prosecutor is demanding that an arrest warrant be issued for the U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen - a former ally-turned-foe of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Cleveland police unions hope DOJ probe will help

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:28am
The heads of the Cleveland police department's two unions remain wary about some conclusions drawn in a U.S. Justice Department report alleging a pattern and practice of excessive use of force by officers. But they...
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Mother Scolds Sons for Political Debate Live on TV

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:51am
These brothers have spent decades shouting on opposite sides of the political isle. But they got a surprise when their mother called in on live television to scold them.
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$500K from grant to fund 500 bikes for Pittsburgh

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:44am
Pittsburgh Bike Share plans to spend $500,000 from a federal grant to outfit the city with 500 bicycles for the public bicycle-sharing program.
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Officer disarms man firing AR-15, drawing praise

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:36am
Philadelphia's police commissioner says an officer showed "unbelievable restraint" in disarming a man firing off an AR-15 assault rifle on a city street.
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Trial continues for woman who took dying man's dog

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:32am
The trial was expected to continue for a Pittsburgh woman charged with stealing a cancer-stricken man's dog, whose attorney says she was justified in having the animal euthanized.
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Former Girlfriend of Brooke County Homicide Victim Wanted for Questioning

JackFM Local News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:18am
Police said they are looking for the girlfriend/ex-girlfriend of Wesley Plants to find out if he had made any significant enemies who may have been responsible for his death.
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