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Four Left Homeless After Toronto Fire

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:09pm
Two adults and two teenage boys were left homeless after a fire destroyed their Toronto home on Tuesday morning.
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UPDATE: Prosecutor: Jewett Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges Had 493 Videos Involving Minors

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:08pm
A Jewett man arrested on possession of child pornography charges made his first court appearance on Tuesday, where his bond was set at $500,000.
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New teacher housing for troubled McDowell County

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:06pm
A partnership aimed at improving schools in McDowell County, West Virginia, says it will build 28 new apartments in the impoverished county for teachers and other professionals.
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Hancock County Schools Become First in State to Have Carbon Monoxide Detectors Installed in All Buildings

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:06pm
All schools in Hancock County are receiving carbon monoxide detectors as part of a campaign spear-headed by a local man.
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'National Night Out' Held at Wheeling Park

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:05pm
It's an event that is celebrating it's 30th year of connecting communities with the law enforcement and emergency crews that serve them every day, and it was held for the sixth time in Wheeling on Tuesday night. The National Night Out brings community members together with police, firefighters and other critical agencies that serve the area.
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Wheeling Truck Center Receives National Award Instituted by President Kennedy in 1961

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:04pm
A Wheeling business, in existence since 1933, has received the prestigious " President's E-Award" for excellence in exporting.Wheeling Truck Center is owned by a father and son, Ron and Chad Remp. They are the 3rd and 4th generation to run the business, which is the oldest continuing Volvo truck dealership in North America. Four years ago, they began exporting to other nations, and they now do business with 96 countries around the globe.The "President's E-Award was instituted by President Joh...
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Man Impersonating Police Officer Attempts to Pull Over Woman in Belmont County

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:03pm
Belmont County Sheriff Dave Lucas is warning residents to be on the lookout for a man impersonating a police officer who pulled over a woman in the Captina area of Powhatan Point.
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Alpha Natural Resources posts bigger 2Q loss

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:02pm
Alpha Natural Resources says its losses widened in the second quarter, citing weak domestic and international coal markets.
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Author facing federal charges to address W.Va. GOP

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:02pm
A conservative scholar and author will headline a West Virginia GOP event four days before his sentencing for federal campaign finance violations.
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Cops: Mom left son in car near Pittsburgh casino

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:02pm
A woman has been charged with endangering her 9-year-old son by leaving him alone in her car outside Pittsburgh's Rivers Casino.
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Couple Arrested in Steubenville After Allegedly Attempting to Buy Other Customers' Groceries in Exchange for Cash

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:00pm
Two people were behind bars on Wednesday morning after allegedly attempting to sell their groceries to other Kroger customers in exchange for cash.
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Report released on deadly Chevron gas well fire

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:58am
Pennsylvania investigators have faulted site managers in a report on a Chevron natural gas well fire that killed one worker.
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Southwestern Pennsylvania's Emerald Mine closing

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:50am
A Virginia coal company plans to close a longwall mine in southwestern Pennsylvania, citing a depressed coal market and the fact that the mine is nearing the end of its coal reserves.
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Former Ormet Plant's New Owners Hint at Future of Facility

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:46am
New details have emerged on the future of the former Ormet plant in Hannibal as a new owner takes over.Niagara Worldwide LLC says it is putting the plant on a clear path toward re-purposing, and the company said it is working to determine global interest in the specialized facility. Niagara Worldwide's president said they've been contacted to consider operations like a "cold pour process" and an entire smelting reuse. There's even talk of venturing into the oil and gas arena. (Related Story: ...
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Northeast Ohio man gets life in wife's death

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:42am
A judge has sentenced a northeast Ohio man to life in prison for a conspiracy that led to his foster daughter allegedly stabbing his wife to death.
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