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W.Va. Poetry Out Loud winner heading to DC for finals

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:37am
A Greenbrier High School student will represent West Virginia in Washington next month at the national finals of Poetry Out Loud, a competition to encourage more interest in poetry among young people.
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Registration open for Governor's Internship Program

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:37am
Registration is open to the Governor's Internship Program, which assists college students snare summer jobs.
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Ice jams on northern Ohio rivers leave behind mess

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:33am
Chunks of ice that have pushed up into low-lying areas have damaged fences, kiosks and other structures in at least two parks along the Maumee (maw-MEE') River near Toledo.
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W.Va. water company, EPA promoting 'Fix a Leak Week'

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:21am
A leak here, a drippy faucet there - it all adds up to more than 1 trillion gallons of water lost annually in the U.S.
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Marshall, WVU to hold separate scrimmages at The Greenbrier

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:07am
The football teams at Marshall and West Virginia will be holding separate spring workouts at The Greenbrier resort next month.
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Federal prosecutor teaming up with DAs to choke guns, drugs

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 1:13am
Pittsburgh's top federal prosecutor is teaming up with district attorneys in four counties in hopes of "choking" the flow of guns and drugs into western Pennsylvania.
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False alarm for FedEx plane with fire indicator light on

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:53pm
A FedEX plane has landed safely at Philadelphia International Airport after a fire indicator light went on but no fire was found.
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Ohio Death Row Inmates Appeal Lethal Injection Drug Shield Law

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 9:54pm
Four death row inmates challenging an Ohio law that shields the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs have appealed a judge's dismissal of their lawsuit.  The inmates argue the new law violates free speech rights.
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Police: Man Spray-paints Face to Avoid Identification

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 9:41pm
A man suspected of stealing a car spray-painted his face black in an attempt to evade police in Central California. The Fresno Bee reports Monday (http://bit.ly/1NZG1dP ) that 23-year-old Jose Espinoza ran from police after being caught with a stolen car.
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Ohio County Magistrate Weighs In On Controversial Gun Bill

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 9:12pm
"You're putting firearms in the hands of people out there that again haven't demonstrated any competence with them," said Ohio County Magistrate Joe Roxby.
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McMechen Man Sentenced for Cocaine Trafficking

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:57pm
A McMechen man was convicted in Federal Court on Monday for crack cocaine trafficking in Ohio County.
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Meeting in Beech Bottom Will Discuss Possibility of Power Plants

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:35pm
A major town hall meeting on Tuesday night in Beech Bottom will give more information about the new power plants in the works.
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AT&T Unveils Upgrades in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:29pm
ATT says it has upgraded its wireless and wired networks in West Virginia to improve reliability, coverage, speed and performance.
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Ice Cream Delivery Man Stabbed in University Dining Hall Bathroom in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:26pm
A Philadelphia university says an ice cream deliveryman has been stabbed in the bathroom at a campus dining hall, putting the school on lockdown for 45 minutes.
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Small plane slides off airport runway; no injuries reported

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:21pm
Authorities say a small plane slid off the runway at a western Pennsylvania airport, but no one was injured.
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Ohio inmates appeal in 1st Amendment lethal injection case

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 6:28pm
Four death row inmates challenging an Ohio law that shields the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs have appealed a judge's dismissal of their lawsuit.
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