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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:29pm
Governor Tom Corbett's campaign is using plans by an environmentalist billionaire to spend money to defeat the Republican in this year's election to criticize Democratic challenger Tom Wolf. Corbett's campaign...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:23pm
Cleveland remains the only Ohio city in contention to host the Republican National Convention in 2016, after Cincinnati formally withdrew its bid. The Republican National Committee made the announcement today, paring down...
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West Virginia man arraigned in infant son's death

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:16pm
A Putnam County man has been charged after the body of his infant son was found in a car's back seat.
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2 Ohio school officials get prison in theft case

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:16pm
A judge has sentenced a former school superintendent to a year in prison on charges that he and another official took bribes from the operator of a childcare center renting space from their suburban Cleveland school district.
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2 Ohio school officials get prison in theft case

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:16pm
A judge has sentenced a former school superintendent to a year in prison on charges that he and another official took bribes from the operator of a childcare center renting space from their suburban Cleveland school district.
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West Virginia man arraigned in infant son's death

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:16pm
A Putnam County man has been charged after the body of his infant son was found in a car's back seat.
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Straub Nissan Receives National Award

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:13pm
An Ohio Valley business has been recognized for its outstanding work, and it's the second year the business has received the honor.Straub Nissan in Triadelphia was given the "Owner First Award of Excellence." Nissan recognizes dealerships who deliver outstanding results and performances in sales. Bryan Fato, Executive Manager at Straub, said, "One of the key things is that we do put our customers first. That's the whole basis behind it, is our employees putting our customers first and giving ...
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Our Lady of Peace Students Rally Around Classmate Diagnosed with Leukemia

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:12pm
On Wednesday, students wore orange shirts in support of an eighth grade classmate who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.
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Family, Friends Plan Benefit for Local Boy Diagnosed With Rare Disease

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:11pm
Family and friends of Maddox Stillion, a kindergartner at Our Lady of Peace school who was recently diagnosed with a rare disease, are holding benefit on Saturday, June 7.Maddox was recently diagnosed with Bronchial Casting, a serious, and sometimes fatal condition which is also called "plastic bronchitis." Maddox's body is working against itself by producing a plastic like substance in his lungs. It can only be removed by complicated surgical procedures. Now, family and friends of Maddox a...
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Hancock County Launching App That Will Alert Residents About Emergencies

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:11pm
Local agencies will begin training for a new smartphone app that is coming to Hancock County.The "heads up" app is a way for residents to be alerted about emergencies in the area. First responders, utilities, and cities will be able to communicate immediately with residents from anything from water boil orders to school cancellations. The sheriff's department recently received a $30,000 grant from the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey to help cover the app purchase and start-up cos...
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UPDATE: Road in Follansbee Re-Opens After Overnight Landslide

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:10pm
Parkview Hill in Follansbee reopened Thursday afternoon after being shut down for hours due to a landslide that happened overnight, and a broken sewer line is to blame.
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NEW VIDEO: Firefighters Battle Martins Ferry Blaze

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:09pm
Firefighters were on the scene of a house fire in Martins Ferry on Thursday morning.
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UPDATE: Stolen Car Suspected as Being Used as a Mobile Meth Lab Found Outside Shadyside

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:07pm
Police said the silver Mercury Mountaineer was stolen from the St. Clairsville area, and that the person who stole it could have a mobile meth lab inside.
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Ohio Father and Son Face Sex Trafficking Charges

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:04pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio authorities say a father and son are facing federal charges of sex trafficking involving a child and transporting women for prostitution in exchange for heroin. The Ohio Attorney General's Office says 46-year-old Keith Arrick Sr. of Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, and 21-year-old Keith Arrick Jr. of Lima were indicted this week on charges that included conspiracy to commit sex trafficking. The indictment says the pair took the juvenile and the women to Columbus hotels and...
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Unopposed Benwood Candidate Left off Ballot

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:01pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - With no opposition for his city council seat in a small town on West Virginia's Northern Panhandle, Curtis Mele figured his ticket to a third consecutive term was secure. Instead, a clerical error left his name off the May 13 ballot, and another councilman was listed as the candidate in his district in Benwood. Now, officials in the town of 1,600 are scrambling for a solution. Mele said Thursday that he has hired an attorney to contest the election. Ballot responsibil...
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Cleveland only Ohio city in bid for GOP convention

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 4:00pm
Cleveland remains the only Ohio city in contention to host the Republican National Convention in 2016, after Cincinnati formally withdrew its bid.
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2 Ohio men convicted in alleged Iraqi money scheme

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 3:44pm
A jury has convicted two Ohio businessmen on federal charges in an alleged multimillion-dollar fraud scheme involving the sale of Iraqi currency and nonexistent hedge funds.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 3:28pm
Gov. Tom Corbett's campaign is calling plans by an environmentalist billionaire to spend money to defeat the Republican in this year's election a case of one super-wealthy, well-connected political insider...
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 3:28pm
Gov. Tom Corbett's campaign is calling plans by an environmentalist billionaire to spend money to defeat the Republican in this year's election a case of one super-wealthy, well-connected political insider...
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 3:28pm
Gov. Tom Corbett's campaign is calling plans by an environmentalist billionaire to spend money to defeat the Republican in this year's election a case of one super-wealthy, well-connected political insider...
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