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West Virginia Delegate Reynolds to run for attorney general

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 4:45pm
State Del. Doug Reynolds has announced a bid for West Virginia attorney general.
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Parents sue Pennsylvania county, agency over toddler's death

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 4:37pm
The parents of a 21-month-old boy who died last year from bleeding in the brain are suing a Pennsylvania county and its Children and Youth agency, alleging that a lack of oversight caused his death.
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Alleged Steubenville Shooter Caught by Police

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 4:30pm
Another alleged shooter has been caught by Steubenville police. 29-year-old Anthony Scruggs was arrested late Monday night. Police say Scruggs shot a gun outside of a home on Brady Avenue on Christmas Day.
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Major snowfall caused dangerous driving conditions across the Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 4:17pm
I-70 Eastbound is now re-opened, according to Ohio County Sheriff Pat Butler. Sheriff Butler urges drivers to use caution as road conditions are still bad. I-70 Westbound is still closed.
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Man gets life term after guilty plea in trio of 2013 murders

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 4:13pm
A man charged in three separate murders in Philadelphia 2½ years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole.
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Some Pennsylvania libraries to offer loaner ukuleles

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 4:09pm
Pennsylvanians wanting to get familiar with the now trendy ukulele can soon borrow one from the library.
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Prosecutor: No merit to Cosby's claims of previous agreement

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 3:37pm
A Pennsylvania prosecutor is denying claims by Bill Cosby's lawyers that criminal charges filed against him violate a pledge that Cosby wouldn't be charged over a 2004 sexual encounter.
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The Narrows in Marshall County Are Shut Down

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 2:14pm
According to Marshall County County EMA, the Narrows have been shut down in both directions. 
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House votes to tweak education funding distribution

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 2:04pm
Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled House of Representatives has voted to stop Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's use of a formula that targets extra subsidy money for school districts hardest-hit by past spending cuts.
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I-70 Shut Down Both Ways in Ohio County

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 2:01pm
According to the Ohio County Sheriff's Office, I-70 Eastbound now shutdown due to Jackknifed Tractor-Traler top of 2-Mile Hill. I-70 westbound is shut down between Pennsylvania and Dallas Pike. Stay with 7News for more updates as they become available.
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Powerball jackpot increases again to $1.5B on strong sales

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 1:15pm
The world's largest lottery jackpot has grown to $1.5 billion because of continuing strong Powerball ticket sales.
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Bethlehem Ranked in Top Ten Cities to Work in WV

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 12:46pm
One Ohio Valley town has received high marks as one of the top cities to work in West Virginia.
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2 17-year-olds charged as adults Pittsburgh man's killing

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 12:24pm
Two 17-year-olds have been charged as adults with conspiring to kill a 25-year-old Pittsburgh man found dead in a crashed car.
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Pittsburgh to settle with man wrongly jailed in robbery

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 12:16pm
Pittsburgh City Council introduced legislation to pay $10,000 to a city man who was jailed for 36 days after a witness wrongly identified him as a bakery robber.
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Death penalty to be sought in 1980 murders of mother, teen

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 12:16pm
Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against a man charged in the murders of a mother and her teenage daughter during a burglary in central Pennsylvania more than 3½ decades ago.
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Jackknifed tanker truck jams traffic on Route 250 in Belmont County

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 11:57am
Route 250 in Belmont County is shut down after a crash, according to officials with the Belmont County Emergency Management Agency. 
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Police: Boy agreed to be set aflame while friend filmed it

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 11:33am
Two 13-year-old boys in Pennsylvania are facing disorderly conduct charges after one agreed to be set on fire so the other could film it and post it on social media.
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Spat over Lake Erie sediment dumping far from being settled

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 11:08am
A long-running battle over dumping sediment dredged from Cleveland's harbor into Lake Erie still doesn't seem settled even after Congress weighed in on the debate.
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Playboy Mansion for sale but Hugh Hefner wants to stay put

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 11:07am
"A condition on the sale would be that Mr. Hefner be able to continue to work and live in the residence," Playboy spokesman John Vlautin said.
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