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Ski resort forced to close days after opening season

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 6:57am
Warm temperatures have pushed back skiing at an eastern Pennsylvania ski resort.
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Monday Morning Brings School Delays and Slick Spots to Secondary Roads

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 6:08am
As of 5:45 Monday morning, 7 school delays came in due to overnight snow. Hill top areas received between a quarter to  just under and inch of snow. Most of the main roads are fine this morning, but, secondary roads are slick. Temperatures  are hovering in the lower teens with windchills below zero at times.  More snow is expected Tuesday morning that may lead  to more delays Tuesday morning. For more weather updates, download our 7NEWS mobile app. For area ...
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Downed trees cause troubles for Pittsburgh's Red Line

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 5:53am
Downed trees are causing problems for commuters who ride Pittsburgh's Red Line light rail.
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Autopsy planned for Maryland woman after Pennsylvania crash

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 5:45am
An autopsy is scheduled for a Maryland woman who died in a central Pennsylvania crash.
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25th annual Teddy Bear and Doll Show held in Marietta

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 5:25am
Several collectors, toy and doll enthusiasts, and visitors attended the 25th annual Teddy Bear and Doll Show in Marietta.
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Karate teacher pleads guilty to sexually assaulting student

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 4:33am
An eastern Pennsylvania karate instructor who admitted to corrupting minors nearly three decades ago is going to prison after admitting he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in 2012.
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Homicide investigation underway after man found dead in car

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 4:25am
Authorities are investigating a homicide after a man was discovered dead in a car in western Pennsylvania.
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Pennsylvania man honored for fisherman rescue in New Jersey

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 4:25am
A Pennsylvania man has been honored for saving the life of a fisherman who had been drowning in southern New Jersey.
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Senate Democrats rammed through judges, now GOP calls shots

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 3:29am
After more than 400 days, Luis Felipe Restropo is finally getting a confirmation vote in the Senate that would make him the first Hispanic federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.
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Iconic Singer David Bowie Dies at 69

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 2:30am
David Bowie, the innovative and iconic singer whose illustrious career lasted five decades, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 69.      Representative Steve Martin said early Monday that Bowie died "peacefully"  and was surrounded by family.      The statement read: "While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy during their time of grief."      No more details were ...
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Police probe tip that radical group wants to harm officers

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 9:37pm
Police in Philadelphia are investigating a tip that members of a radical group may pose a threat to officers following the ambush of a patrolman in his cruiser last week.
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450 AEP Customers in Marshall County to be Without Power Until Monday

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 8:31pm
Some AEP customers in Marshall County could be without power until at least noon on Monday. 
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Claysville Man Killed in Weather-Related Accident

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 7:06pm
A Claysville man was killed in a crash in Washington County on Saturday.
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Special Guest Visits Wheeling Dance Studio

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 7:03pm
A special guest was in attendance at Take a Bow Dance Center in Wheeling on Sunday.  They got a visit from Cathy Nesbitt-Stein, who has appeared on the hit television show Dance Moms. She teaches at a studio called Candy Apples in Canton, Ohio. After she gave some pointers to the dancers, she held a meet and greet for the eager fans and their parents in attendance.
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New Dietary Guidelines Released for 2016

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 6:50pm
If you are looking to lose a few pounds and live a healthier lifestyle in the new year, the 2016 dietary guidelines have just been released, and they include some changes. 
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West Virginia Mom to be Special Guest at State of the Union Address

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 6:43pm
A West Virginia woman whose son is fighting a drug abuse problem will sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during the State of the Union address.      
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Gov. Tomblin Discusses Budget Shortfall in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 6:40pm
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin said West Virginia's budget shortfall seems daunting, but the financial situation isn't nearly as bad as it has been in the past.  
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Community rallies behind well-loved sports figure

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 6:40pm
The community is coming together to support a well-loved sports figure. Phil Lewton is battling a very rare disease which has been early diagnosed as creutzfeldt-jakob disease. His friends and family came together to organize a spaghetti dinner to help his family with medical bills. It's being held at the Wheeling Country Club and your ticket includes a gourmet spaghetti dinner, a chance at door prizes, and a Chinese auction.Those in attendance are sharin...
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World's largest lottery keeps people testing the odds

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 6:26pm
You can't win if you don't play, and thousands of people are still trying their odds at winning the historic $1.3 billion Powerball. "Brisk very brisk sales, always when it gets up high like this, and I'm expecting it again this week," said Scott Miller, co-owner of Neely's Grocery. Scott Miller says Neely's has been packed everyday with regular lottery players and people playing just for their shot at the billions. He says the big bucks create a lot more wor...
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