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The Progress sold to owner of DuBois newspaper

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:27am
The (Clearfield) Progress newspaper has been sold to an Illinois-based chain that also owns the Courier Express newspaper in DuBois and related publications.
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Things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:19am
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday.
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Morgantown woman convicted of apartment complex arson

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:07am
A Morgantown woman has been convicted of a May 2014 arson at the Chateau Royale apartment complex.
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DA: Father's alleged abuse could reduce murder charge

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:59am
A prosecutor says allegations that a central Pennsylvania man fatally shot in his sleep had abused his wife for years could result in a reduced murder charge against the daughter charged with killing him.
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Pittsburgh VA wants to fire 3 who bound co-worker with tape

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:55am
Officials with the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System want to fire three workers and discipline four others who allegedly harassed a co-worker, who was allegedly bound with duct tape.
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2 rescued from flooded road as storms hit Pittsburgh area

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:11am
Two people were rescued from flooded roadways as severe thunderstorms hit the Pittsburgh area.
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Philadelphia Council boosts property taxes to fund schools

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 6:27am
Philadelphia's City Council has approved a series of tax increases aimed at raising an additional $70 million for the schools.
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Panel OKs deal to outsource Philadelphia substitute teachers

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 6:11am
Philadelphia's School Reform Commission has approved a plan to outsource more than 1,000 substitute teacher jobs.
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Fire breaks out in rowhouse, sends flames through roof

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 5:51am
Investigators are working to find out what caused a blaze that sent fire shooting through the roof of a Philadelphia rowhouse.
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Man Arrested after Alleged Bar Assault

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 5:09am
A man is behind bars Friday morning, after an early morning disturbance was reported at the 19th Hole Bar in Wheeling.According to a police report; Wheeling Police were initially called to the area just after 11:30PM, Thursday for reports of a man causing problems at the bar. Tashe Javonni Radevski, 45, is accused of ripping the ear off of a bouncer working at the bar and hitting another employee there with a club.After making several trips around the area, police were able to locate Radevski...
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Some Stolen Items from C.A. House Music Located During Sale

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 4:39am
Some of the items stolen from C.A. House Music in St. Clairsville have been located after a person tried selling them, according to Dave Lucas, the Belmont County Sheriff.No arrests have been made at this time, but the Sheriff said they are making progress in the case and they would like to have it wrapped up in the next few days.Related Story:Multiple Guitars Stolen From C.A. House Music In St. ClairsvilleThe items were taken after C.A. House Music was reportedly broken into, early Sunday mo...
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ME, WV senators seek to bridge digital "homework gap"

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 4:07am
Two U.S. senators are introducing a bill they say will improve student access to the Internet outside of the classroom.
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Former corrections officer gets 20-year sentence for robbery

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 3:55am
A former corrections officer has received a 20-year prison sentence for a violent 2011 home invasion in which he and two other men beat and robbed a suburban Philadelphia business owner.
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Pennsylvania man on the run for 20 years caught in Oklahoma

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 3:43am
A Pennsylvania man who has been wanted by the FBI for nearly 20 years has been arrested in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
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Dead cats police feared were poisoned died of feline virus

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 3:35am
Officials say the dead stray cats that police in eastern Pennsylvania feared were poisoned actually died of a feline virus.
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Frank Volk named bankruptcy judge in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 3:11am
Frank Volk has been named U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in the Southern District of West Virginia.
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WVSU governing board elects Ann Brothers Smith chairwoman

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 3:07am
West Virginia State University's Board of Governors has elected a new leader.
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Tomblin orders flags lowered in honor of Senate doorkeeper

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 2:59am
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered state flags lowered at the Capitol and all state-owned buildings in Kanawha County in remembrance of Anthony Vincent Gallo.
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W.Va. state parks launch new marketing campaign

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 2:35am
West Virginia's state parks have launched a new marketing campaign based on the slogan, "Memories Happen Here."
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