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Animal shelter head targeted for seeking collie from breeder

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 9:19am
The executive director of the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society is on leave over accusations by online activists that she paid a breeder $1,000 for a purebred collie puppy.
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Husband faces prison in shoulder-surfing phony checks scheme

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 8:59am
A man who cashed $300,000 worth of counterfeit checks created using personal information he stole by peeking over Wal-Mart customers' shoulders faces a prison sentence before a federal judge in Pittsburgh.
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Funeral set for police dog stabbed to death, roads to close

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 6:54am
A police dog is set to be laid to rest after it was stabbed to death when a man brawled with officers in the Pittsburgh suburbs.
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Man gunned down in Philadelphia home

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 6:50am
Police are looking for the gunman who walked into a crowded Philadelphia home and opened fire, killing a man.
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Partner gets symbolic incarceration in Chaka Fattah Jr. scam

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 6:34am
The former business partner of a veteran Philadelphia congressman's son has been sentenced to two years' probation and symbolic incarceration for scamming thousands of dollars from area banks.
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Striking Shamokin area teachers ordered back to work

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 6:18am
Striking Shamokin Area School District teachers are returning to work after being on strike since Jan. 20.
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Dense fog slows commute in parts of Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 5:54am
Motorists in parts of Pennsylvania are urged to use caution because of dense fog.
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Officials: 2 plane tires blow out during wet runway landing

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:46am
Airport officials say an airplane flying from Florida blew out two tires during a landing at a Pennsylvania airport.
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West Virginia tax collections fall behind estimates

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:26am
State officials say January's tax collections provided no signs of an economic turn for West Virginia.
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Small plane veers off taxiway at Yeager Airport

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:22am
A small private plane skidded off the taxiway at Yeager Airport in Charleston.
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McDowell County assistant prosecutor admits to tax crime

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:38am
An assistant prosecutor in McDowell County has pleaded guilty to a federal tax crime committed while working in private practice.
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Parts of Eastern Panhandle under warning for minor flooding

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:18am
Parts of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle are under a flood warning amid a combination of snowmelt and rainfall.
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3 law enforcement agencies get cash forfeited in pill case

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:18am
Law enforcement agencies have received more than $1 million in forfeited cash for their participation in an investigation of a Barboursville pharmacy owner.
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36th annual Empire State Winter Games begin Friday

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:10am
The 36th edition of the Empire State Winter Games is set to get underway.
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Ex-official's sentencing set in West Virginia chemical spill

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:06am
A former plant manager at Freedom Industries is due in court for sentencing in a 2014 chemical spill that fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians.
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Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 1:14am
The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking.
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Cosby case moves forward; deposition a key trial question

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:58am
A key battle will be waged over deposition testimony by actor Bill Cosby as a sexual assault case against him moves forward.
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Cleric's lawyers want US suit backed by Turkey tossed

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:02pm
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Attorneys for a reclusive Muslim cleric in Pennsylvania are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that claims he orchestrated human rights abuses in his native...
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