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Man says 'desecrated' flag was political statement

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:58am
A central Pennsylvania man who had his American flag seized after township police charged him with desecrating the banner says he didn't commit a crime by painting the letters "AIM" on the flag and flying it upside-down.
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Man says 'desecrated' flag was political statement

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:58am
A central Pennsylvania man who had his American flag seized after township police charged him with desecrating the banner says he didn't commit a crime by painting the letters "AIM" on the flag and flying it upside-down.
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Man Accused of Attempted Rape of 14-Year-Old Girl

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:42am
A Jefferson County man pleaded not guilty to a slew of charges after he allegedly attempted to rape a 14-year-old girl back in March.
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UPDATE: Thousands Remain in the Dark in Belmont County

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:38am
Much of the Ohio Valley spent Thursday morning recovering after a spring storm pushed through the area Wednesday night, bringing hail and lightning.
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West Virginia primary turnout less than 20 percent

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:34am
West Virginia's secretary of state says voter turnout for this week's election was 19.7 percent, a 4-percent drop from a similar 2010 midterm primary.
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Pease Township Resident Says Unlit Street Lights Will Cost Someone Their Life

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:31am
Last week Belmont County voters approved a Pease Township levy that will allow the area to turn its street lights back on, but one resident said that can't happen soon enough.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:30am
A new poll shows Governor John Kasich faring better with Ohio voters than other possible Republicans in a hypothetical presidential matchup against Hillary Clinton. Even so, Kasich still polled five percentage points...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:30am
A federal court hearing is underway in Philadelphia as a couple challenges Pennsylvania's gay marriage ban. The couple is asking a judge to order their 2005 same-sex-marriage in Massachusetts to be recognized in...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:30am
A new poll shows Governor John Kasich faring better with Ohio voters than other possible Republicans in a hypothetical presidential matchup against Hillary Clinton. Even so, Kasich still polled five percentage points...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:30am
A federal court hearing is underway in Philadelphia as a couple challenges Pennsylvania's gay marriage ban. The couple is asking a judge to order their 2005 same-sex-marriage in Massachusetts to be recognized in...
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Counselor withdraws plea to false abduction report

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:18am
A central Pennsylvania woman who provided court-ordered domestic counseling services has withdrawn her no contest plea to charges that she falsely reported being abducted and sexually assaulted by one such client.
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Counselor withdraws plea to false abduction report

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:18am
A central Pennsylvania woman who provided court-ordered domestic counseling services has withdrawn her no contest plea to charges that she falsely reported being abducted and sexually assaulted by one such client.
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Casey pushes bill to mandate child abuse reporting

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:14am
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey says adults who have a responsibility to children should be required to report cases of suspected abuse to police or local child protective agencies.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:01am
The gay marriage fight in Pennsylvania is playing out in a federal courtroom today, where a couple is asking a judge to recognize their same-sex marriage.
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Congressman Attends Belmont County Forum to Hear Residents' Concerns

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:50am
On Wednesday, Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson held a forum in Belmont County for local government officials to come together to share ideas and to get information on ways to make improvements. During the forum, attendees also shared ideas and voiced their concerns to the congressman. The visit is a welcomed one, but it isn't the first time Johnson has held the forum in Belmont County. Belmont County Commissioner Ginny Favede said, "This is actually the second one he's held here in Belmont Count...
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OVMC Helping Employers Spot Drug Abuse in the Workplace

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:41am
It's a national problem growing across the nation and right here in our community.There have been multiple robberies, car accidents and life-threatening fights all linked to drug abuse right here in the Ohio Valley, and what many do not realize is how much this affects the workplace. Now, one local hospital is offering help to employers to try and combat the growing problem. OVMC is holding a class called "reasonable suspicion for supervisors," a three-hour presentation that will be offered n...
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Pennsylvania school stabbing victim leaves ICU

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:38am
The only victim still hospitalized after last month's mass stabbings at a Pittsburgh-area high school has been moved out of intensive care and remained in fair condition.
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Police: 3 men helped 5 girls leave foster home

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:22am
State police say three men with helped five girls run away from a western Pennsylvania foster home, though police haven't said how the men know the girls.
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Man Accused of Attempted Rape of 14-Year-Old Girl

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:18am
A Jefferson County man pleaded not guilty to a slew of charges after he allegedly attempted to rape a 14-year-old girl back in March.
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Philly art museum to detail renovation plan

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:10am
This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an exhibition focusing not on the world's great art but on its own future.
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