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Justice Dept. launches investigation of Baltimore police

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:29am
The Justice Department will conduct a broad investigation into the Baltimore police force in search of law enforcement practices that are unconstitutional and violate civil rights, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Friday.
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Justice to make W.Va. governor's race announcement Monday

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:24am
Billionaire businessman Jim Justice is slated to announce his intentions in the 2016 West Virginia governor's race.
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New Sub Shack Opens in Downtown Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:24am
DePasquale's Trattoria opens full time starting on Monday, May 11.
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Pa. teen sets national record a year after taking up javelin

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:12am
A high school sophomore from western Pennsylvania set a national record with a javelin throw that went more than 185 feet.
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US employers add solid 223K jobs; rate 5.4 pct., 7-year low

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:57am
U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggests that the economy may be recovering after stumbling at the start of the year.
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Folk singer behind popularity of 'We Shall Overcome' dies

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:52am
The musician and folk singer who promoted the song "We Shall Overcome" and is credited with helping it rise in popularity as an anthem during the civil rights movement in the 1960s has died.
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Jones Lang LaSalle adding 115 jobs, growing Pittsburgh site

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:52am
Commercial real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle plans to add 115 jobs in Pittsburgh and to make its upcoming downtown location a hub for the Chicago-based firm.
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Man guilty of robbing 4 elderly Pittsburgh casino patrons

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:40am
A suburban man has been convicted of robbing 4 older patrons of the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, then gambling away most of the money a short time later.
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Pa. borough to review fatal police shooting of man in back

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:40am
A Pennsylvania borough is conducting an internal review into the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by one of its police officers.
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Westbound Interstate 70 blocked by rolled tractor-trailer

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:24am
State police have closed Interstate 70's westbound lanes at the junction with Toll Route 43 in western Pennsylvania.
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Impoverished Wilkinsburg looks to send students elsewhere

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:16am
An impoverished school district in the Pittsburgh suburbs is hoping a neighboring district will educate its seventh through 12th graders after next school year.
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Synthetic pot leads to nationwide spike in hospitalizations

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:12am
A powerful and potentially harmful chemical compound has been found in synthetic marijuana tested in several states that saw a huge spike in the number of people hospitalized because of the drug last month.
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Pennsylvania county honoring 13 killed police, firefighters

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:04am
A western Pennsylvania county is honoring 13 police officers and firefighters who have been wounded or killed in the line of duty.
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Update on voting impacted by power outages in Charleston, West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:02am
Power has been restored to both of our downtown buildings (City Hall and the City Service Center) and we plan to operate business as usual. Consequently, early voting will not be moved, but will take place on the 3rd floor of City Hall.We thank those who worked diligently throughout the night to restore our power, and apologize for any confusion that may have occurred because of our earlier plan and report.
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5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 8:40am
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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