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AEP Makes Sizeable Donation to YSS

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 5:05pm
A generous donation from one local organization will benefit several young people throughout the area. On Tuesday, the AEP Foundation presented a $10,000 check to Youth Services Systems Inc. 
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Lewisburg City Council approves human rights ordinance

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 5:00pm
Lewisburg City Council members have approved a human rights ordinance after an ongoing debate over the measure.
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Grand Jury to Hear Testimony in Jaycee Manor Murder Case

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:59pm
A Belmont County grand jury will hear testimony on Wednesday about the Jaycee Manor murder case. 
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Death of 5th victim in fatal I-81 crash ruled a homicide

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:57pm
The death of the fifth victim killed in a fatal January wrong-way crash in northeastern Pennsylvania has been ruled a homicide.
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Board Member Continues Fight for Dr. Vargo

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:30pm
After several weeks people are still fighting for Dr. Diana Vargo after her contract was not renewed by the Ohio County Board of Education. Board Member Chris Carder says she plans to ask the board on Monday for a reconsideration of the vote. The community has been far from silent since the controversial 3-2 vote by the Ohio County Board of Education. Board meetings have been packed with supporters of Dr. Vargo. Carder said board members still don't know the reason why three member...
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Proposal Would Make Condoms Available to Middle Schoolers

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:16pm
Children as young as 12 could soon be getting their hands on condoms at school. It's already going on in many high schools nationwide, but in San Francisco the practice will start with even younger students. 
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Woman, 2 children hit by car that fled scene

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:13pm
Police are seeking a car that hit a woman and two children who were crossing a street in south Philadelphia.
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2nd ex-official gets probation, fine in W.Va. chemical spill

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:11pm
A former owner of Freedom Industries has been sentenced to three years of probation and a $20,000 fine for a 2014 chemical spill that fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians.
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The Latest: Patient in Dallas County gets Zika through sex

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 4:09pm
The Latest on the battle against the Zika virus (all times local):
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Man, woman plead to endangerment counts after infant's death

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 3:57pm
A western Pennsylvania man and woman have pleaded guilty to child endangerment charges filed after the death of their 3-month-old son.
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Wolf will ask lawmakers for another $200M for public schools

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 3:49pm
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll ask the Republican-controlled Legislature for another $200 million for public schools next year, while he still fights for more money in this year's budget.
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First of its Kind Special Olympics Event Held in Marshall County

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 3:40pm
A first of its kind Special Olympics event kept students active in Marshall County on Tuesday. 100 students from across the county took part in this first ever basketball event.  
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Poll Shows West Virginia Has Lowest Rate of Good Jobs

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 3:17pm
A new Gallup poll has West Virginia at the bottom of the list for the percentage of good jobs. This is the second year in a row that WV has the lowest percentage.
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WVa lawmakers OK taking $51.8m from reserves for budget woes

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 3:13pm
The Republican-led Legislature has approved taking $51.8 million from reserves to avoid late payments amid a grim budget.
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Woman goes on trial in boyfriend's 2011 shooting death

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 2:57pm
Prosecutors have told a northeastern Pennsylvania jury that a woman shot and killed her boyfriend because she was used to having control over him and felt herself losing that power.
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The Latest: Judge orders 2nd deposition for Cosby in lawsuit

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 2:37pm
The Latest on legal action involving Bill Cosby (all times local):
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4 Wheeling Park Basketball Players Face Suspensions, Expulsions Over Alleged Incident

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 2:24pm
School officials are currently investigating an incident that allegedly took place on the Wheeling Park team bus last week. 
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Sentence in 2013 slaying of college student upheld

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/02/2016 - 2:08pm
A state appeals court has upheld the decades-long prison sentence imposed on a man convicted in the shooting death of a northeastern Pennsylvania college student.
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