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2 snorkelers die in Fla. Keys; autopsies scheduled

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 9:30am
Two snorkelers are dead in separate incidents off the Florida Keys.
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Will primary for governor help or hurt Democrats?

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 9:30am
The conventional wisdom says political parties should avoid contested primaries because they could weaken support for the eventual nominee.
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NEW DETAILS: Police Discover Alleged Meth Lab in Bellaire

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 9:04am
Bellaire Police were on the scene of an alleged meth lab Friday morning in Bellaire.
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Rains waterlog several W.Va. state parks

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:58am
Heavy rains could disrupt weekend plans at several West Virginia state parks.
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Parent Stabbed by Western Pennsylvania Track Coach

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:34am
SHARON, Pa. (AP) - An assistant western Pennsylvania track coach has been jailed on charges he stabbed the stepfather of a team member at a practice being held in Ohio. The (Sharon) Herald (http://bit.ly/QQ1nQQ ) reports Brookfield, Ohio police have charged 53-year-old George Thomas with felonious assault, bringing a deadly weapon into a school safety zone among other crimes for the incident Tuesday. Thomas has been placed on paid leave from Sharon High School, about 60 miles northwest of Pi...
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"The Next Big Voice" Contest Seeks the Ohio Valley's Top Talent

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:33am
WTRF and the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack are proud to present the "Next Big Voice" singing contest.The winner of the contest will receive an all-expense paid trip to New York City, a studio recording session, and $5,000 in cash.To enter, go to the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Facebook Page here, and enter your audition video by June 7.You have to be 18 years or older to enter. The semi-finals and finals will be held in the Wheeling Island Showroom on June 27 and 28.
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Woman Arrested, Man on the Run After Alleged Meth Lab Discovered in Bellaire

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:32am
Bellaire Police were on the scene of an alleged meth lab Friday morning in Bellaire.
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Man Accused of Giving Toddler STD Found Guilty

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:31am
The man accused of giving a two-year-old a sexually transmitted disease was found guilty on Friday.Tyler Graham was found guilty of one count of sexual assault, one count of sexual abuse by a custodian, and one count of child abuse resulting in serious bodily harmA judge has ordered a pre-sentence investigation. Graham's sentencing will take place in the next two to three weeks.
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Man Accused of Giving Toddler STD Found Guilty

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:31am
The man accused of giving a two-year-old a sexually transmitted disease was found guilty on Friday.Tyler Graham was found guilty of one count of sexual assault, one count of sexual abuse by a custodian, and one count of child abuse resulting in serious bodily harmA judge has ordered a pre-sentence investigation. Graham's sentencing will take place in the next two to three weeks.
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Mudslide Shuts Down New Cumberland Gas Station, Owner Says It Isn't the First Time

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:30am
A Marathon gas station in New Cumberland was taken out of commission on Friday after a mudslide covered the property.
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Mudslide Shuts Down New Cumberland Gas Station, Owner Says It Isn't the First Time

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:30am
A Marathon gas station in New Cumberland was taken out of commission on Friday after a mudslide covered the property.
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Alcohol Suspected After Elderly Man Drives Into Building

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:29am
A gaping hole can be seen outside of the CVS Pharmacy in Moundsville.Police say an elderly man drove his white van into the side of the building and left Friday afternoon.A person who witnessed the incident followed the suspect, Earl Miller, 86, and called police. Miller was tracked down at the Triple A Trailer Park.He was taken to the hospital to be treated for cuts.Police say alcohol may be a factor and charges are pending.
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Ohio County Board of Education Members Speak Out After Special Meeting

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:28am
Some Ohio County Board of Education members are speaking out after a bizarre ending to a special meeting today.Board of Education President Jim Jorden recommended a two year extension to current Superintendent Dianna Vargo's contract, even though she still has two years on her current one.Jorden lost a re-election bid during Tuesday's primary to current board members Christine Carder and Shane Mallett.Mallett spoke about his thoughts on Friday's meeting, which had the 2014-2015 budget on the ...
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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Relay for Life in Saturday Basketball Blowout

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:26am
With Summer camp still three months away, many of the Pittsburgh Steelers have done a number things to stay in shape, one of them is trading in the football spikes for the basketball shoes.On Saturday night the Steelers Footballers Basketball Team will once again be tipping off at Wheeling Park High School for the 5th consecutive year.The action packed game is once again sponsored by Relay for Life, and the competition is pretty fierce.Relay Head Coach and local basketball legend Mike Jebbia ...
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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Relay for Life in Saturday Basketball Blowout

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:26am
With Summer camp still three months away, many of the Pittsburgh Steelers have done a number things to stay in shape, one of them is trading in the football spikes for the basketball shoes.On Saturday night the Steelers Footballers Basketball Team will once again be tipping off at Wheeling Park High School for the 5th consecutive year.The action packed game is once again sponsored by Relay for Life, and the competition is pretty fierce.Relay Head Coach and local basketball legend Mike Jebbia ...
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Five Injured After Head-On Collision in Belmont County

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:24am
The accident happened on State Route 148 near County Road 5 on Friday evening.
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Cash Seized in Sports Betting Ring Raid

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 8:23am
Officials said piles of cash were seized during the Friday evening raid in Steubenville.
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Family challenges church's sale of Eakins portrait

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 7:02am
Descendants of Msgr. Patrick Garvey are challenging the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's plans to sell a portrait of Garvey painted by Thomas Eakins.
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Ohio auctioning surplus computers, electronics

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 6:14am
Ohio officials say computers, other electronic equipment and gold jewelry are among the surplus property items for sale at a state auction.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 6:02am
Officials are keeping a suburban Cincinnati elementary school on lockdown for the final three weeks of class, citing daytime violence in the area. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the unusual step restricts recess and...
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