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Ramp closures ahead of schedule turning Bridgeport, OH into traffic nightmare

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 6:19pm
People living and doing business in Bridgeport, OH are fed up, claiming the State of Ohio made promises it has not kept concerning construction projects on area roads. As if the closure of the Marion Street Bridge in both directions wasn't enough to frustrate travelers and businesses, on Monday the state closed all on and off ramps except for the westbound I-70 off ramp-- something they were told wouldn't take place until July.
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PIAA Class AA swimming and diving results

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 6:08pm
Preliminary results from the PIAA Class AA Swimming and Diving Championships at Bucknell University:
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West Liberty University Board of Governors Accepts Resignation of President Robin Capehart

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 5:55pm
The Board of Governors for West Liberty University have accepted the resignation of president Robin Capehart.
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Stamford police investigate death of infant at hotel

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 5:43pm
Stamford police are investigating the death of an 8-month-old baby girl who was reported unconscious at a hotel.
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Inmate pleads guilty to sending president threatening letter

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 5:03pm
A convicted child molester has pleaded guilty to mailing a threatening letter from a western Pennsylvania jail to President Barack Obama - albeit to the wrong address.
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Dog involved in Sunday attack could be linked to other attack, according to Wheeling PD

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:26pm
Wheeling Police say they are exploring the possibility that a dog involved in a fatal attack in East Wheeling Sunday night could have been involved in a separate attack a few weeks ago.
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News Minute: Here's the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:23pm
The medical examiner's office has identified the man who authorities say was fatally shot by Cleveland police in a confrontation that resulted in an officer being shot in their ballistic vest. The man killed by police...
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Suspended judge gets Judicial Conduct letter in hit-and-run

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:07pm
A district judge on suspension with pay since she was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and obstructing justice for sideswiping an oncoming vehicle - after witnesses say she appeared drunk - has received a...
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Amish sect leader to appeal new sentence for beard cutting

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 3:55pm
The leader of a breakaway Amish community in eastern Ohio plans to appeal his new federal sentence for the forced cutting of beards and hair of Amish people with whom he and others disagreed.
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Pittsburgh cops can't find disabled man who left hospital

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 3:51pm
Pittsburgh police have been trying to figure out what happened to a disabled man who was seen on surveillance video exiting a hospital, but never rounding a corner to board a van back home.
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Baby's imminent birth diverts jet flight to North Carolina

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 3:35pm
A pregnant woman aboard an Atlanta-bound jet had to make an unscheduled stop in North Carolina to deliver her baby after her water broke in mid-flight and the plane was diverted.
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Ohio man pleads not guilty in slaying of elderly couple

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 3:19pm
One of two men charged with aggravated murder in the robbery and slaying of an elderly Ohio couple has pleaded not guilty during an arraignment.
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Survivor of 1994 Rwanda Genocide to speak about horrifying events 21 years ago

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 3:10pm
Author and survivor of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, Consolee Nishimew, will share her story during a public lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12 in Troy Theater located on the campus of Wheeling Jesuit University.
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Higher court denies appeal in slaying of woman, unborn child

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 3:03pm
A higher court has rejected the appeal of a central Pennsylvania man serving a life term in the slaying of his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn child.
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Dieting dachshund in Ohio goes from obese to svelte

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:55pm
Once so morbidly obese he could hardly walk, Dennis the dachshund is now a shadow of his former self.
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Parole violators moved from prison following escapes

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:03pm
Prison authorities say they have moved parole violators out of an eastern Pennsylvania facility that has seen several escapes in recent years.
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Officers in Bellaire, OH recover stolen gun dating back to 1968 burglary in Michigan

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:46pm
Police in Bellaire, OH have recovered a stolen handgun from a 1968 burglary in Michigan, one of three stolen firearms recovered in the last couple of weeks.
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6 months after ambush, trooper on long road to recovery

JackFM Local News - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:39pm
Alex Douglass ran a 50-mile ultra-marathon last year. Now he's learning to get around on an artificial hip.
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