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W.Va. justice attending drug, mental health court graduation

JackFM Local News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:17am
Supreme Court Justice Brent D. Benjamin will be on hand when the latest graduates of the Northern Panhandle drug and mental health successfully complete the program.
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$19M coming from federal government to fight Lake Erie algae

JackFM Local News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:14am
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's first round of grants for soil and water conservation includes more money to help Lake Erie.
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Construction company to pay $4 million for fatal crash

JackFM Local News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:10am
An appeals court has ruled a Cincinnati construction company must pay $4 million to the family of a Tennessee couple killed when they slammed into the back of a dump truck entering an interstate in a construction zone.
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W.Wa. Division of Natural Resources: nearly 2,400 bear taken

JackFM Local News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 3:05am
Nearly 2,400 black bears were killed during West Virginia's combined 2014 archery and firearms season.
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FBI: Ohio man planned to bomb US Capitol, kill officials

JackFM Local News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:38am
A 20-year-old Ohio man's Twitter posts sympathizing with Islamic terrorists has led to his arrest on charges that he plotted to blow up the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials.
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Investigators seek cause of fire at Pennsylvania prison

JackFM Local News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:26am
Fire investigators are searching for the cause of a blaze that ripped through a nearly 140-year-old central Pennsylvania prison, prompting the evacuation of more than 200 inmates.
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Sentencing scheduled in multimillion-dollar Miami Heat fraud

JackFM Local News - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:14am
A judge is preparing to sentence a man who pleaded guilty in a multimillion-dollar scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself.
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Friendship Forms on Wrestling Matt after Young Wrestler Helps Blind Opponent

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:45pm
Hundreds of the Ohio Valley's best wrestlers will be in Wheeling starting Thursday night for the OVAC Wrestling Tournament.Two young grapplers though have captured the hearts of many in the Valley after their selfless acts at a middle school wrestling meet.Logan Amos has been wrestling for 2 years but until last weekend he hadn't met an opponent like Trenten Klempa. Most opponents don't know how to wrestle Logan considering he is blind."Every kid has been different with Logan as far as how ha...
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NRA Plans to Sue Pittsburgh

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:30pm
The National Rifle Association, commonly known as the NRA, is suing the Steel City.
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Ohio Valley Students Receive Financial Help for College

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:21pm
Paying for college just got a little bit easier for eight non-traditional students from the local area.
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Man Charged With Assault After Alleged Tool Attack

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:10pm
A Jefferson County man is facing charges of aggravated burglary, burglary, felonious assault and domestic violence after authorities say he allegedly broke into his former girlfriend's house and assaulted a man with a tool.
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State of the State: Focus on working across partisan divide

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:27pm
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin harkened back four decades to reflect on crossing partisan divides during his State of the State address.
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Republicans set 2016 presidential convention for mid-July

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:26pm
The Republican National Committee has finalized the dates for its next presidential nominating convention.
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W.Va. Gov proposes covering budget gap with $69m in reserves

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 7:11pm
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's budget proposal would use almost $69 million in reserves and cut $72 million from specific areas to curb state budget woes.
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