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WVU-Parkersburg to name new president Wednesday

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:57am
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is set to name its new president.
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3rd WVa coalfields Senate panel meeting this week

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:49am
A state Senate panel seeking to revitalize the struggling southern coalfields will meet this week in Princeton.
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Hunters Helping the Hungry program to get donation

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:41am
The head of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is set to present a check to the Mountaineer Food Bank as part of the Hunters Helping the Hungry program.
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Senate weighs bill to shield execution drugmaker

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:09am
The Ohio Senate is considering a bill that would shield the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs to the state for at least two decades.
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2 wounded in northwest Ohio shootings

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:57pm
Toledo police are investigating the shooting of a man and a woman in Toledo.
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Belmont County and ODOT Present Mall Road Project to Public

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:09pm
With the holiday shopping season upon us, the roads outside the Ohio Valley Mall and Plaza in St. Clairsville are as congested as the aisles inside the stores.Some shoppers have just as many headaches concerning traffic as they do trying to find the perfect gift.Now ODOT and Belmont County hope to cure some of those traffic headaches with the Mall Road Connector."For many, many years there's been a lot of congestion in the Mall Road Area," said Lloyd McAdam, the District 11 Deputy Director of...
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Ohio Valley Students Get a Special Taste of Quaker Steak

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 8:25pm
The season of giving continued tonight at the Highlands, as our friends from Quaker Steak and Lube filled the empty bellies of local students.
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New Ohio Bill Could Better Distinguish Real and Fake Guns

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 8:12pm
Ohio lawmakers are considering legislation that would make it clear which are the toy guns and which are the real ones. If approved, this law would require all BB guns, air rifles and air-soft guns to be brightly colored, or at least have fluorescent strips.
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Salvation Army Asking for Your Help for the Holidays

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 8:12pm
The Wheeling Salvation Army is seeking your help heading into the Christmas holiday and following winter months.
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Future of Ohio pay-raise proposals uncertain

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 7:53pm
The Ohio Senate's leader says he doesn't think a House-passed measure on pay raises for elected officials will get too far.
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Lawmaker angered over PSU chief's hands-up gesture

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 7:49pm
A state lawmaker is demanding that Penn State University's president apologize for making the "hands up" gesture associated with nationwide protests over the killing of a black Missouri teenager by a white police officer.
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Uniglobe Taking Reservations for WVU Bowl Game Trip

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 7:22pm
If you'd like to follow the Mountaineers to the Liberty Bowl, you're not alone. Ever since the bowl announcements came out, the phone has been ringing at Uniglobe-Ohio Valley Travel.The 56th annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl is in Memphis on December 29. Uniglobe is offering a trip that is complete with a visit to Graceland to learn about Elvis.The motor coach trip will start out two days after Christmas, and will come back two days before New Year's, and they can take 50 people.There will be game...
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Vote on lame duck catch-all bill appears doubtful

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 7:01pm
Broad legislation that addresses everything from Ohio's toxic algae problem to the future of land-line phone services appears dead.
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Man pleads not guilty in hospital complex shooting

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 6:33pm
A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor returned fire has pleaded not guilty.
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