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Ohio prisons director wants early release as option

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:09am
Ohio's prisons director wants to strengthen the state law that allows for early, emergency release of inmates to ease overcrowding.
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Cold start to week with snow in Ohio forecast

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:09am
Expect a cold start to the new year's first full week with temperatures plummeting and snow forecast across the state, with heavy accumulation predicted in northwestern Ohio.
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Ohio World War II veteran to receive France's highest medal

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:09am
The French government is awarding its highest medal to a 96-year-old northern Ohio man who was an artillery gunner during D-Day.
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Ironworkers 'don' goes on trial in racketeering case

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:05am
A former ironworkers boss described by prosecutors as "the don" of a violent organization goes on trial on racketeering charges Monday in Philadelphia.
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Suspect in trooper shooting case heads to court

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:33am
A man who eluded police for 48 days after allegedly shooting to death a state trooper and wounding another is due in court for a preliminary hearing.
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Police responding to gunshots along Delaware Avenue in Charleston, WV

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:24am
According to Kanawha County Emergency Dispatch, Charleston Police are responding to reports of multiple gun shots along Delaware Avenue.There are reports that at least one person has been shot in the abdomen.We will bring you more information as it becomes available.
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69 West Virginia teachers achieve national certification

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:09am
More than 800 West Virginia teachers are now certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
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Hearing set over conflict of interest in W.Va. spill case

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:09am
A court hearing is scheduled over whether prosecutors should recuse themselves in the case of former executives charged in a chemical spill.
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W.Va. airport's passenger traffic more than doubles

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:09am
Passenger traffic at North Central West Virginia Airport is up more than 106 percent compared to 2013.
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Major Bridgeport Construction Project Will Begin Monday

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 7:36pm
A major bridge construction project will get under way on Monday morning, and could affect drivers for the better part of 2015.
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Flu Outbreak Concerns Parents as Children Head Back to School

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 7:28pm
Flu season is in full swing-- just as your children are heading back to school from winter break.
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Wheeling Man Arrested on Felony Drug Charges

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 7:19pm
A Wheeling man is behind bars facing felony drug charges after a routine traffic stop on Saturday night.
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Ohio Lawmakers Head Back on Monday

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 7:11pm
Ohio lawmakers are returning to Columbus with the next state budget high on their to-do lists.Monday marks opening day of the two-year legislative session.
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Philly police: Woman held captive for hours, raped

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 5:44pm
Philadelphia police were interviewing a woman after she reported being held captive at a residence for hours and being repeatedly raped by three men - one of whom she knew.
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Tea partyer set to challenge House Speaker Boehner

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 4:40pm
A tea partyer who's been an outspoken critic of House Speaker John Boehner says he'll challenge Boehner for the job when the new Congress convenes Tuesday.
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Man Drives Himself to Hospital with Butcher Knife in Head

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 4:32pm
A Brazilian man rode a motorcycle for tow hours to the hospital with a knife stuck in his head after he was attacked.
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Small underground explosions in downtown Columbus

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 4:16pm
The fire department says issues with underground electrical vaults are suspected after small explosions were heard in downtown Columbus.
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Ohio lawmakers to open 2-year legislative session

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 3:04pm
Ohio lawmakers are returning to Columbus with the next state budget high on their to-do lists.
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Data: student racial diversity outpaces teachers

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 2:16pm
Data shows that while Ohio schools are becoming more racially diversified, the numbers of minority teachers aren't growing.
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