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Woman shot by 2-year-old, hospitalized in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 3:52pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Police say a Kanawha County woman has been hospitalized after being shot by a 2-year-old.
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Pa. Lawmakers Consider Limits on Daily Fantasy Sports

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 3:32pm
Legislation to limit daily fantasy sports websites in Pennsylvania to those run by the state's 12 casinos is slated for a committee vote next week in the state House of Representatives.    Rep. George Dunbar said Friday that the measure he is sponsoring would ensure that state regulators scrutinize operations of the now-unregulated companies.  
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Freeze Watch Issued Until Sunday Morning

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 3:28pm
Frost warning in effect until Sunday morning.
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Police arrest suspect after shots fired near Walmart store

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 2:37pm
Police in northeastern Pennsylvania have a suspect in custody after shots were fired near a Walmart store.
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Montco cabbie charged with shooting his boss

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 1:45pm
A southeastern Pennsylvania cab driver is behind bars after allegedly shooting his boss.
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Logan County teacher accused of sexual abuse

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 1:25pm
A Logan County vocational school teacher faces a sex abuse charge involving a former student.
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Pro-Marijuana Group's Logo Too Similar to Steelers' Logo, NFL says

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 12:54pm
A Pittsburgh pro-marijuana group is under fire from the NFL after receiving an official letter stating that their three-leaf logo is too similar to the Pittsburgh Steelers' logo.The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Legalization, or NORML, received a letter on October 9 from the NFL stating that their logo is too similar to the Steelers' three hypocycloid logo.Pittsburgh NORML has agreed to follow the NFL's terms, and will change their logo.The logo was used for six yea...
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2 killed, 4 hurt in crash in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 12:53pm
Police in Wayne County say two people have died and four others were injured in an accident.
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Local Woman Opens Inn for Dogs

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 12:17pm
Brenda Staffilino's motto at the newly opened Woof Inn in Mingo Junction is simple: It's just a place where a dog can be a dog.She and her husband opened and turned their large house and yard into a doggie haven, where the dogs are free to go in and out as they please, and even lay on the used couch the bought specifically for their house guests.They got the idea to open after they couldn't find anywhere to take their dog, Pip, where he wouldn't be locked in a kennel most of the day wh...
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Casino project offers hope to NY's struggling Southern Tier

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 11:44am
A new resort casino is likely headed to New York's Southern Tier, but local leaders caution that while it will mean jobs and tourism, it's not enough by itself to solve the region's long-standing economic...
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Specter of school shutdown haunts Pennsylvania budget fight

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 11:36am
As Pennsylvania's state budget stalemate drags through a fourth month, the talk of the Capitol has drifted to when the first school district could run out of cash and shut its doors.
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WVU at 92 percent of fundraising goal; 2 years to go

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 11:20am
Donors have pushed West Virginia University to 92 percent of its current fundraising goal with more than two years left in the "State of Minds" campaign.
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Woman arrested in Boston after Amber Alert issued

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 11:14am
A woman has been arrested in Boston after police say she prompted an Amber Alert by leaving Pennsylvania with her infant son after she was told to get him emergency medical care.
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Final US Airways flight, lands in Philly; included NC stop

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 11:04am
The final US Airways flight has landed in Philadelphia, completing the last leg of a roundtrip journey that included a stop in North Carolina.
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Man dies in fire at twin house in Delaware County

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 11:04am
Police in the Philadelphia suburb of Collingdale are investigating an overnight fire that claimed a man's life.
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Pennsylvania State Police break down drug seizures

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 10:20am
Pennsylvania State Police seized 416 pounds of cocaine between July and September, more than any other quarter in the past two years.
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