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Stakeholders Weigh Lawmaker Vote on Coal-Fired Power Plant Emission Standards

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 7:28pm
Stakeholders are weighing in on whether lawmakers should get to vote on state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards for coal-fired power plants.
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Philadelphia art museum acquires new paintings

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 7:15pm
The Philadelphia Museum of Art has announced the acquisition of five major French paintings as a bequest from a longtime supporter.
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Highlights from Ohio Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 7:03pm
By The Associated Press A look at some key policy proposals contained in the $72.3 billion, two-year state operating budget released by Gov. John Kasich on Monday:
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Special Report: Are We Prepared for Natural Gas Emergencies

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 6:48pm
WTRF's Nate Fluharty investigates whether local Emergency Management Agencies are prepared for natural gas drilling emergencies.
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Kasich's Ohio budget targets sediment tied to harmful algae

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 6:43pm
Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has proposed putting a halt to the dumping of sediment dredged from harbors and rivers into Lake Erie.
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Police: Man shot, killed after fleeing traffic stop

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 6:39pm
State police say a male was shot and killed after fleeing a traffic stop in central Pennsylvania.
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Multi-vehicle crash blocks access to bridge over Ohio River

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 6:35pm
A multi-vehicle accident on an interstate highway has injured at least four people and blocked access to an Ohio River bridge between northern Kentucky and Cincinnati for about three hours.
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Groups discuss letting W.Va. lawmakers OK state carbon plan

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 6:03pm
Stakeholders are weighing in on whether lawmakers should get to vote on state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards for coal-fired power plants.
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Doctor: Too soon for prognosis on Toledo mayor's recovery

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 5:43pm
A doctor in Ohio says the mayor of Toledo is still in critical condition a day after he suffered cardiac arrest while driving during a snowstorm.
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US judge seeks more tweaks of NFL concussion settlement

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:47pm
The judge presiding over thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits wants lawyers to tweak the proposed settlement to benefit more retired players.
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Ex-Pa. treasurer to plead guilty to 2 extortion charges

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:31pm
Just-resigned Pennsylvania treasurer Rob McCord plans to plead guilty to federal extortion charges.
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13 Cleveland street gang members charged with racketeering

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:23pm
Authorities say they've charged 12 adults and one juvenile member of a violent street gang that terrorized a Cleveland neighborhood with robberies and drive-by shootings.
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Sheriff's Office Responds to Stabbing in New Cumberland

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 4:05pm
The Hancock County Sheriff's Office will be filing criminal complaints following a stabbing Feb. 1 in New Cumberland.
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Channe Fleischer Appears in Court for Arraignment on Child Endangerment Charge

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:54pm
Channe Fleischer appeared before Judge Michael Bednar, charged with a second degree felony of endangering the life of her son.
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Man convicted of murder in adoptive mother's death

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:23pm
A central Pennsylvania man has been convicted of first-degree murder In the beating death of his adoptive mother more than five years ago.
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Ohio budget director: Proposal would fund Medicaid expansion

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 3:19pm
Ohio's budget director says the governor's two-year spending plan would continue to fund an expansion of the Medicaid health program.
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Toddler food often has too much salt, sugar, CDC study says

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 2:19pm
Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an early taste for foods that may contribute to obesity and other health risks, according to a new government study.
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Obama's budget includes billions for coal states

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 2:19pm
President Barack Obama's new budget proposal includes more than $3 billion worth of tax credits and other spending to help the Appalachian region recover from the declining coal industry.
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Jury mulling case of estranged wife's 2005 slaying

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/02/2015 - 2:11pm
Jurors are deliberating the case of a man charged in the shooting death of his estranged wife in eastern Pennsylvania almost a decade ago.
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