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Court: Man with 74 IQ can't be executed for officer slaying

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:51am
Pennsylvania's high court says a man convicted of a Philadelphia police officer can't be executed because he has an IQ of 74.
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2 guilty, 1 cleared in fatal shooting of Wiz Khalifa's uncle

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:51am
Two men have pleaded guilty to murder in the drug-related shooting death of rapper Wiz Khalifa's uncle in a Pittsburgh-area fast-food parking lot, but a third man has been cleared and has pleaded guilty to drug charges...
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Comcast founder Ralph Roberts dead at 95

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:35am
Ralph Roberts, a businessman with a gentle demeanor who built Comcast from a small cable TV system in Mississippi into one of the nation's largest entertainment companies, has died. He was 95.
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10-year State Wildlife Action Plan available for comment

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:15am
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has identified more than 600 animals and 400 plant species as having the greatest conservation need in the proposed 2015 State Wildlife Action Plan.
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Couple Diagnosed with Cancer Within Weeks of One Another

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:12am
One couple is looking to beat all odds in order to live a long, healthy life with their 4-year-old daughter.
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Ex-Pennsylvania sheriff pleads guilty to corrupting teen

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:51am
A northwestern Pennsylvania county sheriff who resigned last year has pleaded guilty to corruption of minors after state police say he had sex with a 17-year-old girl who was renting a home from him while he was still...
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Homeless man finds purse, returns it to ill single mom

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:35am
A man living on the streets in central Pennsylvania has returned a lost purse containing nearly $400 to its owner - a single mother, who is on welfare and battling cancer.
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The Progress sold to owner of DuBois newspaper

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:27am
The (Clearfield) Progress newspaper has been sold to an Illinois-based chain that also owns the Courier Express newspaper in DuBois and related publications.
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Things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:19am
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday.
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Morgantown woman convicted of apartment complex arson

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 9:07am
A Morgantown woman has been convicted of a May 2014 arson at the Chateau Royale apartment complex.
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DA: Father's alleged abuse could reduce murder charge

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:59am
A prosecutor says allegations that a central Pennsylvania man fatally shot in his sleep had abused his wife for years could result in a reduced murder charge against the daughter charged with killing him.
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Pittsburgh VA wants to fire 3 who bound co-worker with tape

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:55am
Officials with the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System want to fire three workers and discipline four others who allegedly harassed a co-worker, who was allegedly bound with duct tape.
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2 rescued from flooded road as storms hit Pittsburgh area

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 8:11am
Two people were rescued from flooded roadways as severe thunderstorms hit the Pittsburgh area.
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Philadelphia Council boosts property taxes to fund schools

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 6:27am
Philadelphia's City Council has approved a series of tax increases aimed at raising an additional $70 million for the schools.
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Panel OKs deal to outsource Philadelphia substitute teachers

JackFM Local News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 6:11am
Philadelphia's School Reform Commission has approved a plan to outsource more than 1,000 substitute teacher jobs.
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