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Police: Man asked to mow grass shoots at father instead

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:07am
Police say a 31-year-old man angry that his father asked him to mow the lawn at their central Pennsylvania home, instead punched the older man in the mouth, then tried to shoot him.
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Pennsylvania man dies while swimming on NC shore

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:39am
An elderly Pennsylvania man has drowned while swimming on the North Carolina coast.
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Corps reopening Sutton Lake campground closed by high water

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:35am
A campground at Sutton Lake that was closed because of high water is reopening.
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New owner: Brunner Island power plant to burn natural gas

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:31am
New owner Talen Energy says its Brunner Island power plant in central Pennsylvania will be burning natural gas in addition to coal.
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Police rule out accidental cause of Columbia Pipeline fire

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:59am
State police have ruled out accidental causes of a fire at a natural gas compressor station in the Poconos owned by Columbia Pipeline Group.
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71-year-old Pittsburgh woman shot in leg while knitting

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:47am
Pittsburg police say a 71-year-old woman was wounded while knitting inside her home on the city's North Side.
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WesBanco says data taken from ATM; fraud appears isolated

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:43am
WesBanco says fraudulent activity following a security breach at an ATM in Ohio appears to be isolated.
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Philadelphia council wants free Wi-Fi in parks from Comcast

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:43am
Philadelphia City Council wants Comcast Corp. to provide free wireless Internet service to the city's prisons, recreation centers and parks.
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Principal to hold parents' meeting over gay teacher firing

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:31am
The principal of a suburban Philadelphia Catholic school plans to hold a meeting with parents next month about a gay teacher fired over her same-sex marriage.
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Chuck Yeager among W.Va. Aviation Hall of Fame inductees

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:23am
Record-setting test pilot Chuck Yeager and former astronaut Jon McBride are among eight people inducted into the West Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame.
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Rendell chairing Katie McGinty's run for Senate nomination

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:15am
Former Gov. Ed Rendell is chairing Katie McGinty's campaign for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey next year.
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State police investigating house fire that kills child

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:59am
A state police fire marshal is investigating a blaze that killed a child at a home in western Pennsylvania.
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Police say dogs seeking cupcakes caused small stove fire

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:55am
Police say dogs trying to get at a box of cupcakes left on top of a stove apparently started a small fire in a central Pennsylvania home.
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15-year-old facing charges for shooting at traffic stop

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:43am
Police say a 15-year-old boy will face assault and weapons charges after he allegedly fired shots in the direction of two officers making a traffic stop near Pittsburgh.
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Police: Philadelphia couple would handcuff autistic man

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:23am
Police say two Philadelphia residents are accused of handcuffing a 28-year-old autistic man.
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