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Highway Worker Hit by a Car and Killed Along Route 22

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:48pm
An investigation is underway after a highway worker was killed Thursday evening.
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Dr. Vicki Riley Sworn In as WVNCC's 7th President

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 9:24pm
West Virginia Northern Community College installed its seventh president Thursday afternoon.
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Former NBA Player Gives Encouraging Speech to Local High School Students about Drug Use

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:09pm
Hundreds of local school students had the opportunity to listen to an encouraging speech about the fight against drugs Thursday.
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Regional Emergency Response Teams Gather and Discuss Future Plans

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 7:02pm
Emergency response teams from around the region came together Thursday in Marshall County to go over their plans.
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Weirton Transportation Corporation Riders Fear Cuts in Service Due to Levy

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:56pm
Riders of the Weirton Transportation Corporation could be facing cuts in their service after voters rejected a levy.
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Police: Cell Phones Main Cause for Distracted Driving

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:47pm
The National Safety Council says that 52% of fatal automobile accidents involve cell phones. 
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Longtime Philadelphia sportswriter Stan Hochman dies at 86

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 6:00pm
A longtime sportswriter for the Philadelphia Daily News has died.
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St. Clairsville Mayor Looks Forward To New Chapter In His Life

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:32pm
Bob Vincenzo has been mayor of St. Clairsville for 24 years, and president of council before that, with a total of 37 years in public service.He will end his term as mayor on December 31, and will not run for office again.He can't point to any one thing as his greatest accomplishment.He is proud of the bike trail, the downtown renovation, the Clarendon Hotel restoration and the creation of the amphitheater.But he's also proud of the clean city with very little crime, known as a good place to ...
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Godzilla Now Tokyo Resident & Tourism Ambassador

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:26pm
Godzilla has stomped so many buildings in Japan the irradiated monster is getting appointed special resident and tourism ambassador for Tokyo's Shinjuku ward.  In honor, a Godzilla-size head towering 171 feet above ground level was unveiled Thursday at an office of Toho, the studio behind the 1954 original.
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APNewsBreak: Top Dems seek alternative Pa. Senate candidate

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:24pm
Top Democrats are pressuring a former state lawmaker who heads Pennsylvania's third most populous county to run for the U.S. Senate. It's a reflection of the party's unease with second-time candidate Joe Sestak.
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Alligator Sighted In Monongahela River May Be A Discarded Pet That Got Too Big and Unmanageable

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:23pm
Troy Quick, animal keeper at Oglebay Park's Good Zoo, says if it is indeed an alligator that people are seeing in the Monongahela River, it was probably placed there just a short time ago, since it couldn't have survived this winter's bitter cold conditions.Quick believes it may have been purchased at a trade show, pet shop or online when it was a hatchling--less than a foot long.But fast forward a few years, and it's now six to seven feet long, hard to handle, and the owner--now overwhelmed-...
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Remainder of St. John Church in Benwood, WV Must Come Down, According to Engineering Report

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 5:20pm
The remainder of St. John's Church in Benwood, WV must be torn down, according to initial engineering reports. The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston says they will be building a new church.
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Video game leads police to suspect in death of man in river

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:28pm
Pittsburgh police say they used online video game logins to track down a suspect in a missing person case.
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Ex-coal CEO's trial in West Virginia moved back to July

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:28pm
The start of ex-coal baron Don Blankenship's criminal trial has been bumped back to July.
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Alyssa Milano Slams London Heathrow Airport for Taking Breast Milk

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 4:08pm
Alyssa Milano went on a twitter rant this morning after security at a London airport confiscated her breast milk.
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