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UPDATE: Tennessee Theater attacker was armed with pellet gun, shot down by police

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:52pm
ANTIOCH, Tenn. (AP) -     8:30 p.m.    Metro Nashville police are now saying that the man who waged an attack inside a movie theater was armed with a pellet gun. 
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Would-be Tarzan allegedly tried to climb into monkey exhibit

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:40pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A man who claimed to be Tarzan has been arrested after he allegedly climbed a tree and tried to get into the monkey exhibit at a Southern California zoo.
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Local judge to take on dunking tank for Lions Club

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:21pm
He's known as a tough judge on the bench. Belmont County Common Pleas Judge Frank Fregiato has thrown many defendants into the proverbial tank.
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Dangerous hogweed plant not currently in the area

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:05pm
With just a couple weeks left of this summer people may be squeezing in some end of the season vacation trips before school starts. But there's a potential danger one may not always think about that could be lurking in some of the woods.
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Indian Creek High School to see new changes

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:02pm
With school only three weeks away-- students at one high school will be seeing a lot of changes to their campus.Indian Creek High School is in the process of getting a new roof, replacing the track at the football stadium, and implementing a new traffic flow pattern.Assistant Superintendent John Belt says the last refurbishment on the roof was over 20 years ago.Since then, they've been maintaining it to the best of their ability.Belt adds all of these projects have been a long time...
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Baseball field vandalism leads to investigation

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 7:52pm
Imagine dropping your kids off at baseball practice -- only to notice profanity and vulgar language spray painted in numerous spots around the field.
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'In God We Trust' decals placed on Greenup County Sheriff cruisers

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 7:50pm
Sheriff cruisers in Greenup County Kentucky are getting some new decals.The words "In God We Trust" are being placed on the back end of the police vehicles.
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Grow Ohio Valley Farmer's Markets introduce new Snap Match program

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 7:21pm
It's a farmer's market that allows your family to eat healthy on a budget. And even better -- all of the food is grown locally.
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Students honored at State Science Day

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 7:05pm
Young scientists from across Belmont County were honored today for their achievements in State Science Day.
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New Jersey man killed after Pennsylvania gun shop burglary

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 6:27pm
Authorities have released the name of a New Jersey man shot and killed by Pennsylvania police who said he opened fire on officers after stealing weapons from a gun shop.
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Cops: Man angry baby wasn't named for him killed ex, grandma

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 5:35pm
Pittsburgh police say a man upset that his ex-girlfriend wouldn't name their newborn son after him fatally stabbed her and beat her 72-year-old grandmother to death.
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Ex-congressman Murphy nominated undersecretary for Army

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 5:23pm
President Obama has announced plans to name former Pennsylvania congressman Patrick Murphy as an undersecretary for the Army in the Department of Defense.
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Local Teen Helps To Keep His School Safe

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 4:20pm
A local teenager is making sure that every classroom at his high school is safe by donating what he's calling Survival Buckets. He's hoping that by having these buckets in each classroom, that students and teachers will be able to escape or defend themselves in case of an active shooter situation.  
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Progress being made at the site of the Wheeling Dog Park

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 4:09pm
Wheeling Dog Park organizers now have a good idea about when the park will be ready to open., and it will be much more than a piece of property surrounded by a fence. It will have exercise options for dogs and people.Jeremy Morris, Co-Founder of the dog park, says it will open either late this fall or at the very latest, early next spring.City crews have done some excavation at the Tunnel Green site already.  
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Former Wheeling Central Principal Wins Light of the Valley Honor

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 4:05pm
A man who has helped children across the Ohio Valley for decades is receiving the ninth-annual Chambers YMCA Light of the Valley honor.Joseph "Doc" Viglietta is the retired principal of Wheeling Central Catholic High School, where he worked to impacted and assist students for 40 years.The Light of the Valley event raises money each year to help children who would normally couldn't afford sports get involved with programs through the YMCA.  "It means so much to m...
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Man, woman on trial in elderly woman's death

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/05/2015 - 3:59pm
A man and woman are on trial in eastern Pennsylvania in the death of an elderly stroke victim four years ago who was in their care.
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