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3 sought in Philadelphia shooting that injured taxi driver

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:09am
Authorities are looking for three suspects in a shooting that injured a taxi driver in south Philadelphia.
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Late night fire in Powhatan Point now under investigation

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:59am
Around 11:30 p.m. Friday evening, Powhatan fire crews were called to 102 3rd St. behind the old grade school. When they arrived on scene, they found a fully involved house fire.
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Federal judge rejects bid for leniency in child porn case

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:53am
A federal judge in western Pennsylvania has rejected a former Allegheny College professor's bid for leniency in a child pornography case.
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Coroner rules 3 fire deaths in 2015 blaze accidental

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:17am
A coroner has ruled the deaths of three people in a central Pennsylvania house fire more than a year ago accidental although police say they are still investigating the blaze.
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Groups say W.Va. a mixed bag on domestic violence gun laws

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:11am
West Virginia law bars domestic abusers from having guns, but gun safety groups say more can be done.
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Former councilman allowed to remain free pending appeal

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 9:53am
A former western Pennsylvania councilman convicted of improperly using $50,000 from the trust fund of an elderly widow with dementia has been allowed to remain free on bail pending his appeal.
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Wolf to float new budget plan amid fight over current one

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 9:09am
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will release his 2016-17 budget plan even as he fights to get his major priorities into this year's budget.
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Casey campaigning in New Hampshire for Hillary Clinton

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 3:08am
Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey is heading to New Hampshire to campaign for Hillary Clinton ahead of that state's first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday.
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WJU Gives No. 1 Notre Dame All It Could Handle, but Falls Short of Upset

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:55pm
No. 1 Notre Dame College 24, No.16 Wheeling Jesuit 15
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The Test of a Champion - A 4 Year Old's Battle With Cancer

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 6:39pm
He's far from being a normal 4 year-old, in fact for some he's more of a superhero. For years we've been following Hines Rotriga's fight against cancer. "As of right now things are going good, we're happy with the results," said Hines' dad Kevin Rotriga.   Hines' parents have been by his side every step of the way. His mom Debbie is with him in New York and his father father Kevin has been putting in long hours on the road, driving hundreds of miles to and from as of...
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Martins Ferry Murder Suspect Indicted

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:59pm
The suspect in a Martins Ferry murder investigation has been indicted and turned himself into police.
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West Liberty University's Wrestling Team Reaches Out to 4-Year-Old in Need

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:43pm
The Wrestling team at West Liberty University has taken on a special fundraiser to help out a little boy who is dealing with a difficult battle 4-year-old Holdyn Keefer was diagnosed with Leukemia last month.
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Linsly School Receives NFL Golden Football

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:35pm
Although several area high schools have alumni who have played in the NFL, very few had the honor of actually playing in a Super Bowl. However, "Big Play" Willie Clay, a 1988 Graduate of Linsly was able to accomplish just that. 
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WVNCC Culinary Chef Offers Healthy Alternatives For Super Bowl Snacks

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:25pm
Super Bowl parties traditionally rely on dips and chips, pizza, wings and generally high fat and high calorie foods. But the director of WVNCC's Culinary Arts Program says you can trade nutrients for fats, without losing taste in the bargain. Spinach dip is standard fare at game parties. "Everybody loves spinach dip," said Marian Grubor, director of West Virginia Northern Community College's culinary arts program. "But we have mayonnaise and sour cream."
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