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Beckley considers banning playing basketball on streets

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:08am
Beckley officials are considering banning playing basketball on city streets following residents' complaints.
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Water sent to Kanawha communities affected by main break

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 6:48am
Water is being sent to more than a dozen Kanawha County communities affected by a main break.
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Storms disrupt power, mass transit in eastern Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 6:16am
The cleanup is beginning in eastern Pennsylvania after powerful storms downed trees, power lines and disrupted mass transit.
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Police: Machete-wielding teen attacks bicyclist, fiancée

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 4:23am
A machete-wielding teen is behind bars in eastern Pennsylvania after police say he attacked a bicyclist and went after the victim's fiancée.
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Building owner installing window gates after fatal fall

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 4:19am
The owner of an eastern Pennsylvania apartment building where a 3-year-old fell to her death from a fourth-floor window is installing window gates on the building and the other properties it owns.
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Olympic-style opening ceremony set at Marshall soccer event

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 3:11am
An Olympic-style opening ceremony will be held at a youth soccer tournament featuring teams from 13 states at Marshall University.
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Putnam school administrator named to state post

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 3:08am
A Putnam County school administrator will become the new deputy state schools superintendent.
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Martinsburg man sentenced for heroin overdose death

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 2:39am
Federal authorities say a Martinsburg man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling heroin that led to a fatal overdose.
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Pennsylvania man convicted of LA hotel dismemberment

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:11pm
A Pennsylvania man has been convicted of killing and dismembering a man in a downtown Los Angeles hotel room while acting out a grisly fantasy.
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Child Killed in Truck vs. Horse Drawn Buggy Accident in Jefferson County

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:39pm
A child is dead after a crash that occurred on County Road 58 in Jefferson County late Tuesday afternoon.
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First Responders Who Worked on St. John's Church Fire Honored with Dinner

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:31pm
Undo's and Wesbanco teamed up to serve a "thank you" dinner to the fire departments, police officers, EMT's and dispatchers who responded to the St. John's Church fire on March 30.
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Tornado Survivor Looks Back at Deadliest Twister in State History

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 7:57pm
Shirley Horvath's family had heard about tornadoes from a relative who lived in Nebraska but they had never imagined a twister could touch down in West Virginia. What happened June 23rd, 1944 surprised not only Shirley's family but the entire Mountain State. Tuesday marks the 71st Anniversary of the deadliest string of tornadoes in the history of West Virginia as a series of twisters ripped through the Appalachian Mountains."It happened in 1944, I was 4 1/2 years old but I remember it like it...
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House approves bill to overhaul chemical regulation

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 7:27pm
The House has approved a bipartisan bill to update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years.
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The Latest on severe weather: Storms move to East Coast

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 6:43pm
The latest on the bad weather moving from the Midwest to the East Coast (all times local):
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Storms halt Philadelphia trains, down trees, power lines

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 6:43pm
Severe thunderstorms moving through central and eastern Pennsylvania downed trees and power lines and halted commuter trains during rush hour in Philadelphia.
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Authorities recover body from Kanawha River

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 5:43pm
Police say the body of a man who drowned Sunday has been recovered in the Kanawha River.
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House OKs bill to ease rules for teacher furloughs

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 5:23pm
Pennsylvania's House of Representatives is sending the Senate a bill that would allow public schools to factor in performance when laying off teachers and cut staff during hard economic times.
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Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort Cuts 2015 Racing Schedule

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 5:08pm
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Casino have made cuts to the 2015 racing schedule.
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