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Power Outages Reported After Tuesday Night Storms

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 7:37pm
A number of power outages were reported after a line of storms moved through areas of the Ohio Valley between 5 and 6 p.m. Tuesday.
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Newly-Elected Weirton Mayor Sworn In Along with City Council Members

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 7:28pm
Eight people were sworn into office on Tuesday evening in Weirton. 
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Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 7:27pm
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds at work Tuesday to block the view of rainbow-clad protesters outside. They carried flowers and flags and signs saying "you don't own marriage." They chanted "do your job."
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Cleveland Man Sentenced After Leading Police on Chase

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 7:15pm
Howard Orr, 29, of Cleveland has been sentenced to four years in prison for fleeing and eluding, and aggravated vehicular assault.
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Man sentenced in stabbing death of girlfriend's son

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 6:10pm
A western Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of his girlfriend's son has been sentenced to 6¼ to 16 2/3 years in prison.
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Judge Martin Gaughan Retires--A Founder of Community Corrections In West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 6:00pm
He's known as a fair and impartial judge, and one of the founders of community corrections in West Virginia.
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Photo gets fisherman cited for illegally catching fish

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 5:34pm
A Pennsylvania fisherman apparently has a Facebook photo to thank for landing him in hot water with the state Fish & Boat Commission.
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News Minute: Here's the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:29pm
A proposal to overhaul public sector pension benefits is being debated in the Pennsylvania House, while the Senate is taking up a wine and liquor privatization measure. Action on the two major Republican agenda items got...
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Judge Martin Gaughan Retires After Decades of Service

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:22pm
Attorneys, judges and friends from Brooke, Hancock and Ohio Counties honored Judge Martin Gaughan and commended him for his decades of service.
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2 Individuals Wanted for Questioning in the 3rd Street Shooting Case Spoke to Wheeling Police

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:17pm
Wheeling Police released two individuals were questioned in the shooting case that happened Monday night in North Wheeling.
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Belmont County Authorities Review Alleged Sexual Incident Report, No Charges Filed Yet

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:05pm
Martins Ferry Police and the Belmont County Prosecutor's Office are keeping a tight lid on a case that just came to their attention recently.
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Coroner: Police correct to shoot robbery standoff suspect

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:02pm
A coroner says a western Pennsylvania man didn't fatally shoot himself during an armed standoff following a pharmacy robbery, but found state police who fired the fatal shots were justified.
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Pennsylvania's auditor recommends municipal pension reforms

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:46pm
A task force headed by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is recommending legislation it says will help improve the stability of Pennsylvania's 2,600 municipal pension plans.
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Halliburton closing 430-worker plant in western Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:41pm
Halliburton is closing a western Pennsylvania plant with 430 workers, but says 80 percent of them will be offered transfers to a facility in Zanesville, Ohio or other Pennsylvania locations.
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Final Preparations Made for 19th Annual Plaza West Fest

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:35pm
The final preparations were completed Tuesday afternoon for the 19th Annual Plaza West Fest.
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Pittsburgh-area mall enacts new security plan after shooting

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:25pm
Executives at a Pittsburgh-area mall have announced new plans to improve security in response to several violent crimes, including a February shooting that injured three people.
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Shigella Cases Spreading in Jefferson County

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:22pm
Health officials in Jefferson County have a serious problem on their hands. During a press conference held at Trinity Health System, officials announced that there is a serious outbreak of an intestinal infection called Shigella spreading throughout the county.19 cases of Shigella have been reported in Jefferson County since late February. 
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Erie Coke Corp. deemed compliant after improvements

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 3:21pm
After spending millions of dollars on pollution-control improvements and fines, Erie Coke Corp. has satisfied environmental regulators who once attempted to shut down the northwestern Pennsylvania plant.
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Wesley Clark Held on $5-Million Cash Bond

JackFM Local News - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 2:54pm
Wesley Clark, the Carroll County man who was indicted for murder by the Harrison County Grand Jury Friday has refused council at in court Tuesday afternoon.
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Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Awards Scholarships to 21 Local High School Graduates

Pittsburgh Penguins - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 2:52pm
PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation announced today the 21 high school graduates who will receive 2015 Penguins Foundation Scholarships. In partnership with Reed Smith, and with the strong support of the Allegheny Intermediate Un...

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