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Millions hunker down as Northeast storm totals downgraded

JackFM Local News - 7 hours 6 min ago
Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.
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WVU Foundation reports milestone in drive for $1 billion

JackFM Local News - 7 hours 18 min ago
The West Virginia University fundraising campaign has topped the 80 percent mark in its quest to raise $1 billion.
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Philadelphia schools, city offices closed Tuesday

JackFM Local News - 8 hours 10 min ago
All public and Catholic schools in Philadelphia will be closed Tuesday along with city offices as residents cope with the massive storm hitting the Northeast.
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All eyes are on coastal towns in New York and New England.

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:14pm
Blizzard conditions will develop along the coast when strong gale-force winds combine with heavy snow and low visibilities. The greatest snow totals will likely occur in parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.  
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Couple charged in pet ferret attack in infant

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:39pm
A Philadelphia-area man and woman have been charged with child endangerment following an attack on their newborn by a trio of pet ferrets.
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Official: No plans to close Philadelphia airport

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:03pm
Officials say airlines operating at Philadelphia International Airport have canceled most flights on Tuesday, but there are no plans to close the airport during the storm.
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Pennsylvania drivers warn storm may bring restrictions

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 8:03pm
Transportation officials in Pennsylvania are warning drivers that restrictions may be imposed during the winter storm.
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Bids Opened to Drill Beneath State-Owned Lands in Marshall; Wetzel Counties

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:35pm
Companies have bid millions of dollars to drill for oil and natural gas beneath several state-owned lands in West Virginia.
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Court rules against Penn State alumnus seeking emails

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:23pm
A state court has blocked a bid by a Penn State alumnus to gain access to email exchanges between the state attorney general's office and an independent group that was investigating the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse...
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West Virginia Legislature Takes Up Greyhound Racing

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:18pm
A study commissioned by state lawmakers says greyhound racing subsidies are a bad investment and should be eliminated.
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2 arrested, 2 guns found at Pittsburgh-area school

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:07pm
Authorities in western Pennsylvania say two suspects were arrested and at least two guns confiscated at a school in western Pennsylvania.
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Former Army Prosecutor Found Guilty of Rape

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 5:47pm
A former U.S. Army prosecutor who handled sexual-assault cases has been found guilty on rape charges following a six-day court-martial at Fort Bragg.The Army issued a five-sentence statement Monday saying Maj. Erik J. Burris was found guilty on two charges of rape and forcible sodomy, and four charges of assault and disobeying an order.
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Man gets 11½ to 23½ months in bomb manufacture

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 5:19pm
A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to making a bomb that authorities said was intended for his wife's paramour has been sentenced to 11½ to 23½ months in prison.
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Several Accidents Stall Traffic Along I-70 W

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 5:03pm
Several accidents stalled traffic along Interstate 70 westbound Monday, Jan. 26 in Ohio County.
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Probation for ex-officer shot on job, lauded, later arrested

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:59pm
A former Philadelphia police officer honored by the White House before a downward spiral that left him in custody on $60 million bail has been sentenced to probation.
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Assisted suicide case goes to New Mexico appeals court

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:43pm
Do terminally-ill patients in the New Mexico already have a right to end their lives?
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Police Arrest 2 Juveniles During Shots Fired Incident Investigation in Steubenville

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:33pm
Two juveniles were arrested and a pair of stolen guns are off the streets Monday, Jan. 26 following an investigation into a shots fired incident over the weekend in Steubenville, Ohio.
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Police: Witnesses stopped woman from leaving baby

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:31pm
Police say a woman was arrested after two people said they saw her apparently try to abandon a baby several times in central Pennsylvania.
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Speed, no seat belt cited in death of EMU basketball player

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:23pm
Investigators say an Eastern Michigan University basketball player was speeding without a seat belt when she lost control of her vehicle and hit an oncoming vehicle, killing herself and another student riding with her.
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W.Va. proposes fees in tank law to prevent chemical spills

JackFM Local News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 3:48pm
State environmental regulators say the highest-risk aboveground storage tanks could face a $375 annual fee in a law to protect water supplies.
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