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Belmont County Selected for Possible Construction of Natural Gas Cracker Plant

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:13pm
A Thai energy corporation has made plans to build a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker plant in Belmont County, OH, according to county commissioners.
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Planned 1,000-foot Miami tourist tower sparks politics scrum

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:42pm
A legal and political scuffle has broken out in Miami over a developer's plans to build a 1,000-foot tourist tower complete with thrill rides, observation decks, restaurants and clubs.
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Feds: Beckley VA subbed mental health drugs for cheaper ones

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:40pm
An investigation has found the Beckley VA Medical Center improperly substituted mental health treatments with older drugs to save money.
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Companies to re-evaluate proposed cracker plant in W.Va.

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:30pm
Brazilian petrochemical company Odebrecht and plastics maker Braskem say they will re-evaluate an ethane cracker they proposed to build in West Virginia.
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LIVESTREAM: Major Announcement by Belmont County Commissioners

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:28pm
While county commissioners are not revealing the subject of the press conference, we've learned a Thai energy corporation is talking with state and local government about building a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker plant in Belmont County, OH.
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DA: Teacher ID'd colleague's sex accuser to classmates

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:22pm
Police say Pennsylvania high school teacher intimidated a female student who has accused another teacher of illegally having sex with her, by identifying the student in front of her classmates.
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Clinton's infant granddaughter a touchstone in 2016 campaign

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:22pm
Power suits don't come in Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky's size. If asked for political insights, she might respond with a goo or a giggle. And her campaign vehicle of choice is a stroller.
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Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:06pm
President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy improves.
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Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:06pm
President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy improves.
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Terry Kalna Joins Pittsburgh Penguins As Senior Vice President of Sales and Broadcasting

Pittsburgh Penguins - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:15pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired Terry Kalna as Senior Vice President of Sales and Broadcasting, the team announced today. Kalna, 39, a native of Greensburg, has spent the past eight years as Managing Director of International Speedway Corpor...

Former W.Va. Rep. Nick Rahall joins World Affairs Council

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:06pm
Former Democratic Congressman Nick Rahall has joined the board of directors for the World Affairs Council in Washington, D.C.
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Ex-casino worker, school teen not guilty in counterfeiting

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:42am
A former Pennsylvania casino worker and a Nevada online high school student have pleaded not guilty to their alleged roles in a Uganda-based counterfeit currency operation.
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Wolf nominees begin to advance in Pennsylvania Senate

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:40am
Three of Gov. Tom Wolf's Cabinet nominees have now won approval from Senate committees ahead of confirmation votes in the chamber.
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Parking authority worker struck, killed by tow truck

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:40am
Police say a municipal parking authority worker was killed when he was hit by a tow truck backing up in a south Philadelphia lot.
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Kane hires former Rendell spokesman to get her message out

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:22am
Embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is hiring former Gov. Ed Rendell's spokesman to help get her message out.
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Sheriff's Office Investigating Robbery at Hancock County Business

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:58am
The Hancock County Sheriff's Office is looking for suspects after Gumby's in Chester, WV was robbed early Wednesday morning.
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1 of 2 Men Pulled Over in Traffic Stop Indicted on Drug Charges

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:39am
Corey Rice has been indicted on several charges Wednesday morning in Hancock County Circuit Court.
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Saint Joseph's University taps lay leader for first time

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:22am
A Roman Catholic university in Philadelphia has chosen a lay leader for the first time in its 164-year history.
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West Virginia ethane cracker project put on hold

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:18am
Despite continuous optimism from state officials, project developers have put plans to build an ethane cracker plant in Wood County, West Virginia on hold.
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Volunteers Needed for Special Olympics at WJU in May

JackFM Local News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:15am
Students from West Virginia's Northern Panhandle will join hands again for this year's Area I Special Olympics at Wheeling Jesuit University's Bishop Schmitt Field, Sunday, May 3.
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