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Lake effect snow coming to northwest Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 9:51am
Residents of northwestern Pennsylvania are being warned about the return of a seasonal guest - lake effect snow.
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DA appeals judge's refusal to step down in fatal arson

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 9:31am
Prosecutors have appealed a western Pennsylvania judge's refusal to step down from presiding over the retrial of a man in the arson deaths of three Pittsburgh firefighters two decades ago.
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Caldwell Season Ends with Tough 44-34 Loss to Danville

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:58pm

The Caldwell Redskins taking on the undefeated Danville Blue Devils at Sulsberger Memorial Stadium in Zanesville.It was pretty good quarterback match-up,

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Wheeling Park Crushes South Charleston

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:47pm

Wheeling Park 41 South Charleston 0 

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Mild Saturday But Sharply Colder Sunday

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:40pm

A few rain showers Saturday evening.  Gusty winds as cooler air arrives Sunday morning.

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Ohio May Allow EMT's to Aid Animals at Emergency Scenes

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 10:54pm

A bill that would allow first responders to aid injured animals at emergency scenes has cleared an Ohio House panel.    Republican state Rep. Steve Huffman, of Tipp City, tells the Dayton Daily News emergency medical technicians haven't been allowed to treat animals under the scope of their license.   

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Ohio Lawmaker Claims Snub in Planned Parenthood Debate

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 10:41pm

An Ohio Democratic state lawmaker has formally complained that she was not recognized to speak during House debate on defunding Planned Parenthood.    Rep. Kathleen Clyde, of Kent, told House Clerk Brad Young in a protest memo Friday that lawmakers have a constitutional right to express opposition to any bill that comes up for a vote.

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Generosity of Hancock County business helps area families

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 7:49pm

More than 250 families in need Hancock County are able to have a family Thanksgiving dinner because of the generosity of one area business. People lined up at the Salvation Army in Weirton Friday morning grateful for the opportunity.

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Mexico, US arrest 8 in binational sex-trafficking ring

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 7:14pm
Mexican and U.S. authorities say eight people have been arrested in an international trafficking ring that forced women and underage girls into prostitution.
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Police: Teen prank behind carcasses by teachers' picket line

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 6:26pm
Four teenagers enjoying a prank are apparently the culprits who left animal carcasses, including a painted deer, near the picket line of striking teachers in a western Pennsylvania school district.
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Wheeling Christmas Parade : Live Stream

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 6:12pm

Watch the Wheeling Christmas Parade here!

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Woman convicted in arson of detective neighbor's house

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:58pm
A jury is convicting a suburban Philadelphia woman accused of burning down her neighbor's home last year because she blamed the detective who lived there for her son's arrest.
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APNewsBreak: 2 high-ranking VA officials demoted

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:34pm
Two high-ranking officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs have been demoted in response to allegations that they manipulated the agency's hiring system for their own gain.
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New presidents approved at Marshall, Shepherd, West Liberty

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:30pm
The state Higher Education Policy Commission has approved the hiring of new presidents at Marshall, Shepherd and West Liberty universities.
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The Latest: Jurors recess without verdict for ex-coal CEO

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:24pm
The latest in the federal criminal trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. All times local:
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Wheeling Hospital Gives Back With "Mitten Tree"

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:23pm

The Mitten Tree has been standing in the Wheeling Hospital Hand Center for many years. Suzanne Holsen, Director of the Center, says each year the community looks forward to filling the tree with gloves, mittens, hats, scarves and any other warm weather accessories....

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Driver dies after truck plunges into West Virginia river

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:18pm
Charleston police say a man has died after his truck hit another vehicle and went into the Elk River.
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Cosby removed from Philadelphia high school's Hall of Fame

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 5:14pm
Bill Cosby has been removed from a Philadelphia high school's Hall of Fame.
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U.S. Senator From Ohio Wants to Close Gun Law Loophole

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 4:32pm

An Ohio Senator is working on legislation to close loopholes in our visa laws to prevent potential terrorist from sneaking into the United States. 

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Judge Settles Belmont County Feud That Has Reached Epic Proportions

JackFM Local News - Fri, 11/20/2015 - 4:07pm

A judge had to tell Lou Ann Bennett and Dan Brown not to snipe at each other anymore.Not on social media, not in person, not in any way whatsoever.The hearing was to impose sentence on Brown for a previous case of contempt of court in this ongoing battle.Belmont County Common Pleas Court John Vavra gave Brown 10 days in jail, then suspended all 10, saying he can either donate $500 to the Belmont County Salvation Army or do 50 hours of community service there.

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