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Heat warning issued for Philadelphia, suburbs

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 6:22am
Hazy, hot and humid conditions are blanketing Philadelphia and its suburbs.
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Great Stone Viaduct Being Purchased for $83k

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 6:18am
The society and current owner, CSX transportation, have been in negotiations for more than a year now settling on a price of $83,000 for the five and half acres on which the arches and bridge sit.
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Leg amputated to rescue man pinned under train

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 6:06am
A man is in critical condition after a surgical team had to amputate his leg after he was pinned under a freight train in northeast Philadelphia.
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Court upholds reversal of house's tax sale over $6.30 bill

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:38am
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld an appeals court decision reversing the sale of a widow's home that was triggered by a $6.30 tax bill.
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Police: Pregnant woman, 26, shot, killed in Pittsburgh

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 4:54am
Police say a 26-year-old pregnant woman has died after she was shot multiple times in Pittsburgh.
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BREAKING NEWS: AMBER ALERT ISSUED IN JEFFERSON COUNTY

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 4:01am
AMBER ALERT ISSUED IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, PLEASE SHARE:Mariska MontgomeryMissing From: Cadiz Road, Wintersville, OhioAge: 7
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Guilty plea hearing rescheduled for top exec in W.Va. spill

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:22am
A guilty plea hearing has been rescheduled for the top executive charged in a chemical spill that contaminated West Virginia's biggest drinking water supply.
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Humanities endowment gives $36M in grants for 212 projects

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:22am
The National Endowment for the Humanities is giving more than $36 million in grants for projects, including funds to help publish 36 nonfiction books to support popular scholarly writing.
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National Endowment for Humanities funds 2 W.Va. projects

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:18am
The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced $274,000 in grants for two projects in West Virginia.
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June US mine inspections result in 139 citations

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:10am
Federal inspectors issued 139 citations and three orders at U.S. mine operations in June.
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Ex-Philadelphia drug squad officer to be sentenced

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:10am
A former Philadelphia police officer who pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges and also accused other officers of misconduct is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday.
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Local Restaurant Voted One of the Best Burgers in the Country

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 9:40pm
It's the first burger spot to make the list in the Mountain State and it's located right here in the friendly city.
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Boy Scouts Adopting New Rules On Gay Scout Leaders

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 9:23pm
They're an organization geared to helping raise young boys into men, with more than just outdoor knowledge, but in the last year the Boy Scouts of America have been pushed out of the woods and into the spotlight involving an issue even older than them. 
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Girl drops baby while catching bridal bouquet

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 9:14pm
This wedding guest seems to have her priorities a little mixed up.In this video, you can see a girl choosing to reach for a wedding bouquet instead of holding a toddler. Unfortunately, the young girl did not catch the bouquet, but the toddler is reported to be in good health and sustained no injuries after being dropped on the ground.
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Man indicted for negligent manslaughter in car crash

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 9:10pm
A Philadelphia man has been indicted on charges of negligent manslaughter and driving under the influence of alcohol in a crash that left a woman dead and left him and two children injured.
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Man accused of illegally killing lion holds prior charges

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:52pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe has a felony on his record related to shooting a black bear in Wisconsin, according to federal court records.
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Ohio County Woman's Legacy Still Lives on Through Organ Donation

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:21pm
In March of 2008, the life of a young Ohio County woman was taken in the blink of an eye after a tragic car accident -- fast forward seven years and the woman who wanted to do nothing more than help others as a nurse is still helping people.
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Redman Trial is Underway

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:48pm
William Redman's trial has begun. Redman is the Wheeling man charged with inappropriately touching a child.
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Jeffery Spring Murder Trial Began Today

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:37pm
The murder trial for Jeffery Spring started today in Jefferson County. Spring, 53, is charged with murder with firearm specification and tampering with evidence.Spring allegedly shot and killed Stephen Boyer, 47, at his home near Austin Lake in December 2014.
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Police Receive Vague Information on McMechen Abduction Case

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 7:25pm
McMechen police are not releasing any information on a possible abduction case that took place recently.Marshall County Chief Deputy Bill Helms said that something happened, because the sheriff's department was asked to help, but the information was vague."We received a call yesterday [from McMechen PD] for a little assistance with an IT issue," Helms said.He said that a deputy did help McMechen police with video evidence."They were looking for, I believe, a red truc...
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