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Lawmakers seek $1 billion for struggling coal states

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 2:58pm
Lawmakers from Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry are proposing to set aside $1 billion from a federal fund to use for economic development.
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Justice Department names new head of its pardon office

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 2:50pm
The Justice Department has named a new head of its pardon office.
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New City Manager Selected for Steubenville

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 2:32pm
After a month-long search, Steubenville has a new city manager, and James Mavromatis is ready to tackle this issues all of us in the community are worried about.
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Retired Philadelphia cop claims officers 'violated' him

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 2:10pm
A 54-year-old retired Philadelphia police officer has filed a complaint with Internal Affairs after he was allegedly "violated" by officers during a case of mistaken identity.
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West Virginia school board member Wade Linger resigns

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 1:55pm
West Virginia board of education member Wade Linger has resigned, citing frustration over what he called the state Legislature's long-term tinkering with the board's work.
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2016 National Signing Day Coverage: WVU Football

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 1:38pm
Check back throughout the day as we update this story with the latest WVU Football signees. 
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Attorney: 2nd defendant in carjacking crash also seeks deal

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 1:22pm
An attorney for the second defendant in a carjacking, sexual assault and crash that killed a mother and three children in north Philadelphia says his client is looking to strike a deal with prosecutors.
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West Virginia features packed ballot for 2016 election

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 1:22pm
The ballot is almost set for a pivotal election in West Virginia.
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Shapiro, Zappala throw elbows in attorney general's race

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 1:10pm
The race for Pennsylvania attorney general is becoming very heated between two leading Democrats seeking to replace Attorney General Kathleen Kane.
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Mayor: Off-duty officer involved in shooting death

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 12:54pm
An official says an off-duty police officer was involved in a shooting death in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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Feds 'working on arrests' in spate of Pennsylvania overdoses

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 12:43pm
Western Pennsylvania's federal prosecutor says investigators are working on arrests linked to roughly 30 nonfatal heroin overdoses in recent days. 
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Tanker Truck Rolls Over in Marshall County, Driver Taken to Area Hospital

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 12:27pm
UPDATE: The driver is being taken to an area hospital after being entrapped in a tanker truck that rolled over in Marshall County.
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Wolf signs 2-year halt in Keystone Exams' graduation mandate

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 12:18pm
A requirement that Pennsylvania students pass the Keystone Exams to graduate high school is on hold for at least two years, although Gov. Tom Wolf says that doesn't mean he's against testing or accountability.
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Police Search for Armed Bank Robber in Jefferson County

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:36am
Police are searching for a suspect wanted for an armed bank robbery in Jefferson County. According to police, the suspect robbed the Steubenville PNC Bank with a handgun just after 9:00 a.m., Wednesday.  
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Police: Road Debris May Have Caused Shattered Window

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:03am
A woman driving a Mountaineer Gas truck believes her vehicle had been shot just before 8:00 a.m., Wednesday in Wheeling when a window in the vehicle shattered. 
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The Latest: Bill Cosby arrives for 2nd day of proceedings

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:18am
The latest on Bill Cosby's court appearance on a felony sexual assault charge (all times local):
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The Latest: Bill Cosby arrives for 2nd day of proceedings

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:18am
The latest on Bill Cosby's court appearance on a felony sexual assault charge (all times local):
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The Latest: Bill Cosby arrives for 2nd day of proceedings

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 9:58am
The latest on Bill Cosby's court appearance on a felony sexual assault charge (all times local):
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US Attorney Warns Potent Batch of Heroin on Streets

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 9:38am
Officials are warning there is a potentially deadly batch of heroin on the streets of western Pennsylvania. U.S. Attorney David Hickton has scheduled a news conference on Wednesday to discuss several recent overdoses. At least a dozen nonfatal overdoses have been reported in Washington County since the weekend. 
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Service workers give strike notice to Washington Hospital

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 9:30am
A service workers union is threatening to strike Washington Hospital in southwestern Pennsylvania if a contract dispute isn't resolved soon.
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