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Philly upping hate crime law after same-sex attack

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:19pm
Philadelphia's city council has passed a bill authorizing added penalties for gender identity and sexual orientation hate crimes that aren't covered under state law.
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Severed arm grabs spotlight at Civil War museum

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:15pm
A well-preserved human forearm purportedly found shortly after the 1862 Battle of Antietam is grabbing the Halloween spotlight at the National Museum of Civil War History in Frederick.
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Severed arm grabs spotlight at Civil War museum

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:15pm
A well-preserved human forearm purportedly found shortly after the 1862 Battle of Antietam is grabbing the Halloween spotlight at the National Museum of Civil War History in Frederick.
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Alabama pastor: College official touched me, too

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:11pm
A Baptist minister from Alabama says he was inappropriately touched by a man now accused of sexually assaulting students at a state university in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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Advocates to Release Details on Hungry Ohioans

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:00pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Anti-hunger advocates plan to release new information about who is going hungry in Ohio.The state figures are part of Feeding America's national report on hunger.The study includes data on the roughly 6,700 people in emergency food programs in Ohio, and provides information about close to 1,900 hunger relief agencies.The Ohio Association of Foodbanks plans to release the state figures Thursday at a news conference in Columbus.Advocates plan to discuss the makeup of house...
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Radiation detection nearly set at W.Va. landfills

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:03pm
A state Department of Environmental Protection official says the installation of detectors is nearly complete at six West Virginia landfills that will accept low-level radioactive drilling waste from natural gas operations.
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Buyer Suing Owner of The Meadows for $10 Million

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:00pm
HOUSTON, Pa. (AP) - An eastern Pennsylvania company that announced plans to buy The Meadows Racetrack Casino near Pittsburgh for $465 million has sued the current owner, jeopardizing that deal.Gaming and Leisure Properties, of Wyomissing, on Monday, filed a Securities and Exchange notice saying it can't predict what effect the lawsuit, filed in a New York federal court, may have on the sale negotiations.The Berks County company is suing Cannery Casino Resorts LLC, of Las Vegas, which has own...
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Ohio police seek suspect in football star's death

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:51am
Cleveland police are searching for a man accused of killing a former Kansas State University football player outside a nightclub on Oct. 11.
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Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:39am
There won't be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for suspect accused of killing a state trooper.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:35am
Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors to resolve an assault case involving an Ohio State fan. The 23-year-old former Michigan offensive tackle entered the pleas yesterday to charges of...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:35am
Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors to resolve an assault case involving an Ohio State fan. The 23-year-old former Michigan offensive tackle entered the pleas yesterday to charges of...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:35am
Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors to resolve an assault case involving an Ohio State fan. The 23-year-old former Michigan offensive tackle entered the pleas yesterday to charges of...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:27am
Police say two western Pennsylvania community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group severely beat a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute. Police in Washington, Pennsylvania, have jailed...
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Belmont County Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal Shooting in Bridgeport

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:01am
We have just learned the Belmont County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest after a fatal shooting in Bridgeport Wednesday Night.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:59am
Police say two western Pennsylvania community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group severely beat a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:59am
Police say two western Pennsylvania community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group severely beat a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute.
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Belmont County Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal Shooting in Bridgeport

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:54am
We have just learned the Belmont County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest after a fatal shooting in Bridgeport Wednesday Night.
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Defense Wants More Time in School Stabbings Case

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:53am
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The attorney for a 17-year-old boy charged with stabbing 20 students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school wants more time to review police and medical reports.The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit.ly/1u9B62N ) reports Alex Hribal's (RY'-balz) defense attorney, Patrick Thomassey, wants a Westmoreland County judge to give him more time to file pretrial motions - which are due Friday - and to move Hribal's trial date from December until at least...
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Advocates to Release Details on Hungry Ohioans

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:48am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Anti-hunger advocates plan to release new information about who is going hungry in Ohio.The state figures are part of Feeding America's national report on hunger.The study includes data on the roughly 6,700 people in emergency food programs in Ohio, and provides information about close to 1,900 hunger relief agencies.The Ohio Association of Foodbanks plans to release the state figures Thursday at a news conference in Columbus.Advocates plan to discuss the makeup of house...
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Hall of fame for mustaches? Why not?

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:47am
There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why shouldn't those with a hairy upper lip get their just rewards?
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