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Former Marshall President Mike Perry dies

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:37pm
Former Marshall University President Mike Perry has died.
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After veto last year, W.Va. lawmakers clear abortion ban

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:35pm
Lawmakers are sending Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks conception, similar to one he vetoed last year.
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Trial begins in shooting that injured Philadelphia officer

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:21pm
The attorney representing a man in a shooting that injured a Philadelphia police officer says it was "an accident."
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Judge asked to toss statements in double murder case

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:57pm
A man charged in the shooting deaths of a father and son in northeastern Pennsylvania last year is asking a judge to bar prosecutors from using his statements to police.
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Penguins Acquire Forward Daniel Winnik

Pittsburgh Penguins - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:45pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Daniel Winnik from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Zach Sill, a 2015 fourth-round draft pick and a 2016 second-round draft pick, it was announced by general manager Jim Rutherford. Winnik, ...

Former Eagles player gets probation for assaulting officer

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:41pm
Former Philadelphia Eagles safety Keelan Johnson has been sentenced to two months of supervised probation for pushing a police officer in suburban Phoenix last year.
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US House approves bill to step up fight against toxic algae

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:09pm
The U.S. House has voted to require more aggressive federal action to prevent toxic algae blooms from contaminating the Great Lakes and other waterways around the nation.
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3 indicted on numerous counts in counterfeit check scheme

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:41pm
Two New Jersey men and a Florida woman stand accused of stealing $700,000 from various banks through a counterfeit check scheme.
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32 arrested in suburban Philadelphia drug ring

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:57pm
Nearly three dozen people have been arrested in the Philadelphia area in connection with a drug ring that had ties to Colombia.
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3 nabbed in NY, Florida in plot to join Islamic State group

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:57pm
Federal officials say three men have been taken into custody in the United States on charges they plotted to travel overseas to join the Islamic State group.
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Tractor-Trailer Crash Shuts Down I-70 Eastbound

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:54pm
Ohio County Sheriff's Department released information regarding a tractor-trailer crash on I-70 Eastbound just across the PA state line near West Alexander.
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Moundsville Man Convicted of Selling Cocaine

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:34pm
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced Wednesday Kenneth L. Smith, 26, of Moundsville was convicted in federal court of selling crack cocaine.
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Connecticut town pursues museum honoring Maurice Sendak

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:00pm
Three years after Maurice Sendak's death, his western Connecticut hometown of Ridgefield is pursuing a museum honoring the author of "Where the Wild Things Are."
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Daniels man sentenced for tampering with water samples

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:36pm
A Raleigh County man has been sentenced for tampering with water samples from coal mining operations.
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Daughter testifies against fugitive father in '92 slaying

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:56am
The daughter of a long-time fugitive has seen her father for the first time since he allegedly killed her mother's friend at a crowded Philadelphia restaurant in 1992.
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In Wheeling Magazine's Latest Edition Focuses on New Businesses

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:54am
In Wheeling Magazine's latest edition is one Wheeling residents might be particularly interested in as it focuses on the new businesses opening up throughout the city.
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Police launch investigation into Scranton pension payments

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:52am
A criminal investigation has been launched into double pension benefits to six Scranton employees.
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Wheeling Park Plans to Host "All About Park" Night

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:47am
Future students are getting the opportunity to see what it is like to attend Wheeling Park High School Wednesday night.
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Fearing lawsuit, Philly-area town latest to repeal gun laws

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:40am
A suburban Philadelphia township is the latest community to repeal gun ordinances in an effort to avoid being sued under a new Pennsylvania law.
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Mummers' Mardi Gras celebration set for Saturday in Philly

JackFM Local News - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:56am
The group whose New Year's parade has been dubbed Philadelphia's Mardi Gras is putting on a weather-delayed Mardi Gras show of its own.
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