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Recommendations due on 25-year Pa. school funding disparity

JackFM Local News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:05am
A panel of lawmakers and advisers to Gov. Tom Wolf is about to issue a recommendation for an objective method of distributing aid to Pennsylvania's 500 public school districts.
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Airport to activate siren in area affected by mudslide

JackFM Local News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 2:57am
Yeager Airport is activating an emergency siren system designed to protect residents in the area affected by a March 12 mudslide.
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DA seeking reinstatement of 1990 arson-murder conviction

JackFM Local News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 1:21am
Prosecutors are asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the murder conviction of an elderly man who spent 24 years in prison for his daughter's death in a fire.
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Treasury to Dump Hamilton in Favor of Woman on $10 Bill

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:51pm
Alexander Hamilton, who has been featured on the $10 bill since 1929, is making way for a woman. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says that a redesign of the $10 will feature the first woman on the nation's paper money in more than a century. The plan is to decide which woman sometime this summer.
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One Injured After Slashing in Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:32pm
Police were called to the scene after reports of a large group fighting.When police arrived, they tell 7 News one individual had what looked like a knife wound.
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Mountaineer Gas Prices Could Increase Across West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 8:29pm
Some residents in West Virginia could be looking at an increase in their cost of gas.Mountaineer Gas Company is requesting a 4.7 percent increase, which is about 12.2 million dollars.
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Man arrested with handgun at BWI Airport

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 7:33pm
The Transportation Security Administration says a Pittsburgh man was arrested with a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
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2 men found dead after Philadelphia standoff identified

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 7:09pm
Authorities have identified two men found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in a northeast Philadelphia row home after a standoff with police last weekend.
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Are Recent Shark Bites Forcing Some To Change Summer Vacations?

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 7:07pm
If recent shark attacks making you reconsider your trip to the beach, you're not alone.
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After attacks, town considers shark fishing ban

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 5:51pm
The shark attack on a girl about 100 yards from a pier has prompted this town to consider at least a temporary ban on shark fishing, a move already undertaken by several cities along the East Coast.
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Man spared death penalty in 2012 triple-murder case

JackFM Local News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 5:21pm
A man convicted in two murders and the torture-killing of a woman who witnessed the slayings has been spared the death penalty.
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