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Wheeling Fire Fighters take on swift water rescue training

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:06pm
Twenty members from the Wheeling Fire Department are on the river all week long with a crew from Rescue Methods to prepare for emergency situations.Most of the training focused on today was how to safely operate boats through swifter waters.After the massive flood in September 2004, Wheeling Fire Chief Larry Helms saw a need to take a proactive approach and enhance the department's skills and equipment for water rescue situations."We don't see these types of rescues very o...
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Bad Buildings Summit held to discuss vacant buildings

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:28pm
Community leaders throughout Brooke and Hancock Counties all have one thing in common: they want something done about the amount of abandoned and dilapidated buildings that are saturating their towns.
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Jenkins to serve as new Bellaire Superintendent

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:59pm
There's a new superintendent in Bellaire. We've learned that Darren Jenkins, currently the district treasurer has gotten the job.
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LaMotte murder trial begins today

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:40pm
The murder trial began today against a former Belmont County teacher.Michael LaMotte is accused of shooting his wife, 60-year-old Beverly, last fall at their home along Old Cadiz Road.
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Next Step Taken to Bring Power Plant to Marshall County

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:25pm
Another milestone was met in the efforts to bring a power plant to Marshall County.
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Giant Hogweed Spotted in Brooke County

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:14pm
It's a weed that is now being seen in the Ohio Valley, and not just any weed.Giant Hogweed can cause burns, permanent scars, even blindness.
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Boil Order issued for areas in Weirton

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:31pm
Due to work being done on a water line today, the Weirton Area Water Board has issued a boil water notice for California Ave. and Donnell Street.
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Additional 'Snowbird' Flights Coming to Pittsburgh International Airport

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 5:53pm
Allegiant Air will add flights to Orlando, Florida from Pittsburgh International Airport.  The low-cost carrier also plans to base a passenger plane, and add 40 jobs.    The airline will add twice-weekly flights to Orlando's Sanford International Airport beginning Nov. 5.
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Papal visit transit passes on sale Wednesday via lottery

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 5:52pm
A one-day online lottery starts at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for special transit passes required for the weekend of Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia.
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