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Casey pushes bill to mandate child abuse reporting

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:14am
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey says adults who have a responsibility to children should be required to report cases of suspected abuse to police or local child protective agencies.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:01am
The gay marriage fight in Pennsylvania is playing out in a federal courtroom today, where a couple is asking a judge to recognize their same-sex marriage.
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Penguins Re-Assign Forward Brian Gibbons to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Pittsburgh Penguins - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:59am
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Brian Gibbons to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL), it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Gibbons, 26, has split this season b...

Congressman Attends Belmont County Forum to Hear Residents' Concerns

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:50am
On Wednesday, Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson held a forum in Belmont County for local government officials to come together to share ideas and to get information on ways to make improvements. During the forum, attendees also shared ideas and voiced their concerns to the congressman. The visit is a welcomed one, but it isn't the first time Johnson has held the forum in Belmont County. Belmont County Commissioner Ginny Favede said, "This is actually the second one he's held here in Belmont Count...
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OVMC Helping Employers Spot Drug Abuse in the Workplace

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:41am
It's a national problem growing across the nation and right here in our community.There have been multiple robberies, car accidents and life-threatening fights all linked to drug abuse right here in the Ohio Valley, and what many do not realize is how much this affects the workplace. Now, one local hospital is offering help to employers to try and combat the growing problem. OVMC is holding a class called "reasonable suspicion for supervisors," a three-hour presentation that will be offered n...
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Pennsylvania school stabbing victim leaves ICU

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:38am
The only victim still hospitalized after last month's mass stabbings at a Pittsburgh-area high school has been moved out of intensive care and remained in fair condition.
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Police: 3 men helped 5 girls leave foster home

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:22am
State police say three men with helped five girls run away from a western Pennsylvania foster home, though police haven't said how the men know the girls.
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Man Accused of Attempted Rape of 14-Year-Old Girl

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:18am
A Jefferson County man pleaded not guilty to a slew of charges after he allegedly attempted to rape a 14-year-old girl back in March.
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Philly art museum to detail renovation plan

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:10am
This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an exhibition focusing not on the world's great art but on its own future.
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:02am
Workshops being held in West Virginia are aiming to improve energy efficiency at commercial and government buildings. The first of the workshops it scheduled for tomorrow in Triadelphia. They are designed for building...
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This Hour: Latest West Virginia news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:02am
Former Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick is expected to plead guilty to charges of lying to federal authorities.
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:02am
Workshops being held in West Virginia are aiming to improve energy efficiency at commercial and government buildings. The first of the workshops it scheduled for tomorrow in Triadelphia. They are designed for building...
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This Hour: Latest West Virginia news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:02am
Former Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick is expected to plead guilty to charges of lying to federal authorities.
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Company considering plant in W.Va. seeks permits

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:34am
A company studying the feasibility of building an ethane cracker plant in Wood County has applied for two state permits.
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Defense: Brother-in-law didn't kill man, burn van

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:26am
A defense attorney says northwestern Pennsylvania prosecutors have charged the wrong man with shooting of his brother-in-law, whose body was later found in a burning van.
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Verizon callers in Pittsburgh-area can text 911

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:14am
Verizon cellphone users can now text 911 messages to county dispatcher who cover the city of Pittsburgh and surrounding areas, and officials are hoping other cell providers start offering the service soon.
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Thousands Remain in the Dark After Spring Storm Rips Through Area

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:13am
As of 9 a.m. Thursday, more than 5,000 residents remain without power in Belmont County according to AEP.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:01am
A new poll shows Ohio Governor John Kasich (KAY'-sik) trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical matchup in Ohio but still faring better than any other GOP candidate.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:01am
A new poll shows Ohio Governor John Kasich (KAY'-sik) trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical matchup in Ohio but still faring better than any other GOP candidate.
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