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UPDATE: Belmont County Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Rape

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:20am
A Belmont County man accused of raping a child has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
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UPDATE: Belmont County Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Rape

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:20am
A Belmont County man accused of raping a child has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
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Two Incumbents and One New Face Elected to Ohio County Board of Education

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:19am
Ohio County voters elected two incumbents and a newcomer to four year terms on the Ohio County Board of Education.Shane Mallett, Chris Carder and Tim Birch all got the nod tonight.There were seven people running for just three seats .It was a close battle between all of the incumbents and Birch all night long before the three winners pulled ahead when the final precincts were counted.The Short Creek Landfill Levy was also approved by voters Tuesday night by a three to one margin.The Ohio Coun...
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Hillshire deal means new Snyder of Berlin owner

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:19am
The $6.6 billion deal in which Hillshire Brands Co. will buy Pinnacle Foods Inc. means a western Pennsylvania potato chip company now also has a new owner.
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DEVELOPING: One Dead After Shooting in Wintersville

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:15am
The shooting happened late Tuesday night at the Ridge Wood Place Apartments.
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'Disruptive' passenger prompts Pa. flight return

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:15am
Officials say a US Airways flight bound for London returned to Philadelphia due to what the airline calls a "disruptive passenger."
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Mon, 2 sons charged in Ohio burglaries

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:10am
A southwest Ohio mother and her two adult sons have pleaded not guilty to charges that they were making a living by breaking into homes and stealing.
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West Virginia Woman Hit and Killed by Train

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:09am
RANSON, W.Va. (AP) - Police say a woman has died after she was hit by a Norfolk Southern train in Ranson. Police tell media outlets that the woman was walking on tracks Tuesday morning when the accident occurred. Her name hasn't been released. Patrolman K.N. Hudson says the woman tried to get off the tracks after the train's horn blew. Norfolk Southern spokesman Robin Chapman says the train was carrying intermodal containers. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This mat...
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Ohio Lawmakers Want Day Care Kids Vaccinated

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:06am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Two Ohio lawmakers say they will introduce legislation requiring kids in day care to be vaccinated for preventable diseases such as mumps and measles. Reps. Nickie Antonio, a Democrat from Lakewood, and Ryan Smith, a Bidwell Republican, say the bill they plan to present in the Ohio House Wednesday will ensure that more children are immunized earlier. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1mUxv56 ) reports that Ohio has a law requiring vaccines for children entering kinde...
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Closing expected in vet's road-rage shooting trial

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:06am
Closing arguments were expected in the trial of an Army veteran charged with fatally shooting another motorist in a western Pennsylvania parking lot after a road-rage dispute.
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UPDATE: Route 2 in Marshall County Reopens After Car, Tanker Collide

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 7:57am
Route 2 in Marshall County is closed north of Fish Creek Road to the Wetzel County line after a car and tanker truck collided, leading to one person being airlifted to a local hospital.
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Group buys properties for McDowell teacher housing

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 7:39am
Two abandoned properties in downtown Welch are slated to become apartment-style housing for public school teachers.
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 7:34am
Democrat Natalie Tennant is wasting no time attacking her Republican opponent, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, after each easily won their party primary contests. Capito is the favorite to win the seat being vacated by retiring...
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Coroner: 1 killed in eastern Pa. house fire

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 7:34am
Authorities say one person died in a house fire overnight in eastern Pennsylvania.
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Ohio man who killed family can visit graves

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 7:30am
A southwest Ohio man found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2009 slayings of three family members will be allowed to leave an institution to shop, dine and even visit the graves of his loved ones.
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Woman hit and killed by train in Ranson

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 7:23am
Police say a woman has died after she was hit by a Norfolk Southern train in Ranson.
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Ohio lawmakers want day care kids vaccinated

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 7:10am
Two Ohio lawmakers say they will introduce legislation requiring kids in day care to be vaccinated for preventable diseases such as mumps and measles.
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Pa. party slaying defendant now in unrelated trial

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 7:06am
A man charged in a shooting death at a northeastern Pennsylvania party last summer is on trial this week on an attempted homicide charge in an unrelated shooting.
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Poll: Ohio governor leading Democratic challenger

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 6:50am
A new poll shows Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) widening his lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald with about six months to go before the election.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 6:34am
A vote by the full House is slated today on a proposal to raise the state's tax on oil and gas drilling. The measure narrowly cleared committee yesterday in spite of objections from both Democrats and anti-tax...
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