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WPHS Student Awarded Scholarship for Drug Prevention Video

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 6:47pm
One local teenager was honored Friday for her efforts to help other teens stay drug free.
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Forget Pizza, Students Watch "50 Shades" as a Reward

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 5:51pm
 Part of the erotic movie "Fifty Shades of Grey" was shown in a West Virginia high school classroom this week after students convinced their teacher to let them watch it as a reward for good work.
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U.S. 40-Mall Area Connector Road Project is Underway in Belmont County

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 5:19pm
On Friday, everybody involved in making this project a reality got together at the construction site in Belmont County to celebrate the start of construction for The U.S. 40 Mall Area Connector.
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Man convicted of rape in rail tunnel gets 20-40 years

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 5:04pm
A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison for raping a woman he forced into a commuter rail tunnel.
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Mac 'n Cheese Rage, Not Road Rage

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:52pm
Pennsylvania State police say a New York man became angry when he couldn't get macaroni and cheese at a Pennsylvania Turnpike rest stop, then furious when the same restaurant was out of potatoes.
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Pennsylvania Senate's medical marijuana bill hits opposition

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:48pm
The Pennsylvania state Senate's bill legalizing medical marijuana has landed in a House committee headed by a Republican who opposes the authorization of any drug without the federal government's approval first.
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Football coach accused of having sex with student, 15

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:12pm
Police say an assistant football coach and teacher's aide in eastern Pennsylvania had sex with a 15-year-old student last year.
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LIVE: Jury Reaches Verdict in Marathon Bombers Death Penalty Trial

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 3:12pm
The jury deliberating the fate of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev announced Friday that it has reached a decision on whether he should be sentenced to life in prison without parole or to death.CBS Evening News Anchor Scott Pelley is live with the latest.
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Town officials charged over alleged misuse of state grant

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 3:12pm
State prosecutors say four current or former board supervisors from a northeastern Pennsylvania town are under arrest for misusing a $50,000 grant to help build an emergency management structure and then trying to conceal...
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Verdict reached in marathon bomber's death penalty trial

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:53pm
The jury deliberating the fate of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev announced Friday that it has reached a decision on whether he should be sentenced to life in prison without parole or to death.
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Schumer: House Speaker Boehner ignorant about rail safety

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:48pm
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (SHOO'-mur) has accused House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) of "massive ignorance" about rail safety and wants Congress to pay for rail infrastructure improvements after Amtrak's...
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Wheeling Police Department Seeks Funding for Crisis Intervention Tactical Training and Team

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:12pm
When it comes to emergency situations of a more delicate nature, the Wheeling Police Department is working to put together a specialized team to move in and keep the situation from escalating.
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Pittsburgh governing body votes to endorse gay marriage

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:12pm
A regional governing body serving Presbyterian congregations in the Pittsburgh-area has voted to endorse same-sex marriage in church life.
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Child welfare workers go on strike in NE Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:31pm
Workers with a child welfare agency in northeastern Pennsylvania went on strike Friday amid a showdown over their contract.
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Penn State says College of Engineering hit in cyberattacks

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:07pm
Penn State University says it was the victim of a cyberattack in which hackers stole usernames and passwords issued by its College of Engineering.
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