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Steenrod Elementary Recognized as School of Excellence

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:54pm
It was one of only seven across West Virginia to receive the recognition.
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Jefferson County Man Charged in Child Pornography Case Appears in Court

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:47pm
A Jefferson County man charged with pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor and illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or performance made his first appearance in court on Monday afternoon.
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Belmont County Man Jailed on Domestic Violence Charges After Incident That Sends Wife to Hospital

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:39pm
A Belmont County woman was rushed to the hospital, and her husband was taken to jail after an incident early Monday morning.
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Experts Warn to Look Over Safety Checklist Before Taking Bike Out this Summer

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:30pm
A bill in the Ohio Legislature would make it mandatory for all bicyclists 16 and younger to wear a helmet. It's backed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, which says that 75 percent of all bike fatalities could have been prevented by wearing one.
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Man in Critical Condition, Another Arrested After Late Night Incident on Dallas Pike

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:12pm
A Pennsylvania man is fighting for his life after falling from a tractor trailer in Ohio County.Police said the incident unfolded when 21-year-old Darren Decker was thrown out of Jill's Lounge in Dallas Pike. 
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SPECIAL REPORT: Addictions to Cell Phones and Social Media and How to Break Them

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:01pm
Every year, 2.2 trillion text messages are sent by cell phone customers in the United States. People take their cell phones everywhere, to work, school, on errands, to bed, and even to the bathroom. But what qualifies as addiction?
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Severe-Thunderstorms-Reach-Ohio-River-Before-Sundown

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:52pm
Showers and thunderstorms heading into our viewing area. Maybe after 6:30 pm along Interstate-77 and before 8 pm along the Ohio River.
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Medical marijuana bill heads for Pennsylvania Senate vote

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:40pm
A newly expanded medical marijuana bill is expected to pass the Pennsylvania Senate, although its prospects remain unclear in the House.
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Final Civil War Battle Commemoration -- in Texas

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:34pm
It's common knowledge that the four bloody years of the American Civil War came to an end when Southern Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox - but it's not true. The final land battle of the war wasn't fought until more than a month later, 
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Details of public pension benefits in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:27pm
By The Associated Press Legislation being advanced by Pennsylvania Senate Republicans would seek pension concessions from state government and public school employees hired before 2011. It would ask them...
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Senate confirms first nominees to Wolf's Cabinet

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:23pm
The Pennsylvania Senate has given its approval to four of Gov. Tom Wolf's cabinet members, the first ones to pass the Republican-controlled chamber.
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Pa. man whose sold tablet with child porn gets 27 years

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:07pm
A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to more than 27 years in federal prison for producing videos depicting sexual abuse of a minor.
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Cops: Driver in crash that killed officer smelled of alcohol

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:47pm
A police search warrant released Monday says the driver of a van involved in a head-on crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police lieutenant had alcohol on his breath at the crash scene and a beer can inside.
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Cops: Nude man steals car, says actor Paul Walker's in trunk

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:43pm
Police say a naked Pennsylvania man stole a car, crashed it into a tree and then demanded police shoot him - all while claiming to have late "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker stashed in the trunk.
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Woman charged in death of toddler thrown from bridge

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:27pm
An eastern Pennsylvania woman has been charged with homicide after authorities allege she pushed her 1-year-old son off a bridge into a river.
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Jury deliberates a 3rd day without drug squad verdict

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:27pm
A jury in Philadelphia has deliberated for a third day without reaching a verdict in a drug squad racketeering case.
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Special elections set for August for 2 Pa. House vacancies

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:03pm
Vacancies in state House districts in the Harrisburg suburbs and outside Chester will be filled during special elections scheduled for this summer.
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Duct firm fined $1M over ignored warnings, employee injuries

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:43pm
A suburban Philadelphia duct manufacturer whose products are installed at the Chrysler Building and Yankee Stadium has been fined more than $1 million and placed in a severe-violator program for ignoring what federal...
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