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Lawyer seeks 2 trials in case of slain woman buried in yard

JackFM Local News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 4:32am
A lawyer wants two separate trials for a western Pennsylvania man accused of killing his girlfriend, keeping her in a refrigerator and then burying her.
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Wildlife officials report record bear harvest in W.Va.

JackFM Local News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 3:00am
West Virginia wildlife officials say hunters in the state killed a record 3,195 black bears during the combined 2015 archery and firearms seasons.
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New drug court opening in McDowell County

JackFM Local News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 2:44am
A new drug court is opening in West Virginia.
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Shadyside Lady Tigers Basketball Coach Terminated After Use of Foul Language

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 9:50pm
A local high school basketball coach was terminated on Wednesday night after he admitted to using foul language after signing a contract saying he would not.
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W.Va. State of the State addresses coal communities, budget

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 8:39pm
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin used his last State of the State address to call for reinvestment in West Virginia's ravaged coal communities.
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Governor's budget suggests hikes on tobacco, phone taxes

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 7:56pm
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has proposed addressing budget woes by raising taxes on tobacco products, taxing phone usage and using state reserves.
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FBI treating shooting ambush of officer as terrorist attack

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 7:51pm
The FBI says it's investigating the ambush shooting of a Philadelphia policeman as a terrorist attack.
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FBI will begin tracking animal abuse

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 7:14pm
With animal cruelty cases becoming such a problem, the federal government is starting to keep closer tabs. The feds are now using a first of its kind national database to track animal cruelty cases.
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Defense: Bar execution in inmate's trial in guard's death

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 6:43pm
Defense attorneys are asking a federal judge to bar prosecutors from seeking the death penalty against an inmate accused of using a homemade weapon to attack and kill a guard at a federal prison in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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Wheeling Hospital Donates EpiPens to 23 Area High Schools

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 6:31pm
Wheeling Hospital is working to ensure the safety of children in local schools by providing schools with EpiPens to treat severe allergic reactions. 
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Actress Sherri Shepherd appeals surrogacy ruling

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 6:27pm
Actress Sherri Shepherd is appealing a Pennsylvania court ruling that found her responsible for a child born to a surrogate before she divorced.
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More Than 100 Ohio Valley Workers Rallied In Charleston On Labor Issues

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 5:36pm
The West Virginia Legislature is considering repealing Prevailing Wage, and instituting the so-called "right to work" legislation. Local tradesmen say those moves would hurt working people. Sheet metal workers, iron workers, carpenters and electricians all met at Panera Bread at the Ohio Valley Mall, and caught a bus for West Virginia's capitol.
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Memorial Service Held for Retired Martins Ferry K-9 Officer

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 5:34pm
Retired Martins Ferry K-9, Rock, passed away this weekend, and on Wednesday a memorial service was held for him at the Ohio Valley Pet Cemetery. 
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Dillonvale Man Pleads Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 5:30pm
The Dillonvale man Charged with the attempted murder of Ronald Horton plead not guilty by reason of insanity in a Jefferson County courtroom Wednesday morning. 
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Clinical Psychologist Offers Powerball Advice

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 5:00pm
As we count down the hours to see if we won the biggest Powerball jackpot in history, we dream of what we'd do with $1.5 billion. But a jackpot win does not always create happiness. Countless lottery winners have ended up depressed, suicidal and broke. 
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Cosby's preliminary hearing on hold amid motion to toss case

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:55pm
Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing on criminal sex-assault charges in Pennsylvania has been put on hold until a judge hears arguments on a defense bid to dismiss the case.
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Steubenville Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charges

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:47pm
One of the men arrested last month in Steubenville during a traffic stop turned drug bust pleaded not guilty to his charges on Wednesday.
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Muslim Americans march in support of police in Philadelphia

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:43pm
About 100 Muslim Americans marched to a Philadelphia police station in support of an officer ambushed and shot by a man who authorities say told investigators that he had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group.
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Illinois Man Pleads Not Guilty to String of Charges in Steubenville

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:28pm
An Illinois man plead not guilty on Wednesday to a string of charges he is facing in Steubenville.
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Sheetz spending $15M to raise wages

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:02pm
The Pennsylvania-based Sheetz convenience store chain says it will spend $15 million this year to raise its workers' pay across the company. 
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