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JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:00am
Pennsylvania state government is in its second day of greatly diminished spending power since Governor Tom Corbett withheld his signature from budget legislation, and House and Senate Republicans are fighting over a key...
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Gunfire at Philly-area basketball court injures 5

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:48am
Authorities say a gunman opened fire at a crowded basketball court in a violence-wracked city near Philadelphia, injuring five people, including two teenagers.
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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Ohio sports news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:04am
The Cleveland Indians turned an unorthodox triple play that required two replay reviews into a 10-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers last night. David Murphy broke out of a 1-for-44 slump with three hits. Lonnie...
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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Ohio sports news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:04am
The Cleveland Indians turned an unorthodox triple play that required two replay reviews into a 10-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers last night. David Murphy broke out of a 1-for-44 slump with three hits. Lonnie...
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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Ohio sports news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:04am
The Cleveland Indians turned an unorthodox triple play that required two replay reviews into a 10-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers last night. David Murphy broke out of a 1-for-44 slump with three hits. Lonnie...
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Christian musicians sue pop star over copyright

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:04am
A group of Christian hip-hop musicians is suing pop singer Katy Perry and her record label in federal court in St. Louis, claiming that the hit song "Dark Horse" infringes on their copyright of a 2008 song.
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Police: Robbery Suspect Used Kayak for Getaway

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:39am
AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) - Police used a boat to catch a burglary suspect who made his getaway in a kayak in southern Minnesota. The 31-year-old man from Austin, Minnesota, was arrested Sunday as he tried to kayak away from a restaurant with allegedly stolen items.
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62,000 UPMC Employees Have 'Work Day' Smoking Ban

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:38am
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Some 62,000 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employees can no longer take smoking breaks or otherwise use tobacco during the work day. UPMC previously made its hospitals and campuses smoke-free in 2007, though workers could leave the grounds and buildings to smoke. But starting Tuesday, employees, doctors, students and volunteers can no longer take smoke breaks. The hospital network has offered a free smoking cessation program to its employees since announcing the po...
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Golf Tournament Proceeds Donated to Harmony House

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:37am
Golfers in the Ohio Valley enjoyed the game of golf all while helping out a good cause on Monday.The event was the second annual Gas and Oil Belmont Hills Country Club Golf Tournament, and this year, the organizers decided to give the proceeds to Harmony House; and not only this time, but every time from now on.24 teams of four golfers hit the links at 10 a.m.The executive director of Harmony House said their generosity will provide much-needed funding for an important service. Leslie Vassila...
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Ohio Lawmakers Ask EPA for Help Combating Well Fires

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:36am
Following a massive fire at a natural gas well pad in Monroe County, Ohio lawmakers are taking new initiatives to prevent similar accidents in the future.
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Weirton Business Owners Say They May Have to Shut Down if B&O Tax is Passed

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:36am
The second reading of the Weirton Business and Occupation tax will be held on Tuesday, and some business owners are concerned about the consequences should the measure pass.Many business owners said if the tax goes through, they will have to cut services, move to another city, or even shut down completely. The proposed BO tax would help make up for a $1.6 million shortfall.Just last week, a number of businesses had a hearing on whether a judge can order a temporary injunction on the tax. That...
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Belmont County Treatment Facility Acquired by Wooster, Ohio Company

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:35am
A Belmont County residential treatment facility has been acquired by an Ohio company with a long track record of helping troubled youths.
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Body Believed To Be That of Missing New Cumberland Teen Discovered Near Family's Property

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:27am
After weeks of searching for Anthony “Tony” Pittman, authorities believe the body of the local teen was found during a search on Monday.
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Shadyside Woman Featured on ABC's Extreme Weight Loss

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:26am
Monday night a Shadyside woman chosen to participate on ABC's Extreme Weight Loss showcased her struggle with being over-weight and being a single parent.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:04am
The Supreme Court has ordered further review in a case involving Sidney, Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate under the new federal health care law. The order comes after its ruling Monday that...
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Unapproved device buys time for new pair of lungs

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:12am
An Oklahoma man is slowly gaining strength at a Pittsburgh hospital with a second set of transplanted lungs in a procedure that was possible only through a device that until now hasn't been used in the U.S.
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Mingo schools' assistant superintendent promoted

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:04am
The former assistant superintendent of Mingo County public schools now holds the top job.
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Pennsylvania starts day 2 without a budget

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 3:04am
Pennsylvania state government is in its second day of greatly diminished spending power since Gov. Tom Corbett withheld his signature from budget legislation, and House and Senate Republicans are fighting over a key...
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Pediatric clinic opens in Summersville

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:53am
WVU Healthcare has opened a pediatric clinic in Summersville.
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Kanawha sheriff seeks info about hit-and-run

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:53am
The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to assist in its investigation of a hit-and-run accident that cost a man his left leg.
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