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News Minute: Here's the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:13pm
Two men are recovering from gunshot wounds after shooting each other during an argument in Cleveland early Tuesday. Police say a 23-year-old man is hospitalized with two gunshot wounds to the chest. He has not been...
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News Minute: Here's the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:13pm
Two men are recovering from gunshot wounds after shooting each other during an argument in Cleveland early Tuesday. Police say a 23-year-old man is hospitalized with two gunshot wounds to the chest. He has not been...
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W.Va. case of mosquito-borne virus confirmed

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 4:13pm
State health officials say they've confirmed West Virginia's first case of a nasty mosquito-borne virus.
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Woman Flown to Hospital After Being Hit by Car in McMechen

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:50pm
One woman is in critical condition after being hit by a car Monday night.
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Local Fireworks Shows Scheduled

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:38pm
The following fireworks shows have been scheduled for the Ohio Valley.
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Weirton Business Owners Say They May Have to Shut Down if B&O Tax is Passed

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:36pm
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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Mother accused of poisoning young sons with Visine

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:36pm
A Maryland woman faces charges of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children after police say she poisoned her young sons with Visine.
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Golf Tournament Proceeds Donated to Harmony House

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:35pm
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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62,000 UPMC Employees Have 'Work Day' Smoking Ban

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:34pm
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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Belmont County Treatment Facility Acquired by Wooster, Ohio Company

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:33pm
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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Route 7 Blasting Work Could Cause Tie-Ups for Area Drivers

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:33pm
Changes in a blasting work schedule on Route 7 could cause some tie-ups for area drivers. Work continues on the hillside near Rush Run in Jefferson County as part of a $22-million dollar landslide repair project. Beaver Excavating Company, from Canton, Ohio, is performing the work Monday through Saturday between 4 and 6 p.m., causing some minor traffic delays. Weather permitting, both north and southbound traffic will continue to be stopped daily for approximately 10 minutes while the blastin...
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Traveling Veteran Tribute Set to Arrive in St. Clairsville on Tuesday

JackFM Local News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 3:31pm
An art exhibit that serves as a memorial to the men and women of Lima Company, the Marine unit that lost 23 of its 24 members to a roadside bomb, is set to arrive in St. Clairsville on Tuesday night.
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