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Life-size cutouts of Pope Francis pop up ahead of US visit

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:40am
Pope Francis isn't scheduled to touch down in the U.S. until September, but locals and tourists already are getting a chance to see him.
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State's top prosecutor to discuss charges against her

JackFM Local News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:28am
Pennsylvania's top prosecutor plans to publicly discuss the criminal charges leveled against her last week in connection with an alleged political payback scheme.
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Couple faces charges after challenging boy to set buttocks on fire

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 11:18pm
Two people in Fayette County, Pa. have been charged after a teen boy was allegedly challenged to set his buttocks on fire, then was refused treatment for a month, causing his wounds to become infected.
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Investigators find more than 2,000 pieces of mail in postal worker's vehicle

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:49pm
A US Postal worker from the Steubenville office has been placed on leave after investigators say they found more than 2,000 pieces of mail in the worker's personal vehicle.
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Annual Ohio County Relay for Life held this Friday

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:24pm
We are just three days away from one of the biggest events in the fight against cancer.The Ohio County Relay for Life will be held at Wheeling Park's Good Lake this Friday.Every year, cancer survivors and their families get together for this special and heart-felt event.A survivor walk with luminary will be held around the lake, The event is free to take part in, though your help will have a bigger impact than you could ever imagine."I truly do believe that until you go that y...
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Man's body found in river at western Pennsylvania state park

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:08pm
Officials say a man's body has been found near a popular whitewater rafting area of the Lower Youghiogheny River.
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Wheeling Fire Fighters take on swift water rescue training

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:06pm
Twenty members from the Wheeling Fire Department are on the river all week long with a crew from Rescue Methods to prepare for emergency situations.Most of the training focused on today was how to safely operate boats through swifter waters.After the massive flood in September 2004, Wheeling Fire Chief Larry Helms saw a need to take a proactive approach and enhance the department's skills and equipment for water rescue situations."We don't see these types of rescues very o...
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Bad Buildings Summit held to discuss vacant buildings

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:28pm
Community leaders throughout Brooke and Hancock Counties all have one thing in common: they want something done about the amount of abandoned and dilapidated buildings that are saturating their towns.
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Jenkins to serve as new Bellaire Superintendent

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:59pm
There's a new superintendent in Bellaire. We've learned that Darren Jenkins, currently the district treasurer has gotten the job.
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LaMotte murder trial begins today

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:40pm
The murder trial began today against a former Belmont County teacher.Michael LaMotte is accused of shooting his wife, 60-year-old Beverly, last fall at their home along Old Cadiz Road.
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Next Step Taken to Bring Power Plant to Marshall County

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:25pm
Another milestone was met in the efforts to bring a power plant to Marshall County.
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Giant Hogweed Spotted in Brooke County

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:14pm
It's a weed that is now being seen in the Ohio Valley, and not just any weed.Giant Hogweed can cause burns, permanent scars, even blindness.
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Boil Order issued for areas in Weirton

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 7:31pm
Due to work being done on a water line today, the Weirton Area Water Board has issued a boil water notice for California Ave. and Donnell Street.
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