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W.Va. awards $1.5M to child advocacy centers

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 3:29am
More than $1.5 million has been awarded to child advocacy centers in West Virginia.
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Wheeling mayor named mayor of year by W.Va. Municipal League

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 3:13am
The West Virginia Municipal League has named the mayor of Wheeling as its mayor of the year.
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PSC of West Virginia offers school lesson plans

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 2:25am
The Public Service Commission of West Virginia is providing lesson plans for teachers to help students understand where energy comes from.
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Parents of teen weighing 50 pounds charged with endangerment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 10:45pm
A Fayette County couple faces assault and endangerment charges for allegedly underfeeding their daughter, now 14, who police say almost starved last summer.
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Hogan awarded Good Samaritan Awards for her work in arts and community

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 10:19pm
Each year, Youth Service Systems honors one community member for their hard work and dedication.This year, the Good Samaritan award went to Susan Hogan who is well-known for her work in the arts and community.A tribute dinner was held this evening at the Wheeling Park's White Palace to recognize Susan and to raise money for Youth Services.More than 200 people came out to show their love and support.West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman even wrote a poem in honor of Susan."...
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Local workers rally for jobs in the Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 10:09pm
One topic that's expected to come up during tonight's debate is jobs.Earlier today, people from across our area were rallying for jobs in Bridgeport.They want out of state companies to give local workers the jobs they're producing here in the Ohio Valley.State Senators Jack Cera and Lou Gentile were also at the rally.Senator Gentile says this is a problem that affects everyone across the Ohio Valley."We're not saying that they automatically have to be given these j...
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Bethany college named one of best colleges in Southeast

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 9:35pm
Bethany College has been named one of the best colleges in the Southeast, according to the Princeton Review.
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National companies interested in bringing businesses to former Wheeling Corrugating Plant

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 9:18pm
Exciting news tonight for the Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle.Three energy related companies from around the country have expressed interest in bringing their business to the former Wheeling Corrugating Plant.BDC Assistant Director Marvin Six says they are in the preliminary stages with these three companies right now.The letters of intent then will be signed with the companies so that they can begin their due diligence period in which they conduct environmen...
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Belmont College Professor shares insight on GOP debates

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 8:54pm
Joining us tonight is Steve Cohen, a professor at Belmont College to discuss the upcoming GOP debates. Watch his interview above for his insight on the candidates and the debate.
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PA Attorney General facing criminal charges for leaked information

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 8:17pm
Pennsylvania's Attorney General is facing criminal charges for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about her actions under oath.
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NY workers building altar, lectern for Pope Francis' visit

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 8:13pm
New York day laborers and young men at a boy's home are building a wooden chair, altar and lectern that Pope Francis will use when he celebrates Mass in Madison Square Garden this September.
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Local doctor suggests ways to manage movie theater apprehension

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 8:05pm
People across the Ohio Valley are starting to think twice about heading to the movies.Yesterday's case was just the latest in a series of movie theatre attacks.
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Appalachian Institute works towards involving church congregations

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 7:52pm
In an effort to help clean the environment, the Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit University  held a discussion on how churches can get involved  the movement.
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$10K grants provides new iPads for the School of Bright Promise

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 7:35pm
Thanks to a $10,000 grant provided by the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the School of Bright Promise will now have 25 new iPads to put in each classroom.
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Times-Shamrock selling Shamokin, Towanda papers

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 6:17pm
Times-Shamrock Communications is selling three groups of newspapers in Northeast Pennsylvania and South Central New York to the Sample News Group.
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Record attendance on tap for US women's soccer match

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 5:40pm
Pittsburgh is on pace to set the record for the largest home crowd at a standalone U.S. women's national soccer team friendly.
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6th narcotics cop sues Philadelphia officials for defamation

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 5:40pm
A Philadelphia police narcotics officer who was acquitted of corruption charges has filed a defamation lawsuit against several city officials.
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Judge dismisses wrongful death lawsuit against attorney

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 5:36pm
A state judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging an eastern Kentucky attorney contributed to a man's suicide after he lost his federal disability benefits.
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Gardeners Finding Tomato Plants Dying From Early Blight After Wet, Rainy Summer

JackFM Local News - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 5:28pm
After a long hot summer of planting, weeding and watering, local gardeners reaching for a ripe tomato are being hit with a shock.It looks like their tomato plants are dying.
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Penguins Agree To Terms With Veteran Center Matt Cullen

Pittsburgh Penguins - Thu, 08/06/2015 - 4:48pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to terms with veteran center Matt Cullen on a one-year contract for $800,000, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Cullen, 38, is a 17-year NHL veteran who p...


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