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JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:57am
An Ohio Supreme Court justice says he's considering amending his financial disclosure statements to address some unreported debts.
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JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:57am
An Ohio Supreme Court justice says he's considering amending his financial disclosure statements to address some unreported debts.
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Police probe intoxicated Pennsylvania girl, 1

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:53am
Police were questioning the mother of a 1-year-old girl after she was found to be extremely intoxicated at a northwestern Pennsylvania hospital.
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Jefferson County Man Accused of Attempted Rape of 14-Year-Old Girl

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:44am
A Jefferson County man pleaded not guilty to a slew of charges after he allegedly attempted to rape a 14-year-old girl back in March.
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Wheeling Business Called In to Assist in Northern Ohio Flooding

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:43am
Strong storms and heavy rains have caused extensive damage and massive flooding in parts of northern Ohio, and now, one local business is lending a hand in clean-up efforts.Several health care facilities, businesses and large homes have all felt the effects of the severe weather, and Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration, out of Wheeling, specializes in the clean up of large scale disasters. Their services have been requested by several insurance companies in the Cleveland/Akron area and the com...
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Wheeling Business Called In to Assist in Northern Ohio Flooding

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:43am
Strong storms and heavy rains have caused extensive damage and massive flooding in parts of northern Ohio, and now, one local business is lending a hand in clean-up efforts.Several health care facilities, businesses and large homes have all felt the effects of the severe weather, and Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration, out of Wheeling, specializes in the clean up of large scale disasters. Their services have been requested by several insurance companies in the Cleveland/Akron area and the com...
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Local Artists to be Highlighted as New Art and Antique Shop Opens on National Road

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:42am
ETC. is located at 1155 National Road in Wheeling.
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Local Artists to be Highlighted as New Art and Antique Shop Opens on National Road

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:42am
ETC. is located at 1155 National Road in Wheeling.
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Marquee Cinemas at The Highlands Prepares for a "Godzilla Sized" Weekend

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:41am
Its not every day a 328 foot tall, fire-breathing lizard invades your city, but on Thursday that very thing happened in the Ohio Valley.Thankfully the destruction was contained to the big screen at Marquee Cinemas at the Highlands.On Thursday the legendary lizard known as "Godzilla" made another terrifying appearance, but this weekend is your family's chance to really experience the fun.Planned for this weekend is Marquee Cinema's Godzilla Promo and local businesses are even lending a hand or...
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:41am
Aero-Smith Inc. has bought a former aircraft assembly plant in Berkeley County at a foreclosure auction. Aero-Smith submitted the winning bid of $435,000 during the auction Thursday on the steps of the Berkeley County...
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Marquee Cinemas at The Highlands Prepares for a "Godzilla Sized" Weekend

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:41am
Its not every day a 328 foot tall, fire-breathing lizard invades your city, but on Thursday that very thing happened in the Ohio Valley.Thankfully the destruction was contained to the big screen at Marquee Cinemas at the Highlands.On Thursday the legendary lizard known as "Godzilla" made another terrifying appearance, but this weekend is your family's chance to really experience the fun.Planned for this weekend is Marquee Cinema's Godzilla Promo and local businesses are even lending a hand or...
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Minor flooding in Pittsburgh, watches eastward

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:41am
Heavy rains prompted minor flooding in and around Pittsburgh, and the National Weather Service posted watches and warnings as the rains moved eastward.
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Tent Worms Invade the Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:39am
If you haven't noticed the 'creepy crawlies' that seem to be invading the Ohio Valley, you will soon. Caterpillars are everywhere this spring, and experts are offering suggestions on the best way to get rid of the pesky insects.Eastern tent caterpillars are making their presence known in neighborhoods across the Ohio Valley, and they are not your average caterpillars. They lay their eggs in late Fall and hatch in early Spring, setting up in trees.Wheeling resident Scott Birkett said he's noti...
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Ohio Teacher Investigated After Boy Disciplined

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:34am
MOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio (AP) - A northwest Ohio sheriff's office is investigating a teacher's disciplining of a kindergartner after the incident was caught on a surveillance camera. Riverdale Local Schools has suspended the teacher for 10 days after the video was made public last week. WTOL-TV of Toledo reported Thursday (http://bit.ly/1jPanSq ) that a sheriff's deputy visited the boy's father a day earlier and has opened an investigation. The sheriff's office says it could be next week before...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:29am
A slow moving storm is inundating central Pennsylvania this morning, with flood warnings up for more than a dozen counties. The National Weather Service says it has gotten reports of 4 inches of rain already from the...
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Poll: Narrow Support for Gay Marriage in Ohio

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:28am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A new poll still shows a narrow majority of Ohio voters support gay marriage, unchanged from a similar poll this winter. The poll released Friday by Quinnipiac (KWIHN'-uh-pee-ak) University in Connecticut found Ohio voters support allowing same-sex couples to wed by a 50 percent to 43 percent margin. A Quinnipiac poll in February showed nearly the same margins. The poll also found that women, young people and Democrats all support gay marriage in higher numbers than men...
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Wheeling Jesuit to Award 418 Degrees on Saturday

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:26am
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - Wheeling Jesuit University will award 418 degrees at its spring commencement exercises. The ceremony is set for Saturday morning at the Alma Grace McDonough Center. The keynote speaker is Patti Quigley, who became an activist for the welfare of young women and girls in Afghanistan after her husband was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Quigley is executive director of Razia's Ray of Hope Foundation. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved...
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Flood Watch Canceled, Ohio River to Crest Saturday Morning

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:21am
Although a flood watch has been canceled for the Wheeling area, officials continue to keep a close eye on creeks and streams around the area.So far, only very minor instances of flooding have been reported in which water has come up over the banks. The Ohio River locally remains well below flood stage and is expected to crest early Saturday morning. Meantime, in Belmont County, reports of flooding have been reported. Officials have reported flooding on Crescent Road and Majors Road late Wedne...
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Poll: Narrow support for gay marriage in Ohio

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:17am
A new poll still shows a narrow majority of Ohio voters support gay marriage, unchanged from a similar poll this winter.
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Beallsville High School Closure Rumors Result in Packed Board Meeting

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:08am
Groups of residents -- fueled by Beallsville High School closure rumors - packed the regular Board of Education meeting held at River High School.
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