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W.Va. sites named to National Register of Historic Places

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 2:12pm
Several West Virginia historic sites including the Colonial cabin that was an off-the-grid oasis for a Manhattan magazine illustrator and his wife have been named to the National Register of Historic Places.
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Officials: Flu activity widespread in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 12:28pm
Health authorities say flu activity is widespread in Pennsylvania, meaning it's affecting at least half the regions of the state.
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Pens’ Maatta Continues Rehab Program

Pittsburgh Penguins - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 12:13pm
Defenseman Olli Maatta is continuing a rehab program on his upper body injury and is expected to return to the lineup within the next month, Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford said today. Mattaa’s rehab program was set back bri...

Ohio Minimum Wage Set to Increase on the First of the Year

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 11:49am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's minimum wage is scheduled to increase by 15 cents an hour to $8.10 on Jan. 1The Columbus Dispatch reports that the increase will boost the wages of more than 250,000 Ohioans. The minimum wage of workers who receive tips will increase 7 cents to $4.05 an hour.Voters in Ohio approved a constitutional amendment in 2006 that calls for annual increases in the hourly wage.The newspaper reports that a nonprofit policy group has estimated that the wage increases will prod...
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Massive Brawl Breaks Out in Suburban Pittsburgh Mall

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 11:48am
MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say several fights broke out among hundreds of teens who packed a western Pennsylvania shopping center, forcing it to close early.The altercations erupted Friday evening at the Monroeville Mall. Monroeville Police Chief K. Douglas Cole says at least two people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.Cole says large groups of teens began showing up around 5 p.m., with the crowds swelling to as many as 1,000, according to mall security officers. ...
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Kane files for divorce from husband of 14 years

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 11:36am
Pennsylvania's Attorney General is seeking a divorce from her husband of 14 years.
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Release of Ohio jail inmates raises questions

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 11:16am
Police and judges in and around Akron are trying to figure out what to do following a sheriff's plan to release minor offenders to help balance his budget.
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Train collides with empty gas tanker in NE Ohio

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 11:08am
Authorities say no one was injured when a train collided with a near-empty gasoline tanker truck in northeast Ohio.
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FirstEnergy making upgrades in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 11:00am
FirstEnergy Corp. is working on about $100 million in new transmission projects and evaluating additional system upgrades in West Virginia.
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Health insurance company discloses data breach

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 10:56am
A Philadelphia-based health insurance company has disclosed a data breach affecting more than 12,000 customers.
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Ohio Supreme Court rebukes fake lawyer

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 10:48am
The Ohio Supreme Court has fined a woman and told her not to pretend again to be a lawyer.
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Man's skeleton found in woods in central Ohio

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 10:44am
Police in Columbus have found a male skeleton along with hospital discharge papers and prescription medication that apparently belonged to the man.
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Death penalty states unmoved by botched execution

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 10:16am
The botched April execution of an Oklahoma inmate and other troubling ones in Ohio and Arizona this year gave capital punishment opponents a flicker of hope that the most pro-death penalty parts of the country might have a...
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Minimum wage in Ohio to increase 15 cents an hour

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 10:16am
Ohio's minimum wage is scheduled to increase by 15 cents an hour to $8.10 on Jan. 1
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Big crowd expected for Cleveland pro-police rally

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 10:12am
A large crowd is expected to gather in downtown Cleveland for a rally in support of police officers.
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Ohio college: Boston U official to head finance

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:44am
The University of Dayton will fill its chief financial officer position with a Boston University vice president selected in a national search.
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Penguins Recall Zatkoff, Megna

Pittsburgh Penguins - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:00am
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled Jeff Zatkoff and Jayson Megna from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced by Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rutherford. Zatkoff saw action in his first NHL g...

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