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World's largest lottery keeps people testing the odds

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 6:26pm
You can't win if you don't play, and thousands of people are still trying their odds at winning the historic $1.3 billion Powerball. "Brisk very brisk sales, always when it gets up high like this, and I'm expecting it again this week," said Scott Miller, co-owner of Neely's Grocery. Scott Miller says Neely's has been packed everyday with regular lottery players and people playing just for their shot at the billions. He says the big bucks create a lot more wor...
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Tomblin says West Virginia's budget problems could be worse

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 12:21pm
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says West Virginia's budget shortfall seems daunting, but the financial situation isn't nearly as bad as it has been in the past.
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Kane plans to skip hearing at which her job is at stake

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 12:12pm
Pennsylvania's attorney general faces a fourth and final Senate hearing in a process that could lead to her removal from office on grounds that she can't perform her duties while her law license remains suspended.
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Prisoner facing more charges after hospital escape attempt

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 11:20am
Authorities say a shackled prisoner tried to escape from a western Pennsylvania medical center but was back in custody an hour later.
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Powerball jackpot now in the billions

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 10:48am
For just a fnew bucks, you still have the chance to win a life-changing amount of money.  The jackpot was at $949.8 million last night according to lottery officials. The lucky numbers were 16-19-32-34-57 and the Powerball number 13. and no one had the matching numbers.  The new jackpot is expected to skyrocket into the billions, $1.3 billion exactly. That amount is more than double the previous Powerball record of $590.5 million, which wa...
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Penguins Recall Adam Clendening

Pittsburgh Penguins - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 10:14am
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Adam Clendening from his conditioning assignment with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. ...

Police: Neighbor shoots, kills dog after attack on boy, 7

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 10:12am
Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a neighbor shot and killed a dog after the animal attacked a 7-year-old boy in a Pittsburgh home.
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Fewer West Virginia coal miners failed drug tests in 2015

JackFM Local News - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 10:04am
Officials say fewer West Virginia coal miners failed drug tests last year.
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