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  • Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Feb 21 5:05 PM

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    Wind:  Calm
    Pressure:  29.90 inches Rising
    Humidity:   80%
    Dewpoint:   56° F (13° C)

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    Active shooter reported at major Houston hospital: police - Yahoo 2 hours ago

        Houston police on Tuesday reported an active shooter at Ben Taub Hospital, a major healthcare center, and initial indications were that all of its patients and staff were safe. All patients and employees were safe, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said. Live aerial coverage provided by KHOU, a Houston television station, showed officers outside the facility, with several drawing their weapons, and patients on gurneys being wheeled out.

    U.S. Homeland Security employees locked out of computer networks: sour... - Reuters 2 hours ago

        WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area and Philadelphia were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

    Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns from Breitbart News Over Pedophilia Comments... - TMZ 3 hours ago

        Milo Yiannopoulos -- controversial Senior Editor at Breitbart News -- is leaving the company over recently unearthed comments he made about pedophilia. Milo announced his resignation Tuesday, saying ... "I would be wrong to allow my poor choice of…

    Magic Johnson's old tweets reveal some pretty questionable player eval... - CBS Sports 1 hour ago

        Magic might want to delete these tweets before he starts making calls to other teams

    British Muslim schoolteacher denied entry to US - CNN 2 hours ago

        A British teacher on a school field trip was escorted off an Icelandair flight to New York as 39 students looked on in shock.

    Entertainment News
    Wyclef Jean Reminds President Trump to Respect Black People's Sacrific... - TMZ NEW!

        President Trump needs a refresher on the everyday tragedies African-Americans faced for years ... according to Wyclef Jean. We asked 'Clef about Trump's Tuesday visit to the National Museum of African American History -- with Dr. Ben Carson -- and…

    Angry Joey Porter Security Footage Released ... Scary but NOT Violent ... - TMZ 1 hour ago

        Joey Porter DEFINITELY got up close and angry with a bouncer before his Pittsburgh arrest -- but he did NOT rough the guy up ... and new security footage proves it.  Officials have finally released the video evidence in the case against the…

    Donald Trump's Star Vandal Dodges Jail in Plea Bargain - TMZ 1 hour ago

        The Otis elevator heir who took a pickax to Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame cut a deal in his felony vandalism case and he won't spend a day behind bars. James Otis pled no contest to the vandalism charge and was placed on 3 years…

    Rick Fox to Kobe Bryant -- JOIN MAGIC, SAVE THE LAKERS! (VIDEO) - TMZ 1 hour ago

        Rick Fox is fired up for the new Magic Johnson era with the Lakers -- and says the only thing that could be cooler is if Kobe Bryant signed on, too!!  Fox says he was on the set of the OWN Network show, "Greenleaf," when he heard the news…

    Kesha Team Hammered Her on Weight, Dr. Luke Provided Emotional Support... - TMZ 1 hour ago

        Kesha's own team was obsessed with the singer's weight, while Dr. Luke -- the man she's suing for allegedly saying she looked like a "f***ing refrigerator" -- was emotionally supportive ... this according to new legal docs filed by Luke. Dr. Luke's…

    Financial News
    How Trump could make the trade deficit look worse - CNN Money 1 hour ago

        The Trump administration may be considering a new way to calculate the U.S. trade deficit and make it look worse as a maneuver to get better trade deals.

    Trump's new security advisor differs from him on Russia, other key iss... - Reuters 1 hour ago

        WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has shown little patience for dissent, but that trait is likely to be tested by his new national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster.

    Exclusive: Facebook in talks to live stream one MLB game per week - so... - Reuters 1 hour ago

        NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports, according to two people familiar with the situation.

    Demonstrators vow face-off against North Dakota pipeline - Reuters 2 hours ago

        (Reuters) - Protesters near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline are bracing for a stand-off with law enforcement as they face orders to evacuate a camp that has served as the base of their opposition to the multibillion-dollar project.

    Firebrand Milo quits Breitbart News after child sex remarks - Reuters 2 hours ago

        NEW YORK (Reuters) - Provocative far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos resigned on Tuesday as an editor of the Breitbart News website after he was vilified and lost a book deal over old comments that condoned at least some intimate relations between men and young teenage boys.

    Health News
    Study reveals ways to improve outcomes, reduce costs for common heart ... - Eureka Alert 1 hour ago

        (Washington University School of Medicine) Hospitals can improve patient care and reduce costs associated with coronary angioplasty if cardiologists perform more of these procedures through an artery in the wrist and if they take steps to discharge such patients on the same day, according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

    Hormonal maintenance therapy may improve survival in women with chemo-... - Eureka Alert 1 hour ago

        (University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) For women with a rare subtype of epithelial ovarian or peritoneum cancer, known as low-grade serous carcinoma (LGSC), hormone maintenance therapy (HMT) may significantly improve survival, according to a new study from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

    Successful insomnia treatment may require nothing more than a placebo - Eureka Alert 1 hour ago

        (Oxford University Press USA) A new study published in Brain indicates that successful treatment for insomnia may not actually require complicated neurofeedback (direct training of brain functions). Rather, it appears patients who simply believe they're getting neurofeedback training appear to get the same benefits.

    Peptide reverses cardiac fibrosis in a preclinical model of congestive... - Eureka Alert 1 hour ago

        (Medical University of South Carolina) Cardiac fibrosis, an abnormal thickening of the heart wall leading to congestive heart failure, was not only halted but also reversed by a caveolin-1 surrogate peptide (CSD) in a preclinical model, report researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina in an article published online on Jan. 23, 2017 by Laboratory Investigation. CSD was able to decrease the fibrotic ventricular wall thickness and improve heart function, all with apparently no toxicity and minimal off-target effects.

    Gut bacteria associated with cancer immunotherapy response in melanoma... - Eureka Alert 1 hour ago

        (University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Melanoma patients' response to a major form of immunotherapy is associated with the diversity and makeup of trillions of potential allies and enemies found in the digestive tract, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report at the ASCO-Society for Immunotherapy in Cancer meeting in Orlando.

    Regional News
    Your 10-Day Forecast for Paducah, KY - Weather.com 17 hours ago

        Today: & High null°F / Low 22°F.--- Fri: Sunny & High 58°F / Low 51°F.--- Sat: Showers & High 65°F / Low 59°F.--- Sun: & Beyond.... For more details?

    Your Weekend Forecast For Paducah, KY - Weather.com 17 hours ago

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    Pollen Trend for Paducah, KY - Weather.com 17 hours ago

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    Video: Your Regional Weather Forecast - Weather.com 17 hours ago

        Watch what the experts at The Weather Channel have to say about the weather trends in your area.

    Science News
    US grid can handle more offshore wind power, cutting pollution and pow... - Science Daily 2 hours ago

        Injecting large amounts of offshore wind power into the US electrical grid is manageable, will cut electricity costs, and will reduce pollution compared to current fossil fuel sources, according to researchers who have completed a first-of-its-kind simulation with the electric power industry.

    Brightest neutron star yet has a multipolar magnetic field - Science Daily 2 hours ago

        Scientists have identified a neutron star that is consuming material so fast it emits more x-rays than any other. Its extreme brightness can only be explained if the star has a complex multipolar magnetic field, the researchers say.

    New peptide to combat a disorder that causes heart attacks at early ag... - Science Daily 2 hours ago

        Some people inherit a condition that elevates their cholesterol to an excessive degree, and no amount of diet or exercise can bring the numbers down. Researchers are developing and testing a new peptide that may lead to better treatment options.

    Chemists reveal novel biocatalysts for bioactive alkaloid synthesis - Science Daily 3 hours ago

        Alkaloids are natural nitrogen-containing compounds produced by plants and microbes. These molecules, such as morphine and quinine, are important human medicines. Alkaloids are typically polycyclic in nature. While the polycyclic characteristics are important for their bioactivities, these features impede their chemical syntheses in the laboratory and their applications as pharmaceuticals.

    New studies quantify the impacts of water use on diversity of fish and... - Science Daily 3 hours ago

        The health of fish and aquatic insects could be significantly affected by withdrawals of fresh water from the rivers and streams across North Carolina according to a new scientific assessment.

    Sports News
    How Magic Johnson can save the Lakers - FOX Sports NEW!

        Johnson could reverse the Lakers' course. He could also drive them into a deeper hole.

    Lakers need to tread lightly as Magic takes over before NBA trade dead... - CBS Sports 1 hour ago

        An inexperienced hand in charge with big plans and no GM in place is a recipe for disaster

    These pool trick shots will blow your mind - FOX Sports 1 hour ago

        Florian Kohler shows off some ridiculous trick shots to Dude Perfect.

    Patriots president: There 'wasn't one person who said' to hire Bill Be... - CBS Sports 1 hour ago

        The decision to bring on the greatest coach of all time wasn't met with a standing ovation back then

    MLB commish Rob Manfred sees Las Vegas and future World Baseball Class... - CBS Sports 1 hour ago

        Might a team be headed to Sin City in the next few years?

    Technology News
    Redfin CTO says machine learning needs human help - PC World NEW!

        Machine learning can automate the handling of huge troves of data to help companies make and save money. However, they’re not without pitfalls, as the real estate tech company Redfin learned.As Redfin began building its own machine-learning capabilities, it ran into a problem: Employees weren't using them. Bridget Frey, the firm’s CTO, said in an interview that there was a key reason for that: At first, Redfin didn't leave room in these systems for the real estate agents who were supposed to use them to make modifications.For example, a Listings Matchmaker feature generated a list of personalized recommendations for homebuyers, based on their interests. In its initial iteration, agents weren’t able to add recommendations they thought would be useful.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    75% off Brother P-Touch PT-D210 Label Maker - Deal Alert - PC World 1 hour ago

        The PT-D210 makes it easy to create great-looking labels for your home and office. With convenient one-touch keys, you can quickly access fonts, symbols, frames and templates. Plus, you can preview your work on the display. The highly rated unit is a #1 best-seller on Amazon, where it has been discounted 75%, for what will likely be a limited time. So instead of $40 you'll be paying just $10. See the deal now on Amazon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Steam Link Is 60% Off - Mirror Your Gaming Setup to TV at 1080p - Deal... - PC World 4 hours ago

        The Steam Link allows existing Steam gamers to expand the range of their current gaming set up via their home network. Just connect your Steam PC or Steam Machine to your home network, plug into a TV, and stream your games to the Link at 1080p. Video and audio data is sent from your computer to the Steam Link, while your controller input is sent back in real time. Virtually every game that your computer runs can be played on your TV. Steam Controller, Xbox One USB wired, Xbox 360 USB wired, Xbox 360 wireless, PS4, PS3 wired and Wii-U Pro controllers are compatible, as are many third-party Xbox controllers. Steam Link's typical price is $50, but right now you can get it on Amazon for just $20. See the significantly discounted Steam Link on Amazon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Best Buy has cut the MacBook Air's price tag to $800 - PC World 5 hours ago

        Apple hasn’t updated the MacBook Air since 2015, and many Apple watchers don’t expect to see a refresh of the device. In fact, the 11-inch MacBook Air left the consumer market last October. Nevertheless, Apple still offers the 13-inch Air as the cheapest MacBook option at $999—and today at Best Buy, you can grab one for $200 cheaper than its sticker price.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Online options for Oscar-nominated flicks expand Tuesday - AP 5 hours ago

        NEW YORK (AP) -- More movies and cheaper options arrive online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks....

    US News
    Soul food and surprises at Smithsonian museum's Sweet Home Cafe - USA Today NEW!

        Jerome Grant's menu features dishes not always associated with African-American foodways.       

    4 men being tried in second Oregon standoff trial - AP NEW!

        PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The federal prosecutors who failed to convict Ammon Bundy returned to court Tuesday to try four lesser-known men who followed Bundy's call to take a hard stand against the government and occupy a national wildlife refuge in Oregon....

    Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood - AP NEW!

        AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation's largest abortion provider....

    Dozens rescued from rising waters in California neighborhood as latest... - Fox News NEW!

        Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats carrying dozens of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek Tuesday.

    Why you need to see the Emmett Till exhibit at the Smithsonian - USA Today 1 hour ago

        Museum re-creates the tragedy of his lynching without making his death a spectacle.       

    World News
    Pentagon can't confirm report ISIS suicide bomber was former Gitmo pri... - Fox News 1 hour ago

        The Pentagon said Tuesday that it could not confirm a report that a former Guantanamo Bay detainee carried out a suicide attack on behalf of ISIS in Mosul, Iraq this week.

    More tests needed to determine cause of Russia UN ambassador's death - Fox News 1 hour ago

        Medical examiners who performed an autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that more tests are needed to determine how and why he fell ill in his office and later died.

    Americans killed in Australian plane crash were avid golfers - AP 2 hours ago

        DALLAS (AP) -- A group of American men were pursuing a devout interest in golf during a weekslong trip to Australia when they were killed Tuesday after a light plane carrying them on an offshore excursion crashed into a suburban Melbourne shopping mall and burst into flames, said Australian officials and a family member of one victim....

    Sentencing of Israeli soldier in shooting deepens fissures - AP 2 hours ago

        JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli soldier was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison for killing a badly wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground, in a landmark decision that deepened fissures in Israeli society and drew Palestinian criticism for being too lenient....

    Official: Ecuador's presidential election headed to runoff - AP 2 hours ago

        QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Ecuador's nail-biter election is heading to a runoff after results showed ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno falling just shy of the votes needed to clench a first-round victory, officials said Tuesday....

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