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  • Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Jan 30 7:35 AM

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    Most Popular News Headlines
    ACCUWEATHER MAPS: Sunday night's possible snowfall - Yahoo 2 hours ago

        AccuWeather is tracking the possibility of accumulating snow Sunday night into Monday.

    Chris Bailey's forecast: Snow showers Friday; winter storm possible Su... - Kentucky.com 2 hours ago

        Snow showers and flurries fly across the region early Friday. This action wonÂ’t be terribly widespread, but it may be just enough to cause slick spots on area roads. The…Click to Continue »

    Oil rises, but set for record run of monthly falls - Reuters 2 hours ago

        LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rose above $49 a barrel on Friday, supported by renewed violence in Iraq but with a persistent global supply glut keeping the market on course for a seventh straight month of declines, its longest bear run on record.

    Obama proposes 'precision medicine' to end one-size-fits-all - AP 2 hours ago

        WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is calling for an investment to move away from one-size-fits-all-medicine, toward an approach that tailors treatment to your genes....

    A Nissan Juke on Tank Treads Is as Glorious and Ridiculous as You’d ... - Wired 1 hour ago

        Built as a support vehicle for an ice-driving academy in Lapland, Finland, the Nissan Juke Nismo "RSnow" looks perfect for chasing down Yetis. The post A Nissan Juke on Tank Treads Is as Glorious and Ridiculous as You’d Imagine appeared first on WIRED.


    Entertainment News
    Parenthood, Your Series Finale Was Absolute Perfection Except for... - E Online 6 hours ago

        I wish he died sooner. That's not something you normally think when watching the series finale of one of your favorite shows. But that's exactly how I felt after watching...

    Check Out Padma Lakshmi's Bikini Bottoms: Her Friend Thinks It Looks L... - E Online NEW!

        If you look at Padma Lakshmi's latest Instagram picture, you would see one heckuva bikini bod. If you read her caption, you'll focus on something completely different. The...

    Parenthood Finale: Why the Show Ended That Way, and Scoop on the 7 Big... - E Online NEW!

        If you're having trouble seeing straight after the last five minutes of that Parenthood finale, you are not alone. It's not easy to type either, sister. So. Many. Tears!! [SPOILER...

    How to Get Away With Murder Introduces Its New Big Bad: What You Need ... - E Online NEW!

        Huzzah, How to Get Away With Murder is finally back. And. So. Much. Happened. In Thursday's midseason premiere of ABC's breakout drama, Annalise's (Viola Davis) plan to help...

    Scandal Just Delivered One of The Most Heartbreaking & Heart-Racing Ep... - E Online NEW!

        Have we all recovered yet from what we're now calling our Great National Heart Attack? Sure, the pains we're feeling could be attributed to the large amount of Chipotle we...


    Financial News
    U.S. growth cools in fourth quarter, but consumer spending robust - Reuters NEW!

        WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth slowed sharply in the fourth quarter as weak business spending and a wider trade deficit offset the fastest pace of consumer spending since 2006.

    Russian central bank makes surprise interest rate cut - Reuters NEW!

        MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's central bank unexpectedly cut its main interest rate on Friday as fears of recession mount in the country following the fall in global oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

    MasterCard's quarterly profit rises 29 percent - Reuters NEW!

        (Reuters) - MasterCard Inc , the world's second-largest debit and credit card company, posted a 29 percent rise in quarterly profit as customers swiped their cards more often.

    Printer maker Xerox's profit beats Street on lower costs - Reuters 1 hour ago

        (Reuters) - Xerox Corp , best known for its printers and copiers, reported a slightly better-than-expected quarterly profit as expenses declined 4 percent.

    Xerox revenue falls as printer sales decline - Reuters 1 hour ago

        (Reuters) - Xerox Corp , best known as a maker of printers and copiers, reported a 3.5 percent fall in quarterly revenue as printer sales declined.


    Health News
    Obama proposes 'precision medicine' to end one-size-fits-all - AP 2 hours ago

        WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is calling for an investment to move away from one-size-fits-all-medicine, toward an approach that tailors treatment to your genes....

    Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views - AP NEW!

        LOS ANGELES (AP) -- With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice on his door and on Facebook: His practice will no longer see children whose parents won't get them vaccinated....

    Black breast-feeding gatherings battle troubling health gaps - AP NEW!

        MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Once a month, baby-toting young women gather in a YMCA conference room to share tips, talk about and demonstrate breast-feeding - an age-old yet sometimes shunned practice in their community....

    WHO: Ebola response shifts to ending epidemic - AP 3 hours ago

        LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization says officials are now focused on ending the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the virus' spread....

    Study: Insurers may using drug costs to discriminate - AP NEW!

        FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A new report warns that insurance companies - perhaps more than initially thought - may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health law to discourage them from choosing certain plans....


    Regional News
    Jones New York closing outlet stores - Biz Journal - St Louis NEW!

        Jones New York Outlet plans to close its 127 stores during 2015.The company also plans to discontinue its wholesale business this year, the Chicago Tribune reports. The company, which is owned by New York-based private equity firm Sycamore Partners, said it planned to "pursue strategic alternatives" for the Jones New York brand, according to the newspaper.Jones New York has an outlet store at St. Louis Premium Outlets in Chesterfield.

    5 things you don't need to know but might want to and how much Emerson... - Biz Journal - St Louis NEW!

        Emerson Electric's CEO David Farr, who received $25 million in compensation in 2014, earns 80 cents per second, according to a look a top-paid execs by Broadband and Blue. Charif Souki, of Cheniere Energy, was the highest paid exec, earning $4.50 per second in 2014. Boeing CEO James McNerney earned 74 cents per second last year.Guns 'N Hoses, the fundraiser for families of fallen first responders, will take place this evening at the Scottrade Center. The event, which was originally scheduled for…

    TriStar Summit agrees to fine to settle HHS allegations - Biz Journal - Nashville NEW!

        TriStar Summit Medical Center will pay a $40,000 fine to settle an allegation from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that the hospital "dumped" a patient to another facility."Dumping" refers to transferring a patient in an emergency situation to another hospital before that patient is stabilized, a practice that is forbidden under a 1986 law.According to The Tennessean, HHS alleges that TriStar Summit transferred the patient because the hospital did not take the patient's insurance.…

    Women’s Conference 2015 is today, 1,200 expected - Biz Journal - St Louis NEW!

        With more than 1,200 attendees expected, the St. Louis Business Journal's Women's Conference is set to begin Friday morning.Confidence is the theme of the event that will feature Claire Shipman, author of "The Confidence Code"; Sharon Price John of Build-A-Bear Workshop; Julie Stackhouse of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and many others. The conference kicks off with a networking breakfast at 7 a.m. in the Midway & Pegram Room at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel downtown.This is your…

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        Washington University plans eventually to renovate the old Shriners Hospital, at 700 South Euclid Ave.Before that, though, it is working to get the building on the National Register of Historic Places, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. That would quality the structure for historic preservation tax credits, which would be sold to investors.The St. Louis Preservation Board on Monday forwarded the Shriners Hospital nomination to state historic preservation officials, according to the Post-Dispatch.…


    Science News
    New molecular target identified for treating cerebral malaria - EurekaAlert 3 hours ago

        A drug already approved for treating other diseases may be useful as a treatment for cerebral malaria, according to researchers at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. They discovered a novel link between food intake during the early stages of infection and the outcome of the disease, identifying two molecular pathways that could serve as new targets for treatment.

    Renewable biofuel production avoids competition with food resources - EurekaAlert NEW!

        The efficient production of both biofuel and animal feed from one crop is now possible, and can be done on a farm without the need for off-site processes. The research, published in the open access journal Biotechnology for Biofuels, demonstrates the practical potential of an alternative to fossil fuels that does not compete with food resources.

    Pair of Ice Climbers Are First to Ascend Frozen Niagara Falls - National Geographic NEW!

        Will Gadd and Sarah Hueniken climbed the world's most famous waterfall by following a 30-foot-wide (9-meter) strip of rotten spray ice that formed along the edge of a section known as Horseshoe Falls.

    Heat waves becoming more prominent in urban areas, research reveals - EurekaAlert NEW!

        The number of cities across the globe that experience heat waves has increased since the 1970s and the frequency of those heat waves has increased as well as the heat island effect amplifies global warming, find an international team of researchers.

    Biomaterial coating raises prospect of more successful medical implant... - EurekaAlert NEW!

        A novel, bacteria-repelling coating material that could increase the success of medical implants has been created by researchers.


    Sports News
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        Ref did not log PSI in balls before AFC champ.

    Djokovic dethrones champ Wawrinka in five-set semi at Australian Open - CBS Sports NEW!

        Novak Djokovic was stretched to five sets again against Stan Wawrinka before beating the defending champion 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 on Friday night to reach his fifth Australian Open final.

    Djokovic outlasts Wawrinka at Australian Open, faces Murray for fifth ... - CBS Sports 1 hour ago

        Novak Djokovic was stretched to five sets again against Stan Wawrinka before beating the defending champion 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 Friday night to reach his fifth Australian Open final.

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        One player on the Seahawks is not happy with the NFL's random HGH testing policy, according to ESPN.

    GM: Kobe extension '100 percent' right move, 'worth every penny' - FOX Sports 2 hours ago

        Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak says Kobe Bryant two-year, $48.5 million contract extension was '100 percent' right thing to do, Bryant has been 'worth every penny.'


    Technology News
    Google to change UK privacy policy after regulatory pressure - PC World NEW!

        Google has agreed to improve the information it provides to people about how it collects personal data in the U.K., after it was required to do so by country’s data protection authority.The company has signed an undertaking committing to make further changes to the privacy policy to ensure it meets the requirements of the U.K.’s Data Protection Act, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said Friday. Google will also take steps to ensure that future changes to its privacy policy comply with the law.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Ghost Linux vulnerability can be exploited through WordPress, other PH... - PC World NEW!

        A critical vulnerability in glibc, a core Linux library, can be exploited remotely through WordPress and likely other PHP applications to compromise Web servers.The buffer overflow vulnerability, dubbed Ghost, was reported Tuesday by researchers from security vendor Qualys. It is identified as CVE-2015-0235 in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures database.The bug is located in the gethostbyname*() functions of the glibc (GNU C Library) version 2.17 and older. It was fixed in glibc-2.18, released in May 2013, but it wasn’t flagged as a security vulnerability at the time.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Nvidia clarifies: No specific GTX 970 driver to improve memory allocat... - PC World NEW!

        Important update 1/29/15: The Nvidia employee who said the company was looking into a GTX 970 driver that would "tune what's allocated where to further improve performance" has updated his post to remove the claim after it was covered by several publications, including PCWorld, PC Gamer, and PC Perspective. As that changes the entire thrust of this article, its headline has been updated to reflect that. We still stand by our recommendation of the GTX 970 and you can read a summary of the memory allocation firestorm here.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    BT to test 500Mbps broadband over copper in two towns - PC World NEW!

        British Telecom thinks that a new technology called G.fast can increase broadband speeds over copper to hundreds of megabits per second, and will soon conduct trials to see if it’s right.If the trials are a success, it’s good news for homes and businesses that don’t have access to fiber in the U.K.—but also across Europe, as they will likely encourage operators in other countries to bet on the technology too.Around 4,000 English homes and businesses will be able to participate in BT’s pilots, which aim to find out what speeds can be delivered using G.fast at scale. They will start this summer in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, and Gosforth in Newcastle.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 30 - PC World NEW!

        Intel’s plan to banish cables and connectors moves ahead with Broadwell chipThe new, fifth-generation Core processors that Intel unveiled Thursday are the stepping stone to the chipmaker’s plan for getting rid of the wired clutter that surrounds PCs. The new Broadwell vPro chips support wireless connectivity to displays and peripherals, but the Skylake processors due later this year will support wireless charging as well.Amazon’s a hit, Google’s a missAfter a dismal third quarter last year when it posted its biggest loss in 14 years, Amazon.com turned around and on Thursday reported higher-than-expected net income in the fourth quarter. CEO Jeff Bezos credited growth in the company’s Prime subscription service, which increased by 53 percent last year; Prime members get free two-day shipping on goods ordered and have a range of streaming video they can watch. Meanwhile, Google’s $14.5 billion in net revenue for the fourth quarter might have been up 10 percent, but analysts expecting $14.8 billion were disappointed.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here


    US News
    Judge to hold hearing to dismiss case against Detroit cop who killed g... - Fox News NEW!

        Prosecutors are expected to explain why they won't seek a third trial in the case of a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a 7-year-old girl during a chaotic raid in 2010.

    Prosecutors to speak about dropping case against Detroit cop - Yahoo NEW!

        DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors are expected to explain why they won't seek a third trial in the case of a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a 7-year-old girl during a chaotic raid in 2010.

    A timeline of 'Suge' Knight's legal and medical troubles - Yahoo NEW!

        A look at Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight's troubles over the past 20 years:

    U.S. man shot and wounded in eastern Saudi Arabia: state media - Yahoo NEW!

        DUBAI (Reuters) - A U.S. man was shot and wounded in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday, state news agency SPA reported citing a police statement. A vehicle carrying two people with U.S. citizenship was fired on in the Eastern Province district of al-Ahsa, SPA said. The wounded man was in a stable condition, it added. (Reporting by Rania El Gamal and Omar Fahmy; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

    Rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested for fatal LA hit-and-run - AP NEW!

        WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested on a murder charge in a fatal hit-and-run in Los Angeles....


    World News
    Germany: Talk of axing Greek debt 'divorced from reality' - AP NEW!

        ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Germany bluntly rejected suggestions that Greece should be forgiven repayment of its rescue loans, as a top eurozone finance official met on Friday the country's new left-wing government leaders in Athens....

    Report: woman attacks police in Istanbul with automatic fire; no one h... - Fox News NEW!

        Turkey's state-run news agency says a woman opened automatic weapon fire at a police vehicle in Istanbul's main square, Taksim, before escaping on foot.

    Attacks kill 27 in Iraq as ISIS battles Kurds over disputed city of Ki... - Fox News NEW!

        Clashes with Islamic State militants killed a senior Kurdish military commander and eight of his fighters just outside the disputed northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, officials said.

    Egypt raises death toll from coordinated Sinai attack to 32 - AP NEW!

        EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- Egyptian officials on Friday raised the death toll to 32 from coordinated and simultaneous attacks that struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula the previous night....

    Bomb blast in southern Pakistan kills 35 at Shiite mosque - AP NEW!

        ISLAMABAD (AP) -- A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers were gathering for Friday prayers, killing 35 people and wounding dozens, officials said....



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