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  • Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Jan 29 6:05 AM

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    Wind:  Southwest at 12 mph
    Pressure:  29.89 inches (steady)
    Humidity:   58%
    Dewpoint:   38 F (03 C)
    Mostly Cloudy. Highs In The Lower 50s. Temperature Steady Or Slowly Falling In The Afternoon. West Winds 10 To 15 Mph In The Morning Shifting To The Northwest In The Afternoon. Gusts Up To 30 Mph.
    Mostly Cloudy In The Evening Then Becoming Partly Cloudy. Lows In The Upper 20s. North Winds 10 To 15 Mph.

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    Minivan slams into Olney house, 2 men shot inside vehicle - Yahoo 2 hours ago

        Police say two men were shot and one is dead inside a minivan that also crashed into a house in Philadelphia's Olney section early Thursday morning.

    Mother of girl shot by Denver police seeks separate autopsy - Yahoo 3 hours ago

        DENVER (AP) — The mother of a 17-year-old girl who was shot and killed by Denver police said that she wants a second, independent autopsy because she doesn't trust the official investigation into the death of her daughter.

    Woman on death row in Jordan, Japanese war reporter, Jordanian pilot a... - Fox News 1 hour ago

        A young Jordanian fighter pilot, a female al-Qaida recruit who tried to blow up a hotel ballroom in Amman and a veteran Japanese war correspondent are at the center of a life-and-death standoff with the Islamic State group.

    Malaysia says MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation claims - Fox News 2 hours ago

        Malaysia's Civil Aviation Authority has officially declared the MH370 crash an accident, fulfilling a legal obligation that will allow efforts to proceed with compensation claims.

    Why I Think Students Should Be Allowed to Cheat - Wired 1 hour ago

        The benefits of cheating are obvious – improved grades in an environment where failure is not an opportunity for learning, but rather a badge of shame. When students do poorly on a test, there is no reason for students to review their responses because they will likely never be tested on the same thing ever again. The test itself is largely arbitrary and often not meaningful. The post Why I Think Students Should Be Allowed to Cheat appeared first on WIRED.

    Entertainment News
    President Barack Obama Proves He Has Plenty of "Uptown Funk"... - E Online NEW!

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    Lara Bingle's Baby Bump Makes Its Debut—See the Pic! - E Online NEW!

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    Chrissy Teigen and Gwyneth Paltrow Are Totally Goop BFFs After Bonding... - E Online NEW!

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    Rest Easy, Jeff Bridges' Sleeping Tapes Album Is Here and There's a Su... - E Online NEW!

        Go the F--k to Sleep this is not. Jeff Bridges is hoping that some of that Dude-caliber mellowness he's associated with will help you get a better night's sleep, hence his...

    Taylor Lautner Is Dating Model Raina Lawson! - E Online NEW!

        Taylor Lautner seems to have set his eyes on someone new. Sorry, we know many of you were very excited to hear that Lautner was back on the market, but E! News learns that the newly...

    Financial News
    Oil holds above $48 a barrel after U.S. stocks hit record high - Reuters NEW!

        LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil futures held above $48 a barrel on Thursday as investor inflows offset data showing that U.S. crude stocks had hit a record high.

    Israel, Hezbollah signal their flare-up is over - Reuters NEW!

        JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel and Hezbollah signaled on Thursday their rare flare-up in fighting across the Israel-Lebanon border was over, after the Lebanese guerrillas killed two Israeli troops in retaliation for a deadly air strike in Syria last week.

    Time Warner Cable quarterly revenue rises 3.8 percent - Reuters 1 hour ago

        (Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc , the second-largest U.S. cable TV operator, reported a 3.8 percent rise in revenue as it lost fewer residential video customers.

    Obama budget to propose spending lift for military, domestic programs - Reuters 1 hour ago

        WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's budget will call for an increase in domestic and military spending that would end spending caps known as "sequestration," a White House official said, setting up a new source of conflict with Republicans in Congress.

    Malaysia declares MH370 an 'accident', airline to proceed with compens... - Reuters 2 hours ago

        KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an "accident", its Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) said on Thursday.

    Health News
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    Arizona monitoring hundreds for measles linked to Disneyland - AP NEW!

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    FACT CHECK: Both sides in Keystone XL debate bend facts - AP NEW!

        WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Canada to the Gulf, say the privately funded, $8 billion project is a critically needed piece of infrastructure that will create thousands of jobs and make the U.S. dependent on oil from friends, rather than foes....

    California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat - AP NEW!

        SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products....

    Regional News
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        A date has been set for the official debut of 1,500 colorful lights that will brighten the Big Four Bridge."Starting on February 11th," Waterfront Development Corp. President David Karem said, "if everything keeps going OK, and all the different fixtures work properly, we'll have a formal lighting of the bridge."The lights, which are tied together by a computer system that can create motion and other effects, are being tested on and off this week, WDRB-TV reports.The display can be programmed…

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    Science News
    Laser co-creator Charles Townes, a Nobel laureate, dies - AP 3 hours ago

        BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Charles H. Townes' inspiration for the predecessor of the laser came to him while sitting on a park bench, waiting for a restaurant to open for breakfast....

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    Myanmar tallies 1,114 bird species, 20 previously unrecorded - AP 4 hours ago

        YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- An extensive survey of birds in Myanmar has revealed nearly two dozen not known to have existed in the country, including a large black seabird with a ballooning red neck sack and a tiny black and white falconet with a surprised, panda-like expression....

    Most of Hawaii's coral recover from mass bleaching - AP 5 hours ago

        HONOLULU (AP) -- Coral rely on algae for food and their survival....

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    Sports News
    New recruit Ichiro keen to repay Marlins faith - Yahoo Sports 5 hours ago

        (Reuters) - Future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki said he wanted to return the faith shown by Miami Marlins executives after they flew to Japan to convince the veteran to sign for the Florida ball club. The 41-year-old outfielder agreed a one-year contract on Tuesday with the Marlins after his two-and-a-half year stay with the New York Yankees ended last year. "I am humbled that they flew 18 hours to get here, this is something that just doesn't happen," Suzuki was quoted as saying by Kyodo News on Thursday after signing up for a 15th year in MLB. As a player, it's something I've been looking for the past two years." Ichiro moved to Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Seattle Mariners in 2001 before joining the Yankees in 2012.

    Serena, Sharapova set up showdown for Australian Open title - CBS Sports 6 hours ago

        Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes in the first set before beating 19-year-old Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against Maria Sharapova.

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        Quarterbacks Russell Wilson and Tom Brady make the Super Bowl 49 clash between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots a duel of contrasting styles. New England's Brady, of course, is already guaranteed his spot in the Hall of Fame. A three-time Super Bowl winner, the 37-year-old Brady will be the first quarterback to start six Super Bowls.

    Broncos continue coaching rebuild with Phillips addition - Yahoo Sports NEW!

        (Reuters) - The Denver Broncos will hire Wade Phillips as their new defensive coordinator, the team announced on Wednesday, as they continue to reshape their coaching staff after the team's early exit from the playoffs. Phillips has spent 37 seasons in the NFL as a head coach and coordinator. He previously worked as a defensive coordinator and head coach in Denver during the late 1980s and early 1990s. After losing to Indianapolis in the divisional playoffs, the Broncos parted with head coach John Fox and hired Gary Kubiak to replace him.

    Red-hot Irving scores 55 as Cavaliers beat Blazers - Yahoo Sports NEW!

        The Cleveland Cavaliers, who were playing without injured superstar LeBron James, beat Portland 99-94 to extend their win streak to eight games behind an electric performance from Kyrie Irving. Irving tallied a career-high 55 points which included a team-record 11 three pointers in front of a crowd of 20,500 at the Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday. His final dagger from beyond the arc came with just six seconds left and gave the Cavaliers the lead for good. "He delivered," said Cavaliers coach David Blatt.

    Technology News
    Apple hits Samsung at home, where it hurts - PC World NEW!

        Apple is getting closer to matching Samsung Electronics on its home turf, as it has done with other East Asian rivals.Apple had a record-high 20 percent of the South Korean smartphone market in the last quarter of 2014, up from 11 percent a year earlier, according to Strategy Analytics.It’s an embarrassing development for Samsung, which has seen its mobile fortunes wither since the release of the iPhone 6.“The South Korean market is seeing a changing of the guard,” Strategy Analytics analyst Neil Mawston said via email. “Apple is outperforming in East Asian markets because of enhanced new smartphone models, deeper distribution channels and large subsidies from mobile operators.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    This 125-Year-old Letter That Sheds New Light On the Word ‘Hack’ - Wired 1 hour ago

        If you walk through the heart of Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California, you’ll find a rather imposing two-story mural painted by artist Brian Barnecio. It looks like a massive totem pole filled with abstract shapes that resemble lips and eyeballs and boxes of ping-pong balls, and in the middle of it all, there’s a […] The post This 125-Year-old Letter That Sheds New Light On the Word ‘Hack’ appeared first on WIRED.

    Science Graphic of the Week: The Greenland Ice Sheet in 3-D - Wired 1 hour ago

        Thanks to global warming, rising sea levels threaten to permanently flood low-lying regions around the world from the Maldives to Manhattan. The increasing temperatures melt glaciers and polar ice, inundating the oceans with freshwater. One block of melting ice that’s particularly important is the Greenland Ice Sheet, which, covering an area three times the size […] The post Science Graphic of the Week: The Greenland Ice Sheet in 3-D appeared first on WIRED.

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    Why I Think Students Should Be Allowed to Cheat - Wired 1 hour ago

        The benefits of cheating are obvious – improved grades in an environment where failure is not an opportunity for learning, but rather a badge of shame. When students do poorly on a test, there is no reason for students to review their responses because they will likely never be tested on the same thing ever again. The test itself is largely arbitrary and often not meaningful. The post Why I Think Students Should Be Allowed to Cheat appeared first on WIRED.

    US News
    President Obama visits Philadelphia Thursday - Yahoo NEW!

        President Obama is set to arrive in Philadelphia today for an important gathering of his fellow Democrats.

    2 dead, officer injured in South Philadelphia house fire - Yahoo 1 hour ago

        PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two people have died in an early morning fire in South Philadelphia.

    Damaged Lululemon store burglarized in Center City Philadelphia - Yahoo 1 hour ago

        Police are investigating a burglary at the scene of Tuesday's partial roof collapse in Center City Philadelphia.

    Accuweather: Light Snow Arrives Tonight - Yahoo 1 hour ago

        Meteorologist David Murphy says snow tonight is light. Colder air arrives Friday evening.

    Victims shot before minivan crashes into Olney home, police say - Yahoo 1 hour ago

        Philadelphia police say one man is dead and another wounded, after being shot while riding in a minivan that crashed into a home in Olney.

    World News
    New deadline approaches in Islamic State hostage crisis - AP NEW!

        TOKYO (AP) -- A sunset deadline was approaching Thursday in the Middle East for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner or face the death of a captured Jordanian air force pilot, according to the latest threat purportedly issued by the Islamic State group....

    Uganda: Mass trial over alleged terror ties to start - AP NEW!

        KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- A dozen suspects have appeared in a Ugandan court to face charges, including murder and terrorism, amid what local officials say is the budding threat of Islamic here....

    Ugandan Muslim clerics and others set for mass trial amid wave of viol... - Fox News NEW!

        A dozen suspects have appeared in a Ugandan court to face charges, including murder and terrorism, amid what local officials say is the budding threat of Islamic here.

    Hundreds of Czech miners rally in Prague seeking expansion of brown co... - Fox News 1 hour ago

        Hundreds of miners are rallying in Prague to pressure the government to allow the expansion of brown coal mining in northern Czech Republic.

    France: NATO jet crashed after Greek crew tried to eject after takeoff... - Fox News 1 hour ago

        The head of France's air force says the crash of a NATO jet in Spain that left 11 people dead, including nine French airmen, came after the Greek crew tried to eject from the plane during a failed takeoff.

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