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From Feb. 5-13, the Kentucky Career Centers added the below job openings to its database for the regional employers. Some of the added jobs are listed below (Paducah unless noted otherwise noted):

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Ron Henley has been named director of facilities at Baptist Health Paducah, with responsibility for engineering/maintenance, bio-medical engineering, pbx, emergency management, valet, construction, security and safety. He previously served as the safety officer for the hospital since 2016. H…

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Michael Searcy has joined Paducah Bank as the senior credit underwriter and portfolio manager for metro markets. The long-time Louisville resident is a 25-year banking veteran with extensive experience in credit underwriting, analysis, and loan review. Searcy spent 15 years as vice president…

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DETROIT -- Despite a 40-day strike by factory workers and slumping sales in the U.S. and China, General Motors still made money last year. The company posted a $6.58 billion profit for the year, but that was down almost 17% from 2018.

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From Jan. 29-Feb. 5, the Kentucky Career Centers added the below job openings to its database for the regional employers. Some of the added jobs are listed below (Paducah unless noted otherwise noted):

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In a previous column, I detailed retirees' biggest lifestyle regrets, such as not traveling more before their health gave out and not communicating clearly with a partner about what they hoped retirement would be like.

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy expanded at a moderate 2.1% annual rate in the final three months of 2019, capping a year when a weak global landscape and a sharp pullback in business investment resulting from President Donald Trump's trade fights combined to slow growth.

We're always interested in hearing about business news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

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In 2020, the Baptist Health Paducah cancer program will celebrate nearly 20 years of being nationally accredited. Baptist Health Paducah reached the milestone of 50 years of cancer care in 2017. The multi-disciplinary program has been nationally accredited since 2001, with the area's only ra…

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Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsors are Paducah-McCracken Co. NAACP and McCracken County Community Career Endowment, and the featured speaker is newly-elected Kentucky Attorney G…

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McCracken County public school teachers April Griggs and Jennifer Shidal are among 3,381 new national board-certified teachers, according to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. They join the 4,786 teachers who successfully renewed their certification this year. There are …

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It's that time of year again when we promise ourselves to do those things that we know we should, but just haven't quite gotten around to them yet. The infamous New Year's resolutions.

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For the past five months, this column has examined the top threats in 2019, according to the 2019 Cyber Threatscape Report, including geopolitical actors, evolving cybercriminals, ransomware, supply chain threats, and supply chain vulnerabilities. This month, we are focusing on the final thr…

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A skilled workforce means more than workers having the technical skills to the job. Today, more employers are not only looking for employees who can do a job correctly, but they are looking for workers with a mastery of “soft skills.”

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SAN FRANCISCO -- For two years running , California's wildfires have sent plumes of smoke across Silicon Valley. So far, that hasn't spurred much tech innovation aimed at addressing extreme-weather disasters associated with climate change.

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Money, it's a gas. Unless you need to borrow some from your parents. Then it's a conversation many adults will avoid at all costs, even if it means paying for groceries with couch nickels.

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Nearly every time a hotly anticipated new or redesigned vehicle first hits dealer lots, a number of enterprising dealerships will take the opportunity to make some additional profit. The good news for consumers is that there are ways around these markups.

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NEW YORK -- As this winter's flu outbreak intensifies, small business owners try to keep their companies from being overwhelmed by employee absences.

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LONDON -- When British police used facial recognition cameras to monitor crowds arriving for a soccer match in Wales, some fans protested by covering their faces. In a sign of the technology's divisiveness, even the head of a neighboring police force said he opposed it.

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Nurse practitioner Kelly Patterson, APRN, recently joined Baptist Health Medical Group Cardiothoracic Surgery. She has more than 10 years of experience providing nursing care to patients in western Kentucky. A board-certified nurse practitioner, Patterson earned a bachelor's degree in nursin…

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A government advisory committee has concluded that federal regulators followed established procedures when they certified the Boeing 737 Max and did not delegate too much safety analysis for the plane to Boeing.

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From Jan, 8-15, the Kentucky Career Centers added the below job openings to its database for the regional employers. Some of the added jobs are listed below (Paducah unless noted otherwise noted):

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The Trump administration is proposing new rules to guide future federal regulation of artificial intelligence used in medicine, transportation and other industries.

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NEW YORK -- An anti-robocalls measure signed into law Monday by President Donald Trump should help reduce the torrent of unwanted calls promising lower interest rates or pretending to be the IRS, though it won't make all such calls disappear.

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MEXICO CITY -- For centuries, Mexico City residents brought warm tortillas home in reusable cloths or woven straw baskets, and toted others foods in conical rolls of paper, "ayate" mesh or net bags, or even string bundles.

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NORTH HAVEN, Conn. -- Guess who's getting used to working with robots in their everyday lives? The very same warehouse workers once predicted to be losing their jobs to mechanical replacements.

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McCracken County public school teachers April Griggs and Jennifer Shidal are among 3,381 new national board-certified teachers, according to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. They join the 4,786 teachers who successfully renewed their certification this year. There are …

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. sales of newly built homes increased 1.3% in November from the prior month, a sign that low mortgage rates are pushing up purchases as well as prices.

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SAN FRANCISCO -- A new cafe culture is brewing in the San Francisco area, where a growing number of coffee houses are banishing paper to-go cups and replacing them with everything from glass jars to rental mugs and BYO cup policies.

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Mindy Cartwright (A.R.R.T.) (R)(M)(CT), has been named breast navigator for Baptist Health Paducah. Cartwright has worked as a mammography technologist at Baptist Health Paducah for 16 years, with 25 total years of experience in mammography. She is registered by the American Registry for Rad…

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Your expenses don't end when your paychecks do, but creating a reliable income stream in retirement can be tricky. The right choices can result in sustainable income for the rest of your life. The wrong choices could leave you uncomfortably short of cash.

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To calculate a restaurant server's tip, double the first number on the bill. A $62.47 tab gets a $12 tip. If the bill is more than $100, double the first two digits.

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NEW YORK -- The new year brings new overtime rules for employers including small businesses and in turn, a pay raise for an estimated 1.3 million workers.

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WASHINGTON -- Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods fell by the largest amount in six months, led by a large decrease in orders for defense aircraft and parts. A closely watched category that tracks business investment ticked up 0.1%.

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Library clerk at McCracken County Public Library

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Chief marketing officer, EZ Portable Buildings, 3.5 years

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Investment portfolio manager, U.S. Bank

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Director of residential mortgage services, Paducah Bank

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Vice president of business development, KeeFORCE

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Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 9, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsor is the PaducahMcCracken Joint Sewer Agency. The program is the annual "state of the city/county" with Mayor Brandi Harless and Judge-Executive …