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WASHINGTON -- The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday voted to reinstate a decades-long ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge -- a largely symbolic move aimed at reversing a plan by President Donald Trump to drill in the pristine refuge.

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NEW YORK -- Walmart is rolling out an unlimited grocery delivery subscription service this fall as it races to gain an advantage in the competitive fresh food business.

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump gets some of his worst marks from the American people when it comes to his handling of climate change, and majorities believe the planet is warming and support government actions that he has sometimes scoffed at.

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AUGUSTA, Maine -- Efforts to ban flavored e-cigarettes and reduce their appeal to youngsters have sputtered under industry pressure in over a half-dozen states this year even as one state, Michigan, moves ahead with its own restrictions and President Donald Trump promises federal ones.

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From Sept. 4-10 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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Shannah Poindexter, community relationship manager for Lourdes Hospital's home health and hospice departments, has been presented the Distinguished Leader of 2019 award by the Kentucky Association of Hospice and Palliative Care (KAHPC). The association honored Poindexter for her commitment t…

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From Aug. 28 to Wednesday, Sept. 4, 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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WASHINGTON -- Despite a decade-plus of economic growth, Americans have slowed the pace at which they're forming new companies, a trend that risks further widening the gap between the most affluent and everyone else.

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NEW YORK -- The eco-minded Prince Harry is embarking on a massive travel sustainability initiative in partnership with key travel providers. They aim to improve the practices of the industry amid an ever-increasing number of travelers.

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BOSTON -- Black entrepreneurs who say people of color are being shut out of the lucrative marijuana trade are joining forces to close the gap.

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The vast majority of applications for a student loan forgiveness program are still being rejected, even after Congress set aside $700 million to temporarily expand it, according to a federal report .

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BLACK RIVER, Australia -- Half a world away from the opioid epidemic ravaging the United States, Australia is facing a crisis of its own, with skyrocketing rates of opioid prescriptions and related deaths.

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SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. -- On a cool South Carolina morning, Duke Energy electrical linemen shift their gaze toward the sky as their colleague rises above them in a bucket truck.

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WASHINGTON -- It seemed like a new era in the half-century battle against the deadly toll of tobacco: U.S. health officials for the first time would begin regulating cigarettes, chew and other products responsible for a half-million American deaths annually.

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SAN FRANCISCO -- When Liz O'Sullivan was hired at the New York City-based artificial intelligence company Clarifai in 2017, she felt lucky to find work at the intersection of two of her main interests: technology and ethics. Two years later, she encountered a moral dilemma.

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MIAMI -- Andy Vila's mother remembers her son as a bright, rebellious child who enjoyed Harry Potter books and dressing up as the U.S. president. But when he began to embrace the same ideology his family had fled in socialist Cuba, she pleaded in vain for him to stop his political activism.

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PORTLAND, Maine -- U.S. lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift the seafood business farther north.

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From Aug. 21 to Wednesday, Aug. 28, 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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LACONA, Iowa -- When President Donald Trump levied tariffs on China that scrambled global markets, farmer Randy Miller was willing to absorb the financial hit. Even as the soybeans in his fields about an hour south of Des Moines became less valuable, Miller saw long-term promise in Trump's e…

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Terry Bradley has been named senior vice president and director of retail client experience by the Paducah Bank board of directors. Bradley joined Paducah Bank in April 2015. His 35-year career as a banking professional has included experience in retail operations, trust, accounting and inve…

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DENVER -- From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife.

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From Aug. 7 to Wednesday, Aug. 21, 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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NEW YORK -- About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's overall job performance, according to a new poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which finds some support for the president's handling of the U.S. economy but gives h…

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Averitt Express has been recognized in a national survey as a military-friendly company. According to Viqtory, the company which compiled the survey, military-friendly employers strive to help veterans and other members of the military community transition into employment in the civilian wor…

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TASIILAQ, Greenland -- From a helicopter, Greenland's brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here -- its whole population wouldn't fill a football stadium -- are poor, with a high rate of substance abuse and suicide.

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While the Barkley Regional Airport Authority board was considering who to hire to succeed longtime Executive Director Richard Roof, one of the candidates was doing some "due diligence" of his own.

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John Williams Jr., a managing director-investments with the Paducah branch of Wells Fargo Advisors, has earned the designation of certified private wealth adviser professional as authorized by the Investments and Wealth Institute. The certification identifies those individuals who have met t…

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Cybercrime is one of the largest threats facing every individual and business in our country. According to the 2019 Cyber Threatscape Report, the top threats in 2019 include geopolitical actors, evolving cybercriminals, ransomware, supply chain threats, and cloud vulnerabilities.

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Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsor is Whitlow, Roberts, Houston & Straub. The program is a Candidates Forum with Shea Nickell and Whitney Westerfield, candidates for Supreme…

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It's been several years since I wrote about compensation plans. Please understand that if you have more than two employees in your organization, you do have a plan whether you realize it or not.

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Jana G. Baldwin, Mayfield, a Modern Woodmen of America financial representative, recently attended the Modern Woodmen Leadership Career Institute, held at Modern Woodmen's home office in Rock Island, Illinois. Modern Woodmen's top representatives and managers are invited to attend the event …

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up. If successful, it would be the first change to U.S. cigarette warnings in 35 years.

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GREELEY, Colo. -- A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day.

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From July 31 to Wednesday, Aug. 7, 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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WASHINGTON -- How fragile is the global economy? The U.S.-China trade war is weakening businesses in both countries, Germany's economy shrank in the second quarter, and Britain appears headed for a disruptive exit from the European Union this fall.

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From July 31 to Wednesday, Aug. 7, 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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NEW YORK -- Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas .

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NEW YORK -- Like most retailers, Walmart is accustomed to the everyday dealings of shoplifters. Now, it's confronting a bigger threat: active shooters.

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WASHINGTON -- Seventy years ago, before Medicare existed to inspire "Medicare for All," a Democratic president wrestled with a challenge strikingly similar to what the party's White House hopefuls face today.

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Jodie Hansen has been promoted to vice president of community and business development at Graves County Economic Development. Her primary areas of focus will be on working with existing business and industry to help them achieve growth in their companies and to identify areas of opportunity …

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After Kim Lauerman was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, doctors wanted to give her a drug that helps prevent infections and fever during chemotherapy. Her insurer said no.

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From July 24 to Wednesday, July 31, 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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TEHRAN, Iran -- Taha Shakouri keeps finding remote corners to play in at a Tehran children's charity hospital, unaware that his doctors are running out of chemo medicine needed to treat the eight-year-old boy's liver cancer.

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WASHINGTON -- Medicare could save $1.57 for every dollar spent delivering free healthy meals to frail seniors after a hospitalization, according to a new study that comes as lawmakers look to restrain costs by promoting patients' well-being.

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From July 17 to Wednesday, July 24, 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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Blythe CPAs & Advisors, a Paducah-based accounting and financial services firm, announces the following promotions:

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WASHINGTON -- In 2012, as the death toll from the nation's opioid crisis mounted, drug companies shipped out enough of the powerful and addictive painkillers for every man, woman and child in the U.S. to have nearly a 20-day supply.