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Bob Wrinkle, CFP, wealth management adviser with Northwestern Mutual, has qualified and been a life member for 30 consecutive years in the Million Dollar Round Table. MDRT is an association of Premier Financial Professionals.

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Andrea Wilson, of the Lexington Housing Authority, has been named a TOPS Leader in Affordable Housing by TOPS Magazine in Lexington. The former La Center resident serves as chief operating officer, overseeing an operations budget of approximately $30 million. In addition to helping families,…

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As work progresses on the construction of a new passenger terminal at Barkley Regional Airport, officials are also hoping plans to bring additional air service to the region will one day take flight.

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Mike Searcy has been promoted to senior vice president and chief credit officer at Paducah Bank. He joined the bank as the senior credit under-

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Sprocket, Codefi and the area schools’ Youth Coding League are the topics for discussion at a webinar coordinated by the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Education Partnership (BEP) and Small Business Committee at noon Tuesday.

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Molly Thompson joined the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce as member services director. Her primary responsibilities include providing support to chamber members through promotion and communications, planning chamber events and coordination of the Paducah Young Professionals program. Thompso…

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A story in the Sun's Tuesday print edition says two Chamber of Commerce webinars are next week. This is incorrect. The webinars are this week. The Kentucky Small Business Resources webinar is 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 10. The summer intern webinar is 9 a.m. Thursday, March 11.

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The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting two webinars this week, one relating to the Kentucky Small Business Development Center and another on the summer employment and internship program for college students.

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From Feb. 10-17, the Kentucky Career Centers added 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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Eddie Jones has been elected by county officials from counties located in the Jackson Purchase region to serve on the directors of the Kentucky Association of Counties. KACo provides local governments with various services including insurance and financial and represents local county governm…

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Longtime Paducah physician John Cecil, MD, has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, along with nurse practitioners Natalie Brenningmeyer, Jacquelyn Koepp, Eva Lock, Lindsay Martin, Christy Overstreet and Jacqueline VanWaters. Cecil provides primary care, including comprehensive and preventiv…

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Cardiologist Stephen Frossard, DO, has joined Baptist Health Medical Group Cardiology, previously known as the Heart Group. He specializes in diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases of the cardiovascular system. His services focus on a whole-person approach to treatment. Frossard earned…

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The partners and staff at Kemper CPA Group LLP have announced a merger with Hawkins & Company, Inc., effective Nov. 1. The firm will operate under the Kemper CPA Group LLP name and will be located at the existing Kemper CPA Group office in Paducah. Partners and staff from Hawkins & C…

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From Oct. 14-21, 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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The partners and staff at Kemper CPA Group LLP have announced a merger with Hawkins & Company, Inc., effective Nov. 1. The firm will operate under the Kemper CPA Group LLP name and will be located at the existing Kemper CPA Group office in Paducah. Partners and staff from Hawkins & C…

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From Sept. 30-Oct. 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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Alyssa Kiser has joined i5 Design Group as an interior designer. In this role she will support the firm’s design team with design development, furniture specifications, client presentations, interior space plans and drawing production. Kiser, a Dayton, Ohio, native, received her bachelor of …

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From Sept. 2-9, 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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From June 24-July 1, 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 financial firm, announces the following:

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Jayme Hobson, M.S., CSP, STS, CHST, a regional safety, health and environmental director for AECOM joint venture GUBMK in Paducah, is one of five recipients selected for a new award and professional development program by the American Society of Safety Professionals. Hobson has instituted le…

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Jonas Neihoff has joined the Beltline Electric leadership team as director of innovation and strategic initiatives. He brings over 20 years of experience to the company in the areas of executive leadership, innovation and technology, strategic planning, marketing, construction management and…

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City of Paducah officials are anxious to zone in on new opportunities to stimulate investment, entrepreneurship, job growth and economic development.

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As the governor’s office prepares the commonwealth for the global pandemic, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce is working to ensure businesses are equipped with the resources they need.

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From March 11-18, 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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Mega Bloks, by Mattel, are displayed a Feb. 24 at Toy Fair New York, in the Javits Convention Center.

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A diverse line of Barbies, including one depicting alopecia, foreground left, one in a wheelchair, and three Inspiring Women, right, are displayed at Toy Fair New York, in the Javits Convention Center, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. From Baby Yoda to eco-friendly stacking rings, toymakers displayed …

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A pair of Funko’s Pop! Baby Yoda figures are displayed Feb. 24 at Toy Fair New York, in the Javits Convention Center.

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A traveler walks past a sign advertising a Delta Air Lines credit card on March 24, 2015, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash.

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Pets Alive Fifi “The Flossing Sloth,” by Zuru, is displayed Feb. 24 at Toy Fair New York, in the Javits Convention Center. From Baby Yoda to eco-friendly stacking rings, toymakers displayed an array of goods that they hope will be on kids’ wish lists for the holiday 2020 season. The four-day…

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New vehicles are more technologically advanced than ever. A car today can mirror your smartphone on its center display screen, warn you of objects in your blind spot, brake on its own in an emergency, adjust the climate control via voice, and much more.

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You expect your car insurance rates to increase after you buy a new vehicle, cause a crash or add a young driver to your policy. But some insurers jack up prices based on seemingly unrelated data -- like your magazine subscriptions or what groceries you buy.

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BEIJING -- Factories that make the world's smartphones, toys and other goods are struggling to reopen after a virus outbreak idled China's economy. But even with the ruling Communist Party promising help, companies and economists say it may be months before production is back to normal.

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. sales of new homes jumped 7.9% in January to the fastest pace in more than 12 years, a positive sign for economic growth.

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Fear of the spreading coronavirus has led to a global run on sales of face masks despite evidence that most people who aren't sick don't need to wear them.

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WASHINGTON -- Americans pulled back on their spending in January, even as their incomes surged, a sign the economy was growing modestly before the threat of coronavirus arose.

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It has been 10 years since the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce released the original "Leaky Bucket" report that found three major leaks in state's spending - corrections, Medicaid and public employee benefits -- all of which were consuming tax dollars at a rate that was growing faster than the …

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In a previous column, I mentioned in an earlier article the importance of having a business retention and expansion program included in a community's growth plan. Part of the reason is that it is relatively easier and less costly to maintain and grow existing businesses in a community than t…

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The close relationship between workforce development and economic development will be examined for the second year in a row during a day-long symposium at West Kentucky Community and Technical College April 17.

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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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I try to dedicate as much time as I can to traveling throughout the 1st Congressional District and seeing the exciting programs and opportunities underway, especially relating to workforce development. Based on recent stops in our district, I'm encouraged to see that efforts to equip our wor…

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Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Thursday, March 5, Julian Carroll Convention Center. This month's sponsor is Lundberg Medical Imaging and the featured speaker is Charles S. Gascon, regional economist and senior coordinator at the Federal Reserve Ba…

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Today, people use their trucks for everything from taking the kids to school to hauling concrete. Notably, 78% of full-size trucks sold in 2019 were in the versatile crew-cab configuration, according to Edmunds data. There are also more pickup models on sale than ever before.

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Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond moved sharply higher at the opening bell Wednesday after executives rolled out a raft of initiatives to turn the struggling chain around.