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The next Neighborhood Walk with Mayor Brandi Harless is Monday at 6 p.m. for the Lower Town neighborhood.

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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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METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Bob and Nancy Bryan of Metropolis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 17, 2019 with a celebration at the First Baptist Church of Metropolis.

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BENTON -- Mr. and Mrs. William and Rebecca Borton of Benton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 17, 2019 with a celebration hosted by their nieces Ronnica Smith and Debby Byers at the Marshall County Elks Lodge 2707.

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KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. More than 1,000 people had been invited, one witness said, as fears grew that it could be the d…

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Brimmer -- Bryson James Brimmer, son of Nathan and Rachel Brimmer of Fredonia, June 30, 2019, at Baptist Health Paducah. Grandparents are Robert and Kimberly Lamb of Keaau, Hawaii, and Bryce and Deborah Brimmer of Taylorsville. Great-grandparents are Bobby and Georgie Lamb of Keaau.

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NEW YORK -- A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station on Friday, causing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, has been apprehended, police said.

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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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PORTLAND, Ore. -- Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland.

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Paducah resident Chris Dye (right) takes a picture of his daughter, Daisy, 3, dressed up as a princess on Saturday during the Kids Creative Arts Street Fair on the Square in downtown Paducah. The event, hosted by Market House Theatre, included free performances of "The Three Little Pigs," ki…

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ROME -- Italy's hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant rescue ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government.

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Ingevity process engineers Kaylee York and Travis Miller had a learning experience this week as they toured United Way of Paducah-McCracken County partner agencies for a closer look at nonprofits benefited by the organization.

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It is a badge of honor among high school students to be selected to take part in Kentucky's Governor's Scholars Program, Governor's School for the Arts or Governor's School for Entrepreneurs. Last month, 38 students from three area high schools took part in these selective programs.

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Nobody expected Woodstock to be a national phenomenon, but even now -- on the 50th anniversary of the climactic three-day live music event in rural New York -- T-shirts, CDs, movies, newspapers and magazines pay tribute to what has become one of the defining moments of the 1960s and a happen…

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The people behind Partake in Paducah, a grassroots social media brand created to promote the area, requested financial support from the McCracken County Fiscal Court and the Paducah City Commission earlier this week.

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FRANKFORT -- An election-year investigation into teacher rallies at Kentucky's Capitol found more than 1,000 educators violated state law by participating in protests that shut down some schools, Gov. Matt Bevin's administration said Friday.

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Visitor spending and visitation growth in Kentucky both increased in 2018 according to a study from Tourism Economics, the Kentucky Department of Tourism's new research partner. Spending in McCracken County totaled $262.89 million which supports 2,420 jobs and generated $20.43 million in sta…

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Fall classes at West Kentucky Community and Technical College will begin Monday, and thus far, the college reports 4,183 students enrolled.

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NEW YORK -- The New York City medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a week of speculation that the financier hanged himself in his jail cell.

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The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the individual in the photographs above. This suspect is wanted for questioning related to thefts from vehicles late Thursday night until the early morning hours of Friday.

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TOPEKA, Kan. -- Even though U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declared a Senate run to be "off the table" next year, many fellow Republicans in Washington and his home state of Kansas aren't buying it.

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Giving to Groceries for Good all year long at Banks Market, cashier Andrea Elmore (left) presents a gift card for $1,196 to Capt. Johnny Horton of The Salvation Army for July.

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NEW DELHI -- Hundreds of people protested an unprecedented security crackdown and clashed with police Friday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, as India's government said it was constantly reviewing the situation in the disputed region and the restrictions there will be removed over the next few days.

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EL PASO, Texas -- When Jordan Ballard read that one of the victims of the El Paso massacre had few relatives and the public was invited to her funeral, the Los Angeles resident bought a plane ticket and flew to Texas to honor a woman she had never met.

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The Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes recently donated 10 AEDs (automated external defibrillators) to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department. An AED is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses potentially life-threatening heart rhythms and uses electrical pulses to the hear…

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NEW YORK -- A rash of suicides by police officers has shaken the New York Police Department, leading the commissioner to declare a mental health emergency and highlighting the problem of untreated depression among law enforcement officers nationwide.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Disturbing behavior that the Dayton gunman reportedly exhibited in his youth may be detailed in law enforcement and school files so far off limits to the public, records that could shed light on whether authorities properly handled early warning signs.

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GRAND RIVERS -- In preparation of its reopening, Patti's Settlement will be taking applications and conducting interviews 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Senior Center, 155 W. Cumberland Ave., Grand Rivers.

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HARLAN -- Following the high-profile bankruptcy of a coal company that left hundreds of Kentucky miners with bad checks last month, Sen. Johnny Ray Turner (D-Prestonsburg) said Thursday he will pre-file a bill aimed at closing a loophole that allowed the company to operate in violation of st…

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The Paducah Police Department announced Friday that it's aware of information circulating through social media about a possible "attack" at a Walmart store this weekend.

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Gibbs is a 3-year-old yellow Labrador mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road, Paducah. He weighs 58 pounds. Gibbs loves playing with other dogs and would be great for a family who needs a guard dog or to let them know someone is at the door. He loves his big bed to sle…

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JERUSALEM -- Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate her.