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  • Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Feb 18 7:35 PM

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    Dolly Parton says husband Carl Dean isn’t ‘necessarily one of the ... - Fox News 2 hours ago

        Dolly Parton’s music is loved by millions of people, but don’t count her husband Carl Dean as one of them.

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        Kim Kardashian risked a serious wardrobe malfunction for the sake of fashion on Sunday.

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        When “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by two masked men yelling racist and homophobic epithets, as well as “This is MAGA country,” MSNBC host Al Sharpton came out swinging.

    Man accused of pulling gun on couple wearing ‘MAGA’ hats - WPSD NEW!

        A man who was wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat says a Tennessee man took out a gun at a Kentucky store and told him "It's a good day for you to die."

    Graves County offices to be closed for funeral of Sheriff Dewayne Redm... - WPSD 1 hour ago

        Due to Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon's funeral, several Graves County offices will be closed or have limited hours on Tuesday.

    Entertainment News
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        In 2017, Lena Headey opened up about two alleged encounters with disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. Now the "Game of Thrones" star is sharing how she believes rejecting Weinstein's alleged advances impacted her acting career for 10 years. 

    Jussie Smollett has 'no plans' to meet with Chicago police Monday, des... - Fox News NEW!

        Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say there are "no plans" for him to meet with Chicago police Monday for a follow-up interview about his alleged assault. 

    Al Sharpton says Jussie Smollett should ‘face accountability to the ... - Fox News NEW!

        When “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by two masked men yelling racist and homophobic epithets, as well as “This is MAGA country,” MSNBC host Al Sharpton came out swinging.

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        Meghan Markle is celebrating her baby shower in the Big Apple.

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    Financial News
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    'Death Tax' Divide - Washington Post 2 hours ago

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    Health News
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        (University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) MD Anderson researchers discovered that a combination of immunotherapy and targeted therapies that block normal DNA damage repair, such as PARP inhibitors, achieved dramatic tumor reduction in mouse models of small cell lung cancer.

    Mapping brain circuits in newborns may aid early detection of autism - Eureka Alert 19 hours ago

        (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) A new map of newborn babies' brains offers details of structure that will provide a new reference for researchers studying both typical brain development and neurological disorders. Using noninvasive, 20-minute MRI scans, researchers have revealed some of the complex and precisely organized brain architecture that emerges as the brain reshapes itself during the third trimester of pregnancy.

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    Regional News
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    Science News
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    Sports News
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    US News
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        Authorities say four people, including children, have been fatally shot at a property in western Michigan.

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        A Mississippi man has been shot dead by police after a standoff, with police saying he emerged from a house pointing a gun at officers.

    Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial delayed until June - Fox News NEW!

        Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York City is being delayed until June 3.

    California will sue Trump over emergency wall declaration - Fox News NEW!

        California's attorney general says at least a dozen states will join a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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    World News
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