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  • Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Aug 18 6:35 PM

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        German prosecutors on Saturday said they are investigating after a 19-year-old Yazidi woman who survived an ordeal as an ISIS sex slave says she ran into her jihadi captor in Germany.

    Mayfield man arrested after 3 county police chase - WPSD NEW!

        Derek Brown is in jail after he led police on a three county motorcycle chase on early Saturday morning. Kentucky State Police report that Trooper Aaron Jestes saw a motorcyclist driving recklessly around 1:52 A. M.

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        Marty Balin, the co-founder of Jefferson Airplane is accusing a New York City hospital of destroying his musical career with a botched tracheotomy after heart surgery in 2016..

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    World News
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