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Automation may replace millions of jobs in Tennessee

Mar 21, 2016
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A report released by the state of Tennessee suggests that up to 1.4 million people are at risk of losing their jobs to automation.

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Upgrades to the Pennyrile Parkway continue Monday for Interstate 69 through Hopkins, Webster and Henderson Counties. 

Mellow Mushroom Bowling Green, via Facebook

The Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization (PACRO) has offered an up to $664,000 loan to a Paducah couple who are developing a Mellow Mushroom pizza restaurant to anchor the city’s former Coke plant.

Henry County Schools

Henry County Emergency Management will conduct a mock tornado exercise Friday morning at Henry County High School.

Calloway County Sheriff's Office

A celebration of life service will be held this weekend for Calloway County woman Jennifer Hicks.

Hicks was found dead in Murray February 25.

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing, for the first time, privacy regulations for Internet service providers. The goal is to let consumers weigh in on what information about them gets collected and how it's used.

As they connect us to the Internet, ISPs have insight into our lives — websites we frequent, apps we download or locations we visit — and may use that data for their own promotions or sell it to data brokers to be used for marketing or other purposes.

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Sixteen-year-old Gynnya McMillen’s death earlier this year in a state-run, juvenile-detention center was due to an irregular heartbeat, state officials said Wednesday.

Paducah Police Department

Paducah Police are seeking public help in the search for a missing teenager. Fifteen year-old Jamell Lamant Luciano left home Monday afternoon and has not been seen or heard from since, according to his grandfather.

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Austin Peay State University banned hoverboards and other self-balancing scooters following an investigation by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. 

Louisville Zoo

The future of a baby gorilla born yesterday at the Louisville Zoo is unknown after its mother died earlier today from complications with the birth.

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