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WINTER STORM WATCH STARTS THURSDAY NIGHT

From the National Weather Service:

.WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH

FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY

AFTERNOON.

 

* TIMING: FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA

  THURSDAY EVENING...AND THE PRECIPITATION WILL END AS SLEET AND

Product Recall: Angelcare Baby Monitor

Angelcare Monitors is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors following the death of two infants due to strangulation. A cord attached to the sensor pad poses a strangulation risk if the child pulls the cord into the crib.

Two infants have died from cord strangulation deaths, and two more have reportedly been entangled.

Operation Christmas Child changes the lives of children around the world

It's time once again for you to pack a box for Operation Christmas Child!  All you need to do is pack any shoebox with small gifts, school supplies, toiletries and more, choose if you want to pack for a boy or girl  and the age (2-4, 5-9, 10-14).  Then include a $7 check in the box or FOLLOW YOUR BOX ONLINE to follow your box around the world!  Next week begins National Collection

It's past time to prepare for winter - here's how

Sunday marks the beginning of Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Indiana. But Sunday's weather forecast suggests you may want to dedicate part of Saturday to get ready. There's 30 percent chance of severe weather on Sunday. A recent survey found that a large number of people don’t know what to put in a preparedness kit and many don’t even believe one is necessary. Here's a LINK to see what a good kit contains.

Winslow man charged with murder

A Winslow man is charged with murder after police say he killed his former girlfriend. 24-year-old Kelsie McDonald was pronounced dead at Jasper Memorial Hospital late last night after police responding to a domestic disturbance call found her unconscious on the living floor of a house on South Bluff Street. When they entered the house, they found 32-year-old Christopher Morton holding a handgun in one hand and a beer in the other.

Police Identify Suspect In Harlan Ave. Stabbing


Evansville Police have identified a suspect in the Harlan Ave. stabbing. He is Edward J. Ivy, 34. 6"03', 265 lbs. Police say he held a witness at gunpoint during assault. Police are still trying to ID second stabbing suspect, thought to be the one who stabbed the victim.

NBC report says Obama administration knew millions could not keep their health insurance

President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and according to a report fromn NBC News, the Obama administration has known that for at least three years.

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Food Recall: Garden Fresh Foods

Garden Fresh Foods of Milwaukee, is recalling almost 6700 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products due to possible contamination. It's sold under several names, including "Garden Fresh" and "Finest Traditions."

Recall information: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2013/recall-055-2013-expanded

SNAP recipients facing cutback in support

Hunger relief advocates are spreading the word that increased benefits to recipients in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - better known as SNAP -- will be cut. They were provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. It will expire November 1.

The changes are not a result of the current federal government shutdown. State officials say more than 925,000 Hoosiers receiving SNAP will see a decrease in the monthly benefits. A family of four will see a loss of  $36 per month.

Names of victims of fatal motorcycle-truck accident released

Illinois State Police have identified the victims of a triple fatal crash. A dump truck and a motorcycle crashed near Carmi. 43-year old Michael Barton of Evansville and 35-year old D'ella Ratlen of Herrin, Illinois were on the cycle when the truck crossed the center line and struck it. Then the truck driven by 69-year old Robert Leffingwell of Carmi ran off the roadway and struck a tree. All three persons were dead before police arrived at the crash on Epworth Road, outside of Carmi. O'Daniel Trucking of Carmi owned the dump truck.

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