Daily Archive: October 17, 2018

Oct 17

TVA begins Browns Ferry outage for Unit 1 modifications

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Tennessee Valley Authority has begun a scheduled outage at its Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant Unit 1 in Alabama to prepare it to generate additional electricity. The utility said in a news release it will install 332 new nuclear fuel assemblies and perform a final round of modifications. Unit 1 will be …

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Oct 17

Man finds congressman’s documents in abandoned storage unit

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man stumbled upon a trove of historical documents possibly worth thousands of dollars after purchasing an abandoned storage unit for $20 in a Phoenix suburb. The Arizona Republic reports Don Smith discovered a collection of about 200 letters belonging to Henry Ellsworth Barbour, a Republican congressman from California from 1919 …

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Oct 17

Film of Judy Blume’s ‘Are You There God?…’ in development

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judy Blume has at long last agreed to a feature film adaptation of her seminal 1970 young adult novel “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.” Writer and director Kelly Fremon Craig is set to adapt and direct the film, which will be produced by James L. Brooks’ Gracie Films. It …

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Oct 17

Pelicans add Frazier, waive Williams

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have claimed guard Tim Frazier off waivers. The move brings Frazier back to a club with which he averaged 8.3 points and 5.6 assists in 81 games before he was traded to Washington shortly before the 2017 NBA draft. Frazier, who was not drafted out of Penn …

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Oct 17

City: Don’t punish kids over show with police at gunpoint

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — After initially expressing outrage, leaders in one Mississippi city now say high school band students should not be punished for a performance that depicted police officers being held at gunpoint. The Daily Leader reports the Brookhaven mayor and aldermen are asking the Mississippi High School Activities Association to lift a performance …

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Oct 17

Quickley Got an Early Preview of Playing for Coach Calipari

Immanuel Quickley hasn’t played an official college basketball game and yet the UK Freshman guard has already played twice for Wildcats Coach, John Calipari. Quickley played for the USA Under 19 FIBA team that Coach Calipari led in Egypt. Of course, the 6’3″ guard from Maryland joined his Wildcats teammates with the exhibition games in …

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Oct 17

Worker killed in machine accident at West Virginia coal mine

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia regulators say a coal mine employee has died in a machinery accident. The Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training says 33-year-old Roger W. Herndon of Rainelle was struck in the side by a piece of steel auger drill. The accident occurred Wednesday at the Princess Polly Anna and …

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Oct 17

Maine’s 4 gubernatorial candidates vie for public’s support

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s four gubernatorial candidates are trying to make an impression with voters with weeks to go before the Nov. 6 election. Independent state treasurer Terry Hayes, independent entrepreneur Alan Caron, Republican businessman Shawn Moody and Democratic Attorney General Janet Mills appeared Wednesday at a gubernatorial forum in Augusta. The candidates hope …

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Oct 17

Frost Advisory issued October 17 at 7:17PM EDT expiring October 18 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV

* TEMPERATURES…In the low to mid 30s. * TIMING…Tonight. * IMPACTS…Frost could harm sensitive outdoor vegetation. A Frost Advisory means that widespread frost is expected. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left unprotected. The post Frost Advisory issued October 17 at 7:17PM EDT expiring October 18 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV appeared …

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Oct 17

WATCH: Haze and burning smell forces first lady's plane to turn around

The post WATCH: Haze and burning smell forces first lady's plane to turn around appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

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