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Increasing clouds for the weekend Cloud cover will increase overnight with skies becoming mostly cloudy by early Sunday. Morning lows will fall back into the mid-40s with highs in the low to mid-60s.  ...

Get lost in the fall fun at a corn maze October brings the best of the fall fun, with pumpkin patches, hay rides, corn mazes and haunted houses. KY3's Drew Douglas reports on the family-friendly fun at Campbell's Maze Daze and Pumpkin Patch, but be sure to check out lots of other fall attractions listed here: http://www.ky3.com/news/local/print-corn-mazes-pumpkin-patches-and-haunted-houses/21048998_27984176 http://www.ky3.com/news/local/list-area-fall-festivals-and-craft-shows/21048998_27759658 ...

Royals win 94th game of season, eliminate Twins from playoff picture The Minnesota Twins were eliminated from the AL wild-card race Saturday, getting stifled by Yordano Ventura for seven innings in a 5-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Ventura (13-8) carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning and struck out 11 to win his third straight decision for Kansas City (94-67), which momentarily pulled ahead of Toronto (93-67) for home-field advantage through the postseason. The Blue ...

Freshman backup QB leads Missouri over South Carolina 24-10 Three turnovers helped Missouri on its way to a 24-10 victory against South Carolina Saturday. Freshman Drew Lock started at quarterback for Missouri in place of Maty Mauk, who was suspended Tuesday for violating team policies. Lock completed 21 of 28 passes for 136 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Tigers (4-1, 1-1) win their first Southeast Conference game of the season. Lorenzo Nunez threw three interceptions ...

FEMA hiring temporary workers for flooding, storm recovery efforts FEMA wants some help cleaning up the mess Mother Nature left behind in Missouri this summer.  A limited number of temporary full-time and part-time positions for approximately four to six months are available locally with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA will recruit and screen individuals to be trained to document several types of disaster-related damage to roads and various other structures. The job requires ...

Arkansas governor says he's not looking at execution delay Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he's not considering delaying upcoming executions in his state after those in neighboring Oklahoma were halted due to its prison system receiving the wrong lethal injection drug. Hutchinson told reporters Friday he doesn't have any second thoughts about signing a new state law earlier this year that allows Arkansas to keep the source of its lethal injection laws secret. An attorney ...

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Cloudy, 56 F

Sat - Mostly Clear. High: 66 Low: 44
Sun - Partly Cloudy. High: 67 Low: 52
Mon - Partly Cloudy. High: 75 Low: 56
Tue - Mostly Sunny. High: 78 Low: 59
Wed - Mostly Sunny. High: 81 Low: 62

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Satellite Internet gets a fresh look, cash infusion
An Ariane-5 rocket is seen blasting off from the European space centre at Kourou, French Guiana, as it delivers two telecommunications satellites into geostationary orbit, in 2012The race for Internet service from space is on, again. After a series of failed satellite Internet projects over the past two decades, fresh investment is coming into the sector, and at least three high-profile projects are moving forward. OneWeb, a London-based consortium backed by tycoon Richard Branson, announced in June it had raised $500 million from investors including Airbus, Qualcomm and Intelsat to advance its plan for satellite broadband to underserved parts of the world.

Playoff pulse: Alabama not fading away; Ohio State escapes
Alabama defensive back Marlon Humphrey (26) celebrates with Geno Matias-Smith (24) and Minkah Fitzpatrick (29) after intercepting pass in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Athens, Ga. Alabama won 38-10. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)Facing the possibility of being out of the playoff picture five weeks into the season, No. 13 Alabama announced it is far from finished.

Official: 25 hurt in collapse of concrete awning at school
The remains of a concrete canopy that collapsed sit in front of North Iredell High School on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Olin, N.C. A box truck hit one of the canopy supports and the awning then fell on a group of band students. (AP Photo/Skip Foreman)OLIN, N.C. (AP) — A concrete canopy collapsed Saturday on a group of band students who had gathered outside a North Carolina high school shortly before a competition, leaving 25 people injured, authorities said.

Scherzer throws his 2nd no-hitter this year, Nats sweep Mets
Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer (31) pitches against the New York Mets in the first inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched his second no-hitter this season for Washington, striking out a team-record 17 and leading the Nationals over the NL East champion New York Mets 2-0 Saturday night for a doubleheader sweep.

Leonard Fournette carries No. 9 LSU past E. Michigan, 44-22
LSU running back Leonard Fournette is stopped by Eastern Michigan defensive back Anthony Brown (22) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Leonard Fournette highlighted his third straight 200-yard game with a 75-yard touchdown run, and No. 9 LSU overcame a fitful performance to beat Eastern Michigan 44-22 on Saturday night.