Six things to know – 3/9/16
Here are six things to know for today.
A suspect, wanted for killing five people in Missouri and Kansas, was arrested overnight after an intense manhunt. Pablo Serrano was found hiding in a ditch near Interstate 70 in Missouri. Serrano is an undocumented immigrant, who was mistakenly released by immigration officials last September.
The presidential candidates are focusing on the next big day of primary voting coming up on Tuesday. On March 15, Illinois, Missouri, Florida, North Carolina, and Ohio all hold primaries.
Midstates Construction Inc. will renovate the Paducah Police Department’s annex building at 1410 Broadway. City commissioners proposed a contract with the company for about $198,000. Commissioners say that was the lowest and responsive bid out of a total of two bids.
Unseasonably warm weather has prompted the National Park Service to revise its prediction for blooms for Washington’s cherry blossom trees. The revised dates are March 18-23. Last week, the National Park Service announced the projected dates were between March 31 and April 3.
Famed music producer Sir George Martin has died. Martin worked with the Beatles, Cheap Trick, Jeff Beck, and Celine Dion just to name a few over his career. He was 90 years old.
?Today is National Meatball Day. There are dozens of varieties of meatballs. So find your favorite restaurant or make your own today.