Six things to know – 3/10/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Three people are in stable or critical condition after an ambush style attack at a party in suburban Pittsburgh. Five people were killed in the attack. Police are still looking for the suspect.
The Republican candidates will take the stage tonight to debate one more time before the next day of primary voting. On March 15, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Florida, and North Carolina will all hold primaries.
The first uterus transplant in the U.S. has failed. Doctors had to remove the donor organ from its recipient after the patient developed complications. It is not clear what those complications are, and the hospital is investigating.
Southern Illinois University president Randy Dunn will be in Springfield, Illinois today to present the university’s budget priorities to the Illinois Senate Appropriations committee. Right now, we know Dunn has proposed to cut nearly $23 million for fiscal year 2017.
Paducah police are looking for Travis Howe after his sister reported him missing. She hasn’t seen or heard from Howe since January. If you know anything about Howe’s whereabouts, you are asked to call police.
Today is Mario Day, in recognition of everyone’s favorite turtle stomping plumber. First appearing in Donkey Kong in 1981, Mario soon became not only the mascot for Nintendo but also a worldwide sensation.