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WPSD is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

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GOP health bill leaves 23M more uninsured, Congressional Budget Office says

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The Congressional Budget Office says the health care bill Republicans pushed through the House this month would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026, compared with former President Barack Obama's health care law. 

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Poll: Americans don't trust media, but feel better about favorites

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While Americans have doubts about how much they should trust the "news media" in general, a poll by the Media Insight Project released Wednesday suggests they have a higher opinion of the sources they personally rely upon to follow the world. 

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Kentucky to close juvenile detention center where teen died

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The state is closing a juvenile detention center where a 16-year-old girl died last year.

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Arizona boy with terminal illness wishing for 100,000 birthday cards

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A boy in Phoenix, Arizona is fighting a terminal disease and he has one wish for his birthday in August, to get 100,000 birthday cards.

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Garage at Reidland home catches on fire

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A garage is considered a loss after it caught on fire Wednesday.

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New guidelines say children under the age of one should not have fruit juice

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The American Academy of Pediatrics has new guidelines for children and fruit juices, which could force a change in childrens' menus.

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KY farmers asked to stay alert for hay buying scams

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The Kentucky Department of Agriculture says it has received several reports of fraudulent hay-buying activity in the past few weeks.

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Ways to Help Your Pet Cope with Severe Weather

A flash of lightning, a clap of thunder, sounds of severe weather that may scare you, but what about your pet? Does your pet suffer from a severe weather phobia?

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Calvert City man facing multiple charges after allegedly pointing gun at deputy

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The deputy fired two rounds at the man. The man was treated and released from the hospital.

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Over 25,000 car seats being recalled by Graco

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Graco Children's Products Inc. is recalling certain models of Graco My Ride 65 convertible car seats made in 2014.

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Rio Olympic athletes returning damaged medals

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Rio Games spokesman Mario Andrada said officials have noted problems with the covering on 6 to 7 percent of the medals.

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Report: Suicides increase in Tennessee

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A new report shows that suicides in Tennessee are increasing with middle-aged people being most at risk.

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Six things to know - 5/24/17

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Here are six things to know for today.

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Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

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Top officials in President Donald Trump's Cabinet are heading to Capitol Hill to defend his plans to cut domestic programs and parry Democratic criticism of his tax plans.

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Airlines do limit what you can photograph, video on flights

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Lawyers who specialize in First Amendment or travel law say airlines generally cannot limit photography or video recording in an airport because it is a public space.

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Work to continue Wednesday on budget for Illinois

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The Illinois General Assembly is back to work after the Senate approved a major spending package.

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‘We can use peace’: President Trump and Pope Francis meet

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President Donald Trump met for about 30 minutes Wednesday morning with Pope Francis and afterward with the Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

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Thee more suspects arrested in connection to Manchester suicide bombing

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The attack left at least 22 dead, including an 8-year-old girl, the latest apparent victims of Islamic extremists seeking to rattle life in the West.

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DQ brings back two '90s fan favorites

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Dairy Queen is adding some treats that '90s kids will definitely remember.

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Paducah expects more than $34M in expenditures in FY 2018

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Paducah is expected to spend $34.4 million on services for you in Fiscal Year 2018. That's the projected total for expenditures from the city's general fund. 

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Local VA educates veterans about benefits Video included

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After serving their country, many veterans are in need of health care. The Department of Veterans Affairs held a town hall meeting in Carbondale Tuesday aimed at educating veterans about the health resources available to them.

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Market House Theatre's Michael Cochran wins national writing prize

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A local theater where you take your family for arts and entertainment is getting national recognition.

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College Degrees vs. Trade Jobs: The growing demand for skilled labor Video included

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Local 6 Blake Stevens looks at how a college degree compares with a technical degree or certification in College Degrees vs. Trade Jobs. 

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Marshall County deputy shoots at man who allegedly pointed gun at him

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Deputies say the man drove up on a four-wheeler and pointed a gun at them.  

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911 call after man kills wife brings attention to domestic violence Video included

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Forty-two days after Allan Stephens pleaded guilty to shooting and killing his wife of 39 years, we’ve obtained the 911 audio from Stephens to Massac County, Illinois, Dispatch.

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At least 3 shot in Memphis during vigil

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A vigil held in remembrance of a shooting victim in Memphis was interrupted by gunfire.  

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Cross drain replacement to block portion of Graves county road

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A portion of KY 944 in Graves County will be closed so that a cross drain can be replaced.

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Fire destroys home, kills dogs Video included

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All that's left of one Marshall County home is ashes after a fire destroyed it Sunday afternoon. 

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Former deputy jailer pleads not guilty to misconduct after inmates moved Video included

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The investigation report says former McCracken County deputy jailer Sgt. Ben Green removed 19 inmates from protective custody and into the jail's general population cells.

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How to make a safety plan for your family at crowded venues Video included

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If your children plan to attend concerts and other crowded events this summer, Monday night's attack in Manchester, England, may have you on edge. There are ways you can plan ahead to keep them safe. 

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Illinois Senate approves tax hike, $37B budget plan

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The Illinois Senate has approved a $5 billion income tax increase to fund what Democrats say would be a balanced, $37.3 billion budget.

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Warning of 'imminent' attack, Britain raises threat level after explosion

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The attack left at least 22 dead, including an 8-year-old girl, shattering the revelry at a show by American singer Ariana Grande, where strains of electric pop and the sways of innocent young fans quickly gave way to an explosion, a flood of screams and a stampede of panicked concert-goers.

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