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3 Fort Campbell servicemen laid to rest

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Funeral services for three fallen Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Afghanistan were held this week.  

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Police search for missing man

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Have you seen 64-year-old Steven Martin? Carbondale Police Department says he was reported missing May 22 and last seen at his home on South Lewis Lane on May 20.

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Wreck blocks traffic on I-24 East in McCracken County

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Both lanes of Interstate 24 East are blocked in McCracken County, just past the bridge connecting to Metropolis, Illinois, due to a wreck involving a car and a truck.

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Crash blocks lanes of Interstate 24

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Crews have closed some lanes of Interstate 24 after a crash involving at least one semi truck.

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Funeral arrangements announced for Joe Ford Jr.

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Funeral arrangements have been announced for local basketball star Joe Ford Jr., who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 64.  

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Local hospital reports data breach

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Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) says they are dealing with a data breach.

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Church to hold prayer service after Friday fire in Hickman

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Members of a local church are figuring out their next steps after their church building caught fire Friday.

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UT announces lowest tuition hike in 30 years

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The University of Tennessee has announced the lowest tuition increase in more than 30 years.

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Embattled UofL Foundation fires former president's aide

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Amid financial turmoil highlighted in a recent external audit, the University of Louisville Foundation has fired a former president's chief of staff.      

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Hickman, Kentucky, road blocked by church fire back open

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Crews are responding to a fire at the First Church of God. It is located on Main Street near Obion Creek.

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Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets’ care

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President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees.

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Teen recovers and gives back after crash

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(NBC- WALB) One South Georgia teen is giving back to the hospital she says gave her new life and a new talent. With each brush stroke, Hannah Croker works toward a masterpiece. 

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Three Kentucky residents killed in crash on trip to amusement park

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Police say a car hit a semi head-on.

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Kind act spreads to 167 drivers at Indiana McDonald’s

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A customer’s act of kindness at a southern Indiana McDonald’s sparked a chain reaction of niceness in its drive-thru line.

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#1 killer of women often goes undiagnosed Video included

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(NBC News) Heart disease is the nation's number one killer of women, yet it often goes undiagnosed.

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Forget darts this bar offers ax games Video included

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Drink beer while hurling axes at a target. Who wouldn't enjoy that?

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Girl wants to see Minnie & Daisy at Disney World Video included

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A little girl from our area wants to go to Disney World so badly that she's asking Minnie Mouse for help!

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Sharing the road: motorcycle training benefit Video included

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"Just because you've riding a long time doesn't mean you won't learn anything," said instructor Ricky Copeland.

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Local 4th of July events

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We have started a list of 4th of July events happening in the Local 6 area.

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Actor Johnny Depp asks about assassinating the president

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Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president.

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Six things to know - 6/23/17

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Here are six things to know for today.

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US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

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Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened.

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Forever Home Friday - Icarus Video included

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You can help Icarus find his forever home.

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North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

This photo shows American college student Otto Warmbier being escorted by two North Korean military soldiers in February of 2016. This photo shows American college student Otto Warmbier being escorted by two North Korean military soldiers in February of 2016.
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North Korea has called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.

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Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

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A refrigerator is believed to have sparked the fire at an apartment building in London that killed at least 79 people.

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British schoolboys wear skirts in shorts ban protest

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It comes after their head teacher wouldn't relax the dress code banning shorts.

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Kentucky State Fair looking for entries in 32 categories

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Officials are seeking entries to compete for cash and blue ribbons in the upcoming Kentucky State Fair.

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Kids today: They don’t work summer jobs the way they used to

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Once a teenage rite of passage, the summer job is vanishing.

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First meeting for Paducah's Big Brown Truck Pull

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Team Captains met for the first time for this year's Big Brown Truck Pull -- but there's still time for you to get in on the action.

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Tuition increase approved at UTM

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It's going to cost a little extra to send your student to the University of Tennessee at Martin. 

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California bans state-funded travel to Kentucky, other states

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California's attorney general is blocking state-funded travel to Kentucky and three other states in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.

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Google Jobs offers new tool to find work Video included

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This week, Google took the wraps off Google Jobs, and consumer tech reporter Jamey Tucker says it's the best and most thorough job search on the internet.

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Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale paints over vandalized mural Video included

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It was a disappointing morning at the Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale when the club's mural was vandalized with foul language. But the kids there are working to replace that negativity with a positive experience. 

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State warns Illinois residents about rabid animals

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Illinois residents are being warned to beware of rabid animals after more than two dozen rabid bats have been reported in the state this year.

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Friend, former teammate of Joe Ford Jr. remember legendary athlete Video included

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Joe Ford Jr.'s impact on the court is unmatched, and so is his impact on fans and friends. A former teammate and another friend of Ford's shared their memories with Local 6's Blake Stevens.

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Culvert closed on KY 301 in Graves County due to erosion

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Part of a state road in Graves County is closed until further notice because of erosion damage, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.  

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I-24 back open after 5-car crash near Hopkinsville

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UPDATE: Interstate 24 is back open to traffic Thursday night after it was blocked by a five-vehicle crash that happened around 1:40 p.m. 

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Researchers test launch balloon ahead of August eclipse Video included

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Crews at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale filled Saluki Stadium Thursday to test out a research and video plan for the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21.

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Bevin administration files emergency abortion regulations

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Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has filed emergency regulations that some abortion providers say are designed to shut them down.  

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Woman accused of promoting teen prostitution waives jury trial

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A jury will not hear on Monday the case against a southern Illinois woman accused of promoting the prostitution of a teen girl online.

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Cindy puts damper on vacation plans for local families traveling Video included

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Caleb Spain is a student at Calloway County High School. Right now, he's in Panama City Beach, Florida.

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Tropical Depression Cindy expected to raise water levels in Local 6 area Video included

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Tropical Depression Cindy may raise water levels in the Local 6 area.

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