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A local teen killed in car crash

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A local teen died in a car crash overnight. Three passengers in the car are a local hospital receiving treatment for injuries.
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Road to reduce to one lane near school

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Drivers should be on the lookout for a lane restricting near the entrance to Marshall County High School on Friday. More>>

City evaluates summer event success Video included

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People wandered down to the Wilson Stage on the Paducah Riverfront Thursday night, set up lawn chairs and unfolded blankets. They were there to enjoy the last free concert of the summer. Molly Tomasallo, Paducah's Special Events Coordinator, was in charge this year of figuring out what worked last year, and what people might want to do this year.  More>>

Negotiations continue on contract between Honeywell and its union

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Discussions continued Thursday between Honeywell and United Steel Workers Local 7-669. More>>

Food pantry looking for fresh vegetables

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Has your garden given you more vegetables then you know what to do with? A local food pantry says they'll take them. More>>

Burkina official: Plane wreckage found in Mali

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A Burkina Faso official says the wreckage of the Air Algerie plane that went missing has been found in Mali.
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Couple stranded in Louisiana after husband suffers a heart attack

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Former WPSD employee, Don Alvey is stranded in Louisiana after suffering a heart attack and they need the community's help to get home. More>>

Water rate hike approved

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Residents in the Clinton area of Hickman County will see an increase in their next water bill. More>>

Facilities in southern Illinois to get improvements

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Two southern Illinois colleges will be getting some renovations thanks to the state. More>>

Local plant better protected from natural disasters

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The Honeywell Metropolis Works is now better protected against major earthquakes and tornadoes.
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Food Pantry struggling to keep up with high demand Video included

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A package of hot dogs may not seem like a big deal to you, but it is a meal for many families, and they rely on places like the Benton West City Food Pantry for help.
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Housing market affected by Paducah Gaseous Diffusion layoffs Video included

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The layoffs at the Paducah gaseous diffusion plant are having a visible and expected side-effect throughout McCracken County. More>>

Activists fighting against expansion of coal mining Video included

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Coal mining is a way of life in Saline County, Illinois, but some people say that way of life is sacrificing quality of life.
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Dog-gone good reading partners Video included

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A summer reading program is helping elementary students maintain or improve their reading ability thanks to a bunch of extra helpers, dogs. More>>

Help Wanted: Four job openings in our four Local 6 states Video included

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In this week's edition of Help Wanted, we're highlighting four job openings in our four Local 6 states. More>>

Temporary classrooms to be used until new school is built

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Black mold closed Meridian Elementary School last year. Now a plan is being pitched to attached a new elementary school onto the existing high school.
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Delivery driver robbed while working

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Carbondale Police are looking for two suspects who allegedly robbed a delivery driver Wednesday evening. More>>

Property from closed school must be kept

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The Graves County Board of Education cannot get rid of furniture and teaching materials left over from the now closed Cuba Elementary School More>>

Former coach indicted on sexual misconduct charges

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The Marshall County Grand Jury has indicted former Marshall County High School football coach, Ron Barnard on charges of misconduct with a minor.
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Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali

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French officials believe Air Algerie Flight 5017, operated by Spanish airline Swiftair crashed in Mali. More>>

Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15

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A Gaza health official said the dead and injured were seeking shelter from the heavy fighting in the area. More>>

Comeback For Industrial Hemp? Video included

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 At its peak in the 1930’s, hemp was hailed as the first billion dollar crop in America.  That same decade, it was banned.  After a brief respite during World War II the ban was re instituted. Until now.
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Six things to know: July 24 Video included

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Inside the six things you need to know: Arizona is taking a look at their execution methods, Murray Square roads will reopen, and Cairo needs your help to honor the memory of two of their own. More>>

FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

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The CEO of Delta said they would of course obey FAA orders but would continue to make its own decisions about safety. More>>

Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

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Authorities say a flight operated by Air Algerie carrying 110 passengers and a crew of six has disappeared from the radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers. More>>

Hotel plans move forward, riverfront plan discussions continue Video included

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Since the city announced plans for a new downtown hotel months ago, people have been waiting to see construction start and see what it will look like. Members of the Paducah Riverfront Development Authority got to see plans from the developer Wednesday afternoon and learn all the ins and outs of the building plans. More>>

What's Going Around: July 23rd Video included

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Many students will be heading back to school in two weeks, but they're spending this week in the doctor's office. More>>

Progress made between Metropolis plant and local union

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Some progress was made between Honeywell and the United Steelworkers Local 7669 on Wednesday. More>>

Fruit being recalled at Kroger and Walmart

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Peaches and nectarines sold at Kroger and Walmart stores are being recalled.

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Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

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A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.
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Federal grant awarded to local city

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A local Illinois city will be getting a new emergency vehicle thanks to federal funding. More>>

Soda tax on November ballot in San Francisco

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San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on the November ballot.
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Bank robbery suspect allegedly steals clothes

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A Hopkinsville man is behind bars for allegedly robbing a local bank and breaking into a home. More>>

Ancient Native American village discovered near SI Airport Video included

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We all learned in grade school that in 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue, but archaeologists in southern Illinois are carefully uncovering a settlement that is nearly 400 years older.
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Disaster hits a local city's historic downtown damaging small businesses Video included

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A fire that started early Wednesday morning is under control, but some streets in Murray remain closed Wednesday evening.
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General Motors issue 6 more safety recalls

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Faulty seats, welding problems, and power steering failures are the latest problems being recalled by GM.
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Delinquent tax bills going up for sale, could cost property owners thousands in fees Video included

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If you haven't paid your 2013 property taxes, you could find yourself paying hundreds in extra charges, fees.
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Memorial planned for women killed in bank robbery Video included

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Donations are coming in from far and wide, all to help one of our local communities pay tribute to two lost lives.
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Insurance company up and running despite fire

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An insurance company, who had to close their office due to a fire in downtown Murray, says they are still running business as usual. More>>

Local bridge expected to reopen next week

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Traffic should soon be rolling again on the Brookport Bridge.
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Company chosen to clean up old uranium enrichment facility

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The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant is one step closer to being deactivated. More>>

Murray Square street to remain closed

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Firefighters battle a fire at Wilson's Florist in Murray, KY. More>>

Initial demolition work begins on Old Ledbetter Bridge

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The demolition of the Old Ledbetter Bridge is underway and crews are taking it apart by hand. More>>

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

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Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks. More>>

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

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Two planes carrying 40 coffins of the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed in the Netherlands today. More>>

Thousands of dollars' worth stolen from school

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Deputies need your help for any information about a school break-in and theft. More>>

Local water treatment plants recognized for performance

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Paducah Water and Crittenden-Livingston County Water District are among the water treatment plants recognized. More>>

Six things to know: July 23 Video included

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Inside the six things you need to know: the latest on Malaysia Airlines 17, negotiations continue between Honeywell and the union, and the political Fancy Farm picnic is gaining political attention. More>>

Group seeks to put replica village at Fort Massac

The nonprofit Friends of Fort Massac has raised money to build an 1802 pioneer village replicating an original one at the fort location near Metropolis.

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Gearing up for Fancy Farm Video included

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Organizers say the crowds could exceed 20,000 people in the small Graves County, Kentucky town of Fancy Farm this year. More>>

Police arrest escaped inmate, 3 others in Kentucky

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Police say Troy S. Lyons walked away from custody in Hopkinsville on July 19. More>>

Duck Island to be saved

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Duck Island will stay at Paducah's Noble Park. More>>

Road improvements approved for southern Illinois highways and interstates

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Over $86 million worth of road and bridge improvements are coming to southern Illinois. More>>

Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

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 Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. More>>

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