Six things to know: June 11

Here are the six things to know for your day in news today, Wednesday, June 11:

  1. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation charged two brothers with tampering with evidence in the Holly Bobo Murder case. Records show Jeffrey and Mark Pearcey allegedly had a video showing the missing college student.
  2. An Illinois soldier died Monday in Afghanistan. His family says Aaron Toppen from Mokena died when a helicopter mistakenly bombed them instead of the insurgents.
  3. House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor will soon be out of a job. Cantor lost to college professor, David Brat in the Virginia GOP Primary.
  4. A group of West Kentucky parents will seek an injunction today in Frankfort. They say the Graves County School board did not go through proper channels when they closed Cuba Elementary.
  5. A win for the anglers. President Obama signed the ‘Freedom to Fish’ act into law. It bans the Army Corps of Engineers from barricading the water below ten dams on the Kentucky and Tennessee Rivers.
  6. Do Dads get the shaft? The National Retail Federation says we’ll spend $7 billion less on gifts and goodies for Dad then we spend on Mom. 60 percent say Dad will get a card.

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