6 Things to Know: December 2
1. Want to grow industrial hemp on your farm? The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is taking applications now for the 2015 pilot program.
2. The United Nations says the death toll from Ebola in west Africa is now at almost 6,000. President Obama travels to the National Institutes of Health today to salute the team working on a vaccine.
3. A staffer for Tennessee U.S. Congressman Stephen Fincher resigned yesterday. On Saturday, Elizabeth Lauten took aim at Sasha and Malia Obama’s actions in a Facebook post.
4. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the federal government continues to investigate Darren Wilson and the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department. That came one week after the grand jury decided not to indict Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
5. Missouri U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt want the U.S. Postal Service to delay closing 82 mail processing centers. That includes centers in Paducah and Cape Girardeau.
6. Today is Giving Tuesday! Take time to donate a toy to our Spirit of Giving Toy Drive while stopping by any Regions Bank location.