Six things to know 12/1/15

Here are six things to know for today.

The 550 foot, 5 million pound arch will be placed on the new Eggners Ferry Bridge today. Traffic on US 68/KY 80 will be closed near the bridge for the next 24 hours. The old Eggners Ferry Bridge will also be closed to traffic. To watch the construction live, click here.

President Obama is in Paris attending a global climate conference. He is working with other world leaders on a global climate agreement. The goal of the conference is to get all countries to agree to cutting their emissions.

The Calloway County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a New Concord man. The body of 51-year-old Walter French was found on the front porch of a home Monday night.

The Chicago police officer charged with shooting a teenager 16 times is out on bond. Officer Jason Van Dyke posted 10 percent of his $1.5 million bond. Van Dyke is accused of shooting and killing Laquan McDonald in 2014.

Congress is considering a measure that would deny or revoke passports for people who haven’t paid their taxes. If approved, it will go into effect January 1st.

A new study finds are more Americans are ditching their landline phones. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 47% of homes now use only cellphones.

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