Six things to know – 11/3/16

Here are six things to know for today.

The Chicago Cubs are the World Series champions. They beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7 late last night to win their first title in 108 years. Thousand of fans celebrated into the early morning hours outside Wrigley Field.

A section of Main Street in Carterville, Illinois will close the rest of this week for reconstruction and paving. The state plans to close the road at Illinois 13, just north of Plaza Drive, from 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Paducah police are investigating vandalism near the restrooms in downtown Paducah. A witness saw someone get out of their car, set the bushes on fire, and drive away. Officers are looking at security video to try and identify a suspect.

Progress reducing the number of Americans without health insurance could stall this year. A report from the Centers for Disease Control says the number of insured dipped slightly last year, suggesting the Affordable Care Act may be reaching a limit to its effectiveness.

Today is the last day in Tennessee to cast your ballot early for next Tuesday’s election. Over a million people have already voted early. That is more than the last presidential election. About three in five Tennessee voters cast early or absentee ballots in the 2012 and 2008 races.

You’re invited to a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Olivet Church Road improvement project. It will be this morning at 11:00 a.m. on a section of the new five-lane roadway just northwest of the Kentucky Oaks Mall.

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