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Illinois governor challenging himself to live on the minimum wage for a week

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Gov. Pat Quinn says he'll spend $79 this week on food and other expenses. More>>

Kentucky house republicans release list of goals to achieve in the General Assembly

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With the fall election just three months away, Kentucky's House Republicans say they are ready to lead the General Assembly in January. More>>

City kicks off annual festival

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The Tennessee Soybean Festival is underway in Martin, Tennessee. More>>

350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

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The White House says Obama approved the additional troops on Tuesday and that they will not serve in a combat role. More>>

Protecting your information in the cloud Video included

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If you're not careful, hackers steal the photos and information you put up on the cloud.
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Disaster report cards released for state schools, daycares, homes Video included

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Disaster plans can help prepare kids for the worst, but not all of them are created equally.
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Registration opens for medicinal marijuana cards Video included

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Illinois medical marijuana pilot program is still months away from launching but on Thursday those seeking the drug got one step closer to their ultimate goal.
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100,000 Likes Tablet Giveaway winners - September 1-5 Video included

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Today's winner is...
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Be On The Lookout: Series of shootings in Mt. Vernon Video included

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In this week's Be On the Lookout we're highlighting a series of shootings in a Southern Illinois community. Police are asking for your help in these cases. More>>

Orange cones are back on Ohio River Bridge

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Drivers should expect lane closures all week on the Ohio River Bridge. More>>

Everyone benefiting from great summer for tourism Video included

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The official end of summer isn't until the end of this month, but summer for most of us ended this past weekend.
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Enrollment numbers released for SIUC

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Enrollment numbers at a local university are better than last year. More>>

3 fatally shot in south Kansas City

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Kansas City police say three adults have been shot to death and two others critically wounded in a residential neighborhood in the southern part of the city.
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State Fire Marshall's Office finish investigation of devastating fire

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Investigators were unable to determine the cause of a fire that damaged multiple buildings in downtown Murray. More>>

Baptist Health to expand in Marshall County

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Baptist Health announced that it had purchased almost 10 acres of land at Exit 27 off of I-24/I-69 for an outpatient health and wellness center. More>>

Stolen license plates lead police to a bank robbery suspect

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An attempted robbery was stopped by police before the suspect could even enter the bank. More>>

Ill. board of education moves forward with 'seal of biliteracy'

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The new initiative will grant students who have mastered two or more languages a "seal of biliteracy" on their degrees. More>>

More than 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

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Two were captured immediately and others were found overnight. Some were found by authorities, others turned themselves in, and still others were turned in by their families. More>>

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

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An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. More>>

Mayfield planning Vietnam memorial

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The city will hold a special commemorative service on September 19 at Mayfield's Harmon Park, where Vietnam veterans are encouraged to attend.
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Paducah Power reschedules presentation before city commission

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Paducah Power System will not be making a scheduled presentation at Tuesday night's meeting of the city commission. More>>

Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations

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Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends.   
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University offering award to honor Ky. nurses

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You can nominate a registered nurse who works in Kentucky by submitting a 300-word essay describing the nurse's impact on someone. More>>

Six Things to Know: September 2 Video included

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Today's Six Things includes the results of the latest Bluegrass Poll's questions about Sen. Rand Paul.
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Southern Illinois drainage tax proposed

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If several levee and drainage districts have their way, Local 6 viewers in southern Illinois could see higher property taxes. More>>

A local woman finds freedom from addiction Video included

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A local woman said finding total freedom is possible, even for addicts who have been told there's no cure for their disease.
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Political speeches after Labor Day parade Video included

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Kentucky candidates vying for votes marched down Broadway in Paducah's Labor Day Parade. Hundreds of families turned out for the fun, and to hear what the candidates say is their focus. More>>

State police to monitor bridge after weight limit change Video included

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If you use Highway 60 through Livingston County, Kentucky, you should be on the lookout for some changes to the Cumberland River Bridge. More>>

Marshall County family loses everything in a house fire Video included

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Imagine everything you own going up in flames.
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President says, "America deserves a raise."

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President Barack Obama says he'll press Congress to raise the minimum wage in the same way he courted his wife — never taking no for an answer.
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Illinoisans to start applying for medical marijuana

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One unanswered question about a new state law legalizing medical marijuana is just how many Illinoisans will actually ask for permission to use it. More>>

US Supreme Court to weigh Kentucky case next month

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The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Sept. 29 whether to take the case of a former soldier sentenced to death for killing three children and attacking a woman in southwestern Kentucky. More>>

Military survivor organization wants boots

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A group working on behalf of the families of soldiers is seeking military boots in any condition to represent fallen soldiers. More>>

Earthquake felt over holiday weekend

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An earthquake hit western Tennessee Sunday evening. More>>

Convenience Store Suspects Found

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The two suspects the Union City Police Department have been looking for in connection with an August 13th convenience store robbery have been found. More>>

Berea to hold public meeting on gay rights law

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The city of Berea has scheduled two meetings in September to discuss a proposed city law that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Dad creates app to keep kids out of hot car

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A Franklin father of three has created a smartphone app that reminds parents not to leave their children in a hot car.
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49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

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Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
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Fire department installs fridges on fire trucks to help keep volunteers hydrated

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A local fire department in Marshall County, Kentucky installed a new tool to help keep them hydrated while performing rescue and recovery efforts.
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