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Dunn sentenced to 4 years for involuntary manslaughter

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A Southern Illinois man has been sentenced to four years behind bars after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. More>>

Lane restrictions removed during AQS Quilt Show

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Highway construction projects in Paducah are put on hold because of the upcoming Quilt Show.
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Man assaults 2 people with knife, apprehended

Two people are currently being medically treated for injuries sustained at an altercation at the Michael Drive.
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Hooked on Science - Easter Science

From expanding peeps to egg geodes, using a few ingredients from around the house you can add a little science to your Easter celebration. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey showed us some amazing Easter science experiments during Local 6 Today. More>>

McCracken approves plan to close Farley Elementary

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One school district has finalized plans to close a local elementary school. More>>

MCU taking in volunteers to help with students, upkeep

Mid-Continent University is becoming overwhelmed with people who are wanting to help volunteer. More>>

Millions set for Western Kentucky road construction

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A new Interstate 24 interchange in McCracken County, a new pedestrian bridge at Murray State University, and relocating part of 641 in Lyon County are among the projects approved over the next six years by the Kentucky Legislature. More>>

Saturday Night Live to celebrate 40th anniversary

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NBC will air a three-hour live special on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the iconic franchise “Saturday Night Live.”
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Kentucky officials look for local heroin solutions

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After a bill aimed at stemming Kentucky's growing heroin problem failed to pass during the state's legislative session, officials say local solutions to the statewide problem are limited but that they are pushing ahead. More>>

Dyer Hill Curve work resumes in Livingston County

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The contractor on the US 60 Dyer Hill Curve Project in Livingston County is ramping up and resuming dirt moving within the work zone.
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USDA orders farmers to report pig virus infections

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Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday.
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Louisville woman donates classic Corvette to replace damaged model

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A Louisville, Kentucky woman has donated a 40th Anniversary Corvette to replace one lost by a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. More>>

Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem

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Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.
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Illinois medical marijuana: $100 for patient card

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Illinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section that angered gun owners. More>>

Murray High assistant basketball coach charged with rape

An assistant basketball coach at Murray High School has been charged with five counts of rape against an underage student.
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Michaels confirms breach of as many as 2.6M cards

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Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.
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Hooked on Science - Vinyl Record Hovercraft

Do you have a vinyl record you're not using? If so, don't trash it, use it for an amazing science experiment. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a local kid scientist use a few ingredients from around the house to turn a vinyl record into a hovercraft. More>>

Gov. Beshear signs e-cigarette ban for minors into law

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Minors no longer have the option of buying e-cigarettes in the state of Kentucky.
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Hickman County considers closing jail due to $700,000 shortfall

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A local county could be forced to close their jail to make up for a $700,000 shortfall.
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Second suspect arrested in connection to Southern Illinois murder

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Union County State's Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced that another person has been arrested believed to be involved in the death of an Anna, Illinois man on Saturday.
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Aspen Dental provides 1 day of free service

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A local dentist office is pitching in to help those who can't afford regular check ups.
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Family, friends devastated by Mayfield man's death

A house fire killed a Mayfield man early on Monday morning. More>>

Alleged security problems at the Kentucky State Penitentiary

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There's been mayhem at a local prison, and a former corrections officer said there are more violent attacks to come from behind the barbed wire.
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Paducah police searching for missing teen

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Paducah police are asking for your help in tracking down a missing teen who left school at midday on Monday and hasn't been seen since.
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Armed and dangerous fugitive apprehended

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Paducah police have captured a man considered to be armed and dangerous.
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MCU president: Students are our priority

Acting President Dr. Tom Walden said last night's decision to set June 30th as the ending date for classes was tough, but needed.
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Students at MCU concerned for their degrees and their future

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The big question for students at Mid-Continent University is how the layoffs of all staff and faculty at the school will affect them.
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Six things to know: April 17

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In the six things you need to know for today: Mid-Continent accusations, sinking South Korea ferry, and the first 2014 Super Shredder Thursday is today.
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Who pays the bills?

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Do you balance your family's finances and pay all the bills while your significant other is clueless? Are you the 'nerd' or the 'free spirit'? The importance of knowing which one you are could help you join with your spouse as a team.
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Lawmakers close to deal on road funding

State lawmakers say they are close to an agreement on how to spend $1.2 billion in state tax dollars on road construction.
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Attorney General Conway to assist MCU students, faculty

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced he plans to help students feeling the strain from Mid-Continent University's impending shut down.
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Faculty member says all of MCU's staff laid off

A faculty member with Mid-Continent University says that all staff and faculty at the school have been laid off as of Tuesday.
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Bond reduction denied for Keith Griffith

Keith Griffith will stay behind bars tonight after the court denied his bond reduction.
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Illinois lawmakers propose taxing soda, sugary drinks

Two pieces of legislation pushing for a tax on sugary drinks like sodas are now moving through the Illinois House and Senate.
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Paducah's Pasta House closing their doors

The Paducah Pasta House in Paducah is closing.
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Six things to know: April 16

Here are the six things you need to know for your day in news today, Wednesday, April 16. More>>

Rules lag to help passengers escape crashed buses

Safety standards to make large buses easier for passengers to escape after a crash have not been adopted 15 years after accident investigators called for new rules. More>>

Options available as tax deadline nears

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They say the only two things in life that are certain are death and taxes, but there are options for those who aren’t quite ready to send your statements to Uncle Sam.
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  • Easter lilies toxic for cats, FDA warns

    Easter lilies toxic for cats, FDA warns

    Easter lilies are popular in homes at this time of year, but they can be deadly for cats, a veterinarian warns.More
    Easter lilies are popular in homes at this time of year, but they can be deadly for cats, a veterinarian warns.More
  • Your dog truly loves your scent

    Your dog truly loves your scent

    Your scent may affect your dog's brain in the same way a fragrance used by a loved one triggers a reaction in you, according to a new study.More
    Your scent may affect your dog's brain in the same way a fragrance used by a loved one triggers a reaction in you, according to a new study.More
  • How to be an eco-friendly pet owner

    How to be an eco-friendly pet owner

    Those of us who are fond of the environment and our pets sometimes feel like eco-traitors, thanks to the periodic stories about how pets are ecologically unsound.More
    Those of us who are fond of the environment and our pets sometimes feel like eco-traitors, thanks to the periodic stories about how pets are ecologically unsound.More
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