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Travel trends and tips for Labor Day weekend

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It's almost Labor Day weekend, and there's good news at the pump.
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Man uses printer to build castle

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You're looking at one of the very first 3-D printed buildings. More>>

Missouri National Guard departs from Ferguson, Missouri

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The move came six days after Gov. Jay Nixon announced the Guard would gradually depart from the St. Louis suburb. More>>

Du Quoin State Fair has local flavor Video included

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After years of low attendance, organizers believe a philosophical shift by fair management is leading to record sales. More>>

University closes campuses due to water main break

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Southeast Missouri State University has closed its main and River Campuses due to a City of Cape Girardeau water main break that feeds the main campus. More>>

Corvette lovers make pit stop in Local 6 area Video included

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When the rubber hits the road, corvette owners say there's something freeing about the ride. More>>

Shuttle available for high school football game

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Are you planning on attending the football game between McCracken County High School and Mayfield High School this Friday? If you are, you may want to take advantage of a shuttle service. More>>

Insurance for locked out employees will soon expire Video included

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An on-going effort to reach a contract agreement between Honeywell and union workers in Metropolis, Illinois is still on-hold until October More>>

Kentucky gets $20 million grant for energy study

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Democrats and Republicans gathered Wednesday to celebrate a $20 million federal grant designed to move Kentucky to new forms of energy, a tricky subject in a state dominated by the coal industry. More>>

Demand for more body cameras Video included

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When you think of law enforcement- you think they always carry a gun, handcuffs, but what about a camera? There's a new push for officers to wear cameras at all times.
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Be On The Lookout: Suspect in officer assault on the run

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Police are asking you to Be On The Lookout for a man they say assaulted two law enforcement officers and went on the run more than a month ago. More>>

Pharmacist pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

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A Missouri pharmacist has been sentenced on healthcare fraud charges. More>>

Two suspects wanted in connection to liquor store theft

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The Murphysboro Police Department are looking for two men wanted in connection with a theft. More>>

Paducah Economic Development names new CEO

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Scott D. Darnell will replace resigning PED CEO Chad Chancellor.
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Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

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The company is still investigating the cause of the outages.
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Burn ban ordered in Crittenden County

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Judge-Executive Perry Newcom ordered the ban after a lack of rainfall and this week's extreme heat.
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Murray woman arrested, charged with theft from parked car

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Samantha Williams was found to be in possession of $1,600 in property that was reported stolen from a parked car.
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Ky. Dept. of Education seeks input on how academic standards could be improved

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Commissioner Terry Holliday says the challenge is not a referendum on Kentucky's core academic standards.
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Six Things to Know: August 27 Video included

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Today's Six Things includes the latest on Illinois allowing universities to study industrial hemp.
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Wednesday's winner in our Facebook 100,000 Likes Giveaway Video included

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Today's lucky winner is...
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Back to School: Managing your child's food allergies from home Video included

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Local 6's Marissa Hollowed takes a look at how to make sure your child's food allergies are being addressed at school.
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Shooting instructor accidentally killed by 9-year-old girl with Uzi

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When she pulled the trigger, the recoil sent the gun over her head.
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What the Tech: Keeping it charged up Video included

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It's a common problem that affects many, the battery in your smartphone if running out before the end of the day. More>>

Paducah woman last seen at her home

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Have you seen this woman? More>>

What you and your kids should know about school bus safety Video included

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Many parents count on buses to deliver their kids safely to school and then back home, but that's not always the case.
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Hewlett-Packard recalling 5 million AC power cords

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Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard. More>>

American woman is being held hostage in Syria

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The Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria -- which has threatened to kill American hostages -- is holding a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria.
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Man arrested after selling prescription drugs to detectives

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A Paducah man has been arrested after selling and delivering Oxycodone to detectives. More>>

Volunteer firefighter shortage, more volunteers needed Video included

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Many local fire departments in the Local 6 area are dealing with a shrinking list of volunteer firefighters.
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Community asked to paint to help grow the arts

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The Community Arts Department in Carbondale is creating a masterpiece, one small canvas at a time. More>>

High heat means more need for help Video included

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We may be seeing a break from this heat soon, but you'll be sure to receive a reminder of it weeks later in your mailbox.  More>>

Police: Robbery suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

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Police say the robbery happened just hours before the suspect was found deceased in a home.
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Salad sold at Sam's Club stores recalled

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A Southern California food company has recalled nearly 93,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kits over concerns of possible listeria contamination. More>>

American burger chain to buy Canadian coffee chain

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Burger King confirmed Tuesday that it has struck a deal to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons for about $11 billion. More>>

Honeywell, USW Local 7-669 to not negotiate for the next month

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Negotiations between a local union and a plant were put on hiatus once again. More>>

Quinn signs pregnancy discrimination measure

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Quinn signed the measure Monday, which also outlines penalties for employers.
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West Paducah teen arrested for throwing cup at cyclist

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Hunter Puryear told police he threw the cup to impress his friends.
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Crash kills two in Calloway County

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Collision reconstruction determined that speed was a contributing factor in the crash.
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US surveillance planes fly over Syria

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The information gathered could pave the way for airstrikes on militants in Syria.
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UN health agency: E-cigarettes must be regulated

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The WHO says e-cigarettes should be banned from indoor use until it is proven they don't harm bystanders.
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Tuesday's winner in our Facebook 100,000 Likes Giveaway Video included

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Today's winner of an Android tablet is...
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Six Things to Know - August 26 Video included

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Today's Six Things includes just how much upkeep at the Kentucky Governor's Mansion is costing taxpayers.
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Natural baby boutique offers cheap alternatives for parents Video included

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Local 6's Marissa Hollowed visits Peace & Carrots, a natural baby boutique in Paducah. The owner, Kirsten Cannon's goal is to get moms back to the basics. More>>

Fort Campbell monument to honor black paratroopers

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The 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion was the first black unit in history to be a part of an American combat division.
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Marshall County minister who played professional basketball dies

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Bob Warren played for several teams in the ABA, including the San Antonio Spurs.
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Local doctors ‘Have A Heart’ for charity Video included

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Thanks to one local doctor your next trip could help heal more than your own pain. More>>

Local pastors speak out amid racial tensions, pray for peace Video included

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Monday night, about 35 community leaders, most of them pastors, started talking about issues of race, justice, and peace through prayer.
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Time lapse of reactor assembly Video included

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Check out this video of the Tennessee Valley Authority assembling the Watts Bar Unit 2 reactor.It
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Local man voted into BBQ Hall of Fame Video included

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Smoked brisket, pulled pork, even chicken are staples of the back yard barbecue but no matter how you like it some say Pat Burke does it best. More>>

Deputies arrest two men after they saw what appeared to be a drug transaction

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Two Kentucky men have been arrested on trafficking drugs charges. More>>

Hot job in the hot weather Video included

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There are those of us who can't escape from the summer heat on our lunch hour. In fact some of us work when the sun is highest. More>>

Firefighters battling the heat Video included

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The heat can make an already dangerous job even more risky for firefighters. More>>

Students return to class in portable buildings Video included

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Some local elementary school students saw some big changes when they showed up to their first day of school on Monday. More>>

Lock reopened to visitors

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A lock closed since September 11, 2001 is now open to the public. More>>

Upcoming arts and crafts festival supports local tourism organization

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Looking for something to do this upcoming holiday weekend? You might want to head to Grand Rivers, Kentucky. More>>

Kentucky state records moved to one building

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More than 190,000 boxes filled with Kentucky history have been moved to a new facility. More>>

Liveline - Registered Dietitian Ruth Goodman Video included

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 Registered dietitian Ruth Goodman from Baptist Health Paducah takes your questions on Liveline. More>>

Boaz man dies of injuries from Friday motorcycle wreck

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Billy Liles Jr. crashed his motorcycle into an SUV on Irvin Cobb Drive Friday.
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Ballard Co. deputies seize 230 lbs of marijuana in traffic checkpoint

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The marijuana seized has a street value of more than $450,000.
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Paducah Fire Dept. to host third fire prevention workshop

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The free conference will take place Friday, October 24.
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Kentucky jumps 45 places in national entrepreneur ranking

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Gov. Steve Beshear attributes the jump to the way his administration has nurtured small business growth More>>

Lane and load restrictions for Lake Barkley Bridge through Thursday

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Traffic will be limited to one lane with an 8 foot load width restriction, which will exclude most trucks.
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First winner announced in Local 6's 100,000 Likes Giveaway Video included

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There's still nine more chances to win an Android tablet, and you can still register!
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Six Things to Know: August 25 Video included

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Today's Six Things to Know includes information about tonight's broadcast of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, live on Local 6!
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What the Tech: Apps for students and teachers Video included

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Jamey Tucker takes a look at websites and apps that can make learning - and teaching - easier.
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Sony network hit by attack, exec's flight diverted

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Sony says there was no breach of its users' personal information in this incident.
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Hooked on Science - Garden in a Sandwich Bag

We typically grow a garden, outside, in the soil.  Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist from Ballard County show us how to grow a garden in a sandwich bag.  More>>

Hooked on Science - Egg Drop

Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and two local kid scientists show us how to use an egg and a few other ingredients from around the house to do the amazing egg drop. More>>

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    Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

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    A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.More
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