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Tickets now on sale for 2017 Telethon of Stars Celebration Concert

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Tickets will soon go on sale for the 2017 Telethon of Stars Celebration Concert. Organizers recently announced country music singer-songwriter Sara Evans will headline this year's concert. 

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Planned Parenthood, ACLU to join Tennessee abortion lawsuit

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Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union want to join a lawsuit challenging a Tennessee law that requires counseling and a 48-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions. 

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New program aims to help young students learn about STEM careers

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The idea came to life when engineer Shawn Washer wanted to get involved, but didn't think the Reading PALS program was the right fit for him.

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Local medical professionals performed 74 surgeries during Guatemala trip

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A group of local medical professionals performed 74 surgeries in a little over four days during a medical mission trip in Guatemala, according to Lourdes. 

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Records show student-loan forgiveness has halted under Trump

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The U.S. Education Department has not approved any applications for student-loan forgiveness in cases of possible fraud since President Donald Trump took office, according to records sent to an Illinois senator. 

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Senate rejects proposal for 'Obamacare' repeal

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The Republican-run Senate has rejected a GOP proposal to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement.  

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Kentucky National Guard member shocked by Trump transgender ban

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A Kentucky National Guard member says he was shocked by President Donald Trump's announcement that he will ban transgender people from serving in the military. 

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Illinois Senate president to send school funding bill Monday

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Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says he hasn't sent a school funding bill to Gov. Bruce Rauner yet because he wants to meet with him first. But the Chicago Democrat says he'll send it on Monday.

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Kentucky Sen. Julian Carroll says he won't resign amid allegations

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Former Gov. Julian Carroll says he won't resign his state Senate seat following a media report that a man alleged Carroll groped and propositioned him in 2005. 

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One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested

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A man accused of drunkenly strolling down a road in Maine wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and a clown mask and brandishing a machete taped to his amputated arm has been arrested.

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Hop on! Wild rabbits surf on sheep to flee New Zealand flood

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It was a woolly ride, but three wild rabbits managed to escape rising floodwaters in New Zealand by clambering aboard sheep and surfing to safety on their backs.

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Baby Charlie Gard will end life in hospice, not home

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A judge in London says critically ill baby Charlie Gard will be transferred to a hospice to die unless his family and the hospital treating him agree on an end-of-life plan by noon on Thursday.

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Bible verse to be removed from police department

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A biblical passage that has long been displayed at a Tennessee city's police headquarters will be removed following a complaint.

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FOUND: 59-year-old Bobby Crittendon

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He may be driving a dark blue Hyundai Sonata with Kentucky license plate 535VEL.

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Special needs adults getting healthy with the ' Live Healthy, Get Fit ' workshop Video included

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Fun can be found in eating healthy and finding a fitness routine. That's what two Calloway County High School students are making possible for adults with special needs.

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Scalise discharged from hospital after shooting

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise — who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month — has been discharged from a Washington hospital.

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Sweet fundraiser to help support St. Louis Children's Hospital

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This Thursday, July 27, Dairy Queen is hosting its 12th annual DQ Miracle Treat Day.

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US salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico

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U.S. health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico that has killed a person in New York City and sickened another 46 people in 12 states.

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Semi backing up US 62 traffic near intersection with Gholson Road

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Drivers are urged to avoid the area if possible due to large backups.

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President Trump to bar transgender individuals from armed forces

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President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the U.S. armed forces.

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New York eyes ‘textalyzer’ to bust drivers

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New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the “textalyzer” that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving.

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Six things to know - 7/26/17

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Here are six things to know for today.

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Do pets grieve? Video included

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(WCSH) Animal experts are suggesting that you may have more in common with your animal companion than you think.

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Unclaimed property auction slated for Illinois State Fair

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An auction of unclaimed property worth $113,500 at the Illinois State Fair will be previewed in coming weeks in Springfield and Chicago.

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Two injured in crash on I-24 in Illinois

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The driver and his passenger were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

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Man accused of smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans

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A man was arrested on federal smuggling charges Tuesday after customs officers intercepted a shipment with three live king cobras hidden inside potato chip canisters.

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GOP struggling to get enough votes to replace Obama health care law

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Senators planned to vote Wednesday on a Republican amendment repealing much of President Barack Obama's law and giving Congress two years to concoct a replacement. 

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Ohio execution of condemned man set; 1st in over 3 years

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Ohio is preparing to put a condemned child killer to death in the state’s first execution in more than three years.

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Illinois lawmakers head to Capitol in school funding fight

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Illinois legislators are headed to the Capitol for a special session on school funding called by Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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Good Samaritan, police officers honored for saving woman from sinking car Video included

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A woman in West Frankfort, Illinois, almost lost her life in a flood in April. Her car was almost completely submerged in water when first responders and good Samaritans jumped in the water to save her. 

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City accepts 911 grant, votes to apply for 2 arts grants

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During Tuesday's meeting, Paducah City Commission members voted to apply for grants to benefit local arts and culture. 

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Critical iOS update protects Apple users from hackers Video included

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Apple says the update contains a bug fix to a security flaw that could allow a hacker to not only access your device, but to actually take control of it.

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US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf

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A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, the first such incident to happen under President Donald Trump.

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Senate blocks proposal to repeal 'Obamacare'

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The Senate has blocked a wide-ranging proposal by Republicans to repeal much of former President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it with a more restrictive plan.

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6 KSP troopers from west Kentucky honored by state

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Four Kentucky State Police troopers who serve in the Local 6 region and two troopers with KSP Drug Investigation and Special Investigations branch from a local county have been recognized by the state.

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Brian Burns sentencing delayed in attempted kidnapping case Video included

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The Harrisburg doctor found guilty of trying to pay to have the Saline County state’s attorney kidnapped will have to wait to find out how much time he’ll serve.

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2 Paducah monuments to honor Clarence Gaines, veterans of war on terror Video included

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A memorial dedicated to Clarence "Big House" Gaines and a monument dedicated to people who served our country fighting the global war on terrorism are planned in Paducah. 

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Veterans build bridge for family in need Video included

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Until a week ago, a local family was dealing with flood damage every day. The family started losing hope until they asked the right group for help.

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Deadlines nearing for back-to-school vaccines Video included

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Your kids are getting ready to return to school, but don't forget to take them to the doctor first for any vaccines they need. 

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House passes Russia sanctions bill by large margin

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The Republican-led House has decisively approved legislation that hits Russia with additional financial sanctions.   

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Congressman diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer

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U.S. Rep. Phil Roe's office says he has been diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer and will undergo treatment next month in Tennessee.

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