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The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to improve veterans' health care. More>>

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Family of 5 shot dead in Maine, gun recovered

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State police say five members of a Maine family found dead in their apartment were shot to death. More>>

13 struck by lightning in California, 2 hurt critically

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Officials in Southern California say 13 people were struck by lightning today.
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Gov. Quinn to live off equivalent of minimum wage

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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has agreed to briefly live on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary as he rallies support for a ballot measure.
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6 children, adult, injured in highway crash

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Authorities say six children were injured in a crash on Interstate 24 in Coffee County.
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Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

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Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane went down.
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Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

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Firefighters in Northern California are battling a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills. More>>

Illinois prison guard suffers concussion in attack

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State and union officials say a prisoner has assaulted a guard at a southern Illinois prison.
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Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag

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Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.
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Dutch identify 1st victim from Flight 17

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The Dutch government says the first victim has been identified from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster.
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Bill Clinton to join Grimes at campaign rally

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U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month. More>>

3 year-old boy dies after being hit by car

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Sikeston Department of Public Safety is investigating a crash involving a death of a three year-old boy.
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3 rockets fired at Israel as Hamas rejects Gaza truce

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The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from Gaza at Israel despite a proposed extension of a humanitarian truce in the Gaza war.
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Gay soldiers relaxed after restrictions lifted

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The repeal of the military policy of "don't ask, don't tell" and the overturning of part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act opened doors more widely to gay people serving openly in the military.
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Haslam sends letter to president about minors

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In a letter to President Barack Obama, Gov. Bill Haslam says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.
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Illinois communities scramble to find road salt

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Nearly 200 Illinois communities are scrambling to find road salt after last winter's record frigid temperatures and snowfall depleted supplies. More>>

Troopers hosting summer camp this week

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Thirty-two kids headed to Trooper Island Monday morning of a week of summer fun with local law enforcement. More>>

Calloway County man found in cornfield after crashing his truck

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Cell phone technology was used to find the driver of a truck that crashed Saturday evening. More>>

Gunshots damage property, police searching for suspect

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Gunshots damaged a car and pierced the walls of an apartment Sunday night. More>>

House ethics panel investigating Kentucky congressman

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Kentucky Congressman, Ed Whitfield, and a Congressman from Illinois are under investigation for potential ethics violations by the House Ethics Committee. More>>

Paducah Police Seeks Your Help In Search For Missing Teen

Paducah Police are searching for James Alexander Pierceall. The 15-year-old's mom says he was last seen at their Brighton Cove home around 6:30 Sunday night.
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Final steps underway to help bring Corey Gentry home

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A local Mayfield teen is one step closer to coming home after spending six months in a Louisville hospital.
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Illinois farmers market prices being surveyed

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The University of Illinois Extension Service is now regularly surveying prices at farmers markets around the state. More>>

MCU's Acting President and Board Chair address accusations and concerns

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The trustees, acting president and senior staff at Mid-Continent University recognize the interest and concerns of the public and in no way are we intentionally withholding information.
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Families speak out on tragic crash that killed a teenager Video included

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Families are in shock after a horrific crash ripped a car into two and killed a teenager. More>>

Old Illinois theater getting new projectors

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The old Grand Theatre in Du Quoin is about to get a technological face lift.
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Back to School bash helps prepare families

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Marshall County students will be heading back in about a week now. To gear up for the return, the district held their annual back to school bash. More>>

Marshall County man arrested for growing marijuana at home

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It was a tip off the Kentucky State Police drug hotline that sent troopers to a Marshall County home Friday afternoon. They flew over in a helicopter over the property on Kingston Lane and when they saw a man come out and try to cut plants down, they headed in to investigate. More>>

Early morning motorcycle crash kills rider

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A Creal Springs, Illinois man died after he was hit while riding his motorcycle early Friday morning. More>>

Be wary of unclaimed property postcards in your mailbox

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Kentucky Treasurer Todd Hollenbach wants all residents to be on the lookout for a new scam involving unclaimed property.

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Camp reminders kids how to be kids

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Children forced to grow up too quickly get the chance to just be kids for a whole week. The kids have parents with a disabling, unpredicted disease, multiple sclerosis. More>>

Parents worried about cost of elementary school addition Video included

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Meridian Grade School was closed last year due to mold. Now the school is having to spend $2 million to build a new addition for its students.
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Boys and Girls Club hosts end of summer event

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A sign that it's once again almost time for school to begin. On Friday the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club held their annual End-of-Summer event at Noble Park. More>>

Ferry connecting Missouri and Kentucky back on schedule

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The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is closed due to a malfunctioning ramp motor. More>>

Brookport bridge to say closed for beam repair

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The Brookport bridge, which was scheduled to reopen on July 29th, will be kept closed for at least another week. More>>

I Am Local 6 – Kathy Keeney Video included

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St. Vincent de Paul is a place where you can find a few deals that will help many and it is all ran by one person, Kathy Kenney. More>>

The cost of sending your kids back to school

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Before you know it, kids will be heading back to school. That means parents will be spending a bit more of the family's budget.
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Sports radio program broadcasts from Quilt City USA

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UK fans packed Buffalo Wild Wings Friday morning to welcome Kentucky Sports Radio to Paducah for the first time. More>>

Early morning fire destroys mobile home

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A local family is without a place to live after a fire tore through their mobile home. More>>

City helping business owners affected by fire Video included

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The city is now working with those affected business owners to help sort out their next steps.
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