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Six things to know: July 29

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Here are the six things you need to know for your day in news today, Tuesday, July 29th:

  1. Health workers are trying to trace an Ebola outbreak that killed almost 700 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. Two American health workers have contracted the disease.
  2. Three days before the Fancy Farm picnic begins, US Senator Mitch McConnell edged Alison Lundergan Grimes in the Bluegrass Poll. 47 percent will vote for McConnell, but 25 percent say they could change their minds.
  3. A judge ruled the Los Angeles Clippers can be sold to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. Former owner, Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life after making offensive remarks about black people.
  4. Negotiations continue at Metropolis' Honeywell plant. Spokesman Peter Dalpe says they were able to reach a tentative agreement on another section of the union's contract.
  5. The Senate will vote today on legislation to keep highway money flowing to states. The Transportation Department says if the $10.8 billion bill doesn't pass, they will start cutting back payments on Friday.
  6. Three days left- Friday is the last day to buy a St. Jude Dream Home ticket and qualify to win $2,400 in gas from Cheers.

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