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Six things to know

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Here are six things to know for today.

Family and friends will say their final goodbyes to Trooper Cameron Ponder today. His funeral is this morning at 11:00 a.m. in Elizabethtown. Ponder will be buried with military honors at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in Radcliff.

The man accused of killing a Mayfield teen will be in court today. Tearron Sherill is facing murder and tampering with evidence charges. He was originally charged with second degree manslaughter. Jamel Al-Subili died last Wednesday.

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is facing criticism for something he didn't say. Trump declined to challenge a questioner in New Hampshire who incorrectly states that Obama is a Muslim and "not even an American."

A food fight is building over the government's national school nutrition program. The program which sets limits on what foods are served in schools will expire at the end of the month. First Lady Michelle Obama wants it renewed, but some lawmakers say the measure is too strict and costly for schools.

Will Bowe Bergdahl face a court martial? A military court will continue hearings today. Bergdahl is charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy after the military says he purposefully abandoned his unit in Afghanistan.

The dragon boats are back. You can catch this year's Dragon Boat Festival at the Paducah riverfront tomorrow. It gets underway at 9:00 a.m. Proceeds will help the River Discovery Center.

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