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Six things to know

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Here are six things to know for today.

Former Reidland Middle School teacher Chelsea Rose will appear in a Marshall County courtroom today. She's accused of using an electronic device to solicit sex from a minor. She plead guilty to other charges in McCracken County last month.

More than a thousand homes have been damaged or destroyed by wildfires in Northern California. they say the Butte fire has charred 118 square miles so far. The fire is 72% contained this morning.

Former peanut executive Stewart Parnell is due in federal court in Georgia today to be sentenced in a tainted food scandal. He is convicted of shipping tainted food and faking lab tests.

Pope Francis continues his tour of Cuba today. The Pontiff will wrap up the Cuban leg of his trip today and fly to Washington D.C. tomorrow.

Today is the first day you can donate to our Coats for Kids campaign. You can drop off a new or gently used coat at a River Valley Ag Credit location.

Viola Davis made Emmy history. She is the first African American woman to win an Emmy for best drama series actress for her role on "How to Get Away with Murder."

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