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Pope Francis speaks to bishops during the midday prayer service at the Cathedral of St. Matthew in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. (Pool Photo via AP) Pope Francis speaks to bishops during the midday prayer service at the Cathedral of St. Matthew in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. (Pool Photo via AP)

Here are six things to know for today.

Another Kentucky clerk says he is willing to accept the same consequences as Kim Davis for denying marriage licenses to same sex couples. Casey County clerk Casey Davis has been supportive of Kim Davis' stance against the Supreme Court ruling.

Pope Francis will be speaking in front of Congress today. He will then head to New York City to continue his tour of the United States.

Two children are helping to raise money in support of fallen Kentucky State Trooper Cameron Ponder. Noah and Tyler Vales are selling wrist bands with all the money going to Post 1.

More than 300 people have been killed and hundreds more injured in a stampede at the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Pilgrims are in Mina to carry out a symbolic stoning of the devil by throwing pebbles against three stone walls.

The Paducah Riverfront Development Authority is putting pressure on the city commission to decide what's next for the riverfront development project. That's according to the Paducah Sun. PRDA chairman Bruce Brockenborough reportedly said the city commission needs to make a decision on how to fund the project and get it going.

Barbecue on the River starts today on Paducah's Riverfront. The yearly festival attracts roughly 40,000 people to the area and raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities. The event runs through Saturday.

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