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Calloway County Public Library, Facebook

Calloway County Public Library’s Sandy Linn speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about today’s visit from a baby kangaroo during the Summer Reading Program.

Alan Levine / Flickr Creative Commons License (CC BY 2.0)

Be on the lookout for a rose-tinted moon tonight as the first full day of summer will be marked by a so-called ‘Strawberry Moon.’

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, via Facebook

The Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell is now offering audio appointments in an effort to improve the delivery of care to beneficiaries. 

Clarksville Police Department

Update Saturday night: Road clear.

A semi truck hauling grain has tipped over Saturday at 12:45 beneath the 101st Bridge on the southbound side of Fort Campbell Boulevard. 

paducahky.gov

Update Friday at Noon:

Police say they have identified the body found in a wooded area of Paducah Wednesday night.  

Economic Policy Institute

New data show that while the wealthy in Kentucky keep earning more money, the poor continue to make even less.

The report from the Economic Policy Institute, which uses IRS income data from 2013, found income inequality has increased in every state since the 1970s.

Tyler Olson, 123RF

Attorney General Andy Beshear held a ceremony in Frankfort Wednesday to honor World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The event was also was to announce the formation of the Elder Abuse Task Force.

Google Maps

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report on the crash that killed an Owensboro pilot. A preliminary report by the NTSB says Owensboro physician Robert Dalzell had purchased the plane only two days before the May 30th crash. 

A Kentucky appeals court has ordered a Lexington clinic to stop performing abortions until it gets a license from the state. Governor Matt Bevin says EMW Women's Clinic in Lexington has been performing abortions without a license. 

 Update June 14, 2016

A West Tennessee lawmaker is giving away not one — but two — military-style rifles in the wake of this weekend's shooting at a nightclub in Orlando.

State Rep. Andy Holt says he's trying to make a point that guns aren't to blame for the violence.

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