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Tatiana Shepeleva, 123rf Stock Photo

[Audio] On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss the Orlando night club shooting from a mental health perspective.

paducahrotaryplayground.com

Nearly 1,000 volunteers from around Western Kentucky are building a community playground in Paducah this week.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Traci Lawrence talks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about a new nonprofit organization called The Way of Wellness, a mentoring facility in Murray providing shelter, counseling, and educational services for homeless women and their children and victims of domestic violence.

www.aecf.org, Annie E. Casey Foundation

A new report finds more than a quarter of Kentucky and Tennessee children live in poverty and that economic conditions continue to worsen.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Two Mayfield police officers who were recently suspended without pay have resigned.

Mayor Teresa Rochetti-Cantrell said in a news release that Maj. Shannon Keller resigned on Monday after having been accused of violating department regulations. 

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.

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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.  

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