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Ky. texting and driving - Finding jobs on the phone - Flooding troubles in Mo.

Ky. drivers could soon get points taken off their licenses for texting while driving. Ky. drivers could soon get points taken off their licenses for texting while driving.
New research shows that high blood pressure can damage the brain even if a person doesn't have diabetes. New research shows that high blood pressure can damage the brain even if a person doesn't have diabetes.
Flooding continues to cause problems in Mo. Flooding continues to cause problems in Mo.

Happy Thursday!

Laura Wibbenmeyer says fog is an issue this morning, so be sure to stay safe on your morning commute.

We'll have full details on the forecast during the Breakfast Show or you can download our free mobile weather app.

Some Kentucky drivers could have their drivers license taken away for texting and driving.

These days, people are finding jobs on the phone rather than in the classified ads. Learn more about this growing trend by tuning in at 5:25.

Then at 5:45 we'll have Heartland Health headlines including how high blood sugar can damage the brain even in people who don't have diabetes.

A woman stopped at a convenience store in Indiana and it turned into a nightmare. Tune in at 6:03 to find out how she fought back to save her own life.

Following that at 6:12, we'll have continued coverage of an Arkansas school district that is moving forward with plans to allow teachers to carry concealed guns.

At 6:20, catch a viral video about getting the weather forecast... in an elevator!

Join us for 12 minutes of commercial-free news starting at 6:45. Thursday's topics include flooding troubles in Missouri, new jobs in Union City, a look at what's Trending Now online and much more.

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