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Recent articles by Debra:

High school quarterback helps couple during house fire

Heading into Thanksgiving, a couple in Kentucky is thankful for a high school quarterback who stepped in to help them escape a house fire unharmed. → Read More

Powerful reunion: Chimpanzee reunited with newborn after 2-day separation

Zoo officials said baby Kucheza wasn’t breathing well on his own, so he stayed in the hospital with the medical team until he was strong enough to be reunited with his mom. → Read More

Construction worker dies after 3,000 lbs. of lumber falls on him

The man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. → Read More

Intoxicated man assaults driver with hot dog, deputies say

A car passenger accused of being drunk slapped the driver in the face with a hot dog Friday night, according to Columbia County deputies. → Read More

Affidavit: Man attacks, kidnaps woman over lottery ticket

A man in Memphis accused of attacking a woman in her own home because of a lottery ticket is facing over a dozen charges, according to an affidavit. → Read More

Woman sets house on fire over hamburger dispute, affidavit says

A woman in Memphis accused of setting a house fire after an argument over a hamburger is charged with aggravated arson. → Read More

Officers help save infant with RSV who stopped breathing, police say

Two officers with the Kansas City Police Department rushed into life-saving mode when a 1-month-old girl with RSV stopped breathing Thursday. → Read More

Drivers are more likely to hit a deer next week. Here’s why

Biologists state the practice of moving clocks forward, resulting in a later sunset, reduces the number of night-time traffic accidents. → Read More

Woman celebrating 101st birthday says tequila is the secret to a happy life

Mary Flip celebrated her birthday on Wednesday with her favorite beer, Guinness, and some dancing. → Read More

Walmart rolls back prices on traditional Thanksgiving basics

Walmart is removing inflation on traditional Thanksgiving items, offering meal essentials at 2021 prices. → Read More

Aldi offers Thanksgiving essentials at 2019 prices

The grocery store chain will match 2019 prices on holiday essentials like appetizers, desserts, sides and drinks starting Nov. 2. → Read More

Here’s how to score a free Thanksgiving Turkey from BJ’s Wholesale Club

BJ’s Wholesale Club announced it is offering a free turkey promotion to members ahead of Thanksgiving. → Read More

Taylor Swift announces new international tour in 2023

Taylor Swift is hitting the road. The award-winning artist announced a new tour on social media Tuesday morning. → Read More

Officer killed in crash; driver charged with murder

An on-duty officer with the London Police Department in Kentucky was hit and killed by a drunken driver this weekend, according to Kentucky State Police. → Read More

Mom shoots intruder while hiding with children in the bedroom, sheriff’s office says

Authorities say the homeowner warned the man she had a gun and called the police, but he kept trying to get into the bedroom. → Read More

Man who found body of boy in suitcase finds comfort in learning his name

Jeffrey Meredith said he was both sad and relieved when he learned the boy’s name. → Read More

PHOTOS: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blazes trail across the sky

SpaceX launched 53 Starlink broadband satellites and a Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenburg Space Force Base in California shortly after 6 p.m. → Read More

Dad arrested for DUI after passing out in elementary school pickup line, police say

A man in Arizona was charged with DUI after passing out behind the wheel of a car in an elementary school pickup line, police say. → Read More

Mom charged with murder after 4-year-old eats THC gummies, authorities say

The child died on May 8, after suffering a medical emergency two days before. → Read More

Woman hit and killed while changing tire on the side of highway

A woman in Connecticut was killed Wednesday afternoon while trying to change a tire. → Read More