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AT 10: 'Stolen valor' can land you a fine

They claim to be veterans, but have never served a day in the military. How a new law that goes into effect tomorrow aims to protect the integrity of America's real military heroes. And we'll hear from one local veteran about what the new law means to him. 

Emergency responders rescued another hiker off a trail today. Crews say the man was hiking when he fell and hurt his leg. They say they perform at least one rescue a month, Tonight some important tips to keep in mind before your next trek. 

And efforts are underway to find homes for over 300 dogs in Lawrence County. At 10, why the animal services director is now under investigation. 

Join me tonight at 10. We'll have details on these stories plus your 4th of July forecast. 

We'll see you then! 

Kim Essex

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