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  1. Updates on Thursday 16 June

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  1. Goodbye

    That's the end of our live reporting for this week. Thanks for joining us. We'll be back from 09.00 BST on Monday.

    In the meantime you can tweetFacebook or email us.

  2. Will the sun come out for the weekend?

    Here's Elizabeth with the weather for this afternoon and the weekend.

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    Video caption: The weekend weather with Elizabeth Rizzini
  3. Football fans stopped by police

    Five men have been prevented from travelling to Euro 2016 through Dover. 

    The men, from Southampton, Middlesborough, Stockport, Shropshire and Darlington, were targeted by spotters from Kent Police, as football supporters who could potentially disrupt the tournament in France. 

    More than 4,000 fans were screened at Kent's ports on Wednesday.

  4. 'It's up to us to make it work'

    Dreamland in Margate marks the first anniversary of its reopening this weekend.  

    There's also a change to the way visitors are charged, with entry-by-wristband replaced by pay-as-you-ride.  

    The company running the heritage amusement park went into administration three weeks ago, but the man who designed it told BBC Radio Kent he's confident it will still be a success.

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    Video caption: Dreamland marks its first anniversary
  5. Jo Cox MP tributes

    Kent's politicians have continued to pay tribute to Jo Cox MP, who was murdered in Birstall, West Yorkshire.

  6. 'Dreamland's essential for Margate'

    This weekend Margate's Dreamland marks one year since it reopened.

    Despite the heritage amusement park going into administration 3 weeks ago, chief executive Eddie Kemsley told BBC Radio Kent that it's very much open for business.

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    Video caption: Dreamland in Margate celebrates the first anniversary of its reopening this weekend
  7. Asher-Smith on winning run to Olympics

    Orpington's Dina Asher-Smith continued her preparations for the Olympics in Rio by winning the women's 200m in Stockholm's Diamond League event.

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    Image caption: Dina Asher-Smith is Great Britain's fastest woman
  8. #OnThisDay

    Tributes paid to hero, hospital problems and a care home protest. 

    Here's today's #OnThisDay.

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    Video caption: #OnThisDay 17 June
  9. Wet weather ahead

    A rainy afternoon in Kent awaits. For the BBC's forecast visit here.

    Weather for Kent
  10. Southern Rail row continues

    A group of MPs are forming a scrutiny committee to put Southern Rail under the spotlight.

    The group insists it won't be afraid to call for the train company to lose its franchise, if need be.

    It comes as the RMT union claims the company is deliberately cancelling trains which could be crewed. The company denies the claims.  

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    Video caption: Southern rail row continues
  11. Air ambulance Paddock Wood move cancelled

    The South East's air ambulance is to continue flying from its current bases in Surrey and Kent, reversing a previous decision to relocate.

    Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust (KSSAAT) said it will stay at Redhill Aerodrome and Marden, and will not move to a new base in Paddock Wood. Read the full BBC story here.

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    Image caption: Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance is run by a charitable trust
  12. Glamorgan v Kent

    Kent Spitfires are back in T20 Blast action this evening as they head to Cardiff to take on Glamorgan.

    Hear commentary of the match on BBC Radio Kent medium wave, DAB or via BBC Sport here.

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    Image caption: Bowler David Griffiths returns to the squad after missing Wednesday's One Day Cup defeat to Essex
  13. 'She was deeply committed'

    Speaking on BBC Radio Kent, Chatham and Aylesford MP Tracey Crouch pays tribute to Jo Cox, the Labour MP shot and stabbed on Thursday.

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    Video caption: Chatham MP Tracey Crouch pays tribute to Jo Cox
  14. They've saved it - for now

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    Video caption: Campaigners trying to save the Red Lion pub

    Campaigners trying to save the Red Lion pub in the village of Wingham are celebrating after a plan to turn it into houses was deferred last night. 

    Dover District Council deferred the decision for three months so an independent review of marketing can take place and the campaign group can submit a viable proposition.

    The pub is 750 years old and a Grade II-listed property, putting it in the same league as London's Battersea Power Station and Coliseum Theatre.  

  15. Traffic jams ahead?

    The roads seem to be running smoothly this morning. You can see more information here.

    Traffic map
  16. This morning's top stories

    People smugglers jailed, a major development in Ashford and the Air Ambulance won't be moving.

    Here are this morning's top stories in Kent - it's our #3in30.

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    Video caption: This morning's headlines
  17. Jo Cox MP murder

    Kent's MPs have been expressing their sorrow over the murder of fellow MP Jo Cox who was shot and stabbed on Thursday.

  18. Will we still need a brolly this morning?

    Georgina Burnett is here with your Kent weather this morning:

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    Video caption: Kent weather 17 June
  19. Man's Play Station

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    Video caption: The ultimate model railway

    In case you missed it, this is sure to make you smile...

    Model railway enthusiast Roy James was banished to his shed by his partner who didn't share his love of trains.

    It was the start of something very special. BBC South East Today's Robin Gibson went along to take a look.  

  20. Good morning from your Kent Live team

    Bob Dale

    Fear not, it's nearly the weekend - but until then I'll have updates for you until 14:00 BST.

    If you see something we should be reporting make sure you tweetFacebook or email us.

    First up - here's our photo of the day. Thank you to Rachel Breakspear for this stunning picture of Margate.

    Margate, Rachel Breakspear
    Image caption: Margate - picture by Rachel Breakspear