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Afternoon update: Man charged with tying up 92-year-old woman

Happy Earth Day to you!  More on that in a bit, but first police arrested a man accused of breaking into the home of a 92-year-old Cairo woman tying her up, beating her, and stealing from her.  She was not found until the next day by a home health worker.  Carly O'Keefe talks with the woman's family about how she's recovering.

A doctor from Advance has an appointment in court instead of with patients.  She's accused of using her position to prescribe herself powerful pain killers and using names like "Snow White" and "Sleeping Beauty" to do it.  Tyler Profilet explains some of the charges.

Now, back to Earth Day.  Julia Bruck is in Carbondale for an Earth Day celebration.

The countdown is on!  Just one month until the 5KFVS!  Health reporter Stephanie Byars lets us know how you can run/walk for a good cause

It's prom season.  I bet a lot of folks are hitting the tanning beds for some extra color this spring season.  But, new research suggests it's possible to be addicted to tanning.  Holly Brantley talks to local tanners to see what they think about the study.

Laura Wibbenmeyer introduces us to a high school senior who is Making the Grade by never missing a day of class.  She's 13 days away from 13 years of perfect attendance.

Get your umbrella handy.  Bob Reeves says some isolated storms could start tomorrow afternoon.

Somebody hit the jackpot, try $258.5 million!  The winning ticket for the biggest jackpot in Missouri history was sold at a convenience store in Marshall, and a store official says the winner is a clerk who works at the store. 

Have a great day!

Christy Hendricks
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