Afternoon update: Hundreds of new jobs, oil tank fire caught on tape

TGIF!  How about some good economic news to end your work week?  Hundreds of new jobs are coming to Perryville.  Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced the Sabreliner Corp. will build a new hangar at the Perryville Municipal Airport.  Crystal Britt highlights the details.

We have some amazing cNews video of an oil tank fire in Bolo Township, Illinois.  A lightning strike cause a battery storing oil to catch fire early this morning.

Gasoline prices have been falling for weeks, and they could go even lower as autumn's leaves begin to drop.  Check out gas prices near you on our Home State News pages online.

Illinois highway officials say road work will be put on hold where possible this Labor Day weekend to ease traffic congestion.  Julia Bruck tells us more about it.

As we head into Heartland Football Friday, Anna Jonesboro Head Coach Brett Detering says he draws inspiration from a fan that's not even two years old yet, his son Austin.  Austin is fighting a rare form of muscular dystrophy.  Coach Detering and his wife Amber say Austin's fight gives teamwork a whole new meaning in their family.  Holly Brantley has their story.  Learn how you can support the Muscular Dystrophy Association this Labor Day.

It is Heartland Football Friday!  That means highlights, scores, cheer of the week, and more!

As we head into the Labor Day weekend, how about a little history lesson?  The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City.

Have a happy and safe Labor Day weekend!