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Afternoon update: Fires in Carter, Reynolds, Wayne counties under control

This was the view Wednesday looking toward the Lick Branch/Bluff view area north of the Clearwater Dam. (Source: cNews) This was the view Wednesday looking toward the Lick Branch/Bluff view area north of the Clearwater Dam. (Source: cNews)
Carter County fire near Reynolds County line on 304 between D and 21. (Source: cNews Brian Keathly) Carter County fire near Reynolds County line on 304 between D and 21. (Source: cNews Brian Keathly)

Good Thursday afternoon! Here is a look at just some of the stories we are working on for Heartland News and kfvs12.com. We will have new details on the fires that plagued the Heartland yesterday, as well as an update from the deadly I-57 crash (Correction from earlier e-mail) in Illinois yesterday.

Crystal Britt has a great story on a mom being reunited with her family in Sikeston after one year in Afghanistan.  Crystal will be live in Sikeston to capture the wonderful moment!

Are you stressed out on the job? More than a third of American workers suffer from chronic work stress, a recent survey says. Do you cope and make a plan to either move up the ranks or head for the exit? Tonight, Holly Brantley discusses what exactly is the thing stressing some people out.  She also talks to a woman who had a stress-related stroke, and her tips on lowering tension levels.

A jury has convicted two men in connection with an Illinois stabbing death in November 2010.

Laura Wibbenmeyer has a nice sit down visit with Dexter native Mrs. Missouri tonight at 5 p.m.!

Bob Reeves says rain is in the forecast as well as cooler temperatures.

Have a nice hot cup of cocoa or coffee, and stay warm!

James Long
Web Producer
jlong@kfvs12.com
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