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Afternoon update: Man arrested for Paducah homicide

The state fire marshal is investigating this suspicious fire near Doniphan, Mo. The state fire marshal is investigating this suspicious fire near Doniphan, Mo.

One person is behind bars following a homicide in Paducah Wednesday night.  Carly O'Keefe has been following the story and tells us the latest.

The state fire marshal is investigating a suspicious fire in Riley County that left a family homeless.  Holly Brantley talks with a woman who has already lost so much before the fire.

Carter County set a date for a special election in June for a new sheriff.  This election comes after the former sheriff was arrested on drug charges.

A Missouri House member wants to ask voters to raise the state cigarette tax by 81 cents a pack.  We want to know what you think.  Vote in our web poll at kfvs12.com and tell us if you would vote to raise Missouri's cigarette tax by 81 cents. 

US health officials predict that by 2020, the entire nation could be covered by smoking bans in workplaces, bars and restaurants.

The Illinois Senate's Redistricting Committee met in Carbondale today to receive public input on what the new congressional and state legislative maps should look like.

Bob Reeves is keeping another watch on the weather.  He says thunderstorm chances could increase tomorrow and over the weekend.

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