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Afternoon update: Body recovered from vehicle in water

This is one of the nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use from the FDA. This is one of the nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use from the FDA.

Emergency crews recovered a body from a vehicle in water off of Route P in New Madrid County this afternoon.  Stick with Heartland News for the latest on this story.

A Franklin County Sheriff's deputy is on paid administrative leave after he was cited for reckless driving and DUI.

In the most significant change to U.S. cigarette packs in 25 years, the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use.  Check out the new warning labels.

The death toll from the May 22 tornado that devastated Joplin has risen to 155.

The Sikeston Humane Society is looking for a pit bull dog that was stolen last night.

A fire destroyed the Fredericktown Middle School in April of 2010.  Investigators believe two juveniles set that fire.  Now, school leaders say they're one step closer to rebuilding the school.  Holly Brantley talks with the school superintendent as crews break ground on the new school.

Mount Level Farms in Mississippi County is home to more than 15,000 acres of farmland.  When the Corps activated the Birds Point flood plan, most of that land ended up underwater.  Laura Wibbenmeyer tells us how is this area is recovering.

Where people can buy alcohol in Carbondale could change tonight. The Carbondale city council is expected to take up the city's liquor ordinance.  Julia Bruck talks with a liquor store owner about possible changes.

A Farmington barber celebrates 50 years of cutting hair in the same location.

Plus, Bob Reeves has been keeping a close eye on the weather as a tornado watch is in effect until 8 p.m. tonight for parts of southeast Missouri and southern Illinois.

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