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Afternoon update: Food assistance coming to Illinois flood victims

New signs are going up in Cape Girardeau for Jacque Waller. New signs are going up in Cape Girardeau for Jacque Waller.
An escaped Ky. inmate and 2 others are arrested by police. An escaped Ky. inmate and 2 others are arrested by police.

Good afternoon. Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn says food assistance is coming to Ill. flood victims.

The deadline for applying for Ky. unemployment due to storms is today.

Some new signs and a billboard for Jacque Waller are being put up in Cape Girardeau County.

Crystal Britt is in Mississippi County at the Birds Point spillway where the Army Corps of Engineers is working to construct a berm at a section of the Birds Point levee which was blown open in May.

The southeast Missouri town of Doniphan has been given a $10,000 grant to reduce storm water pollution runoff.

A Poplar Bluff teenager accused of setting another teen on fire has been found not guilty today.

An East Prairie man has died after an Interstate 55 crash.

A Ky. escaped inmate, and 2 others are in custody.

Julia Bruck talks with a 13-year-old rodeo star from Alto Pass, Ill. who is going to represent the state nationally in a rodeo for high school students!

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says the congressional district map he's signed into law is fair and protects minority voters' rights.

Bob Reeves says the weather is a bit unsettled going into the weekend, with storm chances going up as the weekend goes on.

Peter Falk, the stage and movie actor who became identified as the squinty, rumpled detective in "Columbo," which spanned 30 years in prime-time television and established one of the most iconic characters in movie police work, has died. He was 83.

Have a great evening,

James Long
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