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Afternoon update: Former deputy pleads guilty to sex charge

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Good Friday afternoon. Here are just some of the stories we are working on for tonight's Heartland News and kfvs12.com.

Julia Bruck reports that former Saline County sheriff's deputy Todd Fort pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse in a plea deal Friday morning that dropped several other charges.

A 72-year-old Parma woman died Friday morning after a Thursday crash near Bernie.

Harvest season is approaching, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol encourages drivers and farmers to share the road safely.

Crystal Britt talked to vendors at the SEMO District Fair who are battling the economy and gets their reaction about recent break-ins at the fair.

Carly O'Keefe reports that employees of the Illinois Youth Center in Murphysboro and their union are fighting to save the facility from closing by picketing today.

A Perryville business will get a state-of-the-art upgrade. Sabreliner officially opened its new 32,000 square foot paint hangar at the Perryville Airport.

Bob Reeves says the warming trend will continue, but you might keep that umbrella handy this weekend.

Todd Richards will be live in Jackson for Heartland Football Friday previewing the game between Cape and Jackson.

Have a great evening,

James Long
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