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Afternoon update: Troop withdrawal in Iraq

The president announces troop withdrawal in Iraq (Source: CNN) The president announces troop withdrawal in Iraq (Source: CNN)
This southern Ill. store was hit by a car for the second time in nearly two weeks. This southern Ill. store was hit by a car for the second time in nearly two weeks.

Good afternoon.

President Barack Obama announced Friday the end of the war in Iraq, bringing to a close the armed conflict that has lasted almost nine years. Carly O'Keefe gets local reaction from soldier's families tonight at 5.

Julia Bruck visits with those living with post traumatic stress disorder who say it is difficult living with the effects of the disorder from day-to-day.

A police affidavit says an FBI cadaver dog indicated a reaction to the scent of dead person inside the Kansas city home where a baby girl disappeared nearly three weeks ago.

An assisted living resident was found dead early Friday morning below a bridge in St. Francois County.

For the second time in nearly two weeks, police say the Handee-Mart in Desoto, Ill. was hit by a car!

Missouri education officials plan to seek a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law.

The US Army Corps of Engineers said it will make repairs to the upper and middle crevasses to a protection level of 55 feet at Birds Point, as funding is provided. Christy Millweard attended the meeting with the Corps this afternoon and will have the latest at 5.

Bob Reeves says the warming trend will continue this weekend with a chance of rain the first of next week.

Southeast Missouri State University is looking into adding more housing after once again being forced to tell some new students to come back later because its residence halls are overflowing.

It's Heartland Football Friday. Todd Richards will have your scores and highlights tonight!

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Have a great evening,

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