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Rick Santorum to visit Cape Girardeau

Republican Rick Santorum will stop in Cape Girardeau this evening.  He plans to attend the Cape County Lincoln Day Celebration at Ray's Plaza Conference Center and is scheduled to be the keynote speaker. Crystal Britt is covering the event and will have the latest from the presidential hopeful tonight on Heartland News.

Rick Santorum won the Kansas caucuses on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul was focusing on some of the most heavily Republican parts of Missouri today in hopes of a good showing in its caucuses.

It's Spring Break week on the SIU campus, but not everyone is hitting the beaches for some fun in the sun. Arnold Wyrick reports that a group of SIU students and their professor in the School of Architecture are helping tornado victims in Harrisburg rebuild their homes.

The tornado-ravaged community of Harrisburg is getting a $1 million grant to improve access to the city's hospital.

Illinois fire crews fought two vehicle fires within five minutes on Saturday!

Photojournalist Mike Mohundro visited the rodeo grounds today in Puxico, Mo. where volunteers are coming together to rebuild after a deadly tornado there a week and a half ago.

The Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Saturday announced assistance for families affected by the Southern Illinois tornado.

A city-wide boil water order has been issued for Vienna, Illinois.

Transportation officials say to use caution as water remains over some roads in Hickman County, Ky.

Daylight saving time begins Sunday at 2 a.m. Clocks get moved ahead one hour, and it's a good time to check your smoke alarm batteries!

This story has gotten a lot of feedback on our facebook page today. A Southern California woman says doctors predicted she would give birth to a big baby boy, but nobody was prepared for just how big...almost 14 pounds!

Great weather today, just to get out and wear those sunglasses! Laura Wibbenmeyer says there is a chance of PM showers tomorrow though!

Chad Fryman will have highlights from Saturday's college and high school basketball!

Have a great evening,

James Long
KFVS12 Web Producer
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