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Property owners clean up after Friday's storms

Property owners in southern Illinois are cleaning up after Friday's severe storms. Arnold Wyrick got reaction today from home owners' about the powerful storms that bounced across the Heartland, and left behind several debris fields in a number of communities.

As we told you yesterday, a woman was killed after a house collapse north of Opdyke in Jefferson County, IL, according to Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Joe Marks.  Two other people were injured.

A Kentucky man received major injuries after a 25-foot fall Friday evening at the Garden of the Gods.

Wearing a hoodie. Listening to music and talking on his cellphone. Picking up Skittles for his soon-to-be stepbrother. Friends say that's how they would have imagined 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on a Sunday afternoon.

No more long lines?  Illinois becomes the first state selling lottery tickets online Sunday.

The Kentucky Lottery Corporation says that sales were higher than anticipated in February.

General Motors is recalling more than 6,000 big vans and SUVs because their steering can fail.

Two dozen local police agencies in Illinois will share $460,000 in federal grant funding to buy new vehicles.

A former Pulaski County sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges.

A Poplar Bluff native recently competed at the 30th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic in San Antonio, Texas.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has joined with the Missouri Farm Bureau to criticize proposed federal rules restricting the farm work teens can do. We have local farmers reaction tonight on Heartland News.

Rick Santorum looked for a win in Louisiana's primary Saturday to sustain his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. However, even before polls opened Saturday, Mitt Romney was looking past the results and toward the general election. Santorum has visited southeast Missouri and southern Illinois in recent weeks.

Laura Wibbenmeyer is back from programming NOAA weather radios in Sikeston this morning with the StormTeam.  She says tomorrow will be clearing and warmer!

Chad Fryman will have Redhawks baseball and NCAA basketball highlights.

This story has gotten a lot of feedback on our facebook page.  Cash spills onto a highway and other drivers are pulling over to snatch what they can. What do you do?

Have a great evening,

James Long
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