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Mother's Day, hospital expansion, church fires

Happy Mother's Day! Today is one of the busiest days if not the busiest for restaurants here at home and across the country. It's not a bad day to give mom a break from the kitchen. Arnold Wyrick took some time to find out what makes this day set aside for moms so special.

They not only entertained us, television moms taught us life lessons that helped us grow up. Here are few favorite TV moms as suggested by you!

A hospital face lift could offer Cape Girardeau an economic boost in adding more than 600 jobs.  Holly Brantley will look at the economic impact of recent expansion plans around Cape Girardeau.

Troopers say a Shawneetown driver was cited for DUI and other charges after an overnight crash.  A passenger in the car is accused of giving alcohol to a minor.

Chaffee man was injured after his boat in the Castor River suddenly accelerated and hit a tree.

A church was damaged by fire in Ironton, Missouri early Saturday morning.

Meanwhile, a fire on Saturday evening heavily damaged a Metropolis church. It happened at the Upper Salem Church at 4153 Upper Salem Road.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials say there's been a bit of a delay in repairs to the partially collapsed Eggners Ferry Bridge.

In May, the nation pauses to recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement.

Though some say they want to see more details, business leaders say they generally back Illinois Gov. Quinn's plans to cut Medicaid and state-worker pensions.

Officials say 49 bodies were left on Mexico highway in an escalating war of intimidation among drug gangs.

Chad Fryman will have Cardinals-Braves highlights from today's ball game.

And, Laura has a sunny forecast to start off your work-school week!

Have a great evening!

James Long
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