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Medicaid cuts, armed robbery, burn bans

This Nashville, TN inmate was charged in connection to the 2009 robbery. This Nashville, TN inmate was charged in connection to the 2009 robbery.
The Eggners Ferry Bridge is back open for business. The Eggners Ferry Bridge is back open for business.

Illinois residents are reacting to a House vote to slash health services for the poor. Carly O'Keefe talked to nursing home residents and a chiropractor about the cuts.

Volunteers are working towards opening a free clinic in downtown Cape Girardeau, and hope to have it open by July. Crystal Britt has more tonight at five and six.

The Eggners Ferry Bridge re-opened Friday afternoon, two and a half days ahead of schedule.

One man is injured after being trapped in his pickup truck when it crashed on Cairo Road.

A crash was blocking the Purchase Parkway northbound ramp to eastbound I-24.

An Arkansas man was taken into custody after an alleged armed robbery Thursday in Steele.

Police say charges were filed Friday in connection to the 2009 robbery of Jayson Jewelers in Cape Girardeau.

Authorities in southern Illinois are asking for the public's help in finding the people who are damaging and may be looting some prehistoric Native American burial mounds

Bob Reeves says this weekend will be hot and definitely pool weather.

More men are taking 'pink collar jobs,' those jobs deemed traditionally women's jobs.  Holly Brantley will have more tonight at five.

Flags are at half-staff across Missouri to honor a soldier from Rolla who was killed in Afghanistan.

A man was burned after his tractor caught fire and ignited a barn Wednesday afternoon near Leopold, Missouri.

Several burn bans are in effect throughout the Heartland due to dry conditions

Crews were battling the heat and a trailer fire Friday afternoon, just east of Benton, Missouri.

The maker of Tide Pods will create a new double-latch lid to deter children from accessing and eating the brightly colored detergent packets, a company spokesman said Friday.

SEMO and SIU both have a chance to make the title games in their tourneys!

Illinois Department of Employment Security offices will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.

If you plan on hitting the road this holiday weekend, don't expect empty lanes.

And, Happy 35th Anniversary Star Wars!

Happy Memorial Day weekend!

James Long
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