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Father's Day, Running through the Heartland, Earthquake

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A cross country runner stops by the Heartland on the way to Canada. A cross country runner stops by the Heartland on the way to Canada.
A southeast Mo. man was injured after his pickup crashed into a house. A southeast Mo. man was injured after his pickup crashed into a house.

Happy Father's Day! We put a call out to folks in the Heartland asking them to tell us a little bit about their dad, and we honored several dads on Sunday.

On Father's Day, President Barack Obama is having a golf getaway.

Who is your favorite TV dad of all time?

A 79-year-old long distance runner from Hawaii is making his way through the Heartland Sunday on his way to Canada. Holly Brantley met up with the US Marine Corps veteran and found out the reason why he is running such a far distance.

A body has been found near the railroad tracks a few miles North of Knobel in Clay County, Ark.

Troopers say an Ellington man lost control of his pickup truck and crashed into an abandoned house early Sunday morning.

A car took out several median cable posts after a crash in Scott County Sunday morning.

An southern Illinois woman was arrested following a head-on crash in Jackson County.

A small earthquake rattled areas along the Mississippi River Sunday morning.

Arnold Wyrick takes a look at how crops are faring in southern Illinois due to lack of rainfall.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says the 90 degree temps will make a comeback tomorrow.

Rodney King, whose 1991 beating by Los Angeles Police was caught on video, and subsequent acquittal of the officers sparked riots in 1992, has died. He was 47.

Omar Tellow will have Cardinals-Royals and NBA finals highlights.

St. Louis' famed Crown Candy Kitchen may be best-known for its thick malts, but its BLT sandwich will have a national TV audience!

Have a great evening,

James Long
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