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MO trailer-field fire, IL smoking tax, KY burglary

Multiple fire departments were on the scene of a trailer fire near Benton in Scott County, Missouri.

Fire crews in Livingston County, Ky. were battling a structure fire that shut down a highway for a time.

Fire crews in Malden kept busy Saturday night by a vehicle fire.

Illinois smokers are cringing as the $1-a-pack cigarette tax increase took effect Sunday.

State police say five western Ky. juveniles were charged with 23 counts of burglary and 23 counts of criminal mischief third degree.

Thousands of Illinois residents with high medication costs are seeing some gains from a provision of the Affordable Care Act aimed at shrinking the Medicare drug coverage gap known as the "doughnut hole."

Some experts are predicting one of the worst summers in decades for mosquitoes, but a University of Kentucky professor is taking a wait-and-see approach.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says we will be in the upper 90s again tomorrow!

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is reminding people to take steps to protect themselves as the heat builds.

Fire Departments are already putting out fires from fireworks due to dry conditions.

Tyler Profilet will have PGA, NASCAR and Cardinals highlights.

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