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Thunderstorms, Corps back in the Heartland, Exploding cell phones

The Corps is surveying flood reconstruction near Cairo. The Corps is surveying flood reconstruction near Cairo.
The dry, hot weather is expected to last until this fall. The dry, hot weather is expected to last until this fall.

Bob Reeves says we could see possible strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon.

Bad news if you were wanting cooler weather, as high temps are being forecast into this fall.

And one Wisconsin town is holding a special mass to pray for rain!

Crystal Britt says some cell phone batteries have been exploding due to high heat!

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is heading back to the Heartland today to survey flood reconstruction.

Police are looking for two inmates who walked away from a work release center in Arkansas and may now be in southeast Missouri.

We'll show you the mug shot of the man accused of shooting at his wife and police in Jackson in June.

A Calvert City man was killed after he was hit in the middle of the road by a vehicle yesterday.

In Heartland Health, we'll tell you about the connection between fat in the blood and Alzheimer's.

The Missouri Attorney General's office has shut down an Ellsinore, Missouri dog breeder, citing several violations of the state's Animal Care Facilities Act.

Holly Brantley will have more on her trip to Africa and tell us how people are coming together in Poplar Bluff to build a woman a new home.

Mo. Gov. Nixon was in Cape Girardeau today to sign new legislation that he says helps small businesses.

Over the past few months, the Kennett Fire Department has responded to several suspicious fires at mostly abandoned homes. Now, a suspect is in custody.

Todd Richards says that some lucky players are learning from the legendary Three Rivers College basketball coach Gene Bess at a basketball camp this week in Poplar Bluff.

Have a great evening & stay cool!

James Long
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