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Deadly I-55 crash, Arsenic levels in rice, Possible shake up in Butler County

The Highway Patrol says one person died in a crash today on I-55 (Source: cNews). The Highway Patrol says one person died in a crash today on I-55 (Source: cNews).
The FDA may consider new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice. The FDA may consider new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice.
There's a possible shake-up in local government in Butler County. There's a possible shake-up in local government in Butler County.

Part of Interstate 55 at the 144 mile marker was closed after a deadly wreck. We have a crew on the scene and will have the latest information tonight starting at 5 p.m.

The FDA may consider new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice as consumer groups are calling for federal guidance on how much of the carcinogen can be present in food. Crystal Britt's live at 5 p.m. with more.

There's a possible shake-up in local government as the Butler County sheriff goes up against Emergency Management Director Rick Sliger. Holly Brantley was in Poplar Bluff for today's county commission meeting and will have the latest tonight at 6 p.m.

Schools across the country are serving a healthier version of lunch, and this is causing mixed reactions among parents. Todd Tumminia is live at 6 to tell us more.

Pastor Terry Jones, formerly of Cape Girardeau, is wanted for promoting an anti-Islam film.

The Missouri Conservation Department says it has been getting reports of hundreds of dead deer around the state.

Chick-fil-A will no longer give money to anti-gay organizations, according to an organization championing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. The move comes as part of a real estate deal in Chicago.

Repairs to Mississippi River Lock 27 north of St. Louis are causing a backup of barges.

Six people were arrested after West Frankfort, Illinois police busted a cocaine and marijuana selling operation.

Missouri Women Standing with Todd Akin held an event to support the congressman on Tuesday night.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Department and emergency medical crews were dispatched to a motorcycle crash in the 3000 block of Cairo Road on Tuesday.

Jaime Travers says tonight will be mostly clear and not quite as cool Wednesday night. She'll have your Thursday morning work/school forecast starting with first weather at 5 p.m.

Todd Richards will have a preview from the coach's perspective of the big Jackson-Cape Central football game this week.

Have a great evening - 

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