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CIA director resigns, President talks economy, Former coach troubles

The president spoke this afternoon about the economy, taxes and working with the GOP (Source: CNN). The president spoke this afternoon about the economy, taxes and working with the GOP (Source: CNN).
Gen. David Petraeus has resigned as head of the CIA (Source: CNN). Gen. David Petraeus has resigned as head of the CIA (Source: CNN).
This former football coach allegedly admitted to stealing funds from the team (Source: Butler County SO). This former football coach allegedly admitted to stealing funds from the team (Source: Butler County SO).

Just in to our newsroom this afternoon: David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair. Petraeus said in a statement that he had shown "extremely poor judgment."

President Barack Obama, laying down his marker for grueling "fiscal cliff" negotiations, said Friday he won't accept any approach to federal deficit reduction that doesn't ask the wealthy to pay more in taxes.

Click here to watch the president's remarks.

A coal producer owned by a longtime critic of President Barack Obama's energy policies is laying off nearly 160 workers at Illinois and Utah mines in the wake of the president's re-election. Carly O'Keefe has more tonight at 5.

The former Poplar Bluff High School football coach has been placed on probation after admitting he stole funds raised by the team. Holly Brantley has the details tonight at 5.

A substitute teacher at a Missouri middle school is facing charges for allegedly threatening a middle school student with a knife.

A man accused of murder in the death of a Pinckneyville teenager waived his preliminary hearing in a Perry County courtroom Thursday.

A motor home fire caught fire off Interstate 57 two miles south of the Herrin Exit.

If you travel northbound Interstate 57 in Franklin County, expect construction delays.

An Illinois man was injured when the vehicle he was driving was struck by another vehicle traveling the wrong way.

For the second time in recent weeks, the Ku Klux Klan is suing a Missouri town over the right to hand out leaflets.

Sad to report, an overnight fire gutted a downtown Cape Girardeau apartment building, leaving several people homeless.

Check your pantry - there's a recall this morning of a popular brand of chocolate drink mix.

Bob Reeves says tomorrow will be breezy and mild with partly cloudy skies.

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Todd Richards is busy covering the tip off of the college basketball season and Heartland Football Friday!

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