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Veterans Day ceremonies, Deadly hunting accident, Rain moves in

A vet salutes the flag at Freedom Corner (Source: Mike Mohundro) A vet salutes the flag at Freedom Corner (Source: Mike Mohundro)

Happy Veterans Day! From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of the armed services Sunday.

There were also tributes today in the Heartland.

The Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield held a Veterans Day Program Sunday afternoon honoring our military. Todd Tumminia has more tonight on Heartland News.

Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Ed Phillips presented the keynote address at a Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Arnold Wyrick was there and has the details tonight at 9 and 10.

At Freedom Corner in Capaha Park in Cape Girardeau, there was a posting of the colors, a guest speaker, laying of the wreath, rifle salute and taps.

Christy Millweard has part 3 of in her series of stories covering the Franklin County Honor Flight veterans who traveled from St. Louis to Washington D.C. to see a memorials in their honor. 

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has released a legal guide to help military members, veterans and their family members.

Police are still investigating a fatal shooting that happened sometime overnight in Cairo.

Authorities are investigating a deadly hunting accident in Ballard County.

An Illinois motorcyclist was killed in Iron County crash.

A massive explosion sparked a huge fire and killed two people in an Indianapolis neighborhood where about three dozen homes were damaged or destroyed, authorities said Sunday.

Folks in New Jersey affected by 'Sandy' are scrambling to find rental homes.

Wow, it was windy today! The wind even affected electric customers in Herrin, Illinois who were in the dark for part of the day on Sunday.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says showers and a few T' storms will move in this evening from west to east.

Josh Frydman has NFL highlights and college basketball scores and highlights.

Have a great evening - 

James Long KFVS-12 Digital Content Producer
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