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Teens and muscle enhancers, out of control parents

Researchers say more teens are using muscle-enhancing products. (Source: CNN) Researchers say more teens are using muscle-enhancing products. (Source: CNN)

More teens are using muscle enhancing products, according to a study published today in the medical journal Pediatrics. Christy Millweard talked to a Scott County teen who is working to bulk up. Learn more about the study tonight on Heartland News at 9 on Fox 23.

There's one at just about every game, that parent or even grandparent who crosses the line. Not only is it uncomfortable for everyone, it ruins the game and most of all for the kids. Mary-Ann Maloney takes a look at out-of-control parents tonight on Heartland News at 10.

It's a desperate situation in Poplar Bluff. About 100 people just learned they'll soon be without a home. It's a devastating blow right before the holidays, unless a local homeless coalition can find a way to help.

Supporters are saying Illinois is ready more than ever to become the next state to allow same-sex marriage. With Democratic majorities in Springfield, the 16-year-old law banning same-sex marriage might be on its way out the door. Allison Twaits talked to a same-sex couple in Carbondale.

A federal judge today rejected Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.'s request to block part of the federal health care overhaul that requires the arts and craft supply company to provide insurance coverage for the morning-after and week-after birth control pills.

The Boy Scouts still need your help in their Scouting for Food drive. The numbers are in and organizers with the Shawnee District say they took in a couple thousand less than the 35,000 they collected last year.

The Salvation Army's annual turkey drive is underway in Cape Girardeau. Organizers say they are working to provide meals for more than 400 families this year.

Common colds can happen anytime of the year, but we seem to catch more of them during the winter. But doctors said it's not the chilly temperatures that affect the immune system. Here are some tips to stay healthy.

The American Red Cross is offering some safety steps to use while preparing the Thanksgiving feast.

The holiday gatherings are the perfect time to photograph friends and loved ones. Here are some tips to make sure your pictures make the memories last.

Plan your Black Friday shopping trip with our Black Friday Headquarters! Find Black Friday ads for major retailers in the Heartland, store hours, tips, tricks and myths. Plus, find small business deals! Follow #bfhq on Twitter for specials deals in the Heartland!

Have a great night!

Christy Hendricks
Digital Content Director
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS

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