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Cyber Monday, trooper killed, holiday weight, Who's your supervisor?

Americans clicked away on their computers and smartphones for deals today on Cyber Monday, which is expected to be the biggest online shopping day in history. Check out our Cyber Monday Headquarters for websites with last minute deals.

When does your co-worker also count as your supervisor? The Supreme Court may make a final decision on whether to draw a legal line between work colleagues and work managers, at least when it comes to harassment and retaliation claims. We'll have more tonight at 10.

Cookies, pie, stuffing, egg nog...all holiday food favorites. If you're eating these while you trim the tree, it can be difficult to keep a trim waistline. Christy Millweard has some tips on how to avoid extra weight gain during the holidays tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

A Fredericktown man faces several child molestation and rape charges of a young girl.

Illinois State Police say one of its motorcycle troopers is dead after being hit by a passing tractor-trailer during a freeway traffic stop near Litchfield.

A man pleaded guilty in connection with a 2011 arson fire in Malden.

The City of Metropolis expects to reduce its electric rates 10 to 20 percent thanks to an electric conversion that was completed over the summer.

Sportsmen might soon have more access to federal lands and be able to bring home as trophies 41 polar bears killed in Canada before the government started protecting the animals as a threatened species.

'Tis the season! Check out our 2012 Holiday page with lots of holiday stories, recipes, and local events!

Animal shelter volunteers say they see it every year. People bring home a dog or a cat thinking it's the perfect gift. Allison Twaits visited some shelters today where workers suggest keeping in mind adopting a pet is a lifelong commitment.

Bob Reeves says the rain in the area today brings colder temperatures. He says temps will be down in the 20s tonight! Brr!

Find a blanket and join us for Heartland News at 9 on Fox 23 and Heartland News at 10 on KFVS tonight!

Christy Hendricks
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chendricks@kfvs12.com
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS
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