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Willow Lake Mine, Kid hit by SUV, Cape Business break-in

Carly O'Keefe talked to a couple of Willow Creek miners today about their future. Carly O'Keefe talked to a couple of Willow Creek miners today about their future.
A middle school student was hit by an SUV after school on Wednesday. A middle school student was hit by an SUV after school on Wednesday.
This is the latest in a rash of business break-ins in Cape Girardeau (Source: John Broeckling). This is the latest in a rash of business break-ins in Cape Girardeau (Source: John Broeckling).

The Willow Lake Mine near Harrisburg is closing, impacting the jobs of 400 people. Carly O'Keefe talked to a couple of miners today about their future.

Holly Brantley has followed family in Poplar Bluff through the process of seeing the dream of owning come alive. She joins us live at six with more on mutual self-help housing.

It is the ultimate pay-it-forward story. A southern Illinois family once in need is giving back to the Ronald McDonald House.  Allison Twaits reports.

Bob Reeves says temperatures will be increasingly milder into Saturday. 

Federal lawmakers from Mississippi River states hope their meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers addresses the waterway's critically low levels.

Low water on the Mississippi River has prompted the Dorena-Hickman Ferry to exclude commercial trucks from the crossing.

Cape Girardeau police are investigating a break-in and attempted break-in at two separate businesses.

Gov. Jay Nixon says expanding Medicaid eligibility in Missouri is both "the smart thing" and "the right thing to do."

A Powerball ticket sold near Kansas City matched all six Powerball numbers drawn Wednesday night to win half of the $587.5 million jackpot.

An 11-year-old student of Murphysboro Middle School was hit by an SUV Wednesday after school.

Guess who had lunch at the White House today?

Have a great evening,

James Long
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