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River woes, Deadly fire investigation, Mild weather

The Mississippi River today at Chester, Illinois (Source: Mike Mohundro) The Mississippi River today at Chester, Illinois (Source: Mike Mohundro)

Low water on the Mississippi River has forced the Dorena-Hickman Ferry to reduce operating hours in the afternoon.

Elected officials from states along the Mississippi River this week said additional releases from the Missouri River are needed to keep vital barge traffic moving in coming months.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says tomorrow will be partly cloudy, windy and mild with highs in the 70s.

Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused a deadly fire that killed two young brothers in Bunker, Missouri.

Investigators are on the lookout for someone accused of trying to rob a Doniphan bank.

A Perryville taxidermist who is also a police officer is facing charges of stealing from clients.

Two people were killed in a traffic crash in Saline County on Saturday evening.

A Piedmont man is in trouble with the law following an ATV crash near Van Buren.

Kansas City Chiefs fans were tailgating, yet mourning, after yesterday's murder-suicide involving a player and his girlfriend.

A member of the Cleveland Browns' grounds crew killed himself at their practice facility, a team spokesman said Sunday.

Conrail crews studied reported signal problems at a New Jersey railroad bridge the day before a train derailment that caused a toxic chemical leak, federal investigators said Sunday.

The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season that spawned the destruction of Sandy and Isaac has come to an end as one for the record books.

The Rams and 49ers went into overtime today. Josh Frydman will have the details on that game plus the Bears, Chiefs, Titans games tonight on Heartland Sports.

David Letterman's "stupid human tricks" and Top 10 lists are being vaulted into the ranks of cultural achievements as the CBS late night comedian receives this year's Kennedy Center Honors with six other artists.

Have a great night - 

James Long
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