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Tornado Watch, Head on crash, No fire protection

The watch counties as of 4 p.m. Sunday The watch counties as of 4 p.m. Sunday
A head on collision injured two people today (Source: Mike Mohundro) A head on collision injured two people today (Source: Mike Mohundro)
Saline County will not have Harrisburg's fire protection starting in mid-2013 (Source: Saline County SO) Saline County will not have Harrisburg's fire protection starting in mid-2013 (Source: Saline County SO)

A Tornado Watch is in effect until 9p.m. Sunday for parts of the Heartland - Bob, Jaime and Laura are keeping an eye on the radar for you and will have the latest tonight at 5!

A head on collision sent two people to the hospital Sunday morning. Soon afterward, there was another 2-car crash right up the road.

Authorities say a Wardell, Missouri man is facing a number of sexual assault charges.

The Harrisburg city council has decided to no longer provide fire protection to people outside the city limits starting in July 2013. Arnold Wyrick talks to folks in Saline County about the changes.

The long time mayor of Du Quoin has decided it's time to step down. Mayor John Rednour is set to retire in February 2013.

A two vehicle wreck with injuries in Scott County Saturday ends with one driver facing assault charges.

 

Thousands of people came to support those across the world today in Cape Girardeau. Todd Tumminia has the details.

At the VFW Post in Murphysboro, 48 soldiers and families had hot meals, toys for the kids along with raffles. It was all to raise money for family support readiness for this National Guard Unit.

 

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met Sunday at the White House to discuss the ongoing negotiations over the impending "fiscal cliff."

Meanwhile, Mitt Romney's '47 percent' has been chosen as year's best quote.

This week's Heartland Cook comes from Popeye's hometown, Chester, Illinois. Jean Wilson says she was a cook at a local hospital for 25 years. During that time, Jean earned the nickname "The Baking Queen."

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says his team is grieving over the death of linebacker Jerry Brown. Brown was from St. Louis.

Students from Chicago and the rest of Illinois are increasingly calling the University of Missouri home.

Josh Frydman has the highlights of the Rams come from behind win, as well as Chiefs, Bears and Titans highlights!

Have a great evening -

James Long

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