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IL gun owners ready for conceal/carry, Rescued dog gets help, Obama signs $9.7M bill

Hundreds of gun owners and enthusiasts packed the Pavilion of the City of Marion over the weekend to buy guns and apply for FOID cards. But, it's the right to carry a concealed weapon in Illinois that gun owners are still waiting for the right to do. Arnold Wyrick has the details tonight on Heartland News.

A key Illinois lawmaker says legislation restricting assault weapons isn't likely to come up in the final days of the lame-duck session.

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Representative Bill Enyart will be briefed tomorrow about the work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Illinois.

Several people were injured in a crash Saturday night in western Kentucky.

A dog that was rescued by a Kennett boy in September will now be taken to a handicapped animal facility for further treatment.

A massive search for a missing 6-year-old Missouri boy ends well after rescuers find him huddled in a ditch with his two dogs lying on top of him to keep him warm.

Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon hosted an open house with nearly 6,000 people attending over two days. Officials say nearly 100 new jobs were added.

Despite the town's pleas to stop sending gifts, trucks have been arriving daily at Newtown, CT with tokens of support from across the world.

President Barack Obama has signed into law a $9.7 billion bill to pay flood insurance claims from Superstorm Sandy.

After four months, and a straight 16-hours of tense talks, the NHL and its players finally achieved their elusive deal early Sunday morning. Josh Frydman has the details.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says tomorrow will be mostly sunny and a little warmer by the afternoon!

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