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Murray State bus crash, Mayor wants to clean up Cairo, Abortion protests

Four students were injured after this Murray St. bus overturned (Source: WFIE). Four students were injured after this Murray St. bus overturned (Source: WFIE).
Cairo's mayor wants to clean up his town (Source: David Duty). Cairo's mayor wants to clean up his town (Source: David Duty).
Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators are marching through Washington, D.C. Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators are marching through Washington, D.C.

Good afternoon-Here's what we are working to bring you for tonight's Heartland News:

A scary situation this morning as a Murray State bus overturns in Indiana. We'll have the latest on student injuries tonight at 5.

Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators are marching through Washington to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to protest the landmark decision that legalized abortion.

A Poplar Bluff police officer is being credited with saving the lives of two people from a fire that destroyed an apartment complex in Poplar Bluff.

We'll have new video at five of structure damage from a fire that happened early this morning in Williamson County.

Tearing down or cleaning up burned out or abandoned buildings, it's just one of the things on the to-do list for Cairo's mayor. He's pushing a new plan to clean up his town. We'll have the details tonight at 6.

The investigation into a fire that destroyed a 100-year-old church continues. Water was being pumped out of the church basement to facilitate an investigation of what started the fire.

Bob Reeves has the first forecast at 5:03, and says tomorrow will be cold but sunny.

Because of a Kentucky state law that was approved last year, firearms that are openly displayed can now be carried into facilities that are owned by municipalities.

Vice President Joe Biden is taking the White House's campaign for gun control on the road to Virginia.

Southern Illinois miners who have recently lost their jobs are attending a job fair today. Allison Twaits has the latest on their efforts to get work.

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says his Medicaid fraud unit collected more than $50 million last year.

A former Mo. teacher already accused of secretly videotaping dozens of boys as they undressed at a camp is now facing federal charges.

Chancellor Rita Cheng talks about the latest proposal involving SIU Carbondale going smoke free. Carly O'Keefe has the latest tonight at 5:22.

State health officials say Illinois flu activity continues to be high in a season where the virus struck earlier than usual.

Officials with the Cape Girardeau County Health Department say they just got in their last order of flu shots for this flu season.

A Cape Girardeau woman is out to prove that 60 is the new 40. Her birthday is next week, and she doesn't want to celebrate the big day alone. Crystal Britt's live at 6:06 with her unique way to score a date!

A Poplar Bluff student has completed her associate degree before high school. Holly Brantley joins us live at 6:11 to explain how this unique student accomplished the feat.

It's Friday, and that means Todd Richards has Heartland Hoops!

Have a great night -

James Long
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