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Possible severe weather, Boy Scout gay ban, human remains investigation

Possible severe weather, Boy Scout gay ban, human remains investigation

Boy Scouts of America is considering lifting its ban on gays being involved in scouting. Boy Scouts of America is considering lifting its ban on gays being involved in scouting.
A $50.5 billion Hurricane Sandy relief package has been passed by Congress. A $50.5 billion Hurricane Sandy relief package has been passed by Congress.
Get the latest tips on how to celebrate the Super Bowl this year. Get the latest tips on how to celebrate the Super Bowl this year.

It's another blustery morning and still unseasonably warm for the end of January! Usually that means one thing: severe weather could be headed our way. 

Brian is in with us this morning and he'll have your latest weather outlook as well as what we can expect in the way of storms and severe weather today and tomorrow.

Remember, you can check the weather 24/7 at our online weather center. We also have weather email alerts available and a KFVS weather app for your smart phone so you can stay up-to-date on the latest weather conditions.

It's a busy morning here in the KFVS12 newsroom as we work to bring you the latest stories. Here's some things we're working on:

A developing story we continue to follow is the possible lift of a ban of gays in Boy Scouts. Tune in at 4:30 for the latest details on this controversial story.

Another national headline we're following on the Breakfast Show is the approval of a $50.5 billion relief package for Hurricane Sandy victims. At 4:40 we'll have a report on where the bill goes next and what the money will mean for victims. 

Ever feel like you're overqualified for the job you have? At 4:45 we'll tell you about how nearly half of Americans really are overqualified for their job and why this has become a problem in the U.S.

Of course a big local story is Gov. Nixon's State of the State address on Monday evening. On the Breakfast Show at 5, we'll tell you about some of Nixon's proposals and how those proposals will impact Missourians. 

Also at 5, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton is wanting to push forward with a pension overhaul very soon because he says Illinois has the worst pension problem in the nation.

Join us at 5:20 as we tell you which national restaurant chain will be rolling out a new line of 'comfort food' at a grocery store near you. 

We'll bring you the latest health news at 5:45, including women who could be at higher risk for breast and ovarian cancer and how to dine out without gaining extra weight.

Are you a Randy Travis fan? Join us right after health news for the details on Travis' latest trouble with the law.

President Obama is asking "Backers with Badges" to join his efforts for new gun control measures. We'll have the full story for you at 6.

Also, police are currently investigating human remains found by hikers by a levy in Oklahoma near the Arkansas River. Tune in at 6:05 for more on the mysterious remains.

Other stories we'll have for you during the 6 o'clock hour: a possible new base in North Africa for American spy drones, new jobs coming to Missouri and tips on how to prepare for the upcoming Super Bowl. 

As always, we love hearing from our viewers and one way you can keep in touch with us is to send your pictures in to our cNews page at kfvs12.com. The possibility of upcoming severe weather can make for some interesting pictures so be sure to send us pictures of the weather in your area. 

Catch our live stream of the Breakfast Show on our homepage at kfvs12.com from your computer or iPad.

Have a superb day and be careful out there! 

Jen Baird
Digital Content Producer
KFVS12-Heartland News 

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