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No mail on Saturdays, Gay scouts decision delayed, Quinn wants to raise min. wage to $10/hr.

USPS announced today it will be discontinuing mail on Saturdays. USPS announced today it will be discontinuing mail on Saturdays.
There is still no decision from the Boy Scouts on allowing gay scouts and leaders. There is still no decision from the Boy Scouts on allowing gay scouts and leaders.
Gov. Quinn wants to raise minimum wage in Illinois to $10/hr. Gov. Quinn wants to raise minimum wage in Illinois to $10/hr.

The U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays, but continue to deliver packages six days a week. We'll have team coverage tonight at 5-as Tyler Profilet got reaction today from customers and Todd Tummina talked to a retired postmaster in Poplar Bluff.

The Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday it needed more time to decide if it will admit gay scouts and leaders.

During the Illinois state of the state address today, Gov. Pat Quinn proposed raising Illinois' minimum wage from $8.25 to $10 an hour. Businesses aren't so keen on the idea.

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear will deliver the annual State of the Commonwealth speech to a joint session of the Legislature tonight.

Bob Reeves says rain could move into your area sometime tomorrow afternoon-evening.

Reports are coming out that say one out of every 39 homes in Illinois went into foreclosure last year. Today, Allison Twaits found out what some families deal with when facing home foreclosure. She'll have the details at 5 and 6.

The military's suicide rate is reportedly the highest its been in years. Arnold Wyrick talked to VA officials today in Marion about military suicide prevention strategies.

An elementary school in Jackson has taken steps to enhance its security to protect students. Christy Millweard has the details tonight at 9 and 10.

Today was the big signing day in College sports. Todd Richards has the details on who is going where this fall.

You won't want to miss this story at 5:11-a parent is demanding answers after her child reportedly comes home from school with her shoes duct taped to her feet!

Local health centers report higher than normal cases of flu this year, and some families are also turning to home remedies or even ice cream!  Holly Brantley talked to a Stoddard County family today who swears by the onion method! She'll have the details at 6:11.

Crystal Britt has a story of inspiration tonight at 6, where three brothers have went from living in car to being given a second chance by a forever family.

Have a great night -

James Long
KFVS12.com Digital Content Producer
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