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Tornado in Mississippi, estate tax for farmers, Grammy Awards bring big performances and surprises

More than 10 people were injured after a tornado hit Hattiesburg, Miss. on Sunday. More than 10 people were injured after a tornado hit Hattiesburg, Miss. on Sunday.
The Civil War Celebration took place in Anna, Ill. this weekend. The Civil War Celebration took place in Anna, Ill. this weekend.
Music's biggest night took place on Sunday with some big performances and even bigger surprises. Music's biggest night took place on Sunday with some big performances and even bigger surprises.

Good Monday morning to you!

If you're anything like me, it was a bit of a challenge to get up this morning, but I powered through and made it into the newsroom where we've got some great stories headed your way on the Breakfast Show and at kfvs12.com!

Some things we're working to bring you this morning:

The man charged with a double murder in Cape Girardeau late last week is due in court today. We'll bring you the full details at 4:30.

Damage and devastation remain after a tornado swept through Mississippi on Sunday. We'll have a full report for you on that. 

Also, a man is recovering this morning following a bar brawl and stabbing in Illinois over the weekend

At 4:40, we'll give you a recap of the Civil War Celebration in Anna, Ill

The fiscal cliff was a top story for months, but how does it impact farmers? Beginning at 5 this morning, we'll have live reports from Tyler Profilet who is in Charleston talking about estate taxes and what they mean for area farmers.

A big story making national headlines is the helicopter crash in California that killed three people. Find out the latest details at 5:20.

Following that, we'll tell you which Kentucky bourbon maker will be watering down its product to meet global demands.

At 5:40, you can catch the latest health headlines on Heartland Health, including a new obesity drug and how some men can avoid prostate cancer. 

Join us at 6:15 for a full recap of the biggest night in music as the Grammy Awards took over Sunday night

At 6:48 we'll have a full 12-minute, commercial free block of news, weather and information coming your way. Heartland News is the only news station in the area with that kind of coverage!

All KFVS newscasts stream live at kfvs12.com from your computer or iPad. Just head to our homepage and click on the live stream at the top of the page. 

Be sure to check our kfvs12.com homepage throughout the day as we update you with the latest local and national headlines as well as up-to-the-minute weather and much more.

I hope Monday isn't too rough on you and I'll talk with you soon!

Jen Baird
Digital Content Producer
KFVS12-Heartland News
jenniferbaird@kfvs12.com

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