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A  new web site is dedicated to increasing the number of American made products. A new web site is dedicated to increasing the number of American made products.
A strange shooting in California is still under investigation Wednesday. A strange shooting in California is still under investigation Wednesday.
Americans respond to cyber attacks from China. Americans respond to cyber attacks from China.
New polls reflect how Ill. residents feel about various government issues. New polls reflect how Ill. residents feel about various government issues.

Good Wednesday morning to you!

One of our top stories is one we first brought to you on Tuesday. A large explosion in Kansas City caused a fire and has left several injured and 2 people missing. We'll have the latest at 4:30.

Following that, we'll tell you about the new tornado sirens Cape Girardeau will be getting later this year.

Also, a bizarre shooting spree in California is still under investigation Wednesday morning.

Starting at 5, Carly O'Keefe will be live with us from our southern Illinois newsroom talking about results from public polls taken in Illinois regarding various issues. Carly will be with us throughout the Breakfast Show with live updates on that. 

An investigation is underway into how a young girl in Oregon caught fire while in the hospital. Tune in at 5 to find out how an item you probably use every day may be to blame.

With so many products being made overseas, a new web site is now dedicated to matching American factories with American designers to help boost American made product numbers.

Catch Heartland Health headlines around 5:40 this morning including information on who may be most likely to catch a cold.

Tune in around 6:15 as Lauren Keith tests the Sobakawa Pillow on Does it Work Wednesday. This pillow test has been in high demand, so you don't want to miss it!

At 6:48, don't forget about our 12 minute, commercial free block of news, weather and information including a memorial in Farmington, Mo. for a man killed in a police shootout and the American response to cyber attacks from China.

Brian Alworth will have Heartland forecasts for you throughout the morning. You can also get up-to-the-minute weather coverage at kfvs12.com/weather.

Check out our live stream of the Breakfast Show at kfvs12.com from your computer or iPad.

I hope you have a great Wednesday!

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

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