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Winter weather impacts Heartland, 2 overnight fires in Cape and Scott City, apps to cut paper mail

Thursday's winter weather caused damage throughout the area, but things are expected to be better Friday. Thursday's winter weather caused damage throughout the area, but things are expected to be better Friday.
Facebook addiction impacts many Americans. Facebook addiction impacts many Americans.
Two separate fires damaged homes in Cape Girardeau and Scott City overnight. Two separate fires damaged homes in Cape Girardeau and Scott City overnight.

It's finally Friday!

This morning at Heartland News, our focus is still on weather as the area recovers from the sleet, rain and ice that came through on Thursday.

We have full coverage of the winter weather and the damages it caused online and we will also be bringing you live coverage on the Breakfast Show so be sure to tune in for complete details.

Two separate house fires broke out overnight, one in Cape Girardeau and one in Scott City, Mo. We'll have the latest available details on those fires online and on the Breakfast Show for you.

Also, we'll tell you about some phone apps that can help you get rid of unwanted paper mail.

Starting at 5, Carly O'Keefe will be out and about tracking weather and road conditions and damage that occurred from Thursday's winter storm in the area. Carly will be live with us throughout the morning updating you on the current conditions.

Major cuts will kick in soon for federal spending if a last-minute budget decision is not agreed upon by lawmakers.

At 5:30, we'll be talking Facebook addiction and how it impacts people in their daily lives.

Catch Heartland Health headlines around 5:40 to learn which age group the latest flu shot may not cover.

The winter weather is allegedly to blame for a fire on the strip in Carbondale.

At 6:10, we'll have the latest information on the sentencing of Drew Peterson for the murder of his third wife.

Also this morning, we'll keep you updated on the latest weather conditions, the newest details on Illinois Medicaid cuts and why some are now calling gun ammunition a 'hot commodity'.

Stay tuned to kfvs12.com and our mobile weather and news apps to stay updated throughout the day.

Also be sure to send your pictures of the weather and damage it may have caused to our cNews page at kfvs12.com!

I hope you have a great Friday and a safe and wonderful weekend.

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

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