Good afternoon everyone,
We learned this morning a Bernie man's death was ruled a homicide and authorities have arrested two suspects. You can Click Here and make sure to watch tonight at 5, 9 and 10 for more.
The story causing a stir on our Facebook page today: Gov. Jay Nixon's budget recommends more than $2.6 million for nearly 60 additional positions within the Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Services program at facilities in Farmington and Fulton, Mo. Todd Tumminia talked to some Heartland moms concerned with this recommendation. Watch tonight at 5 and 9.
Arnold Wyrick talked with the regional director of AFSCME about the preparation of possible strikes if there's no progress this week on contract talks.
Gas prices are high throughout the Heartland, with no drop in sight. Click Here to find the lowest prices near you.
If you missed it last night, Crystal Britt talked with a New Madrid man who witnessed the big NASCAR crash yesterday. He told us it was his first time at a NASCAR event and described what he saw as the cars come down the stretch.
Check out our Heartland Cooks recipe for this week. We profiled a pair from Piedmont, Mo. and their recipe for Venison Hobo Casserole.
The 85th Annual Academy Awards are tonight. It will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane, known for voicing most of the characters on the animated show Family Guy, which airs on Fox. You can Click Here to see a list of the top category nominees.
That's all for now, have a good evening!