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Ill. House Committee gay marriage vote, lost MLK tapes, food stamps for pets

An Ill. House Committee may vote on same-sex marriage Tuesday. An Ill. House Committee may vote on same-sex marriage Tuesday.
A hot air balloon crashed in Egypt on Tuesday, killing 18 tourists. A hot air balloon crashed in Egypt on Tuesday, killing 18 tourists.
Lost tapes of Martin Luther King Jr. have been discovered. Lost tapes of Martin Luther King Jr. have been discovered.
Winter weather continues to impact the Midwest. Winter weather continues to impact the Midwest.

Happy Tuesday morning to you!

It's a bit rainy here in Cape Girardeau, but the good news is the temperatures aren't all that cold.

We'll have updates throughout the morning on the weather forecast and if the rain will be with us for a while. You can also get full weather coverage at kfvs12.com/weather.

Lots of things happening in the Heartland and around the globe this morning, so let's get right to it.

An Illinois House Committee may vote on Tuesday to legalize same-sex marriage. Click here for more details.

Starting at 4:30, an international story making headlines is the hot air balloon crash in Egypt that killed 18 tourists.

Blizzard-like conditions continue to impact much of the Midwest.

With three days left until $85 billion in automatic federal budget cuts kick in, Congress is being pressured more than ever to work out a deal. Get more details at 4:40.

Starting at 5, we'll have Tyler Profilet coming to you live from Cape Central High School, talking about the latest addition there. Tyler will be checking in live throughout the morning with updates.

New on the Breakfast Show, lost video recordings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have been discovered. Catch the full story at 5:10.

On Monday, Cape Girardeau schools decided to change some dress code requirements. Click here for the full story or join us at 5:35.

Also, a man in New York is being charged with attacking his wife with a meat cleaver in broad daylight.

A program in New Mexico is offering pet food stamps. Hear more around 6:25 on the Breakfast Show.

Catch our 12 minute, commercial free block of news, weather and information starting every morning at 6:48. Today we'll be talking prescription drug fraud in Paducah, Medicaid expansion in Missouri and the latest weather forecasts for the Heartland.

Check in with kfvs12.com and our free mobile app throughout the day to stay updated on all the latest local and national headlines.

I hope you have a fantastic Tuesday and don't forget your umbrella this morning, just in case!

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

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