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Sequestration, Harrisburg tornado anniversary, Missouri and gun violence

The "sequester," is set to kick in at midnight. The "sequester," is set to kick in at midnight.
This is what Harrisburg, Illinois looked like one year ago. This is what Harrisburg, Illinois looked like one year ago.
Incidents of gun violence in Mo. is up, according to a study. Incidents of gun violence in Mo. is up, according to a study.

Lawmakers left the White House today with no deal in sight. President Obama said that he can't 'Jedi mind meld' a budget deal. Automatic spending cuts are set to begin at midnight. We'll have the latest.

Mayor Eric Gregg says Harrisburg, Illinois is coming back strong one year after the tornado.

A federal judge has awarded $62,000 in legal fees to a Cape Girardeau man in a lawsuit over his flag desecration arrest.

A new study claims Missouri's gun-friendly policies have increased gun violence. Christy Millweard talked to police and has their opinion.

Police are investigating the possibility that a mother with Heartland ties killed her two children before dying in a fire she set in the bedroom of the family's Missouri home. Crystal Britt has the details.

A police officer claims that he was hit by the Johnston City police chief after a verbal altercation.

A man sentenced for murdering his third wife is now in a southern Illinois prison.

The Missouri House has approved an additional $218 million in state spending during the current budget year, which runs through June.

The Illinois Department of Employment Security is closing seven offices across the state, including one in Murphysboro.

The Illinois House of Representatives voted Friday to approve the ban the use of cell phones while driving. The bill now heads to the Senate.

Authorities say a sinkhole opened under a 36-year-old man's bedroom Thursday, swallowing him.

Bonnie Franklin, the pert, redheaded actress whom millions came to identify with for her role on CBS as divorced mom Ann Romano on the long-running sitcom "One Day at a Time," has died.

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