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Rabies on the rise in southeast Mo., Mit Romney's new job, woman killed by lion

Mit Romney has a new job working for his son. Mit Romney has a new job working for his son.
Ameren Ill. is offering a new payment plan to customers. Ameren Ill. is offering a new payment plan to customers.
Gov. Pat Quinn gave his budget address on Wednesday. Gov. Pat Quinn gave his budget address on Wednesday.
A used car dealer in Missouri is accused of rolling back the miles on cars. A used car dealer in Missouri is accused of rolling back the miles on cars.

Good morning!

It's pretty cold out, but it looks like it's going to warm up over the next few days. Get full details on the weather at kfvs12.com/weather and also get updates this morning throughout the Breakfast Show.

We'll be bringing you the latest local and national headlines on air and at kfvs12.com. Here's a preview of what we've got in the works:

There's a concern about the number of animals with rabies in southeast Missouri.

Click here for details on Gov. Quinn's budget address on Wednesday or join us at 4:36 for a recap.

Also, starting at 5, we'll have Carly O'Keefe live in our southern Illinois newsroom discussing the governor's budget address and what it could mean for you. Carly will be with us throughout the morning with updates.

Mit Romney has a new job. We'll tell you about it at 5:30.

Ameren Illinois is offering customers a new payment plan. Click here for the story or catch it at 5:40.

We'll also have Heartland Health headlines coming your way including the link between processed meat and premature death.

At 6, we'll have details on a Missouri used car dealership accused of rolling back the odometers on cars. Get the full report at 6:05.

Also, the search continues for a new pope, phone app revenue is expected to be in the billions this year and a woman was killed by a lion in California on Wednesday.

Catch our 12 minute, commercial free block of news, weather and info every morning at 6:45. Thursday we'll be talking national budget issues, the collapse of a historic building in Chaffee and the upcoming announcement of big changes to Facebook.

Head over to kfvs12.com for information on a Ky. military museum set to reopen Saturday. Also, a man has been arrested for a 2012 shooting and the Chicago Transit Authority is offering apprenticeships to former offenders.

Thanks for being with us and I hope you have a fabulous Thursday!

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

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