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Southeast Mo. food bank grant, controlled burns in Ky., explosion at Illinois manufacturing plant

A southeast Mo. food bank has received a large grant. A southeast Mo. food bank has received a large grant.
Controlled burns are planned for Daniel Boone National Forest. Controlled burns are planned for Daniel Boone National Forest.
An explosion at an Ill. manufacturing plant left two people critically injured. An explosion at an Ill. manufacturing plant left two people critically injured.
Illinois health officials are urging women and girls to test for HIV/AIDS. Illinois health officials are urging women and girls to test for HIV/AIDS.

Good Friday morning to you!

The weekend is just around the corner and it's looking like the weather is going to start warming up which is great news in my book. We'll have your complete Heartland weather outlook on air during the Breakfast Show and also at kfvs12.com/weather.

A big story we continue to follow this morning: Osama bin Laden's son-in-law has been brought to the U.S. for trial.

Also, officials will be conducting controlled burns in Daniel Boone National Forest. Click here or join us at 4:35 for details.

Starting at 5, we'll have Carly O'Keefe live on location at the Southeast Missouri Food Bank Office with details about a large grant being received there. Carly will be with us throughout the morning with updates, so stay tuned!

Also, Subaru is recalling cars they say are at risk of starting themselves.

More details are available this morning at 5:35 on the lion attack in California that killed a young intern on Wednesday.

Join us for Heartland Health for information on how cash can be an incentive to lose weight.

During the 6 o'clock hour we'll have details on Marion school cuts, new sanctions put on North Korea and an explosion at a southwest Illinois manufacturing plant.

Catch 12 minutes of commercial free news, weather and info starting at 6:45 on the Breakfast Show. You won't find this type of coverage anywhere else in the Heartland!

Head to kfvs12.com for details on the Bucks for Bright Ideas competition in Kentucky, why Illinois is urging women and girls to test for HIV/AIDS and learn about a bushbaby born in the Chicago Zoo.

Don't forget to set your clocks forward this weekend for Daylight Saving Time. I hope you have a safe and wonderful weekend!

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

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