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Fatal Ripley County crash, rabies in the Heartland, assault weapons ban

One person was killed, one was injured in a Ripley Co. crash. One person was killed, one was injured in a Ripley Co. crash.
Hundreds of Christmas trees were dumped into an Ill. lake. Hundreds of Christmas trees were dumped into an Ill. lake.
Missouri may consider a "helmet holiday". Missouri may consider a "helmet holiday".
An assault weapons ban heads to the Senate. An assault weapons ban heads to the Senate.

Hello to you and welcome to Friday!

The weekend is almost upon us and Brian Alworth will keep you posted on the weekend forecast for the Heartland on the Breakfast Show.

Also be sure to check out kfvs12.com/weather or download our free weather app to stay tuned in to weather conditions.

Lots of stories headed your way on the Breakfast Show and at kfvs12.com so let's get right to it!

New on the Breakfast Show, we'll have details on a fatal Ripley County crash that happened Thursday night.

Also, a new warning has been issued for rabies in the Heartland.

Starting at 5, we'll have Carly O'Keefe live with updates on the rising river levels and then at 6, she'll have a report on women in the workplace. Catch Carly throughout the morning with new details.

The Kentucky Cluster All-Breed Dog Show takes place this weekend in Louisville.

Join us around 5:20, or click here, for new details on the assault weapons ban that is now headed to the full Senate.

Catch Heartland Health headlines at 5:45 including which caffeinated drinks can help prevent strokes.

Do you think your rent is too high? You're not alone. Find out more at 6:05.

Also, Missouri lawmakers are considering a "helmet holiday" to help boost state revenue. Click here for the full story.

A mom sent her kids to school with "punishment shirts" and the school was not happy about it. Find out why at 6:30.

We'll bring you our 12 minute, commercial-free block of news, weather and info starting at 6:45 this morning. You can't get news coverage like this anywhere else in the Heartland!

Head to kfvs12.com for the latest on free soul food programs to be held in Kentucky. Also, President Obama is wanting cars to be weaned off oil and find out why hundreds of Christmas trees were dumped into Rend Lake.

Thank you for being with us and I hope you have a safe and relaxing weekend!

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

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