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Mandela hospitalized, sentencing in Mt. Vernon robbery, Ill. motorcycle safety program

Nelson Mandela was hospitalized early Thursday morning. Nelson Mandela was hospitalized early Thursday morning.
Ill. has started a new motorcycle safety program. Ill. has started a new motorcycle safety program.
Kentucky hosts a special bourbon bottle display. Kentucky hosts a special bourbon bottle display.
The Supreme Court continues to hear arguments in same-sex marriage cases. The Supreme Court continues to hear arguments in same-sex marriage cases.

Good morning and happy Thursday!

It was actually not too cold as I drove into work this morning, so is this a sign that temperatures are going to finally be spring-like? Brian Alworth will have your full forecast for today and the rest of the week throughout the Breakfast Show.

On the international stage: Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, was hospitalized early Thursday morning with more lung complications. Click here for the full story.

During the 5 o'clock hour of the Breakfast Show, join us for the latest on what's being called the world's largest cyberattack. Also, a couple in North Carolina is facing jail time for road rage and you can catch what's trending online Thursday morning at 5:45.

Then at 6, new details on a sentence handed down in the case of a bank robbery in Mt. Vernon.

Also, learn more about school protests in Chicago and the shower strike in Kenya.

At 6:15, you can catch the most recent developments as the Supreme Court hears arguments in landmark same-sex marriage cases.

Tune in at 6:45 for our 12 minute, commercial-free block of news. This morning we'll be talking Kentucky hemp laws, Missouri tax credits and Brian will have your forecast for Thursday so you can plan out your day.

Head to kfvs12.com for stories on a new Illinois motorcycle safety program, a ceramic bourbon bottle exhibit in Kentucky, and a state grant for nursing assistants.

Catch our live stream of the Breakfast Show by clicking here.

I hope you have a great morning!

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

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