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Shawnee Forest fire, boaters still missing, officials warn of tax fraud

Fed. officials are warning of potential tax fraud. Fed. officials are warning of potential tax fraud.
A portion of Shawnee Forest continues to burn on Monday. A portion of Shawnee Forest continues to burn on Monday.
Funeral services have been set for Roger Ebert. Funeral services have been set for Roger Ebert.
Monday is Opening Day for the St. Louis Cardinals. Monday is Opening Day for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Good morning!

The weather was very mild as I drove into work bright and early on this Monday. Check in on the Breakfast Show to see if the warm weather is here to stay.

You can also get 24/7 weather updates at kfvs12.com/weather.

A developing story we continue to follow Monday morning is the 14-acre fire in Shawnee National Forest in Jackson County. We'll bring you the latest starting at 4:30 and throughout the morning.

Also, a fire has destroyed a historic theater in Lake of the Ozarks. Get full details at 5:10.

Following that, get details on two boaters still missing after their boat capsized on the Mississippi River over the weekend.

Starting at 5:15, Tyler Profilet will be coming to you live from Busch Stadium in St. Louis to preview Cardinals Opening Day festivities. Tyler will be with us throughout the morning with updates.

Funeral services have been set for famed movie critic, Roger Ebert.

Then at 5:35, we'll have the latest on tensions out of North Korea and two young children trapped under dirt in North Carolina.

Join us for Heartland Health headlines around 5:43 including how the size of a child's plate could influence how much they eat.

At 6:15 get the latest on a plane that crashed into a home in Oklahoma over the weekend.

Join us at 6:45 for 12 minutes of commercial-free news. Monday's topics include new details in the search for Sidney Randall, a Holocaust remembrance set for Monday night at Sikeston Junior High, a recap of the ACM Awards and your Monday forecast to help plan your day.

Head to kfvs12.com for information on warnings of tax fraud. Also, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is scheduled to speak Wednesday at Howard University and family-owned poultry company George's Inc. is announcing changes in its top positions.

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Have a great morning!

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

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