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Opening Day at Busch Stadium, forest fire completely contained, man reunited with guitar 28 years later

Cardinals Opening Day was today. We have a slideshow of pictures of fans throughout the Heartland. Cardinals Opening Day was today. We have a slideshow of pictures of fans throughout the Heartland.
A 14 acre fire at the Shawnee National Forest is now completely contained as of this evening. A 14 acre fire at the Shawnee National Forest is now completely contained as of this evening.
Leroy Henry with his guitar he lost 28 years ago. Leroy Henry with his guitar he lost 28 years ago.
Three Indian engineering students have designed anti-rape underwear. (Source: YouTube) Three Indian engineering students have designed anti-rape underwear. (Source: YouTube)

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The Cardinals opened the home portion of their schedule today against the Cincinnati Reds. In honor of Opening Day, we have put together a slideshow of Cardinals game pictures sent to us by viewers. You can send us your game day pictures to cNews@kfvs12.com. Don't forget to include your name and where you're from!

North Korea threats could hit closer to home than you think. One Heartland man lives in South Korea and tells us what the mood is like there. Christy Millweard talked to him and will have more tonight at 9 and 10.

Tomorrow, Illinois voters will head to the polls to decide local issues and pick leaders. This includes Randolph County, where voters will decide if they want to pay for improvements to the school. Tune in tonight at 9 and 10 when Arnold Wyrick previews the decision.

A 14-acre fire at the Shawnee National Forest is now completely contained as of this evening. According to Pat York, public information officer with the Shawnee National Forest, investigators said the fire is "human-caused."

The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Department of Public Safety is investigating an aggravated battery they happened Saturday, April 6 in the Free Forum Area south of Anthony Hall.

Making national headlines, portrait studios inside Sears have closed unexpectedly. The operator, CPI Corp., has gone out of business after more than 60 years, and the company previously had warned its creditors that bankruptcy and liquidation was possible.

From Texas, a story about a man reunited with his beloved guitar 28 years later. Leroy Henry bought his brand new Dean Bel Air guitar at Billy's Band-Aid on Ave. Q in 1983 for $1,000 with the help of his dad. Although the store is now closed, Henry planned to have the guitar forever but in 1986 his world was turned upside down.

In international news, three engineering students at SRM University in Chennai have invented a set of electrified underwear to help prevent rape. The "anti-rape underwear" is designed to shock rapists and alert a victim's family of the sexual assault.

Amber Ruch
County News Digital Content Producer
aruch@kfvs12.com
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS

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