Texas plant explosion, historic cancer study, heated Ill. gun debate

Many are feared dead, injured in a Texas plant explosion.
Many are feared dead, injured in a Texas plant explosion.
A cancer study will give southeast Missourians a chance to get involved.
A cancer study will give southeast Missourians a chance to get involved.
The gun control debate heats up in Illinois.
The gun control debate heats up in Illinois.

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It was very breezy and very humid on my drive into work early this morning. Could this mean spring storms are on the way? Brian Alworth will have your full forecast on the Breakfast Show.

You can also get full details on the weather at kfvs12.com/weather.

A developing overnight story that we continue to follow Thursday morning is the explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas. Click here or tune in at 4:30 for full coverage and the latest details.

Following that, we'll have the latest on the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings as well as the Wednesday ruling by the Supreme Court on blood testing.

Starting at 5, find out what some Illinois residents are doing to prepare for possible floods and get full details on the Amber Alert issued Wednesday for an Illinois boy.

At 5:15, we'll bring you details on what many are calling a historic cancer study and how people in southeast Missouri can get involved.

Feel like you pay too much for your TV and Internet services? A special report at 5:33 shows how you can ensure you don't overpay.

Join us at 6 for continued coverage of the Texas plant explosion.

Iowa farmers could be footing the bill for accidents that happen on their property. Get the full story at 6:15.

Tune in around 6:30 for the story of some students who helped their principal, who was running in the Boston Marathon when the explosions took place, cross the finish line.

Starting at 6:45, you can get 12 minutes of commercial-free news. Thursday's topics include the heated Illinois gun debate, Old Town Cape's Commercial Open House, the forecast for Thursday and how you can prepare for possible storms ahead.

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Jen Baird
Digital Content Producer
KFVS12-Heartland News
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