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Flooding in the Heartland, Ill. voting age change, trash truck crashes into home

Flooding continues to be a problem for many throughout the Heartland. Flooding continues to be a problem for many throughout the Heartland.
Lawmakers could vote to change the voting age in the state of Illinois. Lawmakers could vote to change the voting age in the state of Illinois.
A trash truck crashed into a woman's home in Ohio. A trash truck crashed into a woman's home in Ohio.
The TSA has delayed allowing small knives on planes for now. The TSA has delayed allowing small knives on planes for now.

Welcome to Tuesday!

It was a little cooler and breezy early this morning as I drove into work. What does the weather have in mind for the rest of today? Find out this morning on the Breakfast Show.

You can stay in tune with the weather 24/7 at kfvs12.com/weather.

Kentucky's former Agriculture Commissioner is in legal trouble. Find out more at 4:30.

Following that, learn more about an Illinois proposal that would change the voting age to 17 for primary elections.

With child abuse rates on the rise, advocates against abuse took to the streets of Carbondale for a march. Get the full story at 4:45.

Then at 5, we'll have Tyler Profilet live with details on area river stages and how flooding continues to be a problem for many people in the Heartland.

At 5:30, get a special report on how to prepare for natural disasters.

Catch Heartland Health headlines at 5:46 including how some women are more at risk for eye diseases than men.

At 6, we'll have continuing coverage of the flooding throughout the Heartland and what it means for area residents.

We'll also bring you the latest details on the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

In Ohio, a woman survived a trash truck crashing into her home. Hear her story at 6:22.

You can get 12 minutes of commercial-free news starting this morning at 6:45. Tuesday's topics include a new Missouri budget plan that would change how concealed weapon permits are issued, the latest in the Canadian terror plot and the decision by the TSA to delay allowing knives on planes.

Check out kfvs12.com for details on taxi vouchers available for those wanting to party at the Kentucky Derby. Also, a missing Illinois woman was found in New York state and Missouri senators have voted against federal Medicaid expansion.

Click here to join our live stream of the Breakfast Show from 4:30 to 7 a.m.

Have a nice morning!

Jen Baird
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KFVS12-Heartland News
jenniferbaird@kfvs12.com

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