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George Jones dead at 81, SUV in creek, nickel worth millions

Country music legend George Jones died Friday at 81. Country music legend George Jones died Friday at 81.
An SUV ended up in a Cape Girardeau creek on Friday morning. (Source: Dan Johnson, Heartland News) An SUV ended up in a Cape Girardeau creek on Friday morning. (Source: Dan Johnson, Heartland News)
A very old nickel has fetched millions at an auction. A very old nickel has fetched millions at an auction.

Good morning to you, friends!

Hope you're having a great Friday. The weather is not exactly the greatest today, but it looks like things will change by Sunday. Learn more at noon or check out kfvs12.com/weather.

Country music legend George Jones died Friday morning at the age of 81.

An SUV landed in a Cape Girardeau creek Friday. Click here for full details.

Join us at noon for the latest on the lone Missouri Prairie Chicken that can't find a mate and find out how you can adopt a friend through Heartland Pets! 

Head to kfvs12.com for details on a rare nickel that brought in over $3 million at auction. Also, a new study says over 80 million people can't afford medical services and spring turkey season numbers are down in Missouri.

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