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Body found in Mississippi River, Should Ill. cities decide on concealed weapons?, Blessing of the Bikes

A male body was found in the Mississippi River Sunday (Source: Photojournalist Mike Mohundro). A male body was found in the Mississippi River Sunday (Source: Photojournalist Mike Mohundro).
Quinn says cities should decide on concealed weapons. Quinn says cities should decide on concealed weapons.
Today was the Blessing of the Bikes at Bald Knob Cross (Source: Photojournalist Mike Mohundro). Today was the Blessing of the Bikes at Bald Knob Cross (Source: Photojournalist Mike Mohundro).

Late breaking into our newsroom this afternoon, a body has been found in the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau. Todd Tumminia will be live at 5 p.m. at the river with the latest details.

The Mississippi River flood stage in Cape Girardeau is down just below 42 feet Sunday. Current predictions have it down around 38 feet by Friday, but that's still above flood stage.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says tonight will be mostly clear, but watch for possible patchy fog by daybreak.

The 21st Annual Blessing of the Bikes at Bald Knob Cross of Peace in Alto Pass, Illinois drew thousands of people from nearby states on Sunday.

Reports say Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is holding fast to his position that legislation calling for the carrying of concealed weapons should allow city governments to decide their own standards. Arnold Wyrick talked to southern Illinois city leaders about the issue today.

Some are saying to let voters decide on background checks for gun owners.

Kentucky transportation officials say a tractor-trailer has overturned on Interstate 69 the former WKY Parkway in Caldwell County.

Leaders in southwest Illinois fear growing budget pressures in Washington could affect the future of Scott Air Force Base.

The father of the two Boston bombing suspects said Sunday that he has postponed a trip from Russia to the United States.

Apple's trademark music store iTunes turns 10 this weekend.

A man is injured following an alleged drunk driving crash in McCracken County.

The Redhawks took on Jacksonville State today. Josh Frydman has highlights in sports.

This week's Heartland Cook is from the KFVS family. You may remember Christy (Hendricks) Russell from her reporting a few years back. Now she's mainly behind the scenes working as our Digital Content Director.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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