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East Prairie seniors give away trip money, George Jones' first guitar, family catches burglary on iPad

Seniors at East Prairie High School have decided to donate the money for their class trip. Seniors at East Prairie High School have decided to donate the money for their class trip.
What is allegedly George Jones' first guitar is in the Heartland News studio for a special report. What is allegedly George Jones' first guitar is in the Heartland News studio for a special report.
A family caught a burglary in progress on an iPad. A family caught a burglary in progress on an iPad.
A motorcycle campaign in Illinois is aimed at saving lives and preventing accidents. A motorcycle campaign in Illinois is aimed at saving lives and preventing accidents.
A new phone app can help you be at the Kentucky Derby, even if you can't be there. A new phone app can help you be at the Kentucky Derby, even if you can't be there.

Happy Thursday to you!

Brian Alworth says there's a pretty good chance this nice, mild weather won't be around through the weekend. Get your full forecast throughout the Breakfast Show or head to kfvs12.com/weather.

Three friends of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect have been arrested in connection to the case. We'll have the latest details for you at 4:30.

Then at 4:36, find out why seniors at East Prairie High School have decided to give away their class trip money to charity.

A "betologist" may be able to help you out with making bets for the Kentucky Derby. Get a full report on this at 4:45.

Tyler Profilet will have a special story this morning on the Breakfast Show about a guitar that is said to be the first one owned by George Jones. Tune in starting at 5:21 to learn more!

Police in Tulsa found an alligator in a parked car at a community college. We'll have the full story for you at 5:30.

Following that, get the story behind a 6-year-old in Tennessee who was paralyzed by his seat belt in a car crash.

An oil spill in Doniphan is still under investigation Thursday morning. We'll have the latest at 6. 

At 6:15, a family that installed a security system in their home got a big surprise when they tuned in to check on things from their iPad.

We'll bring you 12 minutes of commercial-free news starting at 6:45. Thursday's topics include the latest on Wednesday's May Day protests, the death of Chris Kelly, the bomb threat investigation at SIU Carbondale and much more.

Over at kfvs12.com you can get details on a motorcycle campaign aimed at saving lives. Also, a new phone app puts you at the Kentucky Derby even if you can't actually be there and hunting and fishing license sales hit a new record last month in Kentucky.

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Hope you have a nice morning!

Jen Baird
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