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Heartland holiday events, Cape homicide mystery, Ill. to help veterans

There are lots of great events taking place in the Heartland to celebrate Independence Day! There are lots of great events taking place in the Heartland to celebrate Independence Day!
A 30-year-old Cape Girardeau County homicide is still a mystery. A 30-year-old Cape Girardeau County homicide is still a mystery.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that would help Illinois veterans. Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that would help Illinois veterans.

Happy Independence Day!

I hope you're enjoying the holiday--it's a beautiful day for it! Bob Reeves will be in this evening to tell us about what the forecast has in store for firework shows tonight.

You can also visit kfvs12.com/weather for the latest.

Trying to decide which Heartland Fourth of July events to visit? Click here for a list of ways to celebrate America throughout the area.

We've got lots of news and information headed your way this evening on Heartland News and here's a peek at what we're working on:

On Heartland News at 5, we'll have details on the reopening of the Statue of Liberty, a Steele robbery suspect arrested, unrest in Egypt and more.

Join us at 6 or click here for a special ITeam report on a 30-year-old Cape Girardeau County homicide mystery.

Also at 6, we'll have details on a special reenactment in Cape Girardeau for the holiday and a list of firework shows taking place in the Heartland Thursday night.

Head to kfvs12.com for details on a report that ranks Missouri roadways 8th in the nation.

Also, a puppy helps kids with facial differences and a new world record has been set in hot dog eating.

I hope you have a great evening!

Jen Baird
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