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Social Club turned down in East Prairie, concealed gun law in IL

The city council will decide next Monday whether to put the tax on the November ballot, which they're expected to do, and determine where those tax dollars will go. The city council will decide next Monday whether to put the tax on the November ballot, which they're expected to do, and determine where those tax dollars will go.
Sisco and Miguel are together again after the scared dog ran off after they were involved in a hit-and-run. Sisco and Miguel are together again after the scared dog ran off after they were involved in a hit-and-run.
An estimated 30,000 people that arrived in Prescott Valley today to pay an emotional tribute to the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots. (Photo Source: CBS 5 News) An estimated 30,000 people that arrived in Prescott Valley today to pay an emotional tribute to the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots. (Photo Source: CBS 5 News)

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Todd Tumminia was in East Prairie today where a couple bought a building and wanted to turn it into a social club, but city leaders say they can't approve it. Watch Heartland News at 9 and 10 for more.

Some politicians in the Chicago area are vowing to keep up the fight for tighter rules and regulations for concealed carry, but for now, the law is in place. Arnold Wyrick will have more tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10 about what the changes will look like.

Cape Girardeau's one percent restaurant tax is set to expire, and voters will get the chance in November to let it run out or extend it. Tyler Profilet looked into what the city council is considering to do with the tax in the future. You can click here for more.

Illinois became the last state in the nation to allow public possession of concealed guns as lawmakers rushed today to finalize a proposal ahead of a federal court's deadline. Both chambers of the Legislature voted to override changes Gov. Quinn made to the bill they approved more than a month ago.

Days after a disabled veteran and his service dog reunited after they were separated during a hit-and-run crash in Texas. The man is publicly thanking those who helped reunite him with his pet.

In national news, firefighters came from every corner of the United States, some even from other countries, to join an estimated 30,000 people that arrived in Prescott Valley today to pay an emotional tribute to the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who perished in the Yarnell Hill Fire on June 30.

Amber Ruch
County News Digital Content Producer
aruch@kfvs12.com
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