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Abortion notification law - Smith on layoffs - Mo. gun safety for 1st graders

MO & IL have made the news concerning abortion laws. MO & IL have made the news concerning abortion laws.
Congressman Smith weighs in on a  recent layoff announcement affecting hundreds. Congressman Smith weighs in on a recent layoff announcement affecting hundreds.
Gov. Nixon has signed legislation allowing a gun safety course to be taught to first-graders. Gov. Nixon has signed legislation allowing a gun safety course to be taught to first-graders.

Good afternoon!

The ACLU of Illinois says the state's abortion notification law will go into effect in 35 days. It requires doctors to notify a girl's parents of her abortion 48 hours before the procedure.

And, a Missouri bill will become law, basically making medication abortions via a web camera illegal.

Christy Millweard has the details on these stories tonight at 5:00.

The jury in George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial has left the courtroom to begin deliberations.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation allowing a gun safety course to be taught to first-graders.

We spoke to U.S. Congressman Jason Smith today about hundreds of call center layoffs announced yesterday in Cape Girardeau. He says while he understands it's a tough blow to the local economy, and believes something good will come of it.

Five year old Chloe Olson helped save her mother's life, and called the 911 dispatcher "Daddy."

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced her resignation Friday.

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden wants asylum in Russia, and is willing to make a deal.

Parents who have been fretting over the low levels of arsenic found in apple juice can feel better.

Next time you walk into a grocery store, know the foods you put in your basket could reduce your risk of breast cancer.

At 5:00, Jeff Cunningham will be live at a classic car auction in Cape Girardeau.

Bob Reeves says it will be clear and cool tonight, and warm and sunny tomorrow!

Josh Frydman has more on the Cards-Cubs series in Chicago, the Capahas take on Charleston and Jackson Legion baseball.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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