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Car crashes into building, Jonesboro school fire

A car crashed into a building in the 2100 block of Broadway around 5:15 p.m. today. A car crashed into a building in the 2100 block of Broadway around 5:15 p.m. today.
A Jonesboro Elementary classroom was damaged today after a fire caused by the window AC unit. A Jonesboro Elementary classroom was damaged today after a fire caused by the window AC unit.
A Cape Girardeau woman has died after being hit by a vehicle on Friday morning and the driver has been charged. A Cape Girardeau woman has died after being hit by a vehicle on Friday morning and the driver has been charged.
Cops say four men were found today after being held in 'deplorable' conditions at Texas home. Cops say four men were found today after being held in 'deplorable' conditions at Texas home.
House Republicans voted Friday to dismantle the troubled No Child Left Behind law for evaluating America's students and schools. House Republicans voted Friday to dismantle the troubled No Child Left Behind law for evaluating America's students and schools.

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A car crashed into a building in the 2100 block of Broadway around 5 p.m. today. The car crashed into the building with the business, "Photography by Carrie."

A Cape Girardeau woman has died after being hit by a car this morning. The driver of the car was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the first degree.

Crews were called to Jonesboro Elementary in Illinois this afternoon for a fire. Police say a window air conditioning unit caught fire and damaged a classroom. You can click here for more.

A new study suggests diet soda could do more harm than good, but not everyone agrees. Christy Millweard talked to a registered dietician, along with diet soda drinkers and non-diet soda drinkers. You can click here to see what she found out.

Outside the Heartland, four men found living in "deplorable conditions" in a Houston garage today told police that they were being held captive after being lured by promises of food and cigarettes so that their captor could cash their public-assistance checks. You can click here to read more.

In national news, House Republicans voted today to dismantle the troubled No Child Left Behind law for evaluating America's students and schools, saying states and local school districts rather than Washington should be setting rules for ensuring that kids are getting good educations.

Amber Ruch
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aruch@kfvs12.com

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