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Obama visits Ill., natural gas explosion, George Joseph in court

President Obama is set to visit Illinois Wednesday to discuss the economy. President Obama is set to visit Illinois Wednesday to discuss the economy.
A natural gas well off the coast of Louisiana exploded Tuesday and is still burning Wednesday morning. A natural gas well off the coast of Louisiana exploded Tuesday and is still burning Wednesday morning.
A review of menthol cigarettes shows they may be more dangerous than other cigarettes. A review of menthol cigarettes shows they may be more dangerous than other cigarettes.
Could Alex Rodriguez be banned for life from baseball? Could Alex Rodriguez be banned for life from baseball?

Happy Wednesday!

There are lots of things happening around the world and here locally and we've got all the news, weather and info you need to get your day started here on the Breakfast Show:

President Obama is coming to Illinois Wednesday to speak on the economy. We'll have full details at 5:10.

Catch the latest at 5:20 on the suspect in a Washington mall shooting who is now in custody.

I'll have details at 5:36 on how you can win free Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo tickets on the Breakfast Show all next week! Click here to enter.

New information from the FDA shows the potential dangers of menthol cigarettes. Click here or join us at 5:45 for more.

We all had to take gym classes in school, but at 6 we'll tell you about how this class is getting a new technology twist.

A natural gas fire off the Louisiana coast continues to burn and there's no word yet on when the blaze will be contained. We'll have more on this at 6:28.

Join us for 12 minutes of commercial-free news starting at 6:45. Wednesday's topics include George Joseph's day in court, Illinois conceal carry, one of baseball's biggest players could be suspended for life and much more.

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Have a super morning!

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