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Ill. safety laws, baby sold on Craigslist, A-Rod suspension

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed new road safety laws. Gov. Pat Quinn has signed new road safety laws.
A-Rod's suspension from Baseball continues to garner attention, both positive and negative. A-Rod's suspension from Baseball continues to garner attention, both positive and negative.
Are student loans ruining people's lives? One financial bureau thinks so. Are student loans ruining people's lives? One financial bureau thinks so.

Hello and happy Tuesday!

It's another muggy, possibly rainy morning for the Heartland. Get the full details on the day's forecast on the Breakfast Show or visit kfvs12.com/weather.

The Johnson County Police standoff continues into its fourth day this morning. We'll have full details throughout the morning.

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed some new road safety laws. Tune in at 5:34 for the particulars from Carly O'Keefe.

Following that, I'll tell you about a truck that fell 40-feet off an interstate in Boston on Monday and it was all caught on camera!

Join us at 6:05 for the story of a man in New York who was arrested for allegedly trying to sell a baby on Craigslist.

Then at 6:15 we'll discuss details on a financial bureau that says student loans are ruining the lives of those who have them.

Join us for 12 minutes of commercial-free news starting at 6:45. Tuesday's topics include the latest on the A-Rod suspension, lab-grown hamburger meat, the shooting at a Pennsylvania meeting and more.

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